Observations of the Dash Treasury DAO

Richard Red
May 16, 2018 · 30 min read

The Dash Treasury

Dash treasury proposals and voting from August 2015 to January 2018

Overview of proposal outcomes

Stacked histogram showing the yes-no scores of proposals, colored by Approval status. Excludes 8 outliers


Who submits successful proposals?

The percentage of Dash allocated to new proposals from eduffield and babygiraffe per month.

Efforts to improve funded proposal outcomes

Proposals that benefit the MNOs directly

What type of proposals are submitted/funded?

Stacked bar chart showing number of proposals per category, color-coded by approval outcome.


Where did the DASH go?

Total amount of DASH awarded and $USD equivalent at time of award by proposal category

Final observations

Masternode participation

Histogram showing number of votes per proposal
The proportion of MNs who voted on each proposal (excluding abstentions)

Multi-month proposals

Small but effective proposals

Is the Dash treasury a Decentralized Autonomous Organization?

Summary points for other blockchain projects with development funds and the intention to decentralize their spending

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Writing about cryptocurrency/blockchain projects that are doing something interesting with regard to governance. Decred contributor.

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