The wallet is the cornerstone of Maps.me 2.0 and represents a critical step towards the mass adoption of DeFi. It combines a number of moving pieces linking together the CeFi and DeFi worlds. It’s critical to get this right to ensure successful roll-out stages. We are excited to have received positive feedback on it so far and continue working through constructive suggestions.
Thanks everyone for tuning into the AMA on March 22, and a huge shoutout to Coin98 team for hosting!
Guest: Marco, the Maps.me ambassador
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Sure! I’m Marco, the Maps Dog, and the proud ambassador for Maps.me and its upcoming revamp. Maps.me is seeking to become your new financial passport to the world and the ultimate guide to your travel experiences. Don’t let my appearance fool you. …
Maps.me 2.0 is a reshaping of the popular Maps.me offline mapping and travel-booking app. Our new embedded wallet is a crucial feature.
Most users have seen our teaser video on Maps.me 2.0. In that video, we covered several key wallet functionalities, including safe and convenient payment options, affordable FX conversions, cross-border remittances, and the ability to earn interest on excess funds.
Most of our users are travellers, and we identified several travel-related and personal finance-oriented pain points including:
Our wallet’s core features address each issue accordingly:
Affordable FX conversions…
We’ve been guiding people for years. Maps.me is a trusted companion for 140 million users and has established itself as one of the world’s most popular offline mapping services.
Our platform is now opening new horizons for our users’ financial needs by providing them more choices and better value. We’re connecting mobile people with mobile financial services — through the power of decentralized finance.
DeFi is an evolving space. Its scalability comes with composability — the ability to integrate existing building blocks into our own ecosystem to generate value. …
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What is Maps.me and MAPS token?
Maps.me aims to be the ultimate travel companion with online and offline maps, an embedded wallet, and other DeFi financial services.
MAPS tokens provide utility for app usage, staking rewards, and votes for governance for Maps.me 2.0, binding its 140M users. Holding MAPS tokens will make users eligible for additional user services and discounts.
As the builders of an ambitious long-term project, we’re thrilled with the amount of positive and constructive feedback from the Maps.me and DeFi communities. Maps.me users, travellers, and DeFi enthusiasts are aligned in making MAPS successful.
After hearing your contribution and valuable thoughts, we’re happy to announce even further commitments to the long-term success of Maps.me and MAPS. Our early contributors and the team have agreed to additional token lock-ups, thus reducing the initial circulating supply of MAPS by 75%.
The updated circulating supply will start at 75m with a hard cap of 300m for the first year. The team…
MAPS and DeFi
DeFi has recorded extraordinary performance in 2020, with huge increases in userbase, product scope, token performance, and adoption. But the main headwinds remain: usability, scalability, and mass adoption. How can we achieve true global DeFi adoption?
Our answer: integrating Maps.me’s 140 million users with decentralized financial services.
Maps.me is the world’s leading offline mapping and navigation app. With nine years of history, 140 million lifetime downloads, and stellar ratings, Maps.me is beloved globally. The Maps.me …