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Proposal: Business Development (Aug)

Discussion in 'Pre + Budget Proposal Discussions' started by Ryan Taylor, Jul 23, 2016.

  1. Ryan Taylor

    Ryan Taylor Well-known Member
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    This is a cross-post from www.dashwhale.org/p/bsdev-general-201608

    This is a continuation of the Business Development budget funding found here: https://www.dash.org/forum/threads/proposal-business-development-support-and-integration.9220/

    As the community has been able to testify, we are making great strides toward execution of our business development plans for 2016. We have recently revealed our progress on the Lamassau ATM integration and partnership with TigoCTM, our open-ended collaboration with Mycelium and our upcoming integration with ProtonMail. We hope that the community is starting to appreciate the hard work the past few months to build the ecosystem. These partnerships establish a solid foundation for Dash’s continued growth. There are a number of additional partnerships/integrations that will be announced as each is ready for public release.

    We hope that the partnerships that have already been published show that we are hard at work to expand the ecosystem, and that the funding of the business development program is yielding substantial tangible results. We believe that continuing funding for this program is an essential component of our strategy and necessary to deliver a healthy ecosystem of services for the Dash network.

    The funding requested will continue the $6,000 per month funding from the previous proposal. We anticipate the need for business development funding to be ongoing as we ramp up business partner onboarding efforts. This proposal is for one month only due to the upcoming release of 12.1, which will reset all budget items in the system. Funds will be used to support integration expenses, technical support for partners, project management, solution design, technical specification creation, testing, code reviews, and other expenses to onboard new partnerships.

    Requested funding is as follows for the August 5th budget cycle:
    Total: 651.41 Dash

    Note: Funding from this proposal will be reserved for business development purposes.

    Manually vote YES on this proposal:
    dash-cli mnbudget vote-many 309bf812667dcb482d2cf5b03ca664a84acd2a8c3883381dd41c6448059d182d yes
    OR from the qt console:
    mnbudget vote-many 309bf812667dcb482d2cf5b03ca664a84acd2a8c3883381dd41c6448059d182d yes

    Manually vote NO on this proposal:
    dash-cli mnbudget vote-many 309bf812667dcb482d2cf5b03ca664a84acd2a8c3883381dd41c6448059d182d no
    OR from the qt console:
    mnbudget vote-many 309bf812667dcb482d2cf5b03ca664a84acd2a8c3883381dd41c6448059d182d no
     
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  2. Stealth923

    Stealth923 Well-known Member
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    thanks - can we expect ProtonMail press release soon?
     
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  3. itscrazybro

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    Have always appreciated the hard work that the team is putting in. I think you guys are doing an amazing job and am really looking forward to seeing more partnerships.

    The utility of our network is going to get a huge upgrade when Mycelium, Jaxx, Lamassu, TigoCTM, Spectrocoin and Shakepay are all live.
    The one integration that I personally really want to see is uphold which is so useful for shifting into precious metals etc. I have talked to some of their management and they said that they had eyes on us so hopefully that comes soon :)
     
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  4. kot

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    @itscrazybro - If necessary, please share some contact details to the managers, you have mentioned above, with me and @Minotaur . We'll be happy to support you in the process :)
     
  5. itscrazybro

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    @kot I will forward the conversation that I had through to the both of you now.
     
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