Karim Halabi

Token Design Associate at Outlier Ventures

Active since: 2022

Who is Karim?

Karim Halabi joined Outlier Ventures in 2022 after other roles within the industry including growth and research. He works with portcos to advise on incentive design and stakeholder alignment, as well as product. Furthermore, Karim is a source of knowledge within the organisation on many topics relating to infrastructure and is a keen researcher. Karim enjoys football, sci-fi, and alt-VMs.

What would a crypto-uber look like?

What if there was a way to scale a network without middlemen extracting rent? Leaving more value to be captured by the network participants. Enter crypto-networks.

Bonding Curves and SuperPowered Tokens

In the first part of this two part series, we looked at bonding curves: how they work and some of their variations. Let us examine how they may be used in conjunction with other gamified mechanisms to maximise the odds of healthy governance, and attract participants with novel economic games.

How can bonding curves help align DAO stakeholders?

When it comes to token-based governance, there are many different ways of placing tokens in the hands of the community. Let’s dive into one often-overlooked method and how it can tighten alignment across stakeholders.

Using Off-chain Identities On-chain

Why our real-life identities cannot be used trustlessly Although the digital frontier of web3 makes grand promises of ‘trustlessness’ and ‘decentralization’, this could be argued