Proposal “Crypto-Show-Renew“ (Active)Back

Title:The Crypto Show Sponsorship Renewal / Dash Cares / Remittance ATM Plan
Owner:Danny_Somthin
Monthly amount: 90 DASH (50479 USD)
Completed payments: 1 totaling in 90 DASH (5 month remaining)
Payment start/end: 2017-10-19 / 2018-04-15 (added on 2017-10-19)
Votes: 659 Yes / 139 No / 58 Abstain
Will be funded: Yes
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Proposal description

                 
The Crypto Show would like to extend its partnership with the Dash network by continuing a sponsorship for the show.  We would also ask for help starting a charitable organization we are calling Dash Cares.  The show has proven itself a s a great platform for highlighting crypto use cases in the area of giving and charity work and want to be exclusively involved in Dash branded charity work.  We are also launching a Dash remittance business focusing on Mexico and will be in possession of multiple Dash branded ATMs.  Our experience, combined with helping the Core team establish exciting relationships and on boarding new businesses has given us a unique place inside the Dash ecosystem and we would like to leverage that for more charity work as well as helping drive remittance networks through Dash.  This proposal seeks funding for all of these creating immense value to the network.    

The Crypto Show 

The Crypto Show is the longest running FM program dealing with cryptocurrency news and discussion and its hosts and producers seek the network’s approval for a sponsorship package for the show.  The hosts of the show are even more dedicated to growing awareness and adoption of the DASH network and currency after getting to know the Dash dev team and community over the past year.  The rise in interest in Dash has grown tremendously since the our initial sponsorship and we feel this is no accident and don’t want to see it end.  The show has interviewed most of the leading voices in crypto and other decentralized technologies, and feels that Dash is a great sponsor due to the features that set it apart from other projects in the space.  The team feels even more confident in presenting the reasons for the adoption of Dash to its crypto-minded audience. In addition, the Crypto Show has a successful track record of fundraising for charitable organizations and the show would like to continue to make Dash the lead sponsor of its work by naming its new organization Dash Cares.                   

The show continues to be a prominent voice in the crypto community and the team at the show believes strongly that highlighting Dash’s decentralized funding and governance model as the show would do, would continue to elevate Dash’s visibility and advantages in the space. This is something the show has strived to do on air and in interviews over the past 3 months.  The hosts Danny Sessoms and Chris Nenedal have cultivated quite a name and presence in the space. With experienced radio hosts at the helm and a spotless reputation in the community the guys at The Crypto Show have created a vast network of connections throughout the world of cryptocurrency (see sample guest list below).  The show airs twice a week on Sundays and Wednesdays from 8-10pm, a total of 8 episodes a month.  Due to its regular time slot on an FM radio station, The Crypto Show is the most consistent radio and podcast content provider in crypto because of its set time each week.  The hosts have made it a point to mingle Dash into their interviews with leading Bitcoin gurus to help raise the profile of Dash in the minds of some of the leading people in the space.  The hosts of the show are very much still dedicated to growing awareness and adoption of the DASH network and currency.  After interviewing most of the leading voices in crypto and other decentralized technologies, the show feels that Dash has been a great sponsor due to the features that set it apart from other projects in the space. Our website with the Dash banner proudly displayed: https://thecryptoshow.com/

Radio Sponsorship = 30 Dash/mo.   
Some Recent Media coverage mentioning Dash:  
https://sputniknews.com/radio_double_down/201708011056062551-bitcoin-end-the-fed/ 
https://steemit.com/dash/@cryptoshow/former-president-vicente-fox-wants-to-legalize-all-drugs-prohibition-does-not-work  
https://www.facebook.com/pg/thecryptoshow/posts/?ref=page_internal   

Public Relations - Dash Cares  

The Dash protocol has tremendous vision and we at the show feel that vision has not been communicated to the wider crypto scene effectively. A major hurdle for bitcoin has always been the negative press of scams or hacks.  But we have found that showing the ability for a coin to support charities in a decentralized way like the efforts of Bitgive, Sean's Outpost, FreeAid and others is tremendously valuable PR to the public and also helps a lot of people.  The show has helped dozens of charities with its work, even helping to raise over $12,000 for Ross Ulbricht's defense fund in a series of fundraisers it conducted.  We would like to continue to bring this kind of charitable attention to Dash.  With Dash’s help we were able to provide much needed assistance to the hurricane victims in Texas.  The host Danny Sessoms was able to deliver over 10,000 meals and thousands of towels, toiletries and other necessities to parts of the state that had lost everything.  Danny was also able to create a fundraising giant that helped the team purchase a Dash branded rescue boat to help with water rescues during the flooding.  This grabbed headlines across the crypto world and help give Dash the great PR it was looking for and helping people at the same time. (see below) We would like to continue this work in Texas but shift focus to helping people in Mexico as well with an organization exclusively dedicated to the Dash brand by starting Dash Cares.  The Show has worked with the charity Unsung for over a year, but feels that Dash deserves to have a branded charity because the Dash network was the largest contributor to our Unsung efforts.  Dash Cares will be something the whole community can be proud of and can help highlight the capability of Dash’s DAO while other coins struggle to make decisions for themselves.  

