Mesha Club Update: 03/06/2023
Corporate Cards Are Here, Funding Rounds To Watch, The Latest In Web3, Good Reads, and more!
👋 Welcome back! The past 2 weeks have been a “Blur” 😁 with Blur airdropping 300M tokens to traders, Coinbase launching a new L2 called Base, NFT Paris and ETH Denver happening, OpenSea and Blur openly feuding, and more.
But first: we have an exciting feature update from our team below!
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🌎 Corporate Cards Now Available Globally
In a major product update last week: Mesha Corporate Cards are now available globally for businesses.
With Corporate Cards, Web3 projects and businesses can:
Easily track expenses and have control over employee spending.
Ensure all business expenses are accounted for.
Pay recurring subscriptions, equipment, and other business-related purchases.
Save time and focus on what matters: building their business.
We’re very excited for this launch! Checkout full details in the thread below 👇
Coinbase / New L2: Base — Coinbase launched a new ETH L2 called Base that offers a low-cost, secure, developer-friendly way for anyone to build decentralized apps. The network is built with Optimism's OP Stack, which is an open-source dev toolkit that Coinbase will add to as a core developer. — more
Ankr / Microsoft Partnership — In collaboration with web3 infrastructure provider Ankr, Microsoft has introduced an enterprise node deployment service on Azure. According to Microsoft, this partnership will allow developers and organizations to securely and reliably access blockchain data as they explore how web3 can solve real-world business problems. — more
Spotify / NFT Token Gating — Spotify has rolled out a new program called "token-enabled playlists," enabling NFT holders to link their wallets and enjoy curated playlists. The pilot is currently accessible to Android users in select countries including Canada and the US and will run for three months. — more
Collab.land / Token Airdrop — Collab.land, an automated management tool that integrates into Discord and Telegram for token-gated communities, distributed its COLLAB token this week on Optimism. Holders can participate in the DAO’s governance process and review applications added to Collab.Land’s upcoming marketplace. — more
Den / $2.8M Raised — Den, a multi-sig wallet startup, has closed seed funding led by IDEO CoLab Ventures. The team is building tools that help make it easier for Web3 projects to fully move their operations on-chain. — more
TipLink / $6M Raised — TipLink, a lightweight wallet that operates on the Solana blockchain and simplifies the process of transferring digital assets by making it as easy as sharing a link, has successfully raised $6M in funding. The round was co-led by Multicoin and Sequoia. — more
Chaos Labs / $20M Raised — Chaos Labs, a business offering automated economic security systems for crypto protocols, has raised $20M in funding in a round co-led by Galaxy Digital and PayPal Ventures — more
A Deep Dive Into the Web3 Wallet Landscape — Jericho, a Web3 builders community with 400+ hand picked members, released an article detailing the Web3 Wallet Landscape. This includes an Airtable with info on 100+ wallets including details like: smart contract ability, DeFi integrations, NFT integrations, security, and more. — more
Web3 Credentials: Crossing the Consumer Chasm — “Everyone seems to be talking about Web3 credentials. This slightly-oddly-named category generally refers to products that store things like work history, identity data, or social activity on blockchains. Products leveraging Web3 credentials can be the consumer category that breaks out and crosses the chasm.” — more
DAOs Don't Have to Be Completely Decentralized — “Baked into the name itself, many DAOs position themselves as decentralized – or at least plan to become completely decentralized. However, just because the technology underlying a DAO is decentralized doesn’t mean the organizational structure of a DAO should be as well.” — more
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