Node Application 10658990328, submitted 2019-04-11 22:03:53

Respondent Id 10658990328
Application Date 2019-04-11 22:03:53
Application Language English
Applicant City Kassel
Applicant State/Province Hesse
Applicant Country Germany
What languages do you speak? German, English, Russian
What is your occupation? Project Manager/ Business Development for Blockchain Startup (
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Graduated Secondary or High School, or equivalent
Please describe your experience in the Crypto/Blockchain space, if any? 2018 Speaking at the Block9 Conference about Web 3.0 and the future of DLT . 2018 Took part in an online panel discussion about quantum computing and what it means for the blockchain 2018 Part of a project called “trusted blockchain”, initiated by my university and the KIT together with german industry leaders, sponsored by Bosch 2018 Wrote an Article introducing Blockchain to Enterprises and CEO’s for a business oriented research and analyst company in Germany 2019 Joined Blockchain Startup [url protected] 2019 Judged Blockchain Hackathon "Herothon" sponsored by QTUM 2019 Formal invitation for VeChain Summit 2019 in San Francisco
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Burgas, Bulgaria
Node State Bulgarian Province
Node Country Bulgaria
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? VeChain Mjolnir Masternode
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? Efficency and Stability
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? No foreseen ones as of this moment.
What is a reasonable maximum connection speed on which you could operate a BetaNet node in your geographic region? (Where 0 = 10 Megabits/second, and 100 = 10 Gigabits/second) 15
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 95
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . I don't know the needed wattage but at 24h/day and 600watt estimate, this results in 530 Euros
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator? (Where 0 = 1 hour/month, and 100 = 20 hours/month) 21
If you were selected to run a BetaNet node, would it run on your own hardware or be deployed to cloud-based servers? Both
In what type of environment would this server be located? Personal Home
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? No
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published Elixxir BetaNet node specifications? No
Yes (Please list specs)
Do you have hardware you would like to use but does not meet the stated BetaNet node specs? If so, please provide specs on that hardware below: no
Do you have past experience deploying servers to cloud-based services? No
Yes (please specify)
Why do you want to be a node? As a young, tech enthusiast I see the growing need for privacy, trustless trust and distribution of global value of any kind. I want to be a part of the fronteer to financial freedom.
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Facebook
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Reddit, Facebook
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? The possibility for cheap and scaleable blockchain integration.
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? VeChain
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Block9C, VeChain Summit, Blockchain Week SF (2x)
As part of growing the Elixxir community, are you willing to create content as part of operating an Elixxir BetaNet node? Examples would be node setup & on-boarding review vlog post, bi-weekly twitter update, medium review of on-going node operational process, etc. No
If yes, how much content on a monthly basis?
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit?
As best as you can given currently available information, please describe the value proposition of the Elixxir platform and how it differs from other current blockchain solutions.
Privacy by Default is a goal of the Elixxir Platform. In your opinion, why is Privacy by Default critical for the future of the internet?
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