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A podcast tapping the brains of leaders across all verticals in the digital asset industry. Hosted by Tom Shaughnessy, Piers Kicks, and the team at Delphi Digital.

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A podcast tapping the brains of leaders across all verticals in the digital asset industry. Hosted by Tom Shaughnessy, Piers Kicks, and the team at Delphi Digital.

    How NFTs are Transforming Shopify and Commerce | Alex Danco

    How NFTs are Transforming Shopify and Commerce | Alex Danco

    Alex Danco is the Head of Blockchain at Shopify, a commerce platform that allows anyone to set up an online store and sell their products. We discuss Shopify’s shift into Web3, the importance of wallet UX for crypto adoption, the future of NFT-integrated commerce, and much more.

    Show Notes:

    (00:00:00) – Introduction.

    (00:08:15) – Shopify, wallets, and “Web3”.

    (00:15:06) – Commerce and ownership.

    (00:21:04) – NFTs and multiplayer commerce.

    (00:41:26) – Future channels for commerce.

    (00:47:10) – Building on Shopify.

    (00:51:18) – Wallets and adoption.

    (00:56:45) – Favorite merchants and closing.

    Social links:


    Alex’s Twitter
    Shopify Twitter

    Resources:


    Alex's Blog
    Alex's Newsletter
    Shopify Website
    Build on Shopify
    Article on websites

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    Disclosures: This podcast is strictly informational and educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any tokens or securities or to make any financial decisions. Do not trade or invest in any project, tokens, or securities based upon this podcast episode. The host and members at Delphi Digital may personally own tokens or art that are mentioned on the podcast. Our current show features paid sponsorships which may be featured at the start, middle, and/or the end of the episode. These sponsorships are for informational purposes only and are not a solicitation to use any product, service or token. Delphi’s transparency page can be viewed here.

    • 59 min
    DISRUPTORS: Demand Destruction and the Exponential Age With Raoul Pal

    DISRUPTORS: Demand Destruction and the Exponential Age With Raoul Pal

    Our fourth DISRUPTORS guest, Raoul Pal, is the Co-founder and CEO of Real Vision & Global Macro Investor (GMI). Being a foremost thought leader within the global macro space, Raoul shares his outlook on the unprecedented conditions today through the lens of a sound macro framework.

    What are the implications of money demand destruction? Are we heading into a recession? What does this all mean for crypto? Tune in to find out.

    Show Notes:

    (00:00:00) – Introduction.

    (00:05:51) – Demand destruction.

    (00:07:02) – The big picture.

    (00:22:35) – The dollar wrecking ball.

    (00:24:32) – Rising rates.

    (00:27:30) – Putting it all together.

    (00:36:24) – How does it play out for crypto?

    (00:44:46) – Q&A.

    Social links:


    Raoul’s Twitter
    Raoul's LinkedIn
    Real Vision Twitter

    Resources:


    GMI Website
    Real Vision Website

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    Disclosures: This podcast is strictly informational and educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any tokens or securities or to make any financial decisions. Do not trade or invest in any project, tokens, or securities based upon this podcast episode. The host and members at Delphi Digital may personally own tokens or art that are mentioned on the podcast. Our current show features paid sponsorships which may be featured at the start, middle, and/or the end of the episode. These sponsorships are for informational purposes only and are not a solicitation to use any product, service or token. Delphi’s transparency page can be viewed here.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    My Pet Hooligan: Rebelling Against Zuck Corp with Disney-Style Characters

    My Pet Hooligan: Rebelling Against Zuck Corp with Disney-Style Characters

    We sit down with Colin Brady (Chief Creative Officer) and Luke Paglia (Chief Operating Officer) from AMGI Studios, the team behind My Pet Hooligan, a desktop PvP video game that takes place in their proprietary Metaverse The Rabbit Hole. We discuss the cultural impact of strong IP, Hooligram technology, Pixar-level expressiveness in-game, and much more.
    Show Notes:

    (00:00:00) – Introduction.

    (00:01:37) – The power of a global brand / strong IP.

    (00:10:33) – Overview of AMGI Studios.

    (00:16:30) – User generated content, immi, and Hooligrams.

    (00:28:26) – Dive into My Pet Hooligan.

    (00:46:17) – Roadmap and alpha release.

    (00:52:54) – Closing thoughts.

    Social links:


    Colin’s Twitter
    Luke’s Twitter
    My Pet Hooligan Twitter
    AMGI Studios Twitter

    Resources:


    My Pet Hooligan Website
    My Pet Hooligan Orange Paper
    AMGI Studios Website 
    AMGI Youtube

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    Disclosures: This podcast is strictly informational and educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any tokens or securities or to make any financial decisions. Do not trade or invest in any project, tokens, or securities based upon this podcast episode. The host and members at Delphi Digital may personally own tokens or art that are mentioned on the podcast. Our current show features paid sponsorships which may be featured at the start, middle, and/or the end of the episode. These sponsorships are for informational purposes only and are not a solicitation to use any product, service or token. Delphi’s transparency page can be viewed here.

