what we’re reading:
- The “D” in DAO doesn’t stand for democracy, says Upstream CEO Alexander Taub (TechCrunch)
- NFT Artists Get First Major Test Since Crypto’s Collapse (The Wall Street Journal)
- Crypto-focused Multicoin Capital Launches $430M Venture Fund (TechCrunch)
- Building a Sports DAO: 4 Lessons From LinksDAO (CoinDesk)
- Top model Bella Hadid joins metaverse with NFT collection (Reuters)
what’s happening this week:
1. Upstream Community Town Hall
Tues @ 2pm ET | (RSVP)
Join us for our Upstream Community Townhall where we’ll discuss the exciting changes at Upstream and listen to your feedback.
2. Miami IRL Dinner Club
Tues @ 6pm ET | (RSVP)
The tech community in Miami is getting together, potluck style! Bring your favorite dish to share and your most inspiring friends and ideas for a night of tech, web3, and connection in Miami.
3. NFT Community Event #75
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:
Virtual: DAO Talks #5 - UkraineDAO
Tue, Aug 9 @ 3 pm ET | (RSVP)
Join us for the 5th event in the series where we’ll talk to Alona, co-founder of UkraineDAO. UkraineDAO has raised & donated more than $7 million to serve Ukraine and show how charity, war relief and evacuation efforts can be organized through DAOs.
IRL Miami: Miami’s Web3 & Tech End of Summer Happy Hour
Tues, Aug 25th @ 6pm ET | (RSVP)
It's the end of Summer, so it's the perfect excuse for us to get our #MiamiTech & Web3 community together for a Happy Hour!
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:
- This video about how the Developer DAO came to be
- This podcast about Decentralizing the Music Industry
- This twitter thread on the difference between a DAO and a Community
- This video discussing what you need to know about the ZED Run token
what we’re screenshotting:
what we’re celebrating: