Structure of work

Structure of work

🌱 Ecosystem Care

Network & community builders, entrepreneurs, developers, lawyers, regulators and academics working with the networks. People, who have potential to drive blockchain industry.


  • Information overload & Ambiguity
  • Bridges, not walls
  • Clear expectations agreements and participation
  • Help setup specific goals & tasks
  • Clear focus, priorities and planning
  • Decrease cognitive load
  • Provide financial compensation
  • Recognize and praise contributors
  • Enable more transparency (decision making process etc)


  • Open up roles
  • Use participative tools (github/underscore, google docs...)
  • Resource distribution protocols
  • Building alignment across the contributors
  • Strategy presentations (videos in the newsletter?)
  • Regular surveying


  • Sources
    • Individual donations (open fun prizes for different level contributions – e.g. 1 hour consulting on self organization, or a set of book/articles)
    • Grants (talk with foundations) Grant request example
    • Membership fee (magazine?)
    • Paid services (trainings, workshops)
    • Investments
  • Distribution Mechanism (Aragon, Giveth, Moloch...)
  • Workshop on paid products
  • Ask community for help
  • Legal Institution? partner with someone?

Onboarding & Contribution Guidance

  • Checklist
  • Wiki
  • Personal support
  • School of self organization project? e.g. monthly education and consulting session

Governance model and practices



  • The best place to around major conferences – nice, big, cozy
  • free for contributors of the dgov
  • Place for the afterparties




Burning man as a reference

Candidates: Nata Drik, Polina Aladyina

🤝 Leadership, Collaboration and Communication Support

Create more interoperability, collaboration and experimentation.


  • Support the industry collaborations, synergies and standardization
  • Launch 10 investable project
  • Identify stakeholders & funding strategy
  • Enable Cross Functional Complexity

Communication Layer

  • Newsletter
    • Curating a monthly newsletter (+ highlights of the month)
    • Support the space projects with publicity
    • Enable time-warp (send in the most convenient time)
    • Summary of the month chat topics/activity
  • Network Map & SSID
    • Integrate ID system with contacts, hubs maps etc (Keybase?)
    • Maintaining and expanding the ecosystem map
    • Add profiling info (interests, skills etc)
    • Reputation
    • Matchmaking tool
  • BUIDL chat with channels
  • Moderating the #buidl chat on Telegram and potentially other channels (rotating moderation?)
  • Allowing #build cross-posting
  • Calendar – curating the event calendar
  • Informational Partnerships
  • Regular meetups in various cities etc – Organize and participate in local network events / meetups. Goal – self-education?
  • Forum
  • #dgov blog / journal – use medium or for the network relevant articles
  • Shared glossary/definitions
  • Job board / forum topic?
  • Arrangements with John L (Aragon), Kate B (DAO Stack)...

Open Value Network Layer

  • Sobol: goals, structures, agreements
  • Conflict management layer
    • Mediators list & process
    • Ethical and legal platform for innovation
    • NVC court
  • Custodians (funds, personal data)
  • Workshops (Design Thinking etc)
  • Use blockchain for efficient data exchange inside the network
  • If we loose inactive part of the community moving to the new platform – it can be refershing and good

Culture Layer

  • Ministry of memes – develop artful insights on what's going on in the network (sensemaking)
  • Art
  • Games
  • Fun
  • Inspiration
  • SWAG
  • Stickers, posters etc
  • Create a show – create funny reviews about the companies and people in the industry

Candidates: Max Semenchuk, Denys Andrushenko

🧠 Researchers / Knowledge production support


  • Run the research producing events
  • Support the projects & researches with connections, coverage etc
  • Coordinate the ongoing researches with the academics (avoid overlaps)
  • Help researchers find right people to interview
  • Identify the needs for tools
  • Identify stakeholders & funding strategy
  • A knowledge base has been created (companies, reports, events, etc.)

Working Groups

  • Manage the portfolio of researches
  • Take any group and develop it forward, even if a bit
  • Should be titled as the end result of the work

Srategic Foresight




Research partnership

ISSDG, Ledgerback, Sensorica, govlabs, Institute of innovating governance, Future Law

Wikipedia as a research platform

  • S3nd research straight to the wikipedia. Setup bounties for the successful publish
  • It will also create great traffic magnet
  • Compensate top authors, they can delegate funds

Candidates: Andriy Sobol, Alex Kozlov, Sergei Chan, Kirill Kirikov, Vitaly Fish

🎗️External Audience brand awareness & integration

Political scientists (governance researchers and academics), Social scientists, Sociologists, Economists (incl. behavioral), Artists, Judges, Lawyers, Politicians, Philosophers & Ethologists, Activists (Do-ers, change agents), Systemic thinkers (complexity experts, practitioners of transformation), Anthropologists, Game theory & mathematics, Hippies, Developers, SSID People, Psychologists, Platform coop people, Interdisciplinary people, Students, Holacracy and sociocracy experts, Coaches, Social workers.


  • Create greater awareness about the topic
  • Amplify the movement and the network
  • Identify stakeholders & funding strategy

Brand & Identity

  • Attract branding specialist
  • Develop the brand further

Awareness / educational campaign

  • Meetups
  • Case Studies
  • Media Collabs
  • Website
  • tag campaign – Maintaining the twitter communication channel, so everyone has a chance to exchange news under the „hashtag“ #va2030 and can keep up to date with what is going on in the space.
  • Educational animated videos?
  • Make a movie
  • Create a wiki page about network/governance (link would be highly important)

Candidates: Diana King, Saya Semenchuk