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BitcoinMalaysia DAO

MATCH ROUND 6

329 DAI

MATCH ESTIMATE

ROUND

72 DAI
22 contributors

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{"ops":[{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Since Gitcoin Round V, you have enabled us to:"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n\n"},{"insert":"Increase our community size by "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"3,000"},{"insert":" people in 12 weeks (on average 250 per week)."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Deliver more than "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"50 virtual events"},{"insert":" across the 3 months of April, May and June including"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Southeast Asia DeFi Week (1 June - 5 June) featuring "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"MAKER, KYBER, Melon Protocol, Aave & WBTC"},{"insert":"."},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Enterprise Blockchain Week (29 April - 7 May)"},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Twice a week webinars for cryptocurrency beginners (in total 24) both in Malaysia and the Philippines."},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"indent":1},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"More importantly, are these numbers:"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"> 80%"},{"insert":" of them are new to cryptocurrencies."},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"> 80% "},{"insert":"of them began with negative impressions of cryptocurrencies, "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"now they know better."},{"insert":" "},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"> 80%"},{"insert":" of them are now excited to learn more "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"about Ethereum, deFi, DAOs and "},{"attributes":{"italic":true,"bold":true},"insert":"earn"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":" in crypto."},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"> 80%"},{"insert":" do not own a non-custodial cryptocurrency wallet; and "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"now they do"},{"insert":". "},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"> 80% "},{"insert":"have never received cryptocurrency before, "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"now they do... a combination of BTC, ETH, DAI, aDAI & WBTC."},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"var(--default-text-color)","bold":true},"insert":"> 90%"},{"attributes":{"color":"var(--default-text-color)"},"insert":" have never interacted with a smart contract before, more than "},{"attributes":{"color":"var(--default-text-color)","bold":true},"insert":"1,000 POAP tokens"},{"attributes":{"color":"var(--default-text-color)"},"insert":" have been distributed at our events. "},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"> 90%"},{"insert":" never heard of self-sovereign identities like BrightID, and "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"now they do."},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Thank you Gitcoin & Community"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nLooking back, we are "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"deeply grateful"},{"insert":" for all your support in Gitcoin Round V. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"The Coronavirus literally crippled all our community building plans and revenue generating activities for the year."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"The Coronavirus forced all of us to go through uncomfortable change."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"However, thanks to the grant funds in Round V, it helped us tool up, skill up and upgrade ourselves to rise to the challenge better."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Quite honestly, things have turned out to be "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"much better"},{"insert":" than we thought would be. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"50 events is the total # of events we delivered in 2019... "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"... and without realizing it, we have delivered more events in these 3 months than in 2019."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Delivering meaningful virtual events "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"as effectively"},{"insert":" as physical events was the #1 concern."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Thankfully, we managed to successfully overcome that as well. The feedback we have received for our events has been very positive."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"So, thank you again for supporting us in the last round."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Gitcoin Round VI"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nWe did not manage to launch the BitcoinMalaysia DAO in the last 3 months."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"We still want to make it happen. However, we realize it is not as easy as it sounds. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Good news is, we have identified a growing # of active contributors in the community, which is a more important metric, in our opinion. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"The current founding members of the BitcoinMalaysia community group feel it is more realistic to launch a DAO after Gitcoin Round VII."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"A lot of DAOs fail because they launch the DAO first and ask the hard questions later."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"We will be asking ourselves a lot of hard questions in the next 3 months."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Meanwhile, for Gitcoin Round VI, the grant funds we receive will be used for: "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"var(--default-text-color)"},"insert":"Scaling our operations of what already works."},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Documenting our process of onboarding beginners that works on Gitbook."},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Continue running weekly webinars for cryptocurrency beginners consistently. "},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Identify and appoint at least two active contributors in the community. "},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Onboard them to run weekly webinars for cryptocurrency beginners."},{"attributes":{"indent":2,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Each ideally accessing a different demographic group e.g. Malay language, Mandarin language. "},{"attributes":{"indent":3,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Research and decide a DAO launch strategy by the next Gitcoin Round VII."},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Who is BitcoinMalaysia"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true,"background":"#f8fafc","link":"https://gitcoin.co/grants/597/www.bitcoinmalaysia.com"},"insert":"BitcoinMalaysia"},{"insert":" is the largest cryptocommunity in the Southeast Asia. Founded since 2012, we started from a simple blog website and after many meetups, our group has organically grown to "},{"attributes":{"bold":true,"background":"#ffffff","link":"https://www.facebook.com/groups/BitcoinMalaysia"},"insert":"56,000"},{"insert":" people; 22,000 active monthly."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Our Mission"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nCryptocurrencies are difficult to learn for new people, and is scary because the industry is filled with bad actors. That is why, the role BitcoinMalaysia plays is to"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Provide a safe, "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"neutral"},{"insert":", and friendly space for "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"new people"},{"insert":" to learn about cryptocurrencies"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Help new entrants quickly identify "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"scams and the fake"},{"insert":" so that they can focus on the real ones."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Inspire more Malaysians to BUIDL, participate in DAOs and the Ethereum ecosystem."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Help blockchain projects find their early adopters, fans and eventually champions."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Our Promise"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nOur specialty lies in onboarding new people outside of crypto and helping funnel the now properly equipped individual to participate in DAOs, take up bounties and jobs in crypto industry confidently. Our methodologies will be documented to become a public good on our "},{"attributes":{"bold":true,"background":"#f8fafc","link":"https://github.com/jasonchewyl/bitcoinmalaysia"},"insert":"Github"},{"insert":"."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nWe constantly will improve our education material and share it openly on our Gitbook. The DAO would allow us to scale our activities. Success looks like when a person living 5 hours drive away from the city can interact with the DAO, access and iterate from the education material we have to conduct proper education in his small town."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nThat's where we want to be."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nPlease support us. Thank you."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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