Welcome to the Data Union DAO

Build, connect, and ethically source data sets like never before. Discover and invent powerful new ways to collaborate using the Data Union framework, powered by Streamr.

Designed to help builders and beyond

For builders

Leverage the Data Union framework to deploy smart contracts with one-to-many payments on Ethereum and xDai that can provide a back end to your real-time data dApps.

For users

Give your users a stake in the data economy. When combined in a Data Union, crowd-sourced user data aggregates into an attractive product for buyers to gain insights.

For buyers

Offer competitive data sets that are ethically sourced, like browsing, banking or health data. Receive instantaneous payments from data subscribers.

Powered for significant results


Number of Data Unions


Members in Data Unions


Funding raised by Data Unions

Explore our Data Union Ecosystem


A browser extension called Swash has become the world’s first digital Data Union. Swash’s mission is to create a fair data economy by giving profits back to people.


DIMO leverages the Data Union Framework to empower drivers to collect and share their vehicle data. Drivers get insights about their vehicle and contribute data to an open ecosystem.


MAT is the first ride-sharing app that allows its users to monetise their daily commute. To do so, the LATAM based startup integrated the Data Union Framework and made the jump from Web2 to Web3.


Unbanx is the world’s first consumer banking Data Union. It allows users to monetize their own banking data to ensure that users are rewarded for the value they create.


An organization with an application that incentivizes its members for participating in the creation of valuable data. Data Unions are powered by the Data Union framework.

The Data Union framework is web3 infrastructure that incentivizes participation in the crowdsourcing of data. The framework unlocks new “x to earn” business models for data unions.

The Data Union DAO governs the Data Union framework, is responsible for further development of the technology and for growing the data unions’ ecosystem.

Here are three data unions that raised $30m in funding:

:Swash: Swash
Swash is a browser plugin that lets you earn from your data as you surf the web. Browse-to-earn.

DIMO is an IoT data union that rewards drivers for streaming their vehicle data while learning about the health of their car. Drive-to-earn.

:Unbanx: Unbanx
Unbanx is a consumer banking data union that rewards members for their banking data. Bank-to-earn.

Other data unions include :RePublic: Re-Public, :MAT: MAT and soon Data Hive.

Earn tokens from data unions by downloading their apps.
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Got an idea for a new data union? We have grants and a team to support you in building your idea.