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How MakerDAO plans to beat the market

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Amid DeFi challenges, MakerDAO demonstrates growth as DAI supply rebounds. SubDAOs are introduced to bolster governance and diversify functions.

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  • In a challenging DeFi landscape, MakerDAO saw growth with a rebound in DAI supply.
  • Introduction of SubDAOs aimed to enhance governance and expand capabilities.

Despite the DeFi sector’s recent struggles, MakerDAO [MKR] was charting a course toward sustainability and profitability. Central to this journey was the enduring popularity of DAI, the stablecoin issued by MakerDAO.


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DAImond in the rust

New data illustrated a resurgence in DAI supply over the past few months. This uptick in DAI circulation boded well for MakerDAO’s financial health, especially in the current interest rate environment.

Maker stood out as one of the most resilient on-chain business models in this context.

Network growth metrics for DAI were on an upward trajectory, indicating heightened interest among new users. While network growth thrived, the market capitalization remained steadfast.

However, Maker did experience a setback, with the Total Value Locked (TVL) declining by 13.1%.

Source: Santiment

New plans for MakerDAO

In response to the complex and expanding ecosystem, MakerDAO introduced SubDAOs, a new governance approach.

These SubDAOs would be characterized by their agility, independence, and specialization. They operate autonomously, allowing experimentation and development aligned with specific business objectives.

The MakerDAO community is preparing to launch four SubDAOs, each associated with its SubDAO token distributed via farming to DAI holders.

This innovative move seeks to combine the strengths of MakerDAO’s established presence with the flexibility of nimble, specialized SubDAOs.

Furthermore, SubDAOs will have access to Maker’s Contributor Ecosystem, which comprises contributions from over 30 companies. This includes EVM/Solidity-focused development firms, ensuring that SubDAOs can leverage a pool of talent and resources to achieve their objectives.


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The introduction of SubDAOs not only underscores the DAO’s adaptability but also diversifies its capabilities and offerings. This diversification aligns with the long-term vision for MakerDAO’s sustainability and relevance in the dynamic DeFi sector.

Despite the positive indicators, MKR, the governance token of MakerDAO, was trading at $1373 at the time of writing. The token has maintained price stability but experienced a decline in trading volume over the past week.

Source: Santiment

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Himalay is a full-time journalist at AMBCrypto. A Computer Science graduate, Himalay writes about crypto with a special focus on the latest coin-based updates. He is a fan of gonzo journalism, transgressive fiction, heavy metal, and Manchester United.
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