127 episodes

The nft now podcast is your go-to source to succeed in the fast-moving world of web3. Each week we interview visionary creators, builders and collectors so you can stay up-to-date on the most important trends and tactics for the internet’s next frontier.
To sign up for our weekly newsletter where we distill the NFT market into actionable insights, go to nftnow.com

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The nft now podcast is your go-to source to succeed in the fast-moving world of web3. Each week we interview visionary creators, builders and collectors so you can stay up-to-date on the most important trends and tactics for the internet’s next frontier.
To sign up for our weekly newsletter where we distill the NFT market into actionable insights, go to nftnow.com

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    Niche to Mainstream: Web3's New Horizon

    Niche to Mainstream: Web3's New Horizon

    Web3 has a perception problem. How do we fix it?
    Dive into a compelling discussion with digital pioneers Simone Berry, Amanda Cassett, and Krista Kim as they explore taking web3 from niche to mainstream. From creating immersive, inclusive digital spaces that celebrate diversity to tackling the challenges of AI and securing digital identities, this panel explores the transformative potential of web3. The discussion underscored the role of art and creativity in bridging web3 technologies with mainstream audiences, advocating for projects that not only entertain but educate and empower users.
    In this talk, we cover: 
    Making web3 easy for the massesCreating inclusive digital spacesSecuring digital identities 
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    • 39 min
    From Marvel to Ekos: A Fireside Chat With Founder David Maisel

    From Marvel to Ekos: A Fireside Chat With Founder David Maisel

    How do you build a multi-billion dollar media empire?
    David Maisel, the visionary behind Marvel Studios and Mythos Studios, shared his enthralling journey from comic book aficionado to cinematic game-changer -- and why he's all in on web3 with Ekos -- in an exclusive fireside chat at Gateway Miami moderated by Now Media co-founder, CEO and EIC Matt Medved.
    Maisel revealed the inception of Marvel Studios, driven by his love for comics and an innovative approach to storytelling that catapulted the MCU to staggering heights with hits like Iron Man, thanks to strategic casting and relentless belief in his creative vision. Transitioning into the digital realm with Ekos, Maisel is pioneering a new mythology through web3 and digital art, aiming to merge storytelling, technology, and community in unprecedented ways.

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    • 46 min
    Decoding Digital Collectability With Mercedes-Benz NXT

    Decoding Digital Collectability With Mercedes-Benz NXT

    The "Decoding Digital Collectability" panel at Gateway Miami, featuring insights from the creative minds behind Mercedes-Benz NXT, delved into the fascinating intersection of NFTs, digital art, and the future of collecting. 
    Highlighting stories of personal collections, from Pokémon cards to watches, Ben Roy, Felix Schubert, and Timo Heuer underscored the deep emotional connections that drive our desire to collect. The conversation seamlessly navigated through the evolution of NFTs, emphasizing the shift towards creating digital objects with enduring value and significance beyond mere financial investment. By exploring the potential of merging traditional heritage with cutting-edge technology, Mercedes-Benz NXT aims to redefine digital collectibles, making them accessible and meaningful to both seasoned collectors and newcomers to the web3 space.
    In this talk, we cover: 
    The emotions behind collectingMercedes-Benz’s web3 visionHow VR/AR will change collecting
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    • 38 min
    Future Kicks: Unboxing RTFKT's Next Chapter

    Future Kicks: Unboxing RTFKT's Next Chapter

    Are you ready for RTFKT's next chapter?
    In this special Gateway Miami conversation, RTFKT founders Zaptio and ClegFX (Chris Le) dive into their pioneering journey in blending digital and physical fashion and its impact in both the web3 and sneakerhead communities. Moderated by Alejandro Navia, the conversation covers everything from their landmark Nike acquisition to the Dunk Genesis sneaker launch and forthcoming Animus project, exploring blockchain’s power to democratize creativity and how to humanize the design process.
    In this talk, we cover: 
    Creating the first sneaker for gamersNavigating the bear marketWhat to expect from Animus
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    • 32 min
    Artistry in Focus: Empowerment Through a New Lens

    Artistry in Focus: Empowerment Through a New Lens

    In a panel discussion hosted by Lens Protocol at Gateway Miami, an all-star lineup explored the intersection of web3 social platforms, artist empowerment, and the innovative use of new tools in creating opportunities and realities. Moderated by curator and creative entrepreneur Lady Phe0nix, the panel featured AI collaborative artist Emi Kusano and musician Heno.
    In this talk, we cover: 
    Using web3 social media to build communityThe future of decentralized social mediaAI art ethicsand much more
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    https://twitter.com/emikusano
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    https://twitter.com/mynameisheno
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    https://twitter.com/yesladypheOnix
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    • 42 min
    Generative Art Meets Skincare With Shiseido

    Generative Art Meets Skincare With Shiseido

    Generative art and skincare? While it may seem an unlikely marriage, Shiseido's embrace of web3 offers key insights for brands.
    Learn more in this panel hosted by Shiseido at Gateway Miami, featuring Art Blocks founder Erick “Snowfro” Calderon, and artist Jen Stark and moderated by Alessio Rossi, Executive Vice President of Shiseido Americas. The speakers explore the global beauty brand’s “Future Reflections” generative art collection, which features artists Stark, Kaoru Tanaka, Hannah Yan, and Robert Hodgin and is powered by Art Blocks Engine.
    In this talk, we cover: 
    Why Shiseido embraced generative artHow free mints make sense for brandsExclusivity and inclusivity in community-building
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    https://twitter.com/SHISEIDO_USA
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    https://twitter.com/ArtOnBlockchain
    To listen to the audio version, go to pod.link/1561616636
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    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

Sandro Misk1 ,

Thought stimulating and inspiring

A great format to learn and be exposed to how people are navigating in this space! Super happy to have caught up. Always interesting perspective and rarely am i turned by the concepts and enthusiasm from their guests. I hope my project gets your attention soon!

obacker19 ,

Energizing, Inspiring and Insightful! 🔥

Regardless of where you are in your journey into the world of nfts - this is a must listen for you! Matt and Sam do an incredible job covering all the insights, innovations and headlines you need to know about to stay ahead of the curve - with inspiring interviews from leaders and creators who actually have first-hand experience. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

pewpew32 ,

Avenged Sevenfold ep

This episode was so good! Great perspective and a great way of breaking down and explaining the deathbat NFTs. I’m going to poach it when trying to explain it to my friends and family! (#141 💀)

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