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Here's what went down this week in the web3 creator economy.
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I publish ‘Mint TLDR,’ every Sunday, covering my favorite weekly headlines from the web3 creator economy.
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Let’s dive in!
🌐 Creator Stories of the Week
Cowart's 10K photo NFTs: art reimagined. 👉 READ
NFT pioneer Josie Bellini seeks digital immortality. 👉 READ
Sammy Arriaga hits 1K+ followers on Showtime—join allowlist. 👉 READ
Spencer Noon: next NFT wave - utility, diversity, affordability. 👉 READ
Jason Rosenthal: pricing strategy crucial for startups' success. 👉 READ
Pudgy Penguins, WME team up for strategic partnerships. 👉 READ
Soulja Boy's NFT pulled amid copyright issues, sales slump. 👉 READ
Kevin Rose: Navigating NFT bear market, Proof's art focus. 👉 READ
Angelbaby mints 1.2k "im fine" track with GrimesAI, WesGhost. 👉 READ
Philip Colbert mints 1,308 "Flowers" on OpenSea. 👉 READ
Artist Rhett Dashwood's $TURBO: $50M meme coin using AI. 👉 READ
X Li's track exceeds 3,000 mints in Sound genesis drop. 👉 READ
RŌHKI's finale: AI duo ends Season One, 1 ETH floor on Glass. 👉 READ
wavWRLD's wavROOM: Live Art Basel NFTs on Glass, May 9. 👉 READ
Domino drops "IRS" Music NFT journal entry on Sound.xyz. 👉 READ
Ibn Inglor's EP "Danger Zone" on 6.2.23—pre-save, NFT. 👉 READ
🗞 Headlines: NFTs, Social Tokens, DAOs
Sound Mobile App arrives. Collect NFT for early access. 👉 READ
Ex-OpenSea worker guilty in NFT insider trading case. 👉 READ
Palm NFT Studio launches generative art tool for creators. 👉 READ
Sports Illustrated debuts NFT ticketing on Polygon. 👉 READ
Alchemy Ventures funds $4M for NFT platform Vibe. 👉 READ
Music history preserved as NFTs: Legends of Rock. 👉 READ
Cross-posting on Farcaster, Lens, Twitter: Yup Mobile feature. 👉 READ
Seed Club unveils Consumer Crypto Accelerator. 👉 READ
Mint with credit card now available on Sound.xyz. 👉 READ
Relaunch: Crypto Startup School 2023, curriculum for all. 👉 READ
Phantom's multichain wallet: Ethereum, Polygon, Solana. 👉 READ
Paradigm's Blend: NFT-backed lending, market rates. 👉 READ
"Talk to Lens": ChatGPT plugin for LensProtocol queries. 👉 READ
Polygon debuts zkEVM NFT collection; MATIC price rises. 👉 READ
Adidas' NFT raffle: Win a golden ticket. 👉 READ
Glass Protocol launches on Ethereum. 👉 READ
Frens NFTs: families thrive in a volatile industry. 👉 READ
Castle's multi-chain NFT marketplace: ETH, Polygon, Arbitrum. 👉 READ
🎙 No Podcast Recaps this Week
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Disclaimer: Investing in NFTs has inherent risks, including technical risk, human error, platform failure, and more. This newsletter is strictly educational, and nothing we offer is financial advice. We are not professionals or licensed advisors.