Tron [TRX], the ninth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has taken the centre stage because of the recent announcements and developments concerning the ecosystem. The main announcement of the foundation for this year is the launch of the BitTorrent token [BTT] whitepaper, and the crowdfund launch on Binance Launchpad.
The news pertaining to BitTorrent led to a massive push of Tron’s price, as Sun had stated that the whole TRX community is going to get the BTT token via airdrop, adding that both the communities have a strong tie. Post this, exchanges announced that they would be supporting the airdrop, with the latest from Bitbns, a leading cryptocurrency exchange platform in India.
Additionally, Tron has made advancement in terms of the number of developer applications on the network. The number of dApps on the network has now crossed the 100-mark. Justin Sun, the CEO and founder of Tron Foundation, stated that they the network would soon break through the 200-point, with the support of the upcoming niTron summit and Tron Accelerator.
Justin Sun said on his official Twitter handle:
“#TRON has 100+ dapps on @DappRadar and 133 dapps on @dapp_review now! 2-3 dapps launched everyday. With #niTROn2019 and #TRON accelerator, we will break 200 very soon! #TRX $TRX”
In the month of December 2018, Tron Foundation launched Tron Accelerator, an online contest with a prize pool of $1 million. The winner of the program will be awarded $200,000 and the runner up will be awarded $100,000. The aim of the program is to encourage the development of wallets and blockchain browsers on top of the Tron network. By achieving this, the foundation will be enhancing the entire ecosystem and also providing better user experience to the Tron community.
Tron’s first-ever summit is set to take place in San Francisco on January 17 and 18. The summit will be present the well-known influencers in the cryptocurrency space and otherwise and will also showcase the best break-through projects. Additionally, the Foundation will be revealing more details pertaining to BitTorrent and Project Atlas, one of the main highlights of the summit.
Dapp_Review said on Twitter:
“We have been witness to the rise of #TRON Dapps since late October. More and more devs and pro teams are joining TRON ecosystem. Look forward to seeing more Dapps with complex game-play and mechanics.”
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