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๐Ÿ‘€In the midst of the LayerZero airdrop claim, which caused several networks to down today due to high demand, weโ€™re sharing an awesome podcast from Delphi Digital analysts:

Discussion of L0 Sybil hunting, analysis of the zkSync airdrop, hot memecoins, and a TON ecosystem overview

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Curious about AlphaMind launchpad?

Here is your chance. Now it start the very first AMA w/founders in discord.
Join us and ask anything.โ“

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A startup pivoting from Web2 to Web3๐Ÿคช
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๐Ÿ’ŽState of Crypto+AI 2024

MagnetAI conducted an in-depth analysis of 67 Crypto+AI projects, categorizing them from a GenAI perspective.

The Crypto+AI narrative has captured a lot of attention so far.

Many reports on Crypto+AI are emerging, but they either cover just part of the AI story or interpret AI solely from the perspective of Crypto.

This article will look at the topic from an AI perspective, exploring how Crypto supports AI and how AI can benefit Crypto, to better understand the current landscape of the Crypto+AI industry


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Are you a web3 founder, community builder, C-level exec, marketing leader, or VC rep looking to level up your web3 growth game?
Then the Cryptorsy Closing KOL Rounds in Web3: Tips, Hacks & Strategies webinar is for you!
Hosted by Michael Graham, Head of Growth at Cryptorsy, this event will be packed with insider knowledge and practical advice to supercharge your project.
Whatโ€™s on the Agenda:

๐Ÿ“˜KOL Marketing 101
๐Ÿ”“ Unlocking the Benefits
๐Ÿงญ Navigating the Challenges
๐Ÿ’ก Pro KOL Management Tips
๐Ÿ† Success Case Study
โ”Q&A Session
Don't miss this chance to harness the power of KOL marketing for your web3 venture and close your next KOL round with confidence.
Join our pre-webinar Telegram lounge to gain access to the event link and Mike himself and ask him any questions you may have on the topic even before the official start, as well as catch the latest ๐Ÿ™Œ

Join here ๐Ÿ‘‰
๐Ÿ’ŽLinea opportunities for builders

Linea is the secure zkEVM ecosystem that empowers dapps to thrive!
Want to become one of them? Then you should definitely pay attention to the opportunities for builders by Linea:
1) The Linea Ecosystem Investment Alliance
Is an investment syndicate dedicated to empowering startups building on Linea.
In addition, LEIA adds invaluable mentorship and technical coaching to the mix, making it a unique program that addresses significant areas of growth for Linea builders.
๐Ÿ”— https://linea.build/linea-ecosystem-investment-alliance
2) Check the interesting lineup of side events covering the most crucial Web3 topics, including smart accounts, security, growth experiments, multichain UX, and more
๐Ÿ”— https://community.consensys.io/brussels-belgium/
3) Explore MetaMask & Linea bounty on ETHGlobal Brussels.
Take your chance!
๐Ÿ”— https://ethglobal.com/events/brussels/prizes/metamask-and-linea
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๐ŸŒ’ Get ready for the next Cosmic Edition of VC Pitching Sessions by InnMind!

๐Ÿ“† Save the date: July 10th, at 15:00 CEST (13:00 UTC)!

We're scouting for the most promising startups to pitch to top VCs in the InnMind network.

This is your chance to shine and get instant feedback from heavy-hitting investors!

๐Ÿฆ„ Criteria for Future Unicorns:

โžก๏ธ Verticals: AI | Infra | DePIN | BTC | RWA | DeFi | SocialFi & GameFi | NFT & Meme, and more.

โžก๏ธ Stage: Pre-seed / Seed / Private / Strategic

โœจClick "Apply" to book an assessment call with an InnMind Investment Analyst before the event!
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Your Alpha is coming โ€ฆ
Forwarded from AlphaMind
Media is too big
Youโ€™re the Alpha ๐Ÿซต

Now get ready to unlock ours!

Visit alphamind.co to start building karma right away

Expand your Mind! โšก๏ธ
Put in your calendars ๐Ÿ“†
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Time to meet face-to-face๐Ÿ’ฅ

Join us for the 1st AlphaMind Community Gathering on July 5th at 5pm CEST. Meet true Alpha minds from Linea, Rhino.Fi, Anima Protocol, web3davincis at AlphaMind X Space.

Set reminder โ€“ join via link
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Meet one of our speakers โ€“@emacosc, Growth Manager at Linea and true DeFi mind๐Ÿง . This Friday, we're at X Spaces revealing big plans on AlphaMind & Linea ecosystem ๐Ÿš€

Tune in for first-hand insights โ€“ https://x.com/i/spaces/1yNGaZLQpqXJj and drop your questions in X!
๐Ÿช Crypto VC Pitching Session: Cosmic Edition

Tomorrow, at 15:00 CEST, we will start the session where the hottest web3 startups will pitch pre-seed, seed and private rounds to crypto VCs and get funding!

๐Ÿš€Meet our participants:

๐Ÿ’Ž ZayaAI | AI, RWA, DeSci
An innovative RWA & DeSci blockchain project designed to fight cancer and promote healthy living through advanced AI technologies and medical screening techniques.

๐Ÿ’Ž GrowFitter | Consumer dAapp
Earn high-end rewards like iPhones, bikes, Smartwatch NFTs, Token Airdrops & an endless array of exciting rewards with your daily sport activity.

๐Ÿ’Ž Polity Network | Wealthtech Infra
The first easy to use enterprise-grade decentralised crypto investment marketplace. It is made to support crypto advisors, managers and individual investors.

