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Cryptocurrency Calendar 2018

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The world of cryptocurrency moves fast. Stay up to date with this curated calendar of key events.

We’ve collected big crypto events that are happening in 2018 and put them into this cryptocurrency calendar. By keeping updated on the latest happenings, you can stay ahead of the pack and make the right decisions in this rapidly changing marketplace.

Our goal is to provide you with information about the top 100 coins so that you can plan ahead for all the big changes and releases occurring in cryptocurrency this year. To stay up to date with the latest crypto developments, check out Crypto Finder TV and all our cryptocurrency news.


Disclaimer: This information should not be interpreted as an endorsement of cryptocurrency or any specific provider, service or offering. It is not a recommendation to trade.

What’s happening in crypto?

Date Cryptocurrency Category Event Description
5 July Loopring (LRC) Airdrops Loopring [NEO] LRN airdrop
7 July Waves (WAVES) Flagship conferences Waves Summer Roadshow London
10 July Bytecoin (BCN) Mainnet/testnet release Public testnet release
12 July Aion (AION) Other Token release #8
13 July Ethereum Classic (ETC) Airdrops Ethereum Emerald ETE hard fork
20 July Waves (WAVES) Flagship conferences Waves Summer Roadshow Berlin
25 July EdenChain (EDEN) Other Crypto Sydney - SWIPECrypto, Edenchain
25 July Huobi Other Crypto Sydney - Intelligence Traded!
31 July BItcoin Diamond (BCD) Other Lightning Network deployed
31 July Dragonchain (DRGN) Other Developer Academy
By 31 July 0x (ZRX) Mainnet/testnet release Launch of 0x Protocol V2
By 31 July Cardano (ADA) Other IELE VM released on testnet
By 31 July Ethereum Classic ( ETC) Other Sidechain support in Emerald project and first release of Emerald software development kit
By 31 July RChain (RHOC) Mainnet/testnet release Rchain testnet launch
By 31 July Elastos (ELA) Dapp launch Launch of large-scale apps and projects that dock financial big data services and medical insurance
14 August AuBit Other Crypto Sydney - BridgeX Network, AuBit Protocol
31 August Elastos (ELA) Other Redesigned website
By 31 August Waltonchain (WTC) Other Simulation and prototype test of chip completed
By 31 August Siacoin (SC) Other Microchain-based code
By 31 August Polymath (POLY) Other Issuing of first security token
By 31 August Elastos (ELA) Other Framework for mobile web applications published open source
10 September Bitcoin (BTC) Airdrops BTC and ZCL holders receive a 1:1 ratio of Anonymous Bitcoin
10 September Aion (AION) Other Token release #10
12-13 September Ethereum Classic ( ETC) Flagship conferences Second Annual Summit, Seoul
By 30 September Zcash (ZEC) Mainnet/testnet release Sapling network upgrade
By 30 September Zilliqa (ZIL) Mainnet/testnet release Launch of mainnet
By 30 September Verge (XVG) Wallet release Tor I2P Electrum wallet
By 30 September Dogecoin (DOGE) Other Dogecoin fork to create Dogethereum DOGX
By 30 September RChain (RHOC) Other Launch of Rchain name registry
By 30 September Bitcoin Private (BTCP) Other Soft fork for full SegWit support
By 30 September Bitcoin Private (BTCP) Other Initiate Lightning Network
By 30 September Bitcoin Private (BTCP) Wallet release Shielded Electrum wallet, Tor wallet
By 30 September IOStoken (IOST) Other Smart contract document draft released
By 30 September Hshare (HSR) Other Completely destroy Hshare. Hcash only from now on
By 30 September Waltonchain (WTC) Other Waltonchain clothing industry ecosystem established
By 30 September PIVX (PIVX) Other Community Designed Governance vote held and winning proposal implemented as PIVX's system of governance
By 30 September Bancor (BNT) Wallet release iOS and Android apps
By 30 September Dragonchain (DRGN) Other Launch of Incubator Program
By 30 September Holo (HOT) Mainnet/testnet release Holochain Alpha 3
By 30 September Kin (KIN) Other Launch of Kin Rewards Engine
By 30 September Wax (WAX) Other WAX tokens to be accepted as collateral on SALT lending platform
By 30 September WAX (WAX) Airdrops Robot Cache IRON airdrop
By 30 September Monero (XMR) Other Bulletproof release
1 October Stellar (XLM) Other State channels on Stellar livenet, Lightning Network beta
1 October Dentacoin (DCN) Other Second token sale
10 October Aion (AION) Other Token release #11
19 October Power Ledger (POWR) Other Final round of Extreme Tech Challenge on Richard Branson's Necker Island. Power Ledger one of three finalists.
31 October Lisk (LSK) Other Decentralised Exchange launch
By 31 October Dragonchain (DRGN) Other Launch of the Commercial Azure Environment
9 November Aion (AION) Other Token release #12
15 November Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Other Protocol upgrade hard fork
1 December Stellar (XLM) Other Lightning Network on Stellar livenet
7 December Storm (STORM) Airdrops Storm airdrop
By 31 December Komodo (KMD) Other Full rebranding
By 31 December PIVX (PIVX) Other I2P network
By 31 December PIVX (PIVX) Other U2F integration to PIVX Wallet
By 31 December PIVX (PIVX) Other Elastic block sizes
By 31 December PIVX (PIVX) Other Dandelion Protocol
By 31 December Elastos (ELA) Other Elastos chain and ID chain mining
By 31 December Dragonchain (DRGN) Mainnet/testnet release Full platform and incubator rollout
By 31 December ZCoin (XZC) Other Encrypted communication between node peers
By 31 December Holo (HOT) Mainnet/testnet release Holochain Beta
By 31 December THEKEY (TKY) Mainnet/testnet release THEKEY mainnet launch
By 31 December WAX (WAX) Airdrops WAX blockchain token airdrop
By 31 December Nebulas (NAS) Mainnet/testnet release V2.0 and Self Evolution Function release

