December 2016 - Dash Core Team Monthly Report


Dash Core Team
Foundation Member
Masternode Owner/Operator
Dash Support Group
Mar 17, 2015
Dear Community,

I have to admit that I have failed to post the Nov'16 and Dec'16 monthly reports on time. These reports were prepared on time but not published. Please accept my apologies for that.
Below, you will find our report covering activities performed through the end of December, grouped by the four strategic areas of focus for 2016.

  1. Software Development
    1. Dash core wallet - version 12.x (lead developer: Evan Duffield)
      1. the testnet is stable and moving on to the final phase of testing
      2. Launch is planned on 5th of February
    2. Dash Evolution Web-Mobile Platform (lead developer: Andy Freer)
      1. recruitment for frontend position
      2. backend work
      3. specification
      4. preparing the project plan for February
    3. Dash wallet for Android - updated features (lead developer: @HashEngineering)
      1. Testing for 12.1 migration (new application planned after the release)
    4. Electrum-Dash wallet development (PM: Balazs Kiraly)
      1. The wallet works on majority of platforms but there are some incompatibility issues with USB interface on Mac and Win10
      2. We are looking for help within Evo team to resolve these issues (right after 12.1)
    5. Mycelium integration
      1. Please refer to this forum thread for more details:
  2. Business Development
    1. Fiat Gateways (including Lamassu) project (PM: Daniel Diaz, external vendor: GitGuild)
      1. Please refer to this forum thread for more details:
    2. ProtonMail Integration (PM: Robert Wiecko, Lead developer: Jon Kindel)
      1. Delays experienced on ProtonMail side due to the extensive work on the other features. Martin(Proton CTO) is occupied with internal activities and has no time to integrate Dash at the moment
      2. We are continuously sharing documentation and software updates with him (software build for Proton will be released together with 12.1)
    3. Wall of Coins
      1. Project plan shared at the beginning of the month
      2. Demo of the API done
      3. Project on track
    4. Active engagement on new potential partners and integrations
    5. New first sales rep recrutiment in progress
  3. Marketing and Communication
    1. Wachsman PR project
      1. Project Phase I concluded
      2. Detailed updates available in the following location:
    3. new side
      1. New frontend developer recruited and engaged to work on the website
      2. At the moment the main focus in on the download part
      3. New developer to be engaged to finish the work
    4. Daily news updates on
      12. + Slack, Telegram and news bot
  4. Project Organization
    1. Work on Change Management and Release Management processes
    2. Work on Dash Service Desk setup
    3. Dash presentation in Wroclaw, Poland

The original report is available in the following location:
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