☕️ Mint TLDR - Sunday Recap #37
Here's what happened this week in the web3 creator economy.
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!👇
OpenSea rolled out Seaport, a new protocol that enables “offers” consisting of various type of ERC tokens. 👉 Read More
Getty Images is launching its first NFT drop on Palm blockchain. 👉 Read More
Required Reading: “Web3 Is Our Chance to Make a Better Internet” 👉 Read More
Azra Games raised $15 million to develop play-to-earn role-playing games with NFTs. One of the round participants Andreessen Horowitz also launched a $6 million fund focused on metaverse games. 👉 Read More
Universal Music Group signed a deal with the new music NFT marketplace LimeWire to let its artists release NFTs on the platform. 👉 Read More
Robinhood is launching its own non-custodial Web3 wallet with no gas fees. 👉 Read More
Rarible marketplace has been launching project-specific marketplaces for projects. Last week, they launched V1 CryptoPunks marketplace. 👉 Read More
🚀 Social Tokens
“Future of the Creator Economy: How Individuals are Utilizing Social Tokens” from yours truly on 137pm 👉 Read More
INFLOW is a new platform that enables artists to launch their own social tokens. 👉 Read More
Tech writer Mario Gabriele discusses social tokens on The Generalist. 👉 Read More
Are social tokens getting a rebrand? A new post by Eliot Couvat suggests so. 👉 Read More
PrimeDAO rolled out PrimeDeals, a platform where DAOs can easily propose, discuss, ratify agreements and execute them on-chain. 👉 Read More
Messari updated its Governor platform, largest library of DAO information available anywhere. 👉 Read More
Swiss DAO ShapeShift announced the forming of the FOX Foundation, a nonprofit overseeing the ecosystem. 👉 Read More
Pussy Riot’s UnicornDAO raised $4.5 million to support women and LGBTQ+ artists, led by Consensys and Yuga Labs. 👉 Read More
Can DAO Help Fund Abortions and Keep Up the Roe Vs Wade Ruling? 👉 Read More
Science DAO Provides Pre-IPO Investing Access 👉 Read More
📱 Web3 Social presented by CyberConnect
CyberConnect raised $15 million to expand its social graph protocol. The project is working on making user data interoperable between Web3 applications. 👉 Read More
Coinbase launched a web3 browser built into its app, enabling users to connect to web3 applications without taking full responsibility of private keys. 👉 Read More
Aave's backbone for decentralized social media, Lens Protocol, goes live on Polygon 👉 Read More
Crypto media outlet beINcrypto published an interesting take earlier this week on how creators can benefit from web3 primitives. 👉 Read More
🐦 Twitter Threads Worth Reading
👹 Savage of the Week
The one and only Gary Vee for throwing the first Veecon in Minneapolis! The conference had everything — from Coinbase Creator Lounge to Fewocious Paint Party, and about 150 speakers giving panels, including Snoop Dogg, Beeple, and Mila Kunis.
🏆 HONORABLE MENTION
because, come on…
Cami Russo, the founder of The Defiant, met with the Pope and gave him the book she wrote about Ethereum.
📖 WORTH READING
a16z introduced their 2022 state of crypto report, written by Daren Matsuoka, Eddy Lazzarin, Chris Dixon, and Robert Hackett. 👉 Read More
🎙 Podcast Recap
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