📰 NEARWEEK EDITION #36 📰
13 – 19 DEC 2021 🌐
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💥 Big things around the ecosystem 💥
- 2021, what a NEAR year! Watch the “End of Year Town Hall”!
- We can’t wait for all the stuff taking off in 2022!!
- NEAR Protocol and Illia Polosukhin awarded the best blockchain technology and Blockchain CEO of the year!
- Marieke Flament joined NEAR foundation as its new CEO!
- Aurora TVL broke through +$200m!! –> NEAR TVL hits +$300m!
- Pickle Finance is live on Aurora!
- NEAR Official Q4 sum up: Hackathons, Upgrades and Integrations.
- NEAR MetaBUILD hackathon about to take off again. Register here!
- NEAR Protocol got listed on Upbit Global.
- Binance Futures launched coin-margined NEAR perpetual contracts with up to 20X Leverage.
- NEAR Foundation awards Picipo $50k grant to help develop its unified NFT management platform.
- KYVE integrates w/Aurora to stream and store tx data to Arweave.
- NEAR partnered with 4EVERLAND on Open Web Hosting Service.
- Endemic becomes the first NFT marketplace on Aurora.
- NEAR 1.23.0 is live! Validator seat price dropped from 3.5m to 64K $NEAR.
- NEAR Foundation embraces Liquid Staking: commits 1.5m $NEAR to Meta Pool.
📈 NEAR’s week by the numbers 📈
- Total transactions: 56,442,075
- Total accounts: 2,015,348
- Weekly max active developers: 1860, GOING UP UP UP!
NEAR Wallet Team, Week 49 Update:
- NEAR accounts grew another 7.7% last week
- Monthly active users are the same
- There are issues with SMS sent to Vietnamese mobile. Fix in progress!
- 1.95 million users, +7.71%
- ~355,000 monthly active users, no difference
- Hired three new team members: One Designer, one frontend and one full-stack developer.
- SputnikDAO metrics:
- Total distributed all-time: 989,598 $NEAR
- Total transactions: 17633
- Total DAOs: 250
- TVL: 112,161 $NEAR
- Sputnik / Astro update.
- Did you know that the plugin feature enables DAOs on Astro to interact with virtually any dApp.
- How to get involved in the Business on NEAR DAO.
- The OINDAOV3 is live! And so is the nUSDO: the first NEAR-backed stablecoin.
- Trisolaris TVL reaches +$150m USD!
- YouMinter Whitelisted on Ref Finance.
- Octopus x Meta Pool: Partnering to launch a pool on Ref Finance.
- Meta-farm is live on Ref Finance. Earn both $Ref and $Meta rewards
- Meta Pool # stakers is showing strong growth: +5.5k in five months.
- Check out the transcript from the latest Meta Pool AMA.
- Dragonfly Capital will be supporting Trisolaris with liquidity provision and advisory.
- Introducing Sauce: StableSwap Feature on Ref.
- $PARAS airdrop to all the early adopters! Check out the details here.
- MEXC Global presents new kickstarter sessions with $PARAS and $DBIO.
- EtnaDAO partnered with NearPad to offer liquidity bonds.
- Jumbo Exchange will be launching from SmartPad on January 6.
- Wannaswap first airdrop event.
- The first live use case built on Flux is Necc Protocol.
- NEAR Core Engineering weekly update.
- Includes dev platform, wallet, node experience, node interface, core, contract runtime and DevRel reports.
- NEAR core version 1.23.0 was released to mainnet.
- Illia joins CV_Labs Incubator: Why you should build on NEAR.
- The NEAR University is launching a limited period referral program to help accelerate the outreach of its various programs.
- Education Team weekly update.
- Check out this full deep dive about the most recent advancement in Filecoin’s bridge development — the NEAR Protocol bridge.
- Encode x NEAR partnership: Education about NEAR – get building!
- NEAR Grants program (NGP) weekly update.
- NGP supports projects that share NEAR’s mission: to accelerate the world’s transition to open technologies by growing and enabling a community of developers and creators.
- Ecosystem Succes Team weekly update.
- Inite awarded $50k grant to build NFT gaming platform on NEAR.
- Join the recently established Aurora Community on Telegram.
- The OFP Ecosystem: Flexing The Web3 Infrastructure Stack on NEAR Protocol
- An overview of upcoming potential airdrops.
- HEO united fundraising campaigns on different chains in one app!
- How to create and import content on Myriad Social.
- Join the NEAR Games community on Telegram.
- List of games that are already running or in development on NEAR.
- Check out PixelDapps’ roadmap for the near future
- Atocha Protocol just submitted their whitepaper.
- Check out “Land to Empire“: a play-to-earn mobile strategy game on NEAR Protocol.
- Checkout Tribe Terra: A post-apocalyptic adventure multiplayer game launching on NEAR!
- NEAR Guilds’ event calendar.
- Rise and Grind, NEAR ecosystem! is live everyday at 2pm CEST.
- Q&A ~ Open Web Contributors. Every week on Wednesday GMT+1
- Join Aurora Update for weekly alpha leaks and news every Fri. 2pm UTC.
- NEAR MetaBUILD Hackathon, Dec. 22 – Feb. 10
- Jumbo Exchange IDO on SmartPad, Jan. 6
- Encode Club x NEAR: Building on NEAR pt. 1, Jan. 11
- Encode Club x NEAR: Building on NEAR pt. 2, Jan. 18
- Science of Blockchain Conference (Stanford University) Jan. 24-26.
Community and Guilds:
- Check out the Guilds’ Tiering System: “An evolutionary Path for Community Development”
- Human Guild have supported more than 70 builders in 2021.
- The NEAR Wiki: Content Plan.
- Chronicle secures exclusive NFT distribution rights for “Feisty Pets”.
- NEAR Protocol is partnering with Apollo 42.
- QSTN NFT Giveaway.
Open jobs in the NEARverse:
- +40 Current job openings at NEAR – Apply and join the team now!
- + 10 current job openings at Aurora
- The NEAR Ecosystem is BOOMING and as one of the most promising crypto projects, it is running into a problem: IT NEEDS MORE PEOPLE. So go on and sign up to join the NEAR Ecosystem!!
Join the ecosystem:
- Check out the NEAR Protocol playlist on YouTube.
- Find out about the NEAR forum and take your first step into the community here.
- Here’s a step-by-step guide demonstrating how to stake $NEAR and earn rewards.
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