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.

12 Product DAOs ($39M)

NameBudgetMandatesGovernorsFunded
Cross-chain DeFi
$1M
$80K
Cross-chain NFT
$13M
$80K
Cross-chain DAO
$1M
$80K
Cross-chain Tools
$1M
$80K
Wallet Frontends
$7M
$80K
Wallet Web3
$5M
$80K
Wallet Web2
$5M
$80K
Wallet Security
$3M
$80K
Fintech Gateways
$1M
$80K
Fintech Corporate
$1M
$80K
Fintech Regional
$1M
$80K
Fintech Impacts
$1M
$80K

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

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
Coordinape
$50K
MetaGammaDelta
$250K
SporkDAO
$50K
Opolis
$50K
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.
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.
Zi Wang Rokett
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.

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

100 Ports ($20M)

NameAmount
MADinArt
$200K
APY.Vision
$50K
Galaxii
$50K
88mph
$100K
Perpetual
$100K
Hundred Finance
$50K
MAI Finance
$250K

50 Investments ($20M)

NameAmount
RPC Pocket Network
$100K
DeFi Alliance?
$250K
Garlam Won?
$250K

1000 Bounties ($30M)

NameAmountDeliverables
Forever.ONE social moments
$50K
Chat-as-a-library
$50K
NFT.nyc Launch Event
$25K
Timeless's Gated-Access via Vibe/PoA
$50K
RaidGuild
$50K
Air Supply
$50K
3-month PR campaigns
Privacy Mixer
Content translation
Mutual Knowledge
$75K
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“Create Wealth in Harmony” Book
$50K

50 Fellows ($5M)

NameMentorHoursDeliverablesExpertise
Abhi Purushotham
Peter Abilla
30
Rosa J Cano
Li Jiang
30
Hakwan Lau
Li Jiang
15
neuroscience, data marketplace, defi-supported basic income
Matt McDonald
Li Jiang
30
Aaron Li
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15
Sergey Karasev
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30
Jarvis Qian
Leo Chen
30
Hash Mesan
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Shaohan Alex Chen
Rongjian Lan
Wilson Cui
Rongjian Lan
Ivo Elenchev
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Victa Phu
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Tejassvi Kaushal
Ganesha Upadhyaya
John Whitton
Ganesha Upadhyaya

1000 Contributors ($7.8M)

2000 Hunters ($30M)

NameMentorHoursDeliverablesExpertise

10,000 Income ($10M)

NameMentorHoursDeliverablesExpertise