Nov 06, 2021
Decipher is a two-day gathering that will feature several topics Algorand builders, businesses and innovators will want to learn about. Many of the top leaders and entrepreneurs in blockchain are set to speak at the event such as:
And many more! In-person tickets for those joining live in Miami are sold out, however, virtual general admission tickets are still available. Those interested in signing up may do so here.
NFT sales are soaring, but many brands lack an easy way to launch their own NFT marketplace. That's why the launch of the first open source, white-label solution for launching an NFT marketplace using the Algorand blockchain will open up new opportunities for brands looking to engage with their customers in more meaningful ways.
The platform, called AlgoMart, removes the complexity around launching an NFT marketplace by offering modular tools, integrated payments & more.
As pointed out by David Markley, Director of Business Solutions at Algorand, AlgoMart is a welcome “state-of-the-art platform that removes complexity for brands to more fully incorporate NFTs into their businesses.”
The Islamic Business and Finance Network (IBF Net) announced the launch of Benevolence, a platform dedicated to benevolent action benefiting deserving projects through donations and volunteering. The project is based on the ideology of “sadaqah,” which recognizes the importance of donating one’s time and finances to humanitarian causes.
Though leveraging Algorand’s technology, Benevolence seeks to address issues that stem from the lack of blockchain-based charity functions including:
Vesta Equity is leveraging the Algorand blockchain to give homeowners a chance to establish additional wealth through their properties without selling or renting them out. Vesta Equity is now seeking individuals looking to have their properties be part of its official launch. Through Vesta Equity, owners will:
Those looking to pre-register may do so here. There is no commitment, and early members can earn as much as $50,000 in home equity without paying fees.
Crypto E-commerce platform Shopping.io is ecstatic to announce it has integrated with Algorand, making the blockchain’s native ALGO currency the newest payment method compatible with their service and enabling all ALGO holders the ability to purchase items from popular E-commerce sites like Amazon (US, UK, Australia, Brasil, India and more), eBay, Walmart, and Etsy.
ALGO holders will enjoy a 2% discount on free packages and up to 12% discount for $SPI holders on checkout!
The INNOVATE Global Hackathon is perfect for those looking to build atop the Algorand blockchain. What’s better than competing for financial prizes while putting your development skills to good use?
Those taking part can join one of three categories:
Participants can win over $100,000 worth of prizes:
An additional 10,000 USDC will be split among 50 other teams submitting projects. Those interested in registering can do so here.
Say hello to Manuel Garcia (MANNYH!MSF), a professional drone racer with the Drone Racing League. As the first Algorand 13th pilot, Manny was on standby if another pilot couldn’t race. That day arrived in late October and he placed 2nd… Not bad for Manny's first time out!
Manny embodies the skill, speed and technical knowhow shared by Algorand and the Drone Racing League. Let’s keep our fingers crossed for Manny and wish him well as the race continues!