Demex Daily #80: Jupiter's JUP Token Launch Marks Milestone for Solana's DeFi Ecosystem

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The JUP token from Jupiter, a Solana-based DEX aggregator, reached a $914 million market cap shortly after its launch, ranking it sixth among decentralized exchanges. The token's launch included one of the largest crypto airdrops to 955,000 wallets. Jupiter's fully diluted value exceeded Uniswap's, establishing its prominence in the DeFi space. The platform, which dominates over 80% of Solana's DEX volume, aims to drive the use of crypto with JUP symbolizing a move towards "DeFi 2.0." JUP's introduction is part of a broader revival for Solana, underscoring the project's growth and potential for future utility.

Heroes of Mavia, a Web3 AAA mobile base builder strategy game, has officially launched on iOS and Android, introducing an innovative blend of strategy gameplay with Web3 technology. Following a successful private beta with 350,000 waitlisted users and notable engagement metrics, the game is now open to the global gaming community. Alongside the launch, an exclusive "Mavia Pioneer Airdrop Program – Turbocharged" rewards early adopters with the $MAVIA token airdrop before February 6th. The game has quickly gained popularity, evidenced by a surge in social media followers. It features an in-built on-chain wallet for NFT transactions, promoting a seamless bridge between traditional and Web3 gaming. A partnership with and a model designed to avoid hyperinflation underscore Heroes of Mavia's commitment to sustainable growth in the gaming ecosystem.