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Tech Intersect, hosted by renowned attorney, law professor, keynjote and entreprenuer Tonya M. Evans, is a engaging, informative and lively show that explores the intersections of technology, business and law. No law degree or tech background is required. Just an open mind and an eye focused on the future. Let's meet where law, business and tech intersect! #TechIntersect

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Tech Intersect, hosted by renowned attorney, law professor, keynjote and entreprenuer Tonya M. Evans, is a engaging, informative and lively show that explores the intersections of technology, business and law. No law degree or tech background is required. Just an open mind and an eye focused on the future. Let's meet where law, business and tech intersect! #TechIntersect

    Tech Intersect #99: Ping the Prof-NFT Art Infringement Scams and What You Can Do About It

    Tech Intersect #99: Ping the Prof-NFT Art Infringement Scams and What You Can Do About It

    In this episode, I answer one of the most often asked questions I’ve received in the last few months that has taken on new and renewed life in those NFT art streets: how to stop scammers from replicating art and selling it as an unauthorized NFT. Some refer to this as plagiarism but it’s really about copyright infringement. So in this ep, I explain the difference, and tell you what copyright is, how it is created, what it protects, how to hold minting platforms and sellers accountable and what to do about NFT art infringement-as an individual, group and the larger community. Subscribe and share. This is the episode that creatives have been waiting for. 
    SPONSORED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY  
    Are you ready for your advantage?  
    With Bitcoin and Ethereum leading the way, the cryptocurrency market is booming. And growing. With over 16,000+ different types of crypto (and counting), crypto is a fast-paced, fast moving emerging asset class. Find out what banks, governments, and companies like Paypal don’t want you to know about owning crypto and holding it in your own wallet or self-guided crypto IRA. Bottom line? It’s a wave. And you deserve this opportunity to ride it all the way to financial freedom that leads to economic empowerment and generational wealth. 
    Learn while you earn. Safely. Legally. Confidently. 
    transform your relationship with moneygenerate wealth in the new digital cash economycreate digital ownership streams that lead to generational wealthvet, buy, store, trade, earn, and sell cryptocurrenciesengage in “defi” to lend and leverage your cryptocreate, buy and trade creative and collectible NFTsMembership includes: 
    Monthly live masterclassesLive Q&A with our expertsActive learning milestonesHeadlines and hot topicsReplay libraryResources Bank (a $500 value)Preferred access to invite-only eventsPreferred pricing for courses and eventsDiscounted 1:1 sessions (regularly $1,000)Join now at advantageevans.com/special. Show Contact:
    Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: http://eepurl.com/gKqDyP  Rapternal Music (Regulate and The Rabbit Hole) by Notty Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
    Produced by Tonya M. Evans for FYOS Entertainment, LLC, and Stephanie Renee for Soul Sanctuary, Inc. 
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    • 17 min
    Tech Intersect #98: Anthony Ware-Mental Health and Wealth Strategies of Success in Crypto

    Tech Intersect #98: Anthony Ware-Mental Health and Wealth Strategies of Success in Crypto

