Tag: daos

Sep 20 2022

Vitalik Buterin argues that highly decentralized DAOs will be more efficient than corporations

Sep 20 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  daos opinion people web3

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin laid out arguments to support the view that decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) could be more efficient than traditional corporations in the presence of highly decentralized governance models. Ongoing conversations in the crypto community suggest that highly decentralized DAOs have been inefficient. Many are of the view that protocols could become more...

Sep 17 2022

What Are Investment DAOs? : Four Investment DAOs You Should Know

Sep 17 2022 Published at CryptoTicker under tags  altcoin blockchain crypto daos investment

As the ecosystem of blockchains and cryptocurrency continues to grow, establishing decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) is becoming a widespread alternative for handling digital-native collectives. DAOs present an exceptional option to expand and create communities and enterprises in a decentralized manner. This article is all about the...

Aug 23 2022

Regenerative Finance 101: A Guide to Crypto’s ReFi Movement

Aug 23 2022 Published at CoinCentral under tags  daos ecosapiens guides polygon refi

Regenerative Finance, or ReFi, is an experiment to create financial incentives to draw down carbon emissions, “regenerate” the environment and ultimately reverse climate change. Sounds wild, huh? But, here’s the crazier part—it might actually work. The following guide to ReFi isn’t a...

Aug 22 2022

BendDAO running out of funds amid fears of souring debt

Aug 22 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  benddao bored ape daos defi nfts

NFT platform BendDAO experienced a bank run between August 19 and August 21 as over 15,000 Ethereum (ETH) were withdrawn from its contract within 48 hours. gm While you were asleep the BendDAO bank run finally happened 15 wETH ($25,081) left in the wallet that had 18,000 ETH ($29,160,000) in...

Aug 17 2022

Aave DAO urges members to commit support for Ethereum’s PoS merge via governance proposal

Aug 17 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  aave daos defi featured merge

DeFi protocol Aave has requested its token holders to participate in an Aave Request for Comment (ARC), requiring them to commit to Ethereum's (ETH) POS merge. Aave Companies have proposed...

Aug 12 2022

MakerDAO founder proposes converting $3.5B USDC reserve to Ethereum

Aug 12 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  circle daos ethereum makerdao

MakerDAO (MKR) founder Rune Christensen has asked DAO members to consider converting its $3.5 billion USDC reserves to Ethereum (ETH) because of the extent of the Tornado Cash sanctions....

Aug 09 2022

Erik Voorhees urges MakerDAO community to exit USDC positions after Tornado Cash sanctions

Aug 09 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  culture daos people politics privacy

Shapeshift CEO and founder Erik Voorhees recommended the MakerDAO community take precautionary measures after the U.S. Treasury sanctioned Tornado Cash. Specifically, Voorhees advised MakerDAO users to remove their USDC collateral and convert the funds into another stablecoin. But he stopped short of advocating a more censorship-resistant choice....

Aug 04 2022

Lido Votes to Sell 1% of Treasury to Dragonfly Capital

Aug 04 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  daos lido news staking

The Lido community has voted to sell 10 million LDO tokens ($25 million) to Dragonfly Capital. Lido Will Sell 10 Million Tokens Lido will sell a portion of its treasury...

Jul 19 2022

Coinfessions Portrays The Dark Side Of The Bear Market

The Coinfessions Twitter account shows something that’s not easily accessible. Their tagline says it all: “anonymous crypto confessions.” The little stories it presents paint a scary picture. An industry full of sharks and unfulfilled promises. Secretive individuals that hope never to confess their mistakes or the size of their earnings. Naivete and the people who exploit it. All of that mixed with Terra’s...

Jul 16 2022

Start-ups turn to crypto-native messaging platforms

Jul 16 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption daos nfts privacy technology

Crypto entrepreneurs think the need for crypto-native messaging platforms is increasing daily as the number of crypto users increases. Crypto is increasingly being used for things other than trading with an exchange. As DAOs and NFTs spread, the need to communicate through a blockchain-based, wallet-connected platform also increases. Prominent entrepreneur Elad Gil commented on the topic and...

