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{"ops":[{"insert":"The reason I created this grant is because after 3 years in the Ethereum community, I occupy a unique role testing, curating, and demonstrating how to use DeFi (aka open finance) products and services. My ultimate goal is simply encouraging and supporting others to adopt DeFi products built on Ethereum.\n\nI try to personally use every app I can! If I don't try it, I worry \"who will?!\" As a former SaaS solutions engineer, I leverage my skills to effectively demo DeFi apps and to communicate the benefits of DeFi over legacy financial services. My goal is to continue curating DeFi products through helpful free tutorials posted on Twitter and to eventually add this content to a free educational website. \n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"What free educational content and support I have already created:"},{"insert":"\n\nYou can find all my DeFi tutorials and tips/tricks for free, posted multiple times a day, at "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://gitcoin.co/grants/twitter.com/defi_dad"},"insert":"twitter.com/defi_dad"},{"insert":"."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"I strictly focus on DeFi (or open finance) apps and services built on Ethereum that I have used myself."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"I also spend time as a kind of decentralized customer support for DeFi products, helping others with questions/tips via tweets and DMs, as best I can."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"I benefit the Ethereum community by talking to DeFi teams about UX issues I uncover and offer product feedback to help further mass adoption."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"To date, I am averaging over 1.3 million impressions per month on Twitter and have done this all for free, aside from asking for support through this grant."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"How I pledge to use this grant for creating more public goods:"},{"insert":"\n\nI will work to create even higher quality content with short recorded demos on my phone and laptop."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"To better edit my video content, I would like to purchase Adobe Premiere Pro for $240/year."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"For better audio, I would like to purchase a higher quality microphone, maybe a Blue Yeti for $129."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Outside of my day job, I spend about 5 hours a day, 7 days a week, curating and producing DeFi content. Whatever you want to value my time at, I'd appreciate any funding from the community since I spend that limited time devoted to Ethereum and DeFi content, while raising 2 young kids."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"I'm gonna produce this content regardless and it's going to remain publicly available because my top priority is to encourage mass adoption of Ethereum applications."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nThank you for considering me and even if you don't donate, please follow me at "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://gitcoin.co/grants/twitter.com/defi_dad"},"insert":"@DeFi_Dad on Twitter"},{"insert":"! I hope I can help encourage you to try and use DeFi applications and services built on Ethereum. I'm here for the journey and proud to be an Ethereum-powered DeFi Dad! You might also run into me because of my day job working on the "},{"attributes":{"link":"etherealsummit.com"},"insert":"Ethereal Summit"},{"insert":" and hosting the "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ethereal-podcast/id1501736195"},"insert":"Ethereal Summit Podcast"},{"insert":". \n\nBtws, the grant owner shows my old Gitcoin username crypto-dad, which the Gitcoin team is helping to manually update to DeFi-Dad. Hope that makes sense!\n"}]}

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