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Understanding Decentralised Autonomous Organisations (DAO)

The future is DAO – Decentralised Autonomous Organisation.
So what are DAOs? Here’s what to know about the ‘next big trend’ in crypto.

Brought to you together by SMU Academy 


Learn with SMU Academy

Learn the concept of DAO, its organisational structure and how it is created (Smart contract creation, Funding, Deployment)

Explore the benefits and downsides of the usage of DAO in organisations


Technology Ecosystem

Upcoming Course

1st Feb 2023

1 Day; 9am to 5pm

SGD 1,080* (as low as
SGD 124 after max. funding from SkillsFuture Credits)




Inspired by the birth of blockchain in 2009, the Decentralised Autonomous Organisation (DAO) system was created as a revolutionary system for financial services and hailed as an “ultimate combination of capitalism and progressivism”.

In this course, participants will gain an understanding of DAO as well as its applications. They will also learn about the traits of a DAO, the usage of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), how they are inherently governed, and the future of this technology.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to fully comprehend the concept of DAO system through an interactive approach as well as develop a creative mentality about the usage of DAO in our financial ecosystem.

DAO Overview
DAO Course Outline


1-Day: 9am to 5pm

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  • Individuals seeking to gain an understanding of DAO

  • Professionals exploring the potential applications of DAO


SGD1,080.00* (as low as SGD 124.00* using SkillsFuture Credits)

Develop innovative solutions to existing organisational limitations using DAO


DAO Experts

Our instructors and guest speakers are industry practitioners who bring in-depth experience from the field to the classroom. Navigate the complex InsurTech landscape with them. 

Our principal instructor for this course is: 

Jeremy Lim is the founder of MonkeDAO, the first ever community-owned and operated NFT DAO on the Solana Blockchain. Centered at the forefront of social revolution and all-thing Web 3.0, MonkeDAO aims to help mould and redefine the future of social organisations in a decentralised and permission-less future.


Prior to pursuing his passion, Jeremy was formerly the Investment Analyst at GFR fund, a San Francisco-based venture capital fund that invests in early-stage technology startups disrupting digital media and entertainment. Managed by GREE Capital Partners, GFR works with founders who are ahead of social trends, understands their audience, and creatively combines existing technologies to offer new experiences to users.


Jeremy also runs MonkeVentures today, a sub-DAO within MonkeDAO that aims to democratise access to high-quality deal flow for retail investors. The fund has syndicated over 15 deals to date and has collectively raised more than $1.5M to back promising projects across the Web 3.0 ecosystem.

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Jeremy Lim

Founder of MonkeDAO

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