𝕎𝕖𝕖𝕜𝕝𝕪 ℝ𝕖𝕔𝕒𝕡 𝕁𝕦𝕝𝕪 𝟙𝟟 - 𝕁𝕦𝕝𝕪 𝟚𝟙 𝗝𝗼𝗶𝗻 𝘂𝘀 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆 𝗠 - 𝗙 @ 𝟭:𝟯𝟬 𝗣𝗠 𝗨𝗧𝗖 What a week! Catalyst season is here, and there is a ton of amazing things people are building on Cardano! Grab your favorite cup of coffee, and let’s dive in _________________________________________________ !
𝗠𝗢𝗡𝗗𝗔𝗬 𝘄𝗮𝘀 𝗯𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗱𝗮𝘆, 𝗮𝘀 𝗮𝗹𝘄𝗮𝘆𝘀! If you’re new to the blockchain, or a long-time participant in the ecosystem, feel free to grab a cup and join us every Monday to talk all things #Cardano. Open-mic sessions are open to all, and we would love to hear what’s cooking in your kitchen! _________________________________________________
𝗧𝗨𝗘𝗦𝗗𝗔𝗬 𝘄𝗮𝘀 𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗮𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗺𝗼𝘀𝘁 𝗿𝗲𝘃𝗼𝗹𝘂𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗷𝗲𝗰𝘁𝘀 𝗼𝗻 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗱𝗮𝗻𝗼! We were joined by the
team who took us on a deep dive into the ways they are looking to transform reading and promote inclusive digital-book ecosystems through blockchain technology. Their innovation allows for the buying, selling, and gifting of books without the usual blockchain complexities. We explored the growing community of readers and authors flocking to their platform, how their project offers blockchain solutions for liability protection, and an introduction to their fascinating knowledge-mining platform. We also discussed the challenges of creating a digital-book environment and how the http://Book.io team has navigated these hurdles using machine learning and technical bounties. Don’t miss this conversation if you want to know how blockchain is being used to revolutionize the ways that humanity interacts with books! Episode: https://buzzsprout.com/2080865/13246812-transforming-literary-landscapes-the-book-io-blockchain-journey… Get in touch with BOOK: Twitter- https://twitter.com/book_io Website- https://book.io _________________________________________________
𝗪𝗘𝗗𝗡𝗘𝗦𝗗𝗔𝗬 𝘄𝗮𝘀 𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗮𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗶𝗻𝗻𝗼𝘃𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻! Our Wednesday crew helped to kick things off with
, who invited us to explore their innovative cross-chain borrowing and lending protocol. Guests Wilson and Dennis explained how it is possible to unlock the liquidity of assets without having to sell them. This innovative platform offers unique collateralized loans for NFTs and other types of synthetic assets. Wilson and Dennis also shared their intriguing journey from the traditional finance world to the blockchain space, providing an enlightening look at how these two worlds intersect. Episode https://buzzsprout.com/2080865/13254789-bridging-finance-blockchain-an-inside-look-at-paribas-journey… Get in Touch with Paribus Twitter- https://twitter.com/paribus_io Our second guest was
, who presented the exciting innovations happening at the crossroads of blockchain technology and the real-estate industry. Their community real-estate investment trust seeks to transform this sector with a unique trust model that Terra Rock has developed to open doors to land access for promising projects. Tokenizing real estate properties and earning stable coin staking rewards are all in the works from their team, with aspirations to revolutionize the investment sector! The team explained the challenges of explaining blockchain to potential partners, and discussed their ambitious multi-chain aspirations, such as including interoperability with Binance Smart Chain. Episode: https://buzzsprout.com/2080865/13251845-exploring-new-frontiers-in-real-estate-with-blockchain-technology… Get in touch with TerraRock https://twitter.com/TerraRockOrg _________________________________________________
𝗧𝗛𝗨𝗥𝗦𝗗𝗔𝗬 𝘄𝗮𝘀 𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗮𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗼𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀! Sheldon (
