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    Introducing the teams in the latest virtual cohort from our Web 3 accelerator programme Base Camp

    After successfully transitioning Base Camp 2 to a fully virtual programme, triggered by COVID-19, we were inspired to launch this Summer’s cohort as fully virtual and were amazed by the response: receiving a record 250 applications from all over the world with increasing quality.

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    Tech

    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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    Why you should apply to be a mentor for our Base Camp accelerator

    Today we’re starting an open call for startup advisors, experienced professionals and investors to register interest in supporting our accelerator Base Camp.

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    Web3

    Blitzscaling ZIP: Introducing ZIPdao

    As a community, ZIP is open and inclusive by default. It does not discriminate. In order to effectively align and coordinate a rapidly growing community around our shared goal, we believe a DAO with simple, but well designed, governance is critical. Therefore we are excited to announce the soft launch of ZIPdao.

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    Web3

    Z!P: A stable crypto commodity

    We believe one of the most important barriers to meaningful adoption of the emergent Web 3 Stack is the volatility of tokens: both gas and token price as a commodity. The solution is something we call FUEL.

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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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    Web3

    The Role of DAOs in Web3

    As Web3 emerges, DAOs will become the de facto organisational structure; digital and global with broad-based governance. An organisational structure fit to support trusted peer-to-peer interactions.

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