Bulletin Board: February 27th

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A lighter edition of the Bulletin Board today, wrapping up some of the key happenings from recent weeks.

1. sJOE

sJOE is the new Staking option on the Trader Joe platform, that provides users with yield in the form of a Stablecoin, USDC.

Yes that’s right, this is JOE in a Stable Basket.

Why Change xJOE to sJOE?

The transition to the sJOE Model will significantly improve User Experience (UX).

Stake JOE, get USDC, buy more JOE. Simple.

Lastly, why a Stablecoin instead of more JOE rewards?

There are two reasons for this:

  • Provide a versatile reward that facilitates further platform engagement
  • Visit the docs to learn more: sJOE Staking

sJOE on Partner Platforms

We’ve seen some quick integrations from both Yield Yak and More Money. You can checkout the links to the tweet announcements below:

2. veJOE

Feeling bullish?

The veJOE wait is almost over! veJOE is Trader Joe’s brand new Staking option, rewarding veJOE stakers with Farm Boosts in the form of more JOE Rewards as well as voting power for future Governance. veJOE stakers will receive veJOE tokens at a fixed generation rate, capped at 100X their JOE staked, increasing their JOE yield farming rewards by up to +150% (2.5X). In the coming weeks we will share more information about the deployment of veJOE.

Will there be veJOE wars…

3. Rocket Joe

FIEF Launch: Website Link

Rocket Joe’s first exclusive launch partner event, Fief Guild, has now concluded. Participants and Fief holders can now able to enjoy a double rewards FIEF-AVAX farm, rewarded in JOE and AVAX, which will run for 30 days, currently yielding over 100%:

Hello AVAX Rewards

Echidna Finance and Vector Finance

Rocket Joe’s first concurrent launch, featuring two Platypus Finance (PTP) yield boosting protocols, Echidna and Vector have just launched today! The Launches pulled in a combined 37k AVAX and are now underway in the final stage, with the Liquidity Pool Tokens ‘Locked’ for 3 days. The unlocking of the Liquidity Pool Tokens will happen on the 2nd of March, at 6pm UTC.

Hoppers Game

Rocket Joe’s next launch partner is Hoppers Game, an idle game where users participate in adventures to stake their Hoppers’ NFTs and earn $FLY. This will be yet another exclusive launch, with no token unlocks during the phases of Rocket Joe.

  • Launch parameters are currently being tweaked
  • We expect to line up the Rocket Joe launch to be in sync with the Game

4. Farm Updates

Liquid Staking Is Here:

BENQI - Farm: sAVAX/AVAX and earn JOE + QI

Great Farms, Great Partners — Extended Double Rewards:

5. Other Updates

Islanders Quiz

Trader Joe is excited to be partnering with Islander, the gamified learn-to-earn platform which rewards DeFi protocol advocates for completing project-themed quests. On March 28th Trader Joe community members can complete a series of tasks and be rewarded in $JOE. To get involved, complete the brief KYC and connect your wallet. Once confirmed, follow the instructions to complete Trader Joe’s bespoke fetch quests and a 6-question tokenomics quiz to earn $JOE — it’s that simple.

DeFi Watch integration

Trader Joe has integrated with DeFi watch, a platform providing users with convenient metrics and filters that allow for the clear tracking and management of positions across projects including Liquidity Pools, Farms, lending and much more.

OKX Listing

OKX is the world’s largest cryptocurrency, spot & derivatives and bitcoin exchange. Where over 20 million users across 200 countries and regions trade. JOE is now listed on OKX:

Cultivation Club

Community Calls

It’s not just devs that build — Trader Joe’s community team have been working closely with Gather Town to bring our users a fully functioning Metaverse space. The team have really enjoyed using Gather Town’s interactive environment for office meetings, and is excited to welcome members to our space for community calls and events. If you are a pixel artist looking to contribute to the expansion of Trader Joe’s Gather Town, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

NFT Marketplace

Wen? Soon

🌍Community Localisation

Trader Joe has expanded the number of localized Telegram Channels for non-English speaking communities. You can find the full list below. If you are a community manager with a proposition for new channels, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

📚Resource Hub

Check out our new notion page, a smart hub collecting key resources and handy links and tips!

About Trader Joe

Trader Joe is a one-stop-shop decentralized trading platform native to the Avalanche blockchain. Trader Joe builds fast, securely and aims to serve the community at the frontier of DeFi. Maximize your yield generating activities under one fully integrated roof, providing you with a unique, innovative, and highly accessible DeFi experience.

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