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Founders of Web 3 is a podcast hosted by Outlier Ventures Founder and CEO Jamie Burke which features the people that created and built the next phase of the internet.

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Founders of Web 3 is a podcast hosted by Outlier Ventures Founder and CEO Jamie Burke which features the people that created and built the next phase of the internet.

    Building a New Data Economy with Blockchains, Trent McConaghy of Ocean Protocol

    Building a New Data Economy with Blockchains, Trent McConaghy of Ocean Protocol

    Trent McConaghy, is not only one of the early blockchain entrepreneurs founding several startups in the space, most recently Ocean Protocol, a decentralised data marketplace that enables a New Data Economy but an AI founder who enjoyed a big exit. He explains how Ocean can break down entrenched data silos across industries and allows for the gains of Big Data and AI to be more evenly distributed across society. As the founder of  the global token engineering community we talk about why the principles of ‘engineering’ are critical to building safe infrastructure for a new multi billion dollar digital economy centered on Web 3.

    • 43 min
    Long-Tail Economics & Mainstreaming Web 3, Eyal Hertzog of Bancor

    Long-Tail Economics & Mainstreaming Web 3, Eyal Hertzog of Bancor

    Eyal Herzog is co-founder of Bancor Network and a serial entrepreneur with decades of startup experience building Web 2 startups with millions of users so knows about building digital products that go mainstream. He explains his journey in pioneering private digital currencies as early as 2012 gaining an appreciation for long-tail economics and the importance of liquidity that led to Bancor, which has become a key part in the formation of the global crypto capital market. We also discuss his new venture DWEB and its mission to allow communities of developers and entrepreneurs to collaboratively launch, own and operate web apps comparable to a Facebook or Uber without the need to understand crypto.

    • 55 min
    Onboarding The 99% of Developers Into Web 3, Illia Polosukhin of NEAR

    Onboarding The 99% of Developers Into Web 3, Illia Polosukhin of NEAR

    Illia Polosukhin left Google, where he made significant contributions to Google Translate and Tensorflow, to co-found NEAR Protocol. He talks about how his team of co-founders background in competitive coding (all various ICPC champions, an elite coding olympics) and their work teaching computers to code informed building an intuitive Web 3 Stack to onboard the 99% of developers and go on to be backed by the likes of Andreessen HorowitzPantera, Multicoin, Coinbase Ventures, and Pantera Capital.

    • 45 min
    Privacy & Collaborative Learning in Web 3, Can Kisagun of Enigma

    Privacy & Collaborative Learning in Web 3, Can Kisagun of Enigma

    Can Kisagun, Co-Founder of Enigma, a cutting edge protocol that allows for ‘secret contracts’, smart contracts that allow for the sharing of secrets that can be used to enable;e collaborative machine learning, talks about his journey as a spin out from MIT with his professor, and the challenges of bringing a token backed protocol to life out of the US. We go deep into the possibilities of allowing a new more collaborative data economy, to move away from closed data silos, the potential for Impact in areas like health, in particular Corona and discuss new possibilities in the governance and coordination of distributed systems.

    • 42 min
    Finding Purpose in Web 3, Rene Reinsberg of Celo

    Finding Purpose in Web 3, Rene Reinsberg of Celo

    We discuss the importance of Purpose to mobilise communities in Web 3 with Rene Reinsberg, social entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Celo. He shares Celo’s intense social mission to finally deliver on the decade long promise for crypto-currencies for genuine financial inclusion compared to Libra, and how he convinced some of Silicon Valley’s largest VCs like A16z that it was good business. He talks about how mission gave them discipline to focus down on delivering what features were truly important for a more efficient financial system, a mobile-first platform solution based upon secure and stable digital currencies, to get money to parts of the economy that need it most. We discuss the power of programmable money to finally make innovations like local currencies and digital cooperatives mainstream.

    • 47 min
    Scaling a Web 2.5 Unicorn For Enterprise, David Rutter of R3

    Scaling a Web 2.5 Unicorn For Enterprise, David Rutter of R3

    David Rutter is CEO and Co-Founder of R3, a global blockchain consortium made up of some of the worlds largest financial services companies, founded in 2014, and the first initiative to build momentum behind the ‘blockchain not bitcoin’ narrative, that helped raised the profile of the whole industry in an enterprise context. He talks candidly about the difficult decision to open source Corda very early on, what is now becoming the de facto enterprise blockchain stack for regulated industries, and as a seasoned entrepreneur (pioneering early electronic trading systems in the 90’s) his approach to engaging incumbents and regulators when compared to competitors like Ethereum’s Consensys and what he sees as the naive approach of Facebook Libra.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

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16 Ratings

16 Ratings

James 'Crypto Insider' Bowater ,

Jamie Burke - Outlier Ventures Web 3.0 Podcast

I spent an hour taking my daily exercise walking around Canary Wharf in London listening to this fascinating insight into the story behind CZ of Binance fame. Really excellent discourse leaving me wanting to hear more! Great job Jamie!

@jbanon ,

Great resource for web3 founders to share

As an OV Basecamp alumnus with Boson Protocol I have got to hear so much of OV’s deep insight first hand. What a great resource to share with the #web3 community.

bruno ribiero ,

Informative

Great listen, looking forward to the next ones

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