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Protocol to reward people and boost community engagement. Funding Reddit integration 🔗


CLR MATCH ROUND 5

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ROUND 5

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{"ops":[{"insert":"👉 "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://medium.com/thxprotocol/alpha-release-0-1-0-is-here-90879aa4cffc?source=friends_link&sk=8f282fa251fb5a219f348fafe38affc7"},"insert":"Alpha release is here 🎉 Sign-up for testing"},{"insert":"."},{"attributes":{"align":"justify"},"insert":"\n\n"},{"insert":"THX allows you to pool funds with your community and setup incentives for your members from these pools. The system uses an API for easy integration and a side chain for fast and free transactions."},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" A basic Slack app is available. Read more details and example uses cases in this "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","link":"https://thx.page.link/intro"},"insert":"quick intro"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" (PDF)."},{"attributes":{"align":"justify"},"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Grant Goal = 375 DAI"},{"attributes":{"align":"justify"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Currently, we are bootstrapping all work with our own funds. We are in need of testing and code reviews and commit to spend all raised funds through the Gitcoin Fund Issue system on bounties.\nWhen we reach the Grant target during Matching Round 5 we will add research into the Reddit API to our release 0.2.0 scope as a celebratory bonus. Hopefully, this will pave the way for a Reddit integration 🎉\n"},{"attributes":{"align":"justify"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Background"},{"attributes":{"align":"justify"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"Several of our team members worked on a community building solution called "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://getopensocial.com/"},"insert":"Open Social"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":", used by Greenpeace International (100k+ volunteers), the United Nations and more than a thousand other communities. We recognized a recurring problem; existing online incentives are not effective in engaging people around common goals. "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"The result is that communities struggle to grow and remain healthy beyond their early growth stages."},{"attributes":{"align":"justify"},"insert":"\n\n"},{"insert":"Research shows, the absolute adoption of social technologies is fairing well. However, very few end users of social technologies are close to achieving the full potential benefits. "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"We created THX to solve this problem. "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"Read our full research in the "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","link":"https://thx.page.link/whitepaper"},"insert":"THX White Paper"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"."},{"insert":"\n \n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Research and development"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"We are in touch with the team from "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","link":"https://https//www.privacybyblockchaindesign.com/"},"insert":"Privacy by Blockchain Design"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":" to apply their upcoming standard DIN SPEC 4997 to govern user profile data. In addition Jule Landwher conducts scientific research into reputation systems in online communities which has been "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","link":"https://medium.com/thxprotocol/researching-a-reputation-system-for-online-communities-52475bdf91b6?source=friends_link&sk=ef515f638e0b558f11fc2f458ebbcdd4"},"insert":"published in her paper"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"; \"Evaluation of Reputation in the Context of Social Online Communities\" at the University of Twente."},{"insert":"\n \n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"For the THX ecosystem to perform well and create a low threshold for end-user adoption, we use "},{"attributes":{"background":"#f8fafc","link":"https://loomx.io/developers/docs/en/arch.html"},"insert":"Loom’s Basechain"},{"insert":", a delegated Proof-of-Stake (DPOS) side-chain, "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"to reduce transaction costs and prevent onboarding users from needing to hold ETH. "},{"insert":"\n \n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"At the time of writing, the project is in the undergoing alpha testing with users. Parts of the dApp and smart contracts are live on the Rinkeby Ethereum testnet. "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://medium.com/thxprotocol/alpha-release-0-1-0-is-here-90879aa4cffc?source=friends_link&sk=8f282fa251fb5a219f348fafe38affc7"},"insert":"Sign-up for testing and read more on Medium"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":". "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Funding the future"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"Eventually, every social technology will integrate with the THX smart contracts. We believe programmable money and reward systems like THX will be nothing short of transformative for our economies. Pilots are scheduled for Q3 2020. To allow our software engineer and researcher to dedicate their full time, we applied for an European Union’s Horizon 2020 grant and are developing relationships with angel investors."},{"insert":"\n \n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Team"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"We have a distributed four person team working from The Netherlands and Germany. "},{"insert":"The THX team shares a passion for open source, UX research and blockchain technology.\n\nMieszko Czyzyk - Business developer\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","italic":true},"insert":"Twelve years of experience as a founder. As former co-CEO of Open Social lead its funding round at a $2.3M valuation. Started mining cryptocurrencies in 2013. Designed the THX tokenomics."},{"insert":"\n\nJule Landwehr - Research & UX\n"},{"attributes":{"italic":true},"insert":"Master in Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences. Published research on reputation systems in online communities. Researches privacy and UX for the THX protocol."},{"insert":"\n\nPeter Polman - Software Engineer\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","italic":true},"insert":"Eleven years experience in software development with a focus on Javascript and Solidity. Designed the THX smart ecosystem including the smart and full technology stack."},{"insert":"\n\nNatasha Schön - Digital Marketer\n"},{"attributes":{"italic":true},"insert":"Digital marketer and creative writer. Part of the 500 most talented under 26 in tech according to TheNextWeb and Accenture. Editor of the THX white paper."},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"align":"justify"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"You can find more about our team on "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","link":"https://thxprotocol.com/"},"insert":"THXprotocol.com"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"."},{"attributes":{"align":"justify"},"insert":"\n"}]}

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