Starknet monthly recap #3: September

All you need to know about Starknet in September

Starknet monthly recap #3 : September

Welcome to the third edition of my monthly recap, where I bring you the most important updates and developments from the Starknet ecosystem!

๐Ÿ“ฃย Important news of the month

๐Ÿ‘‘ย Starknet Summit: The peak of in-person events

On August 31, 2023, San Francisco was abuzz with the much-anticipated Starknet Summit. This significant event not only celebrated the entire Starknet ecosystem and its recent advancements but also featured side events such as the Hacker House and Starknet's Basecamp.

Missed out on this event? Catch up now ๐Ÿ‘‡

๐Ÿ›ฌย Starknet CC makes its grand entry in Istanbul

Speaking of events, Starknet CC, the largest community event dedicated to Starknet, has announced its next edition. After successful runs in Paris, Lisbon, and Bengaluru, the event is set to take place in Istanbul on November 13th!

If you're looking to expand your network, delve deep into the Starknet ecosystem, or catch up on the latest news, Istanbul is the place to be this November ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

Additionally, as a special side event, the Starknet Foundation will be hosting a Hacker House from November 9th to 14th ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

๐Ÿ‘€ย Exciting Updates from the Starknet Foundation

During the Starknet Summit, the CEO of the Foundation shared insights into the progress of the Starknet Foundation and its future plans. Fortunately, a recording of this talk is available.

By watching it, you will learn everything you need to know about the Foundation's background, its goals, partnerships, the value it seeks to provide to the community, the upcoming Early Community Members program, and much more!

Don't miss out on this opportunity to get all the essential information ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

๐Ÿ“ˆย Starknet v0.12.2 now live on Mainnet

Earlier this month, Starknet rolled out the v0.12.2 of its network, which brings a plethora of UX and performance enhancements, notably a boost in max throughput and TPS, and an increase in the max steps for a single transaction from 1M to 3M. For a deep dive, check out this tweet and the dedicated forum topic.

The next major focus for StarkWare is enhancing UX by reducing fees. This will be achieved through the Starknet-specific Volition update and the broader EIP-4844, which will benefit all rollups.

Here's a glimpse into the roadmap ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

๐Ÿ‡ย Starknet leading the charge in Open-Sourcing and diversification

Starknet proudly stands as the only rollup with its entire core stack open-sourced and boasts being the most diversified, by a significant margin, compared to its competitors.

All these further enhance collaboration, security, and overall decentralization ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿญย Play an active role in the Starknet Growth

Starknet recently unveiled its job dashboard, which provides a list of job opportunities across the major projects within its ecosystem. Whether you're a developer, marketing expert, manager, or anything in between, there's a place for everyone. ๐Ÿ‘‡

โœ…ย Starknet's recent major achievements

In a short span of time, Starknet has made significant progress in decentralization, performance, partnerships, and more. For a quick 1-minute overview of these achievements, here it is ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

Additionally, as a developer, ensure that you do not miss any new updates by subscribing to the Starknet dev newsletter ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

๐Ÿ“ขย What about the ecosystem ?

๐Ÿฅณย MetaMask now available on Starknet

The much-anticipated integration is finally here! Starknet users can now utilize MetaMask on the network with the roll-out of the โ€˜MetaMask Snaps Open Betaโ€™. Dive into the details ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

But keep in mind, as of today, no Starknet dApps have integrated MetaMask yet.

๐Ÿ“กย Stay ahead with Starkpulse

AVNU, the liquidity aggregator of Starknet, has just launched Starkpulse, the ultimate Telegram bot for tracking on-chain information.

With Starkpulse, you will receive Telegram notifications as soon as a new pool or token is deployed on Starknet. Additionally, you will receive messages regarding the best APYs currently available on Starknet. You can also easily customize this bot by tracking the Starknet addresses that interest you. For more information ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

๐Ÿ’ฐ Capital influx in the StarkWare ecosystem

In September, no less than 3 projects have announced their fundraising success, attracting a total of $24.5 million!

  • Brine Finance, an order book DEX on StarkEx, has raised $16.5M

  • Cartridge, the flagship project of the Starknet gaming ecosystem, has raised $5M

  • Only Dust, a dev focused project funding open-source contributions on Starknet, has raised $3M

In addition, Lambda Class has announced the launch of its support program, which includes a $1M fiat fund and assistance in fundraising from VCs ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

๐Ÿ“Š Boosting capital efficiency: Ekubo liquidity now available for trading

Enhancing capital efficiency on Starknet, Ekubo's liquidity has now been integrated by the main Starknet aggregators:

๐ŸŽ‰ ZKX dominated September

ZKX made several significant announcements during the previous month, the main ones being the creation of a dedicated appchain, a specific wallet for their Perp DEX, and the announcement of their tokenomics ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

While ZKX had an eventful September, the month of October appears to be even more exciting!

๐ŸŒย Update on the community campaigns of the main Starknet projects

For participants in the previous JediSwap campaign, 'Rise of the first LP', it is now possible to claim the associated NFTs ๐Ÿ‘‡

mySwap unveils its community campaign, allowing everyone to participate in the protocol growth through four roles: moderator, DeFi analyst, content creator, and ambassador ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

Ekubo, in collaboration with Argent, has launched the Ekubo SPOK NFT to celebrate its launch on Starknet. To obtain it, simply deposit funds on the platform before 13:00 UTC on 5 October ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

๐Ÿ”’ Boost your wallet's security & tracking with these two new projects

The first open-source approvals revoker of Starknet is here, allowing you to revoke your approvals effortlessly ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

CoinStats, the wallet-tracking giant, now supports Starknet ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

๐Ÿ’ซย Ecosystem's new projects

Several exciting projects have recently emerged on Starknet ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

  • Satoru, a synthetics platform inspired by GMX v2 design

  • Realms ecosystem expands with 10 projects receiving grants to build on top of Realms

  • Yet Another Swap, a UniV3-Style AMM being built by Lambda Class

  • Rhino Fi, the multi-chain DeFi aggregator

  • Liquity, the 100% decentralized stablecoin, in collaboration with the new DeFi pooling project of Starknet, Nimbora

  • Element market, a top-tier NFT marketplace

  • StarkBot, the first Starknet DeFi interaction Telegram bot

๐Ÿ“ฐย Some of the best content of the month

๐Ÿ“˜ย Dive Deeper into Starknet

Learn more about Starknet with the Starknet book ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

๐ŸŒย ย Mapping the Starknet Ecosystemย 

Get a comprehensive overview of the ecosystem and categorization of each project with this detailed Starknet ecosystem map ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

๐Ÿ’ฐ Ecosystem projects that raised funds

Don't miss out on the Starknet ecosystem projects that have successfully raised funds ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

๐Ÿ“ˆย Carmine Options deep diveย 

Keen to learn more about the only option project currently live on the Starknet Mainnet? Dive into this introduction by Master Nurstar ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

๐Ÿ”„ย Deep Dive into Starknet's AMM Landscapeย 

Stay updated on the Starknet AMM landscape with this series of content:

๐Ÿ”ฎย History and Future of AAย 

Curious about the history of Account Abstraction and what the future holds? Here's the perfect content for you ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

๐ŸŽฎ Starknet Influence's game mechanicsย 

Gear up for the upcoming Starknet game set to launch on Mainnet soon! Delve into the economic mechanisms behind Influence ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธย 

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