This Week in Avalanche, Mar 19 2021
Avalanche Major News
TrustSwap is expanding their Launchpad services to Avalanche. Upon completion of the integration, anyone can easily generate, lock, and distribute new tokens on Avalanche.
The Complus Bridge, which allows you to transfer between BSC <-> Avalanche <-> HECO, is live.
SushiSwap is live on the C-Chain. Use https://exchange.sushi.com/#/swap with MetaMask connected to Avalanche to access the exchange. Liquidity is quite low right now so be careful.
AvalancheGo v1.2.4 released. The update is backwards compatible. It's optional, but encouraged. The patch includes stability and monitoring improvements.
Avascan released an API to source data for each validator
78.89% staking ratio (301,297,816 AVAX) - ↑ 0.3% from last week
~9.6% current staking reward per year
885 Validators - ↑ 19 from last week
Asset Layer (X-Chain) and DApp Layer (C-Chain)
Beefy Finance, a yield optimizer, is live on the C-Chain
Avalanche Punks, a clone of Crypto Punks launched on the C-Chain
420Swap, an NFT marketplace, launched on the C-Chain
PolarFox announced they are building an AMM & other financial products on Avalanche
NoTex.ch now allows you to convert published blogs to NFTs
Crypt, a decentralized estate planning application which allows custodial and non custodial execution of the winding up of estates. A project started by Hari Seldon.
Spore Finance launched
Penguin Finance are working to bring yield farming, decentralised prediction markets and NFTs to Avalanche .
2,885 assets issued on the X & C chains - ↑ 331 from last week
34,923 total AVAX burned 🔥 - ↑ 6,221 from last week
Stuff for Devs
Avalanche is now fully indexed and available through Covalent APIs
The Figment Avalanche Learn Pathway is live! You can earn free AVAX while you learn by completing tutorials.
Introducing: The Avalanche Learn Pathway - in depth video discussion
AvalancheJS v3.2.2 released
Markr, an Avalanche portfolio management and tracker tool (like Zapper) launched their beta.
See what Avascan are working on in their blog
There is an official Avalanche Clubhouse group.
Pangolin Development Updates: New API and Snapshot Integration
Immunefi is bringing smart contract security expertise to Avalanche’s DeFi ecosystem. If you’re building on Avalanche you can host a bug bounty program with Immunefi. Visit their services page to find out more.
Podcasts, Interviews & Misc
Private Capital Markets In the Digital World: A fireside chat with Securitize CEO, Carlos Domingo and AVA Labs President, John Wu