Welcome, readers, to Serum Newsletter #49! What’s new in the Serum and Solana ecosystems? In this last week, we’ve seen another line-up of exciting and attention-grabbing headlines. It won’t end! Here’s the latest:

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Burns 🔥 and Staking Rewards

Project Serum has performed 9.85B in weekly trading volume.

This week, 124K SRM was burned — This is $863k worth at current prices!

RiskSwap Interview 🎙️

RiskSwap recently announced the start of their Solana-based perps demo trading. Many have also been watching their performance throughout the Ignition Hackathon. What has RiskSwap, the multichain decentralized trading platform, been up to in the Serum and Solana domain? The team gives us the rundown.

Zeta Markets Devnet 🧑‍💻

Lucky winners will have the chance to try ZetaMarkets devnet!

RiskSwap partners with Project Serum 🙌

We believe that the Serum agnostic order book perfectly matches the goals of RiskSwap to provide seamless, fast and convenient derivatives trading for all user groups. For us, the main advantages of Serum based architecture are the team’s success in spot order book development, high liquidity levels, and the team’s progress in developing the agnostic order book that will support derivatives trading.

DeFi Land Public Sale 🚀

Are you ready for the DeFi Land public sale launch on Raydium?

Bonfida Naming Service

Don’t have a Solana domain name yet? Get one now!

Star Atlas Roadmap 🗺️

Learn what’s next for Star Atlas!

Step Finance Permission Less Yield Farm 🆕

The team at Step Finance keeps BUIDLing! Head over to Step Farms to discover the latest yield farms opportunities.

Coin98: Claim SOL 🔙

Trading a new pair on Serum and Solana can lead to a rent of approx ~0.02 SOL to initiate the contract. This fee can now be withdrawn easily thanks for Coin98 latest update!

Project Serum is trending! 📈

The number of transactions involving SRM transfers is going through the roof!

0x Labs partners with Pyth network

“0x Labs’ mission is to create a tokenized world where all value can flow freely, and transparency is a core tenant of that mission. Pyth’s vision of providing broad access to high-fidelity market data to create more transparency in the DeFi space aligns perfectly with our mission. We’re excited to partner with Pyth and to contribute real-time market data from 0x, the first open protocol for peer-to-peer exchange of digital assets.” Will Warren, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of 0x Labs

Pyth network partners with TwoSigma Securities

“Two Sigma Securities understands the importance of having access to high-quality, real-time market data to guide trading decisions. We are looking forward to working with the Pyth team and community to solve a long-standing challenge in DeFi,” said Chris Marty, CEO of Two Sigma Securities.

Who’s Building on Serum ? 🔧

This list is not exhaustive but hopefully illustrates some of the exciting projects building within the Serum ecosystem!

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

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

@wormholecrypto for bridging SPL with ETH and Terra

@RaydiumProtocol for swaps and liquidity pools

@mangomarkets for decentralized leveraged trading and borrow-lending infra

@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

@phantom wallet to interact with the ecosystem

@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

@Mercurial Finance DeFi’s first dynamic vaults for stable assets on Solana

@Symmetry decentralized index protocol for easy diversification and passive earnings

@Saber_HQ a cross-chain stablecoin and wrapped assets exchange on Solana

@gopartyparrot a liquidity network for lending & borrowing on Solana

@StepFinance_ visualise, analyse, execute and aggregate transactions across all Solana contracts in one place

@Solfarmio the efficient Solana yield aggregator

@offpiste_io powering the new frontier of the private capital markets

@slope_finance building the decentralized exchange for communities

@cyclosfi the first AMM bringing concentrated liquidity to Solana

@MAPS_ME for integrating millions of users into DeFi ecosystem

@Oxygen_protocol for an on-chain prime brokerage

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