The Edge of NFT Newsletter | Issue #41
Exclusive Ticket Discount | Outer Edge Countdown | Hackathon | Workshops | Twitter Spaces | More Speakers! | HelloVacay Passport | Podcast Drops | NFT Nuggets, and More!
🎟️Exclusive Ticket Discount!🎟️
There’s more info below, but let’s just address this right up front so you don’t miss out. Outer Edge LA is where all the finest builders in creators are going to be in 2023. And as an Edge Newsletter subscriber we want to make sure you can be among your finest comrades.
There are only 25 of these codes and they self-destruct in the next 25 hours.
But if you catch it, you can get 25% off tickets to this year’s event. Don’t sleep on it.
Here is the code: EDGEOFNFT25
(…and if you do miss it, we still got ya covered with 10% off: EDGEOFNFT10, also expiring though at 11:59pm on March 13 and also limited to 25 uses).
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😴🛠️ Don’t Sleep On Outer Edge Workshops
It’s like a presale for a project going to the moon. Make sure you are up early on Tuesday, March 21 for our Outer Edge Workshops! Find your favorite topic and dive in with experts in so many fields giving you the goods. These are at 9am Pacific time. Early birds get the worm. Sorry, this is not the day you sleep in folks! See you there! Stay tuned to our socials, newsletter and the website for details.
🚀🪐 Outer Edge | LA Countdown: 10 days to go!
Are you ready for the most epic Web3 event of the year? We’re talking about Outer Edge | LA, of course! The second annual Web3 event in Los Angeles is coming back this March 20-23. You don’t want to miss it!
This is your chance to connect, co-create and experience the Web3 community with thousands of the world’s leaders, investors, brands, enthusiasts, and experts. You’ll get to explore the city of angels, immerse yourself in LA’s robust nightlife, and journey into its new role as a global conduit for the adoption of Web3 in sports, music, art, and entertainment.
But wait, there’s more! You’ll also get to enjoy our 250+ incredible speakers like William Shatner, Baron Davis, Neil Strauss, and many more. You’ll get to see stunning art activations from talented artists like Nicole Buffet, Metta World Peace, and others. You’ll get to participate in fun community events like our Hackathon, our Startup Arenas, Outposts, and a long list of community events! You’ll surely get to party with us at some of the hottest venues in town.
And that’s not all! When you buy your tickets now, you’ll also get these benefits:
Full Access to recordings of talks and highlights
Full Event Access to the epic Innovation Festival
Raffles and Air Drops Now and Throughout the Year
Exclusive Access to Private Twitter Community
Up to 30% Off Hotel Travel for Outer Edge Week and Year Round via Passport NFT via HelloVacay
Special Access Activities throughout Outer Edge Week and perks from community activations
Access to Recordings and Bonus Content
Community Day events across L.A. on March 23
Bonus: Digital Wearable in Partnership with DressX
Bonus: CryptoJeweler Official GM Pendant and VIP Bracelets Included for Early Registrants (Limited Quantity Only) — ALMOST GONE!
So what are you waiting for? Join us at the Outer Edge and be part of the future of Web3. Buy your tickets now before we sell out!
👨💻👩💻 Outer Edge Hackathon: Building the Future of Web3
Ready to hack the Web3 world? The Year of the Builder is here and we’re excited to hold our inaugural Outer Edge Hackathon on March 18-19 in Santa Monica! This is your chance to show off your skills, collaborate with other innovators, and impress some of the most influential judges in the industry. Whether you’re a coder, a designer, a pitch master, or anything in between, this is the place for you!
You’ll also get to enjoy delicious food, networking opportunities, and amazing prizes such as $10k+ first prize, bounties, and surprises for the runners-up! 💰
And guess what? If you’re approved, participate, and submit a project for judging, you’ll get a FREE ticket to Outer Edge | LA—the ultimate Web3 experience. That’s right—you’ll get to attend the most epic Web3 event of the year for free thanks to our sponsors!
So what are you waiting for? Apply now and join us at the Outer Edge Hackathon. This is your opportunity to build the future of Web3 and have a blast doing it!
🏷️✂️ Exclusive 25% Discount from the Edge of NFT!
You’re awesome, reader—and we want to reward you for being awesome! That’s why we’re giving you a crazy 25% off on any Outer Edge | LA ticket purchase for the next 25 hours! (Ends at 11:59 PM on March 12, 2023).
But here’s the catch: only the first 25 purchases who use the code “EDGEOFNFT25” will get this deal. So hurry up and grab this limited-time offer, don’t let it slip away!
