1. BNB Chain Key Data Highlight
This week we saw strong growth in both transaction and user metrics, thanks to the dynamic growth of our ecosystem projects. Our DAU market share among all the chains is once again above 50% since March.
2. Major Announcements
- Binance Account Bound (BAB) tokens, the first-ever soul-bound token on BNB Chain were launched. 14 ecosystem projects joined the first batch of partners.
- BNB Chain makes a significant scaling breakthrough by introducing zkBNB. We will be targeting the launch of our mainnet release at the end of 2022.
- BNB Beacon Chain's Testnet Gibbs Upgrade has arrived. With this BEP 153, individual and institutional delegators can stake BNB to specified validators and get staking rewards on BSC directly.
3. Ecosystem Highlights
- NodeReal released BNB Chain dev tooling landscape
- NodeReal significantly improved the performance of BNB Smart chain by reducing the block processing cost 30%-40%
- Wombat Exchange full launch is an overwhelming success and makes it the 3rd largest DEX on BNB Chain
- Gameta attracts 80K+ daily users, making it the most popular game on BNBChain by this week
- Single staking is live on Helio Protocol where users are able to earn staking rewards of around ~7% APY.
- BNB Chain Chinese community eco-month started
Monthly Star Progress
4. Upcoming Events
In the past week, we had Vietnam Stars Demo day | Build Web3 on BNB Chain, Innovation Meetup Vietnam, Meet With BNB Chain Experts Podcast, Innovation Meetup Georgia and a bunch of talks with Tinyworld, Link3, Biswap, PancakeSwap, and Platzi Conf.
What’s ahead for next week?
- Definition x BNB Chain Hackathon, Sept.10-11th, Tbilisi
- Innovation Meetup Paris, Sept.13th, Paris
- Binance Blockchain Week, Sept.14-16, Paris
Follow us on @BNBChain and stay tuned for the updates. See you next week!
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