๐Ÿ’Ž Midle | QuestFi
The go-to marketing platform for brands aiming to supercharge user acquisition, engagement, and retention

๐Ÿ’Ž Snapster | DeFi, Telegram Mini App
Memecoins and other hot tokens are grabbing attention, but buying them is still too complicated. Snapster fixes this with a fast & simple DEX interface, available to 900M+ Telegram users.

Participating Investors:

๐Ÿ‘คChain Capital |๐Ÿ‘ค Circle |๐Ÿ‘ค3X Capital | ๐Ÿ‘ค WebWise VC |๐Ÿ‘ค Langrenus Fund | ๐Ÿ‘ค London Real Ventures |๐Ÿ‘ค GDA Capital and many more investors watching live!

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Calling all ambitious Web3 builders ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Draper University, partner of InnMind, is launching an open call for their Stellar program accelerator - Astro Hacker House.

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿš€ This is your chance to join a residency program in Silicon Valley, learn from industry experts, and receive $20K in grant funding to kickstart your project.

Here's what you get:

โ€ข $20k grant
โ€ข $2k for flights
โ€ข Free lodging
โ€ข Mentorship from Web3 experts
โ€ข Investment opportunities

๐Ÿ”น Ready to apply? Book a call with their Web3 Program Manager via link

๐Ÿ”น Or apply directly by July 27th via link

Don't miss this opportunity to take your Web3 project to the next level ๐Ÿ“ˆ
Polkadot sparked controversy within its community after disclosing a hefty marketing expense of $87 million in the first half of 2024 ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

Despite the lavish expenditure, the results have been less than stellar. A closer look at the breakdown reveals a focus on high-profile sponsorships:

โ€ข $6.8 million for a soccer club deal (1 million DOT)
โ€ข $1.9 million to sponsor race car driver Conor Daly
โ€ข $1.3 million with e-sports organizer HEROIC
โ€ข $4.9 million on influencer marketing
โ€ข $7.9 million on events

While these endeavors generated buzz, they failed to translate into the desired user growth or engagement, leaving many to question the effectiveness of such a large-scale spending spree in the Web3 space.

Building Trust, Not Just Hype
Success is based on more than just visibility. At InnMind we encourage all to rely on transparency and product development, and remember:

โœ… Performance Over Hype. Use metrics-driven marketing to ensure every dollar contributes to user acquisition and retention.
โœ… Community Matters. Build a loyal base through grassroots efforts and user education, prioritizing trust and transparency.
โœ… Targeted Outreach. Create tailored promotions that resonate with the Web3 community to drive engagement and conversion.
โœ… Partnerships with Purpose. Form strategic partnerships that enhance the ecosystem and benefit users, enriching platform functionality and experience.

For Web3 founders, the message is clear: flashy campaigns may grab headlines, but sustainable growth comes from thoughtful, value-driven strategies that resonate with users and build trust.

By focusing on performance, community, targeted outreach, and meaningful partnerships, you can ensure their marketing dollars are well spent, driving genuine impact in the competitive Web3 space ๐ŸŒ
๐Ÿ’ฐOur new blog post dives deep into the world of Crypto Investments in 2024: 15 Most Active Crypto VC Funds โžก๏ธ https://blog.innmind.com/active-crypto-vc-funds-in-2024/

In this article, you'll discover:

๐Ÿ”น Who are the key players shaping the crypto VC landscape?
๐Ÿ”น What areas are these funds focusing on?
๐Ÿ”น How can this information influence your fundraising strategy in 2024?

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Will Stablecoins be the money of the Metaverse? A Look at 2025-2026 ๐Ÿ”ฎ

For sure, your users confidently park their cash in stablecoin, knowing it's the crypto equivalent of a landing pad, not a rollercoaster. But as the industry wrestles with regulation and the rise of the metaverse, what's next for these digital tokens?

๐Ÿ’ช The popularity of stablecoins lies in their stability. Unlike Bitcoin's wild price swings, stablecoins offer a safe haven for investors and a medium of exchange in the crypto world. However, events like the TerraUSD crash, where an algorithmic stablecoin lost its peg to the dollar, have raised concerns about their underlying mechanisms.

โœ… Regulation

Regulatory clarity is coming. Expect stricter guidelines on reserve management and transparency. This might weed out some players, but for established coins, it's a badge of honor. Compliance becomes your competitive edge, instilling trust in institutions and paving the way for wider adoption.

โœ… Metaverse Minting

The Metaverse is a new trillion-dollar playground, a potential goldmine. Here's where stablecoins will take center stage. It is the best choice for payment systems, allowing users to seamlessly buy virtual land or that digital Gucci bag with secure, stable tokens. The metaverse craves a frictionless currency, and your stablecoin could be it.

โœ… The Interoperability Imperative

Right now, different stablecoins exist in separate. Interoperability โ€“ the ability to work across platforms โ€“ is the next frontier. Partnering with other blockchain players is the key to the future.

The coming years are poised to be a golden age for stablecoins. So, are you ready to take part in this exciting future? ๐ŸŒŸ
Join us for the InnMind Online Crypto VC Session on July 31st at 15:00 CET and pitch your project to top-tier investors ๐Ÿค‘

We're seeking disruptive startups in ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿป

Decentralized Infrastructure | DeFi | AI | GameFi | and more!

๐Ÿš€ Whether you're pre-seed or Series A, we want to hear from you 

Our lineup of top-tier VCs will be announced soon, so stay tuned! ๐Ÿ“ฃ

Claim your spot:  https://app.innmind.com/events/invite/2024/6/31/YFv6JwBghJM5jkcGi