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P-006: The Week In Web3

Curated news, NFT drops, and product updates for the week of March 6-12, 2023


A warm welcome to everyone who joined us last week.

“We are stubborn on vision. We are flexible on details.” ― Jeff Bezos

Another way to think about the above is to be “stubborn on why, but flexible on how”.

The goal for Platformless remains the same: To help you “become your own platform” and achieve creative freedom with web3.

However, everything else is subject to change as we learn and move along.

In this issue, instead of the usual how-to guide, we’ll unpack the last week in the web3 creator economy.

Feel free to share your feedback on this and other changes that may come. 🙏

Here’s what happened in an action-packed week for web3.

Product Updates 🚀

  • Escher, a new platform for fine art NFTs, was introduced. Read More

  • Editions are live on Foundation. Read More

  • Creators can now launch custom marketplaces with multiple NFT collections using Rarible. Read More

  • Mirror introduced “Subscribe to Mint” — a new feature that allows you to mint NFTs by subscribing to a publication on Mirror. Read More

  • launched “Viral Sounds”. Read More

  • Paragraph announced Newsletter Metrics and other exciting new features. Read More

NFT Drops 🖼️

  • LATASHÁ is auctioning a music visual NFT at Sotheby's. Read More

  • Helix Records sold out 3,333 Genesis Pass NFTs on OpenSea. Read More

  • WiN FUND launches the “NFT Africa” collection to support women-led health startups in Africa. Read More

  • Power Of Women and Man City teamed up to launch “I Am Empowered” — a collection celebrating International Women’s Day 2023. Read More

  • Starbucks Odyssey sold out “The Siren Collection” in 20 minutes. Read More

  • Anthony Azekwoh dropped “The Twins” on SuperRare. Read More

Trending News 📰

  • Bankless 2.0 launches with a new website and more. Read More

  • Silvergate Bank and Silicon Valley Bank collapsed. Read More

  • Signature Bank followed, leaving many crypto companies “bank-less”. Read More

  • USDC lost its $1 peg amid panic selling with $3B+ in reserves stuck at SVB. Read More

  • Circle assures that USDC will remain redeemable 1:1 with the US Dollar. Read More

  • Moonbirds floor price dips by +20% as whale sells almost 500 birds. Read More

Interesting Reads 📖

Amazon is launching an NFT marketplace soon. 👀

Dive deeper into the collapse of SVB.

It’s safe to say that the past few days were quite turbulent.

Hoping for more calm this week.

Thank you for reading! 🙏

See you next Monday for Issue 007.




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About Me

Emeka Anaekwe is a creator and founder of Platformless — A weekly newsletter sharing insights and guides for web3 creators and brands. He also consults with projects building web3 products and experiences.


Platformless is strictly educational. Nothing I share will ever be financial or investment advice. No content will be sponsored unless otherwise stated.