BANANO Monthly Update #20 (February 2020)

By banano | Banano | 2 Feb 2020

The 20th month since the BANANO main-net launch is over, meaning it’s time for another monthly update from the BANANO ecosystem! The idea of those monthly updates is to keep our community informed, provide a good starting point for new people looking at the project, and to be transparent about BANANO’s ongoing distribution activities. This BANANO Monthly Update February 2020 summarizes all important happenings in the BANANO ecosphere in January 2020.


BANANO was Listed at Vitex Exchange (+ ongoing 5 Million BANANO Airdrop)

BANANO was listed with an ETH pair at the Vitex Exchange DEX. To celebrate this, we teamed up with VGATE and VITE and did a Telegram AMA at the Vite Telegram Group together with a 500k $BAN airdrop. Also, there’s an ongoing Airdrop to all Vite wallet app users who can claim up to 88 $BAN daily until a total of 5 Million BANANO are distributed. You also can read-up the AMA here.
Full announcement | Direct Link | All BANANO Exchanges


BANANO was Listed at Exchange

BANANO was listed at the exchange, a centralized exchange popular in Asia, with a USDT trading pair.
Full announcement | Direct Link | All BANANO Exchanges


Banano Bites Episode 6: Not Your Keys, Not Your Coin

‘Banano Bites ‘ — BANANO’s educational video series came back with another episode in January! This time, we thought it’d good to remind you what’s yours and what isn’t! Get your coins off exchanges today!
Full announcement | Direct Link


BANANO on CoinmarketCap

BANANO was finally included as tracked listing at! Most BANANO exchanges are not on CMC yet, thus the data is still incomplete. It’s somewhat paradox that the BANANO marketcap isn’t actually showing up on CoinMarketCap, but that will hopefully be fixed over time.
Banano (BAN) at | All BANANO Exchanges


Airdrop still up: Get Your Share of 1 Million BANANO in the ATAIX exchange community voting!

BANANO is rocking another community voting, this time at ATAIX Exchange. Yes, we’re still on first place, with more than 24000 votes! The BANANO team is giving away 1 MILLION BANANO, and the voting is still up, meaning everyone can get their fair share! Just vote daily for BANANO to be listed at AITAX Exchange, and once BANANO is listed there everyone who voted will share the total airdrop pool of 1 Million BANANO equally, based on the number of total votes!

Full announcement | Direct Voting Link | All BANANO Exchanges


Even more BANANO News from January 2019

‘Black Monkey’ Faucet Game Round 23
Black Monkey’ Faucet Game Round 24
Black Monkey’ Faucet Game Round 25
‘Black Monkey’ Faucet Game Round 26
BANANO now has a channel on LBRY
Beta-Test of BANANO’s new faucet game ‘King Of The Jungle’
BANANO GRAMMYs Giveaway Launched
BANANO Fountain: A new Visualizer for New BANANO transactions

All-time BANANO News list at

What the Fork is BANANO?

For those of you who don’t know BANANO yet: BANANO is a cryptocurrency (like Bitcoin or Ethereum, just a much newer generation). BANANO was forked from the cryptocurrency Nano in April 2018 and thus is powered by DAG technology — here to distrupt the meme economy. Yes, BANANO has memes! And also feeless and near-instant transactions, a highly active community, and active technical development! The BANANO community doesn’t take themselves too seriously, but we’re here for the long run and we enjoy what we do.

On top of this, BANANO is super easy to use. Just try our slick mobile wallet called Kalium and get your first free $BANANO from one of our faucets within minutes! Also, BANANO has a free ongoing distribution through innovative faucet games. You can find more details on our official website:, and you’ll find help getting started at

BANANO is already traded on several exchanges. You’ll find current information collated at Coingecko and an overview about all current exchanges here.

BANANO on February 1st, 2020:
Price: $0.000492 | 5 sats (Jan: $0.000465 | 6 sats) 
Market Cap: $477,035 (Jan: $439,269)
Rank: #849 (Jan: #835)
Source: Coingecko
BANANO Exchanges


Data from February 1st, 2020:
Circulating Supply: 960492637.79
Burned Total: 312393573.84
Total Supply: 3090430095.35
You can always check current supply and burn details through our supply API.

