Product Cafe: Web 3, Web 3 everywhere! 🙀
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I am so curious that my mind keeps questioning everything. Literally everything. Even when Web 3.0 started making noise (It still does), I was flipping all the pages (of course, on the internet) to know what difference it brings for us, Product managers. Finally, I've got enough resources to share with you that simply answer the question, Web 3.0 - What's in for Product Managers. I am sure this edition is going to be exciting. Let's get started.
Product Good Read 📖
How is PM'ing different at a web3 startup?
Sometimes all we need is a piece of expert advice. In his newsletter, Lenny, one of our favorite product experts, along with Jason Shah, explains what does Web 3.0 mean for PMs and How is PM'ing different at a web3 startup?
Curated lists ✨
1. Why Web 3 Needs Product Management
Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) need a cohesive product strategy and flawless delivery to thrive and compete with the giants of Web 2.0 – this post by Antoine Sakho is about how they can do just that and bring product management to life in the process.
Read the article here —> Why Web 3 needs Product Management?
2. Web 3 for Product Managers: Expecting the unexpected
We had to bring it again. Yes, Product School's Expecting the Unexpected in Web 3 for Product Managers is something we've already mentioned in our previous edition. But how could I miss this gem when talking about Web 3.0 for PMs. So here you go.
Read the article here —> Web 3 for Product Managers: Expecting the unexpected
3. Web 2 to Web 3 shift for a Product Manager
There's no better one to tell you than who has done it in real-time. Senjuti Bhattacharyya, who is managing a consumer-facing blockchain-based product, broke down the steps she followed when shifting from Web 2 to Web 3. A helpful read for anyone who is planning to explore the new road.
Read the article here —> Web 2 to Web 3 shift for a Product Manager
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4. Building Web 3 products in a DAO first way
In this week’s listening section, Tyler Ward, the Co-Founder of BarnBridge, one of the most prolific builders in the Web3 space, talks about building products in a DAO-first way, the challenges that come with it, and the emerging trends in the space over the next year.
5. Training Web 3 Product Managers: A conversation with Figment.io’s Product Lead
Yannick Folla, Figment.io's Product Lead, explains Web 3 for product managers looking to get quickly up to speed to add value to the Web 3 ecosystem.
How to build with DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, decentralized patterns?
Product development examples within Figment.io's business and use those as teaching opportunities.
Top pick from our collection 🔥
What it’s like to be a Product Manager in India?
Padmini Janakai is the founder of Mind and Mom, a deep-tech startup that focuses on using new AI technologies to change the healthcare experience for women in the nation. She is the author of the book Myths & Millennials: A Book About Women for Men & Women, and also worked with Women in Product, India to build a professional network of highly engaged women Product Managers. Let’s get to know more about her story in this article.
If you are interested to break into Web 3 Product management, here’s a bunch of opportunities you can check out.
With that, we’ve come to the end of this week’s Product Cafe. Till we meet next week,