Sup folks! Here’s part V of VII of our catch up series - your week at Parachute + partners (31 Jan - 6 Feb'20):
Doc Vic hosted a CoD Team Deatchmatch Round in Parachute War Zone for $PAR and $AMGO prizes. Woot! Plus, a free-for-all flash game and a Battle Royale were pretty fun as well. Bose hosted a general trivia in TTR for 1k $PAR in prizes per question. Congratulations to Andy, Nathan and Jason for winning big at the Parachute Super Bowl Squares. That’s 1M $PAR given away within hours. Holy Canoli! This week we welcomed a new channel to the Parachute fam – ParJar Gaming, in collaboration with Sentivate, Uptrennd, Arena Match, DoYourTip and TTR who are the current sponsors of games in there. Sweet! For Two-for-Tuesday, Gian got Parachuters to post music from supergroups. Epicness! Starting this month, there will be one Parena each fortnight. The first bi-weekly Parena saw Edson beat Kay in the finale to take home 25k $PAR. As we head on to the Parachute anniversary next week, Cap shared some epic sneak peeks into what's coming up - $PAR as a trading pair, crypto on-ramps etc. It’s going to be an awesome year ahead! For #wholesomewed Jason hosted a week long event: "pick up trash on the side of the road or in a public area. Take a before and after photos and a photo of the trash" and win some cool $PAR in the process.
Some more sneak peek into ParJar’s latest stats
2gether had a temporary downtime this week owing to a PecunPay’s system update. Not sure how to get your 2gether card? Watch this video and get your questions answered. XIO announced the start of its transition to Phase 2.0 which will make staking completely automated and decentralised through a simple DApp. This was kicked off by the start of private beta testing. In XIOSocial discussions, Citizens talked about effect of patents on innovation, altcoin emojis and XIO branding. Plus, the team is looking for a technical advisor. There’s 50k $XIO waiting for someone who can make a suitable connection. Click here to watch Birdchain’s January recap. Catch up on the latest at Fantom from their Binance Chain blog update. The Educational Writing Contest winners were announced. The crew wrote about how DeFi is shaping up in the crypto space. Total $FTM staked in the Opera mainnet crossed 40% of total supply this week. Luke from Uptrennd threw open a design contest for their info bot. 10k $1UP in prizes. Nice! Want to help grow the project? Join in! MrMVST’s latest YouTube video talks about how to earn some cool $1UP tokens. Congratulations on crossing 5k followers on Twitter. In the run up to Istanbul Blockchain Week where Uptrennd is one of the partners, Jeff sat down with the event’s founder Erhan Korhaliller to talk about crypto in general and about the markets. As a media partner, the Uptrennd crew were also at CoinPoint’s VIP Networking Party this week to hobnob with C Level Executives in the iGaming space. Check out Opacity’s January update here. The Hydro team travelled to the International Cyber Center in NYC this week for the opening of the Cyber Security and Fintech hub. Did you get a chance to say Hi? The Hydro ecosystem is a world in itself with multiple protocols running a multitude of smart contracts. For example, here’s a rundown of some of the Hydro Tide smart contracts. Also, here’s a list of problems that fintech can solve.
The XIO DApp dashboard will provide comprehensive regarding stake positions and expected rewards
Silent Notary’s storage platform Ubikiri’s daily development updates for this week can be seen here: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. The $LAW IEO on ExMarkets is now extended to March. With the formation of Universal Web Inc. complete, Sentivate progressed to rolling out of its international sites beginning with China. For the detailed update, click here. Apps built on the Universal Web will get access to a neural network fed with realtime data from the network. Also, some more updates here. Ever wondered why an octopus? Click here to find out. Bounties Network co-founder Simona Pop joined OST this week as Chief Engagement Officer. Founder Jason Goldberg was interviewed by Tomer Federman (The Blockchain VC Podcast) where he talked about crypto entrepreneurship. Next month, Jason will be sharing his insights on UX design at Ethereum Community Conference in Paris. In this week’s SelfKey educational articles we got to read about identity management, major data breaches of 2019 and 2020 and a guide to offshore banking. Constellation was selected to the Spring cohort of defense and government accelerator, Dcode. Read more about it here. Cryptonomy’s interview of co-founders Ben Jorgensen and Benjamin Diggles came out this week. Ben also shared a roundup of the latest updates. Reflecting on Pynk’s Crowd Wisdom platform, Matt from the team explored the concept of cooperative investing as a strategy in a new article. A featured article covering the ins-and-outs Wibson was published in Ambito.com this week. The Wibson team also shared a blog post explaining how to find out if your data is being misused on Facebook. District0x’s newest DApp, the District Registry, went live this week. Hosting of all future districts (self-governing marketplaces curated by the community; example – Meme Factory) and their governance will happen through the registry using the native $DNT token. For the latest District Weekly and Dev Update, click here and here respectively.
District Registry dashboard
Harmony’s mainnet $ONE coin is now supported on Ledger. Click here to read the recap of the dev community meetup that Harmony hosted along with Polkadot, Taxa Network and Nervos Network last week in San Francisco. To watch their keynote, click here. $ONE was added to the open beta of hummingbot’s Liquidity Mining program. Congrats for making it to SwissBorg’s list of Top 5 Blockchain Projects of 2019 which was part of their 2019 Crypto Report. Read the January update summary of Harmony, here. The winners of the sticker contest which happened a couple of weeks back were announced after a public vote. K-Pop artist Jung Won-Kwan joined GET Protocol’s advisory board this week. This along with other updates from January were posted in a detailed blog article which also included sections on token burn and the road ahead. Transcripts of their AMAs with theblockcircle and The Gem Hunters were published this week. Plus, Decrypt’s latest article explains how Holland's star comic Jochem Myjer eliminated ticket scalping from his shows by using GET Protocol’s ticketing platforms GUTS Tickets. Global Crypto Alliance’s BitReader GO 1.0 app was previewed this week. The team’s interview with NASDAQ’s Jane King got aired. Global Crypto Alliance was also featured in a Forbes Middle East article about blockchain startups to watch in 2020. YouTuber CryptoHubb partnered with GCA to spread the word on the project in Africa. Coti launched MultiDAG that allows creation of tokens on the DAG structure, which is a first for any DAG architecture. Community nodes of CryptoDaku and tehMoonwalkeR went live on the mainnet. The staking rewards for January have been paid out. Coders will enjoy reading through COTI’s development best practices. DoYourTip’s $DYT token swap happened automatically in ParJar and TxBit.
And with that, it’s a wrap for this week at Parachute and partners. See you again soon. Cheers!
This article is a repost of our weekly update post.