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The value of Danger Valley
How are we going to build the next unicorn?
Today, I will tell you my plan how to build the next unicorn.
Let’s do simple math. We have 7777 ducks and 2222 pigeons, so total 10k NFTs. What floor price do we need for a $1B market cap?
$1B / 10k = $100,000 per NFT
I expect SOL to go to $300-500 on the next bull run, so let’s imagine it hits at least $200. That’s the minimum, for sure. So we need 500 SOL floor price.
We are trying different ways to increase the value of the Ducks. Some people could say that we don’t have a strict roadmap and that we don’t follow what we planned at the beginning. But that is our strategy - to try different things until we find our blue-chip project.
We created non-custodial NFT Staking when every project used escrow-based staking.
We built a casino-based gaming platform with a bunch of cool in-house-built games.
We created a raffle platform where every project can host their raffle with any SPL token absolutely for free.
And now, we are building xChess - a web3 chess platform, and Laboratory - the place where all Ducks will find what to do.
I talked to a few VC investors, and all of told me that move valuable in their decisions is the team, but not a product. We have the vision what we want to achieve for Danger Valley, and we are building it step by step.
How far do we plan?
Well, we have two different types of planning: long-term and short-term.
Long-term plan is for 1+ year. We are going to start the Season II in August, but we already write the roadmap for Season III. We already write down our ideas for Season III, and I know what’s gonna happen with Ducks on Spring-Summer 2024.
Short-team plan is usually for 2-3 months. Because most project can be built for more or less 2-3 months.
We stopped building the casino, so we are opened for the usual web2 marketing, of course with the elements of web3.
Our current main project is xChess, and it’s not yeat launched, but we have already started to market it. We’ve launched Google Ads and Facebook Ads, and testing creatives. People subscribe to our waitlist, and we already have a bunch of emails of chess-lovers outside of the Danger Valley community.
Second part of the marketing plan is to partner with a lot of Solana communities to host Team Tournaments. That’s how we call this unique tournaments feature. Nobody has it yet, no chess.com, no lichess, no any other chess platform. I am pretty sure there is a bunch of chess lovers in the Solana communities, and we are going to unite all of them.
What else are you building?
I do really want to win one of the Solana hackatons. To do that, we need to build not just a cool consumer product, but also innovate the tech. You’ll see one of these innovations on xChess. But that’s just a start.
I want to help other developers and founders to build and market their product on Solana. So most likely Danger Valley will launch a few dev-tools later this year. We are going to try them for Danger Valley first, and if we see the good traction, we’ll allow other communities to use them.
So, what about $1B?
There are a few steps how we are going to reach 500 SOL FP.
We will continue building consumer products and going to bring as many web2 users to Solana as we can.
We will increase the benefits from holding a Duck.
We will increase the value of $BEAK by giving it more utility in xChess, Laboratory, and our upcoming products. By the way, $BEAK will be renamed in the Season III.
We need more visibility for Danger Valley inside the Solana community. From the team side - we’ll partner with other Solana projects, take part in Hackathons, visit Solana Breakpoint, etc. But we also need help of you, our holders. Show your Ducks, set it as your pfp in Twitter, Threads, Instagram, Discord, TikTok, Facebook, Snapchat, etc. Be proud of the community where you are a part of.
That’s just the beginning.
To be continued…