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"Web 3.0 with Sam Kamani" is all about Web 3 and how it is going to change the world.
If you are interested in learning more about the 4th Industrial revolution then this podcast is for you.

Web 3.0 or Web 3 is often hailed as the technology that will usher in the 4th industrial revolution.
This revolution is going to affect every industry, business, government and person on this planet. Web 3.0 is a collection of technologies that are going to change how we collaborate with each other and interact with our environment.

Let's uncover the opportunities and risks of the new version of Web.

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"Web 3.0 with Sam Kamani" is all about Web 3 and how it is going to change the world.
If you are interested in learning more about the 4th Industrial revolution then this podcast is for you.

Web 3.0 or Web 3 is often hailed as the technology that will usher in the 4th industrial revolution.
This revolution is going to affect every industry, business, government and person on this planet. Web 3.0 is a collection of technologies that are going to change how we collaborate with each other and interact with our environment.

Let's uncover the opportunities and risks of the new version of Web.

    140: Persistence and the Evolution of Staking: Insights from guest speaker Mikhil Pandey

    140: Persistence and the Evolution of Staking: Insights from guest speaker Mikhil Pandey

    In this episode, Sam Kamani is joined by Mikhil Pandey, co-founder of Persistence, to dive deep into the world of liquid staking and blockchain innovation. Mikhil shares the journey of Persistence from its inception during a bear market in 2019 to its current pioneering projects in the crypto space. They discuss the challenges and opportunities in bringing real-world assets on-chain, the evolution of staking, and the exciting future of liquid staking for Bitcoin. This conversation is packed with insights on blockchain technology, the importance of persistence, and the transformative potential of crypto innovations.

    Key Learnings:


    [00:01:09] The Challenge of Bridging Crypto and Real-World Assets: Mikhil discusses the regulatory and adoption hurdles faced when trying to bring real-world assets on-chain.


    [00:03:26] The Rise of Proof of Stake (PoS): Understanding the bet on PoS and the foundational role of Cosmos in Persistence's strategy.


    [00:05:53] Liquid Staking Explained: The transition from staking to liquid staking and how it improves capital efficiency.


    [00:14:15] Persistence’s Products: Overview of P Stake and Dexter, the core applications of the Persistence chain.


    [00:19:08] Bitcoin Staking Concept: Introducing Bitcoin staking through Babylon and its potential impact.


    [00:21:06] The Impact of Eigenlayer: How restaking works and its implications for blockchain security and scalability.


    [00:27:15] Exciting Projects Beyond Persistence: Mikhil’s views on other promising projects in the BTC ecosystem and beyond.


    [00:30:24] Challenges in Scaling: The importance of traction and liquidity in the Cosmos ecosystem.



    Disclaimer

    Nothing mentioned in this podcast is investment advice and please do your own research. Finally, It would mean a lot if you can leave a review of this podcast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify and share this podcast with a friend.

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    https://persistence.one/

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikhilpandey/

    https://x.com/PersistenceOne

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    139: The Kenetic Vision: Investing in the Next Internet with guest speaker Jehan Chu (VC at Kenetic Capital)

    139: The Kenetic Vision: Investing in the Next Internet with guest speaker Jehan Chu (VC at Kenetic Capital)

    In this enlightening episode of "Web3 with Sam Kamani," Sam delves into a deep discussion with Jehan Chu, the visionary founder of Kenetic Capital. With over 270 investments in groundbreaking Web3 projects, Jehan shares his unique insights from the early days of the internet to the burgeoning blockchain landscape. They explore the critical issues of utility in crypto, the blend of centralization with decentralization, and the future trajectories of digital currencies and blockchain technology. Whether you're a Web3 founder, investor, or enthusiast, this episode offers a wealth of knowledge and perspectives that challenge the conventional narratives of the digital future.

    Key Learnings with Timestamps

    [00:01:53] Jehan discusses the role and future of utility in cryptocurrencies and the significance of cultural assimilation in adoption.

    [00:04:06] Insight into Jehan’s transition from the art world to crypto, emphasizing the evolution of digital culture.

    [00:08:42] Jehan explains "hyper lateralism" in blockchain investments and the importance of embracing a wide range of technologies and platforms.

