Akropolis Weekly Updates

April 30th, 2021

Data as of April 30th, 2021 📈: 

$24.92M TVL   2868 Members   32.60% AKRO Staking APY 


Welcome everyone to another round of Akropolis weekly! The vote for AIP-010 has ended and we are hard at work brining new features to the UI - let’s dig in!

Governance 🗳

  • The voting for AIP-010 has concluded - you can see our tweet about it here! 💬

  • Here is a quick breakdown:

    1. ~70M Total votes 💪

    2. ~14.4% participation from staked AKRO 👊

    3. ~94% of votes in favor of AIP-009 and ~6% of votes in favor of AIP-008

  • AIP-009 has been added to our development pipeline and we will work towards implementing it shortly! ⏲

  • A new community proposal from Cryptoz (AIP-011) regarding AKRO tokenomics has been added to the governance discussion board! 🆕

    • Please give it a read and offer your comments!

Product 🛠

  • We are continuing to iterate on the UI and have begun adding support for Google Analytics to enhance user experience! 🙂

  • We are also in the process of building out some new integrations! 🤫

Things still in the works:

  • [in progress] We are still working towards the ability to swap vested rewards in the ADEL>AKRO voluntary swap ⏲

  • [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. 🤑

  • We are working with existing Yearn community members in the YFI Boarding school! 🎓

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

  • [in progress] We will be integrating yearn affiliate tokens for revenue-sharing between our protocols. For more information check out Yearn’s tweet about affiliate tokens here!

  • [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 👪

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

  • VP of Engineering - this role includes:

    • Provide thought leadership and lead on the definition, design, development and deployment of the Akropolis Platform.

    • Hands-on development on product solution while leading multiple technical teams.

    • Peer-review and enhancement of the existing code.

    • Own sprint planning and manage the releases of assigned modules.

    • Lead designs and code deliverables for the assigned modules across the sprints.

    • Build technical strategy, technology blueprint, and define tech stack best practices.

    • Ensure consistent best practices, process, and procedures for software development, quality assurance, and maintenance.

    • Work closely with the leadership team to identify risk and opportunities.

    • Guide and grow the technical team to achieve pre-defined objectives.

  • 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;

  • Head of Product - this role includes:

    • Take broad, conceptual, and complex ideas and turn them into useful products for our users;

    • Design and prototype flows and experiences that are simple and elegant;

    • Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the team;

    • Oversee the user experience and quality of our products from conception through launch;

    • Control deadlines and set deliverables for the current product, and create new products;

    • Develop & stick to OKRs and roadmap;

    • Create long-term growth strategy to increase user base & TVL;

    • Prepare reports, blogposts and other product documentation.

  • 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 | “Job Title”


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