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This weeks stories for #nearprotocol and #AuroraEVM in #crypto

NEAR, Aurora and Octopus Network now consists of 700+ projects!

**[NEAR UA launches own validator on NEAR](https://twitter.com/near_ua/status/15...

@NEARFoundation is partnering with @Forkast_News to launch the inaugural global Women in Web3 Changemakers list.
The initiative aims to showcase 10 exceptional women from the global Web3 ecosystem.

The NEAR Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to develop the HERE Wallet

DeFi

BitGo Becomes First Qualified Custodian to Support NEAR Protocol and its Assets

LiNEAR is the highest USD value project on Burrow now, see the status update here

• **[Deep Dive: How Cheddar Farm is Rewarding NEAR Users](https://blog.metapool.app/2022/07/20/...

Cheddar has partnered up with NEAR Hub to bring user a virtual Scavenger Hunt. July 26th - sept 5

• **Wormhole officially launches on Aurora** https://twitter.com/wormholecrypto/st...

Events

Stakewars quick update

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