07 October 2023 - 14 October 2023

  • Start Block:     4,338,009
  • End Block:    4,438,809


  • Total supply: 1,032,404,542 JOY
  • JOY inflation (since mainnet launch): 3.24%
  • Circulating supply:  675,798,885 JOY
  • Weekly Tokens Minted: 634,276 JOY
  • Weekly Tokens Burned: 56,110 JOY

MEXC exchange wallet:

  • Balance:  88,963,384 JOY
  • Weekly Balance change: 4,686,757 JOY

DAO Spending:

  • Start Issuance: 1,031,770,266 JOY
  • End Issuance: 1,032,404,542 JOY
  • Total minted (net): 634,276 JOY


  • Council rewards: 116,667 JOY
  • WG spent: 306,919 JOY
  • Funding proposals: 0 JOY
  • DAO Channel Payouts (claimed): 17,800 JOY
  • Validator rewards: 249,000 JOY
  • Fees and token burn: 56,110 JOY



  • Total Videos, qty: 159,194
  • Weekly Videos Growth, qty: 22,807
  • Weekly Videos Growth, %: 16.7%


Provided stats below are for non-empty channels only:

  • Total Channels, qty:  2,533
  • Weekly Channels Growth, qty: 1,150
  • Weekly Channels Growth, 83.2%

Media Storage

  • Total Storage Used: 17,845 GB
  • Weekly Storage Used Growth: 1,645 GB
  • Weekly Storage Used Growth, %: 10.1%

Video NFTs

  • Total NFT: 2,446
  • Weekly NFT Growth: 67
  • Weekly NFT Growth, %: 2.8%
  • Weekly NFT sold: 0


Total Membership Accounts: 12,726

Weekly Membership Accounts Growth: 198

Weekly Membership Accounts Growth, %: 1.58%

YouTube Partner Program

  • Total payouts: 6,471,818 JOY
  • Weekly payouts: 183,371 JOY


  • Total sign up channels 2560
  • Total YT subscribers 35.2 mln

More stats on YPP program is available here

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Product Releases

Pioneer 1.8.0 was just released:


  • Custom network settings.
  • Opening creation modal.
  • Grace period or exact execution block on proposal preview pages.


  • Markdown list color and indentation.
  • Speed-up forum category pages.
  • Past council budget statistics.

Short-Term Roadmap

Upcoming Events

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Hot topics

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Open Positions

Recent Recruitments

  • GoldWolf was hired as Joystream Dev

He designed AWS infrastructure and implemented CI/CD pipelines at Ventano Frehe Antikbeschläge in Berlin from 2018 to 2020. In his role at Metnu in Australia (remote) from 2020 to 2023, he focused on React infrastructure, database design, backend development, and conducted unit testing.

  • Bythekingmaker was hired as Head of Content

He has 11 years experience in marketing, including 2 years in crypto, he's a seasoned professional. Known for creating viral content, he was the first marketing hire at JSG, contributing to testnet onboarding, DAO recruitment, and organizing Twitter Spaces.

  • Jen4ph was hired as Marketer

She has a solid track record in both the Testnet and Mainnet phases. In the Testnet, she served as the HR Lead and council member on several occasions. Transitioning to the Mainnet, her dedication continued, taking on the role of HR Lead and serving as a council member a remarkable seven times. This extensive experience underscores her commitment and effectiveness in these key roles within the DAO.

  • Itornews was hired as Outreach Specialist

Armed with a programming degree, his foundation includes a grasp of Java Script, Python, PHP, Linux, and a few other languages. The exciting part? He thrives on the challenge and has an insatiable appetite for learning new things.

  • Umar Chike was hired as Outreach Specialist

In the testnet, he played a pivotal role in the HR Working Group, and when the mainnet came into play, he transitioned seamlessly into the Builder Working Group. This demonstrates his adaptability and valuable contributions across different phases of the project.

  • Jermain was hired as Outreach Specialist

He has been delving into outreach at a test level, finding it truly enlightening. Now, there's a strong desire to take on a more formal and verifiable position, ready to amplify his contributions

  • Tariqul was hired as Outreach Specialist

He engaged in a dynamic array of activities, from conducting online research and data mining to hands-on data collection, lead generation, influencer outreach, and strategic social media marketing. His experience spans across a multitude of crypto projects, reflecting a versatile skill set and a keen understanding of the evolving landscape in the crypto industry.

Council Election

Election Round 21




Rockstars of The Week

Klaudiusz (Twitter)

  • Founding member, motivated about the Joystream project
  • Recently hired as the distribution working group lead
  • Ensured smooth DWG operation upon hiring, implemented salary adjustments according to new approved reward model.

Bythekingmaker (Twitter)

  • Founding member and handled marketing for Jsgenesis during Testnet
  • Recently hired in the marketing working group as head of Content
  • Developed a content strategy aimed at enhancing Joystream's visibility

Notable Content Creators

Crypto Train (Twitter)

  • "Crypto Train" has a YouTube followers of 500k.
  • The channel offers insights into the latest crypto projects and farms.
  • Short, informative videos assist in identifying opportunities to achieve financial success.

UNI CRYPI (Twitter)

  • UNI CRYPI serves as a valuable resource for cryptocurrency beginners.
  • Provides reviews of diverse crypto projects, highlighting their unique products and history.
  • Assists users in navigating the world of cryptocurrencies effectively.

Tech Perfectionist - Blockchain & GameFi (Twitter)

  • Tech Perfectionist channel covers Crypto, GameFi, and online earning.
  • Features the latest in crypto, Metaverse, and Web3 gaming, alongside online earning tips.
  • Offers accessible, in-depth technical analysis for crypto enthusiasts of all levels.

Useful Links

Official Channels

Joystream Website | Medium | Twitter | GitHub | Discord | Reddit | YouTube  | Our documentation

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