Basic questions to help scopre your DAO
What is the purpose of this DAO?
Community growth around a project
Decentralized grant program
Crowd curation of registries
Decentralized control of a DApp
Collaborative management of physical assets
Decentralized investment vehicle
Decentralized insurance or security network
Activist movement or funded social group
What is the DAO shared goal?
What will the DAO control and govern?
Funds (ETH, DAI, DAO tokens, ERC20's, NFTs, etc)
DApp or other smart contracts (DutchX, ENS, Crypto Kitties, etc)
Curated registries (legitimate ERC20s, news, restaurants, publications, ideas, etc)
Physical Asset via a legal vehicle (lands, real-estate, city infrastructures, companies, etc)
Intellectual Property (software license, publications, medical inventions, etc)
What kind of contribution expected by members?
Code, specification and design
What will the DAO decide about?
Changing its own protocol
Internal signaling and surveying
External signaling - "speaking" (Peepeth, Twitter, etc)
Curating its own body of knowledge (Wiki, Q&A, homepage, etc)
Changing parameters and logics of a DApp
Curating registries (binary, ordered, scalars, etc)
What would be a preliminary definition of success?
Wide reputation distribution (thousands of members)
Active participation (thousands of weekly active members)
Active usage (dozens / several of submitted / approved proposals every day)
Significant contribution (code, event organizing)
Collective intelligence (ideas not expected)
Expected / successful number of reputation holders
Expected / successful number of weekly active members
Expected / successful number of submitted proposals
Expected / successful number of approved proposals
How is the DAO funded?
Top down – grants from a business or businesses
Bottom up – donations from members
Continuous funding – selling tokens using a bonding curve mechanism
Subscription based – members fee paid for reputation (i.e. voting rights)
Token sale – either STO or utility tokens.
Revenue stream – offering a product or service as a firm does
None of the above
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