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ENS Market Cap Reached $1 Billion A Few Days After The Airdrop

11/12/2021

The ENS market cap reached $1 billion just a few days after the ENS airdrop and kickstarting the DAO as we learn in our Ethereum information beforehand. ENS is a Internet 3 equal to the area identify system and fashioned a DAO that boosted the curiosity within the protocol and the brand new governance token in the marketplace.

Uniswap shocked the customers with an airdrop final September as properly the place 400 UNI tokens had been handed out. As these 400 tokens grew to become price 1000’s of {dollars}, many new merchants joined in as a result of they didn’t need to miss out on the subsequent neatest thing. Quick ahead to this week and we are able to see the Ethereum Identify Service launching an airdrop as properly. ENS airdropped its personal governance token and reached a market cap of $586 million the identical day.

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New .eth identify registrations. Picture Dune Analytics

Yesterday, the ENS market cap reached $1 billion, and this is just one constructive metric for the service. The person ENS tokens are promoting for below $60 however the asset remains to be in its early interval of value discovery. The Ethereum Identify Service is an online 3 model of the area identify system which is a technique for cataloging the web and making it less complicated for the customers. Not like the DNS, ENS is censorship resistant because of its .eth domains which can be utilized as crypto addresses for sending and receiving ETH-based belongings.

Anybody that had an ENS identify by October 31 can obtain the ENS governance tokens till Could 4, 2022, and also can change into a member of the DAO. They’ll then use the tokens to delegate energy to a different person that may vote on their behalf for all points associated to pricing, treasury, protocols, and extra. Director of Operations Brantly Millegan mentioned:

“Within the final 12 months or two, we’ve seen [an] explosion in innovation and experimentation with DAOs. ENS isn’t a DAO-experiment venture, it’s a naming venture, and we thought that DAOs had matured sufficient that we may belief one with key parameters of the ENS protocol.”

The token has one other function as properly which is continuous to fund the venture. ENS founder Nick Johnson mentioned that to this point they survived on grants whereas constructing the platform and traction. Now that it has traction, ENS set a report for brand new .eth identify registrations with greater than double its earlier excessive of 3500. Yesterday it topped the report with 7125. The top story, nonetheless, is that we should always not change into airdrop farmers all land strives to change into wealthy quick however as blockchain Capital’s Kinjal Shah mentioned, we should always discover merchandise that we love and use them correctly.