@BananaRat - Nomination 7/2023

Personal Information

Discourse ID: @BananaRat

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheBananaRat

Nomination Statement

Concise statement on why you are running for the Special Council

Dear Esteemed Members of the Bored Ape Yacht Club,

I am writing to officially announce my candidacy for the Special Council. Known within our vibrant community as The Banana Rat, I bring a wealth of experience in portfolio management, strategic planning, and project delivery, bolstered by a unique ability to tell compelling stories that resonate.

My professional journey includes notable stints in Fortune 500 environments, where I led Project Management Offices (PMO) with a keen focus on efficiency and productivity. These roles allowed me to gain critical insights into strategic planning and implementation. In managing extensive portfolios, I have overseen the development and execution of long-term strategies that have consistently driven organizational growth.

In the fast-paced and ever-changing landscape of the metaverse, my experience in these areas will prove invaluable. As a member of the Special Council, I will employ these skills to drive our club’s expansion while ensuring our financial sustainability and success in the long run.

Beyond my management experience, I am a storyteller at heart. I believe stories have the power to unite us, inspire us, and ultimately, define us. By leveraging this skill, I intend to cultivate an even stronger sense of community within our club, bridging gaps and fostering deeper connections amongst our members.

Yet, perhaps my most defining quality is the spirit I bring to every endeavor. As The Banana Rat, I am renowned for my energy, positivity, and unwavering commitment to our shared goals. I firmly believe that this enthusiasm, coupled with my extensive professional experience, will bring a refreshing perspective to the council.

It would be an honor to serve this extraordinary community and work collectively towards propelling the Bored Ape Yacht Club to the forefront of the metaverse. I am excited about the potential of this position and eagerly anticipate the opportunity to further discuss my candidacy.

Thank you for your consideration. Let’s sail together towards a brighter future!

Sincerely,

The Banana Rat Has Spoken.

Motivation

Details on your motivation for becoming an ApeCoin DAO Special Council member

In the heart of this digital disruption, I see our Bored Ape Yacht Club, standing tall and resolute, embodying the core principles of this new era. We are more than just a club; we are pioneers of a rapidly evolving digital world. I am inspired by the collective spirit, the camaraderie that’s palpable within our group, and our united quest to create and enjoy this shared reality.

I see a team at BAYC that’s willing to push the envelope, redefine norms, and challenge the status quo, all while upholding the essence of joy and fellowship that brought us together in the first place. It’s the potent combination of this unyielding team spirit and the vast potential of the Web 3 paradigm that fuels my aspiration to join the Special Council.

In this role, I would strive to use my experience and energy to contribute to our collective vision, ensure the club continues to thrive amidst the Web 3 disruption, and guide us towards creating a lasting impact on the metaverse landscape. It’s time for us to sail together, harness the waves of change, and etch our indelible mark on this digital revolution.

Let’s navigate the future, together!

Sincerely,

The Banana Rat Has Spoken.

Rationale

Share relevant experience and skills that will bring value to the ApeCoin community

The Banana Rat here, ready to rumble and elevate our Yacht Club to the next level. I believe that our continued success hinges on three key factors – storytelling, strategic portfolio management, and efficient PMO delivery. Lucky for us, these happen to be my specialties.

Let’s start with storytelling. It’s not just about spinning a good yarn; it’s about creating a narrative that resonates, fosters connections, and builds a sense of belonging. That’s where I shine. As a storyteller, I can weave our individual threads into a collective tapestry that not only defines us as a club but unites us, making us stronger and more cohesive.

Moving on to portfolio management - it’s all about seeing the bigger picture, strategizing, and ensuring we are well-positioned for the future. With my extensive background in managing diverse portfolios, I can guide us towards making prudent investments and decisions that will drive our growth, enhance our digital assets, and ensure our financial stability in the rapidly evolving metaverse.

