Open Funding & Radical Transparency
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Open Funding & Radical Transparency

Harmony aims for open governance and vibrant participation of our ecosystem. Toward radical transparency, we aim to disclose the funding and the deliverables of the projects below as much as possible.

100 DAOs ($50M)

NameBudgetMandatesGovernorsFunded3-Month Deliverables & Metrics
Research – Bring best results to production
$1M
Cryptography: deploy succinct proofs for privacy & performance Security: use mechanical verification for audits, strongly typed languages for prototyping Decentralization: scale transactions across protocols, on-chain staking & delegation across light clients
Toward logarithmic states: Flyclient/NiPoSPoS-based bridges vs ZK-rollups vs Interlay/XClaim's economics security, fast state sync for mining and resharding, keyless wallets with lattice-based witness encryption; Toward supporting 100k delegators: optimizations of Harmony's on-chain delegations and compounding rewards; Toward 1-second transaction finality: determine the optimal shard size against network security for our Proof-of-Stake network, compare to Mahdi Zamani's Rapidchain and Instachain.
Community – Open Consensus with Radical Fairness
$1M
Growth: onboard users on missions and culture, pollinate values across communities Engagement: amplify content of roadmap and milestones, creative campaigns of products Diversity: solicit voices and votes in forums, reinforce strong governance participation
Execute Community DAO Governance Structure. Produce a high-level of social engagement (retweets, shares, discussions) on Harmony activities during LisCon, NFT.NYC and DCentral. Each governor will deliver a thread "What Harmony Means to Me", amplifying the values of our community.
Wallet DAO – Fearless wallet for everyone
$1M
Security: promote social recovery & one-time-password authenticators for on-chain fund Impacts: create basic income & wealth from fixed-rate or high-yield investments Adoption: open millions to self-custody assets & collectibles without hardware, password or hack
Toward authenticator-based wallets: client-side encryption security and performance, one-time-password (OTP) Merkle-tree generation and authenticator security. Toward end-to-end formal verification: prove security of Harmony's authenticator-based wallets in Coq, smart contract audits on Horizon bridges for Ethereum and Bitcoin.
Validator DAO – Diverse participation for vibrant network
$1M
Decentralization: bootstrap thousands of elected validators, grow diverse validator profiles Security: support high staking rate, promote security practices and tooling Participation: facilitate protocol upgrade proposals, recruit votes for improvements
200 validators elected by the end of 2021. Increase the number of new validators through promotional and how-to material in the form of videos, blogs, tweet-storms etc released by years end. Implement the Governance Participation Dashboard on staking.harmony.one to show which validators participate in governance and which don't.
Developer DAO – Builders First & Friendly
$1M
Support: resolve daily issues on forums & channels, drive weekly meeting agenda Bounties: prioritize bugs & features with task management & contributor retention Advocacy: hold workshops & events, content marketing with talks & blogs
Michael Otis Aaron Krueger Bruno Marshall Dylan Kawalec Edd Norris Ivo Elenchev John Whitton Sev Kruger Dunn
Publish weekly meeting notes and successful issue resolution metrics. Execute plan to retain contributors from TradFi to DeFi Hackathon. Support the DAO Global Hackathon.
Basic DAO – Basic Income for At-Will Contributions
$1M
Timesheets: help contributors track work hours & deliverables in public Payrolls: setup paid challenges, wallets, streaming payments & tax Reviews: follow up performance feedback for bonus or penalty, rage quits or kicks
Begin managing Harmony DAO compensation by close of 2021 Deploy beta-test of timesheet products. Execute weekly peer performance reviews and compensate accordingly.
Matching DAO – All for ONE with Love
$1M
Humans: spotlight our builder, artist.. or stranger Stories: write editorials of appreciation, curate moments of retroactive significance Bonds: layer 1-to-1 edges among billions, bring meanings to everyday endeavor toward a shared mission
Produce instructional content on how to run a TGI. Perform 6 Spotlight Campaigns. Publish 3 Editorials of Appreciation.

