PROOF is your podcast for in-depth NFT coverage. On PROOF, we interview NFT artists, both up-and-coming and industry icons. We also cover the generative art scene, the NFT gaming/metaverse, and founders building new tools for creators and collectors. PROOF is hosted by serial entrepreneur and technology venture capitalist Kevin Rose. Time Magazine calls Kevin one of the "Top 25 Most Influential People on the Web," and Bloomberg lists him as a "Top 25 Angel Investor." Kevin has appeared on the Jimmy Fallon Show, Charlie Rose Show, and the print covers of Businessweek and Inc. Magazine.
BrainDrops: A Platform for AI-Generated Art
Kevin is joined by Justin Trimble and Gene Kogan, co-creators of BrainDrops, a new platform for AI-generated art. Here, they discuss the ever-increasing importance of NFT discovery platforms as staggering quantities of new content roll out daily, how BrainDrops could become the Art Blocks for AI-generated art, new developments in GAN and text-to-image AI, and much more.
Particle: Fractionalizing Banksy with NFTs
Kevin sits with the founders of the Particle Collection. Particle aims to acquire and tokenize the world's greatest masterpieces via a Particalization Process which involves taking a painting's title deed, or the legal term for proof of ownership, and dividing into (in the case of the first acquisition) a 100x100 grid resulting in 10,000 unique NFTs. Their first piece; Banksy's 2005 "Love is in the Air."
Artist Spotlight: The Storytelling and Collaborative Art of Dun
NFT artist Dun joins Kevin to discuss retaining the warmth of human creation in a digital format, the joy of collaboratively combining individual pieces to create unexpected new works of art, storytelling through art, and much more.
From Web2 to Web3: Alexis Ohanian and Kevin Rose
Kevin is joined by Alexis Ohanian, founder of venture capital firm SevenSevenSix and co-founder of Reddit. Here, they discuss youthful Digg vs. Reddit rivalry, Web2 lessons for Web3 aspirants, the cultural and economic benefits of diversifying the crypto space, NFT collecting, the future of investment, Bored Apes vs. CryptoPunks, the power of community, and much more.
Collector Spotlight: From CryptoPunks to Adidas Collaboration with GMoney
Kevin is joined by GMoney, a well-known and highly respected early NFT investor. Here, they discuss his collection, his foresight to purchase a CryptoPunk ape in January of 2021 for 140 ETH (then a record, now a bargain), how his new collaboration with Adidas came about, and much more.
Consensus - Welcome to the Proof Collective with the Proof NFT, Sheep Game, Monaco, The Metaverse, and Feyyaz's alpha on Tomb Finance.
Kevin and Feyyaz discuss the launch of the new Proof Collective NFT and all the benefits of the NFT holder. They also discuss Sheep Game, Jack Dorsey's rebranding of Square, Monaco NFT, the future of Facebook Metaverse, Filecoin, and IFPS, and Feyyaz drops some alpha on us for Tomb Finance.