⚡Flowverse #38: Why we love Flow
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💡Flow Blockchain News
Flow network hit a new all-time high in monthly total transactions with 17.5M in May 2022
Flowty launched rentals enabling NFT owners to rent out NFTs for a fee
Ex-COO of PROOF and Moonbirds has said two large projects are launching on Flow Blockchain due to easy onboarding for non-native web3 folks
Starly launched the first NFT staking on Flow
Increment Fi’s decentralized lending platform for Flow fungible tokens is live
Emerald City’s Beginner Cadence Bootcamp starts today (June 6th)
Flomies NFT holders will have access to free mental health therapy
🔬 Article: Why Flowverse loves Flow
Today we breakdown why we (the Flowverse team) love the Flow Blockchain 🌊
Reason 1: Blockchain for the Billions
NFTs are crypto’s consumer moment and by focusing on NFTs & consumer apps, we believe that Flow is the trojan horse that will bring blockchain tech to the billions of mainstream users.
Reason 2: Great UX/UI
Most apps built on Flow e.g. NBA Top Shot, Flovatar, Fancraze, The Football Club, Versus, Flowty, etc. are innovative, consumer friendly and have a big focus on great user experience by abstracting away the complexities of the blockchain.
Most Flow NFTs can also be purchased via credit card enabling non-native web3 users to have a safe, low friction path from fiat to crypto.
Moreover with low transaction fees, the throughput necessary to scale to tons of active users, no sharding and human readable transactions, we believe this makes Flow the best blockchain to onboard non-native web3 users.
Reason 3: Biggest brands & IP
The most iconic brands in the world with huge IP are building on Flow and agree with the vision of Dapper Labs.
These include: NBA, NFL, ICC, UFC, Warner Music, Billboard, Barbie, Balmain, Mixi group, LaLiga, AFL, Instagram and more.
Partnerships with big brands can help onboard hundreds of millions of their users onto the Flow blockchain.
Reason 4: Eco-friendly
With sustainability being such an important topic in this day and age, it is imperative to consider the environmental impacts of a blockchain.
Minting an NFT on Flow uses less energy than an Instagram post or a Google search
More info: https://flow.com/sustainability
Reason 5: Vibrant communities
Flow is also home to the most tight knit crypto communities that we’ve ever seen.
Some examples of great communities include: Genies, NBA Top Shot, Emerald City DAO, Flovatar, Hoodlums, BALLERZ, Roomz ,Hustle & Show, Wolfpack, etc.
Reason 6: Ecosystem Support & Capital
Dapper Labs has raised HUGE amounts of capital and Flow has launched one of the biggest crypto ecosystem funds ($725M) to date with support from industry-leading firms that have backed several of the most successful Web3 companies.
Reason 7: Team
Last but not least, the Dapper Labs & Flow Blockchain team is world class.
Roham, Mik Naayem, Dieter Shirley (created the NFT standard on Ethereum, coined the term ‘NFT’) & team have a long-term vision and are up there amongst the most significant contributors to bringing crypto to the mainstream through the release of CryptoKitties, NBA Top Shot, Flow etc.
🆕 New to Flowverse
Athlete Studio: Athlete Studio is the leading Web3 and eCommerce platform exclusively for professional athletes
Curvee Collective: The first members-only Wine NFT club, where your membership is purchased as a NFT, allowing access to exclusive community benefits
Patrick Ricard Official Shop: Shop merch and NFTs from Baltimore Ravens Fullback Patrick Ricard. Built on Athlete Studio
Seekers NFT: PvE multiplayer augmented reality game built with NFTs. Users will be able to find NFTs in the real world and use them in gameplay
Toucans: Platform for creating your own DAO on Flow by providing a fungible token generator that requires no smart contract programming. Built by Emerald City DAO
Tellie: A web2 and web3 website/link-in-bio builder with NFT/Token-gating
Web3Auth: Simple self-custodial auth infrastructure for Web3 apps and wallets. Onboard users in seconds with social login
⚡Upcoming Flow NFT drops
🕷️ THE NORTHERN SPIDER (Starly, Jun 7)
🏀 THE ANTHOLOGY: MAGIC JOHNSON (NBA Top Shot, Jun 7)
⚔️ Base Pack 2 (Attack on Titan: Legacy, Jun 7)
🐶 Dugout Dawgz NFT (Dugout Dawgz, Jun 8)
⚽ MFL - OG Drop (MFL, Jun 8)
💼 Flow Ecosystem Jobs
Joyride Games - Director of Marketing
KLKTN - VP of Product Management
Genies - Senior Animator
View and apply to 200+ other Flow Blockchain ecosystem roles here!
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