And of course, for the rest of the FOMO crew: we have a 10% off deal for you. Yes, you read that right! If you missed out on our initial giveaway, you can still save 10% with code “EDGEOFNFT10!” There’s still only 25 of these and they also expire at 11:59 PM on March 12, 2023!
Combine this with our ongoing “Bring a Fren” special, you’re sure to get a huge chunk off that price tag! This is one of the best ways to board the Outer Edge rocketship at a discounted price. So suit up, and we’ll see you there!
🍿📼 Whet Your Appetite: FREE with the Outer Edge | LA’s Online Pass
No matter who you are, you can get amped about Outer Edge | LA by watching last year’s NFT | LA event reels! We’re excited to announce a strategic partnership with IN.LIVE to power the direct-to-consumer video content sections of our digital properties that will feature both new and archived content from our conferences, events, podcasts, and interviews!
Click the link below to register for FREE—yes, free access to our highlights from NFT | LA while staying up-to-date on our upcoming online content offerings!
👨👨👦👦💖 Community Events
Web3 is nothing without community. That’s why we’ve handpicked some of the most awesome events happening around Outer Edge | LA—all hosted by the community itself.
Want to see where the action is? We even made a Satellite Event Heat Map just for those who are visiting California (or are just bad at directions!)
Pick an event and have a blast with your Web3 peers. You can even host your own event and submit it to be featured on our list. Meanwhile, here are two of our favorite Web3 gatherings happening California:
🎗️🤝 Philanthropy Day
Are you ready to make a difference in the world with Web3? Join Ape Water, World of Water, Ginoa.io, and the ICGNU Collective for the ultimate event for social impact enthusiasts!
Connect with like-minded people who are using Web3 to tackle some of the most pressing challenges of our time, from climate change to education to health. Learn from inspirational speakers, network with industry leaders, and discover new opportunities to get involved. Plus, enjoy delicious vegan bites, refreshing mocktails, a charity art auction, and DJ sets to keep you grooving all day long.
This event is free for all Outer Edge | LA ticket holders, so don’t miss this chance to be part of the change you want to see in the world!
🌴🦜 Outer Edge Thrives on Twitter Spaces!
Every Thursday, the Outer Edge team hosts Twitter Space where they share the hottest news in Web3, answer your burning questions, and connect with our awesome community. It’s the ultimate way to learn more about technology and stay ahead of the curve. You don’t want to miss this—join the fun and get in the know! Here’s what to look forward to:
▶️ Next Up: Coming to the Outer Edge
Outer Edge | LA is blasting off in just a few weeks and we’re over the moon with anticipation! This is your chance to get a first look at some of the most amazing innovations and speakers coming to Southern California. In this episode, we’ll reveal some of the highlights and tips that will make your experience out of this world. Trust us, you don’t want to miss this. Mark your calendar and buckle up for the Outer Edge!
Join us on: Thursday, March 16, 2023, 4:30pm EST / 7:30pm PST
Use the button above to set a reminder for our live Twitter Space. Turn on Twitter notifications so that you don’t miss it! 🔔
⏪ Recap: The Howl
Don’t miss listening to guests James Costa (founder of Club House Archives,) and Sad Boy (creator of the Sad Times!) Along with the Outer Edge and Howl team, we discussed the updates from Coinbase, Yuga Labs & Bitcoin NFTs and, ETH Denver. As well as the Silvergate drama and their decision to shut down operations; Binance adding 11 new tokens to PoR; and the new wallet standard - ERC 4337! Tune in for this fun, engaging, and insightful conversation in the world of Web3!
🏆🐳 Outer Edge’s Start-Up Arena
Showcase your brilliant idea, pitch your vision, and win over some of the most influential investors and experts in the industry at our Start-Up Arena! Whether you’re a seed stage or a Series A stage startup, this is a challenge you do not want to pass up.
You’ll get to enjoy a dedicated expo area, a pitch showdown & whale tank stage, and an exclusive invite-only private investor and founder social in Santa Monica. You’ll get to network, learn, and have fun with other Web3 enthusiasts and leaders.
So what are you waiting for? This is your opportunity to shine in Web3 and have a blast doing it. Don’t miss it!
🤩🎤 More Outer Edge Speakers!
