æUnited begins!

Great community gathering launches the new program

Yesterday, a new era for the æcosystem began with the kick-off meeting to mark the launch of æUnited, the next-level contribution platform.

First of all, we’d like to thank the community for the massive interest and for showing up in such numbers to support the beginning of the new collaboration platform, and for the amazing ideas and enthusiasm that you brought to the event!

The Kick-off meeting

The interest for the new program launch was very high, and many prominent members of the community were in attendance. Moderated by Erik Vollstädt, the æUnited project lead, the kick-off meeting covered some of the basic points, by introducing everyone to the concept of æUnited, reviewing past æternity contribution programs, and providing all with the unique insight from some of the most influential and achieved æmbassadors to date. (The entire recording of the meeting is here! We strongly encourage you to take a deep dive into all that was discussed.)

Also, community members were introduced to new and published bounties that exist and were in a position to probe and ask questions to everyone involved. An enthusiastic, vibrant discussion ensued.

Underlining the foundational idea of this new platform — to grow more æpps and build more open source applications on the æternity blockchain — the discussion in the kick off meeting went in the same direction. Building on the success of the æmbassador program, æUnited will likely include more bounties soon! And, no worries, when claiming a reward for a bounty — there will be absolutely no need to give any of your personal details.

As always, the æcommunity will continue upholding one of the core values — anonymity. Now, with .chain names, interactions have been made even more secure and anonymous, giving more control to the community members over their personal data and ...

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