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Are there safeguards preventing big centralised exchanges like Binance and Kraken from having too much power in projects like Catalyst?

The current voting process is anonymous. It will be impossible to prevent any major ADA holders from influencing voting to favor a particular project proposal and take money from Treasury. However, ...
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Voting on Catalyst with Ledger hardware wallet

Yes, firmwares updates for this feature has been already submitted to both Trezor and Ledger. Now, it is up to them, when they will release an update of their firmware to their customers. Edit: they ...
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What is the difference between "Voltaire" and "Project Catalyst"?

Voltaire is the more general, umbrella term for all governance that will eventually be included in the Cardano protocol. This will include modifications to protocol level parameters such as "a0&...
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Why is there a minimum amount of ADA required to vote for Project Catalyst proposals?

As Dor Garbash mentioned there are several reasons: performance - the reason why they delayed Fund4 is that now the engineering team is working to improve the overall processes so that more people ...
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What are Catalyst "challenge setting" challenges for?

A "challenge setting" challenge is how the Catalyst community chooses the themes and funding for some of the Catalyst challenges following the next six-week cycle. They are significantly ...
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I have kudos in Catalyst/ideascale, why can't I give it?

If there are more team members in the proposal that you have, then you cannot give kudos to the proposal. You must accumulate as many kudos as there are team members in the proposal.
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Why is a separate Catalyst Registration Transaction required before voting?

Your approach is mostly correct. We need at least one transaction including your Catalyst key in the metadata and associating it with your staking account. There is no other way to do this since your ...
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Catalyst voting power not including staking rewards?

Looks like it does not at this time. If you use Yoroi and move the rewards over from the reward key to the main wallet that is one work around. The other would be to have a tx on Daedalus as that ...
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How do I determine who the moderators are for Project Catalyst?

The members of the campaign team are listed at the bottom of the "about" tab for each challenge (Ideascale calls them campaigns) e.g. for the "Dev Ecosystem" challenge, they are ...
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How do I prevent text in Catalyst proposals and insights from losing formatting?

Right now, you cannot, as IdeaScale does not support it. It's embarrassing. Over time, the Catalyst project hopefully migrates away from IdeaScale to a custom solution. It would be also very cool, if ...
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Where and when do I get a chance to review and contest community advisor (CA) assessments of my proposal?

The assessments made by Community advisors are mailed to the proposer as a Google Sheet. The proposer can mark infringements as he finds in the assessment in the sheet. If a proposer has not received ...
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Is Project Catalyst the only source of non-commercial funding for Cardano projects?

While Project Catalyst is for commercial and non-commercial Cardano projects, you are not limited to specific resources that fund only Cardano projects. Venture Capital and non-commercial typically do ...
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Are there safeguards preventing big centralised exchanges like Binance and Kraken from having too much power in projects like Catalyst?

Not at the moment, as the fund rounds are still small. But in the very near future, in order to vote in Catalyst, you would have to freeze your funds for the period of voting. This will prevent larger ...
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Voting on Catalyst with multiple wallets

Each wallet will represent its own amount of ADA and will have its own representation for voting. You won't be able to pool the amounts together and will have to register each wallet to vote ...
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Are there safeguards preventing big centralised exchanges like Binance and Kraken from having too much power in projects like Catalyst?

I found another answer in this article about Cardano (from 2019). This paragraph in particular: In Cardano, exchanges will get special enterprise exchange addresses that cannot participate in network ...
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Where can I find recordings of previous Catalyst town halls?

The user page of IOHK on Crowdcast has all the recent town halls in chronological order. The recordings have their presentation slides and the questions (asked and answered) included in the player. ...
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How and when we will be able to use Catalyst for our own projects to vote?

You can already vote using the Catalyst mobile app if you have ADA in a wallet you control. That said, it's still in a kind of beta phase that depends on the Ideascale platform. In the end, there will ...
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voting with Catalyst

You either have to vote with your first account, than reinstall the app (or just wipe its storage) and vote again with your second account. Alternatively you can use any application cloning app on iOS ...
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Could Project Catalyst explain why the iOS release process is so poor?

The Catalyst app is a work in progress and has been improving over time. What was once just IOHK is now many development teams working on scores of projects, and the team responsible for Catalyst may ...
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Catalyst App still showing Fund9 and connection in progress

The Voting app is inactive at the moment. It will receive an update soon in anticipation of a vote before Fund10. In addition to this, that date for the start of Fund10 is not accurate: there is no ...
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How and when do CAs in Catalyst get feedback on their reviews?

The vCA's have a google doc (bear with us for now) that we share amongst ourselves for tracking review the reviewers. The CAs remain anonymous while the vCA's do not. There has been some talk about in ...
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Is there a timetable of dates for Project Catalyst phases/cycles?

I guess this is what you are looking for https://cardanocataly.st/funds/
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Is there a timetable of dates for Project Catalyst phases/cycles?

As you can find here there is a link to IdeaScale portal and link to Telegram chat group in which they announce all new events (Crowdcast, Fund cycles, etc.). Basically every 6 weeks we have a fund ...
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Can I change the challenge my insight or proposal is located in?

Sadly, this is not possible right now. You have to recreate it and delete the other one. :(
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