what we’re reading
- Once-Resistant Kanye West Files NFT Trademark Applications (CoinDesk)
- Kimbal Musk and His Big Green DAO (Yahoo News)
- A16z Says DAOs May Be Better Off Filing Legal Papers, Paying Taxes (CoinDesk)
- Gary Vaynerchuk on NFT crash: 'It’s just starting' but 'the fundamentals are real' (Yahoo Money)
- Decentralized Governance and the Lessons of Corporate Governance (Harvard Law School)
what’s on the calendar
1. Deep-Dive into the Web3 Entertainment Company, Hume Collective
wed @ 3pm ET | (RSVP)
during this event in the Web3 Founders Origin Stories series, we will chat with the Founders of Hume Collective, David Beiner (tech and media strategist) and Jay Stolar (singer and songwriter)
2. NFT NYC Insider with Alex Taub
thurs @ 1pm ET | (RSVP)
we will discuss what to expect from NFT NYC, what events you 100% can't miss, and sharing alpha on private events 👀
3. NFT Community Event #67
fri @ 1pm ET | (RSVP)
our weekly meet-up where we’ll run through the latest proposals and what we’re seeing in the space
where we’re going
IRL office hours @ #MiamiTech Happy Hour
weds, june 8th @ 5-6pm ET | Location: FreeHold Miami
the goal for these IRL Office Hours is to give community members who are already planning to attend #MiamiTech Happy Hour, a chance to book an office hour slot prior with a local tech leader for a check-in, warm hello, or introduction.
book an Office Hour time slot (here)
Wine Down Thursday: A Miami Tech Pride Event
thurs, june 9th @ 5pm ET | (RSVP) | Location: TBD
it's Pride Month, so it's the perfect excuse for us to get our Miami Tech crew & friends together for a curated wine tasting followed by games! this event is open to allies.
Future of Work NYC IRL Social
wed, june 8th @ 12:30pm ET | (RSVP) | Location: 6 St Johns Ln, New York, NY 10013, USA
VC + Founder Social for the Future of Work Community at Spring Place
Crypto Girl Summer Brunch @ NFT NYC
tues, june 21st 11am ET | (RSVP) | Location: Launch House Chelsea Club House
NFT NYC Happy Hour
wed, june 22 at 6pm ET | (RSVP) | Location: Freehold in Union Square: 20 Union Square W, New York
who’s talking about crypto
virtual office hours
- Gabrielle Pelicci | Co-Founder at CatchFire.co
- Jeff Weisbein | Founder at Hype Lab
- Michael | Founder of Trapperversity
- Roxette Miranda | Partner at 305 Works
what we’re sharing in our group chats
- This deep-dive on Celo by Packy McCormick
- This essay exploring whether Summer 2022 will be NFT Winter by Lisa Xu
- This video explaining crypto staking in 3 minutes
what we're screenshotting
what we're celebrating
- our new team member, Mags Magnoli!
- an epic NFT.NYC coming up in two weeks! check out this doc
- you can now try out an Upstream Collective in this demo!
- we’re hiring at Upstream! Join the team as a Developer, CX Lead, Content Manager, & more (Job Board)
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