HQ: Brno, Czech Republic
1. Proposal introduction (What)
BlockMove will operate a P-rep node with decentralization in mind - bare metal configuration with highest tier SLA and DDOS protection.
We believe the long term growth can only be achieved through utility and stakeholders having the right amount of enthusiasm and expectations. This will be achieved by:
Educating the community members
Organizing local meetups and hackathons
Onboarding talented people
Financially supporting activities aimed at increasing the utility of the network
2. Motivation of the proposal (Why)
This is a historical moment when the public starts to shape the future of ICON and we want to be a part of it! We are well positioned to increase its decentralization and stimulate its future growth.
Czech Republic has a thriving crypto community, it is home to the first bitcoin pool ever - Slush Pool and industry leaders such as SatoshiLabs (Trezor hardware wallet) or General Bytes (the largest cryptocurrency ATM machine producer in the world).
We are positive there is a lot of talent here that we can onboard.
3. Execution plan of the proposal (How)
P-rep node - concentration of AWS instances among P-reps is alarming so we will set up a bare metal server located in top tier data centre in France while aiming for near 100% uptime.
Educating the community members - we propose to create educational materials about ICON for beginners, followed up by a short quiz and getting a reward in ICX upon its successful completion.
Organizing local meetups and hackathons - we will reach out to local crypto communities and organize these events in cooperation with them.
Onboarding talented people - our network and community events will be leveraged to reach out to talented individuals.
Financially supporting activities aimed at increasing the utility of the network - we will be open to early projects building on ICON and possibly invest in such initiatives together with other P-reps.
BlockMove will also take part in all governance related votes.
4. Expected timeline of the proposal (When)
BlockMove already participated in both ICON’s testnets (node Europa).
Mainnet node will be set up according to ICONSENSUS schedule.
Supporting activities will be ongoing throughout the election process.
Nonprofit organization will be established after successful election (ETA 2 weeks).
Hiring additional team members (ETA 2 months).
Organizing and sponsoring hackathon (ETA 3 months).
Expected Network Information