Here’s a rundown of the most noteworthy web3 industry events and project developments to look out for in the coming week
The Tokyo International Forum “WebX,” planned and operated by CoinPost, will be held in Tokyo, Japan, from July 25th to 26th. Guests including Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Yuga Labs CEO Daniel Alegre, and the famous Shiba Inu “Kabosu,” the mascot of Dogecoin, will attend.
BuidlerCon2023 will take place in Hong Kong on July 26th. The event will be attended by financial regulators, Asian investment institutions, and representatives from emerging public chains. AC Capital is the main organizer, while Molecular Hub, BlockTides, Mesolabs, and GLITCH Global are co-organizers. The event aims to promote exchanges among builders in the Non-EVM ecosystem and explore the future development and market landscape of the Non-EVM field. The BuidlerCon 2023 Demo Day will also be held concurrently.
MasterCard announced that its Web3 music accelerator will release NFTs based on five selected songs on July 28th at 03:00 Beijing time. These five songs are AI-generated songs selected during the MasterCard Artist Accelerator exhibition hosted by Billboard. The NFTs will be displayed and available on the OneOf Marketplace platform. Additionally, as part of the artist accelerator program, the Music Pass NFTs previously launched on the Polygon blockchain have surpassed 100,000 in terms of minting quantity.
ChinaJoy Web3 Conference 2023 will take place in Shanghai during the ChinaJoy event on July 29th. This conference marks the official debut of the Web3 segment at ChinaJoy. The event will focus on exploring the role of Web3 cutting-edge technology in promoting digital economic development. Hanwei Xinheng, New Fire Technology, and D11 Labs are the joint organizers, and the China Audio-Video and Digital Publishing Association is the guiding unit. Global strategic partners, including Amazon Web Services and Ava Labs, will participate. The conference’s theme is “Creating a New Era of Digital Economy.”
- Lending protocol Exactly launches its token EXA and Exactly DAO, with EXA airdrop distribution scheduled for July 24th.
- Ethercluster will cease its services on July 24th, prompting relevant parties to migrate to the ETC mainnet and Mordor testnet endpoints.
- Blockchain data analytics tool Dune will disable automatic refresh for all content on Dune starting July 24th and introduce a new dynamic refresh system.
- The Graph community proposes a gradual increase of indexing rewards on Layer 2 from 5% to 100%, with an expected increase to 50% during the week of July 24th.
- Hong Kong Science and Technology Park and G-Rocket Gno International Accelerator will hold a joint incubation cooperation agreement signing ceremony with the theme “Innovation Engine Co-Creates a New Era of Digital Economy” on July 24th.
- KEKKAI will host a side event “R3 Meet-up Party” for WebX on July 24th.
- The Tokyo International Forum “WebX,” planned and operated by CoinPost, will take place in Tokyo, Japan, from July 25th to 26th.
- Aki Network will co-host an offline WebX event with the theme “Advancing Frontiers” at the Bulgari Hotel Tokyo at 19:30 JST on July 25th.
The proposal for Ribbon Finance to merge into Aevo has started voting on Snapshot, with the deadline set for 15:30 on July 25th.
- Axie Infinity Homeland Season 3 will continue until July 26th.
- BuidlerCon2023 will be held in Hong Kong on July 26th, with attendance from Hong Kong financial regulators, Asian investment institutions, and representatives from emerging public chains.
- Sotheby’s will launch an on-chain generative art program supported by the Art Blocks engine on July 26th.
- Mirror World, TraderX, KEKKAI, and Drecom will co-host the offline event “WebX Game Center” in Tokyo from 15:00 to 18:00 JST on July 26th.
- Gate will hold the offline event “Gate-Skyland WebX Night” at BAGUS Ginza Store in Tokyo from 18:00 to 21:00 JST on July 26th.
- NodeLab will host an online event with the theme “Everything Can Be RWA, How AI Combines with RWA?” at 20:00 on July 26th.
- Motorcycle manufacturer Ducati plans to launch its first digital collectible on the XRP Ledger on July 26th.
- The U.S. House Financial Services Committee will vote on cryptocurrency and stablecoin legislation on July 26th.
- The social token MILK, under the NFT project Cool Cats, will cease generation after July 27th.
- The Bullshark Quests event by Mysten Labs will conclude at 14:59 on July 27th.
- MasterCard’s Web3 Music Accelerator will release NFTs based on five selected songs on July 28th.
- WIS WORLDWIDE LTD.’s event social platform WIS will participate in ChinaJoy.
- Oasys will host an exclusive private event “Oasys China Meet Up” during the ChinaJoy Web3 Conference.
- ChinaJoy Web3 Conference 2023 will take place in Shanghai on July 29th.
- The second-season airdrop claiming page for SPACE ID will be open until July 29th.
- Optimism’s token OP will be unlocked, with 24.16 million tokens (approximately 38.17 million USD) released, accounting for 0.56% of the total supply.