🗓 May Crypto Roundup: Key Events


Dates 1 - 31 May 2023
Location Global
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? May's stellar events!

03.05

  • The Sui Network (SUI) mainnet launch
    • SUI is a platform for smart contracts and decentralized applications built using the Move programming language. The project has already launched its public Testnet and the Mainnet release is scheduled for April 3rd, as per the developers' announcements.
  • The Fed's decision on interest rates + FOMC statement and press conference.
    • The Federal Reserve convenes eight times annually to discuss alterations to monetary policy, evaluate economic and financial circumstances, and appraise price stability and employment growth within the US. The rhetoric of the meeting can affect risk assets and the strength of the dollar.

04.05

  • Launch of a virtual crypto card by Baby DogeCoin.
    • This announcement from Baby Doge reveals that their upcoming virtual crypto card will be usable from any location, without being restricted by a user's place of residence. Additionally, the card can be utilized both through Google Pay/Apple Pay as well as for offline purchases.
  • VeChain (VET) wallet upgrade.
    • The mobile wallet will be temporarily unavailable for a day while the VeChain team works on the internal elements before the launch of the new version of the product.

05.05

  • US Unemployment Rate.
    • An elevated unemployment rate would signify labor market weakness, whereas a low rate would serve as a positive indicator and a bullish factor for the USD.

08.05

  • Saga smartphone by Solana Labs to go on public sale.
    • Saga boasts a 6.67-inch OLED display, 12GB of RAM, 512GB of storage, and a mobile processor Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. The SEED storage based on Solana Mobile Stack will enhance security features, using a Secure Element to store personal keys and secret phrases.
  • Blockchain Economy Istanbul Summit
    • The Istanbul summit invites cryptocurrency enthusiasts and entrepreneurs from more than 80 countries to discuss and explore how blockchain and cryptocurrency are redefining the future of finance. The lineup of speakers for this year includes the Director of Financial Markets at OKX, the Director of Marketing at BIT, the CEO of OneFootball Labs, the Head of Digital Innovations at Turkish Airlines, and numerous others.

09.05

  • DAO Maker token unlock
    • (5.07 million tokens amounting to a total of $23.42 million, which represents 5.37% of the total issuance).
  • DYdX project token unlock
    • (6.44 million tokens amounting to a total of  $16.36 million, which represents 0.64% of the total issuance).

10.05

  • The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in the US
    • The CPI is a metric used to track the fluctuations in prices of goods and services, serving as a crucial tool for monitoring changes in purchasing patterns and inflation levels in the United States. Figures higher than expected are viewed as a positive/bullish signal, while figures lower than expected are seen as negative/bearish.
  • The public launch of Sports Blockchain by Chiliz
    • The CEO of Chiliz, Alexander Dreyfus, has emphasized the significance of the transition from a basic token to a complete blockchain ecosystem. As such, the CHZ token will serve as the native token of the ecosystem, similar to how ETH operates on Ethereum, which includes all decentralized applications (dApps) that will be developed on the new blockchain from Chiliz.

12.05

  • Aptos project token unlock
    • (4.54 million tokens amounting to a total of $46.35 million, which represents 2.40% of the total issuance).

16.05

  • Uniswap project token unlock
    • (8.33 million tokens amounting to a total of $44.92 million, which represents 0.83% of the total issuance).

17.05

  • Blockchain Expo North America
    • Prominent digital experts will take part in the event to discuss how blockchain can aid companies in business development. The conference will feature representatives from Visa, CVS Health, Change Healthcare, J&J, Kaiser Permanente, LinkedIn, Nestle, Sanofi, and other notable organizations.

18.05

  • Bitcoin 2023 Conference
    • For three days, Miami will host an intensive networking event with the leading representatives of the global cryptocurrency industry. The conference will feature over 150 speakers and 2,000 companies. It will include renowned crypto personalities such as Michael Lewis, Arthur Hayes, Michael Saylor, and many more

22.05

  • Bitcoin Pizza Day
    • May 22, 2023 marks thirteen years since the first purchase of a physical product with Bitcoin. It was then that Florida resident Laszlo Hanyecz paid 10,000 BTC for two pizzas. Quite a meal for almost $300 million. The young programmer posted the following request on the Bitcoin forum: "I'll pay 10,000 Bitcoins for a couple of pizzas. Like maybe 2 large ones so I have some left over for the next day. I like having left over pizza to nibble on later."

31.05

  • Optimism project token unlock
    • (154.62 million tokens amounting to a total of $330.98 million, which represents 3.60% of the total issuance).

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