In their announcement, the development team shared the success of the “#Alonzon testnet” fork to a new version, “#AlonzonWhitenode.” The announcement also disclosed that the latest version has commenced making blocks immediately.
HARD FORK SUCCESSFUL: Delighted to report around 19.44 UTC today we successfully forked the #Alonzo testnet to the new #AlonzoWhite node. The new network is happily making blocks already. 1/5
However, even with all those issues, the Cardano blockchain founder Charles Hoskinson assured the community that the project is moving as they planned it. He made this statement on Youtube, saying that the team is following the roadmap they set earlier for the project.
Hoskinson also noted that Cardano had facilitated the sale of over $10 million worth of NFTs on its network. Also, apart from the NFTs, the founder mentioned that the network had facilitated assets sales worth tens of thousands.
He continued to assure the community that the release of Alonzo White to the Cardano mainnet will enable developers to launch NFTs, dApps, and other projects.
More Developments in DeFi
After the announcement of the Alonzo white fork, a DeFi and NFT marketplace, Spores Network disclosed that it had raised a whopping $2.3 million through its fundraising event yesterday, July 16, 2021.
According to the company, it plans to utilize the best features of Cardano, such as low transaction costs, higher transaction throughput, and low carbon footprint, to make NFTs available for mainstream users.