Tech Roadmap

This Roadmap outlines the project’s planned set of features, enhancements and integrations, as well as their relative priority, in order to maximise the protocol’s utility for the benefit of users.

Releases

Breakdown by Classification

Governance v1

COMPLETE

Basic decentralised governance via 2/4 multisig for all critical contract functions.

Charter

Q1 2022

Decentralised governance process published. Changes via Bumper Improvement Proposals (BIP).

Forum

Q1 2022

Forum for Bumper community discussion relating to matters of governance. Integration of BIP process. Hosted at governance.bumper.fi or similar.

Protocol Visualiser

Q1 2022

Public site allowing interested parties to run simplified protocol simulations under different scenarios and settings.

Steering Committees

Q2 2022

Establishment of Bumper Protocol Decentralised Governance Steering Committees: General, Economic and Technical. Committee inauguration and first sitting.

Whitelisting v1

Q2 2022

Establishment of formal criterion for the inclusion of fungible assets into the Bumper ecosystem. Includes economic, qualitative and strategic scoring.

Conscription

Q2 2022

Introduction of conditions for calling staked BUMP, such as pre-defined operational issues (manual via Governance) and economic stress conditions (automatic via Protocol).

Governance v2

Q2 2022

Standalone decentralised governance contract(s) for using all critical system functions, including hash-matching with off-chain proposals. Steering committee election system.

Governance v3

Q3 2022

Extension of governance features to support Token-based representation to support BIPs.

Whitelisting v2

Q3 2022

Governance approval of supported NFT assets, additional stablecoins and exogenous risk inputs for calculating premiums.

Grants Program

Q4 2022

Community grants programme supporting the Bumper ecosystem.

Staking v1

Q4 2021

BUMP token staking and rewards for project supporters and enthusiasts. Fixed and Flexible options.

Taking v1

Q1 2022

Taker ETH price volatility protection.

Making v1

Q1 2022

USDC liquidity mining against ETH price volatility.

Training Wheels

Q1 2022

TVL insurance for a range of adverse protocol outcomes for a limited time with the Falkor release. Global and local limits set for TVL and individual positions (removed with Auryn release).

Keeper Network

Q1 2022

Protocol state updates via incentivised third parties.

Arbitrage v1

Q1 2022

Bilateral out-of-band swaps between protocol pools.

Taking and Making v2

Q2 2022

Ability to Cancel positions early with an early termination protocol fee.

Staking v2

Q2 2022

Parametric staking rewards converted to be a function of protocol health.

Arbitrage v2

Q2 2022

Multi-pool support for pool Arbitrage.

Zerg Rush

Q3 2022

Replace non-fungible protocol positions with fungible equivalents.

Parametric Positions

Q3 2022

Enhanced protocol pool modulation by unlocking parametric floors, terms and position amounts for Market participants.

Asset Expansion

Q3 2022

Expansion of supported DeFi assets and stablecoins available to Takers and Makers.

NFT Support

Q3 2022

Support for NFTs in original or fractionalised formats.

Frequent Flyers

Q3 2022

Aka “Loyalty Program”. Ability for users to access higher-tier options when taking out Making or Taking positions.

Gasless Transactions

Q3 2022

Gasless transactions for users.

Wrapped CeFi

Q4 2022

Support wrapped CeFi assets (e.g. bTSLA/ bAPPLE/ bGOOG), and CBDCs.

BUMP Listing

Q4 2021

BUMP token tradable.

Training Wheels

Q1 2022

Integration of DeFi Insurance provider for Beta release (e.g. Nsure, InsureAce, Bridge, Nexus Mutual).

Multichain

Q1 2022

Multi-chain deployment for the following EVM-supported blockchains: (i) NEAR (ii) Avalanche (iii) BSC (iv) Fantom. Non-Ethereum mainnet chains may retain risk or security limits at Auryn release.

Oracle Module v1

Q1 2022

Core price oracle module.

DeFi Lender Integration

Q3 2022

Integration with DeFi lending protocols (e.g. Aave/ Maker/ Compound).

DeFi Derivatives Integration

Q3 2022

Integration with synthetic asset protocols (e.g. Synthetix/ Mirror).

Yellow Pages

Q3 2022

[REDACTED]

Application Itegrity

Q4 2022

Front-end application integrity checks via cryptographic hashes stored in-protocol.

Application Immortality

Q4 2022

Decentralised application hosting: Full Web3 decentralised hosting of user interface files.

Trading Places

Q4 2022

Export of protocol risk events to DeFi options protocols.

Foreign Exchange

Q4 2022

Reverse integration of Superstability by foreign protocols.

DeFi Alliance v1

Q4 2022

Integration with foreign DeFi protocol front-end user interfaces (e.g. Bumper Button on Compound UI).

Multipass

Q1 2023

Digital (cryptographic key) wallet to aggregate user-facing features such as identity management, digital currencies and using Web3 dApps. [PARTNERSHIP]

Selective Disclosure

Q1 2023

Integration of future-proof, self-sovereign and fully-configurable privacy solution [PARTNERSHIP].

Institutional Pools

Q1 2023

Bumper Market Pools configured for institutional participation.

Legacy Tokenisation

Q2 2023

Integration of specific features to support decentralised securities (e.g. Bumpered Security Tokens).

Temple of Gozer

Q2 2023

Portal for traditional securities to access algorithmic volatility protection (e.g. CeFi per-user access to DeFi, such as Bumpering CeFi equities).

Oracle v1

Q1 2022

Fully modular design. Initial feed from Chainlink.

Risk Module v1

Q1 2022

Core risk vector fields: (1) Price Risk from Price History, and (2) Liquidity Risk from Price History and Protocol State.

Registrar

Q1 2022

Fully configurable market mappings via a protocol controller contract.

Oracle v2

Q3 2022

Additional price sources and error-correction. +3 to Robustness.

Polymorph

Q3 2022

Replace protocol position NFTs with fungible equivalents.

Multiplayer

Q3 2022

Multi-stablecoin support.

Risk Module v2

Q3 2022

Enhanced volatility risk inputs.

Oracle v3

Q3 2022

High frequency price signal and support for exogenous inputs.

Level Up

Q4 2022

Post-merge deployment on a Zero-Knowledge Rollup.

Riftwar

Q2 2023

Interchain communication.

War Games

Q1 2022

Permanent economic simulation and automated parameter tuning.

Zerg Strat

Q2 2022

Fungibility.

Whitelist Criterion v1

Q2 2022

Develop criteria and candidate list for additional protected assets.

Risky Business

Q2 2022

Added risk vector fields (e.g. sentiment, concentration)

Incentive Efficiency

Q2 2022

Parametric staking incentives based on protocol economic health.

Supercoin

Q2 2022

Multi-stablecoin support; whitelist stable assets for Makers.

Dire Straits

Q3 2022

Design extension for purchase of options by the protocol.

Oracle Criterion

Q3 2022

Exogenous risk inputs.

Parameteric Maximalist

Q3 2022

Custom protection options like user-defined parameters, dynamic defaults.

Whitelist Criterion v2

Q3 2022

NFT insurance criterion for adding assets to the whitelist.

Pop the Bonnet

Q3 2022

Addition of fixed rate, variable term option, as well as additional and incentivised claim preferences for participants.