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The Metaverse Podcast

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A new web is emerging that goes well beyond just Bitcoin, Ethereum, and money, but promises an entirely new computing paradigm, and data economy. The Metaverse Podcast is a series hosted by Outlier Ventures Founder & CEO Jamie Burke where he introduces you to the founders, entrepreneurs, investors, … read more

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Exploring McLuhan’s ”The Medium is the Message” in the Age of AI, with Andrew McLuhan of The McLuhan Institute

September 25th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we host Andrew McLuhan, director at The McLuhan Institute, and Marshall McLuhan’s grandson.

Join our host Jamie Burke as he explores how "the medium is the …

Blockchain Solutions to Prepare for an AI Future, with Trent McConaghy of Ocean Protocol

September 18th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we host Trent McConaghy, Co-Founder at Ocean Protocol, with a mission to kick-start a New …

Financial Inclusion and Women’s Empowerment in Crypto, with Maggie Love of SheFi

September 11th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we're thrilled to welcome Maggie Love, Founder of SheFi, a company dedicated to empowering women and non-binary individuals globally through advanced education in …

Connecting Virtual Worlds at Scale into the Open Metaverse, with Herman Narula of Improbable

September 4th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we host Herman Narula, CEO and Co-Founder of Improbable, a company pioneering new ways to …

Evaluating the Promise and Peril of Worldcoin, with Jake Brukhman of CoinFund

August 21st, 2023


In today’s episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we host Jake Brukhman, Founder & CEO at CoinFund, one of the first Web3 funds (established in 2015) to champion leaders of the new internet.

We discuss their …

Metaverse Insights from a Banking Leader, with Lam Chee Kin of DBS Bank

August 14th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we host Lam Chee Kin of DBS Bank, the largest bank in Southeast Asia. DBS Bank is also a digital and innovation leader, named “Most Innovative Bank 2023” by …

How Brands Can Harness Social Commerce and Take Back Control from Social Media, with Roy Bernheim of Decommerce

August 7th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we host Roy Bernheim of Decommerce, a company with a mission to transform your community into a profitable force by humanizing your brand. 

Join our host and CEO, …

Reimagining Traditional Telco with Web3 and the Metaverse, with Tina Werro of Swisscom

July 31st, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we host Tina Werro of Swisscom, a company devoted to powering the digital future of Switzerland.

Join our host and CEO, Jamie Burke, as he delves deep with Tina …

Virtual Commerce and the Consumer Metaverse, with Thomas Kang of Store Nº8 (Walmart)

July 26th, 2023

In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we host

Thomas Kang of Store Nº8, the incubation arm of Walmart, with a mission to incubate startups to help leapfrog where the customer and market will go, well into the …

AI in a Multi-chain DAO World, with Carlos Gonzalez Juarez of Aragon DAO

July 17th, 2023

In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we host

Carlos Gonzalez Juarez of Aragon DAO, a company committed to building flexible and secure tools …

Bitcoin, Blockchain and Beyond, with Fred Thiel of Marathon Digital Holdings

July 12th, 2023

In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we host Fred Thiel of Marathon Digital Holdings (NASDAQ: MARA), a company committed to enhancing the …

Revolutionizing Industries with AI and Digital Twins, with Richard Kerris of NVIDIA

July 10th, 2023

In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we host Richard Kerris of NVIDIA, delivering AI breakthroughs in a variety of applications to the world’s largest enterprises.  

Richard joins our host and CEO, Jamie …

The Future of Web3 IP, with Thomas Issa & Leo Sprueth of Outlier Ventures

June 26th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we've got Leo Sprueth and Thomas Issa, our Outlier NFT experts.

Leo and Thomas are joined by our host and CEO, Jamie Burke, for a deep dive into the advancement of the …

Digitizing Brand Interaction, with Bryan Georges of iiNDYVERSE

June 19th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we host Bryan Georges of iiNDYVERSE, a company with a mission to augment brands' customer engagement campaigns.

Bryan is joined by our host and CEO for a riveting discussion. …

Founders’ Journey Inside Base Camp Accelerator, with Outlier Ventures Alumni

June 12th, 2023


In today's episode of the Metaverse Podcast, we delve into the founder journey of remarkable Outlier alumni who went through the Base Camp …

The Fight Back for the Open Metaverse, with Jamie Burke of Outlier Ventures

June 8th, 2023


This episode is the second part of our discussion on our recently launched thesis, "The Open Metaverse Under Attack and the Fight Back."