BANANO Faucet and Distribution Overview

We still have several faucets running permanently since quite a while, quick overview here:

An instant & self-sustaining faucet, combined with messaging

Earn BANANO by contributing CPU/GPU power to medical research via Folding@Home

BANANO Powerplant
Browser-based altcoin mining that pays rewards in BANANO

Also, Banano BoomPow basically is yet another constantly running faucet that was added recently.

New faucets and modifications will follow soon, and adjustments might always be made to ensure that BANANO’s free distribution stays fair, and also doesn’t make our community members too dependent on BANANO earnings.

Within January 2020, we’ve freely distributed a total of ~35 Million BANANO (December 2019: 27 Million; November: 37M; October: 16 Million; September: 16M; August: 60M; July: 47M; June: 48M; May: 35M). Just to name the major events, this has happened through faucet payouts (Black Monkey, Bananominer, Powerplant, Monkeytalks, BoomPow), tipping allowances and celery (rewards) to all core team members, major contributors and moderators.

BANANO Tipbots as we use them at Discord, Reddit, Telegram and Twitter are instrumental for showing newly joining members how easy-to-use and fast BANANO truly is, and to actually have everyone use BANANO for what it’s made for — tipping others!

Sidenote: Our Twitter Tipbot account unfortunately was suspended recently, but it’s meanwhile back with a new Twitter handle and your balances are all safu, check it out here: @bantipbot.

Example Twitter/Telegram Tipbot: In total, since the Tipbot was started in Mid April 2019 until February 1, 2020, more than 28 Million BANANO with a total value of $13350 were tipped in more than 207,000 transactions, only at Twitter and Telegram!

BANANO Social Media Recap

Community activity on all platforms is key for BANANO growth and ripening! To keep track of this, here’s the monthly overview about our main social media/news channels with follower counts as of February 1st, 2020 compared to counts from January 2020 and January 2019 (as far as available, some accounts started more recently):

Discord: 9899 (Jan 2020: 9444; Jan 2019: 16326) 
Twitter: 10611 (Jan 2020: 6634; Jan 2019: 2275) 
Reddit: 3820 (Jan 2020: 3632; Jan 2019: 1248) 
Telegram (main group): 6751 (Jan 2020: 6499; Jan 2019: 742) 
Telegram (news channel): 2938 (Jan 2020: 2009; Jan 2019: 27) 
Facebook: 2130 (Jan 2020: 2092; Jan 2019: 559) 
Instagram: 1455 (Jan 2020: 1396; Jan 2019: 600) 
Blockfolio: 1166 (Jan 2020: 1106; Aug 2019: 957) 
Medium: 415 (Jan 2020: 409; Jan 2019: 25) 
Youtube: 452 (Jan 2020: 433; Jan 2019: 153) 
Coingecko: 541 (Jan 2020: 492; June 2019: 240) 
Steemit: 27 (Jan 2020: 25; Jan 2019: 7) 
Publish0x: 827 (Jan 2020: 672; July 2019: 176) 
QQ: 571 (Jan 2020: 583; June 2019: 641)
new QQ: 1128 (Jan 2020: 1145; June 2019: 294)
Wechat: 318 (Jan 2020: 316; June 2019: 232)
new Wechat (QR): 240 (Jan 2020: 241)
Weibo (QR): 92 (Jan 2020: 92; June 2019: 42)
Uptrennd: 1632 (Jan 2020: 1451; Sep 2019: 268) 
Minds: 60 (Jan 2020: 37; Sep 2019: 25)
LBRY: 482 (Jan 2020: 145)

Bananojobs: 888 (Jan 2020: 845; Sep 2019: 681) 
Banano Royale: 1723 (Jan 2020: 1721)

BANANO Telegram Recap

Telegram is easy to use and overall pretty popular, and thus the perfect place to easily help new community members getting started with BANANO, in their language. That’s why we are opening more and more channels in all major languages, and our Telegram Tipbot enables us to send all new members some BANANO right away through a near-instant, feeless on-chain transaction, seeing is believing!

You’ll find a Telegram Tipbot How-To and all group links always here:

Here are current follower counts of all official BANANO Telegram Groups for February 1st, 2019 compared to counts from January 2020 and January 2019 (as far as available). Of note, we regularly clean up some groups and remove inactive users or deleted accounts, which is the main reason for lower numbers in some cases.