10 Partner DAOs ($30M)

NameBudgetMandatesGovernorsFundedProposalDeliverables
da Vinci DAO
$50K
Educate: Educate users on platform use and creative freedom within daVinci Empower: Enlist governance from community holders to empower decision making and expedite change in rapidly evolving NFT market Enfranchise: Enable organic expansion through bounty and social campaigns
ONE Africa DAO
$2M
Harmony’s Africa DAO mandate is to organically reinforce the Harmony African ecosystem, making it a key player on the African continent.
$250K
HER DAO
$250K
INCLUSION: Expanding the inclusion of womxn INNOVATION: Increasing innovative developments by womxn GENERATING REVENUE: Improving the potential for economic success for womxn and increasing overall revenue in the blockchain ecosystem.
$125K
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Blu3 DAO
$1M
1. LEARN: Increase education and awareness of the web3 and crypto world 2. EARN: Expand the female crypto labor market and investors 3. PLAY: Create a fun and safe space for females to play and connect
1. Amy Soon (Cofounder) 2. Novell Loh (Cofounder) 3. Cynthia Huang (DAO and Social Token) 4. Cindi Vana (Treasury) 5. Lana Dingwall (Marketing) 6. Kate Goheen (Marketing) 7. Shankar Mata (Tech) 8. Brian Felsen (Business Development) 9. Claire Barthelemy (Marketing)
Onboard 1,000 women scholars into web3 (Blu3 DAO members) Launch 1,000 social tokens Launch 1,000 women-led DAOs
MetaGammaDelta
$250K
$250K
Incubator DAO - Going Far By Going Together
$1M
Adoption: Mentor and guide on formulating value-proposition and executing growth strategies. Connections: Identify and connect projects with curated talent and potential partners. Treasury: Guide best practices in fundraising, tokenomics and capital expenditure. Introduce projects to curated investor network.
$20K
Establish network of curated investors and receive commitments to attend demo event. Publish toolkit for launch projects detailing best practices, recommendations. Launch Incubator DAO portal that includes onboarding process and documentation.
Creative DAO
$1M
Identity: Drive uniform branding in Harmony ecosystem. Promote cultural values and mission. Create: Commission content to further awareness and amplify Harmony messages. Educate community through informational content. Include: Reach for the un-included. Convert the crypto-curious.
Bricktop_ONE , Cheeky Chris, Buythefndip, Chris Stakeridoo, HODLen, Loechii, Thehighindian, Thenursegreg
Generate first community driven brand guide. Apply to website and existing collateral. Deploy $25K for creative-focused bounties. Produce market segmentation study, identifying relevant channels for reaching the crypto-curious.
SporkDAO: Web3 at Denver
$500K
Coordinape
$50K
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District16 DAO
$5.0M (total external funding)
Greg Tanaka
250,000 Votes to Win on Nov 8, 2022 (Primary: June 8)

500 Launches ($20M)

NameAmountProposal
Space Misfits
$50K
FarmersOnlyFi
$50K
WePiggy
$50K
Armoonia
$50K
Harmural
$50K
Artrific.io
$50K
BullaNetwork
$50K
VoldemArt
$50K
Polkabridge
$50K
Strudel Finance
$50K
Harmony Universe
$50K
Rubic.exchange
$50K
Harmony Pay
$50K
Tranquil Finance
$50K
Crypto Royale
$50K
Funding DAPP
$50K
The-Marketplace.ONE
$50K
LMA-Art-Gallery NFT Marketplace
$50K
Mintur.ONE
$50K
Cosmic Universe
$50K
Crypto Family Bridge
$50K
ShowMe
$50K
Artemis Protocol
$50K
Grindery Payroll
$50K
Magicland
$50K
Story Line
$50K
MetricsDAO
$12K

100 Ports ($20M)

50 Investments ($20M)

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50 Fellows ($5M)

