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.
The Innovation of On-Chain NFTs, with Jim McNelis of NFT42
In this episode of Founders of Web 3, we talk to Jim McNelis, (j1mmyeth). As the founder of NFT42, we discuss the importance of bringing NFTs fully on-chain, how the current state of the technology is like ‘painting on cave walls with mashed berry juice’, and how IPFS is analogous to BitTorrent.We also discuss the dangers of onboarding large brands to unrefined tech, the importance of creator royalties, composability for the future of NFTs, projects like CryptoPunks and Avastars as the DNA for an Open Metaverse, collaboration with John Orion Young (JOY), and much more.
Community, Events and Marketing for NFTs, with Cameron Bale of NFT.Kred & NFT.NYC
Cameron Bale is the founder of NFT.Kred - a platform designed to create simple channels to market for Non-Fungible Tokens and Digital Assets. He talks about onboarding influencers and celebrities to the NFT market, creating events and communities for technological adoption, and enterprise onboarding.We discuss solving the three problems for NFT adoption, accounting for an emerging space for the music industry, putting on a premium blockchain events, NFT.NYC, and building the connection between the ICO community and the NFT community.
Building the NFT Parachain, with Alexander Mitrovich of Unique Networks
Alexander Mitrovich, founder of Unique Networks talks about their NFT Palette modules, solving for the Ethereum gas problem, the importance of a flexible blockchain, democratizing NFTs, and how Unique Networks will provide the platform for the future of NFTs to be brought to the mass-market.
We also talk about their continued success with Substrapunks, building a wallet and NFT marketplace on Polkadot, and how the generative NFT art project has allowed them to focus on the success of their mainnet.
Building a Decentralized Cloud for Ethereum, with Jack O'Holleran of Skale Labs
Jack O’Holleran talks about how they have navigated various market cycles, deliberately not launching a token during 2017 ICO mania but still securing the backing of the likes of Mulitcoin, Winklevoss Twins and Galaxy Digital to go on to make it easier for any developer to build on Ethereum through layer 2 SKALE blockchains.
We talk about their continued success with over $2.7 bn staked, making it one of the top 20 proof-of-stake networks globally, his hopes for ETH 2 and why, despite new entrants like Polkadot or Flow, he is still bullish on the future of the network.
The Sustainable Governance Experiment, with Arjun Bhuptani of MolochDAO
This episode, we speak to Arjun Bhuptani, co-creator of MolochDAO, a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) created to fund Ethereum 2 grants, and to help solve the coordination problems in funding open-source protocols.
We discuss how most problems stem from coordination, the importance of funding public goods, cost of legal documents vs automated systems allowing for anonymous funding, and treating economics and governance in a scientific way.
A FOW3 Special: The Open Metaverse OS Audiobook, with Jamie Burke of Outlier Ventures
In this Founders of Web 3 special, Jamie Burke reads his recently published thesis, 'The Open Metaverse OS' a collaborative piece, from across the Outlier Ventures network, discussing the future of NFTs, DeFi and Web3. The book proposes an antidote to Web2, and a thesis, for how we can achieve an Open Metaverse.The text version can be read at: https://outlierventures.io/research/the-open-metaverse-os/
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!
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.
Great listen, looking forward to the next ones