#dgov Network Strategy

#dgov network is a network for people and organizations interested in bringing more distributed / decentralized designs to the organizations.

Purpose: bring more distributed / decentralized designs to the organizations through the ecosystem development (strategy forming & initiative support).

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Stakeholders & Needs

  1. DO / DAO / Co-ops

    • Coordination – Councils, Newsletter

    • Education – Body of Knowledge

    • Incubation (Funding & Expertise) – DAO Incubator, DAO Hackathon

    • Regulation Compliance

  2. Providers

    • Increase adoption (users, developers)

    • Collect product feedback & feature ideation

    • Establish case studies

    • Coordination – Councils, Newsletter

  3. Researchers & Academics

    • Identifying research needs

    • Feedback / Ideation

    • Coverage?

  4. Investors / VCs

    • Valuation framework

    • Access to growing orgs

  5. Ecosystem / wider communities

    • Coordination

    • DAO progress is tracked and shared

    • Integration?

    • Smth ~Policies?

1. Coordination

Supporting Global Collaborations

  • Organize 3 Councils / Retreats per year – Tim

Supporting Local Offline Communities – Max

  • Maintain the ecosystem map

  • Event Calendar – curate & promote

  • Organize and participate in local community events / meetups

  • Find partners to do an umbrella with people who benefit

Supporting Online Communities – Max

2. Education

  • Produce Dgov Landscape / Body of Knowledge

  • Research: Self organizing practices / soft governance in the blockchain teams (e.g. Aragon, Consensys...)

  • Soft governance workshops

3. Experimentation

  • DAO Incubator

4. Implementation / Regulation

  • COALAs Overview

DO / DAOs / Co-ops

Layer 1: Network-based

  • Bitcoin

  • Ethereum

  • Tezos

  • EOS

  • Polkadot

  • Decred

  • DASH

  • Grin

  • Beam

  • Cardano

  • Bitshares

Layer 2: Application-based

  • Alchemy: Genesis, DxDAO

  • Maker DAO

  • The DAO

  • Aragon Association

  • 0x Association

  • (Water)Melonport

  • Digix DAO

  • Leap DAO

Providers

Tech infrastructure

  • Aragon – project that aims to disintermediate the creation and maintenance of organizational structures by using blockchain technology

  • Colony – platform for open organizations

  • District0x – network of decentralized markets and communities

  • DAO stack – operating system for collective intelligence (decentralized companies, funds and markets)

  • Thetta.io – open-source DAO framework

  • Otonomos – next-gen company services bureau for the crypto and blockchain economy. Order companies online. Add ancillary services. Pay in crypto or fiat.

  • Harbour Project – tool set used to design the best governance system possible for any organization, a comprehensive set of rules that connect organizations with the necessary components required for efficient decision-making

  • GovBlocks – open, permissionless decision protocol that empowers dApps to define and operate any governance model at scale (blog, chat)

  • Tribute – Tribute helps organizations build and strengthen their network of contributors. We enable them to design and manage a customized reward system based on economic incentives and transparency

  • Collective One – method (and a platform) to develop open, decentralized and collaborative initiatives: initiatives to which anyone can, potentially, contribute, and which are collectively owned and self-governed by their contributors.

  • Common Interest – build incentivized societies

  • xDAC is A Place To Start and Manage Decentralized Companies

  • Edgeware – an experimental blockchain for demonstrating the effectiveness of on-chain governance

  • Kelsen – a dapp and a smart contract framework for building secure and transparent governance systems on Ethereum

  • Decidim – free open-source participatory democracy for cities and organizations

  • dOrg – dApp for creating and interacting with DAOs

  • Ethereum – blockchain App Platform

  • Tezos – a new platform for decentralized applications and smart contracts

  • CONE Network – Enabling companies to harness time-tested market principles to become immensely scalable, innovative, and resilient

  • Sobol – Advance your organization toward decentralized, humanistic work

  • Metaorg – Self Aware Network Organism

  • Abie – minimalist DAO that includes a Sybil-resistant voting system based on liquid democracy

  • Ellcrys – helps you start, co-own and contribute to open source software products and organizations

Bounties & Donations

  • Giveth – donation platform and community

  • Gitcoin

  • Talao – The Reputation Protocol and DAO for the 100 million freelancing talent

  • Covee – The Trusted Platform for Knowledge Workers

  • Alice

Identity Solutions

  • Iden3​ – identity solution

  • uPort​ – identity solution

  • BrightID​ – identity solution

  • Jolocom – identity solution

Soft Governance

  • Betterthan

  • Enspiral

  • Percolab

Integrators

  • Kleros – dispute resolution

  • Mattereum

  • DAO Bridge

  • Lexon – a contract programming language for lawyers

Other

  • Gnosis – prediction markets platform

  • Fairmint – continuous funding

Researchers & Academics

Investors / VCs

Ecosystem / Wider Communities