Fantom General Update | August 15 2022
Been away for summer holiday? Here’s what happened in the Fantom ecosystem in the last 14 days.
New governance proposal: Lower Staking Rewards
A new proposal seeks to adjust staking rewards downwards as fee income for validators and stakers has grown 18x year-over-year. This means the network is in a strong position and could provide a longer run-rate for emissions and adjust rewards to the market-rate.
🗳️ Vote is open
Launch of our official Fantom Podcast
Our new podcast “Vertical Blocks” will provide you with insights about our technological progress and business development initiatives, as well as perspectives from the Foundation’s team and builders on Fantom.
The first episode is live with hot topics such as:
- What differentiates Fantom
- The new grants program
- VC relationships
- Business Development initiatives
- … and more
Fantom @ the Chainlink SmartCon 2022
Fantom CEO Michael Kong will speak at this year’s SmartCon, one of the biggest conferences with over 100+ web3 founders, developers and researchers.
SmartCon 2022 is taking place in NYC Sep 28-29.
Understanding Fantom transaction fees
👉 Learn how Fantom keeps transactions fast and gas prices + energy use low in our newest blog post.
Node service provider Blockdaemon adds Fantom support
Blockdaemon provides a high-performance validator-as-a-service solution to the Fantom network. Get access to high-quality nodes with 99.9% uptime and end-to-end support.
Fantom partners with Cypher Capital
We are happy to announce that Cypher Capital will contribute strategic funding to the Fantom ecosystem. Cypher Capital will support projects across Web3, DeFi, Gaming with early-stage backing and their expertise.
Fantom ecosystem projects release big updates
It’s building season (it always is)!
PaintSwap released V3 of their NFT marketplace
V3.0 NFT Marketplace is now live on https://t.co/zcIymnFcFC on the #fantom network. Let's go through all the amazing features in this Twitter thread! Full details can be seen on medium https://t.co/me5AeWjAzB #ftm #nfts #marketplace 1/24 pic.twitter.com/qKr475TFH5
— PaintSwap (@paint_swap) July 29, 2022
SpiritSwap v2 is in beta, for anyone to try out
V2 is LIVE ! 🧵
Users can now access SpiritSwap V2 beta via the following link : https://t.co/Vpsash0z2n
Users can read our full medium article on protocol upgrades via: https://t.co/yx4U0x4NoV pic.twitter.com/2XLHzUTu9A
— SpiritSwap (@Spirit_Swap) August 10, 2022
Beethoven v2 is up for testing
Ludwigs at the ready!
V2 has (un)officially launched & is currently up for testing.
From a complete UI overhaul to a comprehensive revamp of the underlying infrastructure.
We invite you to explore the awesomeness that is V2
— Beethoven X (@beethoven_x) August 10, 2022
Fantom transfers are live on Hyphen – Biconomy’s bridge
You can use Hyphen for fast transfers or add liquidity to the Fantom pool to earn rewards.
The number of unique addresses is up +126% (1.900.000 addresses) since January 1.
- List of DeFi & NFT focused Nansen strats
- US Treasury sanctions cryptocurrency mixer Tornado Cash
- H1 2022 Crypto Fundraising Report
🔦 Check out our new ecosystem spotlight with WigoSwap.
🎙️ Fantom CEO Michael Kong joined Binance for a Live AMA
🎧 Head of Marketing Juan went on an absolute Twitter Space spree