In our previous episode, we discussed the various threats posed to the Open …

From Web2 to Meta-Closet, with Daria Shapovalova & Natalia Modenova of DressX

June 5th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we host Natalia Modenova & Daria Shapovalova of DressX, building the largest digital fashion store …

Dissecting the Threats Facing the Open Metaverse, with Jamie Burke of Outlier Ventures

June 1st, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, the Outlier team will dissect our latest thesis through a deep dive discussion on the threats facing the Open Metaverse.

Web3 builders, investors, and enthusiasts, this …

Accelerating Blockchain, with Marieke Flament of NEAR

May 29th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Marieke Flament, CEO of NEAR Foundation, our new partner in the collaborative NEAR x Outlier …

The Open Metaverse Under Attack: The Fight Back, with Jamie Burke of Outlier Ventures

May 22nd, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we're serving up the alpha of Web3 for our listeners.

This is the audio version of our freshly released thesis, recorded by our host and CEO, Jamie Burke. The thesis charts …

A Deep Dive into AI Gaming, with Jussi-Petteri Kemppainen (Creator of Echoes of Somewhere)

May 15th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk with Jussi-Petteri Kemppainen, creator of Echoes of Somewhere and former 3D artist at Supercell & Technical and Art Director at Rovio.


Joining our host and CEO, …

Jamie Burke Interviews OpenAI

May 9th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we have a fascinating conversation with "OpenAI." It sounds like Sam Altman, it looks like Sam Altman, but is it really the co-founder of OpenAI joining us on the Metaverse …

Elevate Best Bits #4, with Martin Saps of Outlier Ventures

May 5th, 2023


In this episode, we present the "Best Bits" from our latest event, Elevate. As a quarterly gathering of the Web3 community, Elevate hosts stimulating …

The Direct-to-Avatar Economy Opportunity, with Timmu Tõke of Ready Player Me

April 24th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Timmu Tõke, co-founder and CEO at Ready Player Me, with the mission to build a more connected virtual world.

Timmu is joined by our host and CEO, Jamie Burke, as …

Creative AI Tools and Techniques, with Nick St. Pierre

April 17th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Nick St. Pierre, a master prompt engineer, designer and expert in talking to AI systems effectively.

Nick is joined by our host and CEO, Jamie Burke, as they …

Web3 Solutions in the Web2 Corporate Landscape, with Max Comparetto of Salesforce

April 10th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Max Comparetto, co-founder at Salesforce Web3 Studio, with the mission to build customer loyalty in Web3 on a trusted platform.

Max joins our host and CEO, Jamie …

Web3 Gaming and Digital Property, with Mahesh Vellanki of Superlayer

April 3rd, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Mahesh Vellanki, founder at Superlayer, with the mission to bring category-defining Web3 apps from idea to execution.


Mahesh is joined by our host and CEO, Jamie …

Physical Products as NFTs, with Justin Banon of Boson Protocol

March 30th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Justin Banon, founder at Boson Protocol, with the mission to enable the tokenization, …

Web3 Mainstream, with Paul Hsu of Decasonic

March 27th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Paul Hsu, founder and CEO at Decasonic, with the mission to propel Web3 into mainstream …

Moving Web3 Forward, with Avery Ching of Aptos Labs

March 20th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Avery Ching, co-founder and CTO at Aptos Labs, with the mission to develop products and applications on the Aptos blockchain that redefine the web3 user experience.

Web3 Wonder Women: Building and Scaling Your Startup

March 13th, 2023


In today’s episode of the Metaverse Podcast, we've got an exciting Twitter Space conversation in store for you, featuring some of the brilliant women …

Dream Assembly Base Camp AMA, with Farfetch and Outlier Ventures

March 6th, 2023


In today's episode of the Metaverse Podcast, we have compiled the best bits from Farfetch's Twitter Space - Dream Assembly Base Camp AMA.


