Governance as a source of alpha
As analysts, a key part of our research involves spending time reading and engaging in community governance discussions. Over the last few months, we’ve participated and generated proposals to projects as varied as Aragon, PowerPool, Aave, Nexus Mutual, Melon Protocol, Yearn Finance, Pickle Finance and many others. This is how we keep our finger on the pulse of the latest developments in crypto, as well as where things are headed. One of the things that makes us most bullish on this industry is the quality of discourse that can be gleaned from the top DeFi communities as well as the level of insight of many of the community members.
Aave in particular has one of the strongest communities in the DeFi space. Forged in the fires of the bear market, Aave’s community has self-selected for the most knowledgeable, engaged and long-term oriented participants. This is what enabled Aave to continue maintaining and growing it