Aragon project updates: August 2020

Aragon Network DAO, Curve is powered by Aragon, more liquidity rewards, Conviction Funding, and much more!

Hey everyone!

August was one of the most action-packed months in Aragon’s history.

Major roadmap updates, novel governance experiments, and a new aragonOS release to name a few.

Let’s jump right in!

The Aragon Network DAO is coming! πŸ¦…

The Aragon Network is the cornerstone of the Aragon project. And it’s almost here!

ANT liquidity rewards, part deux πŸ€‘

Following the smashing success of the first round on Uniswap, this time we are using Balancer to help mitigate slippage and improve the UX for receiving the rewards. Read more β†’

New Aragon DAO AUM record: $350M πŸ“ˆ

More and more DeFi protocols are calling Aragon home!

Twitter avatar for @AragonProjectAragon πŸ¦… @AragonProject
In recent days, @mstable_ increased the total AUM of Aragon DAOs from about $80M to $350M (+220%) πŸ‘€ We're witnessing the early waves of DeFi β†’ DeGov happening on Aragon, strap in πŸŒŠπŸ„β€β™€οΈ…

DeepDAO @DeepDAO_io

August 11, 2020 on The DAO ecosystem moons from $62.7M to $372M πŸ“ˆπŸš€πŸŒ– @mstable_ is leading the pack. Other DAOs keep going up and up 15 DAOs manage over $1M. Membership is on a steady increase. Brace yourself, DeFi is only 1 use case for DAOs πŸ₯ πŸŒŠπŸ”Š

Curve DAO 🌈

One of the most highly anticipated DeFi DAOs launched on Aragon: CurveDAO. Curve does over $100M in trading volume every day. Curve has parameters that can be governed by its users to improve the protocol and adjust to changing market conditions.

Conviction Funding πŸ—³

This is a Big Deal. Conviction funding is a truly novel way for open, permissionless communities to allocate resources for various purposes fairly. We put up 9k ANT, about $75,000, requesting proposals from the community and having ANT holders vote on their favorites. So far, two proposals have been accepted of the 17 proposals, with more proposals rolling in every day. About 5 more weeks to go! Read more β†’

New ANT controller πŸŽ›

ANT has been updated to be safer as we move closer to the Aragon Network DAO governing the whole Network. Read more β†’

aragonOS 5 released 🦾

After two years, we announced a new release of aragonOS. With it, comes a new flavor of Disputable apps that seamlessly integrate with Aragon Court and Agreements. Check it out β†’

Aragon Network Agreement community review πŸ“œ

The Aragon Network Agreement that will define the subjective rules of the Aragon Network was released for community review before being approved (or not) by ANT holder vote. Read more β†’

Technical details of the Aragon Network πŸ—

While subjective rules make the Aragon Network unique, they are complemented by objective rules, encoded in and enforced by smart contracts. Read more β†’

Exchange listings πŸ’±

In less than a day, ANT was listed on Binance, Huobi, and OKEx.

25k ANT holders πŸ¦…

Total addresses holding ANT sharply rose this month from around 23.5k to 25.9k!

Aragon Experts πŸ‘©β€πŸ”¬

DAO experts are in high demand, so Aragon Experts are as well. We launched the Aragon Experts program so projects looking to engage with skilled experts can make their ideas come to life. Read more β†’


ANT receives highly coveted rating from FCAS.

ANT hits all time high πŸ†™

Surpassing its all-time-high from 2017.

Aragon China 🐼

Aragon’s community in China is rapidly growing, with hundreds of DAO enthusiasts flocking to WeChat groups to discuss and build on Aragon. Among their creations is a localized version of the Aragon client that allows for some of the fastest DAO creation flows we’ve ever seen.

More updates πŸš€