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Day ONELinkedInTwitterProfileTimesheetTelegramManagerNameEnd DateExpertiseMentorPresenceLinkHours
April 30, 2022
🥤
Jeremy Straughan
October 31, 2022
NFTs
Brian Felsen
Active
Twitter.com/globeyNFT
30
May 9, 2022
Diego Nava
Leo Chen
⛰️
Diego Nava
November 30, 2022
Elastic RPC; Key Partner Success; Backend Scalability
Leo Chen
Active
30
April 18, 2022
🌀
Bruce Darcy
July 31, 2022
Smart Contracts
Ganesha Upadhyaya
Active
20
April 11, 2022
@fegloff
🫕
Frank Egloff
June 13, 2022
frontend
Giv Parvaneh
Active
20
June 10, 2022
🎹
Sammy Chand
November 10, 2022
Music NFTs
Brian Felsen
Active
Partner
March 17, 2022
⚛️
Jackie Lee
June 12, 2022
Metaverse
Brian Felsen
Active
15
March 1, 2022
🐇
Rachel Brissenden
August 31, 2022
Business Development, DAO Operations, Community
Esther Arey
Active
30
February 8, 2022
🏓
Xiaopeng Li
August 31, 2022
smart contract, evm, solidity/go/c/c++
Leo Chen
Active
30
February 4, 2022
custom agreement
Nick Vasilich
June 30, 2022
NFTs
Brian Felsen
Active
30
February 7, 2022
Socheat Khauv
May 31, 2022
cloud ops, middlewares, automations
Nita Neou (Soph)
Active
20
December 18, 2021
Cathie So
quantum computing, zero knowledge proof, circom
Ganesha Upadhyaya
Active
30
September 19, 2021
👨‍🍳
Victa Phu
February 4, 2023
DApps 50%, Integrations 30%, Dev Support 20%
Giv Parvaneh
Active
30
January 1, 2022
📖
Devin Marty
June 30, 2022
Business Development
Sam Harrison
Active
30
September 6, 2021
📱
Tejassvi Kaushal
smart contract, bridge incentive, staking
Ganesha Upadhyaya
Active
30
September 1, 2021
🐙
Sergey Karasev
May 31, 2022
btc bridge, eth bridge, staking dashboard
Yuriy M
Active
30
May 1, 2021
💻
Aaron Li
May 31, 2022
security, smart contract, wallet
Ganesha Upadhyaya
Active
15
April 1, 2021
🛥️
Hashmesan (Quoc Le)
May 31, 2022
wallet, security
Ganesha Upadhyaya
Active
30

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1000 Contributors ($7.8M)

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NameDay ONEEnd DateExpertiseHoursTelegramMentorPresenceTimesheet
Eddie Atter
June 20, 2022
July 31, 2022
Full stack developer with solidity and backend focus
10
Yuriy M
Active
🎨
Daine Gostas
June 21, 2022
July 31, 2022
Figma Front-End Design
10
Danny Carranza
Active
🕵️
Cristiano Boas
May 1, 2022
June 30, 2022
DeFi, NFTs
10
Brian Felsen
Active
🔫
Timothy Posvar
May 1, 2022
June 30, 2022
NFTs
10
Brian Felsen
Active
🚜
Demetre Gostas
May 2, 2022
August 31, 2022
defi, growth, partnerships
30
Jack Chan
Active
🌱
Kayla Cho
April 19, 2022
July 31, 2022
Events, Operations, Community
15
Esther Arey
Active
⚖️
Garrick Hyde-White
April 18, 2022
July 31, 2022
Event Coordination
10-20
Esther Arey
Active
🎞️
Andrew Nunes
April 13, 2022
June 30, 2022
Snack sized content, editing videos for Instagram and TikTok
20
Adrian Robison
Active
🥑
Miguel Velasco
April 7, 2022
July 31, 2022
Events, operations, community engagement
10
Matty McDonald
Active
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Juan Beltran
April 4, 2022
July 4, 2022
Grants Processing, Europe Ops
10
Matty McDonald
Active
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Wanhi Lee
April 1, 2022
June 30, 2022
70% Video Editing / 30% Visual Effects
Freelance
Adrian Robison
Active
🕸️
Amanda Bancroft
March 28, 2022
June 30, 2022
Accounting, HR, Events
20
Esther Arey
Active
🎮
Matthew Barrett
March 28, 2022
June 30, 2022
ONEWeekly
20
Daniel Pagan
Active
🚎
Artem Kolodko
December 19, 2021
June 30, 2022
App Development
30
Jenya Piskunov
Active
🌳
Al Cheung
April 8, 2022
July 31, 2022
Grant Ops, Venture Partners, Ecosystem Events
20
Matty McDonald
Active
💿
Kelly
December 18, 2021
June 30, 2022
Graphic Design, Content Communications, Media Strategy
20
Giv Parvaneh
Active
Rob Rasor
March 8, 2022
June 30, 2022
Human Resources, People Ops
20
Tom Zhang
Active
📢
Jose Couto
October 13, 2021
June 30, 2022
Spanish Content
10
Boris Polania
Active
🦠
James “Flu” Griffin
March 7, 2022
June 30, 2022
Ecosystem Advocate
20
Sam Harrison
Active
📙
Eduard Peris
May 1, 2022
June 30, 2022
BD 70%, Grants in EMEA 20%, Events 10%
20
Matty McDonald
Active
🐈
Semar Martins
February 8, 2022
June 30, 2022
zk proof, machine learning
20
Hakwan LauGanesha Upadhyaya
Active
👁️‍🗨️
Eilam Meintser
January 29, 2022
June 30, 2022
Graphic Design, Marketing Assets, Branding
20
Adrian Robison
Active
🐐
Mikey Benson
January 10, 2022
June 30, 2022
NFTs
20
Brian Felsen
Active
⌨️
Lutty Yang
April 5, 2021
July 31, 2022
System, scalability
15
Leo Chen
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Haodi Jiang
August 1, 2019
June 30, 2022
Rosetta, tooling
15
Leo Chen
Active
🧩
Yu Yi
April 8, 2019
June 30, 2022
asia community, zkproof evangelist, chinese content
15
Leo Chen
Active
🎙️
Jacky Wang
May 1, 2020
June 30, 2022
state sync, RPC, NFT & DeFi
10
Rongjian Lan
Active

