Strategy & Goals 2019

DGov connects people to discover practices, implement technical solutions and create complex, scalable governance systems that create cohesion and allow people to flourish.

Values: Trust, Fairness, Integrity, Respect, Empathy, Appreciation, Egoless, Honesty, Caring, Joyfulness, Fun, Relaxed, Timely, Kindness, Self-reflection

Tools: Deep and Active Listening, Non-violent communication, Hand Gestures, Letting Go, Leadership

Develop vibrant community

Purpose: Provide meaningful connections & direction.


  • Continue getting reputation for doing amazing events

  • Continue Athens Conference preparations

  • Regular meetups ( 4 / +10 indie)

  • Organize Dgov retreat

  • Global meetup page

  • Web3 node

  • Devcon node

Develop higher professional diversity (get more people from)

  • Political Science / Governance researchers

  • Psychologists

  • Anthropologists

Develop the Communication Layer

  • Updated twitter

  • Monthly newsletter

  • 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

  • Develop the forum with valuable info

  • Moderate the #dgov chat (move to discord?)

  • Setup info partnerships

  • Improve communication platforms (website, chat, forum, presentation etc)

  • Dgov tweets in telegram (cross tools comms)

Promote our values / Suggest guiding principles & culture for the world we want to live in

  • Maximum integratable cognitive diversity

  • Omni-considerative / omni-win decision making

  • The principle Life - Change and Adoption

  • The principles of wholeness - interconnectedness.

  • Cohesion

  • Collaboration “Act local - think global”

  • Be excellent to each other

Research and share knowledge

  • #dgov report (+DAO legal page)

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

  • Web3 conf Node

  • Dgov council #2

  • Soft governance workshops

  • Tweet about (new?) projects in the space (e.g. weekly)

  • Coop with Nathan Schneider / MEDLabBoulder

Launch more experiments

  • Launch 3 public governance experiments

  • Support the projects

  • Create open workshops (e.g. DAO Crash Test)

  • Launch DGOV SEED DAO

    • Raise funds ($50-100k)

    • Get 50 members to DGOV Seed DAO