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Poject Catalyst is an experiment to bring on-chain governance to Cardano. People building on Cardano can receive funds from the Cardano treasury to build cool stuff every three months... and there's more:


Cardano Project Catalyst by the Numbers

Cardano was founded and launched by IOG, Emurgo, and the Cardano Foundation. To a great extent these entities still lead development and decision-making for the network; in other words, it is largely “Centralized”.

Someday, however, this power will be transferred entirely into the hands of Cardano-holders. The Cardano network will be managed by a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO). Project Catalyst is the proving ground and laboratory for the Cardano Community to learn what it means to function as a DAO:

  • What works, and what doesn’t?
  • What is inspiring, and what is discouraging?
  • How can we hold collaboration in one hand, and accountability in the other?
  • How can we be inclusive and global in light of diverse…

Cardano Flirts with Representative Democracy

Picking up where the United States stopped, and Britain before them, and the Roman republic before that, Cardano is flirting with representative governance. After…

Project Catalyst Fund 8 Governance in full swing

On Thursday March 17, Cardano’s Project Catalyst crested the hill of Fund 8. Thousands of proposals have been Submitted, Refined, and Finalized. Now the…

卡尔达诺在 2022 年开创性的区块链治理大展宏图

Governance: “The system by which an organization is controlled … the mechanisms by which an organization and its people are held to account.”

Every…

2021 Reflections & The Year Ahead: with Charles Hoskinson

In a Christmas Eve YouTube chat, Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson reflected on the achievements and challenges of 2021, and looked ahead to what is…

Ideafest! Come meet over 70 Catalyst Proposals and the humans behind them!

This Saturday starting at 15:00 UTC, the Cardano community will get a chance to hear from dozens of Project Catalyst 6 proposal teams! Teams…

ShapeShift is Decentralizing

In the coming year, a company of about 65 people and 6.5 Million USD in revenue will relinquish control of its future to its…

Project Catalyst reaches 200,000 plus voters

On July 2, the Cardano Project Catalyst team posted the final voting results for “Fund 4”. According to the project’s website: **“Project Catalyst is…

Project Catalyst

Project Catalyst Funded Proposals Part II - Mad Scientists on Parade

The nature of the work of a funded proposer varies widely, depending on the nature of the work. Some projects amount to a few…

Project Catalyst Funded Proposals - Mad Scientists on the Launchpad

If you know about Project Catalyst, you likely know mostly about the public-facing front end: The Campaigns, the proposals, the votes. In the 8…

Project Catalyst - An Invention with 1000 Steps

For curious minds bent on discovery and innovation, few things beat an old fashioned experiment… except, perhaps, 1000 experiments!

Thomas Edison is famous for…

Become a Project Catalyst Proposer - Part III: Market your idea and help get out the vote!

Technically, this step is optional, and we certainly don’t know of a one-size-fits-all strategy. However, putting some effort into spreading the word about your…

Become a Project Catalyst Proposer - Part II: Anatomy of a Proposal

First, it’s helpful to understand that you have two audiences for your proposal. The biggest audience, as you know, is the voters. The…

Becoming a Project Catalyst Proposer - Part I: The Right Challenge for You

One of the most common questions we hear from you is: How can I submit a proposal to Project Catalyst? In this 3-part series,…

Blockchain: More than Just Cryptocurrency

Awareness of blockchain technology is spreading beyond the walls of software companies, dorm rooms, and other enclaves of seemingly irrelevant nerdery. Almost without exception,…

Cardano's Catalyst Circle, An Experiment In Blockchain Governance

One of the most exciting things about Blockchain is the idea that it can be used to share responsibility and decision making in a…

8 Ways to participate in Project Catalyst and Earn Monies in Fund 7!

On Nov 11, during the weekly Cardano town hall meeting, Charles Hoskinson announced the kickoff of Project Catalyst Fund 7. I counted 500+ Zoom…

The Cardano Roadmap: the history, the future, and YOU

Every blockchain network is fundamentally a software development project. It starts with a small team and a big idea. If the idea works, the…

Cardano's Project Catalyst: Experiments in Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO)

Project Catalyst is an experiment in collaboration and innovation for Cardano. This experiment is made possible by the Cardano blockchain. The format of Project…

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