Community Newsletter (17–21 February)

Feb 21, 2020


Here is’s community newsletter for the week commencing 17 February 2020. Stay up to date by following us on Twitter.

Highlight of the week and Cambridge University co-organize new blockchain conference

The event will take place on 28 March in Cambridge and feature an array of experts from leading academic institutions such as MIT, Yale University and the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. Over the course of the day, they will share ideas about some of the applications of blockchain technology, including its groundbreaking implications for the finance sector.

Community news

Another successful round of the staking program

More than 124 million FET tokens were staked on our website during the bidding phase, which was held between 1–4pm UTC on Tuesday.

Congratulations to everyone who participated. The $FET token rewards can be collected at the end of the 30-day lock up period. announce partnership with Incognito

We’re excited to announce a new collaboration with Incognito ?

This means users can now store, trade and send $FET privately ?️‍♀️

Learn more about pDEX trading. Remember, you can always add any additional pairing or supply liquidity to earn trading fees ?

Technology update

This week, excluding merges, 7 authors have pushed 12 commits to the main branch and 16 commits to all branches. On the main branch, 126 files have changed and there have been 1,837 additions and 780 deletions. See all updates.

Bounties, hackathons and competitions

The technical bounty program

Help us improve the reliability and performance of our network. Find and report technical issues and be awarded $FET ?


? Find a technical issue in’s GitHub ledger repository
? Report it as an issue on GitHub
?️ Additional award for a fix

Award structure

Critical: $10,000 in FET
Major: $6,000 in FET
Medium: $2,500 in FET
Low: $800 in FET

More bounties are coming soon involving autonomous agents, mobile applications and much more — watch this space!

Join our developer Slack channel and find information on our bounties and hackathons on our community website.

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We hope you have a wonderful weekend.

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