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Mashal Waqar

Head of Ecosystem @ Octant

28 Posts

Epoch 2 results, ETHDenver, and more funding

gm gm! It's been an eventful month at Octant, and we've got lots of exciting updates for you. First up, epoch 2 results In epoch 2, we had users locking 366 wallets. 231.25 ETH went to 24 projects in personal donations and matched rewards. Donations had a 58x multiplier,

Featuring Our Epoch 2 Projects

Hey Octant fam! We're excited to introduce the 24 projects participating in our epoch 2. This time, we've done individual highlights on each project, so you can get a better understanding of the incredible work they're doing. šŸŸ¢ Introducing our epoch 2 cohort Click the project name to learn more details

Introducing Clr.fund

This interview is a part of our on-going series, where we highlight our epoch 2 participants. What's clr.fund? Clr.fund is a protocol for efficiently allocating funds to public goods that benefit the Ethereum Network according to the preferences of the Ethereum Community through quadratic funding (QF). Clr.fund

Introducing BrightID

This interview is a part of our on-going series, where we highlight our epoch 2 participants. What's BrightID? BrightID is a public good that exists for the benefit of humanity. It is a nonintrusive, decentralized, and open-source technology seeking to reform identity verificationā€“and lay the groundwork for a free

Introducing Drips

This interview is a part of our on-going series, where we highlight our epoch 2 participants. What's Drips? Drips is a decentralized toolkit that enables any organization to continuously fund their critical software dependencies, without any platform fees. Why should you vote for Drips in epoch 2? 100% of the

Introducing Token Engineering Commons

This interview is a part of our on-going series, where we highlight our epoch 2 participants. What's Token Engineering Commons? The Token Engineering Commons (TEC) is dedicated to advancing the field of token engineering and fostering widespread trust in blockchain technology. By providing grants and fostering collaborations, TEC is instrumental

Introducing Open Source Observer

This interview is a part of our on-going series, where we highlight our epoch 2 participants. What's Open Source Observer? We help funders use data to measure the impact of open source software contributions. Why should you vote for Open Source Observer in epoch 2? Crypto networks are built on

Introducing Shielded Voting by Shutter

This interview is a part of our on-going series, where we highlight our epoch 2 participants. What's Shielded Voting? Shielded Voting increases fairness & integrity of DAO votes on Snapshot using threshold encryption to hide how participants vote until after the vote closes. Why should you vote for Shielded Voting in

Introducing Funding the Commons

This interview is a part of our on-going series, where we highlight our epoch 2 participants. What's Funding the Commons? We are a community of public goods practitioners building new models of sustainable public goods funding and value alignment in open source networks. Our goal with Funding the Commons is

Introducing L2BEAT

This interview is a part of our on-going series, where we highlight our epoch 2 participants. What's L2BEAT? L2BEAT is a public goods company dedicated to providing on-chain transparency. We strive to be an impartial and independent watchdog that acts in the best interest of users and the broader L2

Introducing Revoke.cash

This interview is a part of our on-going series, where we highlight our epoch 2 participants. What's Revoke.cash? Revoke.cash provides free and open source tools that crypto users can use to keep themselves safe. This includes a token approvals dashboard and a pre-transaction check browser extension. Why should

Introducing Public HAUS

This interview is a part of our on-going series, where we highlight our epoch 2 participants. What's Public HAUS? Our project focuses on empowering communities with innovative coordination tools, fostering a culture of good faith governance and embracing DAO principles. We prioritize building pro-social, transparent, and sustainable tools that distribute