Lastly, PMO delivery - this is where the rubber meets the road. Planning is essential, but it’s execution that brings ideas to life. With a successful track record in delivering high-stakes projects within Fortune 500 environments, I’ve honed my skills to ensure that our plans translate into actionable steps and ultimately, tangible results.

Communication ties all these together. Whether it’s articulating our vision, keeping our community engaged, or facilitating effective collaborations, my ability to communicate effectively ensures we all remain on the same page, working in unison towards our shared goals.

As The Banana Rat, I aim to bring this potent blend of storytelling, strategic planning, and effective execution to the Special Council. Together, I am confident that we can navigate the waves of the metaverse, ensuring the Bored Ape Yacht Club not only thrives but sets the standard for all to follow.

Let’s rock the boat and shape the future, together!

Sincerely,
The Banana Rat Has Spoken

Specifications

Further describe relevant experience, including crypto and governance participation, and/or ideas for DAO improvement

Hello, my Bored Ape Yacht Club compatriots,

The Banana Rat here, coming to you from the vibrant intersection of art and technology. As a prominent AI artist and an extensive collector of NFT art, I exist in a unique nexus that combines creative expression with the transformative potential of blockchain technology.

Throughout my journey across the metaverse, from RTFKT and Stapleverse to the Gutter Cat Gang and beyond, I’ve become a key player and large holder, deeply embedded in these thriving communities. I have witnessed how art, expressed as NFTs, can forge connections, spark dialogues, and build shared identities within and between these digital communities.

My experience as an AI artist provides me with a profound understanding of the intersection between art and technology, and the unlimited potential it holds for our club. As part of the Special Council, I aim to leverage this insight to advocate for initiatives that foster creativity, nurture artistic talents within our club, and cement our status as a hub of digital art and innovation in the metaverse.

Furthermore, as a significant NFT art collector, I’ve had the privilege of acquiring and showcasing some of the most exceptional works the metaverse has to offer. This vast collection isn’t just a personal treasure; it’s a testament to the rich tapestry of creativity that flourishes in our digital world. It symbolizes the endless possibilities of what we, as a community, can aspire to and achieve.

In essence, The Banana Rat is more than just an individual; I am a bridge, a connector, a unifier, and an advocate for art and creativity. I am dedicated to making the Bored Ape Yacht Club not only a beacon of unity within the metaverse but also a bastion of artistic innovation and collaboration.

Together, we can harness the power of art, technology, and community spirit to position the Bored Ape Yacht Club as a leading force in the metaverse, driving unity, creativity, and progress across all digital realms.

Sincerely,
The Banana Rat Has Spoken

Concluding Statement

Summarize your statement as to why you are the best choice for Special Council

It’s time to chart a bold course forward, and The Banana Rat is ready to steer the ship. With a unique blend of AI artistic prowess, an expansive NFT art collection, and deep ties to thriving digital communities like RTFKT, Stapleverse, and the Gutter Cat Gang, I bring a wealth of experience and perspective to the table.

I’ve witnessed firsthand the power of storytelling, strategic planning, and efficient delivery in propelling communities forward. Combining this with my deep understanding of portfolio management and my track record in high-stakes project execution, I am poised to translate our collective vision into reality.

As a unifying force within the metaverse, I aspire to foster deeper collaborations and create synergies across various digital landscapes, driving the Bored Ape Yacht Club to new heights. With the transformative power of Web 3 at our disposal, we stand on the brink of a revolution. Together, we can not only ride this wave but also shape its course.

Above all, The Banana Rat symbolizes unity and the shared spirit that makes us strong. My commitment to you is that as a member of the Special Council, I will work tirelessly to ensure our club thrives, our voices are heard, and our collective vision is realized.

So, as we embark on this exciting journey, I ask for your vote. Let’s harness the power of unity, creativity, and innovation to solidify the Bored Ape Yacht Club as a leading force in the metaverse. Together, we can write our own narrative in this digital revolution.

Thank you for your consideration, and remember, The Banana Rat is here for you, always.

