Talentum Growth Proposal (March)

Digital Collective application form

Section 1 - DAO/Project Information

Organization Name: Talentum

Proposal Title: Launch social activities for Near and Aurora communities on Talentum platform

When was your Project established? In Q2 2023

Project’s Category: Growth platform

Section 2. Previous Funding

Have you received funding for this project from any source? No, it’s a self funded project

Any source of funding. This may include NEAR Foundation Grants, and existing GDAOs, among others. Self funded, grant from Covalent

Section 3. DAO URLs

Project Website: talentum.id

Social Media Distribution Channels: twitter TalentumID

Is Your DAO/Project Targeting a Specific Country? No, we are open for worldwide users

Section 4. Applicant Information

Name of Point of Contact: Ivan Iakovenko

Wallet ID that will be receiving funds: near_talentum.near

Country of Residence: Ukraine

Telegram: i1yakovenko

Additional Relevant Links (add any other links to resources that highlight your work or involvement with NEAR ecosystem. This may include your portfolio, GitHub, etc.)

Partnership with Aurora

Near wallet integration

Section 5. Team Members

Please provide information about Team Members. Information should include (name, roles, near.social profile handles)

Evgeny (COO)

With 8 years of experience as a product manager in security, Evgeny has a proven track of acquiring new customers and bringing products to the market. Evgeny has business development and community programs for Oasis Network for the past 5 years.

Misha (Tech lead)

Lead blockchain developer involved in blockchain development since 2016. Winner and participant in various blockchain hackathons (Tech Race, Blockchain Hackathon Kyiv). Speaker of WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2023.

Artem (Front End)

Leading Front End developer in the web3 field with more than 5 years of experience. I was the main developer of a large blockchain and other web3 products in Japan.


Backend web developer, who has been developing various systems since 2017, has six years of practical experience and is familiar with web 3 from the very beginning of his journey, from small to high-load projects. Able to develop the structure and architecture of the application from scratch.

Vladimir (Blockchain Product Lead.)

Vladimir is a seasoned expert in IT and cryptocurrencies with over a decade of experience starting from working as developer to product and project management.

Diana (Web2 Product Lead)

Accomplished PM with over 5 years of experience in product, marketing, and development. An example of Diana’s experience is managing an Agile cross-functional team in parallel with numerous dependencies.

Section 6. Experience

What related qualifications, experience, or track record does your team bring to this initiative?

Short Summary of Your and Team’s Professional Experience:

I’m working since 2020 as web3 Community Manager and Promoter with a successful background in cultivating vibrant and engaged online communities. Proven ability to strategically promote decentralized projects, build relationships with key stakeholders, and drive community growth. Proficient in social media management, content creation, and organizing impactful community events.


Evgeny has been developing and implementing the ambassador program for the Oasis Network for several years. Part of the technical team has previously worked on a solution for a multi-chain payroll, which is now functioning successfully.

Section 7. DAO/Project Charter/White or Litepaper and Goals

Project Overview: Presentation with a short High-Level 6 bullet points summary:

Talentum is a Web3 growth platform.

On Talentum you can:

  • Build your crew of top-notch talents for the long game

  • Running your ambassador gigs to boosting your community’s strength with social and on-chain tasks

  • Project owners can create their talent databases

  • Chose and hire specialists to projects

  • Encourage individuals who have already demonstrated a genuine passion for the project.

  • Onboard, analyze, communicate, manage and reward community members in one place

(Mission, Vision, Core programs and how they align with NDC’s NDC CoA Vision, team, and requested budget for the next three months)

What Problem Are You Aiming to Solve?

Talentum is solving community and ambassador management problems by giving more detailed information about project community and providing growth of socials by hosting motivational tasks

DAO/Project Charter;

How can your DAO / Project achieve NDC priorities, goals, and KPIs?

We will achieve our user acquisition goals through gamified quests on our platform, supported by KOLs. We expect the engagement of approximately 2,000 unique users

Roadmap of your DAO/project, Milestones, and achievements


  • Working product

  • Integration of new blockchains and wallets (Near, Aurora, Sei, Aptos)

  • Partnerships with major projects, such as Metis, Aurora, Bware Labs.

  • Integration with new social networks (Reddit, TikTok, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook)

  • In-app wallet

  • Authentication via social networks and web3 Wallets


  • KYC & and dispute resolution system

  • Anti-sybil protection system

  • Educational modules

  • POAP integration

  • HR module

  • Web3 ID integration

  • In-app messaging

Section 8. Budget

Requested budget $5.000.

It will be spent on development of Aurora Payroll Reward system on Talentum platform. It will increase Aurora on-chain activity and community interest in completing tasks on Talentum and
streamline the management of the Aurora Starforce program.

What is the length of Commitment to Delivering Your Project? Will your team be working on this project full-time?

Talentum team consists only of full-time employees

Will your team be fully renumerated from this budget?

Team won’t be paid from this budget. This budget will be spent on developments Aurora based features and rewards for community in mutual campaigns Aurora x Talentum

Section 9. Project/DAO longevity

Does your project/DAO require one-time or continuous funding?

One time payment that will be spend for development of Aurora Payroll Reward system. It will increase activity and community interest in completing on-chain tasks

Will your DAO/Project device way of sustaining itself after this round of funding? Yes, Talentum is self-funded project

What are the possible roadblocks to the success of your project/DAO?

There is no roadblocks to success for Talentum project.

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