Join Farfetch, Outlier Ventures, and a few founders from the previous cohort as …

AI in the Web3 Space, with Humayun Sheikh of

February 27th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Humayun Sheikh, co-founder at, with the mission to power peer-to-peer applications with automation and AI capabilities, with or without direct access to a …

DeFi Talks - Best Bits of Our DeFi Conversations

February 20th, 2023


In today’s episode of the Metaverse Podcast, we've compiled the best bits of our previous DeFi discussions, featuring insights from some of the top …

Diffusion Best Bits #3, with Arinze Clifford of Outlier Ventures

February 13th, 2023


In today’s episode, we bring you the Best Bits from our recent event Diffusion. Diffusion is our quarterly gathering of the metaverse community, featuring conversations with Web3 visionaries and the next wave of …

Shared AR Experiences, with Nils Pihl of Auki Labs

February 6th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Nils Pihl, founder at Auki Labs, with the mission to create a protocol for collaborative …

Building a Strong Web3 Community, with Erika Wykes-Sneyd of Adidas /// Studio

February 2nd, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we speak with Erika Wykes-Sneyd, VP of Adidas /// Studio, the Web3 initiative of Adidas.

Erika is joined by our host and CEO, Jamie Burke, to discuss Adidas' efforts in Web3. …

Securing Web3 at Scale, with Alex Zinder of Ledger Enterprise

January 30th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Alex Zinder, Global Head at Ledger Enterprise, with the mission to secure Web3 at scale for companies.

Alex is joined by our host and CEO, Jamie Burke, discussing …

MEV - Extracting Value Post-Merge, with Karim Halabi

January 26th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Karim Halabi from Outlier Ventures’ Token Design team. 


Karim is joined by our host and CEO Jamie Burke, discussing the concept of Maximum Extractable Value …

Stable Diffusion: AI in Action, with Scottie Fox

January 23rd, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Scottie Fox, technical artist, exploring the convergence of technologies in the context of …

Examining Crypto Regulation, with Susan Friedman & Andrew Whitworth of Ripple

January 16th, 2023


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Susan Friedman (Ripple’s Head of Policy) and Andrew Whitworth (EMEA Policy Director), with …

What to Expect from Web3 in 2023 - Part 2, with Outlier Ventures

January 9th, 2023


In this second part of the special edition of The Metaverse Podcast, we speak with Outlier Ventures specialists, with the mission to help fund and develop an open ecosystem that onboards one billion people to a more …

What to Expect from Web3 in 2023 - Part 1, with Outlier Ventures

January 4th, 2023


In this special edition of The Metaverse Podcast, we speak with Outlier Ventures analysts, with the mission to help fund and develop an open ecosystem that onboards one billion people to a more open and inclusive …

Investing in Web3, with Robby Yung of Animoca Brands

December 19th, 2022


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we speak with Robby Yung, CEO of Animoca Brands, with the mission to drive digital property rights via NFTs and gaming to build the Open Metaverse.

Robby is joined by our …

Switching from Web2 to Web3, with Oleg Fomenko of Sweat Economy

December 12th, 2022


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we speak with Oleg Fomenko, co-Founder of Sweat Economy, an ecosystem designed to reward movement.

Oleg is joined by our host and CEO, Jamie Burke, to discuss how he is …

The Futureverse is Here, with Aaron McDonald of Futureverse

December 5th, 2022


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Aaron McDonald, founder of Futureverse (and FLUF World), with the mission to build an Open Metaverse.

Aaron is joined by our host and CEO, Jamie Burke, discussing …

Digital Art, with Trevor Jones and Tina Ziegler

November 28th, 2022


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Trevor Jones, artist and Bitcoin Angel creator, and Tina Ziegler, art curator and founder of Avata.

Trevor and Tina are joined by our host and CEO, Jamie Burke, on …

Metaverse Culture, with Cathy Hackl of Journey

November 21st, 2022


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Cathy Hackl, founder of Journey, who have the mission to help brands envision, plan, and effectively build the next generation of customer experiences enabled by …

Regenerative Finance (ReFi), with Rene Reinsberg of Celo

November 14th, 2022


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Rene Reinsberg, co-founder of Celo, who have the mission to build a financial system that creates the conditions of prosperity for everyone.

The co-founder of Celo …

Powering Web3 Gaming, with Robbie Ferguson of Immutable

November 7th, 2022


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Robbie Ferguson, co-founder of ImmutableX, with the mission of powering the next generation of Web3 games.

