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Hi there ๐Ÿ‘‹, I'm Jaclyn

Building in web3. Research @ Polychain. Venture Partner at Contrary Capital.
TLDR: Engineer with an interest in blockchain, productivity and globalisation. Sometimes I dance.

Computer Science @ University of Waterloo
Previously Software Engineer at Coinbase, Blockchain Engineer at Curvegrid, Robotics Engineer NuTonomy and Investment Associate at Front Row Ventures.

What I'm up to

I've recently been exploring the intersection of tech and society - tech ethics, tech for social good, and how to build accessible tech. Currently working on referents.xyz, know your worth in web3 and some other stealth projects ๐Ÿฅท I will be at Hacklodge in August working on web3 projects โ›บ๏ธ Peep my gallery.so/jac

Currently Building

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referents
React
Nextjs
Arweave
Express
Twitter API

Referents is a collectively created glossary; it exists to help people understand the meaning of words used in and about web3. We dream of a world where language is not a barrier to being in a given space; Referents helps this happen by enabling mutual meaning-making. A drop by verses.

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Know Your Worth in Web3
React
Nextjs
Chakra

The gender pay gap is real and while there is progress worth celebrating, it's hard to know how the Web3 industry compares against these trends. This project's mission is to make web3 compensation data more accessible to everyone.


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

Polychain Capital
May 2022 -
Researcher

Crypto research. Deal Sourcing.

Coinbase
Aug 2021 - May 2022
Software Engineer

Building blockchain tools to increase economic freedom in the world.

Curvegrid
Jan - Aug 2021
Software Engineer

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

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

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

nuTonomy
Jun - Aug 2018
Robotics Engineer

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.

For my full resume, please reach out to me :)

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

  • 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.