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Women and Donations in web3

Maybe it’s always been like this, but recently I’ve found it particularly noticeable how often I’ve talked to and read from women who are into web3.


web3 is known for being a libertarian ant-government male nerd kind of place, which isn’t scalable/sustainable. So, I think we’re seeing an evolution in the focus of values. The values themselves are a bit fluid and evolving, but I would include values around having an open source store of value, open source payment system, and a focus on community giving.


Across all participants, I am seeing involvement from what I would consider the better parts of “woke” culture – the extending opportunity part rather than the cancel part.


Lastly, it has struck me how many influencers and platforms in web3 are making donations a core part of their building. Some examples here:

P.S. I’ve started a weekly newsletter bringing you a list of links I’ve been reading. It’s called “Pinotio’s Web3 Weekend” and you can sign up here.

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