UniLend Finance | January 2023 | Project Updates #28

UniLend Finance
8 min readFeb 2, 2023

Welcome to the January 2023 edition of UniLend Finance’s monthly briefing. As we wrap up the first month of the year, we have a lot to share with you all regarding our recent integrations, developments, collaborations, community initiatives, giveaways, contests, and outreach efforts.

Without further ado, let’s dive in for a quick recap.

Try UniLend V2 Testnet now & get a chance to win $5000 in UFT: https://testnet.unilend.finance

The UniLend Team is grateful for those who have been with us through every exciting stage of this journey and welcomes those who have only recently joined us.

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Major Highlights

UniLend V2 integrated Unstoppable Domains

January 20: Giving UniLend V2 experience a personal touch. We’re thrilled to share that UniLend Finance has integrated Unstoppable Domains.

Unstoppable Domains is on a mission to create a user-owned, digital identity for every person on the planet.

Users can connect their wallet on UniLend V2 and watch their Web3 domain name replace those mundane wallet addresses.

Try it Now: https://testnet.unilend.finance/

To celebrate this integration, we also organized a giveaway where participants can test V2 and win 10 free web3 domains. Participate here:

3 new pools launched on V2: KNC/USDC, PBTC/USDC & MAI/USDC

This month, we have launched three new pools on UniLend V2:

  • KNC/USDC
  • PBTC/USDC
  • MAI/USDC

Users can now lend & borrow PBTC, KNC, and MAI tokens to experience permissionless lending & borrowing on UniLend V2.

Claims test tokens from ChainDrop to test on V2: https://chaindrop.org/

Step by Step user guide to test out UniLend V2: https://medium.com/@unilend/unilend-v2-testnet-user-guide-542a6ee68d73

UniLend V2 Progress Report

January 25: Thanks to the community’s feedback, we’ve made improvements on UniLend V2 for a seamless user experience:

  • Unstoppable Domains Integration
  • Enable Night Mode
  • UI bugs fixed
  • Code optimization & much more

Read the full report here: https://medium.com/@unilend/unilend-v2-progress-report-d20ef335530

Our permissionless lending & borrowing protocol is gaining adoption as we have crossed 44k transactions with 10k unique users on V2. We will keep improving the product and add new features to enhance user experience.

Dropping Dark UI on V2

January 10: On popular demand, we enabled night mode on V2 Dapp. Users can checkout out the new sun and moon button in the top right corner of the website to switch between the day and night modes.

Give your eyes a break and give it a try: https://testnet.unilend.finance/

Community Outreach & Education

Outreach
Sponsored Plinth’23 LNMHacks 5.0!

January 28: Plinth, the annual Tech-Fest of The LNMIIT, Jaipur, India’s first Web3-based College Tech fest, stretches for three heart-throbbing days. LNMHacks is the flagship annual hackathon with a wide range of tracks in the blockchain field, such as DeFi, DAOs, NFTs, and gaming.

Supporting LNMHacks is a great way to accelerate the growth of DeFi and drive web3 adoption across India. As a frontrunner in the DeFi space, UniLend is actively contributing to building the ecosystem. We’re constantly seeking to empower and assist entrepreneurs, developers, and enthusiasts in the industry.

Giveaway

UniLend V2 X Unstoppable Domains Giveaway | Win 10 Free Web3 Domains!

January 23: To Celebrate Unstoppable Domains integration on UniLend V2. We’re giving away 10 free web3 domains to testers. 10 winners will win $50 of UD credits each to purchase their domain.

Participate here to Win: https://bit.ly/3ZPVtDm

The campaign is now LIVE Till 6th February, 11:59 PM IST.

UniLend V2 is the talk of DeFi Town

January 19: We’re gaining momentum as more prominent Web3 folks are embracing and exploring our permissionless lending & borrowing protocol. UniLend Team is always grateful to those who support our mission to make every digital asset productive and revolutionize the DeFi space.

Wrapping 2022 in Style! UniLend Year in Review

January 03: UniLend Finance Wrapping up 2022 in style. 2022 has been quite a wild ride! Despite the ups & downs, we continued to work relentlessly toward our vision.

Dive into UniLend Finance Rewind 2022: https://medium.com/@unilend/unilend-finance-2022-year-in-review-8453fdae5ca5

From launching the world’s first permissionless lending and borrowing protocol, UniLend V2 to new UFT listings, forging new partnerships and much more, we’ve continued to revolutionize the DeFi space. Thank you to our supportive community for helping us achieve our vision, and here’s to an even better year ahead.