Sincerely,
The Banana Rat Has Spoken

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The @BananaRat is a legend from another world. Would be amazing to see you in the special council.

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Thanks, Srinigoes. I appreciate the support.
The​:banana::rat:was here.

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Love to see The Banana Rat running, Im a huge fan and know he/she/rat brings a wealth of knowledge in web3 things.

The :rabbit: :crown: King and The fluffle support The :banana: :rat:

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Hey @BananaRat you have a very fun and colorful presence. I like some of the bold visions youre advocating for. What else can you tell us about you? I’m curious to hear The Banana Rat tell us more!

@BananaRat
My number one question I am asking to all nominees is, in your opinion what is the biggest hurdle we’ve yet to get past in the DAO?

“The Banana Rat for Ape Coin DAO Council: Unifying the Digital World and Creating a Vision for a Unified Web 3.0”

:fire: What’s happening, my Bored Ape Yacht Club & Web 3.0 fam! This is The Banana Rat coming at you with a message that’s going to change the game. We’re living in a digital world that’s moving at light speed, and if we’re not keeping up, we’re getting left behind. We’ve all seen the NFT hype, it was massive, right? But let’s be real, it’s calming down. The storm is passing. So what’s next?

:boom: Remember the NFT craze? It was like a thunderstorm, lighting up our world with fresh possibilities and new beginnings. It was a time of roaring energy and feverish excitement, as we all raced to get our hands on the latest digital gold rush.

:sunrise: But storms pass. The thunder is fading, the clouds are clearing, and we’re starting to see the dawn of a new era. This isn’t a cause for alarm, it’s a call to action! Now, more than ever, we need to pivot, adapt and strategize for the long game.

:mag: What does this new era look like? It’s Web 3.0 maturing, it’s the development of DAOs, it’s the creation of shared digital spaces where everyone can thrive. This is our normal now - it’s not just about the initial hype, but the sustainable growth and development that will follow.

:dart: But here’s the challenge: How do we maintain interest and excitement in a world that’s normalized to such extraordinary things? That’s where I step in. As The Banana Rat, I am not just running for the Ape Coin Council. I am the ‘Great Unifier’, I am the bridge between communities, I am the driving force that will help us adapt, innovate, and thrive in this post-NFT hype era.

Time to Level Up:

:100: DAOs gotta level up, it’s as simple as that. We’ve got to pivot to a long-term strategy that doesn’t just ride the waves, but creates them. We’re talking about a plan that’s going to give us a sustainable, competitive advantage in the long haul.

:muscle: And you know what? It ain’t easy. As the Web 3.0 space becomes more accessible, it’s gonna be tough keeping everyone’s interest. But, we’re not just any community, we’re the Web 3.0 space and we’re built different.

:rocket: I’m not here to tell you what you WANT to hear; I’m here to tell you what you NEED to hear. The future is all about interoperability and shared communities. We’re going to rip the boundaries apart and create a unified, open Metaverse. That’s the play, that’s the vision.

:bulb: As your Special Council member, I promise to spearhead this transformation. We’re going to rally the troops, bring all communities together, and champion a vibrant, inclusive Metaverse. The Banana Rat isn’t just talking about change; I’m committed to making it happen.

:bell: But hey, I can’t do it without your help. This is your community. It’s your vote that counts. So let’s get out there, make some noise, and transform the game together.

:loud_sound: Now it’s your turn to speak up. Vote Banana Rat for Special Council. Let’s build our future, together!

Campaign Goals:

:rocket: Now let’s talk campaign goals, fam! You know me, I’m the Banana Rat, “The Great Unifier”, and I’m all in for Ape Coin DAO. But this isn’t just about Bored Ape Yacht Club. No, no, we’re going bigger than that. We’re expanding the Ape Coin community and going universal.

:globe_with_meridians: The future of our community doesn’t stop at BAYC’s doorstep, fam. We’re going to bring everyone along for the ride, from every corner of the Web 3.0 world. We’re breaking down the walls and creating an inclusive, open, and interoperable metaverse.

