IOST: Mainnet launch in a week, Berm protocol on IOST to be announced, proposal for NASA MBSE Challenge, IOST Servi Node Interviews
Weekly update 4th February — 18th February
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During the last two weeks IOST illustrated high social activity in media landscape. The main keynote of IOST’s activity were Developer Bounty Projects and IOST referral event to encourage more people to participate in IOST community building and help the IOST node partner program. To continue, IOST.BEST Node Team and Zhimmy Zhong, Co-founder of IOSToken, gave interview on IOST advantages, its future prospects, how to join the IOST ecosystem as a partner node, earn big rewards for voting in the election, and the awesome plans for the future of the IOST network. Last but not least, NASA is seeking Blockchain-based solutions to manage their internal systems and space mission management. IOST proposed a IOST-based Product Management System (PMS) that enable permeable traceability for variants and versions in MBSE. In addition, Sutler Ventures, an IOST node and VC firm that invests in promising projects within the IOSToken ecosystem, decided to support IOStoken on their blog. And on top of that iBank Digital was successfully elected as IOST Global Partner and now is committed to promoting IOST network and Blockchain dev towards advancement of global communities.
Following the Chinese Lunar New Year holidays break, the IOST Developer Bounty Program continues to receive exciting updates. This is the 11th week since the launch of the IOST Developer Bounty Program.
The IOST Weekly Update covers the latest on the IOST mainnet launch, BlockForum Canada event, and IOSTNews.com’s interviews w/ several elected nodes.
Mike Finch speaks on the latest on the IOST (ERC-20) Node Election, a new BISS promotion, and the dApps coming to the protocol soon!
Some more great dev progress this week including lots of bug fixing, adjustments following code audit, updated release of Everest v2.4 and v2.50 and much more testing and operations ready for deployment.
Blockchain developers jobs ranked first with demand growth of 33 times in 2018. Top skills of blockchain developers mentioned in the report are Solidity, blockchain, Ethereum, cryptocurrency and Node.js. Most blockchain developers work in industries of information technology & services, computer software and Internet.
The article gives a full overview of the IOST projects: Proof of Believability. Scalability without Centralization. Easy Development. Servi Nodes. Mainnet Launch February 25.
- Zhimmy Zhong gave interview to SoSo Lab Co., blockchain media start-up. IOST nodes and mainnet launch were discussed.
- IOST.BEST — IOST Servi Node Interview
IOST.BEST Node Team from Russia, consisted of Dmitry Zakharevich and Alexey Danilov, gave interview on IOST advantages, its future prospects and partner’s contribution to IOST development.
The interview covers how to join the IOST ecosystem as a partner node, earn big rewards for voting in the election, and the awesome plans for the future of the IOST network.
“More love from #Korea! We have got hundreds of Servi Nodes/Partners candidates and we will get over 500 elected ones this year! I’m thinking top 20 in 6 months and 100M users in a year. 🤔🤔”
“Glad to have @iostlatino on our side. We have more exciting plans — at least 20M users will be brought to IOST in the Latin America market this year! Stay tuned. #IOST $IOST”
- Inside IOST Podcast: How & Why to Vote for IOST Nodes (and Get Bonuses). Full instruction how to earn bonus rewards by voting early for IOST nodes.
To encourage more people to participate in IOST community building and help the IOST node partner program, IOST in partnership with BISS are launching an additional referral reward event for 10 days starting 16th Feb.
During the event, you can invite friends to register on the IOST.biss.com voting website and vote for nodes via your unique invite link. Your friends will earn their 25% annualized return for early voting and you will earn an referral bonus equal to 50% of their reward.
BlockForum Canada is co-organizing an Appreciation Event with iBank Digital Asset, BlocPal and supported by Miller Thomson LLP.
- Trade Recommendation: Internet of Services (IOST). Trading recommendation for all the technical analysts.
- Zhimmy Zhong, Co-founder of IOSToken, said in his twitter post:
“Have to shill once on a while I guess… #IOST $IOST aiming to get to get 3B+ votes in 3 months. Thinking top 20 this year… finally we are launching + going to start delivering the hard work that’s been done in the last year. 😝”
- IOST’s partners have just started the process of setting up nodes and joining the network with IOST dev team.
Partnerships and team members
NASA is seeking Blockchain-based solutions to manage their internal systems and space mission management. The article covers how IOST can solve this problem for NASA.
IOST’s Global Partner Program is entering its 31st day, and 67 Candidates have officially been elected into the IOST ecosystem as Partners so far. Total votes cast have now surpassed 1Billion IOST and over 35.8 Million IOST rewards have been paid out to voters. IOST election voting will continue up until the switch to Mainnet voting on March 10th.
The article covers main reasons why Sutler Ventures, an IOST node and VC firm that invests in promising projects within the IOSToken ecosystem, decided to support IOStoken on their blog.
- iBank Digital becomes a node operator
Successfully Elected as IOST Global Partner, iBank Digital is committed to promoting IOST network and Blockchain dev towards advancement of global communities.
- DappPub (DApp dev team) | IOST partner interview Vol.18 The article covers IOST’s interview with DappPub.
The DappPub development team is currently working on the construction of DApp eco- related protocols and solutions on blockchains, hoping to make full use of the blockchain technology to achieve the goal of “Unleashing the power of DApps”. The company is currently registered in Singapore and its members are mainly from top-tier IT companies previously. The team has extensive experience in developing DApps on permission-less chains. It has released a number of well-known blockchain-powered eco-protocols and solutions. It also has relevant experience in running EOS & BOS nodes, user communities, and developer communities as well.
Social media metrics
The graphs above illustrate high social activity among Telegram followers. However, IOST experiences a slight decline in the number of Reddit subscribers and Twitter followers.