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DeFi on Bitcoin Charges Ahead on Stacks: Stacks AC, $MIA, Clarity Universe

It seems like on every front, the Stacks Ecosystem is pushing forward new functionality and possibility on Bitcoin. From the institutional side to developer education to tokens and new listings, we're so proud to see the ecosystem grow and can't get enough of working with, supporting, and cheering you on in these game-changing efforts.

Here are a few of my personal favorites to get you started:

๐Ÿš€ Stacks Accelerator Demo Day, 25 teams showed us the future on Bitcoin

๐ŸŒด Miami accepts MiamiCoin protocol contributions, to put funds to work

Beyond these highlights, there's plenty more in the way of NFTs, network upgrades, new integrations, and more to catch up on below.

See you out there!

Mitchell Cuevas and The Stacks Foundation Team

Missed the first-ever Stacks Accelerator Demo Day? You're in luck, both sessions are now available. These teams showed us what's coming to Bitcoin soon, it's an exciting glimpse into a future not far away. The impact of these teams will reverberate through the Stacks Ecosystem sooner rather than later.

๐Ÿ’ธ DeFi and Fintech โ†’ Watch Now

๐ŸŒ… NFTs & Web 3.0 โ†’ Watch Now

Stacks Token

๐ŸŒด Miami Votes To Claim MiamiCoin Driven Contributions

Stack your MiamiCoin (MIA) and earn rewards with Okcoin. Earn up to 430% APY* rewards. The minimum stacking amount is super low and Earn charges no fees, so get ready to start earning.

๐Ÿ” Coinbase Custody Adds STX Support

India's Largest Exchange Lists STX

You can now buy, sell, and trade STX on WazirX's USDT market. A STX/INR pair is also coming soon.

Today, the Stacks Korea Chapter is pleased to share that popular South Korean wallet provider, D'CENT, has added support for Stacks (STX).

Wrapped Bitcoin coming to Stacks this fall

Coming soon this fall, Stacks users around the world will be able to use native Wrapped Bitcoin across the Stacks network, aka xBTC. Stacks developers will also have access to programmable xBTC with the help of Hiro System's developer tools.

Trustless swaps for Stacks Tokens

Stacks Network Upgrades

Stacks 2.1 is a proposed network upgrade to the current Stacks 2.0 mainnet released in January. The upgrade will not happen automatically, so weโ€™ve compiled information about the origin, status, voting plans, and included upgrades to help educate ecosystem stakeholders on what comes next and how to get involved.

Check out Stacks Founder Muneeb Ali's latest forum post addressing questions around Stacks scalability and potential optimizations that can be made to network capacity. The scalability properties of Stacks and its design tradeoffs are unique and it's worth understanding them.

This software update is a point-release to change the transaction selection logic in the default miner to prioritize by fee instead of nonce sequence. This release's chainstate directory is compatible with chainstate directories from

The Sigle team has launched a dashboard displaying key stats about the Stacks blockchain, such as transactions per day, # of unique addresses, and more. Follow the stxstats Twitter bot for daily updates.


Stacks Accelerator team Rare Sense's NFT platform, Superfandom connects creators, celebrities, and influencers to their fans through NFTs. Superfandom enables creators to easily launch NFTs that allow exclusive experiences, such as social media collabs or in-person interactions.

Boom's 3rd boombox release makes one thing clear: CityCoins's vision of utilizing stacking as a mechanism to reward cities with yield-generating tokens aligns closely with Boom's vision of rewarding creators with yield-generating NFTs.

The popular "Punk" NFT craze has hit the Stacks community! Stacks Punks have amassed nearly $500,000 in transactions so far, with some Punks selling for upwards of 10,000 STX.

Stacks Builders

Stacks Map illustrates a rapidly growing ecosystem

On September 1, we welcomed our very first Clarity Universe cohort, ushering in more than 100 new builders. Clarity Universe was created to provide developers with everything they need to be successful with smart contracts for Bitcoin in one place.

In addition to successfully updating the Stacks Android SDK, Stacks grantee, Bloco has released Circles, an app that allows users to explore various Stacks apps on mobile.

The Sigle team is on fire ๐Ÿ”ฅ. On top of their stats dashboard, they will soon be launching a stacking monetization model for their decentralized blogging platform. Readers will be able to lock up STX in support of writers who can, in turn, earn the BTC yield generated through stacking.

Community Sessions and Event Recordings

In this Stacker Chats episode, Gina of Hiro Systems sat down with Philip De Smedt, CEO and co-founder of Arkadiko, the first stablecoin on Stacks that uniquely enables your collateral to earn a yield.

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