:handshake: This is all about unity. About bringing together Web 3.0 communities under one banner. And that’s the banner of Ape Coin. This isn’t about creating divides, it’s about creating bridges. The Banana Rat is all about connection, and I’m here to forge those links.

:mag: And let’s not forget about transparency. In the world of Web 3.0, transparency isn’t a luxury, it’s a must. That’s why, as your Special Council member, I’ll make sure all the workings of Ape Coin DAO are as clear as a summer’s day.

:bell: So here’s the game plan: We promote transparency. We expand our community. We create an open and interoperable metaverse. And we unite all of Web 3.0 under the banner of Ape Coin.

The Banana Rat is the Great Unifier!!!

:loud_sound: Banana Rat’s the name, and unity’s the game. But remember, I can’t do it alone. I need you, every single one of you, to back this vision. Vote Banana Rat for Special Council, and let’s make history together.

:earth_africa: The digital world is vast, with communities scattered across the metaverse. The mission, should you choose to stand with me, is to bridge the gaps, erase the boundaries, and bring us all together in one epic, unstoppable force.

:dizzy: Imagine, a world where every voice matters, where every idea has a chance to shine. That’s what I stand for, that’s the vision I’m fighting for. But remember, unity isn’t a one-rat show - it’s a collective effort.

:handshake: The Banana Rat is here to rally the troops, to inspire and motivate, but you, my friends, are the heart of this movement. Your voice, your vote, your participation - that’s what makes this all possible.

:checkered_flag: So, if you’re ready to see a more unified Web 3.0, to be a part of a movement that celebrates diversity and inclusivity, then join me. Vote Banana Rat for Special Council, and let’s make history together.

:rocket: The Banana Rat stands for a future where Web 3.0 is not just accessible and innovative, but united and strong. This is our moment. This is our mission. Let’s come together and shape the future we want to see. #BananaRat #TheGreatUnifier #ApeCoin #CouncilVote #UnityInWeb3 #TogetherWeCan

Partnerships & Collaborations:

:handshake: Partnerships, collaborations, alliances, call them what you want, but know this - they’re the secret sauce, the magic glue that binds us together in the digital universe. They’re the bridges between our islands in the metaverse, turning us from scattered communities into one formidable powerhouse.

:medal_military: As a proud member and respected figure in many of the top-tier Web 3.0 projects and brands, I’ve seen firsthand how the power of partnerships can change the game. We’re stronger together, my friends, and it’s high time we leveraged that strength.

:bulb: Picture this - Ape Coin joining forces with other leading Web 3.0 communities. Imagine the potential, the possibilities, the unprecedented progress we could make together. That’s the kind of future I’m fighting for.

:trophy: By casting your vote for the Banana Rat, you’re not just supporting a candidate, you’re supporting a vision - a united, cooperative Web 3.0 world where every community is heard, and every project is given the chance to shine.

:bell: Let’s rally the troops, join forces, and build bridges, not walls. Let’s show the world what the power of unity can do. Vote Banana Rat for Special Council, let’s create this future together. #BananaRat #GreatUnifier #VoteBananaRat #PartnershipsInWeb3 #UniteTheMetaverse #ApeCoinCouncil

Risk Management and Mitigation:

:office: With many moons spent leading large Project Management and Portfolio Offices, you better believe your pal Banana Rat knows a thing or two about navigating the high seas of digital projects. It’s all about keeping an eagle eye on the horizon, identifying risks before they become storms, and steering the ship clear of trouble.

:ocean: In the choppy waters of Web 3.0, with its evolving technologies and shifting landscapes, risk identification and mitigation are not just important, they’re vital for our survival and success.

:dart: As your Special Council, I’m not just going to take us on a leisurely cruise. I’m going to steer our Ape Coin ship, armed with the best tools, strategies, and my proven experience, ensuring we not only weather any storm but come out stronger on the other side.

