07.2021 Monthly Contributor Report

07.2021 Monthly Contributor Report

July 2021

# Builder Guild

Build and maintain incredible products for Yam

E

Engineering Lead / Fullstack / Infrastructure

Last Month

  • Yam SDKs updates
  • Contributors updates
  • Development on the Yam protocol projects
  • Management of repos, boards and code review at https://github.com/yam-finance

Next Month

  • Decentralizing access
  • Preparations for Synths, Protection and Museum
  • Continue onboarding developers
  • Continue develop, support and oversee the Yam protocol projects
  • Maintain infrastructure

Nate

Smart Contract Developer / On-Chain Governance

Last Month

  • Multiple proposals (treasury liquidity moves, contributor payments/stream updates
  • Cometh token swap/liquidity provisioning
  • sushiHOUSE website updates and deposit
  • uGAS 1559 updates
  • Developer onboarding

Next Month

  • Proposal(s)
  • uGAS launch
  • Developer onboarding
  • Yam Treasury updates

Jason

Developer

Last Month

  • Yam SDK Updates
  • Yam-www website updates
  • Yam API development

Next Month

  • Yam-www updates
  • Yam API development
  • Yam API integration
  • Yam SDK updates

Byterose

Developer

Last Month

  • Umbrella SDK development
  • Synths SDK development
  • Mofy Website development
  • Smart Contract testing
  • YAM Data API migration

Next Month

  • Umbrella SDK development
  • Synths SDK development
  • Mofy Website development
  • Umbrella Website development
  • YAM Data API migration

Snake

Smart Contract Developer / Full-Stack Engineer

Last Month

  • Account Setup/ Developer boarding.
  • Onboarding on synths-sdk / degenerative-v2 repo
  • Linting and configuration improvement suggestions
  • Defi Tools Research
  • Minor contributions
  • Participation dev, marketing, and strategy meetings.

Next Month

  • Proxy/Bot scripts
  • Synths SDK testing
  • Defi Tools Development Assistance

Indigo

Developer

Last Month

  • Development of defi tools

Next Month

  • Development of defi tools
  • Updating yam synths website to handle new LSPs

# Growth Guild

Identify new market opportunities, make friends, develop partnerships, expand reach.

Krugman

Last Month

  • DAO House July risk analysis
  • Treasury July risk analysis
  • Ongoing team discussions to create a treasury analysis and risk management framework
  • Ongoing discussions to possibly change the structure of yamHOUSE so that it better fits within Yam’s treasury management framework

Next Month

  • DAO House Digest August issue

  • yamHOUSE August monthly report

  • Treasury August risk analysis

  • Further discuss plans for yamHOUSE’s future structure and potentially initiate those changes

  • Report treasury risk and balance suggestions under the new treasury analysis and risk management framework

Ross

Last Month

  • Yam Synths strategy and project management.
  • Yam Protection (Umbrella) research and user flow documentation.
  • Treasury Rebalancing planning and framework (to be presented this upcoming month).
  • Treasury and Payroll analysis (to be presented this upcoming month).
  • Yam Token model and revenue analysis (to be presented this upcoming month).
  • Museum of Fine Yams strategy and coordination
  • AMA with EPNS
  • Participation in all community and internal bizdev, marketing, and strategy meetings.
  • Discord and Discourse Moderation and organization.

Next Month

  • More hands on Project management for Yam Synths.
  • Wrap up my part of Yam Protection analysis.
  • Treasury Rebalancing Proposal
  • Payroll update proposal
  • YAM Tokenomics and revenue analysis Proposal.
  • Moderation and participation in Discord and Discourse
  • Help out wherever all hands are needed to pitch in.

Jono

Last Month

  • Defi tools synthetic suite
    • Swap fee synth required extensive modelling and 3 iterations for safety
    • XSUSHI APY umip
    • Collab with blokku on front end changes
    • 2x Snapshots for Fuse pool
    • Balancer polygon work for new synths
    • Uniswap v3 in depth review for future synth MM strategies
  • Finalised Fuse pool params (await liquidator code)

Next Month

  • Defi tools synthetic suite
    • Amend and take umips through to final stage
    • Get FPL’s for IL and 2XDPI synths reviewed and move synths to param and testing stage
    • Hopefully deploy synths and focus can move to marketing material
  • Deploy fuse pool
    • Rari dev finalising LP liquidator for us first, which will need testing

# Marketing Guild

Clearly communicate product benefits. Ensure every action aligns with and strengthens Yam Brand.

Designer

Last Month

  • Created and presented a comprehensive Yam Strategic Vision. This vision embraces the Wave-2 Paradigm where community is a new business model and culture is a new asset class. In this strategy Yam fuses DeFi products with the strong community and networking effects of the emerging NFT, Metaverse, social tokens space, thus allowing Yam to innovate in the next wave of opportunity. By doing so, Yam has the opportunity to define itself as a valuable and notable protocol in the industry, leading to significantly increasing the value of the Yam ecosystem and Yam community.
  • Museum of Fine Yams concepts and voice moderation of the Other Realms artist talk
  • AMA with EPNS
  • Participation in a variety marketing activities
  • Participation in all community, marketing, and strategy meetings.

Next Month

  • Further develop the Yam Strategic Vision
  • Create Yam.xyz copy content, site outline and rough wireframes
  • Contribute to Mofy content creation and other needed tasks
  • Yam Synths marketing messaging

Tom

Last Month

  • Participation in all community, marketing, and strategy meetings.
  • Collaboration on MoFY and yam.xyz vision and integration
  • Yam.xyz preliminary planning
  • Developed roadmap for YAMA

Next Month

  • Yam.xyz content implementation

  • Develop and implement YAMA educational series

  • Co-host YAMA educational calls with YAM resident SMEs

# Community Guild

Be the voice of the team, build rapport, and listen to the voice of the community.

Writer

Last Month

Next Month

Mona

Last Month

  • Introduce the EPNS
  • Promote MoFY-The Museum of Fine Yams
  • Keep the community active
  • Distribution of content/messages
  • Daily work of Chinese community
  • Answer community questions and collect community opinions and suggestions

Next Month

  • Promote DeFi Tools
  • Keep the community active
  • Collect community opinions and suggestions
  • Distribution of content/messages

KW710

Last Month

  • Shepherded progress toward the launch of $YAM/$MUST Liquidity Mining w/ Cometh
  • ComethSwap liquidity mining launch
  • Interfaced with collaborators across multiple projects and DAOs (i.e. Rari, Cometh, etc)
  • Copywriting: ComethSwap Liquidity Mining announcement - https://twitter.com/YamFinance/status/1422684856350355459?s=20
  • Participated in and contributed to various strategy and planning meetings
  • Managed Youtube uploads of bi-weekly community calls

Next Month

  • Continued rollout of ComethSwap liquidity mining collaboration (#YamsInSpace NFT launch, etc)
  • Continued Youtube channel management
  • Continued strategy and marketing contributions

# Creative Guild

Turn the marketing strategy into content

Chilly

Last Month

Next Month

Blokku

Last Month

Next Month

# Operations Guild

Keep the lights on, deconflict, and streamline

Feddas

Last Month

  • Successfully moved UNI KPI options through consensus check
  • Met with some protocol teams interested in Yam Treasuries.

Next Month

  • Deploy UNI KPI option
  • Gather support for proposal passing thru UNI governance (40m UNI required)
  • Get proposal done