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The worlds of aging research, biotechnology, finance and blockchain technology are rapidly colliding to drive progress forwards. Here you will find news and educational articles relating to these subjects to help you get an overview of the field in the context of financial issues.

  • CureDAO and Its Mission

    CureDAO and Its Mission

    Every day, 1.134 trillion megabytes of data are created. As that trajectory continues its upward trend, it presents both never-before-seen risk and potential. Although cyber criminals […]
  • What Is Gitcoin and What Does It Mean for Longevity?

    What Is Gitcoin and What Does It Mean for Longevity?

    Gitcoin is an online platform that provides the digital community with an opportunity to work on open-source software projects for pay. Additionally, the platform acts as a crowdsourcing platform for community […]
  • What Is a POAP and Why Does It Matter?

    What Is a POAP and Why Does It Matter?

    Some people store tickets as keepsakes; others hold onto other mementos, such as t-shirts, magnets, small metallic pins, or souvenirs of having visited […]
The Longevity Prize encourages progress outside of traditional science grants and systems.
  • What Makes a DAO Trustworthy?

    What Makes a DAO Trustworthy?

    DAOs, decentralized autonomous organizations, date back to 2015/2016 with the creation of Slock.it, a German start-up that soon became known as ‘The DAO’ or Genesis DAO. Created to support future Web 3.0 projects, The DAO was built on […]
  • How Does VitaDAO’s Decision Making Process Work?

    How Does VitaDAO’s Decision Making Process Work?

    DAOs have multiple options for decision making. Token-weight quorum voting works by having thresholds that proposals must pass to be accepted. Liquid democracy allows voters to delegate their votes to other parties to […]
  • How Does DAO Decentralization Work?

    How Does DAO Decentralization Work?

    DAOs are decentralized autonomous organizations and part of the wider Web3 infrastructure. They operate on a global scale by gathering like-minded people to form communities. Through a DAO, individuals and groups collaborate in a decentralized […]
  • How Web3 Infrastructure Influences Longevity Research Funds

    How Web3 Infrastructure Influences Longevity Research Funds

    Since it was first described in the early 90s by Stuart Haber and Scott Stornetta, blockchain technology has evolved relatively quickly. From its initial conception as a document authentication system, it transformed into its most well-known usage: a cryptographic ecosystem […]
  • What Is LabDAO and How Does It Work?

    What Is LabDAO and How Does It Work?

    LabDAO is a DeSci (decentralized science) organization that is focused on the execution layer of the scientific process. It intends to bridge […]
  • Using Ethereum and Other Blockchains for Good

    Using Ethereum and Other Blockchains for Good

    Blockchain has long been associated with volatile cryptocurrency markets. However, in recent years, the technology has been adopted for various uses, including legal contracts, managing assets […]
                 

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VitaDAO Funds Over $45K in Its 3rd Fellowship Cohort

Having received over 200 applications, VitaDAO recently announced the close of its third successful cohort of Longevity Fellowship funding. Having...

H.E. Justin Sun Talks Crypto Longevity with Lifespan.io

In October, H.E. Justin Sun, founder of the blockchain DAO ecosystem TRON, announced his donation to The Longevity Prize, a...

Challenges to Crypto Funding: From Winning Trust to Gas Fees

In 2021, the cryptocurrency market was estimated as having a market capitalization of around $3 trillion, almost equal to the...

Making Good Financial Decisions for Longevity

In a preprint published in Social Science Research Network, researchers have shown that it might be possible to protect people...