Dash Cares = 30 dash/mo. 

Check out some of Danny and the show’s work and the media coverage of Dash it generated. 
https://news.bitcoin.com/over-50k-in-cryptocurrency-donations-will-help-texas-hurricane-victims/ https://btcmanager.com/bitcoin-serves-victims-hurricane-harvey/
https://steemit.com/anarchy/@dollarvigilante/anarchists-big-business-and-price-gougers-helping-texans-through-the-flood 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGd_0MvP9yA 
https://www.dashforcenews.com/dash-leads-texas-hurricane-relief-crypto-donation-drive-dash-rescue-boat/
https://vimeo.com/233337927 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oOAb2c9Bgg 

Pics and Videos of Dash Charity 
https://www.facebook.com/thecryptoshow/posts/2017207021836001 
https://www.facebook.com/pg/thecryptoshow/videos/?ref=page_internal 
https://www.facebook.com/pg/thecryptoshow/photos/?ref=page_internal 

Mexico Remittance and ATMs 

The Crypto Show is in the process of establishing a pair of Dash branded ATMs for the central Texas area. One is to be placed in San Antonio and the other in Austin.  Hopefully, we will be adding more as we take on a business partner.  With Danny and his Dash volunteers shifting their work toward the interior of Mexico, the show’s crew would like to create a remittance model that could be duplicated elsewhere.  Danny has partnered with Bitso, the largest Mexican bitcoin exchange, to help facilitate a Dash/btc transfer process for Mexican citizens receiving Dash from abroad.  This will be a game changer, especially after Trump’s talk of taxing Western Union transfers to pay for the border wall.  Danny has made contacts with former Mexican President Vicente Fox and has discussed endorsing a crypto remittance model if there is indeed a tax on transfers by the Trump administration.  Below is a link with Danny meeting with Vicente Fox.  As with the Cannabis outreach tour funded by Dash, which Danny successfully made contacts with hundreds of dispensaries and industry leaders that are now set to work with Alt36, pending the release of their POS system.  This new direction plans on breaking new ground for Dash in the Mexican market.  The promise of bitcoin leading a remittance revolution with inexpensive fees is now a fading memory and Dash has the opportunity to draw lots of attention to that cause through efforts like this. 

Remittance and ATMs = 30 Dash/mo.  

https://steemit.com/dash/@cryptoshow/former-president-vicente-fox-wants-to-legalize-all-drugs-prohibition-does-not-work     

Dash and Crypto Show Highlights 

https://thecryptoshow.com/unsungdash-charitywork/ 
The most read article on bitcoin.com is about the Crypto Show’s partnership with Unsung that Dash has already helped sustain. Read it https://news.bitcoin.com/unsung-arcade-city-1000-meals/     

 “The Crypto Show has been instrumental in advancing Arcade City in Austin and globally.  Connections they made for us turned into two of our most important strategic relationships: Airbitz for Bitcoin payments and security, and Unsung.org for connecting our drivers with a social mission of feeding the homeless. Their radio PSAs and well-done interviews are the cherries on top. We’ll always be happy to partner with The Crypto Show.” - ChristopherDavid, CEO of Arcade City   

"The Crypto Show has been fantastic in establishing The Austin chapter of Unsung and it is amazing. The amount of good they have been able to do on a very limited budget is astounding. Well over a thousand meals fed in a very short period of time. A real asset to the Unsung community."  - Jason King, Founder of Sean's Outpost and Unsung   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-TdZsCb6zM&feature=youtu.be 

"I have worked with the Crypto Show in advertising the Texas Bitcoin Conference and other events.  His promotion was the most effective of all we used.  The Crypto show has shown a level of consistency and quality that has proved to be effective in promoting Bitcoin, Conferences, and businesses.  Additionally, they have provided great guests, information, and entertainment."  - Paul Snow, Chief Architect at Factom, Organizer of the Texas Bitcoin Conference 

Great article on Bitcoin.com about the show in which the Dash sponsorship is mentioned: https://news.bitcoin.com/crypto-show-discusses-bitcoin-radio/  

