☕️ Mint TLDR - Sunday Recap #35
Juicy NFT, Social Token, and DAO news for the week of 05/02 🎉
gm Mint nation - happy Sunday! If you’re new here, welcome. 🤗
Every Sunday, we issue ‘Mint TLDR,’ where we focus on our favorite weekly stories around NFTs, social tokens, and DAOs.
We’ve curated the juiciest headlines of the week in an easily digestible format for you to enjoy with your Sunday coffee.
👇 Let’s dive in!👇
Gucci is starting to accept crypto payments in certain US stores. 👉 Read More
NFT project Doodles announced that the former Billboard President Julian Holguin is joining the group as CEO. 👉 Read More
Coinbase NFT marketplace is now open to everyone! 👉 Read More
Kraken NFT marketplace is coming soon and promises 0% fees. 👉 Read More
Beeple didn’t post his famous ‘Everyday’ for the first time in 15 years — well, only 5 minutes late. I’d be so mad at myself (unnecessarily, of course. Wild to think he’s been making art every single day for 15 years.) 👉 Read More
Azuki started to reveal info on BEANZ. 👉 Read More
MoonBirds is launching profiles this week. 👉 Read More
Forgotten Runes Wizard’s Cult shared a super cool trailer! 👉 Read More
Daniel Allen is dropping “The Collages” on May 31st. 👉 Read More
Somnium Space is launching a new feature called Live Forever, which is an AI mockup of you. I wrote an article for it at 137pm, so check it out to learn more about this Black Mirror-esque feature. 👉 Read More
Sound.xyz, a leading music NFT marketplace, just announced a new drop format called ‘Range Editions’ providing flexibility for an artist while maintaining scarcity 👉 Read More
🚀 Social Tokens
Coindesk is hosting Consensus and will have its own social token $DESK that event attendees will be able to get during the festival by interacting with the conference. Btw we’ll be at Consensus! 👉 Read More
Fan token platform Socios partnered with Major League Soccer and 26 teams from the league. 👉 Read More
Film.io is a new DAO that says it’s the first filmmaking DAO. They aim to break down barriers of studios. Creators can pitch their ideas to the DAO, and members who are viewers can decide to upvote it using its native $FAN token, turning themselves into investors! 👉 Read More
“Unbundling venture capital via DAOs” by Pet3rpan 👉 Read More
We talked about the proposal in Juno’s DAO before. Last week, the proposal to transfer 3 million JUNO tokens to a community-controlled wallet passed. 👉 Read More
Drops DAO, a DAO that provides loans for NFT and DeFi assets to supply them with utility, released on mainnet. 👉 Read More
Krause House DAO that has the goal of buying a basketball team is purchasing 25 Fire-Tier editions of a BIG3 team, receiving ownership-like value and utility in the team. That’s pretty cool for them! 👉 Read More
Syndicate DAO’s total investment topped $28 million after latest funding round of $6 million led by A16Z, OpenSea and Uniswap. 👉 Read More
📱 Web3 Social presented by CyberConnect
Web3Graph, a Web 3.0 data graph infrastructure project, receives a seed round investment from Huobi Incubator. 👉 Read More
Meta’s Instagram to support NFTs from Ethereum, Polygon, Solana, Flow. 👉 Read More
The popular crypto outlet Bankless got banned from YouTube. The community is outraged. Leaders from web3 social protocols like DeSo, Lens Protocol, and more stepped in entertaining a new platform is needed. 👉 Read More
Crypto pitches Web3 alternative to Twitter and social media. 👉 Read More
Binance was revealed to have invested $500 million dollars into Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter. 👉 Read More
🐦 Twitter Threads Worth Reading
This video makes me so happy; I wanted to spread the positive !vibes:
👹 Savage of the Week
The developer of the Internet Computer blockchain Dfinity Foundation sued Meta for trademark infringement. They are alleging that Meta’s new logo is too similar to their own infinity symbol.
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Enjoy your Sunday and we’ll see you next week :)
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