Weekly Project Update：Cosmos launch native USDC, StarkWare Token launch delayed due to technical optimization and Top 10 Projects
1. Cosmos will launch native USDC via Interchain-Atomic link
On October 1st, according to Cosmos official Twitter, native USDC will be launched on Interchain using Interchain Security. According to the announcement, Interchain’s support for native USDC will make Dapps run more efficiently.
On 27th September, the Cosmos Hub 2.0 draft white Paper was officially released at the Governance Forum. link
On September 28, Circle announced plans to launch USDC in the coming months on five networks: Arbitrum, Cosmos, NEAR, Optimism, and Polkadot. link
2. Aptos’s weekly summary
2.1 Argo is now deployed to Aptos testnet link
On October 1st, the lending protocol Argo was deployed to the Aptos Testnet. Users can participate in the protocol interaction by connecting to the Aptos Testnet through the Aptos Ecowallet.
2.2 Celer is on the Move — asset bridging is now enabled for AptosLabs devnet link
On September 30, Celer Network was officially announced to be deployed in the Move Ecosystem and is building more cross-chain use cases through Aptos’s Ecosystem project.
2.3 Ouyi wallet will complete access within 24 hours of Aptos main network launch link
On September 29, Ouyi Web3 wallet officially announced that it would be the first to complete the access within 24 hours after the official launch of Aptos main network. Users can manage their personal assets through App and plug-in Web3 wallet.
2.4 Aptos Labs intends to use Anchorage Digital as the preferred institution link
On September 27th, Aptos Labs proposed Anchorage Digital, the first federally chartered crypto bank in the US, as the preferred institution for the launch of its main network, by allowing institutions to build on Aptos.
2.5 Aptos Domain Name Project Aptos Name Service will provide ANS integration services for its ecological applications. link
On September 26, Aptos Name Service and Aptos entered into a partnership to provide ANS integration and tools services for all major applications of Aptos Ecology. Aptos names can be used by users to receive and send funds.
3. Filecoin’s weekly summary
3.1 Filecoin’s FIP-0036 Proposal wasn’t approved by the community link
On September 29, FIP-0036, a proposal to “Introduce industry maturity multiples to achieve long-term industry commitments,” was voted down by the community, with 44% of token holders, 35% of miners and 67% of core developers rejecting it.
3.2 Protocol Labs: The test network will be launched on November 28, and L2 prototype is in the initial test phase. link
On September 26, Filecoin’s development lab, Protocol Labs, said Filecoin is growing strongly, with the number of storage providers on the Filecoin network growing by 20% each month, with approximately 20,000 individuals using Filecoin to store more than 50 million data objects. And the Filecoin Virtual Machine (FVM) is expected to be released in early 2023, while the Layer 2 prototype is already in initial testing.
4. Gemini’s weekly summary
4.1 Gemini has officially launched Ethereum staking service link
On September 29th, Gemini announced the launch of Ethereum staking service. The free ETH staking will end on October 31st. During the period, customers will receive ETH rewards 15% higher than the basic staking reward rate.
4.2 Gemini propose to increase the volume of GUSD trading in MakerDAO link
On September 29, Gemini submitted a proposal on the MakerDAO Forum to promote the adoption of GUSD in its ecosystem by paying a fixed income on GUSD balances in MakerDAO’s coffers. The proposal is designed to increase the amount of GUSD balances in MakerDAOPSM, and the proposal proposes that Gemini will pay a fixed annual interest rate of 1.25 percent of the total GUSD in the PSM vault, with an annualized fixed rate to be assessed and paid monthly.
5. StarkWare Token launch delayed due to technical optimization link
On September 30, Odin_Free, a developer of Stark Ware, posted a Discord announcement that the StarkNet Token, which was originally scheduled to launch in late September, has been temporarily delayed due to technical optimization, with an undisclosed release date. Odin said some of the components still need to be optimized, and the community will be informed as soon as there is any updates.
It was previously announced on July 13 that Stark Ware plans to launch StarkNet Tokens on Ethereum this September. Initially 10 billion tokens will be minted, with 17% allocated to Stark Ware investors, 32.9% to core contributors, and 50.1% to foundations.
6. Stargaze, the Cosmos ecological NFT app chain, plans to start NFT staking link
On September 28, Stargaze is planning to launch NFT staking mechanism, allowing users link STARS tokens to an NFT and stake the NFT to a node, then earn the PoS rewards and additional NFT rewards. This follows the September 24 launch of Stargaze Studio, a low-code NFT publishing platform that allows creators to publish NFTS without having to write code.
7. Ape’s weekly summary
7.1 NFT lending platform BendDAO considers creating an ApeCoin staking platform link
On October 1st, NFT lending platform BendDAO started a proposal discussion in the APE community, propoesing to create an ApeCoin staking platform. BendEarn will serve as a revenue optimization platform and the BendDAO team also has a development plan to implement the platform, which it estimates will take two to three weeks to build. If the community supports the idea, it will be put to a vote to implement it.
7.2 The ApeCoin DAO’s AIP-88 to integrate APE into NiftyKit has been voted through link
On September 29, the ApeCoin DAO community’s vote on ecosystem funding allocation (AIP-88) for “Earning ApeCoin through the no-code NFT Drop Platform and Launchpad” passed with 91.35% support. The proposal aims to launch Launchpad for the ApeCoin NFT project and integrate the ApeCoin community into an NFT delivery platform.
8. WeMade will launch WEMIX3.0 in October, including a gaming platform, an NFT platform, and stabeloins link
On September 28, Henry Chang, CEO of South Korean gaming giant WeMade, revealed more details about the WEMIX3.0 at the TOKEN 2049 event in Singapore, including blockchain gaming platforms WEMIX PLAY, NFT platforms NILE and WEMIX Fi, stablecoin WEMIX Dollar, and others.
9. Solana-based AAA Gamefi StarAtlas reveals a demo on Epic Games Store link
News：On September 30, Star Atlas, a Solana-based AAA gamefi, released a demo for NFT owners through the Epic Games Store. In addition, developer ATMTA has released a toolkit that will allow other studios to connect UE5-based games to the Solana blockchain. Star Atlas currently only offers access to people with NFTS, who can gain access keys by owning a ship and joining Star Atlas’s in-game factions.
Comments: Star Atlas is a highly anticipated 3A masterpiece. According to the feedback of players participating in the trial, the experience has met expectations. However, some players complained about the details of the trial experience, such as Code verification issues.
10. Illuvium co-founder shares plans for new ‘interoperable blockchain game’ model link
On 29th September, Kieran Warwick, co-founder of blockchain role-playing game Illuvium has lifted the curtain on a gaming concept, the interoperable blockchain game (IBG). Speaking to Cointelegraph during Token2049 in Singapore, Warwick said Illuvium has three games currently being built that will be underpinned by the same economy, governed by a single token (ILV) and connected by the blockchain, making it an interoperable experience.