The protocol is currently in Epoch 53.
There are 16 validator pools with 277 delegators staking a total of 558,362 STAKE. High pool APY is currently 22.15%, low is 12.54% (stats as of 23/04/2021 17:00 UTC).
xDai Faucet is back along with some verification methods to thwart abuse and provide xDai to users who need some gas for tx. Community members can receive and give back to the faucet! Learn more here.
xDai Community Call
We held a community call on discord primarily focused on future directions for xDai and improving governance processes for researchers interested in exploring the xDai future. An interesting area of research is related to rollups, and a working group was formed in Discord to research what it might take to incorporate with Ethereum 2.0.
xDai Founder Igor Barinov participated in the Perpetual Protocol Community Call, giving users an overview of xDai and how Perpetual leverages the chain to provide fast & free trades.
Genesis Vision is a multimarket social trading platform now available on xDai!
pNetwork and PeerionDAO
Community members can now co-own a pNetwork node on xDai
Eporio EarthDay Event
xDai is a green chain, and Eporio NFT Marketplace held an event to celebrate Earth Day and plant trees IRL!
Fraction token launched on xDai as an interesting experiment in fractional ownership. Only 1 token exists, and holders can trade, stream and provide liquidity on xDai.
Swapr DEX routes users to the Dex on xDai with the best prices. Their stats page now also includes xDai liquidity (just select xDai from the dropdown) https://dxstats.eth.link/#/