National DigiFoundry

National DigiFoundry

Digital Asset Innovation Ecosystem

The National DigiFoundry is a member-funded national collaboration initiative to foster continuous innovation in the digital asset ecosystem. Initially funded by the National Science Foundation, the organization is a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) that serves as a business incubator for innovative Web 3/Industry 4.0 startups.

NDF Steering Committee

Dr. Anna Brady-Estevez

US National Science Foundation

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Dr. David Beck

US Space Force

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Ms. Melissa “Lisa” Oliva

US Dept of the Treasury

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Our Story

The National DigiFoundry (NDF) is a national collaboration initiative to foster continuous innovation in the digital asset ecosystem.

It represents an opportunity for public and private sector innovators to work together to mitigate and deal with various risks, frauds, and scams in digital assets. By fostering a public/private partnership with extensive participation, the NDF, a National Science Foundation grant recipient, aims to create an inclusive environment that caters to society’s diverse needs and interests, thereby democratizing financial systems and reducing inequalities.

Mission

Collaboratively exploring global standards and best practices for the use and exchange of digital assets.

NDF Onboarding

  • DigiFoundry website login credentials
  • Access to member- only content
  • Advance notice of NDF events
Patron Membership
  • Complete membership application
membership Subscription
  • Review and sign formal contract document
  • Bronze Foundry Worker-$NDT 2,500
  • Silver Sand Caster- $NDT 5,000
  • Gold Die Caster- $NDT 10,000
  • Centrifugal Caster- $NDT 25,000
  • Governance Continuous Caster – $NDT 50,000
  • Join NDF workgroup(s)
  • Propose industry best practices
  • Vote on industry best practices
  • Propose governance changes
  • Vote on governance changes
  • Propose capital investments
  • Vote on capital investment
  • Sponsor capital investments
  • Membership level NFT for the applicable year

NDF Workgroups

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NDF Workgroup Funding

NDF Workgroups are funded through one of four paths:

Tokenomics

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Tokenomics structure drives the economics of any DAO. Tokenomics also defines the tokens’ role in the ecosystem and their value within the ecosystem. The overall goal is to align the behavior of each member, strengthen the ecosystem, and create trust.
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Stargazer Wallet

NDF DAO Membership

  • Digi-Foundry website login credentials
  • Access to member-only content
  • Advance notice of NDF events
  • Digi-Foundry website login credentials
  • Access to member-only content
  • Advance notice of NDF events
  • $NDT account authorization (Stargazer wallet required)
  • Vote on industry best practices
  • Propose working groups
  • Vote on working groups
  • 2,500 utility tokens
  • Bronze Member NFT for the applicable year
  • Digi-Foundry website login credentials
  • Access to member-only content
  • Advance notice of NDF events
  • $NDT account authorization (Stargazer wallet required)
  • Vote on industry best practices
  • Propose industry best practices
  • Propose working groups
  • Vote on working groups
  • 5,000 utility tokens
  • Silver Member NFT for the applicable year
  • Digi-Foundry website login credentials
  • Access to member-only content
  • Advance notice of NDF events
  • $NDT account authorization (Stargazer wallet required)
  • Propose industry best practices
  • Propose working groups
  • Vote on working groups
  • Vote on industry best practices
  • Vote on research projects
  • 10,000 utility tokens
  • Gold Member NFT for the applicable year
  • Digi-Foundry website login credentials
  • Access to member-only content
  • Advance notice of NDF events
  • $NDT account authorization (Stargazer wallet required)
  • Propose industry best practices
  • Vote on industry best practices
  • Propose research projects
  • Vote on research projects
  • Vote on governance changes
  • 25,000 utility tokens
  • Platinum Member NFT for the applicable year
  • Digi-Foundry website login credentials
  • Access to member-only content
  • Advance notice of NDF events
  • $NDT account authorization (Stargazer wallet required)
  • Propose industry best practices
  • Vote on industry best practices
  • Propose governance changes
  • Vote on governance changes
  • Propose capital investments
  • Vote on capital investment
  • Sponsor capital investments
  • 50,000 utility tokens
  • Governance Member NFT for the applicable year 

Services We Provide

Blockchain, Web 3.0, Crypto Virtual Course Access

No additional charge to Bronze or higher NDF members. One (1) access

SBIR / STTR / Grant Application Strategy Session

No additional charge to Bronze or higher NDF members.

Workgroup Membership

$NDT 2,500 per six-month study period

Professional Certification Exam Voucher

$NDT 2,950 per voucher

Pay Now $NDT 1 = USD $0.10

Live Instructor-Led Events

$NDT 2,000 per attendee

Pay Now $NDT 1 = USD $0.10