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Ara is a decentralized content delivery, payment, and NFT platform that gives artists and creators more control over the content they produce.

Ara’s open source software tools remodel the relationship between publishers, creators, and consumers across many verticals like games, movies, music, and photos. …

GYSR is an open platform for on-chain incentives.

In our v1, the goal was to create a developer tool that empowered people building on Ethereum with an audited, secure, and battle-tested platform for token distribution and yield farming. …

When our V2 goes live each Pool i.e. Geysers or Fountains will have a built-in token redistribution component. Of all the $GYSR that gets spent to multiply staking rewards, 80% will continue to flow to the Pool creator, but 20% will now be set aside. Set aside for what exactly?

The driving purpose of Accelerate Art is to help emerging artists. We’re doing this in several ways, but our main enterprise is to host rotating exhibitions of 4–5 artists at a time using galleries in a virtual world: Cryptovoxels (CV). …

It’s been 6 months since we launched GYSR and nearly a year since we first conceived of the idea. Ever since the launch we’ve had a slew of improvements we wanted to incorporate into an updated version of the project. …

Vesper Finance is a DeFi platform built around algorithmic lending strategies, or what some people call smart yield accounts. Users pool capital together into “grow pools’’ that get deployed into a unified strategy. The interest that gets generated by those strategies is then used to purchase more of a given…

By: Ben Roy & Claire Silver

Key Points:

  • We are building a hybrid digital art gallery & artist accelerator program in a virtual world called CryptoVoxels
  • The goal of the program is to highlight emerging artists by giving their work exposure
  • Our gallery in the Gangnam district will exhibit 3–5…

CrescoFin is a regulated Swiss banking alternative. They offer their customers an insured, interest-bearing product in fiat (with crypto to come) that has better rates than customers could find at traditional financial institutions.

$CRES — CrescoFin’s native token — is matched 1:1 with shares in their company, and these tokens…

There are so many ways to describe Ethereum. It’s a blockchain. It’s the ground zero for NFTs. It’s a globally distributed computational network and a smart contract platform. It’s the internet of value, an always-on financial system, a massive multiplayer online money game, and on and on.

No matter how…

CryptoPunk 2890

As the non-fungible token (NFT) universe grows — both on Ethereum and across different blockchains — I think CryptoPunks will capture more value than any other set of digital art or collectibles. Before I explore why I think this is the case let’s define some terms.

Non-fungible tokens are a…

Ben Roy

Core team @gysr_io. Founder @AccelerateArt. Trying and failing to keep up with both DeFi and NFTs.

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