    In this episode, I welcome back to the show Anthony Ware, a Mental Wealth Strategist and Principal at AWare Catalysts. He is also the lead researcher, author, and publisher of The Founder Mental Wealth Report. During his 10+ years as a serial entrepreneur, Anthony has successfully launched 5 companies. His mission is to help underestimated entrepreneurs and professionals overcome imposter syndrome, burnout, and other challenges that create mental health deficits, so that they build mental wealth, trust themselves, and make better decisions for their lives and businesses. 
    We explore Anthony’s lessons learned during his awesome adventure in and through his epic crypto, defi and NFT journey. He’s an Advantage Evans Academy alums and club member and he’s agreed to help newcomers figure out how to sort fact from fiction and why now is the perfect time to learn and to earn. If you’re crypto curious but confused or scared of the scams and want to know how to get in and win safely, then this episode is for you.  
    SPONSORED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY  
    Are you ready for your advantage?  
    With Bitcoin and Ethereum leading the way, the cryptocurrency market is booming. And growing. With over 16,000+ different types of crypto (and counting), crypto is a fast-paced, fast moving emerging asset class. Find out what banks, governments, and companies like Paypal don’t want you to know about owning crypto and holding it in your own wallet or self-guided crypto IRA. Bottom line? It’s a wave. And you deserve this opportunity to ride it all the way to financial freedom that leads to economic empowerment and generational wealth. 
    Learn while you earn. Safely. Legally. Confidently. 
    transform your relationship with moneygenerate wealth in the new digital cash economycreate digital ownership streams that lead to generational wealthvet, buy, store, trade, earn, and sell cryptocurrenciesengage in “defi” to lend and leverage your cryptocreate, buy and trade creative and collectible NFTsMembership includes: 
    Monthly live masterclassesLive Q&A with our expertsActive learning milestonesHeadlines and hot topicsReplay libraryResources Bank (a $500 value)Preferred access to invite-only eventsPreferred pricing for courses and eventsDiscounted 1:1 sessions (regularly $1,000)Join now at advantageevans.com/special. 
    Guest Contact:
    Twitter: TheAnthonyWareWeb: FounderMentalWealth.comShow Contact:
    Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: http://eepurl.com/gKqDyP  Rapternal Music (Regulate and The Rabbit Hole) by Notty Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
    Produced by Tonya M. Evans for FYOS Entertainment, LLC, and Stephanie Renee for Soul Sanctuary, Inc. 
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    • 55 min
    Tech Intersect #97: Iris Nevins-Black NFT Art, Empowerment & the Future of Creativity

    Tech Intersect #97: Iris Nevins-Black NFT Art, Empowerment & the Future of Creativity

    In this episode of Tech Intersect, I welcome Iris Nevins,  co-founder and CEO of Umba Daima, a creative NFT Studio that creates NFTs, curates, and builds community. The company is most well-known for Black NFT Art, a brand that is building community around Black artists and collectors in the NFT space. Iris sees NFTs as a revolutionary tool to empower under-resourced communities to generate wealth through ownership of IP and assets. Iris is a former teacher and community activist who became a software engineer at 25, and 3 years later, she became a software engineering manager. She recently left her management role at Vox Media to become a full time CEO and founder. 

    I asked her to come on the show to talk about how she elevated to become one of the most significant trailblazers and visionaries in the NFT space, about some of the iconic moments for BIPOC artists in the NFT world, the controversy about the fine art vs contemporary and generative art, and the strategies and blueprint to successfully onboard into the wild, wonderful world of creative and collectible NFTs.
    SPONSORED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY  
    Are you ready for your advantage?  
    With Bitcoin and Ethereum leading the way, the cryptocurrency market is booming. And growing. With over 16,000 different types of crypto (and counting), crypto is a fast-paced, fast moving emerging asset class. Find out what banks, governments, and companies like Paypal don’t want you to know about owning crypto and holding it in your own wallet or self-guided crypto IRA. Bottom line? It’s a wave. And you deserve this opportunity to ride it all the way to financial freedom that leads to economic empowerment and generational wealth. 
    Learn while you earn. Safely. Legally. Confidently. 
    transform your relationship with moneygenerate wealth in the new digital cash economycreate digital ownership streams that lead to generational wealthvet, buy, store, trade, earn, and sell cryptocurrenciesengage in “defi” to lend and leverage your cryptocreate, buy and trade creative and collectible NFTsMembership includes: 
    Monthly live masterclassesLive Q&A with our expertsActive learning milestonesHeadlines and hot topicsReplay libraryResources Bank (a $500 value)Preferred access to invite-only eventsPreferred pricing for courses and eventsDiscounted 1:1 sessions (regularly $1,000) Join now at advantageevans.com. 
     Guest Contact:
    Twitter/IG: BlackNFTArtWebsite: umbadaima.com Show Contact:
    Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com 
    Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect 
    Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  
    Connect for exclusive content: http://eepurl.com/gKqDyP  
    Rapternal Music (Regulate and The Rabbit Hole) by Notty Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
    Produced by Tonya M. Evans for FYOS Entertainment, LLC, and Stephanie Renee for Soul Sanctuary, Inc.
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    • 47 min
    Tech Intersect #96: Sian Morson-Empowering Diverse Voices in the Future of Creativity

    Tech Intersect #96: Sian Morson-Empowering Diverse Voices in the Future of Creativity

