Apply as Verified Contributor

Verified contributors are individuals or groups of individuals that contribute to a protocol as core developers and researchers with technical knowledge and expertise in the fields of blockchain, data, cybersecurity, cloud technologies, etc, and are vetted by a DAO community.
In order to become a Verified Contributor, you can follow the following steps:
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    Click the "Become a Verified Contributor" button located on the top right of the homepage
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    Connect to your social accounts to begin the verification process
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    Fill in the form with details outlining your qualifications to be a Verified Contributor
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    Add any relevant links that maybe helpful for other Verified Contributors to validate
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    Click the "Submit for Review" button to send your application
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    Your profile should now display a "Pending Approval" status while awaiting for approval from Verified Contributors
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    Once approved, your status will change and the "Verified Contributor" icon will be displayed in your profile


Approving new Verified Contributors

As contributors apply to become a Verified Contributors, a subsection of existing Verified Contributors will have the responsibility to evaluate and approve their qualifications. This subsection is referred to as the OpenR&D Management DAO and its members can be changed at any time by the OpenR&D DAO.
Verified contributors are individuals or groups of individuals that contribute to a protocol as core developers and researchers with technical knowledge and expertise in the fields of blockchain, data, cybersecurity, cloud technologies, etc, and are vetted by a DAO community.
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    Review each candidacy carefully, considering the applicant's profile, past works, and relevant skills
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    If you believe that the candidate is qualified, click the "Approve" button to cast your vote
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    Once the voting threshold is passed, the individual will receive an ERC-721 token token to indicate their status as a Verified Contributor