The overlap between the creator economy and crypto is hard to ignore. Every week, I receive pitches from startups billing themselves as companies that touch a combination of creators, NFTs, Web3 and, in some cases, also the metaverse.
The growing buzz around the creator economy and Web3 – often described as a decentralized, blockchain-powered iteration of the internet – is detailed in a story we published on Wednesday. I dug into what’s driving all the excitement, as well as the skepticism. Here are the highlights: