Ex-Revolut Exec Launches Governance Token With Backing From Galaxy Digital


U.Ok.-based decentralized finance (DeFi) startup Gro, based by former Revolut staffer Hannes Graah, has launched a liquidity mining product and a governance token.

  • Gro was launched by Graah in 2020 and acquired $7.1 million in seed funding from Galaxy Digital, Framework Ventures and Northzone. The agency runs protocols or autonomous applications aiming to offer customers a easy DeFi expertise.
  • The agency has additionally appointed Jake Chervinsky the overall counsel at Compound Labs, as a strategic advisor at Gro.
  • Graah advised CoinDesk the xGRO governance token will likely be used for on-chain voting forward of its liquidity mining program for customers of the protocol’s two foremost merchandise – the Gro PWRD and Vault.
  • Graah stated the xGRO token was distributed to members of the Gro DAO, which incorporates early customers and the Gro staff, and early seed buyers. DAOs and governance tokens play an necessary position within the execution of DeFi.
  • Two million GRO tokens (2% of the overall) will likely be distributed as neighborhood incentives through the first month and liquidity mining will likely be beginning Friday with 4 incentivized staking swimming pools.
  • “Using two tokens allowed the community itself to launch the DAO,” stated Graah. “Neither VCs nor team took part in the DAO establishment votes, so it was really driven by the community.”

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