Outer Edge | LA is the best place to be for anyone who wants to learn about and explore the possibilities of Web3. This year, we’ve curated the top 1% of the most brilliant and inspiring speakers, musicians, artists, and creators in the field, who will share their insights, visions for the future of the decentralized web, and potential to transform society. Here are more reasons for you to join the fun starting March 20th:
Jack Butcher — Founder, Visualize Value
Betty — Co-Founder & CEO, Deadfellaz
Debbie Soon — Co-Founder & Chief Growth Officer, HUG
Calvin Lui — Co-Founder & CEO, IN.LIVE | Founder, GOLDen Meta Hub
Maria Shen — Partner, Electric Capital
Trevor Owens — CEO, Ninjalerts | GP, Bitcoin Frontier Fund
Ben Armstrong — Founder, Bitboy Crypto
Kamala Alcantara — Host, Women Who Web3, CoinDesk Podcast | Mindfulness Meditation Teacher
Heno. — Artist Head of Community, Mirrors Wellness Club
Wayne Marcel — Head of Growth, FIO
Edward Kayal — 333 Club Ambassador | CEO, ZenAcademy
We have some more incredible speakers to reveal soon and we can’t wait to share them with you! Keep your eyes on the Outer Edge Newsletter and follow us on Twitter for the latest updates and sneak peeks! Trust us, you don’t want to miss this! 🔥🚀
👩🎨👨🎨 Coreum: Core Nova 2023 🎶
This invite-only party is set to host the most influential figures, innovators, and thought leaders in and out of the crypto space in celebration of the new layer-1 blockchain "Coreum" Mainnet launch.
The Lighthouse Artspace will facilitate a memorable immersive experience with two galleries surrounded by 80M pixels of art and motion graphics. With a futuristic theme and a touch of class, this upscale event offers unparalleled networking opportunities that lead to the mass adoption of blockchain technology.
To top it off, renowned DJ Ian Asher and live performances by Tease Productions will keep the party going all evening. But it's not just a night of fun - it's also a night of giving. The event will include a fundraiser for Save the Children, with the Coreum Foundation matching all donations made by attendees following the #HODL for hope initiative.
🛠️🧱 SKALE: The Best Way to Build NFTs
SKALE is thrilled to be participating in Outer Edge | LA, the premier event for all things related to NFTs. As a leading blockchain infrastructure provider, SKALE offers zero gas fees, zero-cost minting, high through, and on-chain file storage that enables developers to create and deploy NFT applications with ease.
At the SKALE booth, attendees can learn more about our platform and how it can support their NFT projects. Our team can answer questions and provide demos of the SKALE Network in action. We’ll also be showcasing some exciting NFT projects that have been built on our platform, as well as giving away free SKALE branded swag!
If you’re interested in the world of NFTs and want to explore the possibilities of this cutting-edge technology, the SKALE booth is the place to be. Come join us and discover how SKALE can help you bring your NFT ideas to life!
🐳🎨 Glitch Out with WHALE at the Outer Edge
All attendees at Outer Edge | LA will be treated to a truly unique art experience, curated and designed by WHALE. It's going to be a high-energy exhibition, featuring glitch art and animation of early works from some of the most iconic creatives in the cryptoart movement. It's incredible that WHALE Vault was able to collect artwork from pioneering artists like XCopy, Neurocolor, Coldie, and Hackatao so early in the NFT movement.
💎💍 CryptoJeweler Exclusive Wearables!
Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to secure your spot at Outer Edge | LA and get a dazzling bonus from our partner CryptoJeweler!
All GA ticket holders will receive a GM Pendant and all VIP Pass holders will receive a VIP Bracelet. These are exclusive and limited-edition items that you won’t find anywhere else! Act fast and grab yours before they sell out!
✨🧥 Mint your Outer Edge 2023 Bomber Jacket
We are absolutely thrilled to collaborate with DRESSX, the leader in digital fashion and wearable utilities for NFTs, to offer this exclusive Augmented Reality NFT to our guests. With DRESSX's mission to make the fashion industry more sustainable, it's no wonder why they have been so successful! By creating digital fashion garments that emit 97% less Carbon footprint to produce than physical garments, DRESSX is making a real difference in the world.
🪙 Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to claim your free mint here:
📱 Log inside the DRESSX app using your Metamask wallet to unlock this exclusive token-gated wearable:
If you have any questions or issues please reach out to the DressX team:
🙋♂️🙋♀️ Free GA Tickets are Up for Grabs! 🎟️
Help make Outer Edge | LA possible by volunteering! This is an incredible way to meet and be part of the same team who brought you the Edge of NFT podcast. Plus, you get a complimentary GA ticket to enjoy the experience when you're not volunteering—which is provided during times off throughout the day for breaks and lunch. It's a win-win!
🔧🔨 Wanna co-create with Outer Edge | LA?
