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November 15, 2022

FTX Was Regulated But Wasn’t Web3

Noah Thorp
Noah Thorp
Founder, CEO
Noah Thorp
Beyond clear regulatory rule making, the major institutional upgrade is to adopt the actual vision of Web3 - not the fake scammer version which pummels the industry every few months in a new form.
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October 27, 2022
The Complete Guide to Investment DAOs
Upside Staff
Upside Staff
The Team at Large
Upside Staff
An Investment DAO is a digital investment entity that works to raise and deploy investment capital for the benefit of a community or group of investors
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September 29, 2022
9 Examples of Security Tokens in Web3
Fatima Puri
Fatima Puri
Content Writer
Fatima Puri
Security Tokens are cementing their place in the financial industry as a programmable vehicle for investment in any asset that already has value, like real estate ...
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September 15, 2022
The Complete Guide To Governance Tokens
Bryan Wilson
Bryan Wilson
Legal Engineer
Bryan Wilson
Uniquely, compared with other types of tokens, Governance Tokens may actually take many forms. There are security tokens, utility tokens, and ...
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September 2, 2022
A Deep Dive Into Liquidity Provider Tokens
Bryan Wilson
Bryan Wilson
Legal Engineer
Bryan Wilson
LP Tokens are a reward mechanism to help facilitate transactions between other different types of currencies.
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August 5, 2022
The Complete Guide to Security Tokens vs. Utility Tokens
Noah Thorp
Noah Thorp
Founder, CEO
Noah Thorp
Bryan Wilson
Legal Engineer
Organizations from all types of markets and communities are looking to tokens as a way to deploy new types of businesses and projects.
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June 30, 2022
A Deep Dive Into NFTs
Bryan Wilson
Bryan Wilson
Legal Engineer
Bryan Wilson
In 2021, the wide-reaching potential of NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) captured the attention of cryptoworld, as it produced abundant intellectual properties in the modern creator economy
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June 15, 2022
Blueprints for Web3-native Organizations
Bryan Wilson
Bryan Wilson
Legal Engineer
Bryan Wilson
We trace along the approach at Upside to building these organizations by gaining an understanding of the features required to build a minimum viable community
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May 23, 2022
What Can I Do To Protect My web3-Native Org?
Bryan Wilson
Bryan Wilson
Legal Engineer
Bryan Wilson
The technologies that are used to represent organizations necessarily shape the types of risks and opportunities present; key to understanding the risks and opportunities is...
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May 6, 2022
Toward a Composable Framework
Bryan Wilson
Bryan Wilson
Legal Engineer
Bryan Wilson
Understanding the foundational, conceptual history of DAOs is critical to understanding their potential. Marshall McLuhan famously coined the phrase...
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April 28, 2022
Composable Organizations: Introduction and History
Bryan Wilson
Bryan Wilson
Legal Engineer
Bryan Wilson
History has shown that the development of new technologies for rulemaking enables new business models. From the Code of Hammurabi and Stone contracts, to...
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March 21, 2022
How Hashmasks Changed the NFT Scene
Upside Staff
Upside Staff
The Team at Large
Upside Staff
Created by the anonymous duo of Suum Cuique Labs, Hashmasks started its conception in late 2019.
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February 8, 2022
Alliance DAO and the Future of Web3 Accelerators
Upside Staff
Upside Staff
The Team at Large
Upside Staff
The rise of a Web3 accelerator and why they transitioned to the DAO format to benefit their cohorts and investors.
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January 25, 2022
Olympus DAO
Upside Staff
Upside Staff
The Team at Large
Upside Staff
Created to provide a new decentralized infrastructure for finance that is community-driven, Olympus DAO was quick to rise, and just as quick to fall...
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December 26, 2021
Constitution DAO
Upside Staff
Upside Staff
The Team at Large
Upside Staff
When Sotheby’s announced in September about the sale of the original printed U.S. Constitution, nothing seemed out of the ordinary; instead, it hit headlines when ConstitutionDAO created a buzz on this auction.
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December 1, 2021
What is a DAO?
Upside Staff
Upside Staff
The Team at Large
Upside Staff
Imagine an organization formed by strangers and run without C-Staff, executive board or hierarchy!
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March 15, 2019
Why Stablecoins Will Change Freelancing
Noah Thorp
Noah Thorp
Founder, CEO
Noah Thorp
The global freelance economy is thriving but legacy payment infrastructure has not kept pace. Freelancing is the future of work. Every year growing numbers embrace the office-optional world.
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June 15, 2017
The Advent of People Centered Blockchains
Noah Thorp
Noah Thorp
Founder, CEO
Noah Thorp
After a few years of operation Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, and hundreds of other blockchain based cryptocurrencies have a collective market cap equivalent to billions of dollars. But who benefits and how can we use blockchains to progress people centered values?
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May 16, 2017
How Decentralized Reputation Can Help People Thrive
Noah Thorp
Noah Thorp
Founder, CEO
Noah Thorp
The building blocks of portable reputation are blockchains, decentralized identities, and digitally signed claims. Systems built from these enable leaps in reputation reusability.
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May 18, 2015
How Society Will Be Transformed By Cryptoeconomics
Noah Thorp
Noah Thorp
Founder, CEO
Noah Thorp
In the current internet ecosystem, we must outsource trust and ownership services to centralized operators. That requirement is slowly becoming destabilized...
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