State of the Raid 🔥 April 2022
Updating you on the Latest Happenings at Raid Guild!
Projects and Updates ⚔️
Welcome back - raiders, apprentices, and travelers of the metaverse! Raid Guild is proud to announce big wins by our ETHDenver hackathon teams, strategic partnerships that will surely bear fruit in the long run, and the recruitment of our fourth cohort of apprentices. 🔥
👩🏻💻 ETHDenver 🧑🏻💻
Raid Guild members fielded three teams in the final round of EthDenver hackathon. More than 12,000 people from 100 countries came to Denver, Colorado, to create and share with each other.
Whatever you want to do in the Web3 decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) space, Doer DAO can help! DoerDAO empowers creators to “DAOify” their production process, grow their community with bounties, institute composable governance, conduct advanced treasury management, and issue community dividends.
2. Moloch Rises
Moloch Rises is a decentralized roguelite video game wherein players can level up their non-fungible token (NFT) characters and earn NFT items by fighting through levels of corrupted robots. It’s a play-to-earn game that’s a real video game. This is the first roguelite game with Zero Knowledge technology, enabling game state to be rolled up on-chain.
3. Tavern Keeper
Tavern Keeper is a community game-building platform powered by creative Discord bot interactions, NFT profiles, and organizational achievements. The next step is to build a minimum viable product (MVP) for the demo day of Raid Guild’s fourth cohort, kicking off a Raid Guild hybrid asynchronous/synchronous on-boarding experience, getting fresh users to become early adopters and testers.
💪 State of the Guild 💪
We currently have 141 members, with 12 guild improvement protocols and 23 client jobs in progress. We continue to see more client bids and recruitment interest every day.
🙋🏻♂️ Hire Raid Guild 🙋🏻♂️
Our hiring process got a revamp! Check out the new Hire Us page, where you can get $RAID to bid for a consultation. For potential clients who don’t want to wait their turn, they can bid to move up in the consultation queue. Big thanks to ECWireless and Saimano for building all of this!
🧠 Lessons Learned 🧠
As a service DAO, we are constantly learning. For example: We recommend to get the scope defined and funds locked up before beginning work for new clients.
Moloch Hunter is a new proposal that gives us a designated budget for internal operations, community management, and organizational development. Raid Guild will be rewarding internal initiative and a spirit of volunteerism, because goodwill deserves to be recognized. Big thanks to Scott for putting this together!
Clients often invite Raid Guild members to join their teams. The strength of our talent pool is that we help each other upskill, assist each other as force multipliers, and open doors for each other. When a client hires Raid Guild, in addition to receiving a highly skilled Raid Party, that Raid Party also has access to the expertise of the entire guild.
Raid Guild is two years old, which is ancient in DAO terms. It is the OG service DAO. We’re often contacted for advice about how to DAO and how to provide services as a DAO. We’re believers in open source. We share our learnings and our tools. Most importantly, we lead with development and follow with marketing - not the other way around. What do you think? Would you like to read a “How to DAO” book by RaidGuild or take online courses that we teach?
🤝 Partnerships 🤝
Raid Guild has been making friends!
WAGMI Project: Token swap between Dystopia labs and Raid Guild
Developer DAO: Large community with developers and NFTs who want to learn from RaidGuild
💰 Raid Token 💰
In order to bring the wider Web3 ecosystem together with Raid Guild, we are creating incentives through RAID across DAOs and helping DAOs think through their own token economies. Projects we are aligned with in the space include the following.
Gitcoin DAO (GTC)
Dystopia Labs (WAGMI)
If you feel like collaborating on this front, contact us through Discord!
🕺🏽 Season 4 Gathering 🕺🏽
The fourth cohort of recruits are well on their way to full membership! Apprentices and seasoned raiders alike are welcome to review the workshop for additional context. Thank you to, Geo Web, a digital land registry, for sponsoring bounties.
✨ Hot Projects ✨
After selecting from the Geo Web project board, Season 4 cohort members presented their projects to the guild on Demo Day.
There’s a new notice board for Nifty Chess and some progress on scaling, funding and deployment on Gnosis chain for Kickback Events.
DAOhaus Data Vis Project is rumored to hold great mystery and intrigue for a worth party of adventure seekers.
🖤 MolochDAO Grant Funding Round 🖤
A round of funding proposals for MolochDAO began on 4 April 2022. Check out their most recent blog post for details. They might suggest that you drink blood, harvested from the demon god of coordination failure. Yeah, we love them for that.
🗺️ Join the Community 🗺️
Props to Our Community
Eth Denver Hackathon Finalists:
launchninja, flip, BruceDev, alcibiades, Govinda, JonValjonathan, WillyB, Autocrat, bluewhiteorange, BeauTroxclair.eth and Rowdy
State of the Raid Contributors: Govinda, winevault, LukeKK, Bau, Musashi and BorrowLucid
Season 4 logo design by Paloma