01.2021 Monthly Contributor Report

01.2021 Monthly Contributor Report

Jan 2021

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Feddas

Operations / Organization / Treasury

Last Month

  • Organized weekly calls with community and yam team
  • Took over as Degenerative.Finance lead
  • Organized team to focus on highest value add tasks
  • Communicated with UMA team on the launch of Degenerative.finance
  • Maintained and updated all FAQs on Yam.Finance and Degenerative.Finance
  • Organized and submitted YIP 38 to 40
  • Coordinating with Set Protocol / UMA / OpenDAO on partnerships.
  • Forum posts on
    • Contributor Compensation Guidelines
    • YIP to add 30k Yam to general expense fund
    • Organization of UMA rewards

Next Month

  • Continue documentation and organization
  • Working with team on Degenerative.Finance
    • Finishing tooling for uGas
    • Launch additional synths
    • Ensure liquidity
    • Fix issues
  • Ensuring the team has the resources that it needs to function.
  • Continue business development.
  • Coordinating with Set Protocol / UMA / OpenDAO on partnerships.
  • On-boarding new contributors

Chilly

Brand and Marketing

Last Month

Next Month

    • Development of New UMA Degenerative Synth
    • Yam DAO Set Branding and Design
    • Degenerative uGAS Pitch Deck
    • Degenerative Brand Work
    • Umbrella Brand Work
    • Yam Finance YouTube Branding
    • Yam NFT Project

Krugman

Yam Dao Set Portfolio

Last Month

  • Integrated trade UI into yamtest set and launch the manager contract
  • This month I worked closely with Nate to get the trade manager UI integrated into the yamtest set and to also get the manager contract deployed, integrated and tested.

Next Month

  • Get YDS launched, seed funded and initially balanced
  • Create a portfolio manager monthly schedule (e.g. creating monthly reports, updating YDS risk models, performing rebalances, dev work)
  • Better gas estimation in trade manager
  • Be able to switch between 1nch, Uniswap and SushiSwap in trade manager

Designer

Branding / Advertising

Last Month

  • Advocate for Brand Pillars and support all marketing efforts
  • Setup Substack email/web based marketing system to serve as long-term key marketing strategy for Yam. Spearheaded team of contributors, built Yam News Brief template for English and Chinese versions - launched and currently running:
  • Wrote uGas logo contest rules:
  • Degenerative ads - Concept, sketches and writing for Degen marketing, “Speculate with Gwei the Zombie Way” ad, “Get Degenerative” ad, “Mint, Stake, Earn” ad:
  • Degenerative strategies - UI redesign strategic input. Wrote Degenerative Marketing Communications Strategy doc with the following sections (Modular Messaging Flow Framework, Zombie Mascots, Yam Community Engagement Program):
  • Yam Brand Campaign tweet: Introducing the Yam tagline to the world, with the first tweet, “David and Goliath”:

Next Month

  • Degenerative - Writing of new minimal and highly targeting home page text
  • Yam Weekly Brief - awareness and signup campaign work across multi media
  • Quarterly Yam-eZine: concept, design, template setup, content development
  • Substack marketing platform management, metics analysis and optimizations
  • Yam website - page architecture and improved navigation ideas and sketches
  • Yam brand refinement, improvement and awareness campaign
  • Brand and UI support on all Yam products (Degen, Umbrella, YDS, etc)
  • Marketing based tactics for Yam and Yam products ongoing
  • Development of the Yam Factory

Ross

Strategist

Last Month

There are some contributors that did not submit their reports, they can append their report to this thread.

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Mona

Moderator

Last Month

1.Maintain community activity
2.Promote and introduce UGAs, and organize discussion of UGAs
3.Promote the active participation of the community in community voting
4.Forwarding dev/gov call weekly, translating agenda and organizing community discussions
5.Answer community questions

Next Month

1.Continue to promote UGAs
2.Promote umbrellas
3.Retweet important news daily

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Outstanding work/effort, keep up the great work, each and everyone of the Team!

Adding mine below since I forgot to do it in time :upside_down_face:

Nate
Last Month (January)

  1. Developed uGAS minting/LPing contracts for UMA farming on uGAS-FEB contracts
  2. Developed/deployed multiple on-chain proposals
  3. Developed UI for Yam DAO Set MVP

Next Month (February)

  1. Deploy/migrate to uGAS liquidity to March contracts
  2. Deploy and fund initial YDS
  3. Develop more capabilities for YDS (LPing, farming/staking)
  4. Develop pooled vaults for Degenerative
  5. Update Guardian
  6. Setup small fund multi-sig
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