Overview
Analysis of how funding is categorised in the Catalyst funding process for the Cardano treasury with suggested improvements to funding categorisation
There are a number of issues with the current challenge setting process used in the Catalyst ecosystem. In this documentation you will find a break down of the current process, analysis on different ways to do categorisation, which attributes are preferable and more effective and suggestions towards an improved funding categorisation approach.
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Objective for funding categorisation
Ensuring there is opportunity for any impactful idea or innovation to be submitted and considered by the voters in each and every funding round.
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Contents

  • ​Categorisation Approaches - Analysis looking at the different approaches for funding categorisation and how they impact the funding process to determine which approaches are more desirable.
  • ​Funding Categories Advantages - A list of all of the advantages of using funding categories
  • ​Funding Categories Analysis - Analysing funding categories and how they benefit the Catalyst ecosystem along with addressing any concerns people may have about their usage.
  • ​Categorisation Analysis - Analysis looking at the trade offs between different ways to group focus areas for funding categorisation and also analysis on certain outcomes that are desirable to achieve.
  • ​Historical Analysis & Comparisons - Exploring historical changes in funding categorisations and comparisons between funding categories and challenge settings.
  • ​Community Goals & Objectives - Analysis covering the importance of goals and objective and the implications it has on funding categories and challenge settings
  • ​Challenge Settings - Exploring the current challenge setting process and the issues involved, the issues on how challenge settings are assessed and also a list of the previously selected challenges from previous funding rounds.
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