The co-founder of Immutable is joined by our host and …

Metaverse Luxury, with Martin Avetisyan of Farfetch

October 31st, 2022


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Martin Avetisyan, Chief Growth Officer of Farfetch, with the mission to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

The …

Scaling the Open Web, with Marieke Flament of NEAR Foundation

October 24th, 2022


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Marieke Flament, CEO of NEAR Foundation, a non-profit foundation responsible for contracting …

Building DAOs, with Ben Huh of Origami

October 17th, 2022


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Ben Huh, Founder of Origami, helping the most ambitious communities launch and grow their DAOs.

Ben is joined by our host and CEO, Jamie Burke, where they talk …

Hackathon Startups, with Kyle Tut of Pinata

September 13th, 2022


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Kyle Tut, Founder of Pinata, the leading media management company for the creators and developers building the future of web3.

Kyle is joined by our host and CEO, …

DeFi API, with Will Warren & Amir Bandeali of 0x Labs

August 8th, 2022


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Will Warren and Amir Bandeali, co-founders of 0x Labs, building important infrastructure for the emerging crypto economy and enabling markets to be created that …

Diffusion Best Bits #2, with Arinze Clifford of Outlier Ventures

June 7th, 2022


We're back with another episode highlighting some of the best conversation at Diffusion Digital, curated by Arinze Clifford of Outlier Ventures as he goes through a few of his favourite moments. If you found these …

DeFi for People, with Grace Kwan of Orca DEX

May 23rd, 2022


On today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Grace Kwan, co-founder of Orca, a pure AMM DEX on Solana which has its own liquidity pools. …

Bitcoin Smart Contracts, with Muneeb Ali of Stacks

May 9th, 2022


On today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Muneeb Ali, the founder of Stacks, a Bitcoin smart contracting platform unleashing the potential of Bitcoin's capital enabling users to build apps, smart …

The Metaverse Blockchain, with Sangmin Seo of Klaytn

May 2nd, 2022


Today we talk to Sangmin Seo (Sam), Founder and Head of the Klaytn Foundation, an open-source public blockchain for all who wish to build, work, or play in the metaverse. With main net launched in June 2019, it is one …

(Blockchain-attached) Storage, with Keyvan Sadeghi of Functionland

April 26th, 2022


Today we're joined by Keyvan Sadeghi, founder and CEO of Functionland, which aims to end the rental web by creating a decentralized cloud …

Decentralised Big Tech, with Leemon Baird of Hedera Hashgraph

April 4th, 2022


On this episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we are joined by Leemon Baird, Founder & Chief Scientist of Hedera Hashgraph, the most used enterprise-grade public network by combining high throughput, low fees, and quick …

MetaFi: DeFi for the Metaverse, the Audiobook with Jamie Burke

March 14th, 2022


We believe the next phase of growth in the evolution of DeFi will come not from better integration into the existing financial system, more …

Diffusion Best Bits with Arinze Clifford of Outlier Ventures

March 7th, 2022


In this episode Arinze Clifford of Outlier Ventures goes through 5 of his favourite moments from our last Diffusion Digital event with a little bit of context in between. If you found these discussions exciting you can …

NFT Innovation, with Nate Alex of Secret Project Team

February 21st, 2022


On this episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we are joined by Nate Alex, creator of ChainFaces, and CMO of Secret Project a group working towards innovation on-chain and combining new systems with social experiments and …

Non-fungible Gaming, with Tobias Batton of Ex Populus

February 14th, 2022


Today, we talk to the CEO and Founder of Ex Populus, Tobias Batton. Ex Populus is working with the next generation of content creators to help enable …

Metaverse Hiring, with Esther O’Callaghan of Hundo

February 7th, 2022


Today on The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Esther O'Callaghan, founder of, a progressive jobs platform designed to connect forward-thinking employers with Gen Z talent, with the intention of ending youth …

Tokens Inside NFTs, with Ben Lakoff of Charged Particles

January 31st, 2022


On this week's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we're talking to Ben Lakoff, Co-Founder of Charged Particles, a new protocol that allows users to …

NFT Storage, with Jon Victor of Protocol Labs

January 24th, 2022


The last of our NFCastle recordings, we talk to Jon Victor, Product Manager at Protocol Labs, an open-source R&D lab primarily focussed on the …

Early Funding, with Maria Shen of Electric Capital

January 17th, 2022


We're back with one of our last recordings from NFCastle, with Maria Shen of Electric Capital, an early-stage venture firm focused on cryptocurrencies, blockchain, fintech, and marketplaces.

