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Augur: The Future of Prediction Markets: If Regulators Don’t Kill It First

 

REP is an investable token with a sound cryptoeconomic foundation. These positives are mitigated by a disengaged community and above average risk profile due to potential for regulatory scrutiny. Resulting in a token score of 37.5 out of 50.

Crypto

Economics

5 out of 5

– Defensible Tokenziation

– Aligns incentives

– Mechanism

– Generates value

– Network effect

Investability

4 out 5

– Disciplined capital allocation

– Natural demand

– Mechanism to capture value

– Brand

– Defensible

Distribution

3.5 out of 5

– Insider Skin in the Game

– Optimized for long term usage

– Equitable Token Sale

– Broad Distribution

– Limited Supply

Team

3.5 out of 5

– Track Record

– Skills

– Uniquely Qualified

– Built Distributed Systems

– Transparent and Ethical

 

Project

4.5 out of 5

Has users

Quality White Paper

Understand Landscape

– Unique Value Proposition

– Open Source

Scalability

3.5 out of 5

– Project Leads can Hire

– Roadmap

– Developer Experience

– Sustainable Burn Rate

– Distributed Usage

Securability

4 out of 5

– High Volume Nodes

– Distributed Mining/Staking

– Systematic Handling Bugs

– Untiered Rewards

– Easily Stored Securely

Decentralization

4 out of 5

– Number of Contributors

– Governance

Dispersed Ownership

– Functions w/o creators

– Global

Engagement

2.5 out of 5

– Protocol Adoption

– Active Reddit

– Active Chat Channel

– Twitter Sentiment

– Google Trends

Risk Management

3 out of 5

– Code Audit

– Anti-Fragile

– Funding Risk

– Attack Risk

– Regulatory Risk

 

 

Cryptoasset Investor’s Seeking Exposure to Governance: Should Consider Decred

 

Decred is an outstanding cryptoasset project with minor concerns regarding distribution and risk management. Uniquely combining proof of work and proof of stake to secure its network.

 

Experimenting with decentralized governance in the Politeia. Resulting in a token score of 45 out of 50.

Cryptoeconomics

5 out of 5

– Defensible Tokenziation

– Aligns incentives

– Mechanism

– Generates value

– Network effect

Investability

4.5 out 5

– Disciplined capital allocation

Natural demand

– Mechanism to capture value

– Brand

– Defensible

Distribution

3.5 out of 5

Insider Skin in the Game

Optimized for long term usage

Equitable Token Sale

Broad Distribution

– Limited Supply

Team

5 out of 5

– Track Record

– Skills

– Uniquely Qualified

– Built Distributed Systems

– Transparent and Ethical

Project

5 out of 5

Has users

Quality White Paper

Understand Landscape

– Unique Value Proposition

– Open Source

Scalability

5 out of 5

– Project Leads can Hire

Roadmap

– Developer Experience

Sustainable Burn Rate

– Distributed Usage

Securability

4.5 out of 5

High Volume Nodes

– Distributed Mining/Staking

– Systematic Handling Bugs

– Untiered Rewards

– Easily Stored Securely

Decentralization

5 out of 5

– Number of Contributors

– Governance

Dispersed Ownership

– Functions w/o creators

Global

Engagement

4 out of 5

Protocol Adoption

– Active Reddit

– Active Chat Channel

Twitter Sentiment

– Google Trends

Risk Management

3.5 out of 5

Code Audit

Anti-Fragile

Funding Risk

Attack Risk

– Regulatory Risk

Get It Together: ChainLink Securely Tying Smart Contracts to the Data They Require

 

ChainLink is a project with a clear use case driven by market demand. Supported by a strong team and an engaged community.

 

These positive factors are undermined by opaque distribution and minimal decentralization. Resulting in a token score of 33 out of 50.

 

Crypto

Economics

4 out of 5

– Defensible Tokenziation

– Aligns incentives

– Maintains Scarcity

– Generates value

Network effect

Investability

3 out 5

– Disciplined capital allocation 

– Demand

Mechanism to capture value

Brand

Defensible

Distribution

1.5 out of 5

– Insider Skin in the Game

Optimized for long term usage

Equitable Token Sale

Broad Distribution

– Limited Supply

Team

4 out of 5

– Track Record

– Skills

– Uniquely Qualified

– Built Distributed Systems

Transparent & Ethical

Project

5 out of 5

– Has users

– Quality White Paper

– Understand Landscape

– Unique Value Proposition

– Open Source

Scalability

3 out of 5

– Project Leads can Hire

Roadmap

– Developer Experience

– Sustainable Burn Rate

– Distributed Usage

Securability

2.5 out of 5

High Volume Nodes

Distributed Mining/Staking

Systematic Handling Bugs

Untiered Rewards

– Easily Stored Securely

Decentralization

1.5 out of 5

Number of Contributors

Governance

– Dispersed Ownership

Functions w/o creators

– Global

Engagement

5 out of 5

Protocol Adoption

– Active Reddit

– Active Chat Channel

– Twitter Sentiment

– Google Trends

Risk Management

3.5 out of 5

– Code Audit

– Anti-Fragile

– Funding Risk

– Attack Risk

– Regulatory Risk