2021 continues to trend positively! We've launched our referral program, introduced wrapped HNS, and opened the Namebase Registry to everyone. Meanwhile, DNS industry heavyweights like Namecheap and Epik.com have joined the Handshake community, nearly 80k HNS was raised from Flamingo Handshake auctions, and community programs like HNS Name Claim and Project dWeb have gone live!
Here are our Q2 highlights:
Namebase's referral program is now live, 30% bonus HNS between you and your friends!
We answered over 50 unique questions in our AMA, which you can check out on this Namer News post.
Here's a summary of our upcoming roadmap for 2021!
We've revamped the dashboard to make navigation cleaner, faster, and customizable!
Ever been curious about how Namebase's design process works? Check out this speed build video of our designer revamping the dashboard from start to finish!
Namecheap has claimed their name on Handshake, purchased p/ for 375,000 HNS, and are HODLing to support the protocol!
The dWeb Foundation has launched Project dWeb, an incubator for open-source Handshake projects!
Know someone that owns a website with a top 100k ranking by Alexa? Share alexa100k.com with them so they can claim their free Handshake name!
Be sure to check out blockdomains/'s thoughts on the Handshake name market.
You can now create a decentralized blog through Wordpress that's accessible through Handshake, stored on Skynet, and backed up by Akash.
A Namer has purchased 50 goldshell hs5 units to help contribute hashpower for HNS! Read about their decision here to learn why you may want to start mining too (hint: it may help with more exchanges listing HNS).
blockexplorer.com is now a Handshake block explorer!
Impervious hired another developer to build full-time on Handshake.
Finally, morganlinton/ has been pumping out tons of Handshake blog posts: