This month we’ve been busy onboarding new members, writing about permissionless brands, finalising our Good Growth Framework, doing a CogDis takeover, and helping others where we can.

We also had a great chat with Leanne Elliot Young, CEO and Co-founder of the Institute of Digital Fashion, a leading voice on fashion futures, inclusivity in tech, and the metaverse. Digging into their Diversity and Inclusivity within Virtual Worlds report (see above) as well as an alpha on their NFT drop💧 … all of which you can listen to here.

So, without further ado, here’s another handpicked selection of links c/o our PRTN members for your reading pleasure:

Still hungry? Join PRTN to meet likeminded folks, discuss #tough-questions, and help our good growth mission:


A special shot out to all our members who’ve contributed to this months Supplement: @arian @artem @chu @deniz @EVI @Fancy @gustavo @iamkhayyam @jonty (+ for the podcast edit) @kes @mel @rickwilliams @sunnndayyy @tina and expect to see lots more community curated content SOON™️

Until next month, your friends at Protein 💚


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