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ENIGMA: The Discovery networked testnet in December 2019

Biweekly update 19th November — 3d December

Enigma completed the very first open community call, featuring the members of the Enigma core team as well as some of the Enigma Collective, representing its global community. The team shared critical project updates and take questions from everyone who joined the live stream in real-time.

The Discovery networked testnet will be deployed in December 2019. This is the first deployment of several iterations of testnet before mainnet.

More hackathons are expected in 2020, as well as more application development from the Enigma team.

Network rewards on Enigma network will begin at 1,500,000 ENG for the first year the mainnet is in operation and decrease 20% year-over-year thereafter.

Stay tuned!


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The very first Enigma Open Community Call was held. The team shared some important announcements:

* December Networked Testnet Launch!

* Network Rewards Boost!

* Protocol and App Development Updates!

Come read the recap and watch the full video.

The thirty-third episode of Decentralize This!, Enigma’s podcast hosted by Tor Bair, featured John Wolpert. John currently works at ConsenSys on the Web3Studio team, helping drive adoption of the decentralized web by identifying and building solutions using decentralized technologies. John has decades of entrepreneurial experience and previously co-founded IBM’s blockchain business unit as well as Hyperledger Fabric. He also currently helps lead the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance’s Mainnet Working Group, where Enigma is a contributing member.

On this episode, John talks about why the world needs a single “mainnet”, how to “embrace the boring” with blockchain, the new relationship between public and private blockchains, the importance of protecting sensitive data and business logic, and why everyone should get on board the “Magic Bus”.

See also:


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What’s next?

  • The Discovery networked testnet will be deployed in December 2019
  • more hackathons and developer engagement in 2020
  • more application development from the Enigma team
  • interoperability improvements


No updates

Partnerships and team members

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Social media dynamics
Social media dynamics

The charts above show the decline in the number of Twitter and Telegram followers.

Telegram — Telegram HQ for the Enigma Project.

Secret Nodes Community Telegram — a community-led group of individuals who care about privacy, data ownership, and are dedicated to supporting secret node runners.

Twitter — The official announcements channel. The average number of retweets is 40 for one post. Publications with 30–100 likes.

Reddit — Threads with 6–20 comments, 10–30 upvotes.

See also:

Enigma’s secret nodes sub-forum


The graph above shows the dynamics of changes in the number of Enigma Facebook likes, Reddit subscribers and Twitter followers. The information is taken from

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