Major Prizes for Onchain Art

We’re back and gearing up for a big 2024!

We just posted our first podcast episode of the year covering our outlook on what’s in store - check it out and share your thoughts in our chat.

Friendly reminder that submissions for We <3 The Art close on Monday and 300k OP (or ~$1.2M) is up for grabs for the music category! Here’s a full breakdown of everything you need to know about Optimism’s onchain art contest.

We’re excited about a future where users can be onchain without even knowing it.

This week - Privy and Pimlco teamed up to make smart accounts even easier to integrate, making it easy to onboard users to smart accounts in just a few minutes.

IYK powered a new kind of bookmark that contains a dynamic NFT, unique to each holder that unlocks content and digital experiences - and all you need is your phone to access it.

Meanwhile, Decrypt named Base 2023’s project of the year. Base has been the latest chain added to Sound and we’re excited to see the ways they can continue to support artists in 2024.

Farcaster is offering a free subscription to Coinbase Wallet users and Forbes Crypto posted an overview of some grants available to web3 builders and artists.

Safe to say - the grants are flying and builders are being rewarded for making crypto easier to use.

For those who missed it - we posted our full 2023 report featuring artists and companies who we’ve covered throughout the year, as well as those who left a submission on our Google Form.

Remember - we’re giving early access to all of our podcasts on

Want to learn more? DM us to join the Invest in Music chat.

We’re giving away a free IM Pass to the first person who collects our Year in Review Report.

Invest in Music is sponsored by Coop Records - an onchain record label.

Coop Records has released 100+ songs onchain with artists Daniel Allan, RŌHKI and BLOODY.

They collaborated on drops like ORIGINS, Faceless and Existential Dance Music.

If you see a * next to a song - this means that there is overlap with Coop Records.

To submit your project to Coop Records - email

Top Stories

We <3 The Art

Learn how to submit a song to win up to $175k worth of OP tokens!

Somefund Closes Submissions

Somefund starts its month-long vote for projects to receive $250k in grants.

IYK Powers Digiphysical Bookmark

The Bookmark Complement to “Read Write Own.”

Farcaster x Coinbase Wallet

Get a free sign up to Farcaster through Coinbase Wallet

Privy Partners With Pimlico

The partnership bring users onchain with smart accounts.

Decrypt Calls Base 2023’s Project of The Year

The announcement comes as more music is being dropped on Base.

Top Grants in Web3 for Builders & Artists

An overview of grants available now.

Music Monday

Featuring DEEGAN*, Beachcrimes, Lyrah, Pack Records, Charm Taylor, LNRZ and more.

See the thread here.

Weekly Spotlight

See the thread here.

Bonus Reads

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