Akropolis Weekly Updates

June 11th, 2021

Data as of June 11th, 2021 ๐Ÿ“ˆ: 

$9.67M TVL   2862 Members   28.77% AKRO Staking APY 

Intro
Welcome everyone to another round of Akropolis weekly!

Note

We are happy to be supporting EthGlobal and the #Hackmoney2021 hackathon! If you are interested in participating, the deadline to apply is EOD 06/14

You can apply via the link above ๐Ÿ˜Ž 

Product ๐Ÿ› 

  • We added the ability to swap vested ADEL reward swaps to vARKO - if you are interested in taking part in the swap, make sure to do it by the deadline (06/15)! ๐Ÿ™Œ

  • We updated the landing page icons, added a subscription section in the page footer, added autoscroll on the vaults page, and now show the expanded menu at 1200 resolution at default! ๐Ÿคฉ

  • We are currently reviewing a BSC strategy and are actively researching and working on strategies using polygon! ๐Ÿ”ฅ

  • We are actively working on the Yearn affiliate token & our compensation plan, more details TBA this month ๐Ÿ™‚

Governance ๐Ÿ—ณ

  • The community proposal AIP-011 regarding AKRO tokenomics is still on the governance discussion board! ๐Ÿ†•

    • Please give it a read and offer your comments!

Things still in the works:

  • [in progress] We continue researching indices for integration into the dashboard. If you have any suggestions, please drop them in our discord or telegram channels!

  • [in progress] We continue to work on new vault strategies in house and hope to bring in new strategy makers. ๐Ÿค‘

  • We are working with existing Yearn community members in the YFI Boarding school! ๐ŸŽ“

  • Again, if you are an interested developer please reach out to us in our discord or telegram channels!!

  • [in progress] We are working on moving away from rewards distributions to users claiming them instead, thus removing the distribution threshold. You will be able to claim unlocked rewards once per two weeks.

Community ๐Ÿ‘ช

We are hiring! Please take a look at the position information below if you are interested in working with the Akropolis team!

  • VP Business Development - this role includes:

    • Developing growth strategies and plans to increase user base & TVL;

    • Managing and retaining relationships with existing partners;

    • Searching for new partnership/integration opportunities & proactively leading them;

    • Having an in-depth knowledge of DeFi products and value proposition;

    • Writing business proposals;

    • Negotiations with stakeholders/partners ;

    • Identifying and mapping business strengths and customer needs;

    • Researching business opportunities and viable income streams;

    • Following industry trends & new product development opportunities;

    • Reporting on successes and areas needing improvements;

  • Solidity Developers - this role includes:

    • Identifying & implementing complex yield-generation strategies on different chains;

    • Work with development team, product owner, and designers to turn vision into a functional software while following deadlines;

    • Develop high-quality code by following best practices in the space & make it maintainable, performant, accessible and precise;

    • Perform internal code reviews & audits ;

    • Being proactive & contribute to the team engineering processes and workflow;

    • Collaborate with relevant DeFi projects to discover optimal solutions for our needs;

    • Keep yourself updated with DeFi ecosystem updates & contribute ideas relevant to the product.

  • DeFi Research Analyst - this role includes:

    • Research into different protocols we could use for new strategies implementation;

    • Analysis on different research proposals and solutions;

    • Creating technical & product explainers on different protocols;

    • Suggesting new features & improvements to the base platform;

    • Working with engineering team to architect, spec and code strategies;

    • Engage with users on Discord etc. and help them with financial questions;

    • Understand and look deeply into lots of new DeFi products.

If you are interested in any of these positions, please email your CV, along with your GitHub profile to team@akropolis.io with the subject line:  

Akropolis Team | โ€œJob Titleโ€

Fin

As always, feel free to reach out to us on our social media channels and thank you for your continued support!

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