WTF is Downhill Nouns DAO

Downhill Nouns DAO is a global, community-run organization that uses money raised by the community to fund open-source technology, art and public-works projects. Downhill Nouns DAO positively impacts the world by funding ideas and fostering permissionless collaboration.

Ownership in Downhill Nouns DAO is accessible to anyone. Downhill Nouns DAO rewards creators, builders, and community participants with money and voting power, and the community builds out the Downhill Nouns DAO vision, together.

Anyone can earn a living and decision making power in Downhill Nouns DAO for their efforts.

How can I help?

There's a way for everyone to get involved with Downhill Nouns DAO. Whether you're an artist, athlete, scientist, professional, academic, engineer, organizer, designer, content creator, educator, worker etc, Downhill Nouns DAO funds people and projects of all sizes and domains.

If you're excited about Downhill Nouns DAO, there's a place for you.

How does it work

Our community raises money through the sale of DH Nouns and votes. The money raised is held in our community treasury, and we collectively decide how to spend it to further our mission.

Artists create DH Nouns, and the community votes on their favorite art piece. Downhill Nouns DAO artwork is original work and stored directly onchain (not IPFS). Every day, the community chooses the next DH Noun to send to auction.

DH Noun auction proceeds are split between the treasury and the artist behind each DH Noun. Artists who have their art auctioned receive their split of proceeds in the form of Downhill Votes and ETH. The proportion of votes and ETH artists receive is configurable by Downhill Nouns DAO.

Downhill Votes are a nontransferable token that tracks your contributions to Downhill Nouns DAO. Votes can be purchased at any time, by anyone. The price of votes is determined by a continuous VRGDA. On average, 1000 votes are sold every day.

All DH Noun holders are members of Downhill Nouns DAO. One DH Noun is equal to 1,000 votes. The treasury is controlled exclusively by DH Noun and Downhill Votes holders via governance.

How is Downhill Nouns DAO different from Nouns?

Ownership in Downhill Nouns DAO is accessible to everyone, and available at any price point.

There are two ways to get voting power in Downhill Nouns DAO:

The DAO is governed 50/50 by DH Noun and Downhill Votes holders.

Vote sales are not exclusionary, but are accessible to all.

The DH Noun daily auction puts up the top voted art piece as chosen by the community, and profits are split with the artist.

How is Downhill Nouns DAO similar to Nouns?

Downhill Nouns DAO is inspired by Nouns. 1 DH Noun, every day, forever.

Many of the contracts are a fork of Nouns.

Like Nouns, Downhill Nouns DAO is a community-run organization that uses money raised by the community to fund open-source technology, art and public-works projects.

Downhill Nouns DAO committed at the protocol level to a targeted issuance of Downhill Votes every day through a VRGDA, and an auction of 1 DH Noun every day, forever.

Downhill Nouns DAO is CC0. No one owns the brand, and you can use it any way you want, without asking for permission from anyone.

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Why does it matter?

Downhill Nouns DAO is important because it incentivizes anyone to help build a positive future for everyone. Instead of working for a corporation with a sole pursuit of profit, you can spend your time and energy growing community-led impact in the world that benefits the public.

Downhill Nouns DAO empowers you to spend your time building for a better future.

What is our purpose?

Share our love for speed and respect for the mountains. Support and grow local communities. Empower athletes and content creators. Share our dream to build our decentralized downhill revolution, together.