An amazing week with the creator and Polygon! A big step forward with Polygon’s NFT Space. 

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Web3: Made in India Crosses the Finish Line at Polygon Connect on Dec. 1
  • Polygon zkEVM Arrives at ETH India
  • Polygon Sponsors Startup Weekend Global 2022
  • Magic Eden Comes to Polygon to Accelerate Blockchain Games Development
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ECOSYSTEM UPDATES

Hola readers! GBM’s Bid-to-Earn smart contracts, which let bidders make money even if they are outbid, are now optimized for Polygon, deltaDAO Taps Polygon Supernets to Establish a Decentralized Data Economy Ecosystem on Global Scale, and OnePlanet Introduces Launchpad for NFTs on Polygon.

Let’s dive in.

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Polygon On-Chain Data Highlights

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Network Analysis

  • DeFi on Polygon was particularly impressive last week, with a majority of the big projects closing in the green. Top highlights (by users): Uniswap V3 (48.2k, +17%), Sushiswap (16.2k, +102%), Kyberswap (15.1k, 56%), and Hop Protocol (14.8k, +423%).
  • While weekly NFT active wallets (1 Mn+, +24%) and Mints (5.7 Mn, +62%) continued to grow for the second consecutive week, NFT transactions increased for the third consecutive week, reaching 179.5k (+40%).

dApps Spotlight

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NFT Highlights

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Web3: Made in India Crosses the Finish Line at Polygon Connect on Dec.1

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Polygon’s Web3: Made in India roadshow crosses the finish line with Polygon Connect India in Bangalore on Dec. 1. As we reflect on our month-long journey, the companions we met and knowledge gained, it’s also an opportunity to peer into the future. 

On the eve of ETHIndia, Polygon Connect is the last chance in Polygon’s tour across the subcontinent to celebrate developers, creators, and entrepreneurs who have made Web3 possible. Our Web3: Made in India Tour took us to Guild events in Kochi, Jaipur, and Hyderabad, with stops in the next two weeks in Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Mumbai, and Delhi.

Polygon zkEVM Arrives at ETH India

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Next month, Polygon zkEVM will be center stage at ETH India and Polygon Connect, our dev-driven sessions preceding the conference. Polygon co-founder David Schwartz will lead several discussions on Polygon zkEVM, including “zkEVM & Polygon ID: A Major Milestone in Ethereum,” on the main stage, and “zkEVM: The New Ethereum Dev Frontier,” on the side stage. In anticipation, we wanted to update you on the progress of the public testnet, recent milestones, and where we go from here.  

There’s still time to register for Polygon Connect India. But if you can’t attend, join the public testnet. Deploying smart contracts verified with Zero Knowledge (ZK) is a lot easier than you think.

Polygon Sponsors Startup Weekend Global 2022

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Even the most accomplished startups need guidance, whether that’s learning the ropes of the industry when you’re just starting out, or finding the best talent for your team, or approaching problems with creative solutions. 

That’s why Polygon has become a global sponsor of Techstars Startup Weekend Global 2022!

We want to help the best minds of this generation make the economies of tomorrow. From Dec. 9 – March 4, startups looking for more support with their blockchain businesses will dive deep into the metaverse and find mentorship, learn to build together, and pitch funders during one of the world’s most innovative, dizzying Web3 hackathons.

Magic Eden Comes to Polygon to Accelerate Blockchain Games Development

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Magic Eden, a leading cross-chain NFT marketplace, is integrating with the Polygon network to accelerate the development of exciting blockchain-based games and global brands entering Web3 in order to bring the next billion users to the metaverse.

With the expansion to Polygon, Magic Eden will be able to work closely with strategic intellectual property owners, world-class game developers, and emerging creators. The collaboration has already brought key partnerships to Magic Eden, with game development giants BORA by Kakao Games, IntellaX, nay, Boomland, Block Games, Planet Mojo, and Taunt Battleworld ready to debut on its Polygon Launchpad coming out in December. These games will benefit from Magic Eden’s industry-leading distribution and go-to-market expertise, including project/concept positioning, pre-launch timeline planning, and connections to Web3 communities.

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