Doodles raises $54M, Starbucks Enters Web3, Mint Songs Winds Down, Pro-skaters embrace NounsDAO + more
Here's what went down in the creator economy this week.
I publish ‘Mint TLDR,’ every Sunday, covering my favorite weekly headlines from the web3 creator economy.
Let’s dive in!👇
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🌐 Top Creators of the Week
Blackdave highlights the affordability of supporting artists. 👉 READ
Tale of Us displays artist’s NFTs at a Brooklyn concert. 👉 READ
Harrison $FIRST releases ‘fortyseven’ on Sound. 👉 READ
SuperRare and ELLE announce ‘D3SIGN CAPSULE’ in Paris. 👉 READ
Brenna drops ‘Home’ music video NFT on Glass. 👉 READ
IBN INGLOR releases membership NFTs with BTS access. 👉 READ
🗞 Headlines: NFTs, Social Tokens, DAOs
Starbucks and Polygon announce NFT partnership. 👉 READ
Doodles raises $54M with FTX and Seven Seven Six. 👉 READ
Gaming community FaZe Clan enters the metaverse. 👉 READ
Northzone raises $1B to invest in innovative Web3 companies. 👉 READ
One-of-one music NFT platform Catalog teases their protocol. 👉 READ
Arpeggi Labs releases ‘Clips’ feature for uploading any audio. 👉 READ
NounsDAO and GnarsDAO partner fund pro-athletes. 👉 READ
KaliDAO releases ‘Wrappr’ as a solution for incorporation. 👉 READ
RELICSxyz raises $1.1M from CoopRecords & Palm Tree Crew. 👉 READ
Zora introduces ‘Allowlist for Creator Toolkit’. 👉 READ
Mint Songs winds down. 👉 READ
🌱 Web3 Social by Lens Protocol
AAVE CEO shares Lens insights after 500,000 collects. 👉 READ
MetaFi raises $3M to bring social trading to the metaverse. 👉 READ
Goldsky raises $20M for Web3 social infrastructure. 👉 READ
🐦 Twitter Threads Worth Reading
Ethereum successfully merged to proof of stake!
NounsDAO got a new look.
Catalog.works Co-founder Jeremy Stern on more ways to help web3-native music artists.
🎙 Podcast Recap
Monday | Shorts - Anatoly Yakovenko: Why aren't Apple and Google taking web3 seriously? LISTEN
Wednesday | Shorts - Rantum: Community Interoperability in Web3 LISTEN
Friday | Shorts | Jenil Thakker: The Evolution of Airdrops. LISTEN
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