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1,000+ Community Members, Unlimited Stories

You heard that right. We officially have over 1,000 Yenizens in the Yeniverse! The last time I wrote on hitting a milestone was in July when we became larger than Vatican City. At that time, we had 810 Community Members, which means we have grown 25% in a month (wow!). I absolutely love seeing fresh faces on the platform, but what I love even more is seeing the warm welcome they receive from our community. 

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How We Went About Building Our Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

The prevailing (and most popular) wisdom in technology circles when building software is that the early-team should make every concerted effort to launch their MVP as soon as possible, full-stop.

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Feedback Wanted: Our Brand Essence

To start, a confession: I was wrong, I’m sorry, and I hope you can forgive me as I really, really believed that this was going to be our final landing page before we go public.

But, it was not to be, and here’s why…

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Growing, Growing, Gone!

I’m pleased to share some exciting news as we’ve hit yet-another milestone as a platform and community: The YENiverse is now officially larger than the Vatican City!

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What Community Will You Create?

For starters, hello and welcome 👋🏻 to all the new #yenizens that have joined us recently! We cannot thank you enough for believing in us and our vision to build a technology platform that is worthy of the cryptocurrency and decentralized communities that it serves!

As you already know, we have a long way to go before our software is even close to being finished so your early support means the world to us and together well build something that we can all be very proud of!

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On Crypto Regulation and Staying Above Board – Example Letter to the SEC

Merriam-Webster defines FUD as an abbreviation for “fear, uncertainty, and doubt.” The entry in Wikipedia notes it as a “strategy to influence perception by disseminating negative and dubious or false information and a manifestation of the appeal to fear.”

If you’re in the crypto space for any amount of time, you’ll no doubt have come across some of this in some shape or form.

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Community Spotlight: Waqar Ansari, The First Yenizen to Reach $1,000,000 in Trades on YEN!

This is a special community spotlight because we are celebrating a milestone achievement on YEN. Waqar (icoNeo on YEN) is the first Yenizen to reach $1,000,000 in trades on YEN! At this rate, he may even hit $10,000,000 soon (#whale). I sat down with Waqar earlier this week to learn more about his story. Here is what he had to say…

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The Yeniverse is Expanding!

We now have 659 Yenizens in the Yeniverse (as I am writing this blog post), which means our community has grown more than 50% since May 1st! I have only been working on this project for two months, and yet, it feels like we have already grown so much since I have started and I couldn’t be more excited for the future.

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Reimagining the YEN Brand

Brand development can be a nightmare for companies, especially startups. Where do you start? How do you know your brand identity is good? Does our brand properly reflect who we are as a company? These questions can cause headaches for anyone and they certainly have for us at YEN.

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Announcing: The YEN Global Community Meetup!

The team working on YEN is completely distributed, but that doesn’t mean that we do not like getting together in person every once and awhile, and we believe that our community would like more opportunities to do the same.