xChain Monthly — July

2 min readJul 29, 2022


Welcome to the xChain Monthly, Wormhole’s monthly update about everything xChain.

It’s been another exciting month. Wormhole launched a game-changing new feature, added a new chain, announced more killer partnerships, was featured in podcasts & Twitter Spaces, and introduced one of the Wormhole Guardians.

Here’s a full rundown of all things Wormhole:

🤝 Killer Partnerships

⚬ Mayan Finance^ᵂᴼᴿᴹᴴᴼᴸᴱ In one of our new series, we look into what’s possible when projects raise xChain functions to the power of Wormhole. And we start with Mayan Finance. Check out the full blog post and listen to our Twitter Space for more information.

⚬ Be sure to stay tuned for a plethora of new partnership announcements in the coming weeks!

⛓️ New Chains

Welcome to Wormhole, Aurora! Aurora is an Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) on the NEAR Protocol blockchain. It provides a turn-key solution for devs to operate their apps on an Ethereum-compatible, low-cost, high-throughput, scalable, & future-safe platform.

⚬ In other big news, Karura Network became SwimProtocol’s 8th chain!

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Community & Socials

⚬ In the first edition of our series “Wormhole Guardians”, we introduced Everstake. Take a look if you’re wondering what Guardians actually do and who they are. We also hosted a Twitter Space with Everstake where we talked about the current and future states of xChain.

⚬ Tune into the latest FTX podcast episode featuring a Director of the Wormhole Foundation, Hendrik Hofstadt, on YouTube!

Listen up as Chase, a Wormhole Contributor, talks about xApps and leveraging the advantages of individual blockchains.

🪄 Rando

⚬ Coming soon: the premier xChain hackathon, xHack by Wormhole!

⚬ Have a look at our proposal for the Uniswap Universal Governance Module

⚬ Have you seen our Ecosystem page? It’s where you can find the hottest projects on Wormhole! And if you’re a builder, submit your project, and we can start building the xChain future together!

Payload3 is live! When utilizing Payload3, devs will notice a significant increase in composability that allows layered transactions to easily integrate xAssets with Wormhole’s core layer.

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