Hot Cross Recap 2022
A wonderful year of heavy shipping and expanding
2022 is drawing to an end despite all the ups and downs in the Web 3 world, for the whole Hot Cross team, we are proud to say that the year is full of dedicated efforts. And more importantly, we are optimistic about 2023.
As 2022 is slowly wrapping up, we would like to walk you through the memorial moments and treasures of the year. 2022 has proven to be a year of progress and growth.
📢 Major Announcements in 2022
We closed the $5M Ecosystem Growth Round to Expand the product suite to a broader range of networks.
Along the fantastic news also comes the $HOTCROSS tokenomics 2.0: Slower Emissions, Delayed Team Release, and Ecosystem Adjustments (in short: By the end of 2022, the total $HOTCROSS in circulation will be reduced by 32%).
💻 Crafted Product Design and constant iteration
The Product suite is polished and perfected in every aspect, manifesting our commitment to users.
The KYC has been upgraded to allow users to get a 10% referral fee and a friend to get a 10% discount;
Accordingly, UI has been changed to show the unique referral link.
10% to the person doing the referring
10% to the person who used the link
80% to the platform.
Even more exciting, the KYC flow has turned into being done directly on the application without waiting any longer, no more manual efforts have to be made.
We also gave the KYC page a new look.
Cross Send goes completely charge-free, giving the community great convenience using our product suite. What's noteworthy is that the product also tapped into two new blockchains: BitTorrent and Aurora.
Cross Pool was decorated with a few new buttons to facilitate the staking management for users.
Your Pools: https://app.hotcross.com/pools/my-pools
Besides the buttons, the Cross Pool also went through a major upgrade to be Cross Pool 2:
have multiple rewards
have an unstake delay (lock)
compound rewards if needed
take a protocol fee if needed
support reflect tokens
penalize early withdrawals
And it's deployed shortly after to showcase the brand-new Cross Pool 2 features that are brought to life.
Cross Yield evolves steadily and firmly with the deployment on both the BNB chain and Aurora.
We also focus on the details that demonstrate how we care about the user experience.
The UI/UX of Cross Yield gets better with the custom Zap Slippage Tolerance to avoid losing too much gas on ZAP-in. Not to mention the toggle that gives you instant options views of the eligible vaults.
NFT Staking receives rounds of applause when we first introduced it to the community. We managed to launch the first tester round of staking, then another tester round with slight differences, during which we also post an announcement regarding the additional NFT staking to clear up confusion.
Altogether, the products we shipped have really overwhelmed our Bosses, so we firgured, why not launch a User Dashboard to help track all data across the platform?
User Dashboard is all about data, and it tracks the following:
HOTCROSS / HOTDOG Price
Your Unclaimed Rewards
Your HOTCROSS / HOTDOG Balances
Your HOTCROSS / HOTDOG Staked
Total number of stakes ever
Total rewards ever
Besides our efforts in internal product design and shipping, we also integrated quite a few wallets from other projects thanks to the Cross API:
The new home page for Hot Cross applications is released, highlighting our updates, the majority of our products, and the blockchains we support. Along with a change to the footer that gives easier access to the app and ecosystem from the bottom of your screen.
👬 The Friends and partners we met
Hot Cross has been working on partnerships and businesses to get Hot Cross on board with fantastic partners who truly want to build something, we can go further through the connections.
$HOTCROSS goes live on Delta Investment Tracker
Partnership to accelerate Galaxy Survivor
$HOTCROSS joining OpenLeverage lending and margin
Hot Cross works with Travala to enable traveling with $HOTCROSS payment
$HOTCROSS Treasury Bills on ApeSwap
We are pleased to introduce Cross Yield and Cross Pool to our friends
Friends joining Cross Pool
Friends joining Cross Yield
Among the hundreds of Vaults on Cross Yield, we would like to highlight some of the recommended vaults from our significant partners
AMA/ Twitter Space
We really enjoy getting to know new friends and getting really chatty in AMA/Twitter space with them, here are the projects and friends with whom we had wonderful conversations and spread our visions to a broader user base:
BSC News, SugarBounce, LiquidCollectibles, MacaronSwap, iToken, Bittrex Global, OpenLeverage, BabySwap, Uno Re, DeBridges Platform, Anonverse, SaaSGo (Formerly Encentive.io), Bit.Store, LI.FI, BSCStation, MetaShooter, Aurigami, HistoryDAO, Salo Players, VIMworld, Burrow, NFTY Finance, Degis.
