1. Total market cap of DeFi tokens: $48.207 billion
Total market cap of DeFi and top ten tokens, data source: coingecko
2. Trading volume of decentralized exchanges in the past 24 hours: $3.863 billion
Trading volume of decentralized exchanges in the past 24 hours, data source: coingecko
3. Locked assets in DeFi: $41.703 billion
Data source: defillama
1. Total market cap of NFTs: $16.957 billion
Total market cap and top ten projects by market cap of NFTs, data source: Coinmarketcap
2. 24-hour NFT trading volume: $1.173 billion
24-hour NFT trading volume and top ten projects by trading volume, data source: Coinmarketcap
3. Top ten NFTs sold in the past 24 hours
Top ten NFTs sold in the past 24 hours, data source: NFTGO
Sei Network to launch mainnet tomorrow
According to LianGuai, Layer 1 blockchain Sei Network will launch its mainnet tomorrow, and the native cryptocurrency Sei will be listed on Binance, Kucoin, and Upbit. After the mainnet launch, the circulating supply will reach 1.8 billion Sei, with a maximum supply of 10 billion tokens, according to Binance.
NFT/Digital Collectibles Highlights
1. Mercedes-Benz announces upcoming release of latest NFTs
According to official sources, Mercedes-Benz has announced the upcoming release of their latest digital collectibles that will explore the design tradition of Mercedes-Benz and connect the past with the present. These digital collectibles are created by the Mercedes-Benz design team led by Chief Design Officer Gorden Wagener.
2. PeckShield: NFT series OpenenEdition #2740 stolen by InfernoDrainer on Blur
According to PeckShieldAlert, NFT series OpenenEdition #2740 has been stolen by InfernoDrainer on Blur.
3. Uniswap community conducts temperature check vote on “Deploying V3 on Scroll” proposal
On August 15th, it was announced on the governance page that the Uniswap community is conducting a temperature check vote on the proposal to deploy Uniswap V3 on the Ethereum scaling project Scroll, which will end on August 20th. The proposal suggests that after successfully deploying on the Scroll testnet, the Scroll team proposes that the Uniswap DAO consider the deployment of Uniswap V3 on the upcoming Scroll mainnet as the official deployment.
After the temperature check, the Scroll team will continue to deploy Uniswap V3 on the Scroll mainnet, and then submit a governance proposal and add the deployed contract addresses. These steps are planned for September.
4. NFT project DeGods launches staking point appreciation feature “Points LianGuairlor”
LianGuai reported that the NFT project DeGods announced on official social media the launch of the staking point appreciation feature “Points LianGuairlor”. Currently, it only supports Season III DeGods NFT and allows users to stake DeGods to earn points to unlock different reward packages. It is reported that DeGods has reached a partnership with Kraken NFT and may expand to more partners in the future.
1. Ouyi Web3 wallet is expected to complete support for the Sei network by 22:00 (HKT)
LianGuai reported that according to official news from Sei, the Sei mainnet has been launched. In order to support the development of new public chains and promote the prosperity of multi-chain ecosystems, Ouyi Web3 wallet is expected to be the first to complete support for the Sei network by 22:00 (HKT)! At that time, users can use the Ouyi app and Web3 wallet plugin to manage their Sei assets.
2. Sei: Airdrop claiming will be available at the launch of the mainnet, eligibility can now be checked
On August 15th, according to official news, Sei will open the claiming of the airdrop at the launch of the mainnet. Whitelisted users must bridge eligible assets to Sei. Active users who create Sei wallets on Solana, Ethereum, Arbitrum, Polygon, BNB Chain, and Osmosis chains can participate. Currently, users are allowed to check their eligibility for the airdrop and participate in cross-chain airdrops at app.sei.io.
3. Compound announces launch on Base network
LianGuai reported that the DeFi lending platform Compound has announced its launch on the Ethereum Layer 2 Base network, supporting ETH and cbETH as collateral.
4. dYdX launches dYdX Chain public testnet 2
On August 15th, it was announced that dYdX has launched the dYdX Chain public testnet 2. The new public testnet includes key upgrades such as the addition of over 30 markets, rewards and ownership (users will receive testnet governance tokens when trading), transaction fees, dynamic margin requirements, etc.
5. Polygon 2.0 introduces the Protocol Treasury
LianGuai reported that Polygon 2.0 introduces the Protocol Treasury, which is an in-protocol ecosystem fund driven by community governance. It aims to bring three major advantages to the blockchain, such as self-sustainable economic support, enhanced decentralization by reducing reliance on the Polygon Foundation, and increased transparency and community participation.
Hot Topics in the Metaverse
1. Zhengzhou: Accelerating the Construction of a Distinctive Metaverse Industry Ecological System and Actively Building “China’s Metaverse Valley”
On August 15th, the Zhengzhou Municipal Government Office issued the “Several Policies on the Development of the Metaverse Industry in Zhengzhou”, providing substantial support for the development of the metaverse industry. Zhengzhou has refined and introduced more than 10 policy measures, among which, top metaverse enterprises and major research platforms that relocate to Zhengzhou or establish regional headquarters in Zhengzhou will receive up to 200 million yuan in start-up capital support, as well as support for “ready-to-move-in” and “ready-to-use office” services; the implementation of major scientific and technological projects in Zhengzhou will receive a minimum financial subsidy of 10 million yuan per project; the implementation of the “Leading R&D Project” in Zhengzhou will receive a subsidy of up to 5 million yuan, which is 50% of the actual payment amount of each individual project. For metaverse scene applications independently developed by companies and institutions, a one-time subsidy of up to 5 million yuan will be provided, which accounts for 30% of the actual investment in each individual scene. The total number of typical scenes identified by the city shall not exceed 20 per year.
Zhengzhou is committed to improving the public service capabilities of the metaverse industry, strengthening the cultivation and introduction of metaverse talents, and providing a maximum project subsidy of 20 million yuan for high-end entrepreneurial teams, 5 million yuan for entrepreneurial leading teams, and 3 million yuan for innovation leading teams; enhancing financial support for the development of the metaverse industry by establishing a special fund with a total scale of 10 billion yuan, and jointly establishing a special fund of 50 billion yuan with national ministries and commissions, provincial finance departments, and social investment institutions to support the development of the metaverse industry; encouraging metaverse companies to go public and providing a one-time reward of 20 million yuan for main board listed companies.
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