Observations of the Dash Treasury DAO

This post considers DASH’s treasury model and history of proposal voting. Relevant data and R code are in this github repository.

This post is structured as follows:

  • Introduction to Dash and the Treasury DAO
  • Review of Treasury Proposals from August 2015 — January 2018
  • Summary of relevant points for decentralized governance of development funds

DASH was I think the first cryptocurrency to award a portion of the block reward to a fund which is administered by a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) for the purpose of developing and promoting the project. There are other projects that have a built-in funding mechanism, I’ve written about some of them here as part of a larger piece on governance.

The Dash Treasury

Masternode Operators (MNOs) are key actors in the Dash network. Dash Masternodes (MNs) provide certain services (InstantSend and PrivateSend) to users, receive 45% of the block reward, and collectively control the project’s development fund through voting. A MNO can operate multiple MNs.

Each month, DASH dispenses 10% of the block rewards for that ….

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