    In this episode of Tech Intersect, I welcome Sian Morson to the show. Sian is the ultimate multi-hyphenate. An Entrepreneur-Author-Investor-Producer who is also a visionary, thought leader and educator in the creative and collectible NFT space. Sian publishes The BlkChain, launched in March 2021 with the goal of amplifying the voices of women, BIPOC & LGBTQ artists and collectors in the NFT space. Since its founding, the vision expanded to include building the largest collection of BIPOC digital art anywhere.
    SPONSORED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY  
    Are you ready for your advantage?  
    With Bitcoin and Ethereum leading the way, the cryptocurrency market is booming. And growing. With over 16,000 different types of crypto (and counting), crypto is a fast-paced, fast moving emerging asset class. Find out what banks, governments, and companies like Paypal don’t want you to know about owning crypto and holding it in your own wallet or self-guided crypto IRA. Bottom line? It’s a wave. And you deserve this opportunity to ride it all the way to financial freedom that leads to economic empowerment and generational wealth. 
    Learn while you earn. Safely. Legally. Confidently. 
    transform your relationship with moneygenerate wealth in the new digital cash economycreate digital ownership streams that lead to generational wealthvet, buy, store, trade, earn, and sell cryptocurrenciesengage in “defi” to lend and leverage your cryptocreate, buy and trade creative and collectible NFTsMembership includes: 
    Monthly live masterclassesLive Q&A with our expertsActive learning milestonesHeadlines and hot topicsReplay libraryResources Bank (a $500 value)Preferred access to invite-only eventsPreferred pricing for courses and eventsDiscounted 1:1 sessions (regularly $1,000)Join now at advantageevans.com. Use the code EXPLORE2022 to secure a quarterly membership by New Year’s Day 2022 (11:59P ET), pay just $20.22 to ring in the new year prepared for the new economy. Join now.

    Links:
    Kwanzaa Principles Pave A Way to the Promise of CryptoGuest Contact:
    Twitter/IG: @sianmorson @theblkchainWebsite: https://theblkchain.com Show Contact:
    Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: http://eepurl.com/gKqDyP Rapternal Music (Regulate and The Rabbit Hole) by Notty Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
    Produced by Tonya M. Evans for FYOS Entertainment, LLC, and Stephanie Renee for Soul Sanctuary, Inc.
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    • 40 min
    Tech Intersect #95: Matt West-DeFi's Candidate for Congress

    Tech Intersect #95: Matt West-DeFi's Candidate for Congress

    In this episode of Tech Intersect, I welcome Matt West. Matt is a scientist by training and background and the first crypto developer to run for Congress. For the last seven years, he has worked as a development engineer at Intel and designs the laser-based manufacturing processes used to build the latest chips powering our computers, cars, and homes. So he’s worked at the leading edge of technology for quite some time. Now he wants to take his deep expertise in science and head to Washington DC to address and solve some of the 21st century’s most pressing concerns.
    Matt is also the first congressional candidate with cryptocurrency development experience in decentralized finance (aka DeFi). He has coded strategies for yearn.finance and worked with other groups such as PoolTogether (a crypto-powered savings protocol based on Premium Bonds). Matt believes DeFi has the power to create a financial system that works for everyone, but only if people who understand it help to craft legislation that calibrates regulation with innovation. 
    SPONSORED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY  
    Ready for your advantage?  
    With Bitcoin and Ethereum leading the way, the cryptocurrency market is booming. And growing. With over 15,000 different types of crypto (and counting), crypto is a fast-paced, fast moving emerging asset class. Find out what banks, governments, and companies like Paypal don’t want you to know about owning crypto and holding it in your own wallet or self-guided crypto IRA. Bottom line? It’s a wave. And you deserve this opportunity to ride it all the way to financial freedom that leads to economic empowerment and generational wealth. 
    Learn while you earn so you can:
    transform your relationship with moneygenerate wealth in the new digital cash economycreate digital ownership streams that lead to generational wealthvet, buy, store, trade, earn, and sell cryptocurrenciesengage in “defi” to lend and leverage your cryptocreate, buy and trade creative and collectible NFTs.Membership includes: 
    Monthly live masterclassesLive Q&A with our expertsActive learning milestonesHeadlines and hot topicsReplay libraryResources Bank (a $500 value)Preferred access to invite-only eventsPreferred pricing for courses and eventsDiscounted 1:1 sessions (regularly $1,000) Join now: advantageevans.com
     Guest Contact:
    Twitter: @MattDWestWebsite: mattwestforcongress.com Show Contact:
    Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: http://eepurl.com/gKqDyP Rapternal Music (Regulate and The Rabbit Hole) by Notty Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
    Produced by Tonya M. Evans for FYOS Entertainment, LLC, and Stephanie Renee for Soul Sanctuary, Inc.
    Support the show (https://tinyurl.com/techintersectvip)

