DLABS Worker Proposal - 23 Sept to 23 Nov


Decentral Labs is submitting this proposal to provide services to DXdao such as treasury management and support in governance and operations processes.


In line with current contributor guidelines, this proposal is submitted from the 23rd of September until the 23rd of November.


  • Regular treasury responsibilities
  • Deploy first contracts with Mimic.fi
  • Explore possible use of Zodiac modules for treasury management
  • Map out potential use cases for CowSwap trades from treasury
  • Regular governance / operations responsibilities
  • Set-up Gov Monitoring stand-up calls
  • Set-up Tech-Strategy calls
  • Testing / QA for DXvote
  • DXlegal / ContX


With the passing of the Nimi Incubation Grant (Proposal ID, Mainnet: ​​0x541c4933a86d122acd8ed275ce99b5c9f34f14fd7555730ae371852e62ea0df8) DLABS scope of work shifted to:

40% Nimi

Leading the Nimi effort, onboarding new users, new partners and exploring general market fit for Nimi.

40% Governance

Day to day responsibilities include reviewing live on-chain proposals, ensuring operational proposals are being submitted and passing on time. Reviewing our smart contracts implementations regularly, to get a deeper understanding of our tech-stack and be able to debug more efficiently.

Working with the DXgov team. QA testing new releases and monitoring our various releases for bugs.

Running our governance stand-up call - reviewing proposals for security and monitoring purposes.

Running a regular tech-strategy call, to sync up on technical progress and overall strategy of the tech team.

20% Treasury

Daily treasury monitoring, ensuring we have sufficient operational funds on all bases. Exploring and expanding our ability to do trustless treasury management - i.e. swapping stables on Gnosis Chain through the DXdao avatar thanks to DXgov generic multi calls scheme. Exploring potential partners to help expand to more sophisticated trustless treasury management.


FT - Level 7

USD 18000 for 2 months, 1/2 to be sent on the first payment proposal and 1/2 on the second payment proposal

$15000 DXD

REP 0.3334% for 2 months, 1/2 (3614) to be sent on the first payment proposal and 1/2 (tbd) on the second payment proposal


This proposal also claims DXD vested to DLABS as outlined in this spreadsheet by @allyq

DXD claimed: 18.73


This proposal claims the second part of DLABS worker proposal for the period from 23 Sept to 23 Nov.

Outside of regular governance and treasury responsbilities, below are some deliverables / achievements over this periods of time:

  • Hacked ETH PoW and returned 70 ETH to DXdao
  • Worked with @adamazad on upgrading DXD token on POW - was successful but the ETH is frozen by POW. Didn’t get any further funds, but was a great and fun learning experience.
  • Migrated buybacks from GPv1 to CowSwap
  • Cleaned up GPv1, withdrawing all remaining funds
  • Setting up process to burn DXD from buyback
  • Deployed first Mimic vault for wrapping ETH: Contract Address 0x847713Bc4cB6034849ea8E084319478b805c555A | Etherscan