GM fam! What’s on in Web3 this week?
It’s been an exciting week in Web3 — the Super Bowl has entered the metaverse, crypto markets have seen some welcomed upward activity and the Australian Treasury has opened submissions for feedback on the token mapping framework.
On the event side, much was announced this week, and if you’re a budding BUIDLer, there’s a chance at receiving some hefty cash for your startup. Let’s crack on.
Friday (tonight!): AFTR HRS with DJenerates
OSHI Gallery is Victoria’s first IRL gallery for blockchain, crypto and NFT enthusiasts to bridge the digital disconnect and create a hub for curious newcomers, passionate collectors and industry thought leaders.
Oshi Gallery runs a range of curated exhibitions, collaborative events, workshops, artist launches, art activations, artist talks and information masterclasses, with a beer garden in the heart of Collingwood.
Tonight, Oshi runs a party with DJenerates, a party featuring live DJs with reactive audio visuals and drinks. Attendees can expect to see art installations, interactive performances, with DJ sets from Jamie Stevens, Hipworth, NDT and Dundo.
When: Friday the 3rd of February
Time: 8pm – 1am
Where: Oshi Gallery, 386 Smith Street, Collingwood
Ticket link can be found here.
Tuesday: Blockstars 4th Web3 Community Meet-up
Taking place in Surfers Paradise, Blockstars Technology — a blockchain tech hub with a team of 70+ devs spread across Queensland, are running their Web3 meet-up an Innovation Pitch Night.
Founders in the Web3 space can pitch their ideas to three investors, with selected ideas receiving “five-figure investment” and mentorship from business leaders. But you don’t have to have a business pitch to join — the meetup will feature keynote speeches for industry experts, as well as interactive panel discussions and networking opportunities, and chats around finance, supply chain and digital identity.
When: Tuesday, February 7th
Where: 3128 Surfers Paradise Boulevard, Surfers Paradise
Event link here.
Just Announced: Bitcoin Alive Conference
Announced this week, the Bitcoin Alive conference will bring together the Aussie community for a day of all-Bitcoin content from those in the Australian ecosystem plus special guests from abroad.
Speakers including author Knut Svanholm, James Check from Glassnode, Pete Winn from Fedi, Andrew Page from Strawman.com, Steven Nelkovski from Perth Heat Baseball Team and Andi Pitt from Ego Death Capital.
Conference themes include discussions around how Bitcoin can stabilise electricity grids and incentivise the build-out of renewable energy, the history of money, as well as Bitcoin fundamentals and self-custody.
When: Saturday the 15th of April
Time: 9am – 6pm
Where: Roundhouse UNSW, Kensington, Sydney
Access tickets for the event here.
Always on: UNDRGRND Gallery, Sunshine Coast
UNDRGRND Gallery is Australia’s first permanent IRL NFT gallery and Web3 events space. NFT founders can hire the event for NFT launch parties or hold exhibitions. The gallery was launched by Meta Collect, a community comprised of NFT projects including Finney, The Crunks and the Mongs.
The crew also feature artists in a weekly curation, adding art to their collection or as a feature in the physical gallery, as a way to help support artists in the community.
When: Every Saturday
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Unit 11, 9-13 Matheson Street, Baringa, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Keep updated with their exhibitions here.