DAOchem is a mixture of on- and off-chain governance data sources which react to produce a holistic view of DAO governance. We are working to integrate data on smart contract parameters, voting activity, Twitter activity, and contributor sentiment to help DAO creators, contributors and researchers understand the governance landscape.

An overarching question driving our work is: are DAOs "working" right now? Are they what they say they are? Are they achieving their stated goals? How do DAO contributors feel about their experiences? To answer these questions, we're less interested in the nitty-gritty operational details specific to each DAO and more in patterns of governance structures and behaviors that might be observed across DAOs. In particular:

We are creating new datasets from a variety of sources to help us investigate:

This database and website is a work in progress! Currently, the database has the following record counts: