We’re thrilled to announce five decentralized applications building towards the launch of mainnet-2. Supported through participation in bounty programs and hackathons, these builders showcase a diverse set of smart contract use cases and contributions to the Agoric ecosystem.

KREAd

Developed by: Kryha

KREAd is a character builder dapp in which all produced visual assets are, in fact, NFTs. Users have the tools to build their own characters and to administrate the ownership of all the equipment attached to those characters.

Wietze Slagman, CTO of Kryha, said of the project: “Agoric’s thought-provoking platform brings some truly powerful tools to the decentralized space. For a developer, concepts like offer-safety not only safeguard you from potential bugs, they also encourage thinking from the perspective of the end user, resulting in a better overall user experience.”

LH2 Staking

Developed by: RBF Labs

LH2 Staking is a unique liquid staking project focused on increasing the decentralization of Agoric, resulting in a more robust and resilient network. LH2 Staking has developed an assessment strategy that scores validators to help decentralize the network by avoiding the concentration of staked BLD under any one entity or location.

The LH2 liquid staking algorithm re-distributes the stake according to a validator’s health. High-quality but under-served validators can then automatically receive more stake from the system. In addition, LH2 makes it easy for validators to improve their score and provide specific guidance as to how much their liquid stake would change as a result of the new score.

Crabble

Developed: Bytepitch

NFTs with clear utility can have low market liquidity, making it difficult for owners to make use of their assets. Crabble’s marketplace will make an NFTs utility more beneficial for its owner through short-term rentals. 

Alexander Lastovski, Blockchain Solutions Architect at Bytepitch, shared: “With Agoric, we build smart contracts that implicitly provide user security. That alone was a game changer for us, but then you also have an on-chain JavaScript VM to open the floodgates of 17M+ developers worldwide.”

QuickWork

Developed by: AgreeWe

AgreeWe’s first collaboration with Agoric will be a bundle of agreement tools to assist start-ups. Included in these will be a QuickWork agreement that allows start-ups, DAOs, and other Web3 groups and communities to hire developers on a per-project basis in exchange for traditional or token payment, without the need for a conventional employment contract.

Combining Agoric’s Zoe escrow system and hardened JavaScript foundation with AgreeWe’s focus on simple consensus solutions provides an ideal and complementary partnership. Both Agoric and AgreeWe share the goal of enabling chains, start-ups, DAOs, and next-generation communities to grow to the next level with the aid of simple and accessible tools.

Calypso

Developed by: Joe Schnetzler

Utilizing Agoric’s JavaScript smart contract platform and native interoperability via IBC, Calypso is the blockchain operating system to research and manage your DeFi portfolio across 50+ chains in one place. One desktop app (and eventually hosted app) will enable users to manage all things DeFi, NFT and blockchain. 

Joe Schnetzler, the founder of Calypso, said: “Building on Agoric allows me to use my years of experience in Node.js without having to learn a new smart contract language. On top of that, the ability to find talent and bring new developers into Web3 with hardened JavaScript is a great asset that will enable Calypso to grow and scale in the future.”

More to Come

These inaugural partnerships will play an integral role in driving open-source development in the lead-up to Agoric’s mainnet-1 and mainnet-2 launches. Given the growing library of community-developed Agoric JavaScript smart contracts, future developers can take these components and build their next-gen DeFi and NFT projects into the Interchain of IBC-enabled networks.

Stay up to date on Agoric’s growing ecosystem committed to building a decentralized Interchain future here: https://agoric.com/ecosystem