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Loadpipe Foundation Week Update July 22, 2024 – Map025

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update July 22, 2024 – Map025

Full week back post-EthCC and still deep in strategic discussions and de-briefings. One of our top discussions is when to put out our MVP (minimum viable product). We have had the current “project raft” up since end of January now on testnet. Have had some people...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update July 15, 2024 – Map024

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update July 15, 2024 – Map024

Post EthCC week! Garo, Beau, and Mike had an action packed week last week in Brussels, Belgium going through sessions, side events, networking, dinners, and pitches. This week will be a STRATEGIC week. We will reflect on all the connections and content. How to align...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update July 8, 2024 – Map023

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update July 8, 2024 – Map023

Greetings from EthCC conference in Brussels, Belgium! This is the big day - Beau, Garo, and Mike are here representing - preparing to present our first decom marketplace - Hamza. The product team has been hard at work getting the final demo ready and we plan to flip...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update July 1, 2024 – Map022

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update July 1, 2024 – Map022

The final week before EthCC and the demo of Hamza! Beau, Garo, and Mike will be heading there this weekend and representing the team as best as possible. The timing of this conference and demo is timely. We are halfway through the year and at a point where we need to...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update June 24, 2024 – Map021

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update June 24, 2024 – Map021

We are all in for Hazma marketplace. Less than 2 weeks to go for Eth CC in Brussels. Demo is looking solid, on a staging server for us to review on the business side. We are having calls going through the flow and UX (user experience) of it.  Bug testing and ensuring...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update June 17, 2024 – Map020

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update June 17, 2024 – Map020

Mike is “back” from an intense 3 week business development trip in China and Vietnam. Lots to unpack and already making various introductions to team members here to scale up faster and grow more efficiently. The Hamza marketplace demo is on track for EthCC / July 8,...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update June 10, 2024 – Map019

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update June 10, 2024 – Map019

Hamza marketplace is heating up - seeing the internal testing site and the growing development team and am excited on what we are seeing. True workflow between the product team and design team. Last Friday had another nice “kumbaya” call where we went through Feb,...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update June 3, 2024 – Map018

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update June 3, 2024 – Map018

Last week hearing a lot of positive vibes from various teams and departments - that we are in a groove and in a flow state. Many people underestimate the delicate process of an early stage project in the PEOPLE. We have dedicated quite some time on aligning as a team,...

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 17: Tokenomics

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 17: Tokenomics

Summary: Agenda and Goals: The meeting started with a brief overview of the agenda and the need to address several issues before the June 1 deadline, including discussions on independent distribution agreements for individual members. Pre-Round Status: The pre-round...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update May 27, 2024 – Map017

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update May 27, 2024 – Map017

Six weeks til demo of Loadpipe protocol’s first MVM (multi vendor marketplace): Hamza - at EthCC in Brussels! Had a weekend discussion with John on the product development feature priority list - and super excited to be able to show this beauty off at EthCC. We are...

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 15: Tokenomics 13

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 15: Tokenomics 13

Summary: The first retroactive voting round for 2023 is ongoing, with most members having voted. Specific members like Alex and Andre have yet to vote, and the distribution of votes is visible to all. The second voting round has opened, covering the period from...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update May 20, 2024 – Map016

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update May 20, 2024 – Map016

As I type “foundation” in the title, that is exactly what we are building. Still in our infancy, we must get the core team aligned, confirmed, and in the right position. Last Week: So the last couple weeks has been a bit more extra energy on this. As well as dealing...

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 14: Tokenomics 12

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 14: Tokenomics 12

The Loadpipe Community Town Hall 14 focused on enhancing momentum and participation in their tokenomics system, emphasizing the need for consistent practices to reduce resistance. Key discussions included deciding on team structures, their roles, and how to allocate...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update May 13, 2024 – Map015

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update May 13, 2024 – Map015

Back in Thailand after an intense half week in Hong Kong, talking all things Bitcoin and Web3. A lot - a LOT of energy and momentum in this new cycle - and Loadpipe is positioning itself as best it can. Product Side - adding more developer resources, structuring the...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update May 6, 2024 – Map014

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update May 6, 2024 – Map014

Lots in the works! Product team: Last week we have a staging server setup with our crypto native ecommerce marketplace, and have had the marketing team reviewing it for feedback for the product team. It is coming alive! Business Development team: Researching which...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Apr 29, 2024 – Map013

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Apr 29, 2024 – Map013

This past weekend Loadpipe was an instrumental supporter of the first ever decentralized naming hackathon in Hanoi, Vietnam. Met a lot of talented developers here and will be discussing various ways to integrate Handshake, Loadpipe, and this budding talent pool in...

