Weekly Update – MetaChain Launch, Dev AMA, Hackathon And More

Nov 17, 2023

Welcome back, DeFiChain community!

Today marks a historic day in our journey as we witness the launch of the MetaChain EVM Layer. There's a flurry of activity and excitement across the community, and we've got all the latest details for you right here.

MetaChain EVM Layer Launched Today

Yesterday, we came together to mark a huge milestone - the successful Hardfork at Block Height 3462000. Our core dev and growth teams hosted a special DeFiChain X Community Space.

If you missed out on all the excitement and insights shared, not to worry! You can catch up by listening to the recording here.

Today is an even more exciting day with the activation of the MetaChain layer. This is a transformative moment for DeFiChain and all its stakeholders, marking a new epoch of possibilities and innovations. To understand the full impact of this milestone, be sure to check out our latest blog post that sheds light on what this means for DeFiChain users and developers.

MetaChain: Why Use the New EVM Layer?

The activation of the EVM layer introduces a host of advancements:

👉 Technical Foundation: Cross-sharding.

👉MetaChain Compatibility: The Auto Auth Mechanism.

👉 Developer-Friendly Tools: Utilize a suite of features designed to elevate dApp development.

Curious to learn more? Dive into the details in our blog post.

DeFiChain Developer Discord AMA

Attention developers! Gear up for a special AMA session with our core development team next week. Keep an eye on our social media for the latest timing updates.

And if you're not yet part of the Developer Discord but are eager to start building on DeFiChain, now's your chance. Fill in this form to get involved.

DeFiChain x StackUp: Learn and Earn

As the StackUpHQ Learn & Earn DeFiChain program comes to a close today, we're thrilled to celebrate its huge success. An impressive tally of over 1,800 developers joined the program, each embarking on a journey to hone their skills and prepare to build the dApps of tomorrow on DeFiChain. Next is the prize draw, where participants stand a chance to win from the $10,000 prize pool. Keep an eye on our social media channels for the upcoming announcements.

DevHack 2023 by DeFiChain

Prepare for the biggest DeFi Hackathon of the year—DevHack 2023 by DeFiChain! With over $25k in prizes and dual in-person events in Bangalore, India, this 10-day coding sprint is set to be a builder's paradise. Registrations are now open—sign up here and may the best code win!


  • DeFiChain News Show: If you haven't already, tune into the latest episode discussing yesterday's Hardfork:
  • DMC Universe Spotlight: Last week's Community 𝕏 Spaces took a deep dive into DMC Universe. It's a must-watch for those interested in the project's future—check it out.

Today is not just another day; it's a day that will be etched in DeFiChain's history as the dawn of the MetaChain era. As we embark on this new journey, the potential for growth and innovation is limitless. We're excited to see how each and every one of you will contribute to this new chapter. Until next time, happy building!


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