Celebrating two incredible years with dapp giveaways
November 2023 Cronos blockchain newsletter: celebrating two incredible years, CRO burn program, Ballies, Single Finance, Ebisu's Bay, Bored Candy City and more
Welcome to the November 2023 Cronos newsletter!
On November 8, we celebrated the 2 year anniversary of Cronos as well as OG protocols VVS and Ebisu’s Bay. Many thanks to #CROfam for standing by the ecosystem. Cronos is here to stay and continues to promote the highest standards of sustainability, reliability and security for mainstream adoption.
It’s been an eventful, and overall positive, month for the crypto ecosystem and for Cronos. Daily transactions and TVL are up, token prices are mostly up but also more volatile, which means that it’s time to revisit your DeFi strategies and make make the most of AMM protocols, lending protocols, and perpetuals trading protocols on the Cronos blockchain. On Cronos, you can trade most of the top 50 cryptocurrencies with low transaction fees. Head to Cronos Discover to reacquaint yourself with the top DeFi protocols.
Cronos POS chain announced the upcoming burn of 50 M CRO as part of the existing burn program. Read the explainer article here.
What are the stories behind the top dapps and how are they benefiting from being part of the Cronos ecosystem? Read the latest spotlight interview with Ballies. The Ballies NFT game is now live on Android and iOS. Also, Ballies has entered into a partnership with Veno Finance to allow for their NFTs to be used as boosters in the liquid staking platform.
4 start-ups are joining the Cronos Builders Program, which offers support and curated discounts to projects at the scale-up stage: Ebisu’s Bay, Ballies, Moonflow and Bored Candy City. Follow these interesting projects and apply for the program if you are at the scale-up stage.
Nimbus, the portfolio tracker, has integrated Cronos. Monitor your crypto portolio to make more informed decisions.
Atado Custody, a cutodial crypto solution for Web3 SMEs and individuals, announced Cronos support.
Hyve, a digital items and jobs marketplace, announced Cronos integration. Pay and accept payments in $CRO for your jobs.,
Don’t forget to visit Cronos Discover, the recently redesigned portal that showcases the most popular Cronos apps of the Cronos ecosystem to new and seasoned users alike.
Shout out to the community for helping Cronos to rank well within the CoinGecko league table of top 10 layer 1s. Retweet the announcement.
Cronos POS chain will give away commemorative NFTs on the occasion of the proposed CRO burn proposal (ends 18th Dec) - Complete at least 10 new transactions on Cronos EVM to get a free NFT.
Loaded Lions: Mane City launched its competitive mode season "Rise of the Golden City" with a prize pot of over US$200,000.
Veno has several giveaway campaigns under way: Veno draw (ends on 30th Nov), share of USD300 in VNO for 10 winners. Bounty campaign (ends 25th Dec), share of USD175 in VNO to be won. Zealy leaderboard Campaign (ends 25th Jan) , top 50 on leaderboard to win from a share of USD 1,000 in VNO.
Ebisu’s Bay celebrated their two year anniversary with a "Ryoshi Tales: Celestial Celebration" NFT mint which sold out in under 3 minutes.
DGPals announced a burn event for the existing Unlimited DGPals NFT collection which will take place on 1st December.
Cronos Labs’s Jay Lin partnered with Crypto.com and participated in the jury panel for the CPAC Hackathon during the Singapore Fintech Festival.
Cronos Labs’ Ken Timsit joined Upbit’s UDC conference to talk about insights of the Cronos Accelerator Program when it comes to innovation opportunities at the intersection of blockchain and AI.
Liquid staking protocols are continuing to gain momentum across the crypto ecosystem. If you missed the Twitter Space on this topic, listen to the recording here.
Another Twitter Space: AMA session with the Cronos Accelerator Program and Bubblemaps. Listen to the recording here.
SupraOracles’s decentralized Verifiable Random Function service now supports Cronos.
Kyve, the decentralized protocol for blockchain backups, has integrated Cronos! You can import Cronos data to your preferred backend or use the latest snapshots to synchronize your Cronos node.
Covalent’s faucet service now supports Cronos. With Covalent Faucet, developers have access to an extra source of testnet tokens (TCRO) to build and test their dapps on the Cronos testnet.
Sygma, an interoperability layer for building cross-chain applications, is now live on Cronos mainnet.
Cronos is part of the Google Cloud BigQuery public dataset. With BigQuery, you can create any query from Cronos blocks, transactions and event logs that you heart desires, and get results in seconds. Visit the Cronos Discord server if you have questions.
Are you considering building on the Cronos blockchain? Contact Cronos Labs with any question.
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