15 Optimism Ecosystem Projects Noteworthy

According to data platform Dune, as of May 27, Optimism has accumulated more than 20,000 unique addresses, with a total value of $584.5M on the chain, and an average of 84,787 daily on-chain interactions in the past 30 days.

In the past 30 days, the top 5 projects used by Optimism ecological users are (#Txs): Perpetual Protocol (1.12M), Chainlink (307.72K), Uniswap V3 (93.83K), Hop Protocol (50.91K), Synthetix (47.59K).

Since Optimism officially announced the issuance of native Token $OP on April 27, the number of daily transactions, daily transaction addresses, contract deployment and other dimensions have greatly increased.

Optimism Data Metrics: https://dune.com/optimismpbc/Optimism

According to the official statistics and display of Optimism (https://www.optimism.io/apps/all), there are currently 143 projects, with a total of 8 types covering DeFi, NFT, Bridge, On-Ramp, Wallet, Tool, Portfolio Tracker and DAO.

At the same time, the Optimism ecological project has successively submitted Token distribution application proposals to the Optimism Governance Fund, proposing to allocate OP Tokens to promote development.

At present, the projects that have submitted application proposals include: Clipper, Aelin Protocol, Connext and other 23 ecological projects.

Specific projects and related proposals: https://gov.optimism.io/

Optimism announced — The Optimism Foundation. 25% of Optimism’s native Token OP will be allocated to the Ecosystem Fund, which will be used to directly fund communities and projects that promote the expansion of the collective ecosystem.

At the same time, The Optimism Foundation will distribute a portion of the OP allocation to members of the Optimism and Ethereum communities in multiple waves.

Airdrop #1 (5% Allocation) event is already available for public inquiry: https://app.optimism.io/governance.

For details, please refer to the official Optimism documentation:https://community.optimism.io/docs/governance/airdrop-1/#airdrop-1-allocations.

14% of the OP token supply will be reserved for future user airdrops to incentivize addresses that positively impact the Optimism community.

After using all 143 projects of the current Optimism ecosystem for product use, we have sorted out 15 projects that are worthy of attention and have not yet released tokens, so as to facilitate users to have more product experience and Optimism ecosystem construction.

1. Quixotic — NFT


Quixotic is the largest NFT marketplace on Optimism.

Users can buy and sell NFTs on Quixotic, view NFT collections, and query NFT-related data information on Optimism.

At present, the total transaction volume of NFTs on Quixotic is not very large, only Optipunks total transaction volume exceeds 100E.

2. tofuNFT — NFT


tofuNFT is a fully featured decentralized marketplace for buying, selling and trading NFTs, created by SCV.Finance, and deployed on multiple blockchains.

3. LI.FI — Bridge


LI.FI is a bridge aggregation protocol with DEX connectivity.

As a bridge and DEX aggregator, LI.FI can route any asset on any chain to the desired asset on the desired chain, thus providing a remarkable UX to their users.

4. Orbiter Finance — Bridge


Orbiter Finance is a decentralized cross-rollup bridge for transferring the Ethereum native assets, which is the infrastructure of Layer 2, the cost is low and the process is instant.

5. Across — Bridge


Across is an optimistic cross-chain bridge protocol that allows users to execute transactions between chains nearly instantaneously.

6. Connext — Bridge


Connext powers fast, trust-minimized communication between blockchains.

Users can use Connext to build crosschain applications like:

  • Bridges to transfer value between blockchains.
  • Interchain DeFi protocols.
  • Chain-agnostic NFTs.

7. Matcha — DeFi


Matcha is designed to offer the most user-friendly experience for discovering and accessing tokens in the crypto world.

Matcha searches all major DEXs on Optimism to find the best prices for the tokens.

8. Zerion — DeFi


Zerion is the mission control for Web3. With Zerion users can track their whole DeFi and NFT portfolio, trade and bridge across nine Layer 1 and Layer 2 networks, and more.

9. Tokensets — DeFi


Set Protocol is a web3 asset management platform that provides financial infrastructure tooling to everyone.

The primary use case on Set Protocol is the construction of “Structured Products”, which are customizable baskets of fully collateralized crypto-assets.

10. Slingshot — DeFi


Slingshot is the Web3 trading platform on Polygon, Arbitrum, Optimism, and more.

11. Clipper — DeFi


Clipper is a decentralized exchange (DEX) built for self-made traders, not hedge funds or whales.

Clipper is designed to have the lowest per-transaction costs for smaller trades on the most popular crypto assets.

12. Sablier — Payment


Sablier is a money streaming protocol available on Ethereum, Optimism, Arbitrum, Polygon, Avalanche and BSC.

13. Superfluid — Payment


Superfluid is a smart contract framework on EVM networks, enabling users to move assets on-chain following predefined rules called agreements.

Superfluid enables real money streaming, rewards distributions and anything you can image.

14. Nested — SocialFi


Nested is a crypto trading platform that breaks that trend by revolutionizing the accessibility to web3 investment in a way that is unprecedentedly simple, social and safe.

15. Umbra — Privacy


Umbra is a stealth address protocol. That means it allows a payer to send funds to a fresh address. That address is controlled by the intended receiver, but only the payer and the receiver know that.

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Moon Capital is a cutting-edge investment firm focused on blockchain and cryptocurrency.