Over the past few weeks, we’ve been “heads down” and hard at work on the product roadmap.
Here are the top highlights from the last few weeks . . .
Highlight #1 — The Alpha Release of Our API Is Live And In Use
We’re pleased to announce the alpha release of our API is in the wild and has experienced no known outages or downtime. We’ve got a long ways to go developing our roadmap but we’re making improvements at a steady clip. Feel free to go here and check out our docs if you’re an engineer and want to check out our docs.
If you have feedback, we want to hear it; feel free to leave us a message via Twitter, Telegram, or our contact us page. And if your a developer interested in testing our API, please complete this form and we’ll get back to you ASAP.
Highlight #2 — View All Of Our Data Through The Lens of Any Fiat or Cryptocurrency
Nobody else allows you to do this . . .
We now let users view data through the lens of any fiat currency or cryptoasset. Want to view the cryptosphere through the lens of $DOGE? Now you can. Are you an Ethereum Maximalist? Now you view the world through the eyes of the “one true currency” (whichever currency you believe that might be).
https://t.co/NTPHOUPIVK now lets you view data through the lens of any currency. Want to view the cryptosphere through the lens of $DOGE? Now you can. Are you an #Ethereum Maximalist? Quote everything in the “one true currency” (whichever that might be).” https://t.co/0G884GeYtV pic.twitter.com/9Oeh85PKZq
— Nomics Crypto (@nomicsfinance) March 29, 2018
Highlight #3 — Make Feature Requests With Our New Product Roadmap Portal
Want to request a specific feature or token? Now you can do just that and view or our product roadmap at the same time.
Highlight #4 — New Telegram Group
In addition to our Facebook group, we now have a Telegram community. Feel free to join and communicate directly with the Nomics team and community.
Highlight #5 — New Podcast Episode Is Now Available (Masternode Businesses & Going Public w/ Troy Wong of Neptune Dash)
My guest in this episode is Troy Wong, CFO and Co-Founder of Neptune Dash, which he took public in January 2018 in Canada on the TSX Venture Exchange.
Neptune Dash is the first publicly traded masternode company. They currently runs 18 Dash masternodes, each of which generates about 6.8 Dash per month.
Neptune Dash’s business reminds us of proof-of-stake and proof-of-work mining businesses, with some characteristics of direct exposure investment vehicles like the Bitcoin investment trust, but there’s nothing else like this business model around.
I’m presenting this conversation to you as part of our attempt to broadly cover regulated businesses with cryptocurrency roots.
This is an interesting episode because there are no direct analogies to Neptune Dash’s business model in the traditional financial world.
- The interesting origin story of Neptune Dash.
- An overview of how a Dash masternode business works.
- Why Troy and his co-founders decided to start a masternode business vs. other options, like starting a fund.
- Why Neptune Dash’s stock is in some ways similar to an ETF product.
- Whether Neptune Dash reinvests 100% of their earned Dash into other masternodes vs. diversifying their earnings.
- Whether or not the company plans to pay out dividends.
- Why the company doesn’t vote on Dash governance issues.
- Why taking a venture company public is similar to running an ICO.
- Troy’s biggest challenges and headaches.
- Why Neptune Dash’s stock price is trading at a premium to the underlying value of the Dash assets they own.
- What Neptune Dash’s organizational structure looks like.
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