October 2021

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  • From 0 to 10 Billion: History of Zaps. DeFi Tutorials

    a.image2.image-link.image2-485-1456 { padding-bottom: 33.31043956043956%; padding-bottom: min(33.31043956043956%, 485px); width: 100%; height: 0; } a.image2.image-link.image2-485-1456 img { max-width: 1456px; max-height: 485px; } Introduction.Two years ago Zaps made their DeFi debut @ Kyber’s Hackathon with one simple goal — abstract the complexities of… … More

  • Moving Castles Gitcoin’s Blog

    By GVN & ARB This is a rewritten and shortened version of a post published on trust.support, submitted for the RFP ————————————————————————————————————————— A Moving Castle crosses the ridge between private and public. A Moving Castle—as popularised … … More

  • Come Build The Open Economy Fabric Ventures – Medium

    Introducing Fabric X, our contribution to help weave Entrepreneurial Talent into the Open Web…Before we dive into Fabric X, we’d like to share some of our thoughts on network effects in the Open Web, as well as one of the main bottlenecks we see currently. A network effect is a phenomenon where each additional participant of a network adds value to all of the existing participants – sometimes this effect can be layered between different groups of intersecting participants: developers, users, bra… … More

  • Concept Art House: $25M to create NFT Art Fabric Ventures – Medium

    Fabric Ventures joins a syndicate of investment and strategic partnerships in funding Concept Art House’s Crypto Art House division.NFTs (Non Fungible Tokens) represent a massive commercial opportunity on the blockchain, while simultaneously decentralising and democratising how digital art, and IP in general, is bought and sold. As the average consumer of NFT collectibles shifts from crypto whales to the mass market, traditional IP holders are racing to figure out how NFTs can be leveraged for n… … More

  • The ETHBot/Moloch Statue Auctions are live! Gitcoin’s Blog

    Lifted straight from the pages of Gitcoin’s ETH-Bot vs. Moloch, Anon vs. Moloch, and The Greatest LARP comes this highly limited series of 3D printed statues!  Based on the designs by Blaylock Comics’ own Matt Merhoff, Each statue is 3D printed, sanded, and hand-painted to order by the Blaylock Comics team (the same studio that produced the comic books […]
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  • DIOs – Decentralized Impact Organizations for the Climate Gitcoin’s Blog

    By Olliten for ”Seeking a New Kind of Public Good”. If you want to get involved in more discussions like these, join the Public Library. We are running out of time. Every region of the world is seeing irreversible damage due to climate change. The new report by the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate (IPCC) states […]
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  • Seeking A New Kind of Public Good: Honorable Mentions Gitcoin’s Blog

    In addition to the finalists mentioned in our summary post, the Gitcoin team wanted to take a moment to highlight a few projects that didn’t quite make it to the top 7 that we believe were strong contenders, whether in terms of their vision or in terms of the deep and thoughtful quality of their […]
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  • Seeking a New Kind of Public Good: Closing the Loop Gitcoin’s Blog

    Two months ago, Gitcoin put out a call for proposals for new kinds of public goods. We sought proposals that went beyond open source code, to address different types of public spheres driven by a wide range of values. We received over 70 responses from organizations of all kinds, and from across the world. We […]
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  • Seeking a New Kind of Public Good: Opening a Door, Closing a Chapter Gitcoin’s Blog

    The top seven proposals, visualized by @peace_node Two months ago, Gitcoin put out a call for proposals for new kinds of public goods. We sought proposals that went beyond open source code, to address different types of public spheres driven by a wide range of values. We received over 70 responses from organizations of all […]
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  • Sky Mavis: $152M Series B for Axie Infinity Creator Fabric Ventures – Medium

    Fabric Ventures is doubling down on our portfolio company Axie Infinity (Sky Mavis) by joining a $152M Series B led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from Accel & Paradigm.May 2021 — $3M in monthly revenueJune 2021 — $12M in monthly revenueJuly 2021 — $197M in monthly revenueAugust 2021 — $364M in monthly revenueThese were the monthly (not cumulative) revenue figures for a company in which we had invested at the beginning of the year, when they were making under $500k in monthly reve… … More

  • Gitcoin Grants – Quadratic Funding for the World Gitcoin’s Blog

    Overview Gitcoin was founded in 2017, there are a number of podcasts and blog posts written about why @owocki started Gitcoin, how Gitcoin has grown into the amazing community, and project that it is today. Core to the Gitcoin thesis, funding public goods and specifically funding public goods through quadratic funding are now a critical […]
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