First conceived by DAO OGs all the way back in 2014, Colony is the most powerful, practical, flexible, and easy-to-use DAO framework.
Colony has everything an organization needs to operate on-chain. Payments, teams, authority, governance, fundraising, revenue sharing, arbitration, the ability to interact with any other smart contract on Ethereum, and a whole lot more.
In a healthy organization, voting should be rare. That's why Colony operates a more agile system of 'lazy consensus'. It means organizations spend their time productively, not endlessly voting.
Colony Core provides powerful primitives for finances, org structure, and authority. Extensions are plug-ins that build on those, shaping organizations according to their needs.
Colony makes DAOs easy. Unlike the complicated, clunky competition, Colony's application seamlessly integrates powerful DAO functionality into a polished, logical, and easy to use experience.
If you want to efficiently build a project with people from all over the world, you need a colony.
If you want to incentivize and pay contributors in a fair and transparent way, you need a colony.
If you want to maximize your project's scalability, you need a colony.
Find out more about the why behind Colony in this blog post.