The Stellar Foundation has partnered with Keybase to offer a $126 million in XLM airdrop scheduled to last for 20 months with the participants expecting to get monthly airdrops of 100 million XLM.
The community is worried about potential negative changes in XRP price after 100 million XRP was sent to Jeb McCaleb, one of the company’s co-founders, from Ripple Lab’s wallet address.
Franklin Templeton wants to have a go at using cryptocurrencies as a tool for investments in a new fund. This will mainstream cryptocurrencies in general and Stellar in particular. Is this the beginning of the big bang we have all been waiting for?
Fidelity, Deloitte, Amazon, and 20 other firms are backing a new blockchain accelerator program that is set up by IDEO CoLab Ventures, a venture arm from design firm IDEO.
Mozilla’s Denelle Dixon succeeds Jed McCaleb, Stellar’s co-founder as he moves to focus on the network protocol and adoption strategy. Denelle is expected to start her new job in May.
Stellar Lumens has shown tremendous surges with weekly gains over 70% outclassing all other cryptocurrencies in the market.
Having received the Sharia certification, the Stellar Foundation will be working on developing Sharia-compliant applications using the Stellar technology for Islamic financial institutions.