Weekly Update – DevHack 2023, EVM Updates, and More!

Dec 1, 2023

Hi DeFiChain Community!

We’re back with another week full of exciting developments, from the kickoff of DevHack 2023 to the latest advancements in the Light Wallet. Let’s dive into the week’s highlights.

DevHack 2023 by DeFiChain: A Spectacular Start

Last Saturday marked the beginning of the DeFiChain DevHack 2023 with a major in-person event in Bengaluru. If you missed the live talks, don't worry – you can catch up with the replays:

The event was a huge success, attracting over 75 attendees, with more than 400 hackathon registrations submitted online for both the hackathon & in-person events. Remember, submissions for DevHack 2023 close on December 4th, so don’t miss your chance to participate and win a share of the $25k prize pool! Register here.

EVM Enabled for Light Wallet and MetaScan

The EVM functionality is now available on the Light Wallet. This feature allows users to smoothly transition from DVM <> EVM Mainnet. For a step-by-step guide on transferring funds, check out our blog here.

Additionally, the MetaScan explorer has been upgraded to support MetaChain mainnet, enabling users to view, interact with, and monitor DMC activity.

Project Spotlight: Javsphere

This Wednesday, our Community 𝕏 Spaces featured a deep dive into Javsphere. If you missed the live session, you can listen it here and explore this exciting project.

Bittrex Global Shutting Down: Important Notice

Attention all DeFiChain community members: Bittrex Global is shutting down its trading activity effective December 4, 2023. Following this date, customers will only be able to withdraw assets. We strongly encourage everyone to log into their account and withdraw their DFI as soon as possible. For more information, read here.


Don’t forget to catch the latest episode of the DeFiChain News Show, where Mark and DZ discuss the Hackathon in India. Watch it here:

That’s all for this week! Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to push the boundaries in the world of decentralized finance. Thank you for being a part of our journey. Until next time, keep building and innovating!


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