Released March 4th, 2022
Micah Johnson - A New Future for IP
Micah Johnson is the creator and artist of Aku Dreams. We cover how Micah's childhood inspired the story behind Aku, what he has learned from his success, and tips for artists in the space.
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Aku Dreams: Primer
Learn about Aku Dreams' genesis, value proposition, and secret sauce in our research prepared ahead of Eric's conversation with Micah.
Sam Englebardt - Investing in Immersive Worlds
Sam Englebardt and Richard Kim are general partners at Galaxy Interactive. We cover the digital art market, the social impact of Web3, and elements that create successful game communities.
Eric Golden - Bored Ape Yacht Club
Eric Golden is a former Portfolio Manager at Fidelity. We cover the Bored Ape Yacht Club in detail, use Bored Apes as a lens to understand how NFT projects are creating strong membership communities, and explore the tools projects are using to differentiate themselves.
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.
Matthew Ball - The Future of Media: Movies, the Metaverse, and More
Matthew Ball is the Managing Partner of Epyllion Industries and the former head of strategy at Amazon Studios. We cover the past and future of media, video games, and the metaverse.
Community-First Company Building with Cuy Sheffield & Micah Johnson
Learn how NFTs allow creators to build communities before publishing content.
MLB to NFT Grand Slam: Micah Johnson Discusses Aku
Micah shares his origin story and discusses building a web3-native media company using NFTs.
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.
What Is an Entertainment Company in 2021 and Why Does the Answer Matter?
Matthew Ball describes the essence of great storytelling, building IP, and monetization.