☕️ Mint TLDR - Sunday Recap #14
Juicy NFT, Social Token, and DAO news for the week of 12/06 🎉
What’s up Mint nation - happy Sunday! :)
Every Sunday, we’ll be issuing MINT TLDR, where we focus on our favorite stories around NFTs, social tokens, and DAOs.
You will find the coolest stories and biggest headlines here and easily digestible for you to enjoy with your morning coffee.
👇 Let’s dive in!👇
Political philosophy's prominent publication Reason Magazine entered the NFT space with an auction on OpenSea. 👉 Read More
Rarible is doing what we want from all marketplaces: multi-chain NFTs. It currently supports Ethereum and Flow and will add support for Tezos NFTs this month. Rarible CEO and co-founder Alexei Falin said, “Most other marketplaces just support layer-2 chains such as Polygon, which we will roll out pretty soon, as well.” 👉 Read More
Pak’s new experimental NFT drop 'Merge' sold more than 266,000 tokens on Nifty Gateway, making them about $92 million. The tokens will be combined to form dynamic NFTs. Some believe it’s revolutionary; some think it’s being overblown. 👉 Read More
Nifty Gateway is making a big claim! By introducing a hybrid, semi-custodial model, it claims can drastically cut Ethereum gas fees up to 70% (whaat??) If this works, it could be a game-changer. 👉 Read More
Joseph Delong shared an article talking about his failures in leadership at SushiSwap. 👉 Read More
🚀 Social Tokens
Applications for Seed Club’s 4th cohort are open for tokenized communities to apply. 👉 Read More
LunarCrush launched “Opinions” to capture the community sentiment about different crypto topics. They will gather data across through this new initiative and distill it into digestible data to present to the community and help people make informed decisions. 👉 Read More
Sports fans are a great audience for social tokens as the tokens give direct access to the team and give the ability to fans to invest in the team, while the team can reward its most loyal fans. BBC reported that fans of the world’s biggest soccer clubs had spent around $350 million on fan tokens. 👉 Read More
ConstitutionDAO’s $PEOPLE token hit an all-time high of $0.17 this weekend after failing to buy the constitution three weeks ago. Is it becoming a meme token? 👉 Read More
Vice-president at crypto prime brokerage Genesis Trading David McDougall suggested creating a DAO that will buy the academic publishing to make it open access. 👉 Read More
Kickstarted saw the competition, and rather than fighting, decided to join. The crowdfunding platform is moving to web3 and will make the switch once the new platform is ready. 👉 Read More
In this opinion piece, Spencer Graham from DAOhaus shares some key principles and a template for DAO compensation programs that help contributors accelerate towards the future of work. 👉 Read More
HumanDAO, a DAO that connects P2E gamers with digital asset owners, announced a token sale. 👉 Read More
Incarcerated founder of the criminal darknet market Silk Road Ross Ulbricht has launched NFTs on SuperRare during Miami Art Week. PleasrDAO launched a derivative FreerossDAO to buy the pieces. 👉 Read More
Invisible College is getting into NFTs and will offer classes on crypto, web3, and NFTs that will require an NFT to access. 👉 Read More
🐦 Twitter Threads Worth Reading
👹 Savage of the Week
This week crypto twitter has been talking about Creative Commons Licenses (CC0) and IP. Some CryptoPunks owners are frustrated with Larva Labs over a lack of communication, licensing guidance, and community engagement. Punk4156, who has been using their punk for a while now, broke the record and sold their namesake CryptoPunk for over $10.25 million worth of ETH. The question on my mind is, will Apes flip Punks?
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