:briefcase: The Banana Rat has many years of Portfolio and PMO management experience and has delivered many successful projects, where potential pitfalls were transformed into stepping stones. It’s this wealth of experience and knowledge that I want to bring to the council, to safeguard our shared digital future.

:facepunch: So folks, when you cast your vote for the Banana Rat, you’re choosing steady hands, a clear vision, and a proven track record of strategic planning, delivery, and risk identification and mitigation. Let’s navigate these waters together, ensuring a smooth and successful journey for our Ape Coin community.

:bell: Buckle up and cast your vote! Let’s make this voyage one for the history books. Vote Banana Rat for Special Council, let’s safeguard our digital future together. #BananaRat #RiskManagement #VoteBananaRat #SafeSailingWithBananaRat #ApeCoinCouncil

Digital Transformation:

:globe_with_meridians: Alright, fam, let’s get real about this digital transformation thing. We’re not just in the middle of a change - we’re pioneering a whole new world, the Web 3.0 world. Now that’s exciting, but it’s also filled with challenges.

:man_climbing: You see, digital transformation isn’t about switching from A to B, it’s about redefining what B can even be. It’s about pushing the limits, breaking down barriers, and writing our own rules. And guess what? It’s not a smooth ride. We’re gonna face hurdles, we’re gonna face roadblocks. But that’s okay.

:muscle: As the Banana Rat, I embrace these challenges because they’re the stepping stones to our evolution. I’m all about turning roadblocks into stepping stones. Let’s face it, a smooth sea never made a skilled sailor, right?

:handshake: But here’s the key: We have to take on this journey together as a Web 3.0 community. This isn’t about one ape, one penguin, one Clone X, one Azuki, or one Gutter Rat, it’s about our collective strength, our shared vision, our unified push towards the future. That’s why all oof our voices matters. That’s why your vote counts.

:bell: So let’s do this. Vote Banana Rat for Special Council. Let’s face the challenges of digital transformation head-on, together, as one unified, unstoppable force.

#ApeCoin #BananaRatForCouncil #DigitalTransformation #Web3 #Challenges #VoteTogether

But remember, I can’t do this alone. I need you, every single one of you, to back this vision. Vote Banana Rat for Special Council, and let’s take this journey together.

The importance of expanding beyond The Otherside:

:rocket: Folks, the world is changing - shifting from the physical to the digital, blending the boundaries with augmented, virtual, and mixed reality. Web 3.0 isn’t just about the internet anymore; it’s about this incredible, immersive, interconnected metaverse where opportunities are as limitless as our imaginations.

:globe_with_meridians: For us in the Ape Coin community and all web 3.0 projects, this transformation is fundamental. Companies that don’t lean into this change, that don’t strategize and adapt, will be left behind. But that ain’t us, folks. Not if the Banana Rat has a say!

:wrench: I’m talking seamless transition between Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Mixed Reality - a fluid, dynamic experience that not only enhances user engagement but drives real, tangible value.

:video_game: And it doesn’t stop there. We can’t afford to ignore the massive communities in platforms like Roblox and Fortnite. These aren’t just games, my friends. They’re vibrant, interactive worlds, filled with potential collaborators and innovators who can help us expand our reach and influence.

:bell: So, remember, when you’re voting in this council election, you’re not just voting for a representative. You’re choosing the direction we take in this bold, new Metaverse. You’re setting the course for our future.

:facepunch: Let’s embrace the change, dive into the Metaverse, and bring the Ape Coin to every corner of this digital universe. Vote Banana Rat for Special Council, and together, we’ll navigate this exciting new frontier. #BananaRat #MetaverseNavigator #ApeCoinCouncil #VoteBananaRat #Web3.0

Portfolio Management And Strategic Planning:

:loud_sound: Attention Apes, it’s your favorite Rat in a Banana Suit, the Banana Rat! Let’s talk about Portfolio Management - the cornerstone of strategic planning and resource allocation.

