DeepDAO, an internet site aggregating information on decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs), has raised $3 million for future enlargement in a spherical led by enterprise capital corporations Hypersphere and DFG.
An announcement asserts the “overwhelming demand for DeepDAO’s seed spherical reveals robust curiosity in information merchandise for the DAO area and the assumption the DAO ecosystem will develop.”
DeepDAO v1 at present supplies information for greater than 100 DAOs, aggregating information on organizations’ treasuries, membership, and governance.
Based on the location, DAOs at present signify more than 66,000 members and $587 million in property beneath administration (AUM) — though the AUM has fallen 46% from greater than $1 billion previously month amid the latest crypto market downtrend. DAO treasuries are nonetheless up greater than 300% since early November nonetheless.
Talking to Cointelegraph, DeepDAO founder and CEO, Eyal Eithcowich, predicts the entire AUM of DAOs will exceed $10 billion in AUM and signify a couple of million customers by the top of 2021.
Founding advisor to DeepDAO and Bitfwd Capital chairman, Daniel Bar said the group plans to develop information protection, combine DAOs from extra networks, and launch new governance instruments utilizing the funds. Bar additionally famous the platform will provide an enhanced person expertise, together with social feeds and boards, stating:
“The decentralized governance area is growing at a breakneck pace, DeepDAO is serving […] the DAO area by offering a one cease store the place governance will be tracked.”
“We’re dedicated to itemizing all these governance techniques throughout a number of chains and platforms, discover and analyze them as one giant ecosystem, and supply social options and companies to allow a clear and energetic neighborhood,” added Eithcowich.
Regardless of the speedy development of DAOs over the previous yr, Bar notes plenty of challenges going through the nascent sector, together with id, standardization, and a steep studying curve.
“Most individuals nonetheless consider DAOs as a nebulous idea, the ‘Aha second’ that DAOs are Web3’s social community didn’t click on to most individuals but. Nevertheless it’s getting nearer,” Bar mentioned.
Hypersphere associate, Jack Platts, described the DeepDAO platform as making decentralized governance “simply accessible to everybody,” stating:
“Decentralized protocols are ruled by their customers, however to unlock the transparency and inclusivity we want top quality instruments.”