Millions of digital products are pirated annually, causing substantial losses in the creator economy. Read more stats here.
We are building Mintyplex, the Web3 Gumroad—a secure digital commerce platform using IPFS renterd storage and on-chain certificates of authenticity.
It empowers creators to securely host, distribute, and monetize digital products without compromise.
Mintyplex benefits the following key stakeholders:
Creators: Empowered with secure tools for confident creation and monetization.
Shoppers: Enjoy the freedom to explore diverse digital products, purchasing with confidence and privacy.
Affiliates: Generate consistent income by promoting securely hosted and distributed digital products.
Sia Ecosystem Members: Hosts, brands and everyone in the ecosystem can create, own, and monetize digital products on decentralized storage, enhancing the digital content landscape.
How Mintyplex serves the Foundation’s mission of user-owned data:
Mintyplex aligns with Sia’s mission, providing a decentralized platform for content creators to own and control their data, fostering user-centric content distribution.
Amount Requested: We are seeking $9,500 for the product development and launch of Mintyplex v1 within 3 months. The amount will cover the following:
- UI/UX - $1,000
- Frontend - $2,000
- Backend - $2,500
Operational Expenses: $2,500
- Sia renterd storage - $1,000 in Siacoin
- Frontend and Database Hosting over 12 months - $1,000
- QA Testing - $500
- Launch Campaign - $500
- Incorporation - $500
- Tax Consultation - $500
Total = $9,500
We agree to accept grant funds in $USD via ACH or Wire, we agree to monthly grant payments starting with Development budget upon approval.
Timeline: 3 months from December 15, 2023, to March 25, 2024.
Blockchain Regulatory Changes: Mitigated through continuous monitoring and adaptation.
Sia IPFS Renterd Storage Stability: Addressed by regular updates and collaboration with the Sia community.
Open-Source Code: Yes, it will be available on GitHub.
Monthly Progress Reports: Yes, we’re committed to submitting monthly progress reports in the forum.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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We look forward to collaboratively reimagining digital ownership and building a thriving, evenly distributed economy for all digital citizens.
• We have downgraded the grant proposal for a Small Grant to build our MVP, as recommended by the committee.
• Since December 1st, we have secured over 130+ usernames through our waitlist.
• We recently announced our rebrand to usher in the new phase of what we’re building.