Cardano Ecosystem News - July 2021 - from Cardano 360 Update

These are the main news from July 2021 Cardano 360 Update, which you can watch as a video in full version and the mini version will be available soon.

1 . Global Cardano 2021 Summit Goguen Edition

In addition to the summit in Wyoming - there will be a mix of virtual and live events from around the world over two days.

You can register now at https://summit.cardano.org/

Answer “Yes” to the question “Would you be interested in attending a local community meet up?” and you will have a number of cities organised by the continent.

These cities are:

AFRICA (4): Accra, Addis, Cape Town, Kigali

ASIA (10): Abu Dhabi, Hanoi, Jakarta, Jerusalem, Mumbai, Seoul, Singapore, Teheran, Tokyo, Ulaanbaatar,

AUSTRALIA (1): Sydney

EUROPE (6): Athens, Berlin, Kyiv, London, Tbilisi, Zurich

NORTH AMERICA (11): Wyoming, Austin, Havana, Mexico City, Miami, New York, Port-au-prince, San Salvador, Silicon Valley, Toronto, Vancouver

SOUTH AMERICA (6): Asuncion, Bogota, Buenos Aires, Caracas, Rio De Janeiro, Santiago

So hopefully you will find one of the locations suitable for the offline networking. And we’ll do our best to make a great event in Kyiv (Ukraine).
2 . Alonzo White Phase (We are currently there)

Alonzo blue was already successfully completed.

Latest progress on the Alonzo rollout was shared by Kevin Hammond, Nigel Hemsley, and Dimitris Poulopoulos.

Extending Cardano architecture

Wallet backend integration coming next

Rosetta API, DB Sync, Explorer, Graph QL integration will extend Alonzo White capability further

More exercises to support testing

Now bringing exchanges on board

Partners building DApps locally

Scaling support network for more users

Community helping write & improve documentation, and offer support

Building out network analytics

After White phase will be Alonzo Purple.

3 . Lars Brünjes gave an update on education team activity including Plutus Pioneers, new university collab and Mastering Cardano book.

More than 2000 students in Plutus Pioneers cohort.
4 . ​​Introducing to cFund’s David Roebuck, from Wave Financial

cFund already invested into 2 projects:

Occam defi: https://occam.fi/

BlockSwap: https://www.blockswap.network/

5 . The Cardano Foundation on the new Dev Portal with Tommy Kammerer, and Clark Alesna

You can check out the Cardano Developers Portal: https://developers.cardano.org/home/
6 . News from Africa with John O'Connorand Carlos Vargas-Montero

Learn more about Cardano in Africa: https://africa.cardano.org/

7 . Excerpt from an interview with Micky, CEO of World Mobile with John O’Connor and Charles Hoskinson

Watch the full Interview with World Mobile:


8 . Report on growth in the Cardano Community with Ben O'Hanlon, Lenna Onto and Matthew Capps

9 . Project Catalyst Update with Dor Garbash 1

More than 32,500 wallets registered to vote in Fund5

3.2 billion ADA in voting power

Fund6 will be $4 million

10 . Introducing some of the latest projects to be awarded funds from Project Catalyst

WADA, The West African Decentralized Alliance: https://wadalliance.org/

NFT-DAO NFT metadata standards: https://nft-dao.org/proposals

Pruf: https://pruf.io/

Cardano adoption in D.R.C: https://cardano.ideascale.com/a/dtd/Cardano-Adoption-in-D-R-of-Congo/341586-48088

The Great Filter: https://cardano.ideascale.com/a/dtd/The-Great-Filter-%E2%9D%8C%E2%9C%85/340904-48088

A Cardano-based marketplace: https://cardano.ideascale.com/a/dtd/Cardano-based-Marketplace/340007-48088

Cardano China Info Hub: https://cardano.ideascale.com/a/dtd/341094-48088

Cardax: https://cardax.io/

PlayerMint: https://playermint.com/

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