February was a fantastic month. Secondary marketplace volume grew 115%, surpassing the secondary market for ENS names. Domain usage grew 25%. Influencers w/ millions of followers are using dLinks and community growth is exploding.
Here are our February highlights.
It's been one year since the first Handshake name was released! Check out our year review at: review.handshake/. Thanks to sketch/ for designing it, skyinclude/ for developing it, and the owner of handshake/ for letting us use "review.handshake/".
We've launched our new stats page at namebase.io/stats! Check out this accompanying community-created video walkthrough of our stats page, celebrating Handshake's 1-year anniversary: Handshake is 1 Year Old! 10x, 50x, 100x, Domain Sales
One of the biggest pieces of news was that nft/ was purchased for $84k! You can read our blog post outlining more details on the sale here.
Our Namer Community has lots of names to gift. If you'd like to help grow Handshake, you can get involved by encouraging giftees to claim their names!
In February, marketplace volume grew 115% to 2.6mm HNS ($780k USD) outpacing last month's incredible growth rate!
Even more excitedly, domain usage grew 25% to 10,211 sites. These are all sites actively using Handshake, and is what we believe to be one of the strongest indicators of the health of the ecosystem as a whole.
Influencers are starting to set up their dLinks! It's exciting to see dLinks finding utility both within the crypto community, and beyond.
niami/ now natively resolves on Handshake! Thanks to skyinclude/ for helping 0xstefan/ port his website onto Handshake.
Namers sebastian.rasor/ and neel/ recently became Creators in the Namer Community thanks to their efforts figuring out how to send and receive emails using Handshake names!
And that's February. It was an exciting month, and we can't wait to see everything March has in store. Thanks for reading, and happy naming!