Education

Introducing Did You Know series

January 09: After receiving a tremendous response to our educational Insider Series, we’re introducing a new ed series: Did You Know!

This series is focused on highlighting our key milestones, interesting facts, benefits, and much more.

This month, we have posted two interesting facts about UniLend. Read here:

  1. UniLend V1 is the first-ever flash loan provider on Moonbeam Network’s sister network Moonriver

2. UniLend V2 is the world’s first-ever permissionless lending & borrowing protocol

Giveaway
BoomLand x UniLend | 25 BoomLand Whitelist Spots Giveaway!

January 25: To celebrate our collaboration with BoomLand, we organized a giveaway for the community members.

Participants were asked to solve the crossword puzzle and follow certain tasks to grab a chance to win a BoomLand whitelist spot. A total of 25 community members won one BoomLand whitelist post each.

Join our socials to stay tuned for more exciting events like this:

Collaborations & Integrations

InteractWith

January 13: InteractWith is offering a gamified wallet with social features to make the web3 user experience more friendly and fun.

To further expand our growing global network, UniLend and InteractWith joining forces to innovate the money markets and make every digital asset productive. Together we will achieve new frontiers in the Web3 space.

Over 350,000 Mises Browser users have access to UniLend Permissionless Dapp

January 16: Mises Browser is the world’s first fast, secure and extension-supported mobile Web3 browser. Users can now access our cutting-edge permissionless Dapp through Mises Browser Mobile App.

Utilise Mises Browser Today: https://www.mises.site/download

GalaxyArena

January 27: Galaxy Arena is the premier destination for sports, entertainment, e-commerce, cryptocurrency exchange, e-sports, unique VR experiences, and so much more.

UniLend will empower Galaxy Arena’s ESNC token with flagship lending & borrowing functionality after UniLend V2 mainnet launch. Together we will achieve new frontiers in the Metaverse space.

Community Initiatives & Updates

#DeFiXmas

UniLend V2 is filled with Holiday Cheers | #DeFiXmas Highlights🎄

January 06: To celebrate #DeFiXmas, we launched a Christmas-themed GIFT/SANTA pool which received huge traction:

  • 3.5k+ transactions on V2
  • 230+ participants
  • Reached out to 10.5k+ people
  • Distributed over $100 in UFT to winners!

Overall, we had a successful campaign where users could permissionless lend & borrow GIFT and SANTA tokens on UniLend V2 testnet to win the rewards!

Special Year in Review Twitter Spaces & Quiz | $50 in UFT was distributed

January 04: To celebrate new beginnings, we organized Special Year in Review Twitter Spaces AMA followed by a fun quiz in the UniLend community. Our Marketing & Operations Lead, Ayush Garg joined the Twitter spaces to discuss our upcoming plans, and v2 updates, answer community questions, and much more.

In case you missed it, catch a recap: https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1MnxnpyRLaoGO

Read our Year in Review Blog here: https://medium.com/@unilend/unilend-finance-2022-year-in-review-8453fdae5ca5

A total of $50 in UFT was distributed to 5 people with 10 in UFT each.

In case you missed amazing updates like this. Follow us here: https://twitter.com/UniLend_Finance

Superstar Community Members

Godspower Joseph: December Shield of Excellence!

January 31: We awarded Godspower Joseph with Shield of Excellence for December 2022. We appreciate your efforts in actively connecting us with projects & spread the good word about UniLend in the web3 ecosystem. As a token of our appreciation, we would like to award you an UniLend Exclusive NFT.

Meme Contests

DeFiXmas Meme Contest Winners!

January 07: To celebrate the DeFiXmas, we launched GIFT/SANTA pool launch on UniLend V2 Testnet, we invited the community for a fun meme contest. The memes displayed were astonishing but the following stood out from the rest:-

@miomerahapit
@Kaka_Ray12
@nhatlinh30
@TunTrn07643197
@BernadioK

5 meme winners won $10 in UFT each.

In case you missed amazing updates like this. Follow us here: https://twitter.com/UniLend_Finance

Wished Everyone Happy Republic Day

January 26: We wished everyone a very Happy Republic Day. This Republic Day, let us embrace, honor, and commemorate our constitution — the cornerstone that unites our nation and safeguards our values.

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