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 12: Tokenomics 10

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 12: Tokenomics 10

The meeting begins with an overview of the current structure, inviting questions and clarifications. The system is described as a vertical hierarchy with two DAOs overseeing services to lower tiers. Discussions include determining voting power, protocol and Hamza DAO...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Apr 22, 2024 – Map012

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Apr 22, 2024 – Map012

The IT department has been moving along well, and now the focus has been on getting the BD/marketing/fundraising team up to match. The last 2 weeks have been building up to that with additions and adjustments in the team. This week: * IT team will get a demo site...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Apr 14, 2024 – Map011

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Apr 14, 2024 – Map011

Last week was an intense amount of community calls and team calls! Monday and Friday last week we had tokenomics call - which highlighted still some confusion in which we need to streamline. Yet normal and healthy in an early stage project, and exciting! Also last...

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 11: Tokenomics 9

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 11: Tokenomics 9

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 11 focused on Tokenomics 9, with discussions ranging from cultural references to plans for upcoming events like ECC in Brussels. Participants explored token flow in dispute resolution and distribution to vendors, judges, and...

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 10: State of Loadpipe Blockchain

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 10: State of Loadpipe Blockchain

TOWN HALL MEETING 10/04/2024 Recruiting new team members, social media marketers.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAvHk-KhISo DEVELOPMENT Getting comfortable with Medussa Live site should be ready by next town hall (6 weeks) Alex says product development is on...

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 9: Tokenomics 8

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 9: Tokenomics 8

This session got more into the competitive landscape, understanding Amazon business model more, and overview of our positioning. James’s rough lite paper https://youtu.be/F5fYn-IDY1k Live chat history Alex — Today at 5:59 PM Didn't purse use amazon?  Did people...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Apr 7, 2024 – Map010

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Apr 7, 2024 – Map010

Product Side: Last week involved numerous interviews with developers! We conducted intense final round interviews, and we appreciate all who applied. This week, we will be reaching out to applicants. We made significant breakthroughs in payments. Marketing Side: The...

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 8: Tokenomics 7

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 8: Tokenomics 7

This town hall focuses on governance and its impact on token value. Participants discuss tokenomics models, including the leaking vault, which involves marketplaces locking up tokens for protocol use. They debate whether the system should prioritize a market-centric...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Apr 1, 2024 – Map009

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Apr 1, 2024 – Map009

We are deep into the final stages of the major parts of the LOAD tokenomics, having a weekly town hall on Fridays. Main question is who do we serve as the protocol - a marketplace or a vendor? The room is leaning more towards vendors but wants to have marketplaces as...

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 7: Tokenomics 6

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 7: Tokenomics 6

The Town Hall initiates with casual exchanges about weather conditions before delving into discussions on tokenomics, with James joining remotely. Participants explore staking mechanisms for vendors and transactions, alongside escrow systems. The proposed model...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Mar 25, 2024 – Map008

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Mar 25, 2024 – Map008

Regaining our energy after the intense events and hackathons 2 weeks prior! This week: * Interviews for backend developer to work with us on the Hamza marketplace. * More front end clean up of the new UI and fully crypto native platform. * Tokenomics getting closer,...

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 6: Tokenomics 5

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 6: Tokenomics 5

The Loadpipe community conducted a town hall meeting focusing on tokenomics and fee structures. Discussions revolved around monetizing marketplaces through fees, with emphasis on vendors' comprehension of these charges. A proposed two-tier fee system was suggested: a...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Mar 10, 2024 – Map006

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Mar 10, 2024 – Map006

Event week! End of a sprint session as well, which our team has always enjoyed as a reason to push hard and get some deliverables done. Last week we finished some wireframes and UI/UX screens of Hamza marketplace. Confirming some agreements with new team members...

