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Phase 1 (April 2022-Dec 2022) • Integrate more Web2 platforms, starting with Twitter, Discord, Keybase, and Steam. Debut a user-facing demo dApp protocol ( that showcases the full suite of Next.ID’s capabilities • Enlarge our RelationService database to aggregate more verifiable connections from other DID services and databases, making search queries more efficient and trustworthy. • Lay the groundwork for Next.ID to operate as an open-source community governed as a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO).

Phase 2 (H1 2023) • Build out the developer ecosystem, encouraging developers to ideate and execute projects in the Next.ID community • Co-develop projects with the community. Expand Next.ID’s adoption and applications in social media, gaming, security, and asset management • Launch CoreService to enable a fully self-hosted tech stack for Next.ID ecosystem. • Increase the usability and interoperability of ProofService, and RelationService.

Phase 3 (H2 2023) • Further productize Next.ID’s capabilities into more developer-friendly, easy-to-implement services. • Launch DID-based Auth Service and Universal Profile SDK, and Identity service marketplace. • Further in-depth product integrations with wallets, DAOs, games, and social dApps. • Launch Developer Incubation Academy and provide community grants for builders.

Phase 4 (2024 and Beyond) • Develop into a full-fledged DAO, allowing the community to decide on a future roadmap.