Jul 09 2022

Monetizing online identities with SimpDAOs

Jul 09 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption culture daos nfts people

Managing editor of Bloomberg Crypto, Stacy Marie Ishmael, and her guests, Bloomberg reporter Emily Nicolle and Ph.D. student Florence Smith Nicholls talked about online identities and the emergence of SimpDAOs as a way to monetize them in a recent episode of the Bloomberg Crypto podcast. Ishmael stressed the...

Jul 07 2022

Aave proposes stablecoin to rival MakerDAO’s DAI

Jul 07 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  daos defi stablecoins

Aave Companies, the firm behind decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol Aave, introduced a proposal to create a native decentralized USD-pegged stablecoin GHO on July 7. The proposal is up for discussion and needs to pass the governance vote to be implemented. If the community accepts the proposal, Aave users will be able to mint GHO by...

Jul 03 2022

Wonderland community votes to buy $25M of ex-treasury manager tokens

Jul 03 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  crime daos defi sifu wonderland

The Wonderland community has agreed to buy $25 million of Sifu Vision tokens. This is coming months after Sifu was forced to quit his role as Wonderland's treasury manager over his criminal past. The DeFi protocol passed the governance proposal to invest in Sifu Vision with 89% of the votes. What will follow is an...

Jun 30 2022

ThursDAO: London’s crypto co-working hub

Jun 30 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  culture daos guest post

On June 9th, London’s first decentralized crypto community coworking hub welcomed its first season of web3 entrepreneurs to its new flagship venue. The coworking group—which goes by the name ThursDAO—is on a mission to build a web3 community hub that can be used as a resource by the city’s many crypto community organizers. The first season of resident entrepreneurs consists of more...

Jun 25 2022

What Lido staking dominance may mean for Ethereum’s future

Jun 25 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  daos defi eth 2.0

Lido DAO token holders have commenced voting to determine whether the DeFi platform should reduce its staking pool. The vote is a follow-up to a governance proposal released on June 24. The voting process results from a month-long deliberation over Lido's staking dominance and whether it should limit itself to curb potential centralization risks. Lido currently holds 31% of all staked Ether on...

Jun 20 2022

Solend backtracks on ’emergency power’ proposal following community backlash

Jun 20 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  daos decentralization defi solana solend

Solana-based decentralized finance protocol Solend backtracked on its initial proposal to take over a whale's wallet by allowing users to vote on whether it should proceed or find another solution. The decision was made after the crypto community extensively criticized its...

Jun 17 2022

Inverse Finance suffers another attack; Hacker steals $1.3 million, causes $5.8 million protocol loss

Jun 17 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  daos defi hacks web3

Inverse Finance on June 16 suffered another attack, with an oracle price manipulation exploit allowing a hacker to steal about $1.3 million and resulting in a loss of $5.8 million for the protocol. Blockchain security company PeckShield revealed the details of the incident in a series of tweets....

Jun 16 2022

TronDAO to initiate a 3 billion withdrawal to guard TRX’s value

Jun 16 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  daos defi stablecoins

TronDAO announced it would be withdrawing another 3 billion TRX from a CeFi and DeFi lending platform. It, however, failed to name the platforms where these withdrawals will be taking place. In the tweet that carried notice of the impending withdrawals, the foundation tagged the move as an act "to safeguard the overall...

Jun 14 2022

DAO votes to give $5M seed money back to YGG openly breaking contract

Jun 14 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  daos investments

In May, the Merit Circle DAO voted in favor of a proposal to remove one of its seed investors and return their initial investment. The proposal claimed that Yield Guild Games had not offered sufficient value beyond their fiscal investment. Today, Merit Circle Ltd and Yield Guild Games issued a joint statement. The Proposal The...

DAO Numbers Spike Following The Surge In Vote Numbers

Jun 14 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  cryptocurrency dao daos us constitution

Over the past 12 months, the number of decentralized autonomous organizations (DAO) increased more than eight times. The growth is proportional to the rate of community participation. However, it doesn't imply that decentralized governance is following suit. Emre Caliskan Reveal Crypto Market Growth Emre Caliskan, an Engineer from Electric Capital on Twitter, discussed the level of growth of DAOs in the DeFi ecosystem....

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