Loadpipe Wins First Prize in Web3 Spring 2024 Ideaton

Loadpipe Wins First Prize in Web3 Spring 2024 Ideaton

On Thursday, March 7, 2024, the Loadpipe ecommerce project emerged victorious at the Web3 Spring Ideaton in Chiang Mai, Thailand, securing first place by popular vote! Event Information: Date: Thursday, March 7, 2024 Location: STeP - Science and Technology Park,...

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 5: Tokenomics 4

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 5: Tokenomics 4

Another Loadpipe tokenomics calls happened on Friday March 8, 2024 - 1 hour long, lead by James on the team. Diving deeper in a spreadsheet he made and how to reward good marketplaces in the ecosystem.  https://youtu.be/dfPxmxUhWAw Transcript: (00:02) yeah it looks...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Mar 3, 2024 – Map005

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Mar 3, 2024 – Map005

Last week Beau, our CTO, co-founder, left Chiang Mai, where he’ll be now in Europe working through the summer.  Had a few intense meetings and organization and admin - we are all happy with the massive progress the last 2 months while he was here (and when the project...

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 4: State of The Loadpipe Blockchain

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 4: State of The Loadpipe Blockchain

In the late-February LoadPipe Townhall, updates and deadlines for the project were discussed. James joined to focus on tokenomics, emphasizing the need for individual goal deadlines by mid-March. Efforts to build the community and address concerns of non-crypto-native...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Feb 26, 2024 – Map004

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Feb 26, 2024 – Map004

We are entering March, which is upping the stakes on our deliverables and roadmap. Very exciting times and here is what we have lined up this week. It is also the last week our CTO, co-founder, Beau is in Chiang Mai with us before he goes to Europe. Will make the most...

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 3: Tokenomics

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 3: Tokenomics

Another 1.5-hour tokenomics call took place on Thursday, February 22, 2024, on our Loadpipe Discord channel. Here’s the full recording and transcript. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/vWuyaB-9nc4 Transcript: (00:02) so I'm not quite sure where to start I think maybe let's just...

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 2: Tokenomics

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 2: Tokenomics

In this second town hall, we have specialized knowledge brought to the table, particularly concerning the intricacies of tokenonomics within the LoadPipe framework. Throughout our dialogue, we explore the nuances between LoadPipe and Hamza, delving into their...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Feb 19, 2024 – Map003

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Feb 19, 2024 – Map003

Welcome to our third week plan, time is flying! Last week: Town Hall 2 Highlights: Tokenomics An insightful town hall session was led by James, our new BD advisor, where we delved into tokenomics and had a captivating 2-hour discussion. Stay tuned for the recording,...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Feb 12, 2024 – Map002

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Feb 12, 2024 – Map002

Welcome to our second weekly update! Last week: Some exciting partnerships pending Partnerships with others who are also exploring ecommerce on the blockchain are in progress, though it's too early to provide specific details. It is blue ocean and we see anyone active...

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 1: Tokenomics

Loadpipe Community Town Hall 1: Tokenomics

Watch the recording of our community Discord voice chat where we discuss the tokenomics of Loadpipe Protocol. Gain valuable insights into the economic structure and principles underlying our project. If you want to join the next session, be sure to join the Loadpipe...

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Feb 4, 2024 – Map001

Loadpipe Foundation Week Update Feb 4, 2024 – Map001

This week! After last week’s intense events, including the launch of Project Raft Testnet (Read More Here), Ecomm Meetup & User Feedback Tuesday in Thailand, Crypto 201 Webinar Wednesday, and Startup Pitch Friday night, THIS WEEK we are taking a more laid-back...

Loadpipe’s CTO, Beau, Pitches at Yellow’s Meetup

Loadpipe’s CTO, Beau, Pitches at Yellow’s Meetup

Last Friday, Feb 2, 2024, Beau presented Loadpipe at a meetup, and fortunately, the session was recorded. We're thrilled to share the recording with you! Watch the video to learn more about our exciting pitch and how Loadpipe is revolutionizing the industry. Don't...

Opening Testnet, and Introducing the Road Map

Opening Testnet, and Introducing the Road Map

We are excited to open up and engage with the community at large. Starting Point: Project Raft We are here in our Roadmap: Monday, January 29, 2024, we are opening up “Project Raft” on the Hamza decentralized ecommerce marketplace, you can read about it here on the...