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NKN — Gitcoin GR11 Hackathon Winner Showcase #1

Riddle: GR11 NKN showcase


In this mini series, we will feature several dApps that won the recent NKN — Gitcoin GR11 hackathon. Some of these tools might be quite useful for your daily work and life, so please do give them a try. In addition, we…

NKN Mainnet release

We released a new mainnet version v2.1.7 at This version introduces fast sync and light sync for faster block sync and smaller ledger size.

Experimental release of fast sync and light sync

In this version we are introducing two new sync mode: fast sync and light sync.

  • Fast sync: node will sync the same full block history…

To spur greater developer adoption for Web 3.0, NKN was proud to be a core sponsor of Gitcoin GR 11 hackathon from September 8th to 29th this year.

Our judges were extremely impressed by the quality and diversity of submissions by over 30 ambitious developers/teams. The contestants explored a wide…

Coinbase Pro is adding $EUR and $GBP fiat pairs for $NKN, supporting our vibrant community in Europe!

If Web 3.0 is the future of our global network, NKN is well-positioned to capture a much-needed component of infrastructure. And while Web 3.0 may still have skeptics, one need only read articles from decades ago to remember how far we’ve come. Do investors really want to bet against a more global, transparent, and decentralized network?”

quote from a newly published analyst report on NKN by Messari, the trusted source for institutions and enterprises investing in crypto.To read the report in its entirety:
NKN: Paving a New Network for Web 3.0

Following our Listing on Coinbase this April, we are now super excited to launch a Coinbase Earn Campaign today!

Our team has always been keen to introduce and educate new comers of our community of what NKN really is, with the huge potential that our project bears. …

NKN monthly report September 2021


  • NKN listed on Bitvavo, top European exchange
  • NKN-Gitcoin GR11 hackathon running HOT
  • NKN listed on KUCOIN, top 5 global exchange
  • nConnect for remote collaboration: Windows & Mac

Mainnet technical development updates

Latest Mainnet Stats September 22, 2021:

  • 💻 112,172 full consensus nodes
  • 🌐 65 countries & regions

That was a wrap! The NKN — Gitcoin GR11 hackathon ended on 29th September 2021. We are overjoyed to see so many developers, designers, and technical writers participating in the hackathon and submitting great apps and solutions. Thank you!

During the Hackathon, we had the pleasure of working with over…

Deposit: now open (supported network: ERC20)
Trading: 9:00 am on September 15, 2021 (UTC)
Withdrawal: 9:00 am on September 16, 2021 (UTC)



  • New mainnet version v2.1.6 is released
  • nConnect for MacOS is officially online
  • A NKN in NFT: a memorable for NKN Narwhal Mainnet Launch event 2019
  • Upcoming event: NKN-Gitcoin GR11 hackathon

Mainnet technical development updates

Latest Mainnet Stats September 1, 2021:

  • 💻 106,450 full consensus nodes
  • 🌐 63 countries & regions


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