NFT governance experiments 🧪

MOCA goes Webaverse(al), squiggleDAO's LPing, VRGDAs arrive, & more!
Aug 26, 20222 min read

Dear Bankless Nation,

Last weekend, the BLVKHVND esports DAO won a world championship event, becoming the first decentralized organization to achieve a world title!

The win was amazing, and it’s also among a spate of interesting advances that are coming to the fore around the crossroads of decentralized governance and NFTs right now. Some other things I’m watching excitedly include:

Pay attention to these types of frontier NFT-adjacent governance experiments, because they’re paving important new pathways for the decentralized social happenings of tomorrow. In the meantime, thanks for reading and have a great weekend ✌️


📣 General NFT News

  • eth.link is down.
  • nameless introduced StealthTest, a private cloud-based testnet for QA testing NFT projects.
  • Nouns DAO started the ninth round of its Launchpad program for Nounish builders.
  • Paradigm researchers unveiled Variable Rate Gradual Dutch Auctions (VRGDAs), a new token issuance mechanism built for Art Gobblers that lets projects release NFTs flexibly along a custom schedule.

🏆 Digital Collectibles

  • Pudgy Penguin #6873, the rarest NFT in the collection, resold for 400 ETH:

🎨 Cryptoart

  • Proof of Beauty is holding a free mint of generative on-chain pixel art next week in honor of Ethereum’s upcoming Merge upgrade.
  • Don’t Panic by XCOPY resold for 500 ETH on SuperRare:

🎮 Decentralized Gaming

  • BLVKHVND became the first esports DAO to win a world title by topping the first-ever Pokémon UNITE Championship event. Bravo, and godspeed!

💽 Music NFTs

🌐 Virtual Worlds

💎 DeFi x NFTs

  • Gem integrated sudoswap listings:

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