Community Update #3: Post Launch

Community Update #3: Post Launch

By benlakoff | Charged Particles | 5 Mar 2021


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Charged Particles kicked off our launch with one of the biggest parties the Metaverse has seen yet has seen yet, with some 2,000 attendees at our Charged Particles Art Gallery on 17-Feb.

We’re live, and we’re only just getting started. More features, more airdrops, more events and a LOT more interest-ing NFTs.

Some Platform Stats since LAUNCH

Gas prices have been consistently pretty wretched since our launch. Despite the high gas prices, here are some platform stats since launch:

  • 168 “Protons” or NFTs Minted on Charged Particles and 73 have been sold, with ~$215,000 in Sales for Artists on the platform.
  • >$15,000 has been “Energized” and deposited inside of NFTs, generating $100’s in interest for the NFT holders.
  • >300 ETH (~$450K) Raised from LEPTON Sales

We’re quickly iterating and adding key features to our DApp, while keeping focused on building a community interested in developing the overall protocol and really unlocking more features with the (very hot) NFT industry.

We’ve also just announced the artist lineup for our next event.

This event will be on 16-March, mark your calendars… We’re getting really excited already!

Airdrop of $CHARGE to LEPTON Holders

Check your wallets.

We’ve airdropped nearly 300K CHARGE to community members, more than ever before.

In addition to the CHARGE airdops from the Launch event, any address that has a LEPTON NFT has received a special $CHARGE Airdrop. We’re big fans of airdrops. ;)

What’s a LEPTON? Leptons are NFTs With Super Powers. These NFTs are a unique offering made possible by the Charged Particles protocol. Leptons are NFTs that multiply your liquidity yield. By depositing these increasingly scarce NFTs inside another NFT on the Charged Particles DApp, mining rewards for our upcoming governance token can be multiplied by up to 310% — a functionality that is first-of-its-kind in the space.

Read in more depth about Leptons here, or click here to buy a Lepton (or 25)!

DApp: Next Features

The UI at app.charged.fi/go has been simplified for ease of use.

At the PROTOCOL level, we have A LOT more features that we cannot wait to start adding.

Some key features being added over the coming weeks:

Ability to Energize (and deposit) into your NFT ANY ERC-20 Token (e.g. Social Tokens, LP Tokens, etc.).

This is a key feature. If you’re looking to engage your community with a custom NFT with your tokens locked inside. Let us know. Happy to collaborate and believe this is a great way to engage your community in an innovative way — and also ride the NFT hype wave a bit.

Ability to Energize (and deposit) into your NFT other NFTs (ERC-721)

Deposit a NFT inside of your NFT. Timelock that NFT? Lots of possibilities here and a key function of the LEPTON NFT — a “yield multiplier” NFT that needs to be deposited into the NFT you’re using to yield farm once those programs are live!

Integration with Compound Finance

Allowing for programmable interest generated by Compound, similar to the integration we have already with Aave’s aTokens. Interested in seeing integrations with other yield sources? Please let us know!

White-listing additional minting platforms

We’ve been voting on this in our discord for weeks. Have a platform (e.g. OpenSea, Rariable, Mintable) that you’d like to see listed? This allows you to take the NFTs you’ve created on these platforms and energize them using the Charged Particles Protocol and make them more interest-ing.

In addition to these key features, we’re actively investigating layer 2 solutions (don’t worry!), revamping a number of improvements for the marketplace and planning the next DApp on top of the Charged Particles Protocol.

A New Metaverse Event — Zero Gravity

Featuring an amazing second wave of featured artists will be debuting their work at our second Metaverse event in collaboration with Token Smart.

The event will feature 40+ pieces of unique NFTs, incentives to earn CHARGE tokens, POAPs, musical performances from IMT, and more — all in a brand new Charged Particles gallery by Richard Dixon.

Join us on March 16th. More details coming soon!

Interested in making art on Charged Particles?

Artists are welcome to start minting, energizing, and selling their work from our website — app.charged.fi — and we’ve even made a handy guide for getting started.

We’ll be featuring individual pieces several times a week and a very special front page spotlight to a handful of selected artists every few weeks.

If you are interested in a featured position, use the platform, tweet out your work, and be sure to tag us!

We’ll be keeping our eyes peeled for not only excellent art but also creative uses of the protocol as well as brand new artists — everyone is welcome!

About Charged Particles

Charged Particles was started as an idea in late 2019 in an attempt to combine NFTs and DeFi in a novel way.

Charged Particles allows users to “Do more with their Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)” offering near-infinite flexibility and creativity within this growing space.

With Charged Particles, any NFT can be transformed into a basket containing other ERC-20 tokens, even other NFTs. The Principal amount can be time-locked inside the NFT, and through an integration with Aave’s aTokens, programmable yield from these DeFi yield-generating assets is just a few clicks away.

Charged Particles is backed by top web3 investors in the space, and the Protocol & DApp went live on MainNet on 17-Feb.

Find Out More

Web: http://charged.fi/

DApp: https://app.charged.fi/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DefiNft

Discord: https://discord.gg/HdRx4SBMDv

Telegram: https://t.me/chargedparticles


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Charged Particles

A protocol fusing Decentralized Finance (DeFi) and Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs). Users to deposit a primary asset such as DAI into their NFTs, which is converted to a yielding asset (e.g. aDAI). Principal & interest (“Charge”) from the deposit asset in then “locked” into the NFT.

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