What a week! Techstars kicked off the Launchpool Web3 Techstars Accelerator this week in Dublin and they’re already moving at a breakneck pace. With that, we’re taking the opportunity to introduce our MoneyNeverSleeps community to the ten amazing founding teams that make up Techstars’ first chain-agnostic blockchain accelerator as well as Techstars’ very first accelerator program in Ireland.
This episode of MoneyNeverSleeps is sponsored by Philip Lee, one of Ireland’s fastest-growing corporate law firms and expert advisors at the heart of the Dublin and London start-up, fintech and crypto communities.
Here are the ten early-stage startups that form the inaugural class of the Launchpool Web3 Techstars Accelerator, all of whom introduce themselves and their vision in this episode recorded on March 16th, 2022, about two weeks before the program kicked off.
(Artwork/portraits created by KassieLilly)
Meet the companies:
Barterchain -A peer-to-peer barterplace where members can swap or tokenize their skills and services
BigFan - Reinventing sports collectibles with officially licensed NFTs that provide access to Metaverse-driven fan experiences
CrowdClass - A web3 protocol for online teachers to better monetize their courses and reward student engagement
DAOventures - A secured, compliant and easy to use DeFi platform for crypto investors
Eczodex - Tokenized data assets for value investors
LiveDuel - DeFi-powered live fan engagement
MegaFans - Mobile esports platform bridging web2 to web3 for gamers and enabling game developers to increase their player lifetime value
Staxe - Enabling music and creative productions’ economies in web3
Vyper Protocol - Risk management for DeFi applications on Solana
Your Diamonds – Enabling the diamond industry to solve old world problems through digital technologies and web3
Episode title inspired by Scenario by Tribe Called Quest
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