Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO)

By CoinGecko | Updated on Mar 03, 2020
Open source and decentralized systems that do not require centralized operators or controllers. A decentralized autonomous organization can vote on various aspects of a system without the need of central controller. Members of a decentralized autonomous organization are typically made up of token holders whose voting strength are proportional to their holdings relative to the whole ecosystem.

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