Arweave Ecosystem Weekly Report #28: The 6000 Followers Edition
We would like to start this weekly update with a big and humble “Thank You!” to everybody that has showed us support on the journey so far. We are very happy to announce that we have reached a new milestone of 6000 followers on Twitter. We are over the moon and so proud to be part of this amazing community that keeps on pushing further and harder.
So, let’s dive in and see what’s happened in the ecosystem this week.
I. Arweave Network
Open Web Foundry Final Community Spotlight
What an amazing week it has been in the ecosystem with the Open Web Foundry (OWF) showcasing many new projects. Our own Pierre will be reporting on all these awesome new projects soon, so stay tuned! Be sure not to miss the final OWF Community spotlight event today at 6 pm CET.
🚨 a final peek at the newest projects on the #permaweb!
Community Spotlight #6 at 6pm CET / 12pm ET tomorrow ⏰
— Open Web Foundry 🐘 (@OpenWebFoundry) March 10, 2022
Arweave x Polygon Hackaton has ended
Good luck to all entrants for the Arweave x Polygon hackathon – at AN, we’re excited to see the new innovations after judging is complete. We first reported on the hackathon here, if you want to see what it is all about, and get a taste for what a hackathon can entail.
— Arweave Team (@ArweaveTeam) March 8, 2022
II. Arweave Ecosystem
Verto partners with Arweave Team and Bundlr Network
Verto Exchange partner up with the Arweave core team and Bundlr Network to offer free uploads of 100kB or less to Arweave’s Permaweb via the ArConnect browser extension wallet.
In short: developers can now make ArConnect transactions FREE.
Read on to learn more! 👇 pic.twitter.com/tpJA9dhbix
— Verto Exchange (@vertoexchange) March 7, 2022
Sarchophagus’s leadership conversations go public
The Sarcophagus team has moved all the conversations they would normally be making between themselves to a public Discord server so anyone can see the developments and give their own ideas. As well as joining in on Discord, you can listen to the DAO’s past team calls on permacast here.
Join our Discord community to keep up with news and developments in the community!https://t.co/YnvSTFHVY8
— Sarcophagus 𓂀 (@sarcophagusio) March 10, 2022
Arbitrum integrates Bundlr Network
This is allowing Arbitrum users to seamlessly store their data on the Arweave Permaweb – a huge unlock for the ecosystem, since Arbitrum has over 440,000 unique addresses.
Learn more below. 👇 https://t.co/oCkH9BCLZM
— Arbitrum (@arbitrum) March 8, 2022
SO-FAR launches an NFT marketplace backed by Arweave storage
SO-FAR, a new fine arts NFT marketplace launches on Solana utilising Metaplex. The platform hosts all assets and metadata on Arweave by default.
🌀ＬＡＵＮＣＨＩＮＧ ＴＯＭＯＲＲＯＷ 🌀
— sofaronline (@so_faronline) March 8, 2022
RedStone launches RedStone Academy to teach web3
RedStone Finance launches its RedStone Academy that is focused on helping people of all backgrounds jump in to learn how to develop their own SmartWeave smart contracts on Arweave using the RedStone SmartWeave SDK.
1/ Have you ever thought about writing your first #SmartWeave contract but didn't know where to start? 🤷♂️
— redstone.finance (@redstone_defi) March 7, 2022
Akord raises $2.3 million in an investment round to further their development
Social vault platform Akord has raised a $2.3m seed round to build an Arweave-backed permanent storage solution for digital heritage. Backers include Maven11, D1 and Arweave. Also on the list is SevenX ventures – a fund with vast ecosystem experience and a portfolio that includes ArDrive, Koii, everFinance and Spheron.
The funding gives us the resources to market our secure and permanent storage and collaboration service🚀💥
— Akord (@AkordTeam) March 7, 2022
Creators using Manifold.xyz are now able to get a better overview of stats on the dashboard
Manifold users can now dive deeper into their sales analytics across multiple platforms including Foundation and OpenSea.
Collector Stats now in Manifold Studio 📊
Creators! You can view information about your top and newest collectors of your NFTs across your @manifoldxyz contracts and common marketplaces including @foundation, @SuperRare, @opensea, and @rarible.
1/ More on Collector Stats 👇 pic.twitter.com/WmJlalzPce
— manifold.xyz (マ,マ) (@manifoldxyz) March 8, 2022
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