🎟️ PoolTogether | @PoolTogether_ 🎟️
PoolTogether is a no-loss, audited, prize-linked savings (pls) protocol powered by ethereum.
PoolTogether introduces Pods!
You can imagine Pods behaving like an office pool where co-workers get together to collectively gamble on lottery tickets. However, with PoolTogether, people are awarded by saving money in the protocol.
But what’s a pod? It’s smart contract that enables players to combine their tickets and proportionally split a prize won by any of the tickets. The prize is smaller but the chances to win a prize increases.
And soon, PoolTogether will be providing tools for anyone to easily create their own pods. This makes me think of alternative ways for community members to support the content creators / curators that they follow or subscribe to. Would you join a Newsletter pod? Podcast pod? Streamer pod?
For example, a newsletter, like DISDAT, would form a pod that subscribers could join. Then, the content creator and subscribers would automatically split their winnings, if they win.
This can be expanded to DAOs, too. Matrix Tea House, a competitive eSports DAO, requires CHAI as a membership stake. What if a DAO required tickets to a Pool or Pod instead? The extra winnings could be made available to fund projects.
I also recommend listening to this podcast episode of Into the Ether featuring PoolTogether 👇
🥞 Maple | @MapleFinance 🥞
Maple is a DeFi application that allows users to issue or invest in crypto-bonds collateralized by a basket of interest generating cDAI held in a smart contract.
Maple announced it provided its first “Flash Loan” to Alex Masmej at 15% APR. This is in partnership with the MetaFactory, a crypto-native fashion house / brand factory, to support its Genesis Auction. Only the top 42 bidders will receive membership in the MetaFactory (MF) brand, which entitles them to governance rights and more cool perks. The flash loan gives Alex the opportunity to improve his reach and leverage a higher bid to become one of the top 42 bidders.
Maple has shared that they’ll expand their partnership with MetaFactory to offer short term finance for other fashionistas in order to purchase MF memberships. It also pointed out that Maple could be used to drive increased cart sizes and sales conversions for merchants by providing access to checkout finance (ie credit) to their customers.
♻️ TokenSets | @SetProtocol ♻️
Set is a protocol that bundles crypto-assets into tokenized baskets that are programmed to automatically restructure based on trading logic.
Last week, Set enabled users to sign up to email notifications for trading strategies on Token Sets. This will alert you when rebalancing happens.
Set plans to roll out a new mechanism to RoboSets, Time-Weighted Average Price (TWAP). It will be able to reduce slippage and impact on market price during large rebalances by breaking down trades into smaller pieces over time. Also, this enables less liquid ERC20 assets to be used in forming new Sets.
☸️ Dharma | @Dharma_HQ ☸️
Dharma is powered by an upgradeable, meta-transaction enabled, non-custodial, multisig smart wallet for earning interest on stablecoins through leveraging the Compound protocol.
Dharma recently introduced Social Payments! It gives anyone with a Twitter handle the ability to accept and earn interest on USD payments. I’m excited to see the different ways people will use Social Payments.
Here’s how to make a payment:
Here’s how to accept a payment:
🗝️ 2key | @2keyNetwork 🗝️
2key is a 2nd layer protocol on Ethereum that fuses smart contract and multi-step tracking into HTTP links to create the ultimate referral network on blockchain. Now, with Zoom SmartSession.
2key launched SmartSession, which is an all-inclusive product that automates zoom registration, payment, and promotion.
It gives users a tool to:
- Launch ready-made paywalled sessions
- Accept cryptocurrencies (and credit cards) as payment
- Grow with the 2key viral referral system of Smart Links
If you want to reach more people, SmartSession hosts can set a 2key referral incentive as a percentage of the session price. This provides current clients with an opportunity to share in the revenue generation by driving new customers to a session.
It’s the first blockchain solution accepted by the Zoom Marketplace, and the MVP was built in less than 14 days!
Here’s how to manage your Zoom Event’s registration, payment, and promotion on Blockchain:
🏔️ Everest | @EverestRegistry 🏔️
Everest is a universally shared projects registry curated by the Web3 community and built by/on The Graph.
It was bootstrapped with 100 projects and continues to grow. Since it’s permissionless, anyone can participate and add a project on Everest. Through governance, owners can challenge projects, vote on challenges, and delegate votes.
The Everest registry uses the ERC-1056 standards, which provides each project with an on-chain identity. Because it was built with The Graph, the Everest subgraph could be integrated into other projects. It also means that as composable building block (or lego) the registry’s utility can be built upon by adding other things like jobs, events, and blogs.
🧙♂️ SkyWeaver | @Skyweaver 🧙♂️
SkyWeaver is a trading card game from another dimension.
Another round of updates come to the private beta in Patch #42! For starters, the SKY now reflects the status of the game (whose turn it is to play). It also delivers enhancements, like improved load times of deck and player leaderboards, as well as, mechanic changes, such as drawing from the enemy’s Prism gives a player fatigue damage. In addition, you’ll find a handful of bugfixes and 164 card changes, including 16 brand new cards.
A community initiative has been born from SkyWeaver, the SkyAcademy. It’s an online place for new SkyWeaver players to learn from veteran players and improve their skills. If you are new to this TCG, you can register at skyacademy.one.
🧙♂️ Horizon is hiring for a Junior Community Manager
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