10 Regional DAOs

NameBudgetMandatesGovernorsFunded
Spanish DAO
Crecimiento: evangelizar y sumar usuarios a la misión de acuerdo a la cultura y valores de la comunidad. Participación: multiplicar el contenido de acuerdo al plan, impulsando hitos y productos mediante campañas creativas. Diversidad: asegurarse de que caben voces y perfiles diferentes para tener una sólida participación y sana gobernanza.
Abraham Orticoni
[$50K]
French DAO
Croissance : faire participer les utilisateurs dans les missions et la culture, polliniser les valeurs dans toutes les communautés Engagement : amplifier le contenu de la feuille de route, campagnes de produits créatifs Diversité : solliciter des voix et des votes dans les forums, renforcer une forte participation à la gouvernance
RU DAO
Рост: прививать новым пользователям миссию и культуру, распространять ценности в сообществах Вовлеченность: поддерживать контент о изменениях дорожной карты и достижениях, креативные кампании для продуктов Разнообразие: мобилизовать активность и голосование на форумах, активизировать и повышать активное участие в гавернансе
Nick Vasilich
[$25K]
Korean DAO
성장: 사용자들을 하모니 생태계의 임무 및 문화로 이끌며, 커뮤니티에 가치를 전파합니다. 참여: 단기적인 목표와 로드맵의 컨텐츠를 확대하고 하모니 생태계 내의 창의적인 캠페인을 펼칩니다. 다양성: 포럼에서의 다양한 목소리와 투표를 통해 거버넌스 참여를 강화합니다.
CoinEasy - Jaden
Chinese DAO
增长:让用户了解使命和文化,在社区内传播价值观 参与:拓展路线图和里程碑的内容、产品的创意活动 多元化:在论坛内征集建议和投票,强化治理参与度
Yu Yi
Portuguese DAO
Crescimento: Integrar utilizadores nas nossas missões e cultura assim como fertilizar os valores e as comunidades. Compromisso : Aumentar o conteúdo e objectivos a serem desenvolvidos , campanhas criativas e produtos/promoções Facilitar e promover a chegada de novos utilizadores. Diversidade: solicitar vozes e votos em fóruns, reforçar a participação da comunidade de forma apelativa.
BioSensei - Cristiano
Turkish DAO
Caner
Indonesian DAO
Pertumbuhan: memperkenalkan pengguna pada misi dan budaya, sebarkan nilai-nilai ke seluruh komunitas Keterlibatan: menegaskan konten peta jalan dan pencapaian, adakan kampanye kreatif terhadap produk Keragaman: mengumpulkan suara dan pemilihan di forum, memperkuat partisipasi tata kelola yang kuat
Ludi
German DAO
Sev
Vietnamese DAO
Indian DAO