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Biweekly update 1st August — 14th August


GitHub metrics
Developer activity (from Collateralized DAO Proxy Services as an Aragon Network use case by Luke Duncan (@lkngtn, Lead Research). Staking Pool DAOs by Luke Duncan (@lkngtn, Lead Research).

Aragon DAC, a new community effort to foster Aragon’s development led by Giveth: Aragon decentralizes into two teams. The original team (Aragon One) and a Giveth DAC (a Decentralized Altruistic Community on the Giveth platform), both funded by the Aragon Foundation.

8 Step Tutorial: build your own Aragon App in Building Blocks Blog: an eight-step tutorial that guides through creating an Aragon Voting application from scratch.

Social encounters

Aragon against censorship — Goodbye Medium, hello Ghost: Aragon is taking action against censorship by moving away from Medium. Aragon is announcing two new blogs, one for Aragon Project and one for Aragon One team.

Join Aragon One: a blogpost talking about the technical roles the team are currently hiring for at Aragon One and community referrals program ($1000 USD in ANT as a referral fee to community members that recommend someone who joins the team).

The Enshack unconference sponsored by Aragon on 11 August, 2018. Beltran — @lyricalpolymath: “@sohkai at #enshack showing the many amazing ways in which @AragonProject uses #ENS @ensdomains in their dapp: to give identity to users, organizations and also code packages deployed on chain”.

The Social Coding #Blockternship in Giveth blog: announcing hackathon sponsored by Aragon.

Aragon 24h Hackathon at San Francisco on 18 August 2018.

Head of Design, Jouni Helminen, Will be speaking at The Ethfinex Blockchain Meet-up on 22 August 2018.

Luke Duncan — research lead from the Aragon Project is the fourth adviser for the First Conference on Distributed Governance (Athenes, 7th — 9th of December 2018) alongside with Vlad Zamfir, Andy Tudhope from Status and Lane Rettig from the EIP0 initiative.

What is Aragon? — post on the new district0x Educational Portal explaining how and why they choose to use Aragon for their project.

A series on personal productivity by Luis Cuende (Cofounder of Aragon Project, CEO of Aragon One): Tips and tricks on how to increase work output while being healthy and happy.


Token holders and the number of transactions dynamics (from


The Architect Release

Alpha: April 2018

Bug bounty (mainnet): From May 2017 to July 2018

Beta (mainnet): August 2018

Partnerships and team members

Aragon Job Openings:

  • Web3 Developer
  • Frontend Developer
  • Web Developer
  • DevOps
  • EVM/Solidity Engineer
  • Developer Relations
  • Office Manager
  • Executive Assistant
  • UI Developer at Aragon One − Contract Position


ETHBerlin — @ETHBerlin:“Happy to announce our three Carlos Matos (main) sponsors: @AragonProject, @joincolony and @gnosisPM”. — Request for comment: Aragon Crowdfunding App, to enable more responsible crowdfunding with DAOs by Max Semenchuk.

Reddit discussion on Aragon vs Kleros?

ETHIndia Hackathon: Aragon mentioned in the article.

Social media activity

Social media activity

Twitter — average number of retweets is 10–15 for one post.

The number of Reddit threads’ comments are: 1–15.

Aragon chat — active discussions on development and development help.

Aragon Research — latest topics:

Decentralizing Aragon’s governance — a proposal from Luis Cuende (co-founder of Aragon) to give ANT holders more direct authority in project governance in the short-term.

Dynamic Permissions for Organization “Actions” with Signer Integration — a proposal for how to enable DAOs to interact with external applications and protocols, e.g. a DAO participating in an ETH staking pool or breeding cryptokitties.

Discussion on Vote Buying/Dark DAOs — a discussion on recent articles about using trusted execution environments as a way to coordinate trustless vote buying/bribery rings and how that related to blockchains and on-chain governance generally.



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