Akropolis Weekly Updates

July 9th, 2021

Data as of July 9th, 2021 📈: 

$9.29M TVL     2898 Members  26.41 % AKRO Staking APY 

Intro
Welcome everyone to another round of Akropolis weekly!

Product 🛠

  • We are proud to be supporting ETHGlobal and #Hackmoney2021 the event ends today!

  • We released another UI update!

    • We are updating product cards 🎴

    • We are updating product pages 📃

    • We are fixing other minor UI issues 👷

  • We are now regression testing the hack compensation page ✅

  • We are actively working on the Yearn affiliate token & our hack compensation plan, additional details TBA.

Things still in the works:

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

  • BTC strategy on BSC is in the final testing stages - more details to follow

  • We’re continuing to research & work on possible strategies on Polygon

  • 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 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.

  • [in progress] Finalising comp drop page - should be live soon!

Community 👪

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

  • Project Manager - this role includes:

    • Determine and define project scope and objectives;

    • Coordinating all processes inside the company, develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan;

    • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner;

    • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress;

    • Management of in-house and outsource specialists to get best possible result in tight schedule;

    • Setting tasks in our project management tools and control the completion;

    • Overseeing communication & project management connected to external parties;

    • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution.

  • 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 | “Job Title”

Fin

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