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Pay Where You Work: In-App Payments
Crypto payments are efficient, the current user flow for them is not. Our integrated payments allow you to pay contributors with just a click of their name upon task submission.
One of the biggest problems with regards to UX in crypto is its most fundamental aspect: making payments!
This problem is only compounded when it comes to doing so in the middle of one’s workflow whilst simultaneously using several other platforms.
Now, a very significant problem for DAOs in particular is the fragmentation of workflows across multiple tools. In addition to Discord, forums, and Snapshot, DAO admins are also likely to be using multi-sig wallets to make payments, further increasing the context switching.
Therefore, for DAO admins, payments pose a particularly significant problem. This is because the context switching involved in using multiple tools within their workflow only exacerbates the inefficiency and indeed risk of irretrievably losing funds. Try and visualize this in the context of your own workflow; whilst evaluating a task or bounty, you can make the payment there and then.
Usually, you’d either have to make a mental note to pay the contributor later, or completely switch contexts and retrieve their address manually and feed it into either Metamask or Gnosis Safe. Of course, this is nothing to say about the intrinsic inelegance and anxiety of sending money to 26 character hexadecimal addresses in the first place!
Our DAO Manager solves these problems through its integrated payments.
Want to pay someone? Just click on their name! Want to approve a transaction for your Gnosis multi-sig? Do it in-app, adjacent to the task/bounty you are compensating for! Moreover, this is integrated exactly with where you would judge tasks and bounties for their quality!
In addition to the added ease of use enabled by the reduction in context switching, we would be remiss not to reiterate the security benefits that such integrated payments provide. Anyone that has spent long enough in crypto has likely made an incorrect on-chain transaction, which is of course irreversible. Being able to pay someone’s name rather than address removes a layer of abstraction and makes paying contributors as easy as Venmo or Apple Pay. The transaction might not go through, but it’ll never go to the wrong person.