WeDataNation | First App version | Round 17

Project Name

WeDataNation

Project Description

With this grant we will achieve our next milestone to program the first upload & import functions of the database. With that information it will be possible to create first insights to intense outreach to potential B2B partners.Additionally we will start programming our Web3-Information-Scraping project.

Final Product

Creating a platform to build datapools which contain the data of private individuals, who are willing to grant permission to this data via Ocean Protocol’s compute-to-data in exchange for a financial compensation. Using the existing infrastructure of DataUnion Foundation ensures the compatibility of the collected data for the use of third-party algorithms.

Core Team

Henry Griesbach

  • Role: CEO
  • Relevant Credentials:
  • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/henrygriesbach
  • Background/Experience:
  • Technical Trading Support at germans biggest retail equity market maker
  • Financial markets expert
  • External Advisor for the “financial Tinder” - Vickii

Raphael Hagemann

  • Role: Business Operations
  • Relevant Credentials:
  • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/raphael-hagemann-a03187152/
  • Background/Experience:
  • AI Student @ International University of Applied Sciences
  • Project & Systems Management and Regulatory Compliance at germans biggest retail equity market maker
  • Bachelor of Arts @ Banking & Finance

Martin Till

  • Role: Go-To-Market & B2B Strategy
  • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/martin-till-1091091a8/
  • Background/Experience:
  • Sales Professional - Go-to-market Salesphere (mVISE AG)
  • Business Development Manager (ETL Group)
  • Account Manager (Sage Software Group)

Paul Durau

  • Role: Social Media Growth Strategy
  • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pauldurau/
  • Background/Experience:
  • Marketing Enthusiast
  • Instagram & YouTube Consultant
  • Content Manager & Creator
  • Growth Hacker

Advisors

Robin Lehmann

  • Role: Technical Advisor and early stage supporter
  • Relevant Credentials:
  • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robinlehmann/
  • Background/Experience:
  • CEO, CTO and Co-Founder of DataUnion Foundation
  • Ocean Protocol Ambassador

Louis Schulze

Nathan Vandy

Max Zheng

Proposal One Liner

Creating a platform to build datapools which contain the data gathered from social media platforms of private individuals, who are willing to grant permission to this data via Ocean Protocol’s compute-to-data in exchange for a financial compensation.

Proposal Description

By aggregating as much data as possible from individuals, who are willing to sell access to this data a high value offer is made available on the Ocean market. This leads to an increase in the attractiveness for data suppliers as well as entities that are willing to purchase access to data sets for a fee; This leads to a positive effect on the transaction amount for Ocean market and an associated increase in the volume of sales.

Grant Deliverables

Deliverables for this grant :

  • Grow community to develop traction for the next milestones to achieve
  • finalize pitch deck, mockups and homepage for investor presentations
  • do our best to achieve further funding on 10th May and become part of SupraOracles Accelerator
  • take part in activity farming of ocean ambassador
  • develop more infrastructure
  • start launching marketing campaign

Deliverables from our last proposal (what we achieved last month) :

  • Grow community to develop traction for the next milestones to achieve

Achieved: Yes | Comment : LinkedIN, Discord & Twitter > 100 new followers

  • finalize pitch deck, mockups and homepage for investor presentations

Achieved: Yes

  • do our best to achieve further funding

Achieved: Yes | Comment : Investor pitch is last week of april / first week of mai

  • take part in activity farming of ocean ambassador

Achieved: Yes | Comment : ~ 10 activities finished

  • start building infrastructure

Achieved: Yes | Comment : Upload & import functions + database

  • marketing campaign

Achieved: Yes | Comment :3 Posts in Twitter & LinkedIN / week

Additional deliverables this month :

  • New team members for B2B-sales & social-media
  • New Advisor (Louis Schulze)
  • Established Connection to SupraOracles
  • Contact established to Web3 projects for cooperation

Value Add Criteria

Usage of Ocean Protocol:

