Collective Thoughts #6: upstream collectives open to the public, NFL & NFTs, join the upstream team, protect yourself from scams, & more!

gm! sxsw kicked off last week and it has been great to see so many of you! thank you for all of the support around our public launch of Upstream Collectives and our fundraise. you can read more forbes, this twitter thread, and our blog. you can start a DAO in one-click here.

Collective Thoughts #6: upstream collectives open to the public, NFL & NFTs, join the upstream team, protect yourself from scams, & more!

gm! sxsw kicked off last week and it has been great to see so many of you!

thank you for all of the support around our public launch of Upstream Collectives and our fundraise. you can read more forbes, this twitter thread, and our blog. you can start a DAO in one-click here.

each week, in this newsletter we’ll cover the latest events, headlines, and insights in crypto and community. welcome to collective thoughts!

– alex

gm from sxsw!

what we’re reading


what’s on the calendar

generalists v. specialists workshop

tues @ 12:30pm ET | (RSVP)

Join the Future of Work Community and discuss when a generalist will make the most impact, what roles & responsibilities those hires are best suited for, and how to set your organization up for success.

from NFL to NFTs

weds @ 4pm ET | (RSVP)

Kelvin Beachum is a 10-year NFL veteran, currently with the Arizona Cardinals. Kelvin is an NFL player turned web3 enthusiast who will share his insights on how he continues to focus on football while managing family, career, tech, and giving back.

wtf is…discord?

thurs @ 1pm ET | (RSVP)

this week we will share best practices on using discord, how to keep your discord safe from hackers, and a few must-do to minimize the noise on your discord.


where we’re going

sxsw

LIVE - consumer VC podcast taping

tues @ 11:30pm ET | (RSVP)

Mike Gelb, Founder of The Consumer VC, is joined by Jason Karp for his first-ever live podcast recording. Jason is one of the leaders in the better-for-you food movement, founding Hu Chocolate and HumanCo.

nyc

tues @ 7pm ET | (RSVP)

Come mix and mingle with other fellow disruptors and innovators in the NFT space. Artists, investors, newbies, and pros welcome!

barcelona, spain

croissants & crypto

march 25 @ 11am - 1pm ET | (RSVP)

Our first gathering of people interested in crypto and blockchain in Barcelona. No experience is needed, just curiosity! We’ll meet at Frizzant for coffee, croissants, and casual chatting about crypto.

avalanche summit

march 22-27 | (RSVP)

If you’re in Barcelona for Avalanche, Sarah will be speaking on a panel about DAOs.


who’s talking about crypto

See All Office Hours


what we’re listening to

WTF is a hardware wallet? With Mike Dudas, Investor & Founder of The Block (Spotify)

what we're screenshotting


what we're celebrating

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See you at an event soon!

Alex