    [00:12:14] Discussion on the potential of Telegram's blockchain, TON, and its native integration of a crypto wallet reaching millions of users.

    [00:19:37] Jehan and Sam speculate on the future mainstream breakthroughs that will truly integrate blockchain into everyday use, emphasizing the need for blockchain to operate seamlessly in the background of applications.

    Disclaimer

    Nothing mentioned in this podcast is investment advice and please do your own research. It would mean a lot if you can leave a review of this podcast on ApplePodcasts or Spotify and share this podcast with a friend.

    Connect with Kenetic Capital here

    https://www.kenetic.capital/

    Build on TON

    https://ton.org/

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    138: The Future of Crypto Trading and Investing: Inside Autowhale's Revolutionary Platform to automate strateiges and algorithms with guest speaker Thomas Pratter the cofounder and CEO of Autowhale.

    138: The Future of Crypto Trading and Investing: Inside Autowhale's Revolutionary Platform to automate strateiges and algorithms with guest speaker Thomas Pratter the cofounder and CEO of Autowhale.

    In this fascinating episode, we dive into the world of institutional trading and investing with Thomas Prater from AutoWhale. Thomas sheds light on the intricacies of building infrastructure for digital asset management, offering invaluable insights for anyone interested in starting or managing a crypto fund. Whether it's overcoming the challenges of bear markets or leveraging cutting-edge strategies for bullish trends, Thomas provides a comprehensive overview of the landscape. Plus, learn about AutoWhale's unique approach to providing an all-in-one solution for crypto funds, from execution systems to algorithmic trading. This is a must-listen for innovators, explorers, and risk-takers in the digital assets space.


    [00:19] Introduction to Thomas Prater and AutoWhale's mission in the digital asset space.


    [00:38] AutoWhale's solution for institutional trading and investment challenges.


    [01:30] Thomas's journey into Web3 and crypto.


    [02:36] The problems AutoWhale solves for its clients.


    [04:37] Practical examples of how crypto funds use AutoWhale.


    [06:10] AutoWhale's pricing model and commitment to transparency.


    [07:21] The biggest challenges facing crypto funds today.


    [09:51] AutoWhale's role in helping funds devise and deploy trading strategies.


    [14:01] What sets AutoWhale apart in the competitive landscape.


    [15:38] Trends and predictions for the CFI and DeFi spaces.


    [17:30] AutoWhale's current initiatives and opportunities for collaboration.



    Nothing mentioned in this podcast is investment advice. Please do your own research.



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    137: Lattice Venture Capital Fund’s view on Web3 trends and Web3 startups with guest speaker Mike Zajko (Co-founder at Lattice Fund)

    137: Lattice Venture Capital Fund’s view on Web3 trends and Web3 startups with guest speaker Mike Zajko (Co-founder at Lattice Fund)

    In this episode, we dive deep into the ever-evolving world of Web3 with Mike, a seasoned investor and a keen observer of the crypto space. From his early encounters with Bitcoin to the birth of Ethereum and the ICO frenzy, Mike shares his comprehensive journey through the highs and lows of the crypto world. As we explore the nuances of Web3's rapid development, Mike offers unique insights into the challenges of building sustainable projects amidst the shifting sands of technology and market dynamics. Join us as we uncover the intricacies of investing in Web3, the critical role of community and brand in the crypto ecosystem, and the future directions this volatile yet fascinating space might take.

    Key Learnings:


    The significance of early exposure to Bitcoin and the journey into the crypto space.


    Ethereum's entry and its impact on the crypto landscape.


    The inception of Lattice, a venture aiming to navigate and invest in the Web3 ecosystem.


    The strategy and challenges behind raising funds for Web3 projects in a fluctuating market.


    Evaluating the longevity of Web3 projects in a rapidly changing environment.


    The importance of community and events in the decentralized world of Web3.


    Identifying promising founders and projects in the cluttered space of Web3.


    Discussing contrarian views on the future of Web3 infrastructure and user-centric development.



    Disclaimer:

    Nothing mentioned in this podcast is investment advice and please do your own research. 

