With the first quarter of 2022 officially on the books, let’s take a step back and review the terrain we traversed over the past three months.
Strategic Partner Updates
Green House Staking
After many months of hard work and preparation, it was a thrill to announce Green House Staking’s official launch on their mainnet last month. If you haven’t staked any CNR and want to find out what you might be missing, head on over to the GHS Telegram.
Our Casino partner platform updated their domain name to better align with their goals for the year. They also announced on Telegram that more changes are on the way this year, including Web3 partnerships and plans for MLAH token exchanges listings. Visit Moolah at their new domain: moolahverse.com
New Businesses Accepting Centric
We set a record last quarter with 15 new businesses accepting Centric—doubling the number added to the network in the previous quarter. Here’s a rundown of all the new places that are thrilled to accept your Centric.
Independently owned Storia Restaurants operate in two UK locations, offering beautiful interiors and al fresco garden dining.
Alas Sportswear of Stockholm offers artist-designed, high-quality, long-lasting cycling wear.
A digital marketing agency with a focus on ethical practices, Le-Ad Eco’s services include search engine optimization, search engine marketing, inbound marketing, and web development.
GoPure’s ethnobotanical and natural products—including their flagship, kratom—are sourced from carefully selected suppliers on three continents.
An official online distributor of HeiQ Medica masks, Spain’s Mascarillas Antivirales offers a variety of masks featuring HeiQ’s Viroblock technology, which the company says has proven effective against COVID-19.
Crypto & Proud
A crypto lifestyle store, Crypto & Proud offers 1000+ products including t-shirts, hoodies, hats, phone cases, and mugs.
Flyy High is a t-shirt brand and NFT seller based in the US.
A media, collectible, and NFT company based in New Jersey, Poisonous Pinups focuses on horror, cosplay, and alternative genres, offering products like a digital magazine, calendars, clothing, and NFTs.
Samui Storage & Moving
Operating since 2009, Samui Storage & Moving is a British family-owned secure storage and moving company on the island of Koh Samui, Thailand.
Cue Anthony Racing
Cue Anthony Racing is an automotive aftermarket performance parts and accessories retailer.
Created in June 2021, Upswing Artworks is a Winnipeg, Manitoba custom clothing company that offers “unique upcycled or brand new clothing, resin art, jewelry, and custom vinyl and sublimation products.”
An eCommerce site from Germany, Shrypto offers an eclectic assortment of products, including watches, crypto-themed apparel, and an array of gadgets and gift items.
Upper Limits Midwest, Inc.
Upper Limits Midwest of Springfield, IL, is described as a “top-scaling retail leader in the industry with a focus on e-cigs, e-liquids, glass, cannabis accessories, CBD wellness, and cannabinoid products, cultivation equipment, and much more.”
A medical cannabis dispensary from Sardinia, Italy, Queen Mariane serves Europe and offers free shipping.
Art By Toneli
Art By Toneli is a graphic design firm based in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, offering logos, branding, posters, flyers, magazine covers, cards, album art, menus, corporate design, and more.
Is Your Business Next?
If you’re a business owner and you’d like to offer your customers a Centric payment option, please get in touch with our CENPAY team. Complete the form at Centric.com/cenpay.
Where would you love to shop with Centric? Invite the business owner to contact us.
We thought you might like to know that several Centric vendors are currently offering discounts to shoppers who pay with Centric. Here’s a round-up . . .
Absolute World – Book a getaway using promo code *CEN25* and snap up a sweet 25% discount from online rates for stays from May 1st through the end of October 2022.
Louie’s Lures – For a limited time, every order paid with CNS will come with a free co-branded coffee mug. It has the Louie’s Lures logo on one side and the Centric logo on the other. Rumor has it some people have taken up fishing just to score one of these bad boys!
Mascarillas Antivirales – Mask up with a 25% discount if you pay with CNS when you shop online at Mascarillas Antivirales.
Le-Ad Eco – Le-Ad Eco offers a 40% discount on first payments made using CNS.
CargadorCoches -Take a 10% discount when paying with CNS for electric vehicle chargers and related accessories at CargadorCoches.
Crypto & Proud – Enjoy a 10% discount on your crypto swag when you pay with CNS at Crypto & Proud.
Coin Monster – Coin Monster’s clothing and all other gear has a 10% discount for CNS shoppers. Use offer code centric10.
Camelus Clothing – Camelus is offering a storewide 5% discount on CNS orders for the entire month of April. Use promo code CNSPAY at checkout.
Flyy High – T-shirts, NFTs, and a 5% discount for CNS. It’s all available at Flyy High.
The Bitcoin Wardrobe – Stock up on crypto-branded clothing and save 5% with CNS at The Bitcoin Wardrobe.
Northern VoIP – CNS will also get you 5% off on VoIP, telephony, and IT services through Northern VoIP.
Metrics & Milestones
Centric Rise Growth
CNR’s pre-determined growth rate for January was 15%, before it dropped to 14% for February and March, per the immutable price blocks set by Centric Foundation.
January Starting Price: $229.68
March Closing Price: $343.18
Centric Rise Cumulative Burn
As of March 31, 2021, the cumulative burn reached 127,505,550 CNR. The Centric protocol burned nearly 14.3M CNR in Q1. Not bad!
We closed out the quarter with 57,417 wallets containing Centric, which includes 35,583 native Centric web wallets.
Other News from Q1
New Explainer Video
After dropping an explainer video last quarter, we put together a shorter one. It’s called How does Centric Work? (In A Nutshell). It’s less than three minutes. Check it out.
Goldgenie Contest for #CentricWarriors
Centric merchant and supporter Goldgenie ran a social media contest for #CentricWarriors before their “History of Goldgenie” NFT drop.
YouTube Content From Our CEO
ICYMI, here are some highlights from Centric CEO Joel Clelland’s YouTube channel from the first quarter.
What Would 100 Dollars Do In CNS or CNR?
Centric Swap (CNS) is a “zero sum” cryptocurrency. But what does that mean?
The CentricFolio Tool Tracks Your Centric Wealth
Well, it’s been a solid start to 2022 so far.
Even when things are quiet, we are working hard behind the scenes. Good things take time—and patience gets rewarded. #HODL
Catch you on the flippity-flip!
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