Badger DAO Weekly Newsletter #2

Digg launch, infrastructure, new Setts

Hey there, Badgers.

The Badger DAO’s community infrastructure is shaping itself at a rapid pace. With the launch of more features and a new product around the corner, the Badgers are . 🦡

Weekly Recap

Badger Runs Gitcoin Grants Round 8 Airdrop

The Badger DAO aims to support all public goods. The wonder of open source is that it is available to anyone, and supports the ethos of decentralization and permissionless software. Badgers are all about people who build more tools for the ecosystem. Badger DAO has allocated 2% of the $Badger supply to help fund projects from Gitcoin’s grants program, with the first $200k having been already sent. Badger DAO has also created another airdrop program for Gitcoin donors, allowing all donors up until the 17th in December to be rewarded for supporting awesome projects.

Snapshot now recognizes your cumulative Badger position

This includes your $Badger tokens staked in a Sett, or in liquidity provision. We will be going live with BIP 6/7 today as they both met the voting threshold on the forum.

$Digg Token Distribution Discussion

$Digg is a massive step forward for the Badger DAO, as it will be the first product that will have full community support and decision making in the process. This is what DAOs do: discuss cool products and vote on their execution. Check out this forum post, where you can share your opinion regarding the token launch, parameters, and vesting. The activity so far has been incredible.

$Digg Token Logo Design Contest

As part of kicking off our job roles and bounties, the Badgers believe in fun competitions that create excitement and brand development for the community. The very first one of which is a design contest for the $Digg logo. There have already been several amazing submissions from the badgers, which will certainly push the boundaries of where this brand can stretch. Have a look in the thread and let ‘em know you think!

Badger Bounty Board

The Badgers are building a public collection of one-off tasks that anyone can claim and get to work on. The Badger DAO has its doors open for anyone who wants to contribute. Please read the thread and contact the appropriate people if you would like to take on a bounty.

Badger Improvement Proposals

What’s Ahead for Badger DAO

  • Badger App v2

  • Badger to Launch Sushi Setts

  • Badger Sett stakers to earn shared fees

  • Shield mining for Badger’s 2nd insurance provider

  • Onboarding of 15 new operational team members

  • 2nd security audit

That’s all for now. Feel free to follow us on Twitter and join our Discord to get in on the conversation. Until next time, Badgers. 🦡

-Badger DAO