Polygon is moving forward daily, and we hope you guys do not miss any news in the last 7 days. Here is your Polygon Weekly Recap.

Key Takeaways

  • Supercharge your Web3 project with Techstars Powered by Polygon
  • How Decentral Games built a leading metaverse game With Alchemy and Polygon
  • Neowiz and Polygon launch Web3 game platform Intella X
  • Polygon Bridge for Gnosis Safe has arrived
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Ecosystem Updates

Hola readers! It’s finally here! Coca-Cola launched first-of-a-kind, generative, and sharable collectibles on Polygon, they have teamed up with Techstars for a web3-specific accelerator program, and Epic league, a web3 games development studio, has announced its global strategic partnership with Polygon. 

Let’s dive in. 

Polygon Highlight On-Chain Data

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Network Analysis

Weekly NFT mints have been escalating for a month now, reaching 12.64 Mn, a whopping 200% increase from Week 28. Parallelly, the NFT volume now holds at $113.82 Mn (a 1.5x increase in the last four weeks). 

Crazy Defense Heroes increased its userbase by a solid 45% last week, reclaiming its position in the Top 10 dApps. Balancer (5.4k, +62%) is the new entrant in the Top 25 list. 

dApps Spotlight

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NFT Highlights

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Supercharge your Web3 project with Techstars Powered by Polygon

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Polygon has teamed up with Techstars London for a Web3-specific accelerator program that will offer personalized programs, hands-on mentorship, and unrivaled investor networking opportunities to a cohort of founders building on Polygon and in Web3. 

Techstars is a quality-first accelerator program that focuses on helping early-stage startups evolve into mature, self-sustaining companies. The program is customized for each class and special emphasis is put on one-on-one mentorship curated to the specific needs of each participant. As a result, builders get their hands on cutting-edge tools and resources to help them survive and thrive successfully.

If you are a founder or builder interested in applying for the accelerator program, mark your calendars for Aug. 29, read up on Techstars accelerator programs and stay tuned for the latest updates on the Polygon Daily and our social media handles.

How Decentral Games built a leading metaverse game With Alchemy and Polygon

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Decentral Games leverages Alchemy’s Web3 developer platform to easily integrate their metaverse onto the Polygon blockchain.

  • $0.01 average transaction cost
  • 1,000+ daily transactions
  • 99.99% uptime 
  • < 2 minutes to sell out 1,000+ NFTs at drops 

The customer-obsessed Decentral Games (DG) team has pioneered the metaverse with their marquee game, ICE Poker, built and scaled on Alchemy and Polygon.

ICE Poker is a free metaverse poker game where players earn rewards by completing daily challenges and competing against each other on a daily leaderboard. Skilled players are rewarded with $ICE tokens, the in-game currency that enables upgrades of items and access to new tournament modes.

Neowiz and Polygon launch Web3 game platform Intella X

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We’re delighted to reveal that Polygon is teaming up with the massively popular Neowiz Corporation, a multi-platform video game development and online publishing giant based in South Korea. Together, we will launch a brand new Web3 gaming platform, dubbed Intella X, which will bring some of Neowiz’s popular gaming IPs, including “Cats & Soup” and “Brave Nine,” to Web3 for the first time.

For game developers, contribution to the ecosystem is known as “Develop and Earn”. By developing and deploying games/content to the ecosystem, the platform calculates certain on-chain and off-chain data to determine the contribution rate for each developer’s game.

Launching alongside the platform is Intella X’s proprietary wallet, “IX Wallet.” Optimized for game services, the Web3-based wallet is to offer major platform services such as DEX, Bridge, NFT Launchpads, NFT Marketplace, and more.

Polygon Bridge for Gnosis Safe has arrived

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Introducing Polygon Bridge for Gnosis Safe —the most convenient way for Web3 teams to transfer their Safe assets between Polygon and Ethereum. The integration enables users to enjoy the benefits of Safe’s multi-sig technology without sacrificing security, cost, and convenience.

User-Specific Use Cases:

  • Web3 Teams who manage community-owned assets in a Safe on Ethereum and want to repurpose their assets seamlessly, reliably, and at a low cost. 
  • DeFi Protocols & DAOs who want seamless and transparent fund management including granular permission on high-value transactions, payroll, asset allocation, etc.
  • Institutional Investors who want to integrate digital assets into their portfolio, Gnosis Bridge creates the perfect balance between security and cost.

Join us this Thursday, Aug. 11 at 7 a.m. EST for a live demo where we’ll walk you through the platform and answer any questions you have. Sign up here.

Get started with Gnosis Safe on web and mobile to store and manage your crypto assets securely.

Let’s bring the world to Ethereum!

Additional Notable Events

The VillageWonders application deadline has been extended!

Speaker Jordi Baylina talked about the ZK tooling created to develop the Polygon zkEVM.

Day 1 of Polygon Connect was incredible

Tune in to Day 2 of Polygon Connect in Seoul

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