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04 November 2022
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October Monthly Update

October Monthly Updates

Key highlights from October

Market is cool. Noise is less. Aaaand, it's the perfect time to BUIDL!

On the product front the team is buidling hard across all ends β€” starting from UI/UX to architecture to smart contracts. The BD team has been busy closing partnership deals. Keep an eye on ZKX Twitter to stay updated about the latest partnership announcements.

Marketing team is razor focused on the Contributors Incentives Program. Stay tuned as they're planning something massive! On the @stark_con front, we visited Pune this month where 130+ STARK maxis joined us to learn about StarkNet, Cairo & L2 Scaling!

We're having a series of LIVE competitions in our Discord. Join to win guaranteed USDC rewards!

For now, let me walk you through how I spent my October πŸ‘‡

Our CTO showed off his dance skills at Fintech Merge in London πŸ•Ί

Our CTO showed off his dance skills at Fintech Merge in London

In The Spotlight

1. StarkWay is here!

StarkWay is here!

Our captain @0xEduard introduced StarkWay, a universal bridge for ERC-20 to StarkNet @ StarkNet CC Lisbon. He also talked about @stark_con and our upcoming roadmap.

2. London Merge πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

London Merge

Our Co-founder & CTO @bitpactum took the stage along with @mr_optimax, @prankstr25, @RadkoAlbrecht & a few other movers and shakers at β€œMerge”, an event by @Fintechnexus in London. They discussed how to tokenize real world assets.

3. AMA with viaBTC

AMA with viaBTC

ZKX captain @0xEduard along with @MichaelRosmer, @lianzhu365, @MaySparkDigital @Arthur_0x were hosted by @ViabtcCapital. They talked about the role of DeFi derivatives in the next web3 summer.

Tweet of the Month

Tweet of the Month
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Starkware Ecosystem Update

  1. @zkLend hosted ZKX in their spaces where they explored the perps market in detail.
  2. @stark_con is looking for both tech & non-tech grantees for their $50,000 Grants Program. Register here.
  3. @nethermindeth introduced UniStark - Uniswap on StarkNet.
  4. @argentHQ introduced dappland, a place to find and explore the leading dApps across the StarkNet ecosystem.
  5. @ZKEX_Official, a DEX orderbook, announced their public testnet.
  6. New versions of starknet.py (v0.7.0-alpha) and starknet.js (v4.9.0) were released.
  7. @briqNFT is in construction mode. They launched a new website and announced dates for their mainnet and NFT sales!
  8. StarkNet Basecamp cohort #1 has started. 5 weeks program to study Starks, Cairo, StarkNet and StarkNet dapps development.
  9. @StarkNetCC is coming to India.

Special thanks to Swagtimus, odin_free, @0xNurstar, and StarkNet Intern for helping me source this information!

What's Next?

  1. Leaving the ghats, the STARKs will be heading towards the Himalayas! - Join their expedition here πŸ§—β€β™€οΈ
  2. Our community games, Trivia Thursdays and quizzes will be in full force. Join our Discord to participate and earn USDC .
  3. Something BIG is coming in the ZKX universe. Stay tuned πŸ˜‰

Stay tuned for our next update as I share exclusive tea 🍡 with you every month. For now, back to work!

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