What Prominent Guests have said about Dash with the Show: 
“Your sponsor Dash tops my list [of altcoins].”  - Roger Ver   https://letstalkbitcoin.com/blog/post/the-crypto-show-i-like-big-blocks-with-roger-ver-and-justus-ranvier
“You [The Crypto Show] popped my Dash cherry.” - Adam Kokesh    https://letstalkbitcoin.com/blog/post/the-crypto-show-with-adam-kokesh-stas-oskin-from-wingsplatformai
“hey @TheCryptoShow what happens if you tweet #Dash.org #Anarchpulco.com” - Jeff Berwick  https://twitter.com/dollarvigilante/status/816743118536081408  
Broadcast Networks
TXLR 89.1 FM Austin, TX  
LTB Network      https://letstalkbitcoin.com/blog/category/the-crypto-show
Logos Radio Network     https://www.logosradionetwork.com 
LRN FM     https://lrn.fmBitcoinTalkRadio.com
Tastypodcast.com  https://tastypodcasts.com/podcasts/crypto-show 

Ratings and Stats
#1 Show on BitcoinTalkRadio.com
60,000 Plays each month on SoundcloudOver
900,000 Plays on Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/heryptohow/stats/plays/2017-09-20/2017-10-19
2nd Most listened to show on Let’s Talk Bitcoin Network after Andreas Antonopoulis’ show
Broadcast on 89.1 FM in Austin to the 35th largest radio market in the U.S. with radio coverage to potentially 1.6 mil listeners                                  
A Sample List of Some Past Guests 
Kim Dotcom, Entrepreneur and Internet Revolutionary              
 John McAfee, CEO McAfee Associates
Andreas Antonopoulis, Author of Mastering Bitcoin
Cody Wilson, CEO Defense Distributed
Amir Taaki, Dark Wallet
Roger Ver, Bitcoin.com
Alex Winter, Actor/Director of Deep Web 
Jeffrey Tucker, Liberty.me
Peter Todd, Bitcoin Core Developer
Pieter Wuillie, Bitcoin Core Developer
Paul Snow, Chief Architect Factom
And hundreds more...Check out our Soundcloud for more:  https://thecryptoshow.com/soundcloud/                  

Dash Guests on the show since beginning of Sponsorship: 
Even Duffield, DASH Lead Developer  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KANxcC_jRM
Andy Freer, DASH Developer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KANxcC_jRM
Daniel Diaz, DASH Business Developer  https://letstalkbitcoin.com/blog/post/the-crypto-show-with-daniel-diaz-of-dash
Juan Gault, DASH Evangelist  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrAEXgRqZFI
Amanda B. Johnson, DASH Evangelist  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sE4zVxHITY
Ryan Taylor, Director of Finance at DASH  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qi7OqlQClg4
Perry Woodin, Founder at Node40  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5u7HmVlkhEU   
JZA, https://letstalkbitcoin.com/blog/post/the-crypto-show-jza-tim-toten
Recap Budget                 

The show would ask for a 90 dash a month for a period of 6 months, a 25% reduction from last period.  We would split the budget as follows:33% - The Show Sponsorship (30 Dash/mo.) 33% - Dash Cares Charity Work (30 Dash/mo.)33% - Mexico Remittance networking ATM startups and travel (30 Dash/mo.)  This is a tremendous value for the price.   ScheduleThe sponsorship would last for another period of 6 months starting November 3rd and ending on April  3, 2018. If the network appreciates the effort we have made and feels it is worth funding in the future than we would present a proposal in the future. 

Regards,
The Crypto Show Team

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1 point,23 days ago
Thank you to all of the masternodes that supported us. To the no votes we hope to gain your trust in the near future. We're looking forward to creating more value than the expense incurred.
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1 point,29 days ago
I'd really love if you proposed in smaller chunks -- 6 months is a long time in Dashland. The coin's value could be VERY different then than it is now.

That said, still voting 'yes' because you're a great asset. If you ask for 6 months again the next time, however? I'd likely vote differently.
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0 points,29 days ago
Thanks. I'm sure it won't but it could go the other way to our detriment so valid point.
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0 points,26 days ago
You're sure the dash price won't over the next 6 months?
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0 points,24 days ago
I'm confident it won't go down significantly.
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0 points,1 month ago
I'm convinced the Crypto Show brings good value to the Dash ecosystem. I'm in. solarguy
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0 points,1 month ago
Thank you.
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0 points,1 month ago
Yes. Keep up the good work.
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0 points,1 month ago
Thanks I hope we can.
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0 points,1 month ago
you got my support, good luck.

