Issue 95: February 18 - 27, 2021

Table of Contents:

Recent News

CoinLoan, an EU based cryptocurrency company, now allows Wire transfers to purchase Monero.

Monero Talk has interviewed the COMIT project, another Monero-BTC Atomic swaps implementation - watch on YouTube.

CCS Proposal Ideas

Below you can find recent CCS proposal ideas open for discussion.

CCS Proposals Need Funding

vtnerd Full-Time 2021 Q1 by Lee Clagett (vtnerd)

Raised 128.89 of 133.4 XMR (97%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2306536

Hash rate: 2.317 GH/s

Average Tx per block: 22.91

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 16,538

Block reward: 1.14 XMR

Data taken on February 27, 2021

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $3,676,327,370 Street Price: $188.67

Monero (XMR) Price

02/27/21 Week Month Year
USD $205.14 -20.3% +51.7% +193.8%
EUR €169.93 -20.0% +52.3% +167.6%
BTC B0.00458923 +0.1% +12.5% -42.3%

Data taken on February 27, 2021

XMR Price Graph

XMR Price Graph 02/18/21-02/27/21


Volunteer Opportunities

If you want to get involved in making Monero better, but aren’t sure how, check out the volunteer opportunities below.

Test Monero Core Software

Anyone with moderate technical ability is encouraged to try to build and run Monero nightlies. Do not trust it with your Monero, but feel free to open an Issue on Github as problems arise. Instructions to build on your OS of choice can be found on GitHub.

Getting Started with Helping Monero

If you are new to Monero and want to contribute, please check out this article about volunteering and contributing to Monero from the Monero Outreach Group.

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