Seed Club Raises $2m to build “YCombinator of Tokenized Communities”
  • Seed Club is a DAO that builds and invests in communities with tokens.
  • We're proud to announce a fundraise of $2M into the DAO treasury to help usher in a new era for digital communities.
  • The round includes: Packy McCormick, Stani Kulechov, Denis Nazarov, Nascent, Sfermion and was led by IDEO CoLab Ventures.

Seed Club is a DAO that builds and invests in tokenized communities.

Today it's announcing a $2 million contribution round that includes: Packy McCormick, Stani Kulechov, Denis Nazarov and led by IDEO CoLab Ventures.

In its first eight months, Seed Club contributed to or helped incubate 17 different social tokens as part of its growing portfolio including: Squiggle DAO, ForeFront, Global Coin Research, PartyDAO and Songcamp.

Today, we welcome an outstanding group of angels, builders, collectors and funds to the DAO.

Membership now includes:

Leading NFT collectors, creators and builders: Jacob Horne (Zora), Gmoney (Twitter Punk), Quickrider (Flamingo DAO), Brett Shear (Palm Tree Crew), Seth Goldstein (Bright Moments Gallery), Samsonite (Leaving Records), Daniel Maegaard (SeedPhrase), Matthew Ferrick (NiftyGateway) and 6 Agency.

Social token pros: Cooper Turley (Audius), Trevor McFedries (Brud), Reuben Bramanathan (IDEO CoLab), Carlos Gomes (Forefront), Scott Moore (Gitcoin), Wong Joon Ian (Individual), James Duncan (Square 1), Jess Sloss (Seed Club), Bradley Miles (Roll), Pet3r Pan (MetaCartel), Kevin Chou (Rally), James Young (Collab.Land), Louis Giraux (SuperRare) and Alex Zhang (FWB).

Web 3 builders: Kristen Stone (Balancer), Stani Kulechov (Aave), Denis Nazarov (Mirror), Brian Flynn (Rabbit Hole) Bobby Ong (CoinGecko), TM Lee (CoinGecko), Lawson Baker (RaRa), Fire Eyes DAO, Eric Ashdown (Covalent), Patrick Rivera (Mirror), Jarrod Dicker (Dark Star DAO)

Angels: Packy McCormick (Not Boring), Ian Lee (IDEO CoLab), Andrew Steinwold (Sfermion), Pri Desai (The LAO), Zack Honarvar (One Day Entertainment), Dan Hannum (Hannum Capital Management), Nick Grossman (Union Square Ventures), Marc Weinstein (Mechanism Capital), Matthew Shaw (Yolo Build Co.), Jake Brukhman (CoinFund), NiMA Asghari, Megan Hannum, 0xElle (Greenfield One) and Launch House.

Forward thinking funds: IDEO CoLab, Sfermion, Nascent, Lemniscap, Delphi Digital, Betaworks, Meta Cartel Ventures, The LAO, IOSG Ventures and Taureon

The Future is Community Capital

For too long the value that communities create online has been captured by platforms not people. We believe web 3 and social tokens invert this old dynamic and return ownership to creators and their communities.

Tokens give communities super powers. Today, groups of people using accessible, on-chain tools can leverage tokens to capitalize, reward, govern and grow collective value on the internet.

And while it’s never been easier to issue a community token, the path to developing one with lasting utility and influence requires a holistic approach spanning governance, tokenomics, incentives and community organization.

Seed Club brings community leaders, brands, investors and builders together to solve these complex problems and bring the best community tokens to market.

We believe there will be tokenized communities worth $Billions, and we plan to help launch them.

How We Work

Through our Accelerator program and Studio offering, we help community token projects design their token economy, establish governance processes and grow their social and economic value. We earn a percentage of their token supply for long term alignment with our incubated communities.

As these communities/DAOs tokenize and scale, the value of the tokens in Seed Club's treasury will appreciate in parallel. By aligning incentives with these tokenized communities, Seed Club will actively participate in the growth of the overall token ecosystem.

It’s our hope that our growing community will take an active role in curating and supporting the growth of these tokenized communities, earning a stake in Seed Club in return.

You Should Join Us.

Stay at the cutting edge of web3 trends, help steward Seed Club’s growing social token treasury and explore new ways for digital communities to create and deliver value.

For now, the best way to get involved is to join our community on Discord.

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