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October Wrapped: Aptos Highlights 2023

October, a landmark month, not only marks the Aptos One anniversary, but also celebrates significant technical strides and vibrant ecosystem expansions.

365 DAYS OF APTOS MAINNET

Mainnet continues to provide global access to decentralized apps via a secure, scalable and upgradable blockchain. Since launching one year ago, the Aptos ecosystem achieved impressive technical and ecosystem milestones.

GRAFFIO UNITES WEB3 CREATIVES 

The Graffio launch brought the global Web3 community together to co-create a unique, celebratory piece of art, exemplifying what's possible at the intersection of decentralization and artistic expression. After 24 hours of creation, the communal canvas was closed and the Aptos One commemorative NFT was shared with the over 600,000 contributors.

APTOS ONE AMA LISTENING PARTY

Nearly 10,000 people attended the Aptos One Party where participants from more than 20 ecosystem projects gathered to share insights, exciting project updates and to answer questions from the broader community. Missed the event? You can still tune in to learn about our new projects and innovative ideas.

APTOS X OUTLIER MOVE ACCELERATOR

The Aptos x Outlier Move Accelerator event last month, we showcased eight innovative projects that are setting the pace for what’s possible. You don’t want to miss this - take a minute and watch the video from demo day.

APTOS WORLD TOUR HACK SINGAPORE WINNERS

There was some fierce competition at Hack Singapore. Congratulations to the 14 projects that impressed with their innovation and real-world solutions. Sincere thanks to everyone who participated and a round of applause for all of the winners.

APTOS LABS X UNIVERSAL PICTURES

Aptos Labs stepped into the supernatural realm by teaming up with Universal Pictures, for the second time, to develop an immersive AR experience for The Exorcist: Believer. The project employed the Aptos blockchain to create a digital fan experience, the perfect partnership for October.

OVERMIND.XYZ LAUNCHES NETWORK

What started as a demo app is now one of the fastest growing apps in Web3. Overmind.xyz launched Over Network, Aptos’ first open-source social platform and saw rapid adoption, gaining over 10,000 users in less than one week.

AMNIS GOES LIVE

An Aptos Foundation grant can change everything, and Amnis is proof. Bolstered by the support of the grant, Amnis went live on Mainnet and are making incredible strides in the crypto and blockchain community.

APT DELEGATION ENABLED ON COINBASE CLOUD

Last month Coinbase Cloud enabled APT delegation. Not only does this offer better security, increased accessibility and flexibility, but token holders can now earn rewards for securing Aptos on the secure Coinbase Cloud community validator. 

LEDGER X PETRA WALLET 

Ledger has teamed up with Petra Wallet, giving Aptos users security and flexibility no matter where they are. This new partnership makes things easier than ever, allowing users to securely and conveniently connect their Ledger Nano X to the Petra app for a seamless experience.

MSAFE X APTOS

October marked the successful launch of MSafe's Swap feature, driven by Liquid Swap. This collaboration ensures a smooth experience for Aptos users by employing a multi-sig wallet for enhanced security on the go. 

APTOS ENTERTAINS

Gamers united as Aptos Arena, our first fully built out browser-based shooter, went live on Mainnet. Haven’t tried Aptos Arena yet? This PvP shooter allows users to earn APT for every kill, and we’re already seeing players come back for more game-time.

MERCATO X APTOS 

The Aptos Foundation and Mercato, a grant recipient, have introduced a user-friendly NFT launchpad that empowers creators without coding skills to bring their ideas to life. This presents an exciting opportunity to advance NFT artwork on Aptos .

APTOS WORLD TOUR CONTINUES

From Tokyo and New York City, to Hong Kong and Pune, the Aptos community continued to make connections along the many stops of the Aptos World Tour.

Next stop: Bangalore! Be sure to follow @Aptos_Network for the more information on India Blockchain Week (Dec. 4 - 10) and the latest in Aptos news.

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