Collective Thoughts #2: the DAO Buying McDonald’s, how (and why) to buy real estate in the metaverse, ETH Denver, & more

gm! ETH denver is underway until the 20th! if you’re in colorado, give us a shout because we’re hosting meet-ups throughout the week.

Collective Thoughts #2: the DAO Buying McDonald’s, how (and why) to buy real estate in the metaverse, ETH Denver, & more

gm! ETH denver is underway until the 20th! if you’re in colorado, give us a shout because we’re hosting meet-ups throughout the week.

this weekly newsletter will cover the latest industry events, headlines, and insights in crypto and community. welcome to collective thoughts!

– alex


what we're reading


what's on the calendar

investing in underrepresented founders

tues @ 12:30pm ET | (RSVP)

Josef Scarantino, Program Manager for HubSpot Ventures, will share his investing approach and why he’s so bullish on underrepresented founders.

the evolution of finance - ama with VP biz dev at FTX

thurs @ 3pm ET | (RSVP)

Avi Dabir, VP at Biz Dev at FTX, will share how FTX went from being a crypto exchange to the pioneer of the digital currency ecosystem and what’s in store.

wtf is…buying real estate in the metaverse

thurs @ 6pm ET | (RSVP)

In the next edition of “WTF is…” our crypto explainer series, we have Ryan Baue, Co-Founder of MetaMetric Solutions, to discuss how and why you’d buy real estate in the metaverse.


where we're going

nyc - coworking @ CSTM HAUS

fri @ 12pm ET | (RSVP)

Join the Future of Work Community’s IRL Friday socials in NYC.  If you want to come early, Upstream is sponsoring a co-working table with 5 free spots all day (9am - 6pm ET). First come, first served!

colorado - daily meet-ups @ eth denver

fri, feb 11 - sun, feb 20 (RSVP)

If you’re at ETH Denver, stop by the DAOTown house. You can hang with the Upstream team everyday for donuts.


who's talking about crypto

  • Michelle Abbs | Women in Web3 Leader (RSVP)
  • Curtis Harris | Bitcoin Enthusiast (RSVP)
  • Chris Adamo | NFT Thought Leader  (RSVP)
  • Aayush Shah | Crypto Investor (RSVP)

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what we're listening to


what we're screenshotting

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See you at an event soon!

Alex