Telegram news channel: 2938 (Jan 2020: 2009; Jan 2019: 27)

English: 6751 (Jan 2020: 6499; Jan 2019: 742) 
Spanish: 2587 (Jan 2020: 2654; Feb 2019: 1056) 
Vietnamese: 535 (Jan 2020: 559; Mar 2019: 25) 
Turkish: 480 (Jan 2020: 528; Apr 2019: 141) 
Portuguese: 384 (Jan 2020: 419; Mar 2019: 28) 
Indonesian: 735 (Jan 2020: 681; Feb 2019: 24) 
Russian: 257 (Jan 2020: 244; Mar 2019: 66) 
Filipino: 178 (Jan 2020: 180; Apr 2019: 14) 
Italian: 281 (Jan 2020: 279; Feb 2019: 5) 
Romanian: 145 (Jan 2020: 153; Apr 2019: 32) 
Chinese: 171 (Jan 2020: 171; Mar 2019: 20) 
Polish: 182 (Jan 2020: 175; Mar 2019: 5) 
India: 76 (Jan 2020: 75; June 2019: 39) 
French: 73 (Jan 2020: 65; Mar 2019: 8) 
German: 76 (Jan 2020: 76; Mar 2019: 16) 
Greek: 91 (Jan 2020: 96; June 2019: 3) 
Croatian: 303 (Jan 2020: 141; June 2019: 4) 
Korean: 36 (Jan 2020: 36; Mar 2019: 20) 
Japanese: 30 (Jan 2020: 31; Mar 2019: 4) 
Arabic: 88 (Jan 2020: 29; June 2019: 3) 
Dutch: 48 (Jan 2020: 34; June 2019: 3) 
Hungarian: 130 (Jan 2020: 91; June 2019: 17) 
Latvian: 14 (Jan 2020: 16; June 2019: 10) 
Hebrew: 17 (Jan 2020: 18; June 2019: 4) 
Persian: 18 (Jan 2020: 16; Sep 2019: 19)
Bangla: 413 (new)

Other official groups:
BANANO Game Room: 839 (Jan 2020: 828; June 2019: 762)

If you want to use the BANANO TipBot in your Telegram group, just add it to the group, make it admin, and start using it (how-to).

Generally, make sure you join suitable groups, help others, and spread the word about BANANO!
Any group missing? Interested in helping out as moderator? Send a message to @bantano#1919 at our Discord or comment below!

BANANO Facebook Recap

BANANO is also expanding its community at Facebook, here’s an overview of our current groups:

Facebook page: 2130 (Jan 2020: 2092; Jan 2019: 559) 
English: 755 (Jan 2020: 748; Feb 2019: 263) 
Spanish: 2765 (Jan 2020: 2754; Feb 2019: 230) 
Vietnamese: 523 (Jan 2020: 525; Mar 2019: 15) 
Portuguese: 88 (Jan 2020: 88; Mar 2019: 34) 
Indonesian: 42 (Jan 2020: 43; Mar 2019: 20) 
German: 15 (Jan 2020: 15; Mar 2019: 8)

BANANO Outlook

As you can see, the core team and all the BANANO community supporters are constantly working on different new projects adding up to the BANANO ecosphere. We’ll continue developing new things and improving all the stuff we already have up and running. There always will be new things such as innovative airdrops, new faucets and faucetgames, and we’d love if even Banano Runner would have a comeback some day. At the moment we’re working on getting Camo BANANO, BANANO’s privacy layer, to the next level, and are aiming to getting actually more than one new faucet game up and running. In any case we can assure you we’re working hard on those and also new on exchange listings, and will get everything done one after each other. We’re all here for the long-term!

Stay tuned, and whenever you have an idea and/or ability to contribute to the BANANO ecosphere whatsoever feel free to contact us!

How can YOU help?

BANANO is merely what its community makes out of it ❤

If you want to help spreading the word and increasing our community, join our channels and suitable groups, follow our accounts, like and share/retweet our posts, and help others getting started!

At this occasion: A huge hug and thank you to all our supporters, contributors, moderators, giveaway creators, BANANO tippers, and meme creators at all the different $BANANO social media channels for doing a really really awesome job ❤ Keep it up!

Any group/language missing? Interested in helping out as moderator at Telegram or Facebook? Any idea to develop or contribute to the BANANO ecosphere otherwise? Contact @bantano#1919 at our Discord, or leave a comment below for questions or suggestions.

Previous BANANO Monthly Updates:

January 2020 | December 2019 | November 2019 | October 2019 | September 2019 | August 2019 | July 2019 | June 2019 | May 2019 | April 2019 | March 2019 | February 2019 | January 2019

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