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Tutorial: Leverage Gitcoin’s Firehose of Talent to Do More Faster

Kevin Owocki
Apr 18, 2018 · 3 min read

Gitcoin is a community of thousands of BUIDLers that are looking for projects to work on.

Because of this strong community of Ethereum developers looking to build skills, develop relationships, and earn some ETH, there has never been a higher ROI time to delegate work in Open Source Software to the crowd.

But not every Github Issue is a good candidate for a bounty. If you are an OSS repo maintainer, and want to maximize our Return on Investment (ROI), you might spend some time thinking about:

Return — The value received for delegating work to someone else. This can be:

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Gitcoin is a growth-formula for your OSS Repo
  1. The deliverable you, the Funder, has envisioned.

Investment — The resources put into delegating the work to someone else. This can be:

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  1. The time spent specifying desirable outcomes for your project.

Using Gitcoin, We’ve seen OSS repo owners:

  • Accelerate their development without the overhead of hiring anyone new

So how do we leverage incentivization mechanics to accelerate OSS?

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Tips + Bounties == OSS Accelerant

In order to leverage Gitcoin’s crowd-sourced development incentivization tools, lets talk about some best practices for maximizing ROI of the tool:

To read the full story visit: https://gitcoin.co/blog/tutorial-leverage-gitcoins-firehose-of-talent-to-do-more-faster/


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