Our million-dollar baby: Project Catalyst
The next Catalyst funding round will be our most accessible and ambitious round of funding yet
12 February 2021 3 mins read
We launched Project Catalyst six months ago as a series of experiments to advance on-chain governance and accelerate community-driven innovation on Cardano. The project seeks to achieve the highest levels of community collaboration and to seed the best ideas with development funding via a community-moderated process. Community, innovation, funding, value, growth – Catalyst…
Project Catalyst – the first winning proposals
The community has spoken and 11 projects will receive funding to advance the Cardano ecosystem
12 January 2021 4 mins read
Project Catalyst is an ongoing experiment in exploring decentralized innovation and collaboration at its highest level. As the first stage in the Voltaire roadmap, it challenges participants to pool their ingenuity, creativity and passion to identify ground-breaking projects that support Cardano’s growth.
Fund2 was the first time that Project Catalyst participants pitched…
Five lessons in blockchain governance
Project Catalyst is bringing collective innovation to Cardano.
15 October 2020 6 mins read
Project Catalyst is, at its heart, a series of experiments in innovation and governance. Once it was decided to set up a funded system to encourage innovation for Cardano, the IOHK team decided to collaborate with our global community from the start. So, that’s what we did. Now, with two funds already incubating hundreds of proposals and fostering thousands of conversations, we…
Project Catalyst; introducing our first public fund for Cardano community innovation
An exciting experiment to start building the future of Cardano
16 September 2020 4 mins read
Today, we are announcing the launch of Project Catalyst’s first public fund, an important first step into the world of on-chain governance, treasury, and community innovation for Cardano.
The public fund launch follows five months of intense activity, across two previous trial ‘funds’. ‘Fund 0’ was the very first experiment, using a focus group made up from IOG team members…