With its technological strengths, Near Protocol still takes firm steps in any market situation. Every day is a step forward for Near, let’s take a look at the notable events as well as the talking numbers across the ecosystem.

TL;DR

  • Some Ecosystem Metrics & Key Highlight Data
  • Open Forest protocol mainnet is live on NEAR
  • Decrypt Media featured NEAR protocol in their recent article.
  • NEARPay is now ready to use in Europe!
  • An Open Invitation to the Harmony Community
  • Near Protocol stand for top 4  Stablecoin Liquidity comparing with other top blockchain
  • USN Statistics
  • DApOdcast with Aurora’s CEO, Alex Shevchenko talks about decentralization, mass adoption, user experience, intercompatibility between blockchains

Ecosystem Metrics & Key Highlight Data

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Big Things Around The Ecosystems

Near ecosystem is always proud to be an ecosystem that is constantly building and developing regardless of the general situation of the market. Therefore, the continuous updates on the entire ecosystem will show us the big picture of what Near in general and the big projects in the ecosystem in particular have done.

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The TVL of Near & Aurora this week is about 583M$ (+1,2%)

Open Forest Protocol Mainnet is Live on NEAR!

Open Forest Protocol (OFP) is now live and ready to onboard forestation projects on the carbon neutral.

Decrypt Media featured NEAR Protocol in their recent article.

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Duel Network partners with NEAR Protocol, to bring their upcoming end- to end gaming and NFT-platform to life in the NEAR Ecosystem with a grant from the NEAR Foundation.

A Web3-based gaming and entertainment project called Duel Network has the first “Never Lose” dueling system in the world and keeps developing GameFi, NFT, and P2E. As Duel Network, we are aware of how crucial it is to work across many networks in order to create a complete gaming and entertainment ecosystem. We are happy to report that we have been approved into the Near Foundation’s funding program in this regard.

Fireblocks Provides Custody Facility for Institutional Investors on NEAR Read the article by the NEAR.org team, on how Fireblocks expand the NEAR Ecosystem

An exciting new relationship between NEAR Foundation and Fireblocks, a top supplier of custody and settlement services for digital assets, has been announced. More than 1,300 banks, hedge funds, and financial organizations rely on Fireblocks, which has so far protected the movement of more than $3 trillion.

Through the Fireblocks integration with NEAR, institutional customers will now have safe and secure access to the NEAR Protocol’s quick and inexpensive sharded proof-of-stake blockchain.

Clients like BNY Mellon, Credit Suisse, and other Tier 1 institutions may now access the NEAR ecosystem like never before by utilizing Fireblocks’ industry-leading custody solutions.

NEARPay is now ready to use in Europe!

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An Open Invitation to the Harmony Community: In light of recent events in the Harmony One ecosystem, NEAR Foundation is launching a development fund dedicated to enabling ex-Harmony projects to build on NEAR and Aurora.

The NEAR Foundation puts out great effort to establish a reliable ecology. a location where programmers, entrepreneurs, and community members may work together to create the Open Web.

Many projects that were launched or are now being built on the Harmony network are now experiencing uncertainty at this turbulent time for Web3 and the larger global economy. For this reason, the NEAR Foundation is extending a warm welcome to everyone who is now developing on Harmony to join the NEAR community and establish themselves as permanent residents of this thriving ecosystem.

NEAR Foundation and Proximity Labs have gathered sizable relief funding for projects from the Harmony ecosystem as part of this invitation. Here is what you need to know if you want to move your project to NEAR.

NEAR Opens the Door to More Wallets

Fostering an ecosystem that can create and sustain the essential elements of a robust and dynamic Web3 ecosystem has been a key component of the NEAR’s mission.

The provision of wallets is one of those crucial roles. The Foundation has so far created and maintained a wallet on wallet.near.org to aid in the rapid and simple onboarding of users into the NEAR ecosystem.

As NEAR moves toward decentralization, wallet.near.org will eventually serve as the main page for all compatible wallets running inside the ecosystem.

NEAR is now available on 9/10 biggest CEX. Our next stop is probably coinbase, one of the big backers of NEARProtocol

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Near Protocol stand for top 4  Stablecoin Liquidity comparing with other top blockchain

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Stablecoin liquidity is really an important factor for an ecosystem.

Ethereum is completely out of the race, NEAR has a truly remarkable position. Followed by big chains like BSC, AVAX, FTM, POLYGON and ARBITRUM.

USN Statistic

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After the collapse of LUNA and Terra, the topic of stablecoins is very interesting. Therefore, updates on the native stablecoin of the Near ecosystem are absolutely necessary, above are some notable highlights of USN.

We can see that the growth % of USN is not too large but there are still positive changes. There are always incentive campaigns of projects to increase USN’s demand.

Community Update

DApOdcast with Aurora’s CEO, Alex Shevchenko talks about decentralization, mass adoption, user experience, intercompatibility between blockchains, and more.

https://anchor.fm/commit-hq/episodes/daPODCAST-with-Alex-Shevchenko-CEO-of-Aurora-e1ljiv1

Next Twitter space of NEAR Protocol, Adam Ardisasmita – CEO of Reality Chain will talk about Near Future and what’s happening at NEARCON, Aug 3 9PM.

References

https://anchor.fm/commit-hq/episodes/daPODCAST-with-Alex-Shevchenko-CEO-of-Aurora-e1ljiv1

https://near.org/blog/near-opens-the-door-to-more-wallets/

https://medium.com/nearprotocol/duel-network-x-near-protocol-announcement-71f3462d5d64

https://near.org/blog/fireblocks-provides-custody-facility-for-institutional-investors-on-near/

https://aurora.dev/blog/weekly-update-2022-07-29

https://near.org/blog/an-open-invitation-to-the-harmony-community