:bank: Managing resources is like playing a game of chess. Every move matters, and it’s all about strategic positioning. In the world of Web 3.0, we’re not just playing with tokens or smart contracts, we’re dealing with real resources, and real potential, and we’ve got to make every bit count.

:gear: Running a successful DAO isn’t just about having a vision. It’s about having a roadmap to make that vision a reality. This requires systematic planning, intelligent decision-making, and a disciplined approach to execution. That’s where my expertise as a Portfolio Manager comes in. We’re talking a 25-year strategic plan.

:dart: Ape Coin DAO needs a Portfolio approach for long-term strategic planning. It’s not just about what we do today; it’s about where we want to be tomorrow, next month, next year, and ten years down the line.

:bulb: With me on your council, I promise to bring that kind of strategic foresight and executional prowess. I’ll ensure that every decision we make, every resource we allocate, and every project we undertake is aligned with our long-term objectives and delivers maximum value for our community.

In Closing:

:loud_sound: Ladies and Gentlemen, fellow Apes, it’s been an incredible ride so far, but now it’s time to put all cards on the table. I’m The Banana Rat, your candidate for the Ape Coin Council, and I’m here to champion our shared vision for a Web 3.0 world that’s inclusive, innovative, and transparent.

:key: As the ‘Great Unifier’, I bring to the table a rich network of partnerships from top-tier Web 3.0 brands and projects, helping us to expand our horizons and unify our strengths. With a foot in almost every major player’s door, I will be able to broker collaborations and foster growth like never before.

:chart_with_upwards_trend: I bring years of experience as a Portfolio & PMO Manager, mastering the art of strategic planning, capital planning, and risk mitigation. We’ve got a long journey ahead, and I’m here to make sure we move forward with purpose and precision, maximizing every resource we’ve got.

:ballot_box: With the Banana Rat on your council, you’re voting for unity, you’re voting for experience, you’re voting for vision. I’m not just here to win a seat; I’m here to make a difference. So, Apes, if you’re ready to make history, if you’re ready for a representative who has your interests at heart and the know-how to make things happen, cast your vote for The Banana Rat.

#VoteBananaRat #ApeCoinCouncil #LetsMakeHistoryTogether

:ballot_box: So, if you want strategic planning, optimal resource allocation, and a representative who’s been there, done that - I’m your Rat. Vote Banana Rat for Special Council and let’s make those chess moves count!

The​:banana::rat: has spoken.

#BananaRat #PortfolioManagement #StrategicPlanning #ApeCoinCouncil #VoteBananaRat #ApeCoin #BoredApeYachtClub #BananaRatForCouncil #DAO #Metaverse #ApeCoin #BoredApeYachtClub #BananaRatForCouncil #DAO #Metaverse #UnifyWeb3 #ApeCoinDAO

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Q: How did you get into the ApeCoin DAO?

A: The Banana Rat’s journey into the ApeCoin DAO was a natural progression of his continuous pursuit for innovation and unity in the Web 3.0 space. Being a leading figure in numerous top-tier web 3.0 projects, the Banana Rat saw an opportunity in the ApeCoin DAO to push the boundaries of what is possible and to champion a more interconnected and equitable digital world.

The​:banana::rat:has spoken.

Q: In a sentence or two, why should the community vote for you?

A: Vote for The Banana Rat: your key to a unified, accessible, and progressive Web 3.0 future. Leveraging years of expertise in portfolio management and strategic planning, The Banana Rat is uniquely equipped to advocate for transparency, inclusivity, and innovation. Known as the ‘Great Unifier,’ he wields significant influence across top-tier Web 3.0 brands and projects. This vast network empowers The Banana Rat to facilitate powerful collaborations, expand horizons, and foster unparalleled growth. By voting for The Banana Rat, you’re championing a vision of unity and progress in our digital world. Join us in our venture to shape a more connected and thriving digital ecosystem. Together, let’s make history!

The​:banana::rat:has spoken.

Q: What would you like to accomplish if elected?

