Grant Proposal: Quidli (Feb 2023)


Quidli is a micro on-ramp connecting Web 2.0 apps and web3 assets for you to embed crypto rewards and incentives into your collaboration workflows to boost participation and motivation.

The app enables you to recognize your top contributors natively in your Slack and or Discord, and is mainly used today by community managers who want to leverage community engagement on social media. Quidli users include the community teams at ConsenSys, the NEAR Foundation, ETHDenver, OrangeDAO, iExec, Flare Network, Concordium, and CUDOS.

Quidli demo on discord:

Our proposal for The Graph:

We propose to you to build a light integration of The Graph to Quidli by adding GRT to our API and hosted app environment. This will enable you to seamlessly distribute GRT as rewards to the top active participants in your community directly in your Slack or Discord.

In addition to helping you internally share GRT within The Graph, this integration lets us offer GRT to our user base of 1000+ organizations as an option via Quidli’s open token platform.

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If available, please enter a link to your project below:

Are you applying as a team or individual?:

What type of grant are you pursuing?:
Project (one-off)

Please select the category your project best fits into:
Regional Community

Please select who you think will benefit from your project?:
Other, Subgraph Developers

How much funding are you looking for? (USD):

Provide a breakdown of your requested funding:
We’re asking for $2,000 in $GRT to kick off the integration work.

1st Milestone: first week

We review the necessary technical documentation (blockchain, smart contracts, token, etc.). If additional docs and or consultation is needed, we’ll contact you to get connected with the appropriate person/team for guidance.

2nd Milestone: second week

Integration should be in place, and we start testing to ensure the new token is functional and usable within our environment. FYI, we will ask you to send some GRT in order to perform these initial tests.

3rd Milestone: third week

Review the integration with The Graph.

Create & publish PR announcing GRT on Quidli as well as this initial partner with The Graph.

In the future:

  • We can participate in AMA session to promote Quidli to your Community.

  • We can provide you datas/personalized dashboard and engagement metrics.

  • Telegram integration coming in 2023.

Have you applied for (or already received) funding from somewhere else?:

If yes, please describe where you’ve received funding from and how much you have, or will, receive:

What’s your vision for how your project will impact The Graph and/or web3?:
Through this initial partnership, we can help The Graph build an awesome community and ecosystem by enabling you to effectively boost community engagement using token incentives. Sharing more tokens with community members can help you to establish a positive alignment flywheel leading to more contributions and ultimately growth towards your main mission and objectives.

With Quidli, you can:

  • Maintain a strong and loyal community by rewarding your top contributors in $GRT.

  • Create a culture of recognition amongst the The Graph community natively in your Discord.

  • Expand awareness of GRT to those outside of your existing community (the wider Quidli user base).

What can you share about any past work that is relevant to this grant?:
Our past partnerships:

NEAR Foundation:

  • Needs: The NEAR Foundation’s Community team was looking for more ways to engage foundation members and to build a strong culture of internal and external recognition using their native NEAR token.

  • Use Case: The NEAR Foundation is using Quidli both internally (in the organization’s Slack) and externally (with its network of external partners as well as in its community Discord) as a tool to reward good contributors in NEAR.


  • Needs: ETHDenver (SporkDAO) was looking for a way to increase awareness of their community to external members as well as to have wider distribute of their own SPORK tokens among existing members.

  • Use case: Quidli helps SporkDAO to on-board new members to the DAO by enabling the community to tip each other in SPORK. Quidli is also used during ETHDenver by community members who want to recognize and acknowledge mutual contributions throughout the period of the conference.


  • Needs: With plans to launch a community ambassador initiative, iExec was exploring way to incorporate RLC, their own token, as a reward that can be distributed natively in Discord.

  • Use Case: iExec uses Quidli to share RLC with both its community ambassadors who help to manage their open Discord as well as with community members who contribute to evangelism across social media.

Can you share any information about current/past web3 experience?:
Our team:
Justin Ahn - CEO
Previous experience: Helped launch high-growth e-commerce ventures in Southeast Asia, notably ZALORA & LAZADA Vietnam as EiR @ Rocket Internet
LinkedIn profile link:
Role: Justin is the project coordinator

Guillaume Figielski - CTO
Previous experience: As blockchain engineer (incl. Solidity), launched ChainImpact, one of the first blockchain dev studios in France. Senior full-stack developer @ French multinationals including Airbus, Orange, and Peugeot.
LinkedIn profile link:
Role: Guillaume oversees token integration and product management

Luke Vignal - Head of Business Dev
Previous experience: Account Manager @Zendesk, Ex-Forrester LinkedIn profile link:
Role: Will be in charge of the partnership coordination and marketing efforts.

Titus Decali - UX Designer
Role: Titus will be in charge of the front-end development

Luis Marquez - Back End Dev
Role: Luis will be in charge of the Back-end development

Why are you interested in contributing to The Graph and/or web3?:
For us, this is a unique opportunity to partner with a major protocol for web3 and blockchain date.
We’d like to have a positive impact within The Graph developer ecosystem, in order to increase the community growth and token awareness.

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Thank you for submitting your proposal. After review of the content, this appears to be a protocol grant application and is therefore not within the scope of community grants that the Graph AdvocatesDAO oversees.

You can submit your proposal directly to the Graph Foundation following this link: The Graph: Grants Application. Good luck!