WHAT IS MΛNTRΛ DΛO?
MANTRA DAO is a community-governed DeFi platform focusing on Staking, Lending, and Governance.

MANTRA DAO leverages the wisdom of the crowd to create a community-governed, transparent, and decentralized ecosystem for web 3.0. Built on Parity Substrate for the Polkadot ecosystem, MANTRA DAO gives financial control back to the people to store and grow wealth together.
BUILT ON RIO CHΛIN FOR POLKΛDOT
To support its ecosystem of financial products, MANTRA DAO uses Rio Chain, a Substrate-based blockchain that is highly secure, scalable, and will connect to the Polkadot network
Hybrid Model
To ensure scalability, security, speed (2s/block), and transaction throughput (up to 3,000 TPS), the Rio Chain adopts a federated model
Interoperability
Rio Chain’s infrastructure efficiently connects organizations (banks, merchants, dApps) with users across multiple blockchains
Adaptability
- Virtual Machine Interpreter supports Web Assembly
- Light client requirements
- Customizable consensus algorithms
COUNCIL MEMBERS
John Patrick Mullin
John Patrick Mullin is a FinTech entrepreneur, tokenization expert, and educator living in Hong Kong. He started his career in investment banking having worked at Guotai Junan Securities in Shanghai, China. He then was a founding team member and Managing Director of trade.io a cryptocurrency exchange and advisory firm based in Hong Kong. As an educator, he has spoken at leading universities across the world, including Harvard, London Business School, and Peking University. Additionally, John is a mentor for Entrepreneur First, a leading, deep-tech accelerator and LongHash, a global blockchain accelerator.
Will Corkin
Will is a blockchain & FinTech entrepreneur in both the crypto and tokenized securities markets. Helping to structure and launch over 20 blockchain companies while running the consulting and advisory arm of trade.io, Will more recently headed business development for the only US broker-dealer currently licensed to issue and distribute security tokens. Prior to his involvement in blockchain, he was a portfolio manager at ZX Ventures.
James Anderson
James Anderson is a Blockchain advocate and serial entrepreneur whose involvement in Blockchain goes back to early 2013. Upon contributing to the Ethereum ICO, James embarked on a journey into social entrepreneurship. Most notably, James co-founded Social Evolution, a non-profit organization whose aim is to raise awareness about the potential of digital currencies and the benefits of decentralized finance.
Rodrigo Quan Miranda
Rodrigo is a former Hong Kong based investment banker turned emerging technology entrepreneur. He is the founder of Moon Street Ventures, an emerging technology consulting and R&D company, as well as co-founder and CEO at Immutable Technologies Corp. (‘ITC’), a blockchain infrastructure provider. Prior to ITC, Rodrigo worked in investment banking at Willis Towers Watson Securities (‘WTWS’) in NYC and HK. Rodrigo received his B.A. in Economics from Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts, and is a passionate computer science student in his spare time.
Stephane Laurent Villedieu
Stephane is a full-stack marketer whose career spans 12 years and a broad array of corporations, agencies and startups.

An expert of China digital landscape, Stephane has helped dozens of Blockchain projects set foot in Asia, assisting them with fundraising, content creation and community building.
TEΛM
John Patrick Mullin
Will Corkin
Rodrigo Quan Miranda
Phyrex Ni
Stacie Meng
Harrison Cheung
Billy Magbanua
Ann Didenko
ΛDVISORS
Calvin Ng
Prof. Nicholas Krapels
Joe Wong
Jamie Cheng
LISTED EXCHΛNGES
ECOSYSTEM PΛRTNERS
VENTURE PARTNERS
Roadmap
Q4
2019
Rio Chain Kick-off
  • Rio Chain Development Begins
  • Conceptualization of Proprietary Lending Algorithm
Q2
2020
Rio Chain Beta Net Release
  • Penetration Testing Completed (CertiK)
  • Become Kusama Validator Node
Q3
2020
  • Completion of Initial Membership Offering (IMO)
  • Enter Kusama 1000 Validator Program
  • OM Token Exchange Listing
  • Enter Substrate Builders Program
  • Become Polkadot Validator Node
  • Launch of Staking Platform
Q4
2020
  • Launch of MΛNTRΛ POOL
  • Integration of Compound Lending Protocol
  • Enhanced Staking/Lending Product Suite
  • Mobile App Goes Live
Q1
2021
  • MANTRA DAO Proprietary Lending Protocol Released
  • Issuance of MANTRA DAO Stablecoin
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