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Hi there ๐Ÿ‘‹, I'm Jaclyn

Building in web3. Venture Partner at Contrary Capital.
TLDR: Software Engineer with an interest in blockchain, productivity and globalisation. Sometimes I dance.
Toronto, usually on the move
Computer Science @ University of Waterloo
Previously at Coinbase, Curvegrid, NuTonomy and Front Row Ventures.

What I'm up to

Will be in Singapore until mid-Feburary. Continuing to build out legacy-xyz this month. I was at Hacklodge in early January working on web3 projects โ›บ๏ธ.

Currently Building

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legacy-xyz
Jan 2022
React
Nextjs
Arweave
Express

Build your web3 legacy. a new era of social proof, and discovery of content. Building a full-stack app to enable digital visitors to sign guestbooks with their web3 wallet on any project site. Building an npm package to empower creators to include a guestbook for their projects.

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Notorious Aliens Space Agents
Dec 2021 - Present
React
Gatsby
Netlify
MUI5

Building web3 integration and front-end for the Notorious Aliens Space Agents NFT project including the landing page, staking game and NFT mint flow.

Currently loving

Music
  • Huge fan of anything Taylor Swift
  • Ed Sheeran =
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Tate McRae
  • Emotional Oranges ๐ŸŠ
Tools

I am a big fan of productivity tools. The amount of time I spend exploring new tools probably counteracts all the productivy increase I derive from them though.


Some of my favourite projects

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Coinbase Wallet NFT Feature
Aug - Dec 2021
React
Golang
AWS
PSQL

Built the NFT viewing feature on Coinbase Wallet Extension.

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elfDAO
Dec 2021
Solidity
Next.js
React
web3
Vercel

A web3 toy drive to raise gifts for kids in need during the holiday season. Raised ฮž12.21 ~ $50K USD in 12 days. Built a web3 minting site with merkle tree claim lists.

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NFT Mint Site w/ Merkle Tree Whitelist Scaffold
Dec 2021
Next.js
MUI5
Solidity
web3
Vercel

Built a tool to easily bootstrap an NFT minting site with merkle whitelists.

Experience

Coinbase
Aug - Dec 2021
Software Engineer Intern

Building blockchain tools to increase economic freedom in the world.

Curvegrid
Jan - Aug 2021
Software Engineer Intern

Built blockchain middleware and DApps for NFTs and cross-chain asset transfers with Go, Solidity and Javascript.

Kirin Adams
Apr - Jun 2021
Venture Capital and Real Estate Investing Intern

Conducted deal-specific diligence, researched market trends in real estate and tech, and created investor-facing materials.

CPP Investments
Jun - Aug 2020
Quantitative Equity Engineering Intern

Implemented statistical analytics tools for factor investing portfolios with Python and SQL.

nuTonomy
Jun - Aug 2018
Robotics Engineer Intern

Built autonomous mobility tools with Python, Javascript and Autodesk Fusion360.

After work, I've been involved with...

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Front Row Ventures
Apr - Dec 2021
Venture Capital
Startups
Tech

Investment Associate. FRV is Canada's first university-focused venture capital fund investing in Canada's most promising university founders.

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16 Weeks
Jan - Aug 2021
Content Creation
Tech Mentorship
Diversity & Inclusion

Content Director. A group of students sharing our experiences in tech across different roles, locations, and companies!

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Tech+
Aug - Dec 2021
Mentorship
Community
Diversity & Inclusion

Mentorship Program Organizer. Facilitated over 100 mentorship pairs. Cultivating a more inclusive and diverse tech community at UWaterloo.

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SoGal Waterloo
Jan - Apr 2021
Venture Capital
Entrepreneurship
Diversity & Inclusion

Marketing Lead. Working to close the diversity gap in entrepreneurship and venture capital.

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TEDx
Aug - Dec 2021
Public Speaking
Event Planning

TEDxYouth@SAS Executive Producer. Lead Organizer. Selected to attend TEDFest 2018, an official TED conference in NYC.

A little more about me

  • ๐ŸŒฑ Exploring web3 ๐Ÿช„

  • ๐Ÿ’™ Trying to tech twitter ๐ŸŽงโšก๐Ÿ”‹

  • ๐ŸŽจ Learning about UI/UX design ๐Ÿงš๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿช๐Ÿงฟ๐ŸŒž

  • ๐Ÿ’ƒ Dancer, Yoga Instructor and Singer โœจ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿ‘ฏ ๐ŸŽถ

  • ๐Ÿฅข Foodie - love trying new cuisines, restaurants and bars ๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿœ๐Ÿน๐ŸฅŸ๐Ÿก๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿข๐Ÿš๐Ÿ˜

  • ๐Ÿ•ฏโ˜ฝโ˜พ My profile pic is a crypto coven witch ๐Ÿ”ฎ๐Ÿ–ค

  • ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ I grew up in Singapore, I'm from ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Hong Kong and currently based in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Toronto

  • เซฎ หถแต” แต• แต”หถ แƒ I clearly had too much fun with animations

When I'm not on my computer, you can find me dancing in a studio, practicing yoga, singing a cappella or stunting in cheer practice. Are you a student entrepreneur working on the next big thing? Let's talk jaclyn@contrarycap.com