Dear Tezos community,
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread around the globe, our hearts go out to the many people all across the world who have been affected in one way or another. We are monitoring the situation closely, particularly as it pertains to global asset deterioration, and we can assure you that the Foundation is well-prepared with sufficient funds to continue executing on its priorities despite the global downturn.
To the entire Tezos community – please stay safe and take every precaution as directed by your local authorities. We are in this together, and we are sure that the ingenuity and initiative of the Tezos community will shine in these trying times.
Stove Labs gave an overview of state-of-the-ecosystem tooling for smart contract development
Tezos-Nodes published an update on version 2 of its reliability rating service of Tezos bakers.
Vertalo, a partner of TQ Tezos, announced this week that they will tokenize 22 different securities on Tezos in a new deal with fintech merchant bank DealBox
This week, our team was hard at work to release the second edition of the biannual update. We have made some changes to the format and added in some additional facts and figures. You can find the full update here.
Additionally, Ryan Lackey participated in an AMA last Friday hosted by Crypto.com. Sandy Peng from Tezos China also attended. While in-person events and appearances may slow down with the COVID-19 pandemic, our team remains committed to being accessible on social and in online messaging forums like Riot and Agora.
FAQs: Can ecosystem grants be targeted towards community building?
Yes, in fact, several ecosystem grants have already been given for community building.
Dear Tezos community,
At the Foundation, we believe that funding projects created by a diverse set of teams and developers encourages decentralized development and robust participation in the Tezos ecosystem. This is one of our key guiding principles and it was at the front of our minds when we were evaluating applications for our second cohort of Tezos ecosystem grants.
In case you missed it, last week I announced that I will not seek re-election to the Tezos Foundation Council this spring. I am so grateful for the entire Tezos community and the work we have put in together to build momentum for the Tezos project and ecosystem. To ensure a smooth transition, the Foundation Council has formed a Nomination Committee which consists of Hubertus Thonhauser, Alexis Bonte, Ryan Lackey, and Ulrich Sauter.