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July 27 Community Call: 2300% Growth

We had some huge announcements on our partner call yesterday! In the past year, Commonwealth has seen 2300% growth in its engagement: monthly active users have gone from 3,466 to 83,263 between June 2021 and June 2022. We’re most in debt, as always, to dYdX, Axie, Element Finance, Stargate, Osmosis, Juno, and Evmos, whose communities have done the most to drive up this engagement and find ways to use our platform effectively in order to develop their projects. Not only have our MAUs gone up, bu
Commonwealth Labs Team
Commonwealth Labs Team
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Commonwealth Raises $20M in Series A Lead by Spark Capital

We are excited to announce our $20M Series A fundraising! This round is led by Spark Capital and we will be adding Nabeel Hyatt from Spark to our Board of Directors. Additional investors in the round include Polychain Capital, Wintermute, A&T Capital, Jump, Global Coin Research, Fire Eyes, Figment, Vessel, Sarah Meyohas, Reverie, Charles St. Louis, Will Villanueva, amongst others. This adds to our current list of investors. > We're excited to announce our latest round of funding for Cow Moon,
Commonwealth Labs Team
Commonwealth Labs Team
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Common Protocol Whitepaper v1.0 User Owned Communities

Introduction Crypto protocols are default-open. This means that important strategic decisions are discussed, funded, and ratified in public. Common is default-open: transparent threaded discussions, not anonymous Discourse forums, full-spectrum voting not backroom deals, and user-controlled capital to help create and grow any project or interest. Common uses an on-chain social graph to provide an intuitive interface for any tokenized community--Layer 1, DeFi protocol, NFT holders, or investment
Commonwealth Labs Team
Commonwealth Labs Team
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Chihuahua Now on Commonwealth

Chihuahua, a meme coin and community-driven project, is now on Commonwealth. We’re looking forward to seeing how they use our all-in-one governance platform to grow their project. Chihuahua: The Cosmos Meme Coin Chihuahua is an eco-friendly Proof-of-Stake blockchain built using the Cosmos SDK and Tendermint consensus: the estimated yearly consumption of the Chihuahua blockchain is less than the daily energy consumed by Dogecoin or Ethereum. Chihuahua communicates with over 30 Cosmos chains via
Commonwealth Labs Team
Commonwealth Labs Team
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Community Spotlight: Injective

Commonwealth is excited to spotlight another one of our top communities: Injective. As protocol built for the next generation of decentralized derivatives exchange, we’ve been excited to see their project grow on our platform. Injective: Build Powerful Interchain DeFi Apps Injective was started with the goal to create a more inclusive and free financial system through decentralization. The Injective Chain is the first layer-1 fully decentralized exchange protocol for perpetual swaps, futures, a
Commonwealth Labs Team
Commonwealth Labs Team
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Community Spotlight: Osmosis

Commonwealth is excited to spotlight one of our top communities: Osmosis. Osmosis allows market participants to customize swap fees, multi-token liquidity pools, and more, offering a decentralized options market for the Cosmos ecosystem, and we’re excited to see Osmosis continue to use our platform as they grow. Osmosis: The Interchain AMM Osmosis is an automated market maker (AMM) for interchain assets that allows for the creation and management of a non-custodial, self-balancing, interchain t
Commonwealth Labs Team
Commonwealth Labs Team
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Community Spotlight: dYdX To Become a Fully Decentralized Protocol in v4

Commonwealth is excited to spotlight dYdX, one of our top communities. As a platform that has grown to over a billion dollars a day in trading volume, we’re excited to see dYdX continue to use our platform as they work towards becoming fully decentralized. dYdX: An Open Protocol for Decentralized Derivatives Built on the Ethereum Blockchain dYdX set out with the mission to build the world’s leading crypto trading platform. They’ve grown to become the largest decentralized exchange by trading vo
Commonwealth Labs Team
Commonwealth Labs Team
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Mate: A Self-Served Commonwealth Community

We’re excited to spotlight one of our top completely self-served communities: Mate. As a non-custodial and secure DEX that allows users to place limit orders on any Binance Smart Chain (BSC) tokens, we’re excited that they have launched their own platform on Commonwealth and can’t wait to see where they take their project with our all-in-one governance platform. Mate’s governance platform was completely created by their community and has quickly become an active and healthy community supported
Commonwealth Labs Team
Commonwealth Labs Team
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Sifchain Launches All-In-One Commonwealth Platform

Commonwealth is excited to announce that Sifchain is joining our platform. The Sifchain team is collaborating with some of the most adept market makers, traders, and complexity theorists in cryptocurrency, and we’re excited to see their project grow on our all-in-one governance platform. Sifchain: Omnichain DEX Sifchain was built with the Cosmos SDK, allowing it to process more transactions per second than Ethereum. With its faster trades and lower fees, Sifchain is 100x more efficient than the
Commonwealth Labs Team
Commonwealth Labs Team
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Announcing Agoric x Commonwealth

Commonwealth is excited to announce a new partnership with the team at Agoric. As a public blockchain benefiting from over 30 years of experience in building distributed electronic markets and providing smart contract risk management, we’re excited to see where they take their project with our all-in-one governance platform. Agoric: Rapidly Build and Deploy Secure DeFi On-Chain Agoric is a proof-of-stake chain built on the Cosmos ecosystem. By using Hardened JavaScript, its blockchain programmi
Commonwealth Labs Team
Commonwealth Labs Team
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Junø Launches Governance Platform on Commonwealth

We’re excited to announce that Junø is partnering with the team at Commonwealth to use our all-in-one governance platform. As a sovereign public blockchain in the Cosmos ecosystem, Junø aims to provide a sandbox environment for the deployment of their interoperable smart contracts. We’re excited to see their project grow on our platform. Junø: Smart Contracts Evolved Junø is a decentralized, public, permission-less network for cross-chain smart contracts. It is an avenue for developers to secur
Commonwealth Labs Team
Commonwealth Labs Team
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Umee Joins Commonwealth's All-In-One Governance Platform

The Commonwealth team is excited to announce a new partnership with Umee. Their community will use Commonwealth’s all-in-one governance platform to discuss, vote on, and fund their initiatives. We’re excited to see their project grow on our platform in the coming months. Umee: Cross-Chain DeFi Hub for Rates, Staking, and Interoperability. As a base layer blockchain, Umee plans to break silos between blockchains and encourage better capital efficiency, ultimately allowing for interchain lending
Commonwealth Labs Team
Commonwealth Labs Team
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