Our friends in the leading media platform help us get our updates covered and reported
🚀 We helped launched great ideas
We are pleased to provide our IHO service to Web 3 startups, helping them to launch their innovative ideas and providing users access to high-quality projects.
RankerDAO is a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) that enables its guild of gamers to take advantage of its extensive collection of NFTs to gain access to a variety of the most popular P2E games in the industry.
As part of our acceleration efforts with RankerDAO, we have deployed a bridge from Ethereum to BNB Chain (formerly Binance Smart Chain), facilitating the $RANKER bridging for users.
Salo Player - a Shooting NFT game combined with elements of an RPG on BNB Chain.
🎉 Raising awareness through some of the fun activities and campaigns
Sometimes it's good to get hyped, and it's okay to have fun. Piggy is fun!
We have 13 Successful bids on PancakeSwap Community Farm Auction.
Hot Cross Co-Lead attended as the #AvalancheAsiaHackathon jury along with friends Avalanche.
Who wouldn't enjoy some campaigns and earn with fun! There were also numerous giveaways that we lost count of.
$HOTCROSS Trading and Net Buy PancakeSwap Easter Competition
#BabySwap & Hot Cross NFT Trading Campaign
Swap2Earn Super Event with C98
OLE #WorldCup2022 Trading Game with OpenLeverage
Merry Crossmas 2022
🛡️ Safety is always the Alpha
You know how Hot Cross Product Suite has been heavily audited over 40 times, we go all the way in this year, and we push the audits to some of our new products forward.
🐷 Cross Bosses really had a great time this year
We look through the diary of Cross Bosses and here's what we found
Cross Bosses available on Moonpot
Listed on PancakeSwap NFT marketplace
Listed on LiquidCollectibles
Available on NFTScan
Nominated by the PixelSweeper community
Staking opportunity on KalmyAPP
Verified collection on VIMworld
Goes live on OpenSea
Cross Bosses are minted Bossy, and they plan to remain bossy in the next year.
💰 $HOTCROSS markets and aggregation
$HOTCROSS token celebrated its 1st birthday and has been listed on various platforms in 2022, you can easily find it on the platforms below:
Custody Support on
🤓 Interesting Stats you may want to know
After a whole year of hard work, we achieved some satisfactory results.
$HOTCROSS holders: 19,598 addresses
$HOTDOG holders: 6,060 addresses
$HOTCROSS transfers: 1,033,171
$HOTDOG transfers: 56,209
Hot Cross Treasury counts: 8,073,435.833 $HOTCROSS
8400+ KYC'd users
Cross Bosses holders: 1,901 addresses
Cross Bosses transfers: 32,969
IHO total committed value (RankerDAO and Salo Players): 8,010,650.84 USD value
✨ What's our next move in 2023?
2022 is a year that we will witness the ups and downs of the industry. Some industry giants will fall, and more new forces will be reborn. We cannot predict the future, but what is certain is that we have strengthened our determination to build web3. Thank you for your company in 2022. 2023 will be a significant year for us, and many major changes will take place, please wait for the announcement in January.
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About Hot Cross
Hot Cross is an extensive cross-chain and multi-chain infra & web3 application playground that enables blockchain teams and their communities to thrive. At its core, Hot Cross aims to be the best toolbox for ETH and EVM networks. Their development philosophy is agile, and they are a cohort of builders who aggressively seek out opportunities to meet the demands of the now for both B2B and B2C. The core thesis that Hot Cross presents is that users and teams will migrate in part to new networks that feel familiar when presented with good tooling and freedom. Hot Cross is a company and an ecosystem in and of itself, and our goals are towards allowing communities to flourish using our technologies, whether or not they know we are the ones building them.