The cryptocurrency and blockchain space has continued to attract global attention as more people continue to realize the potential embedded in this still nascent space.
To keep readers informed, we have published some of the top upcoming crypto events expected to take place next week. Important upcoming crypto events like M.Y. Earth’s upcoming NFT launch on Origin Protocol and the IoTeX v1.3 mainnet launch.
1. KCC Official Coming to Shield Wallet
Decentralized public chain – popularly known for its high-speed, cost-efficient, and convenient user experience – Kucoin Community Chain (KCC) official, has announced plans to integrate with Shield wallet. Following the integration, interested persons will be able to send, receive, and store KCC tokens in Shield wallet. The integration is scheduled to take place on July 20, 2021.
Incoming new integration – Save the Date!
— SHIELD PROTOCOL (@shield2protocol) July 8, 2021
2. Nervos Network Alpha Launch
Following the public beta launch of DAS on July 10, 2021, Nervos Network has announced plans for its Alpha launch. Interested persons are encouraged to register ahead of the Alpha launch scheduled to commence on July 21, 2021.
After a successful public beta, @realDASystems is opening up DAS accounts for registration during its Alpha Launch starting July 21st 🎉
Register your .bit, invite your friends and get rewarded!
More info below👇 https://t.co/X4CkcsbeGa
— Nervos (@NervosNetwork) July 16, 2021
3. IoTeX Mainnet V1.3 Launch
IoTeX has published details of a scheduled mainnet hard fork. The hard fork v1.3 will take place at block height 12,289,321 which is expected to be on July 22, 2021, at about 2:00 pm (PDT). The mainnet launch indicates that IoTeX v1.3 is now suited to support the launch of DApps on the IoTeX blockchain as well as much-reduced gas costs, and zk-SNARKs computations.
Introducing Mainnet v1.3 – the next evolution of the IoTeX blockchain! 🌎
This major network upgrade brings the latest EVM Istanbul to IoTeX and supports all Web3 DApps with minimized gas costs for storage + zk-SNARKs computations.
— IoTeX (@iotex_io) July 9, 2021
4. Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR) V0.16.0 Upgrade
The Hedera upgrade is scheduled for July 22, 2021, at 18:00 (UTC). The upgrade should require about 2 hours to restart; during which all of Hedera’s services will remain unavailable. This upgrade, however, should in no way distort project compatibility, or stored data. It is, however, also advised that users should store important project data before the v0.16.0 testnet upgrade.
Scheduled (Jul 22, 2021, 18:00 UTC): Hedera will be upgrading the Testnet to v0.16.0 (release notes: https://t.co/THROseZqe4) on Thursday July 22nd 2021 at 18:00 UTC. The restart will take approximately 2 hours to complete, during whi… https://t.co/gqDIqHEQZG
— Hedera Status (@hashgraph) July 15, 2021
5. SparkPoint Launchpad Upcoming Launch
The month of July has been a truly remarkable one for the SparkPoint ecosystem with several partnerships and strategic listing of its SRK native token on one of the top 10 exchanges. This month it also launched its Crypto Loco 1.0. Interestingly, SparkPoint is also gearing up for its SparkLaunch 1.0 launchpad. The launchpad is scheduled to go live this week.
SparkPoint #BlazingForward! ✨🚀
🎯 July Targets:
🤝 New Partnership Announcement
📈 $SRK Listing on Top 10 Exchange (per CMC)
🎮 #SparkPlay: Crypto Loco 1.0 launch
🚀 #SparkLaunch 1.0 launchpad featuring Ownly $OWN token
💰 #SparkSwap Self-Claim #Airdrop for bounty participants pic.twitter.com/cBxwjidYZo
— SparkPoint ✨ (@sparkpointio) July 2, 2021
6. Origin Protocol M.Y. Earth NFT Launch
Micheal Yamashita, a popular photojournalist, has disclosed plans to launch his M.Y. Earth NFT collection this week. The NFT launch is scheduled to take place on Origin Protocol and will include both an open edition, and a tiered auction. The open edition will take place on July 20, 2021, at 5:30 pm PDT, with the tiered auction following suit on August 2, 2021.
The Open Edition will include 4 NFTs, created alongside popular artist Zoe Winters. The NFTs are titled ‘Sleeping Dragon Lake,’ ‘Window on MY World,’ ‘The Child in Yellow,’ and ‘Reflections on a Golden Pond.’
📷 Photojournalist @YamashitaPhoto will release the "M.Y. Earth" collection on Origin's #NFT Launchpad. The drop will incorporate Michael's iconic work and begins with an open edition on July 20th 5:30pm PDT and tiered auction on August 2nd.
Read more 👇 https://t.co/dmr1Sbgaoj
— Origin Protocol (@OriginProtocol) July 15, 2021
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