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Blockchain Developer Report Q2 2020

In 2020, a new entrant secured a top 5 spot in share of smart contracts, dapps and daily active users. 3 top-20 protocols suffered greater than 50% declines in developer activity, and one protocol saw a meteoric 931% rise in core protocol development. At Outlier Ventures, we’ve indexed millions of commits across thousands of repositories to compile a report on blockchain developer activity over the past year.

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Market outlook: insights for seed stage founders

This short briefing note is prepared for founders who are considering, or are in the process of raising seed capital. The last few weeks have seen a significant shift in terms of the fundraising atmosphere, and investors’ appetite for risk.

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We are an accelerator

We were an incubator. In the past, we incubated projects at R&D stage, in most cases over several years, from token design all the way to rolling out networks and customer go-to-markets, delivered by a team of 30 staff. As far as we are aware we were the first incubator globally to hire a Head […]

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18 Predictions for 2020

Over 11 years since the creation of Bitcoin, 2020 will be the year we follow the S-Curve of technology diffusion out of the period of Installation and into Deployment, where we see ‘synergy’ and ‘consolidation’ of the technology begin to take effect. Blockchain will finally grow up, with institutional money trickling into the market based on fundamentals - real traction and usage.

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Diffusion 2019: overview of presentations, talks and workshops

The tone and format of the event was not about crypto theatre, ego and noise, it was strictly focused on collaboration and building. What made the event unique was the resolute focus on growing the space together, in an open exchange of ideas between protocols and teams across the technology stack from around the globe. The technical, […]

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Outlier Ventures Invests in Alkemi

Two seismic problems exist in finance. Within more traditional capital markets & banking, the market is encumbered by out-moded legacy infrastructure. Within the the more emergent digital assetization arena the markets are inefficient due to a lack of liquidity.   So we are delighted to confirm, Outlier Ventures are the lead advisor and an investor […]

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Announcing our first Base Camp Accelerator cohort

Over the coming weeks we will be leveraging the combined resources of our tried and tested venture platform of experts, mentors and ecosystem we will add measurable value where each team needs it most. This isn’t a cookie-cutter program, but a bespoke solution for accelerating the billion dollar token networks and transformational web 3.0 businesses […]

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Let Us Face The Future Together: Help Us Build an Open Data Economy

We have launched a new accelerator program called Base Camp. Why are we doing this and why should you apply? 

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The Convergence Alliance Launch

The launch of The Convergence Alliance brought together the leaders building the next phase of the Web from open source protocols, enterprise, start-ups, government bodies, and academia.

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The Convergence Tracker 1.0

Introducing The Convergence Tracker 1.0: The Tracker is designed to be selective and curated rather than comprehensive. At its core, it is about tracking the best in class technologies and respective token economies.

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