News from the Algorand Foundation

September 23, 2021

Webblen Partners with Algorand to Reward Positive Community Engagement Around the World

By Algorand Foundation
September 23rd, 2021 - We are excited to welcome Webblen to the Algorand ecosystem through the Algorand Foundation Grants program. Webblen, a decentralized platform that rewards users for engagement in their community and for small businesses to connect with their local audience has been awarded an Algorand Foundation grant to integrate the Algorand blockchain and simplify DApp development.
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September 17, 2021

Accelerated Early Backer Vesting re-start - 17th September

By Algorand Foundation
September 17th, 2021 - As a result of the 30 day moving average price of the Algo token reaching $1.419 today, surpassing the previous Algo “high water mark” 30 day moving average price ( $1.386 ), the Early Backer Accelerated Vesting mechanism has restarted. This will continue until a new 30 day high water mark has been established and, at that point, vesting acceleration will once again pause.
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September 15, 2021

Accelerated Early Backer Vesting Update

By Algorand Foundation
September 15th, 2021 - As a result of the recent, significant change in the Algo token price, the 30 day moving average price of the Algo is now $1.35. This is just below the previous “high water mark” 30 day moving average of $1.386. The 30 day moving average may pass $1.386 in the next few days and if it does, Early Backer Accelerated Vesting will restart. This will continue until a new 30 day high water mark has been established and, at that point, vesting acceleration will once again pause.
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September 15, 2021

Algo Cleanup, a Grassroots, Community-led Project Receives Grant Award 

By Algorand Foundation
September 15th, 2021 - Having launched the Algorand Foundation Grant Program last year, we have received many submissions across the various grant categories who have been eager to participate and grow the Algorand ecosystem. We are delighted to announce that Algo Cleanup is the latest Grant recipient. 
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September 10, 2021

Algorand Foundation Launches $300 Million USD Viridis Fund to Support DeFi Innovation

By Algorand Foundation
Sept 10th, 2021 - The Algorand Foundation is excited to launch the Viridis DeFi fund today. This fund will provide 150 Million Algo to fuel the significant early growth of the DeFi ecosystem on Algorand. We will be sharing more news and content on this innovative and exciting program over the next weeks and the Viridis DeFi fund will also be featured as a dedicated section on our website.
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September 9, 2021

Smile Coin will offer a suite of DeFi products and tools to power the future of gaming on Algorand

By Algorand Foundation
Sept 9th, 2021 - We are delighted to welcome Smile Coin to the Algorand ecosystem through the Algorand Foundation Grant program. Smile Coin is a Web3 Project and dApp focused on powering the gaming industry through the first-ever DeFi gaming portfolio and single global currency on Algorand.
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September 8, 2021

Algorand and Guardrail make blockchain accessible and affordable for small businesses in the cloud

By Algorand Foundation
September 8th, 2021 - Guardrail, a cloud solutions provider that makes rapid cloud adoption easy for small and medium enterprises (MSME), is proud to accept a grant from the Algorand Foundation that will deliver unprecedented cloud capabilities to the Algorand community. 
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September 7, 2021

Aligning Algo Circulating Supply Metrics for Algorand Ecosystem

By Algorand Foundation
September 7th, 2021 - In preparation for Community Governance, the Algorand Foundation has worked with its partners within the Crypto Research ecosystem to ensure that a consistent view of circulating supply is applied across the key resources for blockchain information. Given the Algo’s innovative 10 year diffusion model, where the total and immutable supply of 10Bn Algo is diffused into the ecosystem up to 2030, there have been challenges in applying a consistent measurement approach to Algorand as other networks, who issued all/most of their native tokens in one event.
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September 2, 2021

Final Update on 200M Staking Rewards Program

By Algorand Foundation
September 2nd, 2021 - As of September 2nd, the fourth and final distribution of 50M Algo, within the 200M Algo Staking Rewards Program is complete. All eligible participants will have now received their final rewards. The 200M Staking Rewards Program is now completed. 
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September 1, 2021

Ferrum Network receives Grant Award to integrate Algorand with Their Cross Chain Token Bridge and Staking as a Service Solutions

By Algorand Foundation
Sept 1st, 2021 - We are delighted to announce Ferrum Network is the latest recipient of an Algorand Foundation Grant. Ferrum Network will integrate Algorand with their Cross Chain Token Bridge and their six different Staking as a Service products.
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