Genesis Shards: Helping early-stage projects navigate the DeFi waters

A DeFi project today faces a multitude of challenges on its journey to maturity. This includes but is not limited to community growth and participation, exposure, partner networks, etc. — all of which need to be brought together quickly and effectively in order to scale.

Building a sustainable ecosystem through Genesis partners

We aim to provide DeFi projects with the highest potential — with the best support possible early on. To achieve the vision, we have decided to bring on a group of strategic partners who will help the Genesis ecosystem function effectively and sustainably at scale.

  • Genesis Access shards
  • Genesis Ecosystem shards
  • Genesis Mentor shards

Who is an Access shard?

A Genesis Access Shard partner is a partner entity (institution/individual) whose role would be to bring in the most promising early-stage DeFi projects to the GenShards network. Shortlisted projects would then be added into the ecosystem and would be able to reap the benefits of Genesis Ecosystem and Mentor Shards.

What is the value for various stakeholders?

For the DeFi projects

Projects get access to top-tier partners for mentorship and exposure, and they also get a diverse and engaged community base early on in their lifecycle. Given the current speed of innovation and the pace of the market in DeFi, every single day is critical — and early support can be a complete game-changer to any project’s success.

For the Access Shard partners

The Access Shard partners can bring limelight to a project they see promise in and/or have invested in at an early stage, by bringing it into the Genesis ecosystem. In addition to the exposure, projects get end-to-end support from all possible angles and have a greater chance of succeeding.

We introduce our Access Shard partners

We are excited to announce that we have some top-tier VCs join our Access shard. The details would be released soon in future threads.

About Genesis Shards

Genesis Shards is a decentralized ecosystem powered by Polkadot redefining NFTs as DeFi options, creating a permissionless environment of interchain liquidity for pre-IDO tokens.



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Genesis Shards

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Transforming NFTs into a liquidity vehicle for Pre-IDO tokens and a whole new suite of DeFi products across multiple blockchains.