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August Wrapped: Aptos Highlights 2023 

August saw some major victories across all channels, including a huge partnership with Microsoft, expansion campaigns into the Korean gaming market, plus new entertainment tie-ins and fresh updates from Infra. 

August saw some major accomplishments across the ecosystem, including a huge partnership with Microsoft, new expansion into the Korean gaming market, new entertainment tie-ins and fresh infrastructure updates.

APTOS LABS X MICROSOFT: HISTORY IN THE MAKING

Aptos Lab's collaboration with Microsoft marks Aptos as the first layer-1 blockchain they are integrating with in a groundbreaking initiative to combine AI technology with the reliability of blockchain.

APTOS KOREA EXPANSION PAC

Aptos just expanded its presence into the Korean Gaming market with three major partnerships with the Aptos Foundation:

NEOWIZ X INTELLA X APTOS 

Aptos Foundation recently teamed up with gaming developers NEOWIZ, a giant with over 25+ years of skin in the game to expand the Intella X ecosystem. Welcoming NEOWIZ and Intella X into Aptos is just the beginning of the effort to expand Web3 gaming to mainstream audiences. 

MARBLEX X APTOS 

MARBLEX, one of the largest game developers and publishers in Korea, is integrating with Aptos to put Web3-powered gaming first. They're building WARP Bridge to bring MARBLEX titles onto Aptos and create scalable infrastructure, powered by lightning quick transaction speeds and zero downtime upgrades. 

LOTTE GROUP X APTOS 

1/ Aptos is powering the Lotte Group’s Web3 ecosystem expansion! Lotte Group, the largest retail conglomerate in Korea, has partnered with Aptos to expand its business footprint in the Web3 industry, starting with their marketing and Web3 business hub Daehong Communications 🧵👇

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Aptos Foundation has also joined forces with Lotte Group (Daehong Communications) to welcome the Bellyland Universe, an exciting new NFT system jam-packed with rewards, games, and missions for casual gamers and collectors, onto Aptos.

RAISING THE DIGITAL ASSET STANDARD 

1/ Introducing Aptos Digital Asset Standard (DA) Token standards are pivotal in establishing a shared foundation to create, manage, and interact with digital assets in a blockchain ecosystem. The new Aptos DA offers builders unrivaled flexibility, composability, and scalability.

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Digital assets should be simpler and built for the real world so developers and users can unlock their full potential. Aptos just releases a new Digital Asset Standard, which features a blueprint for digital assets that focuses on real-world applications, seamless airdrops and unrivaled performance.

ALL ABOARD THE WONDERBUS

When you put users first, incredible things can happen. Thousands of fans came together to celebrate at WonderBusFest for the last week of summer. Congratulations to KYDLabs for making this possible with their user-first ticketing platform, built fully on Aptos.

INDEXER: NFT NOTIFICATIONS

NFT trading just got a whole lot easier. Indexer just launched NFT notifications on Aptos, giving you the ability to know whenever your NFT receives bids or sells. Plus it works through any marketplace on Aptos, so you can have peace of mind no matter where you trade.

GEM X APTOS

1. Today, we are delighted to announce a joyful partnership that marks the beginning of the GEM ecosystem's journey on the main-net, alongside APTOS. We hold the strong belief that APTOS, built on the MOVE, is currently among the finest partners in the global payment market.

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Gem bring brings real-world rewards points and mileage to Aptos . It will help to provide seamless, tokenized payouts.

MSAFE GEN 2 GOES LIVE 

MSafe just went live on Aptos with their 2nd generation multi-sig solution, which brings a smoother experience for users with simpler transaction processes, multi-account displays and in-app ticket support. 

MARTIAN LAUNCHES PORTFOLIO DAPP

Martian just made it easier to manage assets across Aptos with their launch of Portfolio DApp. It lets you jump between different accounts and view detailed trends for your favorite coins, helping you to take full control of your Web3 portfolio. 

FOR APTOS' STAKE

If you’ve been thinking about supporting Aptos, check out the latest asset integration on Staking Rewards.

APTOS AT GOOGLE NEXT: WEB3 PANEL

Aptos Labs Co-Founder and CEO, Mo Shaikh spoke with leaders of Hedera and Swirlds, Tezos and Google about “new revenue streams at the intersection of Web3 and AI” at the Google Next: Web3 panel.

APTOS SUMMER AMA + CHALLENGE INFO

The Aptos Summer AMA kicked off with top leaders from across the Aptos ecosystem speaking about recent developments. We’re grateful for opportunities to expand and grow with the community. If you couldn’t make it this time, be sure to attend the next one.   

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