In this Nano Digest, we celebrate the addition of Nano on CoinCloud DCMs, share the news of our brand new regulatory focused partnership with CryptoUK, explore educational alliances with CyberFirst UK and say a fond farewell to a long-standing member of the Nano Foundation.
We also welcome the onboarding of new ambassadors, moderators and community managers to the Nano Community Program, shine a light on community-led charitable initiatives, announce our first content bounty and have a run-through our top media moments.
We are pleased to announce that the Nano Foundation is now a member of CryptoUK the self-regulatory trade association for the UK crypto-asset industry, established to promote higher standards of conduct.
Cyber First Schools 🇬🇧
It is with great pride that we announce our support for Cyber First, an educational programme created by the National Cyber Security Centre to develop the UK’s next generation of cyber professionals by helping young people aged 11–17 in the UK explore their passion for tech.
Skill Factory Africa accepts Nano 🇳🇬
We are proud to share the news that Skill Factory Africa, an affordable online learning platform created to empower young professionals with relevant employment and entrepreneurship skills, now accepts Nano as payment for their popular catalogue of digital courses.
Africa’s digital currency market has experienced exponential growth over the last year and has some of the highest levels of grassroots adoption in the world. We hope that the addition of Nano to platforms such as Skill Factory Africa will help to further unlock the utility of digital currencies as a payment method across the continent.
Digital Currency Machine operator Coincloud adds Nano
Thanks to the work of our dedicated Twitter community members, the DCM provider CoinCloud announced the addition of Nano to their services to over 2500 machines across the US and Brazil.
Coin Cloud has also gone on to announce the installation of DCM machines in 500 UNFI retailer locations hitting a new global adoption milestone. On behalf of the Nano community, we’d like to thank CoinCloud for adding Nano into their ecosystem.
NowPayments launch POS solution
NOWPayments have launched a simple Point-of-Sale software integration for store owners, providing an easy gateway for customers to spend and accept Nano in brick and mortar stores.
The NOWPayments PoS allows store owners to create an invoice specifying the sum and the currency, which can then be presented to the customer. The customer then uses a QR code to pay.
Benefits include quick payments, simple invoicing, and the ability to manage your transactions. Available for download on both Android and iOS devices.
Nano & NOWPayments— Community Content Bounty
In collaboration with NOWPayments and to continue our mission of offering users accurate, comprehensive, and original tutorials and information to we are launching our first community content bounty.
There is a total of 50NANO up for grabs for the best video content that demonstrates a Nano transaction in action via the NOWPayments PoS.
1st place: 25 NANO
2nd place: 15 NANO
3rd place: 10 NANO
- Upload your video for review on Twitter, Facebook, Youtube or Linkedin.
2. Use the #NOWPayWithNano hashtag to enter.
3. Tag both Nano and NOWPayments
Deadline: October 15th 2021
(Oct. 16 to Oct. 26): Content review period
(Oct. 26 to Oct. 31): Successful content creators will be contacted and given bounty payment.
After our review, valid submissions will be published on the relevant profile pages and the content creator will be rewarded.
We will be judging the quality of the content, narrative, sound and editing style as well as community reactions. The video can be funny, informative or a simple tutorial — the more imaginative the better.
Kraken now accepts Apple pay and Google pay
Nano users can now perform quicker and easier transactions in the Kraken app using Apple Pay and Google Pay!
Simply choose Nano at checkout, enter the amount, and select Apple or Google Pay from the “Pay With” menu. If you don’t yet have a card added, you can add one right from the Kraken app.
Monnos accepts Nano Deposits 🇧🇷
Monnos, the emerging cryptocurrency exchange service, the second platform in the Nano ecosystem to offer a direct Brazilian real pair now accept Nano deposits.
The move increases Monnos customers to make the most of their money, further unlocks the utility Nano and increases the ease in which digital money can be used for day-to-day transactions.
QvaPay adds Nano 🇨🇺
QvaPay have announced the addition of Nano to their services. Thanks to this new integration, our community members based in Cuba now have the ability to receive payments, charge for services, and pay for products with Nano.
QvaPay is one of the most popular services used in Cuba as it offers the possibility of recharging cell phones using crypto. Prices start from as little as $7 and the possibility of recharging a cell phone from anywhere in the world.
Notice: Uphold restricts the use of 18 currencies including Nano.
Uphold will no longer allow new customers to buy/hold/sell over 18 different cryptocurrencies, including Nano. This notice applies to new customers only. Existing customers can continue to hold and withdraw their balance without restriction.
Click here for the full announcement.
It is with great pride yet tinged with sadness that we say goodbye to our longest standing developer Sergei, yet are able to announce the wonderful news that they will be now known as Dani moving forwards.
Dani will be stepping away from developing professionally and instead focusing on their new life chapter in Portugal. We are incredibly proud of you Dani and wish you all the best in your new journey!
George Coxon, Director of the Nano Foundation was asked to join a panel of experts including those from companies such as Luno and Coinbase to share their insights at the “Communication in Crypto 2021” event hosted by PRCA Financial Services & Fintech.
The panel of experts were asked for their opinions on whether digital currencies are here to stay, what the direct impact will be for the future of financial services and the industry’s communicators. Panellists were also asked to share thoughts on if crypto has become too big to be ignored by traditional players.
Press play, to hear George’s unique take on the consequences of ignoring technological strides in innovation.
That Tech Show Talk
“NANO is so much more than a currency, it’s a movement of community and I think that we’ve proven that on a global scale with minimal resources” — George Coxon, Director of the Nano Foundation.
Catch the interview featuring George Coxon, Director of the Nano Foundation on ThatTechShow.
In the episode entitled “Small Coin, Big Impact” George delivers an introduction for those new to Nano and shares the difficulties she has experienced being a woman in tech, as well as the strides she has personally taken to overcome these obstacles.
University of East London — Fintech Bootcamp
Director of the Nano Foundation George Coxon hosted a talk with the graduates & alumni of Royal Docks School of Business and Law about cryptocurrency and Nano.
We have set up a WeNano spot which you can find on the University of East London campus. For those close to the area, you can either collect a small amount of Nano or donate directly to the spot via the WeNano App.
Morning Brew — Crossword Puzzle
Ready for the next clue to the latest Morning Brew crossword puzzle?
Popular financial news aggregator included Nano in their crossword puzzle shared with over a 2.5million of their monthly subscribers.
WeNano x New Story — 3D Houses Mexico
Another inspiring initiative from the WeNano app team! New Story a non-profit organisation dedicated to pioneering solutions to end global homelessness are now accepting Nano donations via the WeNano app.
The Nano Foundation would like to thank the WeNano team for the introduction of yet another inspiring charitable initiative to the Nano ecosystem.
Watch the video to learn more about the success of their most recent project and how you can contribute to their latest mission in building the world’s first community of 3D printed homes in Mexico.
📍 Donate to the WeNano Spot here.
Fight for the Future & The Humane League
As a direct result of community efforts Fight For The Future have now listed Nano as one of their accepted currencies on their website. We’re also pleased to share that The Humane League are also accepting Nano donations via their Kraken address.
A huge shout out to Nano Ambassadors Moncho and Forest Horsman for taking the lead on this initiative.