Examining DAO Operations: Our Research, Collated

What works, and what doesn't, in the world of DAO Ops
2022-08-01 • DAO Autonomy

We've been very pleased to see that our research into DAO operations has been so well received, but Twitter isn't always the best place for saving and tracking that information over time. That's why we put together this blog post. This page is where we'll collate all of our published research, and keep it up-to-date as we release new research. Enjoy, and if you're interested in discussing any of this research with us, please join the Discord or email us for more info on partnerships!

First up: the original thread of DAO research. This thread uses data from Deep DAO and analyzes the 65 largest DAOs (ranked by treasury), looking into the most popular assets, the diversity of those treasuries, and the yield that they earn.

You can read the thread here and the full report here.

This thread looked at DAO pain points, with a focus on potential use-cases where autonomous services could make an impact.

You can read the thread here.

This thread takes Gnosis Safe data and attempts to determine which applications its users are interact with the most.

You can read the thread here and read the full report here.

This thread examines DAO proposals and their votes to determine which DAOs have the most engaged voter communities.

Read the thread here and read the full report here.

This thread looks at proposals by category: which categories receive the most votes? You can read the thread here and dive into the raw data here.

This thread asks "How has proposal activity changed over time?

You can read the thread here and check out the raw data here.

This thread looks at the most pressing issues across the top 100 DAOs. You can read the thread here and look at the full report here.

We've expanded our look into DAO ops with this thread about contributor experience.

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