March 21, 2023

This post was originally published on Orca

A New Year On The Horizon.

  • Duration: Thursday December 29, 2022 — Thursday January 12, 2023
  • Total Rewards: The rewards are detailed below for each Whirlpool with total rewards of ~5K ORCA per rotation across all pools. All Whirlpools are now open and rewards will begin on Dec 29th at ~24:00 UTC.
  • Some new pools have arrived as the new year approaches! Some pools are making their first appearance on Orca, while others are making their debut to the ecosystem as a whole.
  • New pools this rotation include projects ranging from blockchain-based social media, to Web3 gaming, to a new dog on the block. To learn more, visit each project’s website to see what they are building out for the Solana community.
  • Finally, be on the lookout in the coming days for some new features that will make providing liquidity in Whirlpools even simpler than ever before!

Whirlpools offer market-savvy LPs the opportunity to compete for higher yields

SLCL/USDC (0.3% fee tier) from Solcial

  • SLCL rewards: ~4,000 SLCL per week
  • ORCA rewards: ~50 ORCA per week

BONK/SOL (1.0% fee tier) from BONK

  • BONK rewards: ~3.84 billion BONK per week

BONK/USDC (1.0% fee tier) from BONK

  • BONK rewards: ~3.84 billion BONK per week

Other New Whirlpools… 🌀

Check out these new arrivals to Orca’s waters

DFL/USDC (0.3% fee tier) from DeFi Land

MBS/USDC (0.3% fee tier) from MonkeyLeague

PHY/SOL (0.3% fee tier) from Physis

🌊 Deepsea Insights 🌏

This year was a time of great transformation for Orca, Solana, and the entire crypto ecosystem. Over the past twelve months, Orca and Solana both made incredible progress in building out the infrastructure that will enable the future of decentralized finance.

When the year began, Orca’s Whirlpools did not even exist. Now they often power a majority of Solana’s on-chain trading volume. Users also now have the ability to take advantage of the efficiency of concentrated liquidity and permissionlessly launch their own Whirlpools with the token pairs and fee tiers of their choosing.

Of course, not everything has been smooth sailing. The last two months in particular have been very difficult for Solana. Some have gotten scared by these events and set a course for foreign shores, but the podmates at Orca are not afraid and have not lost sight of the unique vision for the future that Solana can bring to life. There is no other blockchain with the technology, talent, and tenacity that the Solana community brings to the table.

With that in mind, Orca has big plans for 2023, including a boatload of new features that will make trading and providing liquidity easier than ever before. Orca looks forward to building alongside the many other skilled, dedicated projects working to fulfill Solana’s potential.

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