When and how do we make our updates?

When was this updated?

This page was last updated on July 6, 2018.

What do we update?

We’ve organized everything into key helpful categories. You can focus on the events and coins that matter to you. You can also find everything from mainnet launches to forks, token swaps, airdrops, wallet releases and major announcements.

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What’s happened in crypto?

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Items dated before July 6, 2018 have been archived.

Date Cryptocurrency Category Event Description
28 May Cardano (ADA) Other K-EVM released on testnet
28 May THEKEY (TKY) Mainnet/testnet release THEKEY testnet launch
29 May Ethereum Classic (ETC) Other Hard fork to remove difficulty bomb
29 May iExec RLC (RLC) Mainnet/testnet release V2.0 release
29 May Electroneum (ETN) Airdrops ETNX fork and airdrop
29 May Oyster (PRL) Mainnet/testnet release Oyster mainnet release
31 May TRON (TRX) Mainnet/testnet release TRON Odyssey 2.0 mainnet launch
31 May Waltonchain (WTC) Wallet release iOS wallet release
31 May Fusion (FSN) Mainnet/testnet release Testnet launch
By 31 May Stellar (XLM) Other FairX Exchange beta
By 31 May NEM (XEM) Other New payment protocol
By 31 May NEM (XEM) Mainnet/testnet release Catapult release version 2.0 of NEM
By 31 May Ethereum Classic (ETC) Other Working prototype of sidechain and enable new opcodes for Ethereum compatibility
By 31 May Ethereum Classic (ETC) Other Radex decentralised exchange to launch on ETC blockchain
By 31 May ReddCoin (RDD) Other ReddCoin launched on the Jalapeno platform
By 31 May Nuls (NULS) Wallet release Mobile and PC wallet release
By 31 May Nuls (NULS) Mainnet/testnet release Mainnet launch
6 June Factom (FCT) Other Factom community AMA
7 June BitShares (BTS) Other Core release hard fork
7 June Storm (STORM) Airdrops Storm airdrop
12 June Bytecoin (BCN) Other Hard fork
12 June BitShares (BTS) Mainnet/testnet release BitShares mainnet launch
12 June Aion (AION) Other Token release #7
21 June TRON (TRX) Token swap Migration from ERC20 tokens to TRX tokens on TRON blockchain begins
21 June DigiByte (DGB) Other Hard fork to change some mining algorithms
26 June TRON (TRX) Other Super Representatives election for TRON mainnet
26 June Zcash (ZEC) Mainnet/testnet release Overwinter network upgrade
29 June OriginTrail (TRAC) Mainnet/testnet release OriginTrail testnet launch
30 June EOS (EOS) Airdrops Everipedia airdrop
30 June VeChain (VEN) Mainnet/testnet release VeChain mainnet launch
30 June ICON (ICX) Other ICX/ETH Decentralised Exchange launch
30 June Decred (DCR) Other Obelisk will release DCR1 ASIC miner for the Decred network
30 June Siacoin (SC) Other Obelisk will release SC1 ASIC miner for the Siacoin network
30 June Fusion (FSN) Mainnet/testnet release Mainnet launch
30 June High Performance Blockchain (HPB) Mainnet/testnet release HPB mainnet launch
