LidoDAO, the governance body that controls Lido Finance, has voted to reject a proposal that would have sent 1% of the LDO token supply to Dragonfly Capital in exchange for about $14.5 million in DAI.
LDO is the native token on the Lido Finance protocol, which issues the Lido Staked Ether (stETH) token. DAI is the dollar-pegged stablecoin issued by the Maker Protocol. If it had passed, crypto VC Dragonfly Capital would have received 10 million LDO tokens at $1.45 each.
A total of 609 votes were cast across three options, but the proposal was ultimately rejected with 43 million total tokens in favor of rejection. Nine whales whose collective 40.3 million tokens comprised the vast majority of the weight of the votes.
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