A: :banana::rat: Hey there, my Web 3.0 fam! It’s The Banana Rat, also known as the ‘Great Unifier’! I’m reaching out to remind you what our Ape Coin DAO is all about. It’s of the community, by the community, for the community. That’s the power we hold together!

:fire: We’re not just playing in the digital space, we’re reshaping it. We’re collectively redefining what governance looks like. This isn’t a playground for the elite few, but a space for every single one of us. We’re shaping our digital world together, through our shared dreams and united effort.

:handshake: I’ve got a foot in the door with some of the biggest names in Web 3.0. As the ‘Great Unifier’, I’m in a unique position to broker powerful collaborations, combining our strengths to create a momentum that’s truly unstoppable. From one major player to another, we’re going to drive growth and innovation like the digital world has never seen before!

:rocket: So, let’s harness this potential, together. Let’s make decisions that truly reflect our dynamic, diverse, and daring community. Let’s make sure our DAO is a force that empowers every individual, every dreamer, every doer. It’s your world, your vote, your future.

Ready to make some waves? Let’s roll! #BananaRat4ApeCoinCouncil :rocket::fire:

The​:banana::rat:has spoken.

Q: Where do you see the DAO a year from now?

A: :banana::rat: What’s up, fam? It’s The Banana Rat, coming at you with some electrifying vision for the future. When we talk about a year down the line, I want you to strap in, because this is going to be one wild ride:

:zap: I see our Ape Coin DAO thriving as a beacon of innovation in the Web 3.0 landscape. We’re not just surviving; we’re setting the pace, pushing boundaries, breaking barriers.

:globe_with_meridians: I see us with an even stronger presence across digital platforms. Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality - we’re there, leading the charge. In Roblox, in Fortnite, the Otherside wherever our community wants to be, that’s where we’re going to shine.

:handshake: I see our partnerships growing. We’re not in this alone, my friends. I’m working tirelessly to strengthen my connections with top-tier Web 3.0 brands and projects and I want the same for Ape Coin DAO. Together, we can creating a network that empowers each one of us.

:bulb: I see our community educated and empowered. We’re not just participants in this new digital world. We’re creators, innovators, trailblazers. Creator communities are the key to long-term success.

:bank: I see us leveraging my portfolio management & strategic planning, maximizing our resources & community, and strategically planning for long-term success. We’re not just about the now; we’re about the future.

So, a year from now? I see us on top of the world, together. I can see it now, The Banana Rat will be up front
Smilin’, man … oh, beautiful!

The Banana Rat has spoken! :rocket::fire:

Q: What makes you different from the other candidates?

A: :banana::rat: Hey there, my digital family! It’s your buddy The Banana Rat, here to give you the 411 on why I stand out in this council race.

:one: The ‘Great Unifier’: I’m not just a candidate, I’m the ‘Great Unifier’! I’ve got my foot in the door with some of the most influential Web 3.0 brands and projects out there. I’m all about forging powerful partnerships, expanding our collective strength, and championing unity. It’s time we bring our digital world closer together!

:two: Strategic Whizz: With years of experience as a Portfolio Manager, I’ve mastered the game of strategic planning and risk mitigation. This isn’t just a council seat to me, it’s an opportunity to steer our collective ship towards a future where every single resource we’ve got is maximized to its fullest potential.

:three: Metaverse Maverick: I’ve got my sights set on the horizon, and let me tell you, it’s looking bright with Augmented, Virtual, and Mixed Reality. I’m ready to secure our place in this next-level digital universe - from Roblox to Fortnite to the Otherside, and everywhere in between.

:four: Risk Wrangler: As a former leader of Project Management Offices, I’ve wrangled with risks, tamed the untamed, and am ready to guide our DAO with the assurance of safety, security, and sustainability.

:five: Education Evangelist: I’m all about empowering you, the community! That means creating opportunities for learning and growth so that everyone can ride the Web 3.0 wave with confidence and gusto.

