☕️ Mint TLDR - Sunday Recap #42
Here's what went down in the web3 creator economy this week, 06/20 🎉
gm Mint nation - happy Sunday! If you’re new here, welcome. 🤗
NFT NYC was a blast, and interesting to say the least. Here, we will cover the news from the creator economy, social tokens, and DAOs, but I’ll recap events and scoops from the week on NFTimes dropping tomorrow.
Every Sunday, we issue ‘Mint TLDR,’ where we focus on our favorite weekly stories in the web3 creator economy.
Let’s dive in!👇
Women and Weapons Season 2 is minting — available for everyone, no max number of NFTs. It’s a great way to include more people into their ecosystem, which I’m very bullish on! (also on Sara Baumann) 👉 Read More
Uniswap Labs acquired Genie. 👉 Read More
1confirmation launched a $100M NFT fund. 👉 Read More
LooksRare added a ‘conditional listing’ feature, where you can list 2 NFTs for sale, and when one sells, the other listing is instantly canceled. 👉 Read More
Doodles is launching its second collection. 👉 Read More
Forgotten Runes shared a demo of their upcoming ‘create-to-earn’ metaverse. 👉 Read More
TIME is partnering with The Sandbox to build ‘TIME Square’ in the metaverse. 👉 Read More
eBay bought KnownOrigin. CEO of eBay Jamie Iannone said that KnownOrigin is “a perfect addition to our community of sellers and buyers.” 👉 Read More
Spirit Bomb is a new project where you can mint your own virtual artist label. It is the brainchild of Strangeloop Studios, and is a record label for decentralized virtual avatars. 👉 Read More
🚀 Social Tokens
YSL Beauty is dropping social tokens drop on p00ls_ with the artist iamKITTENS, with the goal of fighting intimate partner violence. 👉 Read More
“Social Tokens as Creative Capital” from CityDAO 👉 Read More
“How a DAO for a bank or financial institution will look like” by CoinDesk 👉 Read More
“Are ‘decentralized autonomous organizations’ the business structures of the future?” by the World Economic Forum 👉 Read More
Gucci bought $25,000 worth of $RARE tokens as an investment to join the SuperRareDAO. 👉 Read More
ShapeShift DAO integrated Unstoppable Domains. 👉 Read More
SporesDAO is a new project launching on Zora, self-titled ‘graffiti for sound.’ 👉 Read More
📱 Web3 Social presented by CyberConnect
Give “Metaverse version of creator economy is better than your favorite social media apps” a read 👉 Read More
Solana announced that it’s developing a smartphone to speed up Web3 adoption. I’m excited to see what this will look like. 👉 Read More
👹 Savage of the Week
Philion dropped a video reiterating the points made couple of months ago by Ryder Ripps, accusing BAYC of being neo-nazis. I don’t know where I stand before I hear more points from affected groups, but dropping the video here so you can make your own decisions.
📰 WORTH READING 📰
“NFTs in a Recession” by Meagan Loyst, founder of Gen Z VCs.
🎙 Podcast Recap
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Enjoy your Sunday and we’ll see you next week :)
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