5 Items

teaser image

Blog Post - perspectives-on-public-purpose

Event Recap: Policymaking in Web3

| Dec. 16, 2022

On December 1st, the Technology and Public Purpose (TAPP) Project hosted its third and last panel Policymaking in Web3 as part of a three-part Perspectives in Web3 Virtual Series. It was joined by legal scholars, lawyers and policy researchers who work at the forefront of this domain, including Primavera De Filippi, Research Director at the National Center of Scientific Research and Faculty Associate at Harvard’s Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society; Connor Spelliscy, Executive Director of the DAO Research Collective; Miles Jennings, General Counsel and Head of Decentralization of a16z Crypto; David Kerr, Principal of Cowrie LLC; and Lindsey Kelleher, Senior Policy Manager at Blockchain Association.

teaser image

Blog Post - perspectives-on-public-purpose

Event Recap: Investing in Web3

| Dec. 01, 2022

On November 17th, the Technology and Public Purpose (TAPP) Project hosted its second panel Investing in Web3 as part of a three-part Perspectives in Web3 Virtual Series. It was an especially timely discussion given the series of events which have unfolded over the last few weeks surrounding the collapse of FTX, formerly the second largest centralized crypto exchange platform. Joining the conversation wereNick Ducoff of G20 Ventures,Lauren Stephanianof Pantera Capital, andBrandon Hoffmanof Sunset Ventures. This blog serves as an event recap and outlines some key takeaways from the event.

teaser image

Blog Post - perspectives-on-public-purpose

Event Recap: Building in Web3

| Nov. 16, 2022

On October 20th, the Technology and Public Purpose Project's fellows Sarah Hubbard and Helena Rong hosted Mary-Catherine (MC) Lader of Uniswap Labs, Joshua Tan of Metagov, and Scott Fitzsimons of CityDAO to join them in conversation about Building in Web3 as the first panel in a three-part Perspectives in Web3 Virtual Series. This blog serves as an event recap and outlines some key takeaways from the event.

teaser image

Blog Post - perspectives-on-public-purpose

Beyond the Buzzwords: Web3, DAOs, and the Future of Human Coordination

| Oct. 04, 2022

While the buzzwords and acronyms related to web3 have received a lot of attention and hype, in this piece, we look at what they really mean and why they matter. We start with a macro-lens on the societal trends that have contributed to the growth in this space, dive into “web3” and decentralized autonomous organizations, or "DAOs," and identify a few areas for further research.