Claim Your Account

Lets get you verified!

Verification Code

Great! You may close this page
after you've sent us the code on ideascale.

You will receive a confirmation once your account is validated

To verify your ownership of this profile,
please send a personal message to Lido Nation
on ideascale and include the code above.

Do you already have a catalyst catalyst explorer or lido nation account?

How is this data calculated?

Two Simple Steps:
  1. A human at Lido Nation manually comb through proposals 2 identify core members of a group. People denoted as such are listed on the group page.
  2. For these core member, a script finds all the proposals for which they are the primary author & attribute that proposal to the group.

Despite our best efforts to maintain the accuracy of the information presented here, inconsistencies may exist.

Questions or feedback about this data?

Send us a message

Photrek gravatar Photrek Claim Account How is this data calculated?


We Enlighten Your Pathway
Through research and development to accelerate innovation in:

  • Machine Intelligence
  • Agent-Based Modeling
  • Complex Systems

Community Reviews across funding rounds

Total reviews
Addresses Challenge
4.42 Star
4.5 Star
4.26 Star
Impact / Alignment
4.22 Star
Value for money
4.05 Star

Proposals Across Funding Rounds


Funding data last updated

Top of mind of Photrek in Catalyst

most frequent words in proposal details


The Team (1)

Members in Catalyst that have co-proposed with Photrek. Individuals may not be employed at Photrek. This is is is not representative of Photrek's full team.

Photrek Challenges (1)

Challenge: Prototype Diversified Voting Method

$150,000 Budget

<p>Can we implement a prototype demonstration of diversified voting and flexible funding for one challenge fund?</p>

Proposed in Fund: Fund 6
Budget 2.778% of the fund.
0 (1)

Photrek Proposals (8)

Design & Sim of Voting Influence

$50,000 Requested

<p>Blockchain DAOs, including Catalyst, are governed by one coin - one vote policy which is susceptible to oligarchic control.</p>

Fund: Fund 6 Challenge: F6: Distributed decision making
over budget Requested 66.667% of the fund.
0 (1)

Cardano Risk Profile Audit

$40,000 Requested

<p>Cardano stakepool operators face a variety of cybersecurity risks that they have not adequately prepared to defend against.</p>

Fund: Fund 6 Challenge: F6: Cardano Emerging Threat Alarm
over budget Requested 80% of the fund.
0 (1)

Improving Integrity of CA Processes

$15,000 Received
$15,000 Requested

Solution: Identify the community's best improvements on reputation and ranking and integrate these into the parallel effort on CA digital identity.

Fund: Fund 8 Challenge: Community Advisor Improvements
completed Awarded 15% of the fund.
0 (1)

Ruggedized DeFi

$49,000 Requested

Solution: Tools to assist developers in the verification of DeFi design and agent-based simulation of DeFi prototypes will stress-test proposed apps.

Fund: Fund 4 Challenge: F4: Developer ecosystem
not approved Requested 12.25% of the fund.
0 (1)

Diversify Voting Influence

$14,000 Received
$14,000 Requested

Solution: Design and evaluate a variety of voting saturation and aggregation algorithms that balances the influence of small and large stakeholders.

Fund: Fund 4 Challenge: F4: Distributed Decision Making
completed Awarded 28% of the fund.
0 (1)

Learning Dynamic Models

$95,100 Requested

Solution: Photrek will upgrade the Coupled VAE (CVAE) algorithm it is developing for the SingularityNETs (SNET) AI Marketplace to incorporate a dynamic model. CVAE is a risk-aware learning method.

Fund: Fund 9 Challenge: Dapps, Products & Integrations
not approved impact proposal Requested 1.211% of the fund.
0 (1)

Risk Monitor for SPOs

₳279,586 Requested

Solution: A Risk Monitor tool suite empowers SPOs with decentralized means to detect whether network-wide block production aligns with expectations from protocol so that reward distribution remains honest.

Fund: Fund 10 Challenge: SPO Tools & Community Projects
not approved Requested 5.901% of the fund.
0 (1)

Evaluating Democratic Pluralism Security via Catalyst Testnet Quick Pitch

₳499,895 Requested

Solution: Complete Catalyst testnet experiments evaluating the security of a range of voting methods from corporate, pluralism, and democracy. Communicate results with scientific presentations and publications.

Fund: Fund 10 Challenge: Catalyst Systems improvements
not approved Requested 14.003% of the fund.
0 (1)