Why I believe the key to the Web3 data economy is data professionals & blockchain data

Firstly, this doesn’t mean there aren’t other valuable use cases for Ocean Protocol or other ways to ‘go to market’ which indeed there are. Ultimately there’s many ways this could happen and they all benefit each other. As the saying goes, a rising tide lifts all boats. Below I explain why I believe the data… Continue reading Why I believe the key to the Web3 data economy is data professionals & blockchain data

How to find data providers that add value to Ocean Protocol

TLDR Some data providers might be able to provide data, but raw data on its own is not very valuable (relatively speaking). We should try to aim higher in the value chain. Data buyers don’t buy data, they are buying valuable insights or better performance for their algorithms. It all starts with a use case.… Continue reading How to find data providers that add value to Ocean Protocol

What makes a data provider attractive for Ocean Markets?

TLDR Both data providers and data buyers are necessary for Ocean protocol to be successful. At this early stage we are attempting to identify the early adopters/innovators on both sides of this transaction.  We need to identify data providers willing to experiment with this emerging platform and provide valuable data for equally innovative data buyers.… Continue reading What makes a data provider attractive for Ocean Markets?

Introducing 4 Data Provider Groups that feed data into Ocean Protocol

Data can enter the Ocean ecosystem from a number of different sources. Taking a birds eye view of the market, we can break this down into 4 key groups.  Experimenters Data Sellers Data Union Innovators Data Market Entrepreneurs I will be using this as the basis for the selection criteria for my proposal which looks… Continue reading Introducing 4 Data Provider Groups that feed data into Ocean Protocol

Why we should encourage feedback on NO votes – Ocean DAO Governance

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Recently the Ocean DAO had a round which was heavily swayed by NO votes very late in the piece, essentially blocking 2 projects from receiving funding this month. It brought the NO vote back into the spotlight after it was introduced (to mixed reviews) a few months ago.   A discussion among Ocean DAO members identified… Continue reading Why we should encourage feedback on NO votes – Ocean DAO Governance