On a personal note : i really appreciate what you did for those hurricane victims Danny, and i like the connection that the crypto show has with Unsung and the Dash Cares initiative.
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0 points,1 month ago
Thanks. I don't know how well I'm conveying the idea but it all works hand in hand. The numbers are really arbitrary. 15 goes to the other members of the show the rest will all be used for the project. I've been a contractor for 30 years in the construction industry and I predominantly worked with Hispanics so I know firsthand exactly what it means for them to send money home. I know where to reach these people on construction sites and distribution centers for construction materials. The message I need to get to these people is that every time they use Western Union they're putting Another Brick in the Wall and that we offer a solution that's cheaper and does not in any way contribute to the wall. That's the message. I think we can achieve that by having ATMs with a coupon code for 5% for those targeted at remittance.
On the Mexico side as well as other areas in Latin America because I do want to reach out to them as well. I think helping people in the earthquake areas will definitely show that that Dash has value and will open them up the idea. Bitso will definitely be helpful by getting them to add Dash to their exchange which they've agreed to do but even more so I think the Wirex card will be the easiest way for people to send and use the value of Dash.
On the Dash Cares front we have the people who redid the anarchapulco website rebuilding ours. We're going to have a separate web address that links back to the dash cares page titled dashcares.org we've already set up a Facebook page and a Twitter handle under the same name. As I stated in the proposal I feel like Dash deserves more of the credit for what we're doing than unsung. Often in these different news articles about what we're doing you always see unsung highlighted and Dash left in the shadows insofar as credit for doing the work . It's a great idea and website to point to when conveying the idea but I think we're actually already doing more than they are with the Dash funding. When we first got started with this on the unsung and arcade city idea here in Austin that news netted an article for Jamie Redman that today is the highest viewed article ever on bitcoin.com last I checked it was over 216,000 views. From that we were able to inspire people all around the country to start their own groups of unsung in their area. Those people then went out and did the same things. Hopefully we can inspire Dash users to do the same thing in their area. And furthermore inspire people who aren't Dash users to become one.
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0 points,1 month ago
https://www.instagram.com/p/BamrG3FHrv_/ this is the first step in laying the groundwork for remittance.
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-3 points,1 month ago
Voting NO. If the purpose is to market Dash, money is way better spent with adwords.
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3 points,1 month ago
Free Talk Live is getting 40 Dash for 3 months and they air 7 days a week.
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0 points,1 month ago
We have a lot more planned than just commercials for sure. We'll definitely be getting our hands dirty to make things happen.
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1 point,1 month ago
I hope you're aware that at some point, we'll have the new budget system and existing contracts will be stopped. FYI on the 6 months.... then again, that was supposed to already come out, LOL. Anyway, that's a lot of funds, so please don't waste them! Of course, you have been doing awesome work so far, thanks :)
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0 points,1 month ago
I've learned a few things along the way I think we'll do even better this time.
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2 points,1 month ago
Yes. About the Dash ATMs: They need to be on a low fee. Like nowhere near the 18% that it was mentioned below/above that some BTC machines have.
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0 points,1 month ago
And further I just had a discussion with someone who will be helping us with the ATMs and what we're hoping for is a coupon code that would give about a 5% transaction fee. We would Target this discount two people using it for remittance to try to grow that market.
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0 points,1 month ago
Definitely agree.
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1 point,1 month ago
What type of fees are you expecting on the Dash ATMs?
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0 points,1 month ago
Some of the other ATMs in town that are Bitcoin only by easybit are 18 to 20% I think we need to be a bit lower than that to convince people to use Dash over Western Union. I believe the other attractive thing for folks sending their money to Mexico or anywhere in South America for that matter is not contributing to the wall. Part of Trumps plan is extra taxes on the remittances. Our selling point should be every time you use Western Union you're adding another brick in the wall.
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3 points,1 month ago
I was hoping for more like 1%. Is that not viable for the ATM owner? If not, certainly it should stay below 3%, no?
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2 points,1 month ago
funding seems high
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1 point,1 month ago
It's going to be a ton of work and travel to get it done. We're incredibly grateful for the opportunity to do this stuff for sure. I believe we can pull it off not only in Mexico City but other areas too. I Will definitely be hitting the Latin American bitcoin conference.
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1 point,1 month ago
'If you fund it, they will come." -Voice of God/Universe from the film Field of Coins starring Kevin Costner
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1 point,1 month ago
That sounds positive so I'll say thanks.
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3 points,1 month ago
I only do positive. Your doing great-the only way to get stuff done is to build it, in reality-and you do a great job of that.
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1 point,1 month ago
Awesome thanks for the kind words.
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0 points,1 month ago
Thank you for always supporting Dash. Who knows how many you have turned onto Dash around Texas.
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0 points,1 month ago
It's been a pleasure
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-2 points,1 month ago
I hate it how we are getting back into this ATM phase :/
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0 points,1 month ago
I hate it that we don't have a better USD > Dash gateway. So....until we crush that problem to nothing, I'm ok with ATM's if that's what it takes. solarguy
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3 points,1 month ago
It's at least an easy point of entry for beginners. I think debit cards will be key as well for ease of use for beginners.
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