what we’re reading:
- Gucci Invests $25K in DAO of NFT Marketplace SuperRare to Start Digital Art Vault (CoinDesk)
- Here’s How DAOs Are Becoming the New PACs (Observer)
- Farfetch to Fund Web3 Startups Through New Accelerator (Vogue Business)
what’s happening this week:
1. DAO Talks #4 - Developer DAO
Tues @ 2pm ET | (RSVP)
Join us for the 4th event in the series where we’ll talk to Mark, Founding Member of Developer DAO (@developer_dao). Developer DAO has a community of 5,000 members, all who can contribute and get rewarded for working on projects.
2. IRL Miami: Choose Your Web3 Adventure Meetup
Thurs @ 6pm ET | (RSVP)
We will have 6 different dinner parties and sessions with guest speakers around the hottest web3 topics to bring together Miami’s web3 community by connecting like-minded innovators based on their passions.
3. NFT Community Event #74
Fri @ 1pm ET | (RSVP)
The NFT Community’s weekly meet-up where we’ll run through the latest proposals and what we’re seeing in the space.
save the date:
IRL NYC: Crypto & Web3 NYC End of Summer Party
Mon, Aug 29 @ 6pm ET | (RSVP)
Join the NYC crypto ecosystem to celebrate the end of summer! Everyone will get one drink ticket and enjoy a beautiful night at Freehold in Union Square Park.
what we’re sharing in our group chats:
- Caryn’s amazing newsletter about what it’s like to interview to become a DAO community lead
- This video about the Biggie NFT Drop
- This Boys Club Podcast titled “Too Dumb to DAO”
- This video exploring the future of the metaverse
what we’re screenshotting:
Alex Taub on TechCrunch’s Chain Reaction (podcast)
what we’re celebrating:
- Ja’dan Johnson spoke at Black Tech Week about “Community as a Currency”
- Pomp raised $12.6M for his crypto hiring firm called Inflection Points
- a16z is opening an office in Miami, they’re in good company!
- We’re giving away 25 complimentary Platinum VIP Passes to the Palm Beach Crypto Expo & NFT Gallery (valued at $399!). Click here to claim with code “upstreamvip”