What is an investment
Some aspects of an investment
– A group of people investing their assets with the goal of making a return.
– Need to move fast and stay agile, so wallet voting is common.
– Often small (10 people or less).
– If they grow, they may launch a governance token and distribute it in proportion to the amount of assets they have in the treasury, and they can “rage quit” with those assets: meaning burning or returning their governance tokens and withdrawing the equivalent portion of the treasury.
Currently, the Aragon App allows you to create a simple multisig
Let’s go through the steps of building your own investment
How to launch your investment
Learn how to build an investment
Set aside about ten minutes for this process. All you need is your own wallet address, but if you have the addresses of some members of your investment
- Go to app.aragon.org and click “create a
Start from app.aragon.org. Click “Create a
.” You’ll see a preview of the steps you’re going to take. Click “Build your ” to continue.
- Choose your blockchain
Choose Ethereum or Polygon. Keep in mind that while transactions are cheaper on Polygon, you might not have access to certain types of assets or strategies, like staking, that you may want in your investment
. So, consider which chain the tokens or NFTs are on that you may want to invest in.
- Name and describe your
Add a name, logo, and description for your
. If you chose Ethereum as your blockchain, you can also choose an ENS name. An ENS name makes it easier to type in the address of your , reducing user error and improving UX significantly!
- Choose multisig voting and paste in the addresses of your members
are typically small, permissioned groups because they need to move fast to deploy capital. Multisig voting in your means you can execute actions as soon as the threshold of wallets approves them, which can be in just minutes!
- Set approval threshold
The only governance setting you will need to set for your multisig
is the approval threshold. We recommend at least 50%.
- Double check parameters and deploy
Now, check over all the parameters to deploy your
. Except for the blockchain you choose, you can change all of these later with a vote.
- Click “Deposit Funds” and copy your
homepage, click the “New Transfer” button and copy your ’s contract address or ENS domain if on Ethereum. Now, head over to the multisig or wallet that you want to move funds from.
- Send funds from your wallet to your new investment
From your wallet, find the “Send” feature and paste in your
’s contract address/ENS domain. Choose the amount of funds you want to deposit into your .
Now celebrate, because your investment
How to operate your investment
Here are a few key actions focused on treasury management that you will likely want to take when operating your investment
To deposit funds into your
Create proposals to withdraw funds:
To withdraw funds from your investment
Swap tokens in the Smart Contract Composer:
To swap tokens directly in your
Next up: more plugins to help you run your organization:
We’re building more plugins to help you run your organization to be able to do more complex tasks like stake assets and mint NFTs. Wallet Connect, which more easily allows you to interact with other dApps, is also on the horizon for the App, so stay tuned! Have experience working with smart contracts and want to try building a plugin yourself? Learn how to build a plugin here.
Build your investment
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