So, if you’re looking for a candidate who’s got the experience, the vision, the network, and most importantly, the passion to make a difference, then you’re looking for The Banana Rat​:banana::rat:. :rocket:

Let’s redefine the future of Web 3.0 together!
The​:banana::rat:has spoken.

Q: Do you have anything else youd like to add or say?

A: :banana::rat::microphone: Alright folks, it’s time to wrap things up. This is your buddy, The Banana Rat, the ‘Great Unifier’, here to remind you what we’re all about.

First off, we’re talking UNITY. With connections in leading Web 3.0 projects, I’m all geared up to broker collaborations that’ll set the digital world on fire. We’re stronger together, and together we’ll take our rightful place in the future of the digital universe.

We’ve also got STRATEGY on the table. With my background in portfolio management and strategic planning, I’m ready to steer this ship with purpose, maximizing every resource, every opportunity we’ve got. No stone left unturned, no potential unexplored.

Then there’s the METAVRESE, our playground of the future. I’m dialed in on Augmented, Virtual, and Mixed Reality, and I’m ready to secure our place in the landscape from Roblox to Fortnite, and beyond.

RISK? I’ve got that covered too. My PMO leadership has prepared me to guide our DAO with a clear vision and an iron-clad assurance of safety and sustainability.

And lastly, let’s not forget EDUCATION. I’m here to ensure everyone can ride the Web 3.0 wave with confidence, knowledge, and excitement.

So here’s the deal, my digital fam - If you’re ready to embrace a future where Web 3.0 is accessible, innovative, and unifying, then The Banana Rat is your candidate. Remember, this isn’t just about me or you, it’s about all of us, creating a DAO that’s truly for the community, by the community. Let’s make history together. Vote Banana Rat for the Ape Coin Council! :rocket::banana::rat::ballot_box:

The​:banana::rat:has spoken.

:banana::rat::microphone: What’s poppin’, Phibacka31? The Banana Rat’s got your question, and I’m ready to lay down the real talk.

Biggest hurdle for the DAO, you ask? I’ll tell you straight, it’s the heavy focus on The Otherside. Now don’t get me wrong, The Otherside’s got its groove. But we’re playing in the Web 3.0 field, and if we want to take the lead, we gotta think bigger.

Roblox is rocking with 66 million active daily users. Can you feel the magnitude of that? That’s the kind of game we need to be in. The Otherside’s cool, but it’s just one player in a field of giants.

We need to be spreading our influence across the board, folks. We’re talking about a DAO that’s not just for BAYC, but for all Web 3.0 communities. It’s time to expand our horizons, to build a footprint on all leading Web 3.0 communities and gaming platforms.

We’re not just here to survive; we’re here to thrive. The Banana Rat’s vision? A DAO that’s flexible, adaptable, and ready to roll with the times. A DAO that’s got its paws in every major digital game out there.

That’s the big challenge, fam. But it’s a hurdle The Banana Rat’s ready to jump, with your support. Let’s make it happen. Together.:rocket::banana::rat::dart:

The :banana::rat:has spoken.

That means our playground’s gotta be bigger.

I’m talking Roblox, Fortnite, any leading Metaverse platform fam! And don’t forget the emerging Augmented Reality Metaverse. Roblox with its mind-blowing 66 million active daily users, it’s not just a playground, it’s an entire universe! And Fortnite? Another behemoth, opening up a whole new world of opportunities.

The Banana Rat sees it clear as day: for our DAO to leap forward, we must build a presence on all major metaverse, community, and gaming platforms. Our focus needs to be on Roblox, Fortnite, and beyond. We need to infiltrate these worlds, spread our influence, and make our mark.

So, yes, it’s a challenge. It’s a big one. But remember, fam, we’re in it together. The Banana Rat’s ready to leap over this hurdle, with your support. Let’s unite, expand our territories, and conquer the digital universe. Together.:rocket::banana::rat::dart:

Hi Sword,
I dropped some thoughts below, love to hear your feedback
The​:banana::rat:has spoken.

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