Fantom General Update | August 15, 2023
Welcome to the latest General Update!
Over the past few weeks, the most ambitious Fantom hackathon yet concluded with winners sharing a prize pool of $300,000+, the Gas Monetization program grew with a quarterly bonus, the Fantom ecosystem expanded with several new stablecoins and tokens from LayerZero and Axelar, and AWS released a workshop on how to create games on Fantom!
Join us as we recap the latest developments in the world of Fantom.
News and developments
Fantom Hackathon Q2 2023 closed submissions with over 1000 participants! Over the following weeks, our judges determined the winners that shared the $300,000+ prize pool.
LayerZero introduced its own versions of popular stablecoins and tokens to Fantom — USDC, USDT, WETH, and WBTC — increasing the liquidity available in the ecosystem.
LayerZero and Axelar have enriched the suite of assets available in the Fantom ecosystem by introducing their own versions of USDC, USDT, WETH, and WBTC.
Fantom Hackathon Q2 2023 concluded with 1,114 participants and the winners of the many prizes were announced, including an NFT cloud server rental service and a P2P lending platform!
Launches and integrations
Vertical Blocks, the one-stop place for everything blockchain, Fantom, and beyond, is growing strongly and has almost reached 2,000 followers on Twitter!
Building dApps with No Code
CryptoHeadz at Quantum Miami 2023
Gas Monetization and Ecosystem Vault 2.0
Progressing GameFi on Fantom