How NFT DAOs Could Shape the Next Blockbuster, Fund Poetry and Change VC
Dapper Collectives CEO and Friends With Benefits founder Trevor McFedries joins Unchained to discuss social tokens, NFTs, the creator economy, $FWB, VC snacks, DAOs, Cooper Turley, and more. Show highlights:
- Trevor’s past, which includes a top 10 album, working at Spotify, founding Brud, creating Lil Miquela, and, of course, falling down the crypto rabbit hole
- what Trevor’s vision for Dapper Collectives is
- what type of activities DAOs will facilitate in the future
- why Trevor is so excited to be working with Dapper Labs and Flow
- what Friends With Benefits is and how the $FWB token works
- what sort of tokens make up the Friends With Benefits treasury
- why venture capitalists who want to be involved with Friends With Benefits need to have a good snack game
- why Trevor is not worried about $FWB becoming a security
- what plans Friends With Benefits has in store for 2022
- Trevor’s response to Friends With Benefits suspending co-founder Cooper Turley regarding 10-year old racist and homophobic tweets
- what can be done to onboard a more diverse demographic to crypto
- how Trevor defines the passion/creator economy
- what Trevor is looking forward to in 2022 regarding NFTs, DAOs, and social tokens
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- Twitter: https://twitter.com/whatdotcd
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/trevor-mcfedries-0a5285a8/
- CEO – Dapper Collectives
- Founder → Brud
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/makebrud
- Website: https://www.brud.fyi/
- Lil Miquela: https://www.instagram.com/lilmiquela/
- Acquisition by Dapper Labs: https://techcrunch.com/2021/10/04/nft-startup-dapper-labs-acquires-virtual-influencer-startup-brud/
- AI Influencers: https://mailchimp.com/courier/article/ai-influencers/
Friends With Benefits
- FWB website: https://www.fwb.help/
- Mirror: https://fwb.mirror.xyz/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/fwbtweets
- FWB Etherscan: https://etherscan.io/token/0x35bd01fc9d6d5d81ca9e055db88dc49aa2c699a8
- CoinMarketCap: https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/friends-with-benefits-pro/
- Background Reads
- Trevor’s role: https://consensys.net/blog/codefi/friends-with-benefits-a-new-model-for-social-tokens-on-ethereum/
- a16z investment: https://a16z.com/2021/10/27/investing-in-friends-with-benefits-a-dao/
- FWB deep dive: https://ra.co/features/3914
- Intelligencer write up: https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2021/10/whats-a-dao-why-your-group-chat-could-be-worth-millions.html
- Coindesk write up: https://www.coindesk.com/business/2021/11/09/the-social-token-network-rally-friends-with-benefits-and-the-future-of-branding/
- Cooper Turley removed from DAO
- WHALE treasury tokens
- Daily Ape on DAOs: https://thedailyape.notion.site/DAOs-95332c7ab79c49dc89f9a72c628dfeb8
- Social Tokens:
- Linda Xie:
- Forefront: https://forefront.market/learn/social-tokens
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