Join The Smart Companies Pilot Program

Become an early user of onchain software for incorporation, governance, payroll, fundraising, and more. Read The FAQ.

What is a Smart Company?

A smart company manages all elements of governance and finances onchain. Smart Companies enjoy the best elements of DAOs, like programmatic execution, transparent structures, and auditable financials. They also enjoy the best of companies, like legality, legitimacy, and time-tested governance structures.

Why become a Smart Company

• You operate onchain and recognize that DAO is not a suitable structure for you

• You’re worried about operating onchain because of legalities and compliance

• You want to automate your financials, compliance, auditing, taxes, payroll, and more

• You want to usher in a new wave of organizational structures backed by smart contracts

What is the Pilot Program?

Mezzanine will provide an entire support system from incorporation to payroll to fundraising that empowers you to run your business with top-notch efficiency. We will become your automated backoffice for running an onchain company.

Who is the ideal pilot partner?

The ideal candidates do not look like your regular “crypto company”. They look a lot more like traditional companies, but operate onchain.

• Expect dollar-based revenue

• Want a legal entity in the US and stay compliant

• Plans to compensate teammates in dollar-based stable coins and/or equity

• Company’s primary purpose is not investing, trading, or speculating

• Does not plan to generate revenue is from the sale of utility or governance tokens

Optimal company types include: software, ecommerce, professional services, subscriptions, gated content, developer shops, and more.

How do I join the Pilot Program?

1. Submit the application
2. Speak with the team
3. Get accepted

How much does the Pilot Program cost?

$0. Pilot partners will receive free support and services from Mezzanine. There will be optional expenses that are pre-negotiated with some of our partners (i.e. incorporation, tax, accounting) that are better than the most competitive available. Companies are always able to use other services.