Collective Thoughts #8: meet the president of VeeFriends, Miami Tech Week, the must-have Oscars accessory, & more

gm! big week for the upstream team. from miami to barcelona, our team members were talking about DAOs on panels and pods. check out these can’t miss convos:

Collective Thoughts #8: meet the president of VeeFriends, Miami Tech Week, the must-have Oscars accessory, & more

gm! big week for the upstream team. from miami to barcelona, our team members were talking about DAOs on panels and pods. check out these can’t miss convos:

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

we’re looking to add an onboarding specialist to our team. If you or someone you know wants to personally help onboard the next 1M+ people to DAOs and web3, apply here!

– alex


what we’re reading


what’s on the calendar

explore the future of impact investing

tues @ 3:30pm ET | (RSVP)

join the future of work community for a 20 min Q&A with investor Enki Toto, who works for Salesforce Ventures’ Impact Investment Fund.

the making of VeeFriends: conversation with President, Andy Krainak

thurs @ 3pm ET | (RSVP)

meet Andy Krainak, President of VeeFriends, Gary Vee’s NFT Project. Together the team at Veefriend have built one of the most extraordinary communities in all of web3. Learn how they did it in this conversation.


where we’re going

miami

official welcome party for Miami NFT Week

fri, april 1st @ 6pm - 9pm ET | (RSVP)

join us for the Official Welcome Party for Miami NFT Week 🚀Welcome cocktails, great music, epic web3 convos, and tons of good vibes. This event is for Miami NFT Week attendees.

crypto cowork day #2 @ CIC Miami

weds, april 6 @ 9-5pm ET | (RSVP)

co-working available all day with a designated working area and phone booths Feel free to come by for a few hours or stay the whole day! From 2-4pm, we’ll also have our Crypto Genius Bar, where we can help set up your crypto wallet, ENS domain, and Coinbase account.

choose your adventure tech meet-up

thurs, april 21st @  6pm - 9pm ET | (RSVP)

upstream, venture café miami, and the shrimp society presents a choose-your-adventure tech meetup! Enjoy dinner and drinks with guest speakers and discussions around the hottest topics in tech and web3 today. You choose what you want to learn about!


who’s talking about crypto

IRL Office Hours @ #MiamiTech Happy Hour

weds, march 30 @ 5-6pm ET | FreeHold Miami

virtual office hours

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what we’re sharing in our group chats


what we're screenshotting


what we're celebrating

  • welcome Polina Vasilyeva to the upstream team as a Designer! Read more about Polina and her amazing experience here.
  • our friends at Boys Club launched a podcast called “Too Dumb to DAO”. A must-listen!
  • congrats to Jacquelyn Melinek who joined TechCrunch as a senior crypto reporter! (Tweet)
  • we’re hiring Developers, an Onboarding Specialist, Content Manager, & more (Job Board)

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See you at an event soon!

Alex