Newsletters/ISSUE # 106

NEWSLETTER ISSUE #106

A weekly update on everything that moves NEAR Protocol
 NO 106 ·  Tue 25 April, 2023

 

Hello NEAR community!


Today, we're excited to introduce you to Derivio!

 

Derivio is a derivatives platform platform built on zkSync and NEAR focused on catering to the needs of both retail and institutional-grade traders by offering structured derivatives that are customisable to suit your risk appetite.

 

Check them out here! 🎉


Speak soon,
Mr. News
 

NEARWEEK is aggregating and curating information across the NEAR ecosystem. This edition was curated by the community via 249 news contributions to the NEWS DAO.

 

Highlights

A16Z : 7 SANITY CHECKS BEFORE DESIGNING A TOKEN
Tokens offer a wide range of possibilities, and designing them goes beyond tokenomics. However, token design is still in its early stages, and improvements are necessary. A16Z proposes seven sanity checks to consider before creating a token and highlights the need for a comprehensive guide on token design. LINK

ALEX SHEVCHENKO : AURORA TOKEN ECONOMY 2.0
A proposal has been made to update the token economy within AURORA, including the implementation of a consumption use case and a reward system based on staking. The proposal also examines the Aurora DAO Council treasury and the removal of the booster coefficient from staking. LINK

NDC - NEARCON 2023 WILL BE HOSTED IN LISBON! LINK

NANSEN x NEAR : ENHANCING ON-CHAIN INSIGHTS
Nansen has announced a partnership with NEAR to offer advanced analytics into the NEAR ecosystem. The partnership will provide real-time data and unlock insights into transaction patterns, wallet activity, and network growth, empowering developers to create even more robust dApps and expedite the next chapter of Web3. LINK

NEAR x ABSOLUTE LABS : ACCELERATING WEB3 ADOPTION
NEAR Foundation is excited to announce a new partnership with Absolute Labs, a company revolutionizing Web3’s marketing stack. Its Wallet Relationship Management platform can be used by Web2 brands and Web3 startups alike to acquire, convert and retain customers on the Open Web. LINK

NEAR BLOCKCHAIN : TWITTER AMPLIFICATION INITIATIVE
Calling out to all Project Founders and builders of NEAR Ecosystem: Wanna get your project featured on our Twitter? Fill out the form. LINK

AWESOMENEAR : NEAR ECOSYSTEM LEADERS LINK

DeFI

INTRODUCING THE OPEN FOREST PROTOCOL ECOSYSTEM EXPLORER
OFP introduces its new Ecosystem Explorer: the world's first forest ecosystem interface built on blockchain. This interface allows users to easily access and explore data on the world's forests, with a focus on sustainability and conservation efforts. LINK

FINOA EXPANDS SUPPORTED NEP-141 TOKENS ON NEAR
Here’s an overview of the 7 NEP-141 tokens that you can use on Finoa: $META, $SWEAT, $STNEAR, $REF, $BRRR, $PEM. LINK

CROSS-CHAIN SWAPS ENABLED ON AURORA BY PANGOLIN DEX
Pangolin DEX has enabled cross-chain swaps from Ethereum to Aurora, and vice versa, through BridgeSwap. This new feature aggregates available bridges and exchanges, providing users with more options for trading on Aurora. LINK

NEARSTARTER PARTNERSHIP WITH META POOL & META YIELD
You will soon be able to farm $NEARIA on Meta Yield! Meta Yield is a product of Meta Pool, the leading liquid staking derivative (LSD) project on NEAR. LINK

Community and Guilds

NEARWEEK : AUDIO & PODCAST LIBRARY
A selection of project and community audio recordings that cover the NEAR, Aurora, and Octopus Network ecosystem and their respective developments. LINK

NEARWEEK : COMMUNITY CALENDAR [NEW]
NEARWEEK launches its custom community calendar to be used by the entire NEAR ecosystem! Please populate the calendar with project launch dates, NFT drops, and Twitter Spaces. This way users in the space are aware of everything that's scheduled to happen. LINK

NEARWEEK : MERCH STORE
Our NEAR ecosystem merch store is live - stack up your NEAR drip!! If you're a project and want your design featured in the store, please e-mail: shop@nearweek.com. LINK

NEARWEEK : NEWSBOT
The NEARWEEK Twitter newsbot offers the easiest way to ensure that any breaking NEAR Protocol-related news on your timeline is picked up by NEARWEEK.To send us a submission, simply comment or tweet:
< !submit @nearweekbot > — it's that simple!

Developers

AURORA RELEASES ITS ENGINE 2.9.0 VERSION LINK

DEVELOPER DAO SPONSORS SNARKYJS TRACK IN ZPK/WEB3 HACKATON FOR UP TO $19,000 LINK

MULTI-TOKEN STANDARD PROPOSAL (NEP-245)
A proposal has been passed by the TENAMINT team to develop a Multi-Token Standard (MTS) on the NEAR Protocol. The MTS will provide a standard interface for the ownership, transfer, and batch transfer of various types of tokens, reducing gas consumption and increasing network throughput. NEP-245 would also offer bridging benefits for seamless interoperability across multiple blockchain networks. LINK

FREE STORAGE FOR AND IMPROVED ONBOARDING THROUGH NEP-366 LINK

ENCODE x AURORA HACKATON — REGISTER NOW!
This highly anticipated hack will bring together developers, designers, and entrepreneurs from around the world to build groundbreaking projects using Aurora’s technology. The hackathon will run for four weeks, kicking off on 30th May and culminating with a grand finale on 12th July. LINK

NEAR DEV GOV REFERRAL PROGRAM
Are you a NEAR ecosystem outlet, an influencer, or a someone organizing NEAR Protocol events? You can be paid for referring people with ideas to DevGov DAO. LINK

Join The Ecosystem

NEAR WIKI
The open-source, collaborative wiki connects you to information about everything relating to the protocol, usage, infrastructure, opportunities, and guilds. LINK

RAEN GUIDE : NEAR + RUST, THE FRIENDLY WAY
A complete guide to help developers launch NEAR apps faster than they thought possible. LINK


LEARN NEAR CLUB : HOW TO USE & BUILD ON NEAR
An all inclusive hands-on onboarding platform to NEAR Protocol, connecting NEAR ecosystem projects to pro-active community members via (L)Earn method. Supported by NEAR Foundation. LINK

FREECODECAMP : NEAR CURRICULUM
The curriculum will contain at least ten interactive practice projects that will guide you through learning the NEAR protocol and its tools. You'll learn how to build and deploy your own smart contracts, dApps, work with NEAR command line tools, and much more! LINK

NEAR : RUST SMART CONTRACT DEVELOPMENT
The following guide explores the general principles of smart contract development, focusing on ways to merge NEAR Protocol development with normal web applications. LINK

NEAR : RUST SMART CONTRACT SECURITY COURSE
This Youtube series aims to teach NEAR Rust Smart contract security based on Timur Guvenkaya's previous experiences as a developer and discovered vulnerabilities. LINK

Project Growth

MISS THE NEAR PROTOCOL TOWN HALL? NEAR INTERN HAS YOU COVERED LINK

PARAS LAUNCHES WALLET-TO-WALLET INSTANT CHAT, POWERED BY GHOSTY
Paras has launched a new feature that allows instant wallet-to-wallet chat for all its users. This Web3 chatting experience promises to be user-friendly, secure, and fun. LINK

ZOMLAND IDO: WL GIVEAWAY LINK

AURORA WEEKLY UPDATES [2023-04-21]
Read it here: LINK; or, give it a watch here: LINK

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