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This Week in DAOs + Web3 - Sep 7, 2023
A roundup of the most exciting developments in DAOs and web3.
🏢 Web3 Rising - A recent survey from Citi found a considerable rise in institutional interest and engagement in distributed ledger technology (DLT) and digital assets, confirming what this newsletter has been illustrating for months.
🗳️ This Week in DAO Governance - A proposal to integrate Arbitrum One with the Rarible protocol has been approved, with the goal of attracting developers to build NFT-based applications on Arbitrum using Rarible's SDK, indexer, and order book.
🏦 Swift Solution - Bank messaging network SWIFT recently reported on how SWIFT can connect with blockchains and solve the interoperability issue between different blockchain networks.
World Wide Web3
✈️ Flying NFTs - European airline giant Lufthansa, along with Lufthansa Group partner airlines, have launched an NFT loyalty program on Polygon. Passengers can turn their trips into NFTs and unlock rewards.
🦘 Exploration Down Under - Australia’s central bank has completed its CBDC pilot to explore potential use cases for the digital dollar. Report highlights include CBDC’s role in enabling complex payments systems and asset tokenization.
🌏 Universal Connectivity - Decentralized wireless network operator World Mobile announced the launch of its app on Google Play for users in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and Tanzania.
💳 Web3 Card - Bulgarian decentralized lending platform Nexo has unveiled a crypto-powered debit and credit Mastercard for European Economic Area (EEA) citizens. Perks include the ability to spend various stablecoins, earn interest on stored balances, and accumulate rewards in cryptocurrency.
Show Me the Money
🤑 Blockchain Builders - Participating mentors in Cronos Labs’ $100 million accelerator program include Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services, CertiK, and many others. Applications for the next cohort are open!
Coming Up in DAOs and Web3
🇰🇷 September 4-10: Korea Blockchain Week
🇩🇪 September 8-17: Blockchain Week Berlin
🇺🇸 September 11-13: Permissionless, Austin, TX
🇸🇬 September 13-14: Token2049, Singapore
🇯🇵 September 19-20: DCENTRAL Tokyo
🇳🇱 September 26-27: Blockchain Expo Europe, Amsterdam
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