Proposal “estonian-community-building-phase1“ (Completed)Back

Title:Building Dash Community in Tallinn, Estonia
Owner:rullikas
One-time payment: 39 DASH (2710 USD)
Completed payments: 1 totaling in 39 DASH (0 month remaining)
Payment start/end: 2017-12-18 / 2018-01-17 (added on 2017-12-26)
Votes: 651 Yes / 22 No / 22 Abstain

Proposal description

Dear Dash family,

PS! We are very sorry for posting our proposal so last minute! Why we are posting so last minute is because we don't want to waste a whole month on getting this started here. Some of the people have already contacted us and asking when we'll start with the events. Over 50 people have signed up with their e-mails to participate next Dash events.

The idea for the meetup sparked during the Moontec17 (check the video here) conference. When talking to people we were asked too often where could they find more info on the subject.

Inspired by that in symbiosis with communicating with the core team, we hereby would like to present our new proposal.

Our bigger goal is to build a strong local Dash community here in Tallinn, Estonia.
First step towards this would be to start with monthly meetups starting from January 2018. The main purpose of the meetup is to bring people together, educate them, teach them how to use Dash and provide space to network with other like-minded people.


Agenda:
Formal Part
  • Dash presentation
  • Crypto/Blockchain related guest speaker
  • Crypto/Blockchain related panel discussion with Q A
Networking
  • Dash giveaway booth (creating new wallets and more in-depth explanation)
  • Possibility for freelancers/entrepreneurs to introduce their services to others (introducing and urging them to start using Dash payments as a payment solution. ROI- growing community)
  • Legal advice booth for entrepreneurs and freelancers for using Dash
  • Possibility to buy snacks and drinks for Dash (Instant send experience in the bar)
  • Crypto/Blockchain related guest booths

How to reach people?
- Via Facebook and Instagram Ads
- Via different community email-lists
- Via Word of mouth through our own networks
- Via Tallinn local Start-Up scene


The budget for 3 months:
- Venue
- Legal research for cryptocurrency as a payment on the local market
- Facebook and Instagram ads for meetup
- For Giveaway and Giveaway booth
- Team salary

Total 34+5 Dash (Proposal fee)

Keiu, Romet, Mihkel, Siim

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Discussion: Should we fund this proposal?

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3 points,1 year ago
I hope you still have time to pass. Voting yes
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0 points,1 year ago
Thank you for your support Beru!
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2 points,1 year ago
We need to get this rolling in tech-savvy Estonia. We have the budget, so why not give it a shot?
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1 point,1 year ago
Thank you Darkcoins!
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2 points,1 year ago
Kinda late. I get the whole enthusiasm thing, and in fact wrote a whole article about that. You are forgiven.

https://www.dash.org/forum/threads/proposers-skipping-important-steps-why-is-that-eagerness.19354/

Still, your proposal looks useful and necessary and not a bad price. Voting yes.

solarguy
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1 point,1 year ago
Thank you Solarguy!
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1 point,1 year ago
What assurances do we have of the legitimacy of this proposal?

We do not even have a name / profile / anything of the submittor?
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-2 points,1 year ago
Feedbands, highly inappropriate behavior for you to try and influence the voting on other proposals when you have your own proposal in the running.

You should stick to your own proposal.
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3 points,1 year ago
Pre-proposal: Building Dash community in Tallinn, Estonia
https://www.dash.org/forum/threads/pre-proposal-building-dash-community-in-tallinn-estonia.21964/
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1 point,1 year ago
You have my support, but i am curious about the different phases of your budget proposal project.

You are now presenting phase 1 to us, of which funding will be used to organise monthly meetups and which will cover three months, starting january 2018.

What will your other phases of your project include and when will they start ?
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0 points,1 year ago
Thank you for your support and constructive questions.

Yes, we have been brainstorming and discussing about the future vision of Dash integration here in Estonia a lot. Some of the thoughts we have had amongst each other and when being in contact with a Core Team member

> At the meetup we will educate/introduce possible merchants (freelancers, small business owners, therapists etc.) how to receive Dash payments. We will further collect a database of them and then share the list with the community so they’d have possibilities for using Dash for their services. (promoting the need of Instant Send)
> There is a seed thought for an event that will take place in the summer of 2018. More details will come soon enough
> We are keeping an eye on POS system solutions so that we could start introducing Dash Payment System to different merchants (restaurants first) in town.

These three months will be a great opportunity to observe and learn the needs and outlook of the local people. Then we will have a better direction for our next steps on how to connect Dash with people.

To back us up a bit we’d like to add that all of us have a wide spectrum of experience, there are so many great thoughts and a bigger vision that we’d like to share with all of you but let’s grow with results:)

Keiu, Siim, Mihkel, Romet
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0 points,1 year ago
Keiu & team,

As I know you from another proposal in Estonia, where I had feedback with you and I have reminded you when watching the video. I'll vote yes.

But I have decided that last minute proposals, I will always vote negatively even though I believe they can be a success.

This is going to be the first and last time that I liked the proposal, vote positively.
You have my support.

You have TonyG (your neighbor in Lithuania) working hard, he is going to set up a big blockchain center in Vilnius.

PS: Thanks for the video, it seems that you did a good job.
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0 points,1 year ago
Thank you very much for your support.
We got the message.
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0 points,1 year ago
This could be interesting, but submitting the pre-proposal a few days before due date and then submitting the proposal without enough time for feedback was risky. For starters, I have the same questions as others regarding cost breakdown.
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1 point,1 year ago
PS! We are very sorry for posting our proposal so last minute! Why we are posting so last minute is because we don't want to waste a whole month on getting this started here. Some of the people have already contacted us and asking when we'll start with the events. Over 50 people have signed up with their e-mails to participate next Dash events. (proposal edited)
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0 points,1 year ago
you got my Yes we need to build somthing outside of the US aswell
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1 point,1 year ago
Thank you! :)
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0 points,1 year ago
Seems very expensive. Can you provide a cost breakdown please?

Have you done meetups before?
If this does not pass I would be happy to help you start a meetup or presentation and get you going with something a bit smaller.


Dash Force Meetup & Presentation Program:
https://www.dash.org/forum/threads/dashforce-meetup-presentation-program.12802/
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2 points,1 year ago
Hi Mastermined,

Thank you for your feedback. The price we took is last 30-day average ~700€ per Dash.
We are organizing 3 events: January, February, and March. Based on the statistics and the interest of Dash here in Tallinn, we are scaling up to 75-150 people each event.

10 Dash - Venue for 3 events
4 Dash - Legal for freelancers and entrepreneurs
2 Dash - Giveaway for 3 events
2 Dash - Marketing budget (FB & Instagram)
1 Dash - Marketing set-up
1 Dash - For 3 videos, capturing our events
2 Dash - Outside speakers
12 Dash - Team salary for 4 persons. (three months)
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2 points,1 year ago
What will be done with any leftover Dash? Will it be used for a fourth month?
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1 point,1 year ago
Yes, fourth month. Or maybe even fifth.
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0 points,1 year ago
ok, that's good. I still say it is still very expensive but so are most proposals. i would rather see this as a 3 month proposal so we had more oversight but i will vote yes reluctantly.
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