Released September 2nd, 2021
Founder's Field Guide
Gabby Dizon - Mapping the Metaverse Economy
Gabby Dizon is the co-founder of Yield Guild Games. We cover YGG’s decentralized structure, the unit economics of its business model, and how Gabby thinks about the volatility of crypto assets when trying to build a durable, long-term business.
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Arianna Simpson - The Crypto Landscape
Arianna Simpson is an investor focused on the world of cryptocurrencies. We cover frameworks for understanding this asset class, the importance of travel, and the value of pushing oneself outside of comfort zones.
Jesse Walden - A Primer on NFTs
A conversation that covers the basics of what an NFT is, what new creative paradigms they may unlock, and where we are in the hype cycle.
Chris Dixon - The Potential of Blockchain Technology
Chris is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz. We cover Chris's overall thesis for investing in the cryptocurrency space, the opportunities and limitations of blockchain applications, and why this is the most interesting area for investing and building over the next 10 years.
Yield Guild Games White Paper
White paper detailing YGG's business model, structure, YGG token, token allocation, and team.
Infinity Revenue, Infinity Possibilities
A deep dive into Axie, including gaming business models, the "play-to-earn" model, why Axie is succeeding, future possibilities, and risks.
Game Monetization, The Promise of Play-And-Earn and Harmonizing Incentives
A look at gaming business models and the challenge of monetization in the gaming world.
Arianna Simpson on Yield Guild Games
Tech Crunch interview with a16z investor on the intersection of cryptocurrency and gaming, as manifest in Yield Guild Games.
A beginner’s guide to NFTs
What are NFTs, why are they interesting, and what might the future bring?
NFTs and a Thousand True Fans
An explanation of how NFTs change creator economics, allowing them to monetize their work more efficiently than ever before.