what we’re reading:
- Upstream’s new vault could help NFT holders sleep at night (TechCrunch)
- Starbucks to unveil its web3-based rewards program next month (TechCrunch)
- Meta Confirms NFT Rollout Across 100 Countries Amid Coinbase Integration (CoinDesk)
- Tiffany and Gucci’s dip into crypto is a balance of reputation and revenue (TechCrunch)
- BlackRock to Offer Crypto for Institutional Investors Through Coinbase Prime (CoinDesk)
what’s happening this week:
1. DAO Talks #5 - UkraineDAO
Tues @ 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.
2. NFT Project Highlight: Goblintown
Thurs @ 3pm ET | (RSVP)
Spotlighting the NFT Project, Goblintown, in our series where we interview top NFT projects.
3. NFT Community Event #76
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 Web3.
4. Illuminati DAO Weekly Call #15
Fri @ 3pm ET | (RSVP)
Weekly talk to discuss what’s happening in the DAO space.
save the date:
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:
- Gaby Goldberg wrote an amazing thread about identity in Web3
- This Twitter thread puts together all the women-led resources in Web3
- Ian Vanagas outlines the major benefits of DAOs in this thread
- Packy McCormick joined Deana and Natasha from Boys Club on their podcast for an amazing conversation
what we’re screenshotting:
what we’re celebrating:
- Monica Rojas, our Head of Community, has officially been with us for 1 year! We’re so grateful you’re here!
- We were blown away by the interest in early access to our newest product, Vault DAO. Vault DAO was featured in TechCrunch and Fortune.
- Congratulations to ToastPunk, CryptoRastas, and 3XG DAO for launching their DAOs on Upstream!