    • 57 min
    Blake Robbins: How Crypto Will Change Gaming and The Creator Economy

    Blake Robbins: How Crypto Will Change Gaming and The Creator Economy

    Blake Robbins is the Principal at Benchmark, an early stage VC firm focused on social, mobile, local, and cloud companies. We dive into all things crypto gaming, how crypto will change the creator economy, finding medium-native use cases, and much more.

    Blake is a thought leader in the gaming and creator scene. He has helped to build 100 Thieves, one of the largest eSports brands in the world, and worked with top creators like MrBeast.

    Show Notes:

    (00:01:02) – Blake’s story.

    (00:10:58) – The creator economy.

    (00:18:00) – The state of crypto gaming.

    (00:23:17) – Creating a metagame within games.

    (00:28:35) – Player governance.

    (00:32:27) – Crypto as a new canvas.

    (00:38:21) – Exciting primitives and tooling.

    (00:41:36) – Investing approach and philosophy.

    (00:48:10) – Rapid fire questions.

    Social links:


    Blake’s Twitter
    Benchmark Twitter

    Resources:


    Blake’s Website
    Benchmark Website
    Creator Economics Youtube

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    Disclosures: This podcast is strictly informational and educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any tokens or securities or to make any financial decisions. Do not trade or invest in any project, tokens, or securities based upon this podcast episode. The host and members at Delphi Digital may personally own tokens or art that are mentioned on the podcast. Our current show features paid sponsorships which may be featured at the start, middle, and/or the end of the episode. These sponsorships are for informational purposes only and are not a solicitation to use any product, service or token. Delphi’s transparency page can be viewed here.

    • 56 min
    Friktion: Building DeFi portfolios to Perform Across Market Cycles

    Friktion: Building DeFi portfolios to Perform Across Market Cycles

    In this episode, we sit down with Friktion Labs’ Co-founders, Uddhav Marwaha (CEO) and Alex Wlezien (CTO). Friktion is a full-stack portfolio and risk management platform for individuals, DAOs, and institutions built on Solana. We talk about portfolio construction strategies with Friktion’s Volts, DAO treasury management through Circuits, outlook on crypto derivatives, and much more.

    Show Notes:

    (00:00:28) – Guests’ backgrounds.

    (00:03:30) – Introduction to Friktion and derivatives.

    (00:10:26) – Friktion’s auction mechanism.

    (00:17:06) – The options OTC market and AMMs.

    (00:22:10) – Friktion Volts.

    (00:27:34) – Circuits and portfolio construction.

    (00:38:12) – Asset correlation in crypto.

    (00:41:37) – Catalysts for structured products.

    (00:53:16) – Friktion’s onboarding process.

    (00:55:12) – The growth of crypto derivatives.

    (01:02:02) – Conceptualizing Friktion’s token?

    (01:04:14) – Closing.

    Social links:


    Uddhav’s Twitter
    Alex’s Twitter
    Friktion Twitter

    Resources:


    Friktion Website
    Friktion Docs 
    Friktion’s Circuits
    Friktion Forum

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    Disclosures: This podcast is strictly informational and educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any tokens or securities or to make any financial decisions. Do not trade or invest in any project, tokens, or securities based upon this podcast episode. The host and members at Delphi Digital may personally own tokens or art that are mentioned on the podcast. Our current show features paid sponsorships which may be featured at the start, middle, and/or the end of the episode. These sponsorships are for informational purposes only and are not a solicitation to use any product, service or token. Delphi’s transparency page can be viewed here.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Crypto Venture Capital Series Ep. 6: Ryan Zurrer of Dialectic AG | BONUS Episode

    Crypto Venture Capital Series Ep. 6: Ryan Zurrer of Dialectic AG | BONUS Episode

    This is a bonus episode of our crypto venture capital series. Tommy Shaughnessy hosts Ryan Zurrer, Founder and Managing Director of Dialectic AG. We discuss being early to narratives, filtering potential investments, thoughts on the bear market, and much more.

    Dialectic AG is a capital enterprise focused on delivering outlier returns via synergistic deployment of human and financial capital into alternative assets and compelling, globally diversified opportunities.

    Show Notes:

    (00:00:00) – Introduction.

    (00:02:36) – How to be early / staying open minded.

    (00:10:35) – Exciting new communities.

    (00:19:52) – Thoughts on investment DAOs.

    (00:30:32) – Sizing, portfolio construction, and filtering.

    (00:45:21) – Giving valuable advice to teams.

    (00:55:15) – Skepticism, first-mover advantage, and communities.

    (01:08:06) – Thoughts on founders.

    (01:16:52) – Twitter and crypto social.

    (01:29:32) – Thoughts on NFTs.

    (01:43:33) – Cycles and bear Market.

    (01:55:25) – Closing.

    Social links:


    Ryan’s Twitter
    Dialectic Twitter

    Resources:


    Dialectic Website
    Our Crypto Venture Capital Series

    More


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    Disclosures: This podcast is strictly informational and educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any tokens or securities or to make any financial decisions. Do not trade or invest in any project, tokens, or securities based upon this podcast episode. The host and members at Delphi Digital may personally own tokens or art that are mentioned on the podcast. Our current show features paid sponsorships which may be featured at the start, middle, and/or the end of the episode. These sponsorships are for informational purposes only and are not a solicitation to use any product, service or token. Delphi’s transparency page can be viewed here.

    • 1 hr 54 min

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