Are you looking to get your business or organization in front of the cutting-edge Web3 community? Joining us at Outer Edge | LA is the perfect way to do just that! It's the largest Web3 gathering in Southern California and offers an incredible opportunity to meet passionate and engaged innovators, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders. What's more, with the right sponsorship package, you can get great exposure for your brand, create meaningful connections with key players in the industry, and help foster the growth of the Web3 ecosystem.
🧳✈️ Fly High and Save Big with HelloVacay!
Outer Edge | LA has partnered with HelloVacay to make it more affordable to attend the event by offering attendees a free Pilot Passport NFT and membership access that provides private, unpublished hotel rates that are not publicly available.
Your Pilot membership will save you a minimum of 5% and up to 30% off hotel rates accessible to the general public, as well as free airport lounge access during flight delays.
In addition, HelloVacay will show you how you can easily expand your savings up to 60% off and receive unlimited airport lounge access.
🐺📱 Don’t Just Dream It, Do It with Howl Labs
Introducing Howl Labs, a marketing communications and creative agency that specializes in the cutting-edge technology of NFTs, decentralized finance, blockchain infrastructure, autonomous organizations, and digital asset exchanges. Our team of industry experts in the arts, entertainment, SaaS, fintech, and Web3 technologies will guide you through every step of the process, from ideation to market launch. Whether you're a startup or an established company looking to transition into the Web3 industry, Howl's unique hybrid consulting model offers you the support you need in marketing, public relations, and product development. Make your ideas come to life with Howl.
📰🔦 Cryptonite: Where Web3 meets world-class design and branding
Cryptonite is a brotherly duo that's designing, branding, and building the companies and brands of the future. Creating online experiences through design and building renowned, impactful brands has always been our forte.
And by leveraging years of business development and strategy, design and brand expertise, and a passion for all things Web3, we created Cryptonite's Design and Branding services to guide and build world-changing brands.
From startups to household name brands, we work closely with each client to develop a clear and concise brand identity and digital presence that builds loyal brand followings.
📰🔦 Alter New Media: Make a Difference with Your Marketing
LGBTQ+ and woman-owned Alter New Media provides purpose-driven marketing, public relations, influencer marketing, partnership facilitation, and digital production from a trained professional team. Their services are designed to empower companies and creators to obtain their visionary business and/or creative goals while also making a difference in the world. Though industry agnostic, Alter New Media primarily supports companies involved in Web3, technology, and social impact.
Alter New Media is most known for its unique approach to cause marketing with its proprietary service, “Purposeful Partnership” (for-profit + non-profit matching in strategic publicity campaigns). They also have their own in-house influencer talent board, working with established entertainment professionals, entrepreneurs, social impact leaders, musicians, and many others.
Alter New Media has supported nearly 700 companies worldwide in just five years. Alter New Media’s purpose-driven approach maintains the ethos for all of their clients and creators: purpose and profit are never mutually exclusive. Follow Alter New Media on IG @alternewmedia and visit their website www.alternewmedia.com.
🏫🤝 Blockchain Training Alliance: Answers your Questions about Blockchain!
Blockchain Training Alliance delivers the most relevant course material, instruction, and certification on blockchains around the globe. It has trained the largest companies and many governmental agencies in the United States and around the world since 2017.
Blockchain Training Alliance is a top leader in the field, counting among its clients IBM, Microsoft, Disney, Morgan Stanley, and many more, and offering a wide array of technical and non-technical courses.
So, hurry and sign up for the Blockchain Training Alliance course that best fits your needs! Use discount code “EdgeOf” for 50% OFF, and start your next block today!
📻 Edge of NFT Episode Drops
*Just 2 these new episodes in this special edition—Enjoy! 😉
The beauty of Web3 does not have to end in the virtual world. Using the right membership platform, you can put your NFTs to use even in IRL communities. This is exactly what Fred Hsu has done through ClubID, building the modern Web3 identity. Joining Eathan Janney and Josh Kriger, he delves into how their platform works…
Sologenic is disrupting the asset trading industry by offering tokenized securities, crypto assets, and NFTs in a decentralized ecosystem. Leading the pack as the company’s Growth Manager is Favio Velarde, an experienced marketing specialist with a background in technology and owned-media growth in the entertainment…
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🥚 NFT Nuggets
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10 Best Metaverse Coins To Buy for 2023
Starbucks drops first limited edition NFT collectible via Odyssey web3 loyalty program
Audius adds NFT-gating feature for songs, mixes and stems
❓ Edge Question of the Week
How does Web3 differ from Tim Berners-Lee’s vision of a Semantic Web?
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