We will add a significant data-consume volume to the network through finding a lot of lead-customers whose only way to analyze the data we provide is to purchase access rights via the ocean protocol



Viability very likely through four aspects:

  • Partnership and support with know how, infrastructure and development power of DataUnion Foundation
  • Chance of funding through the current participation in the final round of the Blockchain-Founders-Group “Superstars” accelerator program
  • Broad connected ecosystem inside the financial & startup branch, through 7 years of background from our CEO.
  • Worldwide networking through Blockchain-Founders-Group



Community active-ness:

Our technical advisor Robin Lehman (CEO & CTO - DataUnion Foundation) is a member of the DAO for many years. Our CEO Henry Griesbach and Raphael Hagemann as part of the WeDataNation core team actively take part in upcoming Ocean DAO events to support the community and establish more connections inside of this great project. Both are part of the ambassador program and do tasks of the activity farming.



Adding value to the overall community:

By establishing an easy way for private individuals to join a pool for selling their data the overall awareness of Ocean Protocol will rise. In addition the need for algorithmic programmers will rise, as this task becomes a significant factor to connect collected data to potential buyers via insights created from the data.



Funding Requested

20000

Wallet Address

0x22Fd7511362bD68976B6eD643C771dCDb7DFf501

Hi,

Thank you for applying for R-17!

Your proposal has been registered into the system.

Can you define what you mean by develop more infrastructure? This would help the community better appreciate the value WeData provides.

Can you please define your project category as well? It seems like the value add is for build & integrate, but the deliverables are for outreach.

We would also suggest doing the following:

  1. Saying hi to the community in #ocean-dao and sharing your proposal.
  2. Saying hi to members of the #project-guiding WG and sharing your proposal.
  3. Meet with the Guides assigned to you by the #project-guiding WG.
  4. Attend a Town Hall or Project-Guiding WG meeting to talk about your project and proposal.

Good luck on your pitches as well!

All the best!

-Christian Casazza

Hi Christian,

thanks for your support and questions on our proposal.

At the moment we are working on our first version of the app + connection to the backend.

As our main focus is on building an easy-to-use app for the utilisation of personal data through ocean market we decided to apply for the build+integrate. But as we see the perfect mixture by going for 50% marketing/investor communication + 50% developement it`s some kind of a discretionary decision here.

I would say outreach is a needed purpose to promote the app, that is our main goal.

Point 1-4 : Thanks for that advice. We are already connected to the Ocean community in discord, doing work for OPAP and taking part in weekly meetings :heart:

Best

Henry

Project submitted deliverables:

Deliverables from our last proposal (what we achieved last month) :

  • Grow community to develop traction for the next milestones to achieve

Achieved: Yes

Comment: LinkedIn, Discord, Twitter, Facebook, Xing > 200 Follower combined

  • Finalize pitch deck, mockups and homepage for investor presentations

Achieved: Yes

  • Do our best to achieve further funding on 10th May from BFG and become part of SupraOracles Accelerator

Achieved: Yes

Comment: Both pitches were successfully held and recalls were scheduled for a final investment or the agreement of a cooperation.

  • Take part in activity farming of ocean ambassador

Achieved: Yes

Comment: Our contribution to activity farming contributed significantly to the best result ever.

  • Develop more infrastructure

Achieved: Yes

Comment: App is being programmed according to the specifications of the Figma mockups. A team of three developers is working on : App functionality, upload-process and database setup

  • Start launching marketing campaign

Achieved: Yes

Comment: We published 10 tweets, ~10 linked in posts, 1 in depth article (“The rise of the dataverse”) in our blog and hired a social media agency ( www.3geeks.de ) who will take care of all social media channels

Additional deliverables this month :

  • All documents submitted, tax advisor and notary appointed for the formation of a GmbH in Germany, which will act as a vehicle until the formation of an LTD in Singapor takes place
  • Most renowned German professor / doctor in the field of blockchain gained as advisor ( Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner )
  • New teammember with massive expertise in writing scientific articles ( Elias Mendel from www.LunaVision.io )