) from IOHK helped us to kick things off with a deep-dive into the Age of Voltaire and “the Summer of Governance” on Cardano with CIP-1694! Sheldon has been instrumental in getting workshops organized around the planet, and we got into what the successes of these workshops has meant to him. We then explored the upcoming formation of a Member-Based Organization (MBO) for Cardano, which will be an independent hub poised to be a nerve center of insights and expert opinions. Sheldon gave us an inside look at how this organization will be operated, function, and structured. It was amazing to hear about the many challenges and opportunities that this presents for the future of Cardano! Episode: https://buzzsprout.com/2080865/13258488-sheldon-from-iohk-unpacks-the-complexities-of-cardano-governance… Get in Touch with Sheldon Twitter- https://twitter.com/_MrHunt_ Our second guest was
, who is working to unlock the power of bounties and transform the way people work in the ADA economy. A catalyst-funded innovation, ADA Bounties is here network individuals who need work done with those willing and able to make it complete. We learned how to set up bounties on their platform, and how people can get paid for tasks that are posted on their user-friendly interface. Opportunities await those looking to advance their workflow or to earn extra income for their services. Episode: https://buzzsprout.com/2080865/13258568-unearthing-opportunities-a-journey-through-ada-bounties… Get in Touch with ADA Bounties Twitter- https://twitter.com/AdaBounties _________________________________________________
𝗙𝗥𝗜𝗗𝗔𝗬 𝘄𝗮𝘀 𝗖𝗔𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗬𝗦𝗧 𝗢𝗩𝗘𝗥 𝗖𝗢𝗙𝗙𝗘𝗘! This day of the week is special because it’s dedicated specifically to project-catalyst proposals and ongoing catalyst projects. If you’re a participant in the catalyst ecosystem, come join us on Friday and let the community know about your work! We have three spots open for Friday guests, and this week’s session was really great:
helped us kick off Catalyst Over Coffee with an exploration of their catalyst proposal to improve the SPO ecosystem on Cardano. Project SPOUSE is aimed at safeguarding SPO infrastructure, and this open-source tool allows SPOs to self-test their pool setups against common security issues without needing expert pen-testing knowledge. Episode: https://buzzsprout.com/2080865/13264225-empowering-the-cardano-community-with-project-spouse… Get in Touch with Kiriakos Proposal - https://cardano.ideascale.com/c/idea/103283 Twitter- https://twitter.com/KiriakosKappa Our next guest was
, who presented a DeFi platform solution using HYDRA. Trym walked us through his Fund 10 Catalyst proposal, highlighting its advantages and discussing the challenges met along the way. This conversation was all about the transformative potential of the Hydra Protocol in the crypto space. Trym paints a vivid picture of the future of crypto where trading and other advanced features are leveraged for maximum benefits. Episode: https://buzzsprout.com/2080865/13264229-unveiling-hydra-a-breakthrough-in-defi-platform-solutions… Get in Touch with Trym: Proposal - https://cardano.ideascale.com/c/idea/101626 Twitter - https://twitter.com/TrymBruset
helped close the show with a presentation of their Fund 10 proposal. The LR is looking to take live-event marketing and onboarding experiences to the next level. With a budget of 433,000 ADA, we explored a full-production strategy, including two co-productions and after-parties, all intended to attract new music enthusiasts to the blockchain. We discussed empowering artists through education and fair pay, and delved into the impact of leading with music to bring legitimacy to cryptocurrency. Episode: https://buzzsprout.com/2080865/13264236-the-sound-of-empowerment-artists-music-and-blockchain… Get in Touch with The Listening Room: Fund 10 Proposal - https://cardano.ideascale.com/c/idea/107519 Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheListenRoom _________________________________________________
And that wraps up this week’s 𝗥𝗘𝗖𝗔𝗣 from Cardano Over Coffee! Looking to join us as a guest? Hit the 𝗖𝗮𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗹𝘆 and sign up for an open spot! https://calendly.com/cardanoovercoffee/cardano-over-coffee… Looking to support the show? Subscribe to our podcast and leave a five-star rating! https://buzzsprout.com/2080865 Subscribe on Youtube: https://youtube.com/channel/UCx5kCgqUISUnni3ruTlnC8Q… For anyone who needs to restock their kitchen, pick up some of our coffee! Available in ground, whole bean, and k-cup https://cardanocoffeeclub.com/products/breakfast-blend-2… See you all next week!