By 30 June Ethereum Classic (ETC) Wallet release Mobile wallet release
By 30 June OmiseGO (OMG) Other Honte OmiseGO network preparation for Plasma due for completion
By 30 June OmiseGO (OMG) Wallet release OmiseGO Wallet software development kit release
By 30 June Lisk (LSK) Other Lisk to launch custom tokens
By 30 June Zilliqa (ZIL) Mainnet/testnet release Launch of testnet V2.0
By 30 June Bitcoin Gold (BTG) Other Lightning Network fully implemented
By 30 June Bitcoin Gold (BTG) Other Debit card program
By 30 June Ontology (ONT) Mainnet/testnet release Ontology mainnet release
By 30 June Ontology (ONT) Other Ontology distributed identity framework ONT ID release
By 30 June Aeternity (AE) Mainnet/testnet release Aeternity mainnet release
By 30 June Verge (XVG) Other Verge social network launch
By 30 June Verge (XVG) Other RingCT integration
By 30 June Verge (XVG) Wallet release Official iOS wallet and Android I2P wallet
By 30 June Stratis (STRAT) Mainnet/testnet release Full node GUI mainnet beta release
By 30 June Stratis (STRAT) Other Sidechains alpha release
By 30 June Stratis (STRAT) Wallet release Breeze Wallet with Privacy Protocol
By 30 June Wanchain (WAN) Mainnet/testnet release Wanchain 2.0 release including integration with Ethereum and multi-coin wallet
By 30 June Waves (WAVES) Other Atomic swaps
By 30 June Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) Other BCD listed on KAiREX exchange
By 30 June Bitcoin Private (BTCP) Other Merchant platform beta release
By 30 June DigiByte (DGB) Other DGB listing on Artis Turba exchange
By 30 June IOStoken (IOST) Other Implementing and testing Efficient Distributed Sharding and Proof of Believability on testnet
By 30 June Hshare (HSR) Mainnet/testnet release Complete Hcash beta version
By 30 June Loom Network (LOOM) Other Public beta release of Loom Network software development kit
By 30 June Elastos (ELA) Other Elastos ID service chain open-source beta
By 30 June ReddCoin (RDD) Wallet release Integrated Electrum wallet release
By 30 June Kyber Network (KNC) Other Rebranding
By 30 June Other Official launch of LIQUID platform
By 30 June Other Obtain gambling licences in the UK, Malta and Gibraltar
By 30 June Other Release of commercialised dashboard and marketplace
By 30 June Mainnet/testnet release Holochain Alpha released to Indiegogo early adopters
By 30 June Mainnet/testnet release Mainnet launch
By 30 June Mainnet/testnet release Credits mainnet launch
By 30 June Mainnet/testnet release Theta testnet release
By 30 June Other Implement WAX DPoS
By 30 June Other Launch of Crypto Collectibles marketplace
By 30 June Mainnet/testnet release Dash Evolution v1 mainnet
By 30 June Other Release of zDEX in PIVX Core Wallet
By 30 June Other Fiat currency integration
By 31 June Wallet release Trinity Wallet release
4 July Other 6th anniversary surprise
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