Greetings everyone! We are back with our Project Update Report №14 for the 04/18–05/21 period. In the last month, we have successfully launched the Mainnet Alpha and fairly quickly met our security and stability benchmarks. We have on-boarded new partners and Delegates, expended the number of Consensus Delegates, attended industry-related events and the long-awaited Consensus 2019.
We have prepared this blog in order to do a recap of our recent achievements to share with our beloved community.
IoTeX Mainnet Alpha Release!
Mainnet Alpha serves as the origin for the Internet of Trusted Things, which enables all physical and virtual things — humans, machines, businesses, dApps — to exchange information and value at a global scale. It provides a robust foundation for developers to create next-gen dApps. Look forward to more in-house innovations for data privacy, trusted computing, and IoT from IoTeX to foster the new decentralized economy!
We are proud to have all of you as Genesis Voters & Delegates — let’s continue the great work and build the future of IoTeX together!
Mainnet Alpha Update #1
It has been almost 4 weeks since the launch of Mainnet Alpha and the IoTeX blockchain is performing extremely well! Delegates are starting to distribute rewards to voters and we are proud to report that we have met our defined security/performance benchmarks. Let’s get ready to invite more Delegates to participate in consensus!
The number of Consensus Delegates has been increased from 12 to 18 at epoch #350!
Stake & Vote
We hope that most of our community has already staked & voted, but in case if you are new to IoTeX, here are the resources that you will find helpful:
Make sure to get familiar with our 50+ Delegates and review their website, introduction, community plan, and rewards plan that you can access through the voting website below.
IOTX listing on Korean premiere exchange — Gopax !
Trading Pairs: IOTX/KRW (our first KRW pair!), IOTX/BTC, IOTX/ETH
Wallet Open Date: Apr. 24, 2019 15:00 KST
Listing Date: April 25, 2019 15:00 KST
Check listing campaigns here
IoTeX is coming to NYC Blockchain Week
We had a great time at #PRIVACYLAND with @NuCypher @EnigmaMPC @zcoinofficial, Beam, @SpringLabsMain @concordium @dRoutenetwork in NYC Blockchain Week — presentations, panel discussions, and networking with top privacy projects/researchers! Big thanks to all the attendees and looking forward to future events. Stay tuned to our recap and podcast soon!
May 15, 2:40 PM — 3:40 PM EDT at Max Theater, Rendezvous Trianon
Rallen of IoTeX and Fan in Conflux discussed the Current Challenge and Future Adoption of Public Chain on Roundtable at Consensus 2019 in New York.
On April 25, Alina, Community Manager of IoTeX has joined OKEX and Bitfish in Bangkok , Thailand to discuss “Mainstream Crypto Adoption” .
On April 30th, our co-founder Raullen, has attended Huobi University to be a speaker at a panel discussion on blockchain innovations along with Arc, NKN, and others.
Here comes the Desktop Wallet for native IOTX — download now to play around with it! Please be aware that this wallet only supports native IOTX token — please do not use it to store your ERC20 IOTX . The next version is coming soon with more cool features!
ISCC (The Information Security and Countermeasures Contest) 2019 has designed its #SpecialChallenge using IoTeX blockchain ! ISCC, firstly held in 2004, is the major security & pen-test competition in China, sponsored and organized by prestige institutions and top universities . The last contest attracted more than 6,000 hackers and security researchers from over 900 institutions/universities.
More Strategic Partnerships!
We are proud to introduce our new IoTeX Delegate and strategic partner: Blockfolio! With over 5 million users, Blockfolio is the #1 crypto portfolio tracker . Together, we will bring blockchain to the masses
Amber Weather is going to support IoTeX Emerald, their users will be able to purchase premium features using IoTeX Emerald.
IoTeX has been featured and is now available on Ethplorer.io — a source of information and analytical data for traders and crypto investors to make educated decisions.
IoTeX is now listed on Stakingrewards , which is a curated knowledge & database for passive income opportunities with digital assets.Community & Campaigns
IoTeX Signature Campaign II
In March, we have hosted our first Signature Campaign on Bitcointalk and after having a very active support and engagement from our community, we came back with the second round and have added another forum, Altcoinstalk,
Community Rewards Program — Let’s Make Content Campaign
Our Bounty for creating Original Content starts on May 20 and will run for about one month! Take this opportunity to learn something new and help to educate others by picking one of the proposed topics or pitch your own ideas to us!
Rules & details are in this blog
By hosting this campaign, we wanted to celebrate the successful IoTeX Mainnet Alpha Launch! Looking forward to your creative works & the best ones will be featured on our official channels
IoTeX and CoinGecko are hosting a 25,000 IOTX Giveaway to celebrate the launch of IoTeX Mainnet, as well as to welcome CoinGecko as one of our 18 Consensus Delegates
Enter for your chance to win! https://gleam.io/1wI7g/coingecko-x-iotex-25000-iotex-giveaway
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