The report discusses Coinbase founder Brian Armstrong’s top 10 focus areas in the crypto entrepreneurial space. These include Flatcoin, Onchain Reputation, Onchain Ads, Onchain Capital Formation, Job/Task Marketplace, Layer 2 Privacy, P2P Exchange Fully Onchain, Onchain Games, Real-World Asset Tokenization (RWA), and Tools for Network States. The report also highlights representative projects in each area, their progress, financing, on-chain data, and social attention.
- Nuon Finance: A decentralized stablecoin DeFi protocol built on Arbitrum. It launched NUON, the first decentralized flatcoin, whose price fluctuates according to the inflation rate.
- Ampleforth — SPOT Protocol: A decentralized flatcoin launched by the DeFi protocol Ampleforth Foundation, using senior AMPL tranches as collateral.
- Galex: A Web3 data credential and reputation network. Users earn rewards by contributing to Galex’s credential data network.
- zkMe: Aims to build a zk-credential (Zero-Knowledge Credential) layer for Web3, providing on-chain anonymous user verification.
- Spindl: A Web3 measurement and attribution platform that helps identify the origins of users and what they have done on chain protocols.
- HypeLab: A Web3 advertising network that provides one-stop advertising materials and tracks advertising performance in real-time.
Onchain Capital Formation
- Syndicate: A decentralized investment protocol and social network, enabling communities to raise and invest capital in a simpler form.
- Commonwealth: An integrated platform that provides governance discussions, voting, and crowdfunding for on-chain communities.
- Investigate the Potential of Flatcoin: With the rise of decentralized stablecoins like NUON and SPOT, there’s potential for growth in this area.
- Explore Onchain Reputation: Projects like Galex and zkMe are pioneering the field of onchain reputation, which could be a significant trend in the future.
- Consider Onchain Ads: The development of platforms like Spindl and HypeLab indicates a growing interest in onchain advertising.
- Assess Onchain Capital Formation: The success of platforms like Syndicate and Commonwealth suggests that onchain capital formation could be a lucrative area to explore.