Welcome, readers, to Serum Newsletter #30! The Serum and Solana ecosystems continue to expand rapidly. Here are some new, exciting updates and coverage of the interesting things being built!

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Burns 🔥 and Staking Rewards

This week, 50,939 SRM was burned and 12,732 SRM was dropped onto stakers — This is $272k worth at current prices.

Never been faster ! ⚡

Give it a try at Sollet.io

Serum and Solana Listed on Kraken ! 🦑

Solana Labs ☄️ New Funding

Why $314,159,265.359 million, you wonder? Because it represents the mathematical constant π multiplied by $100 million!

Solana appeared on 📺 CNBC !

“It’s a revolutionary technology that is really enabling people to go person to person without any intermediaries. But Bitcoin and Ethereum are just way too slow for that.” Anatoly Yakovenko

Chris McCann collects “great” Solana Hackathon submissions 📓

Spreadsheet link.

Chris McCann also put together a short list of great projects in the Solana ecosystem who are hiring.

Join the fastest growing blockchain ecosystem in the world today ! ☀️

Spreadsheet link.

Will Artists 🎨 fuel adoption?

“They’ll have equal opportunity in the capital markets, they’ll see themselves elevated, and many of them will get back to what they used to do and love as children.” Raj Gokal

Ecosystem Update

Moët Finance, derivatives on-chain. Please be careful 🍾 when trading options. One should always abstain from drinking and deriving.

Orca releases its new stablecoins pool!

Who’s building on Serum ? 🔧

@ProjectSerum, yours truly, to provide plug-in orderbook matching and liquidity to devs to compose and seed their DApps

@phantom wallet to interact with the ecosystem

@WormholeCrypto for bridging SPL with ETH and Terra

@RaydiumProtocol for swaps and liquidity pools

@mangomarkets for decentralized leveraged trading and borrow-lending infra

@MAPS_ME for integrating millions of users into DeFi ecosystem

@Oxygen_protocol for an on-chain prime brokerage

@staratlas powering an MMO game economy on the markets.

@aurory powering an in-game economy for multiple game modes

@OpenEra bridging an in-game money market with off-game markets

@PsyOptions launching a vanilla options protocol.

@bonfida providing a beautiful GUI interface and automated trading

@JetProtocol for permissionless borrow-lending

@COPE for trading leaderboard creation to power an index and automated investment product

@Media Network for a privacy-first and community-governed content delivery network

@PythNetwork Pyth is designed to bring real-world data on-chain on a sub-second timescale.

@Solrise as a decentralized fund management and investment protocol

@SolendProtocol decentralized protocol for lending and borrowing on Solana.

@ZetaMarkets the premier under-collateralized DeFi options platform built on Solana

@MoetFi capital-efficient derivatives exchange built on Solana.

And so many more!

If you have any questions or wish to build in the Serum ecosystem, please feel free to reach out to us at contact@projectserum.com.

We’re always happy to answer questions or assist you in any way we can!

Project Serum is a decentralized liquidity infrastructure protocol. Learn more at https://projectserum.com