Interop Insights Podcast Proposal

Project Name: Interop Insights Podcast

Description: Interop Insights is dedicated to delivering insightful Axelar-themed video content, crafted by a duo of experienced crypto professionals deeply passionate about the interoperability sector. Our content will illuminate the Axelar ecosystem, fostering a deeper understanding and engagement within the community.

Date: 03/10/2024

Contact Name: Rudy and Tyler

Discord Username: wholesomecrypto and primetyler

Grant Amount: 38,400 AXL

Project Description:

We propose to launch Season 1 of Interop Insights, a video podcast series consisting of 24 weekly episodes. The series will be shared via the InteropInsights Twitter account, Youtube, iOS and Android podcast apps, featuring panel discussions on themes like Axelar DeFi, RWAs, and NFT projects, as well as interviews with Axelar ecosystem builders, evangelists, and the Axelar team.

The content will include:

  • Approx. 50% themed panel discussions

  • Approx. 50% interviews

Impact:

The Interop Insights Podcast aims to significantly benefit the Axelar ecosystem by:

  • Enhancing community engagement through regular, high-quality educational content.

  • Driving awareness and understanding of Axelar’s technology, projects, and vision.

  • Facilitating a platform for thought leadership within the Axelar community and beyond.

  • Strengthening the ecosystem’s visibility and appeal to potential developers, users, and investors.

Goals, Milestones, & KPIs:

  • Grow the Interchain Insights Twitter account to 20k followers by the end of Season 1.

  • Achieve hundreds of thousands of cumulative Twitter impressions by the end of Season 1.

Deliverables, Milestones, & Timeline:

Podcast Launch: 15th April 2024

Runtime: 24 weeks, with weekly episode releases

Platforms: Twitter, YouTube, and podcast apps on Apple and Android

Additional Content: Two clips from each podcast episode posted weekly on the InteropInsights Twitter account.

Potential risks include:

  • Variability in guest availability, which could affect the release schedule.

  • Changes in platform policies (Twitter, YouTube, etc.) could impact content distribution.

Motivation:

As fervent members of the Axelar community, our motivation stems from a desire to create meaningful, educational content that keeps the community informed about the latest developments within the Axelar ecosystem. We see a gap in Axelar-themed video content and aim to fill it, enriching the ecosystem’s knowledge base and community spirit.

Bio & Past Work:

We are Rudy and Tyler, two interop professionals with a solid track record in crypto content production, social media management, and community growth.

Rudy’s Bio & Past Work: Founder and Host of the WholesomeCrypto Podcast, has immersed himself in the world of cryptocurrency since 2013. Initially drawn in as an enthusiast, he quickly became passionate about sharing his knowledge and assisting newcomers in navigating the crypto landscape. Since 2021, Rudy has taken his commitment to the next level by creating the WholesomeCrypto podcast, where he engages in entertaining, enlightening and thoughtful discussions with fellow entrepreneurs he’s encountered throughout his crypto journey.

Tyler’s Bio & Past Work: Former Digital Content Producer at abc27 News, Tyler has been a crypto enthusiast since 2017. With experience in crypto community organizing and as a Social Media Manager for Prime Protocol, Tyler brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Interop Insights Podcast.

Example of Relevant Work:

An insightful video interview conducted by Rudy with the founder of Prime Protocol, an interoperability lending protocol within the Axelar ecosystem, can be viewed here: Prime Protocol Interview:

This proposal reflects our commitment to fostering a vibrant, knowledgeable, and engaged Axelar community through the power of insightful video content.