The Cutting EDG: Week of May 10th

A weekly newsletter discussing progress updates, events, and governance proposals within the Edgeware ecosystem.

The Cutting EDG: Week of May 10th


  • Recording breaking AMA with New-Futures got tremendous response from the community and became the longest AMA hosted on the Edgeware channel so far.
  • AllianceBlock is joining the Edgeware Ecosystem with their decentralized capital market, bringing NFT, DAO and Defi standards to WASM as well as EVM.
  • Market Across’s PR campaign has been kicked off.
  • Thom Ivy shared his vision of various real-world use cases for EDG; compendiously summarised by Raymond Zhong.
  • Treasury Funding simplified: funding types and benefits’ hierarchy by Richard Welsh.
  • Upcoming AMAs: AllianceBlock and Exit Theory.

Ecosystem Updates

No major updates this week, just building.


  • Referendum 36: Drew Stone proposed an increase in active validator slots from 110 to 120.  {Referendum type: SuperMajorityApprove}
  • Referendum 37: Raymond Zhong proposed a minor patch upgrade to resolve an issue identified by Wei. Advised to reject (aka vote ‘Nay’) as the same upgrade has been passed as an emergency referendum #38. {Referendum type: SuperMajorityApprove}
  • Referendum 38: The emergency referendum proposed by Raymond Zhong for the same minor patch upgrade previously proposed as normal referendum #37 has been passed and will be merged to runtime at approx 1:30 am ET of 17th May 2021. {Referendum type: SimpleMajority}


  • The Calendar of events has many items each week, meetings on NFTs, DAOs, chain strategy and governance- whatever you're interested in, take a look.


  • The next Edgeware All-Community call will be hosted on May 19th, 2021. Each month, different individuals/entities from the agency, builder guild, different working groups and enthusiasts come together to speak on various essential topics, ideas and updates related to Edgeware. If you missed it, you can find the previous meeting notes with recordings here.