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A weekly interview and news show dedicated to the Creator Economy and Web3, hosted by entrepreneur Gregarious Narain (CEO, Zealous) and journalist Ken Yeung (Assistant Managing Editor, Flipboard).

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A weekly interview and news show dedicated to the Creator Economy and Web3, hosted by entrepreneur Gregarious Narain (CEO, Zealous) and journalist Ken Yeung (Assistant Managing Editor, Flipboard).

    Brendan Gahan, Mekanism

    Brendan Gahan, Mekanism

    Brendan Gahan is a partner and chief social officer at Mekanism, a leading creative agency specializing in "storytelling for emerging media." He can also be considered a creator whisperer, helping brands work with influencers to create viral and impactful campaigns.  In this episode of "The Created Economy," Gahan sits down with Gregarious Narain and Ken Yeung to discuss the future of the Creator Economy. We chat about industry economics, the evolution of authenticity, fun campaigns he's worked on, metrics that matter, and more. Check out our website for more info at https://www.createdeconomy.com and get the latest Creator Economy news on Flipboard: https://www.flipboard.com/@CreatedEconomy.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Avi Gandhi, Patreon

    Avi Gandhi, Patreon

    Patreon stands out like a beacon in the Creator Economy. In this episode of "The Created Economy," Ken Yeung speaks with the company's Head of Creator Partnerships, Avi Gandhi. Hear about his experience as a digital talent agent for one of the world's premier agencies, William Morris Endeavor (WME), and his journey to Patreon. Gandhi shares what excites him about the Creator Economy, his POV on emerging competitors, the evolution of the platform, what's next for Web3 and NFTs, and his expectations of VidCon. Check out our website for more info at https://www.createdeconomy.com and get the latest Creator Economy news on Flipboard: https://www.flipboard.com/@CreatedEconomy.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Rachael King, Pod People

    Rachael King, Pod People

    Are you a brand interested in launching a podcast but have no clue on how to get started? Pod People is a marketplace for podcast production. Find the right team for you, no matter the type of the show. In this episode, Gregarious Narain and Ken Yeung speak with company founder Rachael King to learn more, including mistakes businesses make in standing up their shows, the four stages of podcast production, how you can get involved with Pod People, and more. Check out our website for more info at https://www.createdeconomy.com and get the latest Creator Economy news on Flipboard: https://www.flipboard.com/@CreatedEconomy.

    • 59 min
    Chris Pirillo, MakerDeck

    Chris Pirillo, MakerDeck

    Chris Pirillo is an OG creator on the internet. He launched the blogging platform Lockergnome in the early dot com days and organized the popular Gnomedex technology and culture conference for a decade. He joins Gregarious Narain and Ken Yeung to look back at how being a creator has changed, the impact of the algorithms of social media platforms, finding the right "place" for you online, struggles creators face ("You have to be your own champion"), and what he's doing next with MakerDeck. Check out our website for more info at https://www.createdeconomy.com and get the latest Creator Economy news on Flipboard: https://www.flipboard.com/@CreatedEconomy.

    • 1 hr
    Lyonel Dougé and Vic Boddie, TipSnaps

    Lyonel Dougé and Vic Boddie, TipSnaps

    TipSnaps is a platform enabling creators to monetize their content with an emphasis on People of Color. Its founders Lyonel Dougé and Vic Boddie sit down with Ken Yeung in this episode to talk about how their startup is taking on Patreon, their unorthodox way to fundraise, and the unique reverse crowdfunding campaign it offers for content creators called Tip Pools. Check out our website for more info at https://www.createdeconomy.com and get the latest Creator Economy news on Flipboard: https://www.flipboard.com/@CreatedEconomy.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Created Briefs: The Ownership Economy

    Created Briefs: The Ownership Economy

    A long-time friend of the show and URFeed.xyz co-founder Abhinav Gaur joins Gregarious Narain and Ken Yeung for a special episode of "The Created Economy." We analyze a new report from Variant Fund entitled "The Ownership Economy," which offers a primer on the state of Web3. It's written by investor Li Jin, Geoff Hamilton, Jesse Walden, Spencer Noon, Derek Walkush and Medha Kothari. Learn about the five key takeaways and how it impacts the Creator Economy. Check out our website for more info at https://www.createdeconomy.com and get the latest Creator Economy news on Flipboard: https://www.flipboard.com/@CreatedEconomy.

    • 54 min

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