Fetch.ai Community Newsletter (10–21 August)

Aug 21, 2020

Hello,

Here is Fetch.ai’s community newsletter for the two weeks commencing 10 August 2020. Stay up to date by following us on Twitter.

Highlight of the fortnight

Fetch.ai to hold Catalyst Sale on Bitfinex

On 18 August FET was listed on Bitfinex and we’re excited to follow that development with the news that we have been selected by Bitfinex for its inaugural secondary token sale program: Catalyst Sales.

The sale will begin at 10am UTC on 27 August. Learn more about Catalyst Sales.

1 million FET tokens (the equivalent of less than 0.09% of the total amount of FET tokens that will ever exist) will be available in the limited sale. In the run-up to the sale, we are also holding a trading competition. The winner will receive 40,000 FET. It closes on 25 August though so get involved while you can!

Community news

New videos show the road ahead

We are thrilled to have been able to share two new videos with the community. The first outlines the project as a whole, and the second (shown below) unveils the prototype we have worked on with T-Systems:

First look at Mettalex

In recent days we have shared with the community the first look at the Mettalex platform and some of the major businesses currently operating on the beta version. We can’t wait to share more details about it!

We also shared a new article that discusses Mettalex.

Fetch.ai CEO interviewed on Fox Business

Earlier this month, Humayun spoke to Fox about why businesses need the innovative AI and machine learning solutions Fetch.ai provides. We’re glad to be able to share the recording of the broadcast with you.

Senior leadership promotions announced

As we continue our transition from research to the commercial deployment of our groundbreaking AI and machine learning technology, we’re pleased to announce that Toby Simpson has been promoted from CTO to COO and our head of research Jonathan Ward has been promoted to CTO.

We thank them both for all of their hard work so far and we wish them the best of luck in their new roles with us.

Fetch.ai featuring on podcasts, webinars and AMAs

This week Toby Simpson and Outlier Ventures’ founder Jamie Burke talked about the importance of blockchain to the development of Web3.0.

Our lead economist, David Minarsch, also appeared on the Venturi Group podcast to discuss the shortcomings of blockchain technology and how our autonomous agents can address these issues to make our lives simpler.

Today, Jonathan Ward spoke on a panel discussing composability in DeFi. Watch the conversation to see what you missed.

Separately, Toby and Humayun have also participated in two AMAs this week with the GAINS Associates and CryptoDaku Telegram groups. Look out for more upcoming AMAs in the next few days!

Technology update

Version 0.5.4 of the Fetch.ai Agent Framework released

The latest update includes several new features such as full Windows platform support of all tested code and enhanced Agentland support. Read the full release notes.

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We hope you have a wonderful weekend.

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