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    https://www.lattice.fund/

    https://twitter.com/MikeZajko

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    https://samkamani.com/#linktree




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    • 41 min
    136: From Bitcoin Beginnings to DeFi Innovations: Kiln's Story with guest speaker Laszlo Szabo

    136: From Bitcoin Beginnings to DeFi Innovations: Kiln's Story with guest speaker Laszlo Szabo

    In this captivating episode of "Web 3 with Sam Kamani," we're joined by Laszlo Szabo from Kiln Finance. We explore the evolving landscape of DeFi and how blockchain technology is fueling financial innovation. From Laszlo's unexpected journey into the world of crypto to the cutting-edge solutions Kiln is developing, this conversation is a treasure trove of insights for anyone curious about the future of finance. Dive deep with us into the mechanisms of staking, yields, and the pivotal role of stablecoins in creating a more inclusive financial system. This episode is a must-listen for innovators, explorers, and anyone ready to embrace the potential of Web 3.

    Key Learnings:


    [00:01:00] Laszlo's transition from hospitality to blockchain, sparked by an enlightening encounter.


    [00:02:10] Kiln Finance's mission to democratize value creation in Web 3 through innovative reward systems.


    [00:03:15] A practical look at how Kiln empowers crypto platforms to offer yields and engage with DeFi yields.


    [00:05:21] The dual source of staking rewards: protocol inflation and transaction fees, exemplified by Ethereum.


    [00:07:21] Kiln's upcoming products aim to extend yield opportunities to stablecoins and Bitcoin.


    [00:14:47] Challenges in building a Web 3 company: education, regulation, security, and keeping pace with rapid innovation.


    [00:18:31] The promising future of on-chain corporate bonds, real-world assets, and user-friendly digital wallets.



    Disclaimer:

    Nothing mentioned in this podcast is investment advice. Please do your own research.

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    Connect with Laszlo and Kiln here

    https://www.kiln.fi/

    https://twitter.com/laszlo__szabo

    https://twitter.com/Kiln_finance

     https://www.linkedin.com/in/laszlo-szabo-/

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    135: From Disney to Web3: Rudy's Journey to Revolutionize Gaming with Emberlight

    135: From Disney to Web3: Rudy's Journey to Revolutionize Gaming with Emberlight

    In this captivating episode of "Web3 with Sam Kamani," we dive into the intersection of traditional gaming and Web3 with Rudy, co-founder of Emberlight. With a rich history from Disney to Blizzard, Rudy shares his transition into the Web3 space, aiming to simplify the complexities faced by game developers. This episode is a goldmine for anyone in the gaming industry, from founders to enthusiasts, offering a unique perspective on tokenization, the challenges of building in Web3, and the solutions Emberlight provides.

    Key Learnings with Time Stamps:


    [00:01:35] Rudy's journey from traditional game development to exploring blockchain and founding Emberlight.


    [00:03:06] The inspiration behind Emberlight and the aim to simplify Web3 game development.


    [00:07:29] The challenges developers face in the fragmented Web3 environment and Emberlight's solution.


    [00:09:36] Rudy discusses the importance of simplifying token economies for game developers.


    [00:14:31] Insights into the Starlings Network and how it facilitates developers to create engaging game mechanics.


    [00:20:15] Rudy's bullish outlook on upcoming Web3 games and the potential for innovation in the space.


    [00:21:29] Common mistakes made by game founders and the importance of data and user testing.


    [00:27:49] Challenges facing Web3 and the importance of legitimate projects gaining spotlight.


    [00:34:43] Rudy's contrarian belief on governance in game development and finding a balance between developer control and community input.



    Disclaimer: Nothing mentioned in this podcast is investment advice and please do your own research. 

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    Connect with Rudy and Emberlight here:-

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/rudykoch/ 

    https://twitter.com/rudykoch?lang=en 

    https://www.emberlight.io/ 

    Connect with me here - https://samkamani.com/#linktree 


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Love this podcast! It taught me a lot about Web3 and Social Gaming.

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A great door into the world of Web 3.0

Lots of people think they’re too late to the Web 3.0 scene. That couldn’t be further from the truth. This is a great podcast to learn the fundamentals and find new and promising projects along the way!

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