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Protocol Whitepaper Master Guide 2021

No aspect of a protocol/crypto project is more representative of its worth than its whitepaper. It acts both as a symbolic milestone and a carefully designed story of the company’s current and future objectives. Those familiar with the market and blockchain projects should have an educating experience when reading whitepapers. However, whitepapers remain largely unapproachable, […]

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Say hello to the NFTSPA, a new way to crowdfund for NFT franchises

Until now, the market-standard fundraising mechanism for early-stage crypto projects has been the SAFT – the Simple Agreement for Future Tokens. Pioneered in 2017 (it was first used as part of the Filecoin token sale), it enables projects to pre-sell tokens to investors who provide an investment in exchange for a promise to receive tokens […]

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Why We Invested In Unique Network

Unique Network is Outlier Venture’s latest investment and participant in our token launch program, Ascent. Polkadot’s first custom parachain was explicitly designed for NFTs with a powerful ‘NFT Pallet’, which allows for greater flexibility to create collections and manage ownership. Including improved levels of governance, permissions, and royalties. For the first time, they’re offering a […]

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Can blockchain technology prevent the imminent financial conflict between the United States and China?

What are the benefits of the reserve currency status? The global reserve currency is a currency that the world’s central banks use as their foreign exchange reserves. Foreign exchange reserves are typically used by countries to: Balance international payments Manage the exchange rate of their domestic currencies  Balance of international payments is the difference between all […]

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The Open Metaverse OS

 Defining the Metaverse Technically the original vision and definition of The Metaverse was a point in time when the blurring of a distinction between physical and digital happens. This has typically been thought of in the context of AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality) otherwise known as Mixed Reality becoming ubiquitous. However, we […]

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Why We Invested In Polkadex

Leveling the playing field in DeFi Polkadex not only increases the efficiency behind transaction settling, allowing for higher throughput, scale, and faster transactions by removing fees and in doing so solves more complex issues such as increasing liquidity and front running. One of the key design flaws in today’s DEX are users know which transactions […]

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Closer look at the Open Metaverse OS

Equally, Web 3 technology has instead optimised primarily for high degrees of decentralisation and transaction security rather than and sometimes at the expense of enabling smooth, real-time interactions, and its applications for more 2D web based experiences on desktops and mobiles. As a consequence user experience in Web 3 has to date been poor and […]

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Predicting the Long Term Value of NFTs; Cloud Streaming & the Metaverse

In case you haven’t come across non-fungible tokens already, here’s a short explainer: non-fungible tokens act as unique identifiers for digital items, allowing a creator to assign an unhackable string of data to a product, which is tradable via blockchain. This has multiple use-cases, but most importantly, we can now uniquely identify the owner of […]

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Why we invested in Boson? The trillion dollar dCommerce opportunity.

Boson Protocol is to dCommerce what stablecoins were to the DeFi stack – the catalyst for an ecosystem of highly specialised, yet complimentary and composable protocols.   On the question of what to do with Big Tech The Web’s ecommerce platform monopolies, like Amazon in The West and Alibaba in Asia, are often referred to […]

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Building in the Metaverse

A way to approach this is to look at the anatomy of any given instance of the Metaverse as a platform at its various levels of the stack as we have outlined below. User persona: the identity and properties of end-users, including their name, avatar, ownership of assets, reputation. End-user hardware and software: the hardware […]

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