    • 45 min
    Tech Intersect #94: SPOTLIGHT Akin Sawyerr #44-Are Blockchains & Defi Lending the New Esusu Wealth-Building Model? Lessons from Nigeria

    Tech Intersect #94: SPOTLIGHT Akin Sawyerr #44-Are Blockchains & Defi Lending the New Esusu Wealth-Building Model? Lessons from Nigeria

    In episode 44, I spoke with Akin Sawyerr, Managing Director of Feleman Limited, a venture advisory firm focused on leveraging Blockchain technology to create value in underserved communities. We discussed the current state of the crypto ecosystem, the future money and work in the US and abroad on the continent of Africa and where we go from here. Specifically, we talked about Nigeria as a case study for how distrust in a political and financial system can lead to a shift where citizens opt-out to adopt other self-custody value transfer options.

    For example, esusus (informal lending groups) are a popular means to create and protect wealth based on familial relationships or affinity groups, create a community of trust and honor that is “off the books”  Esusus aren't digitized. But if they were digitized … perhaps they’d look A LOT like blockchain communities.

    We explored what it would look like to digitize cooperative economics for the unbanked, underbanked and those who want an alternative hedge against government-issued money (aka fiat).

    SPONSORED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY 
    With Bitcoin and Ethereum leading the way, the cryptocurrency market is booming. And growing. With over 14,000 different types of crypto (and counting), crypto is a fast-paced, fast moving emerging asset class. Find out what banks, governments, and companies like Paypal don’t want you to know about owning crypto and holding it in your own wallet or self-guided crypto IRA. Bottom line? It’s a wave. And you deserve this opportunity to ride it all the way to financial freedom that leads to economic empowerment and generational wealth. 
    Learn while you earn. Safely. Legally. Confidently. 
    transform your relationship with moneygenerate wealth in the new digital cash economycreate digital ownership streams that lead to generational wealthvet, buy, store, trade, earn, and sell cryptocurrenciesengage in “defi” to lend and leverage your cryptocreate, buy and trade creative and collectible NFTs. Membership includes:
    Monthly live masterclassesLive Q&A with our expertsActive learning milestonesHeadlines and hot topicsReplay libraryResources Bank (a $500 value)Preferred access to invite-only eventsPreferred pricing for courses and eventsDiscounted 1:1 sessions (regularly $1,000)Join now at advantageevans.com.
    Links:
    Reuters 10/12/2021: Crypto Trading Thrives in Nigeria Despite Official Approval
     Show Contact:
    Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Rapternal Music (Regulate and The Rabbit Hole) by Notty Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
    Produced by Tonya M. Evans for FYOS Entertainment, LLC, and Stephanie Renee for Soul Sanctuary, Inc. 
    Support the show (https://tinyurl.com/techintersectvip)
    Support the show (https://tinyurl.com/techintersectvip)

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Graysonip ,

Smart, Fun Crypto and Blockchain Insights

Tonya Evans is one of the brightest minds in the innovative cryptocurrency and blockchain space. She skillfully navigates complex ideas, and pragmatically communicates their real world impact. If you’re crypto curious, Tech Intersect is a must listen!

Fanzo a go go ,

Danger: Bright thoughts ahead

Exceedingly smart yet digestible bits and bytes on what’s new and next. Host and academic Evans, gains access to notable and noggin-engaging guests. Make way for oohs, a-ha’s and guffaws on your road to enlightenment.

Janie Esq ,

Great show that connects the dots between law tech and life

Tonya is an amazing podcast host who draws listeners in with her voice and interview style. Her shows with Minda Harts and Mike McCann were informative, engaging and full of useful content. I’ll be listening each week for sure.

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