[Seeking-Feedback]Alphaday

Proposal details

Alphaday is a powerful crypto workflow aggregator that pulls in news, on-chain data, social media, web3 services and much more into one customizable UI.

Project Name

Alphaday

Project Type

Educational content

Proposal Description

[ Describe your project in detail: make it clear the final deliverable of your proposal and how it will benefit the IoTeX ecosystem. Tell us about your existing community, or how you plan to acquire users; if you already deployed your project, on what network; if you already have a website, if you need specific resources from the IoTeX foundation, which ones.

We’d like to build a IoTeX community dashboard on Alphaday that aggregates IoTeX news, on-chain data, social media, dev resources and much more into one customizable UI.

Having all this information in one place allows IoTeX stakeholders (ie. users, developers, investors) to easily stay up to date on IoTeX ecosystem updates, see the latest news and developments, do research and stay engaged. In general users who can track their favourite projects more easily stay more engaged with the project which in turn supports user retention.

Additional Info:
Basically our IoTeX Alphaday dashboard will provide a single end-point from which users can consume all the information on IoTeX. Specifically, the IoTeX Community Dashboard will aggregate all the discussions, talking points, narratives, events, metrics, official announcements and much much more into one single dashboard. With one glance at this dashboard community members would have a top-down view of what is happening across the entire IoTeX ecosystem. From this view they could then jump deeper into their areas of interest (ie. devs to dev documentation, IOTX holders to twitter and reddit discussions, investors to on-chain metrics across both IoTeX’s own pages and to third-party data providers.)

Milestones

[ Split your project into milestones: each one must have its own verifiable Deliverable]

We should be able to build and deploy the below dashboard within 2 months (8 weeks) so if this grant is approved we want to launch the IoTeX dashboard by March 2023:

  • Milestone 1:
    • Duration (weeks): 8 weeks
    • Deliverable: The latest IoTeX official announcements and blog post content.
    • Funds requested (USD): 120 USD
  • Milestone 2:
    • Duration (weeks): 8 weeks
    • Deliverable: A feed of all news mentions of IoTeX from coindesk, cointelegraph and 20+ other news sources aggregated from across the internet.
    • Funds requested (USD): 120 USD
  • Milestone 3:
    • Duration (weeks): 8 weeks
    • Deliverable: A calendar containing all IoTeX events including IoTeX Governance votes, meetups, hackathons with IoTeX bounties, AMAs.
    • Funds requested (USD): 120 USD
  • Milestone 4:
    • Duration (weeks): 8 weeks
    • Deliverable: Podcast feed containing the latest appearances and interviews given by IoTeX team members.
    • Funds requested (USD): 120 USD
  • Milestone 5:
    • Duration (weeks): 8 weeks
    • Deliverable: Youtube stream containing educational IoTeX content.
    • Funds requested (USD): 120 USD
  • Milestone 6:
    • Duration (weeks): 8 weeks
    • Deliverable: IoTeX Document directory.
    • Funds requested (USD): 120 USD
  • Milestone 7:
    • Duration (weeks): 8 weeks
    • Deliverable: Integration with IoTeX Governance Forum to show the latest and trending discussion topics.
    • Funds requested (USD): 120 USD
  • Milestone 8:
    • Duration (weeks): 8 weeks
    • Deliverable: Reddit, Twitter, Discord & Telegram Integration to show a feed of latest discussions.
    • Funds requested (USD): 120 USD
  • Milestone 9:
    • Duration (weeks): 8 weeks
    • Deliverable: FAQ, whitepaper, IOTX tokenomics information.
    • Funds requested (USD): 120 USD
  • Milestone 10:
    • Duration (weeks): 8 weeks
    • Deliverable: Links and explanations to IoTeX Ecosystem Dapps and other services.
    • Funds requested (USD): 120 USD
  • Milestone 11:
    • Duration (weeks): 52 weeks - continuous
    • Deliverable: Daily Maintenance of board for 1 year.
    • Funds requested (USD): 1,200 USD

Total funds requested

[ Total Funding amount requested in USD ]

1,200 USD (120 USD per Milestone) upfront costs for development including integrating the discussion forums, blog post, social feed, jobs listing, TVL and other on-chain metrics.

100 USD per month for 12 months for maintenance including having an Alphaday content analyst quality-checking the dashboard every day and ensuring the Calendar widget is up-to-date with latest IoTeX events, all news mentions across the internet are captured by the dashboard, any updates not automatically captured by the Alphaday aggregator engine is manually added to the board, and other maintenance tasks.

Total: 2,400 USD

Please checkmark the following if you agree

Although these options are not mandatory, please consider committing to them for the greater benefit of the IoTeX ecosystem.

  • We commit to open source the project: [ YES | NO | Other - please specify ]
    We are in the process of open-sourcing our frontend. We have used some off-the-shelf library that are closed-source so we are reviewing what we can and can’t open-source.
    The smart contracts and front-end will also be open source.

  • We commit to stake [ AMOUNT ] IOTX on the IoTeX Blockchain: [ YES | NO ]
    No

  • We commit to donate [ PERCENTAGE ] of [ OUR TOKEN ] to the IoTeX Foundation: [ YES | NO | N/A ]

We do not have a token.

About your Team

[ Describe your team members with skills and links to profiles like Linkedin/GitHub/Portfolio ]

I’ve been involved in the Ethereum space since early 2016 and joined Kyber Network in 2017 as Head of Ecosystem Growth before quitting to start Alphaday full-time in 2021. Previously I worked at Thomson Reuters for a decade building financial products that rivaled the Bloomberg Terminal. I am currently also a Venture Partner at IOSG.VC

My co-founder Felipe has also been involved in Ethereum since 2016 and was a Developer Advocate at Pegasys and Consensys before quitting to work full time on Alphaday.

Alphaday’s third co-founder is DeFiDude who used to be a community manager at both Aave and Kyber Network before co-founding Alphaday.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/denizomer/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/faraggi/
https://twitter.com/defidude

Metrics

[If applicable, please provide the number of users/transactions you expect your product to bring to the IoTeX ecosystem]

Once we’ve created a IoTeX dashboard, we will promote this across the IoTeX community and start collecting feedback so that we can keep iterating and improving our dashboard. For us success is if a large number of IoTeX stakeholders come to the IoTeX dashboard to stay up to date with everything happening within IoTeX and then use the available data as jumping off points into the various parts of the IoTeX ecosystem. Ie. IOTX holders using the board to finding trending governance topics to participate in, devs using the dev docs to dive deeper into the technical documents, newcomers listening to the latest podcasts and learning the IoTeX ecosystem.

In terms of concrete numbers, considering IoTeX has 227K twitter followers and using this as a very crude proxy for community size, we would consider it a success if we could serve at least 1% of them on a monthly basis (2.27k MAU).

Links

[If applicable, please provide relevant links about your project]

Alphaday.com , app.alphaday.com

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Thanks for submitting the IoTex halo grant application, we are reviewing it

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Hi guys, just wanted to follow up on the above proposal. Did you have any thoughts or are there any questions we can help answer? Tnx!

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I would love to see layer2 data likes device registration and which place is registered and number of device and number of layer 2 project in network. We just need layer 2 support we have enough data for layer 1. It would be nice if you guys check with dev build dashboard for layer2

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I liked your proposal. I wish you success!