$ 100k 1st tranche: Initial fundraising used for bootstrapping DAO infrastructure and community activation. Primary focus for initial launch has been to build community foundation and ensure Harmony users for success in the long term:
Hosted a dozen AMAs between Twitter Spaces and Discord. Some E xamples:
Twitter Space: https://twitter.com/goldendaoxyz/status/1505953245931315203?s=20&t=VMk34DNQS6OmhtgiykYyHw // https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1dRJZlABkAAKB?s=20
Women in web3 space: https://twitter.com/goldendaoxyz/status/1506333808861229056?s=20&t=2y6qC8SR9ghHLiliqP19DA
NFT 101: https://twitter.com/goldendaoxyz/status/1506385947029430277?s=20&t=2y6qC8SR9ghHLiliqP19DA
Closed out NFT LA with Andrew Yang as th e last speaker for the entire conference, where he spoke on behalf of GoldenDAO about the future of web3. See at https://www.nftla.live/agenda!, https://www.audible.com/pd/NFT-LA-collection-Jeff-Kelley-Hosts-A-Panel-On-The-Future-Of-Community-X-Cryptocurrency-Feat-Andrew-Yang-GoldenDAO-Lobby3-Calista-Wu-Cali-Star-Entertainment-And-William-Tong-GoldenDAO-Podcast/B09XN8XVW3, and also https://twitter.com/goldendaoxyz/status/1508939693462859780?s=20&t=2y6qC8SR9ghHLiliqP19DA
GoldenDAO launch party with over 1,000 attendees throughout the night with Andrew Yang as our host - during the first hour, founding members received VIP and early entry access to be part of a collaborative and intimate environment. We opened up the venue to cultivate a more inclusive experience with others wanting to learn about GoldenDAO, Harmony and the web3 ecosystem. Some photos from the night: Golden Dao - Google Drive and the event link: GoldenDAO Launch Party.
**Established partnerships and sponsors with over a dozen communities and brands including LVMH Hennessey and Liquid Death.
Sharing an active designer for LVMH merchandise who crafted the 18k gold member ring: https://twitter.com/goldendaoxyz/status/1505963007297273856?s=20&t=VMk34DNQS6OmhtgiykYyHw
Activated community-led and hosted dinners and small scale meet ups like this:
Part of the mission is to acclimate AAPI individuals and allies to web3. Our founders have called over 750 people personally to try and activate folk unto our project and a web3 ecosystem. We are committed to lifting one another up in the AAPI community, highlighted as one of the first DAOs for social activism: Andrew Yang Launches New DAO for AAPI Advancement
Rallied 2000 people in-person at NYC including GoldenDAO members in attendance and our very own Jack Liang as a speaker to help prevent the world’s tallest mega jail slated to be built in the heart of Chinatown NYC.
See here: Login • Instagram
And here: https://twitter.com/goldendaoxyz/status/1505629356177113089?s=20&t=2y6qC8SR9ghHLiliqP19DA
As a direct result, the city has cancelled a planned homeless shelter in the neighborhood: https :** //www.nytimes.com/2022/05/02/nyregion/chinatown-shelter-homeless.html
Hosted a GoldenDAO pre-launch party with 150 attendees at one of the most premier venues in NYC: See here: https://twitter.com/goldendaoxyz/status/1507002457431363584?s=20&t=2y6qC8SR9ghHLiliqP19DA
Continue to build an inclusive team of advisors including Harmony members.
Partner with SuperDAO for founding member tooling, governance, airdrop and voting for treasury funds
Secured a fiscal sponsorship with Asian Pacific Community Fund, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization - we’re now able to receive DAO treasury funding to sustain funds, in addition to the NFT founding membership sales.
$200k 3rd tranche: Plans including further expanding community and Harmony x GoldenDAO member integration. Member voted opportunities include but are not limited to:
GoldenDAO x Harmony Fellowship program: deploy ONE to activate the broader community and be more inclusive for those who don’t have the fiscal means to contribute and buy into the founding members community but have created rippling change, impact, and influence. One of our community pillars is to close the gap on economic disparities and demystify the AAPI model minority myth.
GoldenDAO x ONE bounties: Set up bounties and bounty infrastructure for the community to earn rewards for contributions that one makes for community — a tangible way and fair way to compensate community members for their time and efforts, receive ONE.
ERG Activation: We know how important it is to activate employee advocacy to advance DEI initiatives internally. We are partnering with different internal corporate ERGs where we are invited as guest speakers to speak about GoldenDAO and AAPI initiatives. We currently have a few corporations in the pipeline, including JP Morgan, Yelp, Unqork, and Uber. Harmony team members, advisors, can be involved in content to ensure ecosystem education and scale user onboarding across corporations. Speaking fees and donations received from these organizations will also be used to fund the GoldenDAO treasury.
Season 2 NFT: Cast member vote on using Harmony’s HRC721 for GoldenDAO Season 2 NFT
NFT NYC: Hosting multiple events - collaborating with Harmony events team and other DAOs in the ecosystem on marketing, events, and founders meet-ups, community activation, user onboarding. Deploying the 18k gold plated members signet ring during week of 6/19.
NFT Asia 2023 pipeline for NFT Asia’s programming in Singapore, sponsored by the Singaporean government, providing free access for GoldenDAO and Harmony users.
Harmony x GoldenDAO Metaverse : Set-up outpost and branding initiatives to better build community and promote cross platform user collaboration