128 episodes

Exploring Virtual Worlds And All Things NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens)

Zima Red Andrew Steinwold

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    • 4.8 • 18 Ratings

Exploring Virtual Worlds And All Things NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens)

    Dan Nissanoff - Game of Silks: Bringing Thoroughbred Horse Racing To Web3 - Zima Red ep 131

    Dan Nissanoff - Game of Silks: Bringing Thoroughbred Horse Racing To Web3 - Zima Red ep 131

    My guest today is Dan Nissanoff who is the founder of Game of Silks, aka Silks. Silks is a fantasy thoroughbred horse racing game that allows you to buy, trade, breed and race virtual horses that mirror the actual performance of real horses.

    Dan and I discuss:


    The Kentucky Derby
    The billion dollar horse racing industry
    The fantasy sports industry
    How Silks economy mirrors the IRL world
    Taking care of your virtual horse
    Silks avatars as the gateway into the Silks metaverse
    And so much more

    Hope you enjoy this stellar conversation with Dan.

    https://twitter.com/dan_nissanoff

    https://twitter.com/GameofSilks

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Nick Kokonas - Trader, Michelin Restaurateur, Tech Founder With A $400m Exit - Zima Red 130

    Nick Kokonas - Trader, Michelin Restaurateur, Tech Founder With A $400m Exit - Zima Red 130

    My guest today is Nick Kokonas. Nick is a modern day Renaissance man: formerly a successful trader, he is the founder of multiple Michelin star restaurants and also a tech founder, having recently sold his startup for $400m.

    On this episode we discuss:


    His incredible success as a trader
    Creating multiple Michelin star restaurants
    Starting a tech company
    Selling his company to Squarespace
    His thoughts on crypto
    How NFTs will change the world
    And so much more

    This is one you do not want to miss. Please enjoy my conversation with Nick

    https://twitter.com/nickkokonas

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Foobar - Web3 Polymath: Investing, Building, Learning, Teaching - Zima Red ep 129

    Foobar - Web3 Polymath: Investing, Building, Learning, Teaching - Zima Red ep 129

    My guest today is Foobar. Foobar is a polymath and involved with all aspects of web3. Building, investing, learning, teaching, he has an incredible mind that has thoughtful views that we explore thoroughly on this episode.

    We discuss:


    Building games
    Machine learning and NFTs
    Investing and building in web3
    How non-fungible and fungible tokens are merging
    The psychology around investing in web3
    Thoughts on the current bear market
    The collapse of terra & luna
    What he is currently building
    His newsletter
    And much more

    Please enjoy this incredible conversation with Foobar.

    https://twitter.com/0xfoobar

    https://0xfoobar.substack.com/

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Jiran - Playing The Great Crypto Game: Investing, Building & Exploring Web3 - Zima Red ep 128

    Jiran - Playing The Great Crypto Game: Investing, Building & Exploring Web3 - Zima Red ep 128

    My guest today is Jiran. Jiran is an active trader, investor and explorer of all things web3.

    On this episode we chat:


    How web3 is currently all one giant metagame
    How tribalism impacts NFT prices
    The blockchain as the ultimate information & investing tool
    NFTs as historical artifcats
    On-Chain analysis - what it is and how to use it
    Why understanding people generates the most alpha

    And so much more

    Pleas enjoy my conversation with Jiran

    https://twitter.com/Jiran_z

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Tim Schuermer - Gallop: The Ultimate Tool for NFT Data - Zima Red ep 127

    Tim Schuermer - Gallop: The Ultimate Tool for NFT Data - Zima Red ep 127

    My guest today is Tim Schuermer who is a co-founder of Gallop. Gallop has created a set of developer tools that expand the utility of NFTs. These tools are built for all developers, creators and investors, active in the NFT space.

    On this episode we discuss:


    The current state of NFT data
    Why aggregating data for NFTs is so difficult
    Why a product like Gallop needs to exist
    How NFT data can be used to create advanced financial products
    The multifaceted utility of NFTs
    How we early we are in the financial NFT revolution
    And so much more

    Please enjoy my conversation with Tim

    https://twitter.com/TimSchuermer

    https://twitter.com/higallop

    • 52 min
    Charles & Zunk - Nifty Island: Game World Empowering Creators & Gamers - Zima Red ep 126

    Charles & Zunk - Nifty Island: Game World Empowering Creators & Gamers - Zima Red ep 126

    My guests today are Charles & Zunk the co-founders of Nifty Island. Nifty Island is an open, social game world powered by web3.

    On this episode we chat:


    Their progress since the last time they were on the podcast 1 year ago
    Why gaming is essential for virtual worlds
    Remixing NFTs and other assets
    Importance of User generated content
    What role curation and building play in Nifty Island
    Why giving users objectives is key for virtual world adoption
    And so much more

    Please enjoy my conversation with Charles & Zunk

    https://twitter.com/Nifty_Island

    https://twitter.com/charl3svii

    https://twitter.com/ZunkZunkZunk

    • 1 hr 10 min

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4.8 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

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BEST PODCAST EVER!!!!

If you’re looking to understand the NFT space better, there is truly not better place to do it then here! The guests that Andrew brings on his podcast are all truly amazing, and Andrew himself is considered by many to be the OG NFT investor.

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