June 15th, 2020

Featured in this news update:

– Lisk Foundation’s Financial Update (May)
– Decentralized Organization Chain unveiled
– Lisk Alpha SDK All-Star Awards by LiskUSA
– Delegates’ overview

 

Lisk Foundation’s Financial Update (May)
According to the report, the Foundation holds € 3.57 million ( – € 100k compared to previous report) and CHF 1,85 million ( – CHF 50k compared to previous report). In addition, it owns 2,657 BTC, 62,000 GBYTE and 8.9 million LSK (100 BTC were transferred to Bitcoin Suisse AG to be exchanged in EUR; 40% of them have been already sold while 60% will be sold in June). This means that the total assets correspond to about $ 43 million.
In relation to the monthly expenses, the picture below summarizes the costs linked with each department:

Expenditures May 2020

 

Decentralized Organization Chain unveiled
Delegate Korben, winner of the Lisk Builders program, unveiled his project Decentralized Organization Chain.

This sidechain PoC allows companies to launch their own venture by selling tokens through an Initial Token Offering (ITO) to investors and receive funding. Those tokens own voting rights and allow investors to take a board member position.
Both the server and client part have been written in Javascript: the server runs the actual blockchain using NodeJS and a PostgreSQL database, while the client part is built using NodeJS, React, Bootstrap and Lisk Elements.
This PoC has been designed to force token buy back and token burn using quarterly profits, decreasing the existing amount of circulating tokens.

Four custom transactions have been created for this project (RegisterInvestorTransaction, RegisterBoardMemberTransaction, AddPollTransaction, CastVoteTransaction) and allow users to register as an investor or board member, to add a new poll or cast a vote.
Read more about “Building the Decentralized Organization Chain Project“.

Register page

 

Lisk Alpha SDK All-Star Awards by LiskUSA
During the Lisk Community Meetup #9 Ultrafresh announced the winners of “Lisk Alpha SDK All-Star Awards by LiskUSA”. Focus was on non-forging community members although some exceptions were allowed.

Most Practical Technical Solutions – @Liskpoland.pl
Most Underrated Contributor – @Crypto_Embassy
All-Around Rising Star – @dav1
Top SDK Tester/Contributor – @JesusTheHun
Most Helpful Community Liaison – @przemer
Most Active Community Member – @minions
Excellence in Meetup Hosting – @Corbifex | Moosty, @Raphael | Moosty, @Jurre | Moosty
Excellence in Communications – @John_Muck of LISK Highlights!
Most Helpful HQ Developer – @shuse2

 

Delegates’ overview
According to LiskMonitor, in the past week there were a moderate change in delegate positions: Elite gained 11.4 million LSK and GDT gained 7.5M votes.
At individual level, almost all forging delegates gained about 250k votes, while standby delegates in positions below 102 lost votes, but no one with huge losses.
It is still possible to receive 1 free LSK by minions (if you vote the “Heroes” list, no action required).

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