Concerto Programme — 43

Dear Friends,

Welcome to another beautiful week! Things are starting to settle out there; it feels nice to have a little bit more room to breathe and to really get stuck into what we love doing most — making badass music.

A crescendo is building and bhoy’ is this one going to be a banger. The Boosted Revolution is just on the horizon and we are super excited to showcase what we have been working on over the past couple of months.

There is so much to look forward to, it’s almost overwhelming. In the meantime how about you kick back, relax and dive into the Concerto Programme for this week.

Tech

Endless innovation. Beethoven X continues to showcase the creativity of DeFi and pioneer the next stage of financial technology. The new Boosted Pools on Fantom offer some of the creative and composable Boosted pools in DeFi, and the implementation of Reliquary unlocks a revolutionary new primitive for users. Boosted Pools are now going through the final battle testing stage. Soon Ludwig, soon!

Reliquary development is ramping up a gear. Levels, maturities, and visuals are the core focus for the devs this week. No matter the markets, we continue to take the tech to the next level! But even when pushing boundaries, we never rush. Safety and security are our core principles, and the devs are doing everything in their power to ensure the code is some of the hardest there is.

UX and simplicity are also a focus this week. We understand the confusion that arises when interacting with any DeFi application; unknown tokens and symbols only add to the complexities. Hence, this week, Beethoven X is trialling alternatives to present the Boosted Pool tokens. Instead of the mind-bending bb-rf-a tokens, the pools now present the underlying boosted token. Super fast, super slick and super simple, Beethoven X aims to become the most user-friendly DEX in DeFi.

Governance

Don’t you just love it when a plan comes together? The Guide Tones are a core part of the new Beethoven X DAO structure! Part of their role is to guide the governance process surrounding proposals. Before a new BIP can be put up for vote it first needs to be formally discussed by the community. Full steam ahead! Currently there are 2 new topics which have be put up for discussion in the Discord:

Infrastructure costs — In July there was a governance vote that passed authorising the treasury to cover infrastructure costs. The overarching requirement was:

  • Cost claims would be capped at $10k per month
  • Work towards reducing the average cost
  • Run it for a trial period, with it ending at October month end

We are now approaching the end of this period and would like the community to approve a 5 month extension up to the end of March 2023 Month End.

A Non-Profit LLC for the BeethovenX DAO — Throughout 2022, interested community members have evaluated the BeethovenX DAO’s options to form a real-world entity to provide the off-chain means for executing the DAO’s work and vision, further the goals of decentralisation and automation, and achieve a level of resilience. After researching and exploring a variety of different options, the recommendation is to form a member-managed non-profit limited liability company (sometimes called “NP LLC”) under the laws of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (sometimes called the “RMI”).

As always these discussions are open to debate for any member of the community. All of the topics above can be found in their respective BIP channels on our Discord.

Marketing

Over the past year, we have built a brand that has come to be recognised for its excellence, its care and compassion, for its community and most importantly its outrageous capacity for creativity.

Content creation continues to be a core component of our marketing strategy and is one of the major ways we differentiate ourselves from our competitors. However, there is always room for improvement and we still believe there is so much untapped potential to further educate new users and share the Beethoven X brand with the world.

We already have a unique brand image, encourage education, and offer kickass technology; the question then becomes: how do we take it to the next level? Over the past few months, we have been working hard to answer this exact question. The result? Two new initiatives have presented themselves, we can’t wait to share them later this week; onwards and upwards!

Ushers

Please welcome to the stage!

  • S0meone
  • Netrim
  • Sunfire

At Beethoven X, we are super lucky to have a community of next level Ludwig’s that are always willing to offer a helping hand. Recently we have had a few community members who have truly gone above and beyond. In recognition of their incredible work we have added them into the Usher role on our Discord. Usher’s take care of Discord server in a similar way as a moderator. Ushers aim to create the best experience possible and make every moment count.

We all hugely appreciate the work these Ludwig’s have done so far and look forward to everything that is yet to come! The community wouldn’t be the same without you!

Gauge Vote

Say what?! Round 24!

Don’t miss the opportunity to have your say in 30% of the BEETS emissions for the weeks of November 28 and December 05. Voting will be conducted via Snapshot and will go live later this week.

For more information on the Gauge and how you can get involved check out the following Medium article:

Hot Topics

There is a lot going down in the Beethoven X household and it can be hard to keep up to speed. Fear not, aspiring maestros, we have got you covered. Let’s take it one hot topic at a time.

In the spotlight this week we have a composition dear to our undead hearts — Balancer Tech! More specifically Metastable Pools and Rate providers.

Let’s dive right in.

Live Events

Weekly Community breathe: Feel like it’s all getting a little too much? The breath is central to many inner practices and plays a major role in the regulation of our nervous systems. From general well being to focused inner work, a consistent breath work practice is almost certainly going to add value to your journey. Join us on Wednesday at 12:00 PM UTC for a community breathwork session with Yogi Astralnaut.

OP Radio: Tune in and get crunk with the funk over on the Optimism Twitter. Join Daniel and Solarcurve this Wednesday at 15:00 UTC as they dive into story mode with some of the team at Optimism. This episode is all about inspiration, admiration and untapped possibility.

Bi-Weekly Conscious Conversations: Grab a cup of tea / coffee and come hang out with the community in our bi-weekly conscious conversations session. This is an open space to catch up, share and be seen. No expectations, no agenda, simply show up and be present. We would love to have you there. Join us on Thursday at 13:00 PM UTC over on our Discord.

Outro

We have so much in store to share with the community and we are excited to unleash the full potential of the Beethoven Experience in the very, very near future. It’s always a pleasure to be out here building and we are so grateful to have you all with us.

Buckle up, sit tight. It’s gonna be a ride!

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