Means: We make decisions that ensure organizational longevity/stability for at least the next 10 years.
Doesn't Mean: We ignore promising short-term opportunities and objectives.
Means: We work to put the right resources toward the right people to kickstart key efforts.
Doesn't Mean: We serve every need in the ecosystem ourselves.
Means: We balance core Stacks values like decentralization with the need to meet people where they are.
Doesn't Mean: We compromise on our values and dilute user experiences in the name of growth.
Means: We trust in the vision of our builders and do everything we can to ensure their success.
Doesn't Mean: We dictate and micromanage what builders create.
Means: We market Stacks by amplifying builders and via education and strategic partnerships.
Doesn't Mean: We deploy marketing budget aimed at vanity metrics or to simply 'keep up' with the industry.
Means: We are happy working with entities aligned with our mission or that add value to builders, even if they are from 'outside' the ecosystem.
Doesn't Mean: We thoughtlessly partner just to create buzz or allocate our resources to every integration that comes our way.
Means: We spend based on the needs of the community and in a manner that keeps us sustainable.
Doesn't Mean: We spend the treasury according to our own wishes or to simply advance the Foundation.