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You Can Help Fight COVID by Buying These NFTs

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NFTs have proven to be an effective method of fundraising for social good. With the purchase of an NFT, you can help all sorts of causes ranging from medical debt forgiveness to bringing a species back from extinction. Joining the ranks of these ‘NFTs for good’ is a project set to go on auction at Christie’s on July 15; The University of Pennsylvania mRNA NFT: Vaccines for a New Era. What’s in the digital box The renderings — a collaboration between The University of Pennsylvania and Dr. Drew Weissman — are also set to include “a storyboard that explains what […]

3 NFT Projects That Are Eliminating Medical Debt and Funding Cancer Research

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NFTs have played a big role in social causes over the last year. We’ve seen projects aimed toward raising funds for the preservation of endangered species, forwarding social justice, and even helping fight climate change. As such, it’s no surprise that NFTs have also been used to raise funds for medical purposes. Here are some of the most notable projects in the space doing just that. NFT…Ps? Earlier this year, Dallas-based software developer Joshua Lapidus launched a project that was equal parts meme and charitable venture: Rainbow Rolls, an NFT collection consisting of anthropomorphic toilet paper rolls. By partnering with […]

We Need to Talk About the Mental Health Crisis in the NFT Community

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All good comes with bad, and the rise of web3 has brought a tsunami of both. In many ways, the last two years of web3 have been incredible. We’ve had amazing stories of rags to riches come ups, people pulling themselves and their families out of crippling debt, and others making a significant impact in their communities. Most importantly, we’ve seen a pivotal power shift between individuals and centralized corporations, placing more wealth and freedom into the hands of talented creators than ever before.  But there’s also a dark side that we’d be remiss to neglect. The NFT industry is […]
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