Projects Info Summary (12.18–12.25)
1/ On December 18, the trading volume of the Wootrade platform reaches a new record, rising from $27 million to $73 million.
2/ The Trading GUI is released. Now professional traders could have a new interface and can participate in the GUI test in early 2021.
1/ The Wootrade Turkey Twitter account was established. It was created by the Wootrade community on its own initiative.
1/ Suji Yan, the co-founder & CEO of Mask Network, will be a guest speaker at the event themed “The Present is DeFi & DAOs” that hosted by Bitfwd, Collider Labs, and Huobi on Jan 2021.
1/ The Sandbox Game Maker will release v0.4 soon, the most significant version ever. These updates including a new user interface, a redesigned library of materials, and a new battle system, etc.
More information: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/Wyc00fHgLyoMqbQFEhsFKA
2/ The Play To Earn platform published the Weekly Trading Volume Rank of NFT Projects. The Sandbox ranked 3rd with $130,000 volume, behind the Axie Infinity and the Sorare.
3/ The Messari, a website about cryptocurrency data, now supports The Sandbox.
1/ From December 14, users can deposit, withdraw, and trade SAND Token through ZenGo wallets. Users can participate in The airdrop hosted by The Sandbox and ZenGo cooperatively, and the airdrop will distribute $50 of SAND to every user.
2/ The Sandbox will hold the preseason 0 events on the first public Alpha version in Q1 2021, present the Sandbox’s “earn while you play” system, which will allow users to earn SAND tokens as well as other exclusive rewards including NFT assets by completing tasks.
More information: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/ScmlOLbn1ucvKx_o5WrCzw
3/ The first virtual LAND NFT charity auction of The Sandbox was successfully concluded on December 21. This auction is aimed at supporting UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) and finally, 12x12 sized Land was successfully bid by user F77ED0 at 700,000 SAND.
More information: https://opensea.io/assets/0xf17131a4c85e8a75ba52b3f91ce8c32f6f163924/1
4/ The Sandbox is launching a “Level UP” Game Jam event where participants will receive $350,000 worth of SAND tokens and LANDS NFT assets.
5/ The Sandbox hold the Smurf NFT Give Away Event, distributing a Smurf NFT asset to owners with LAND assets before December 12.
1/ In October, Phala and other Polkadot projects held a mini-hackathon on Gitcoin, where 7+ developers and teams have submitted “blockchain + secrecy” products based on Phala smart contracts. They are: Secret Note, SecretFileBox, Secret B64Code, Account Password Manager, Encryption Calculator, Tuna Ledger, and Confidential GPS Data Collection Website.
More information: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/5DcyBb98TdcvXqtdQe26ng
2/ The testnet event “1605 Miner Race” is still in progress, as of today (December 25), there are 1218 online TEE computing nodes, and the network’s computing power has reached 375,040, which has exceeded the second milestone (280,000 computing power).
3/ The dual mining tutorial of Phala Network and Crust Network is released, miners with Intel SGX devices can mine Phala and Crust or other storage projects at the same time.
4/ Phala launched the first cross-chain privacy implementation with Acala. The XCMP protocol enables cross-chain interoperability between Phala and Acala with strong customization of parachain under a lower workload.
More information: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/3CjEGCfvmy3chuOuNcy1Pg
1/ On December 25, at 3 pm. Phala CEO Marvin introduced the recent information of the Phala project in Cryptogram Live. The live event also airdropped the Phala “Christmas candy box”.
2/ Marvin, founder of Phala, and Andrey, partner of Wootrade, participated in the HappyBlock talk show “TaoHuaShan”.
1/ Akropolis now integrated Yearn, Pickle, and Cream, and will have an integrated DCA solution with the above products.
Yearn will have access to Akropolis’s business development and exposure to its relationship with institutional clients, as well as to new investment strategies and products created by Akropolis.
More information: http://delphi.akropolis.io/rewards
2/ A new proposal has been added to the snapshot. It proposes to end incentive distribution. The proposal is valid until January 1, with the snapshot on November 27. Discuss and vote on Discord #delhi-community-governance channel.
1/ From December 24th to December 29th, Akropolis and HappyBlock, an integrated blockchain marketing agency, are co-holding a week-long “Play, Find Santa, Earn AKRO” Christmas community drop event.
Radix is designed to build Layer1 protocols that serve DeFi. Radix is extensible, easy to use, and can be built and deployed via APIs without the need for smart contracts.
1/ Piers Ridyard, CEO of Radix, talks with mStable’s James Simpson in a Podcast about DeFi topics, including the role of stablecoin, why mStable was built, and more.
More information: https://www.radixdlt.com/podcast/mstable-make-money-make-money/
2/ Piers Ridyard published an article in Forbes about how London has evolved from a FinTech hub to a DeFi hub.