Prior to Electric, Maria was …

Token Sales, with Graham Jenkin of CoinList

January 10th, 2022


On this episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we are joined by Graham Jenkin, CEO of CoinList, a regulated platform giving users access to the best new …

P2E 2.0 - A New Economic Model for Gaming, the Audiobook

December 20th, 2021


In today’s digitised world, gaming is becoming increasingly more relevant. The average gamer spends 8+ hours per week playing in the digital realm. For today’s SPECIAL EPISODE, we bring you our very own Jan Baeriswyl …

Connected Blockchains, with Ethan Buchman of Cosmos

December 13th, 2021


On this Episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we're joined by Ethan Buchman, CEO and Co-founder of the Cosmos Network, an ever-expanding ecosystem of interconnected apps and services, connected using IBC, the …

Meta Identity, with Gmoney

December 6th, 2021


On this episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to gmoney.eth, a self-described futurist and disruptor, he is the founder of Puertro Rico's first ever summit on NFTs, Metaverso, and The Cutting Edge podcast, which …

Commodifying Hashpower, with Ryan Condron of Lumerin Protocol

November 29th, 2021


Monday morning Metaverse Podcast, we're with Ryan Condron of Titan Industries & Lumerin Protocol, who are building the hash power marketplace to …

DAOs (for Collaborators), with Will Papper of SyndicateDAO

November 22nd, 2021


This SPECIAL EPISODE is brought to you from the Lobkowicz Palace in Prague, we’re joined by Will Papper, co-founder of SyndicateDAO and creator of …

SSI Adoption, with Fraser Edwards of Cheqd

November 15th, 2021


Today we talk to Fraser Edwards, founder of Cheqd, a business aiming to design the default payment mechanism for authentic data, increasing the …

Rapid DeFi, with Dean Tribble of Agoric

November 8th, 2021


Today we talk to Dean Tribble, founder of Agoric, a Proof-of-Stake chain utilizing secure JavaScript smart contracts to rapidly build and deploy DeFil, comprised of a team who are experts in smart contracts. Agoric was …

NFT Influence, with Bored Elon of MetaMars

November 1st, 2021


What do you do once you've amassed over 1.7 million followers? How do you host a Metaverse podcast while drinking on a Friday night? Today we answer …

New Age Data, with Reza Naeeni of Swash

October 29th, 2021


What if we could reimagine data ownership using simple tools? What if it was easy to control your own data online? In this episode, we talk to Reza …

Accessible Web3, with Ahmed Al-Balaghi of Biconomy

October 14th, 2021


On this special midweek episode, we talk to Ahmed Al-Balaghi, founder of Biconomy a project accelerating Web3 adoption by making all its components more composable, interoperable & usable, through their three …

A Future of Fluf, with Aaron McDonald of Non-Fungible Labs

October 11th, 2021


This week, we talk to Aaron McDonald of Non-Fungible Labs, a creative studio focused on blockchain, crypto and NFTs, from Auckland, New Zealand. The …

Metaverse Maximalism, with Anthony Pompliano of The Pomp Podcast

October 4th, 2021


Today we are joined by the founder of The Pomp Podcast & The Best Business Show, Anthony Pompliano. Anthony is an entrepreneur and investor, building and selling numerous companies, previously running both Product …

DeFi to MetaFi, with Diane Dai of DODO

September 27th, 2021


Today we are joined by Diane Dai, founder of DODO, an on-chain decentralized exchange & liquidity provider, powered by the Proactive Market Making (PMM) algorithm. DODO is designed to make trading and investing easy …

Art for DeFi, with Pplpleasr of PleasrDAO

September 20th, 2021


In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Pplpleasr, of PleasrDAO - a collective of DeFi leaders, early NFT collectors and digital …

WIRED on the Metaverse, with Saira Mueller of WIRED Magazine

September 13th, 2021


Today We talk to Saira Meuller, Gaming Editor of WIRED Magazine, reaching more than 30 million people each month, aiming to be the essential source …

Hedge Funds on Crypto, with Raoul Pal of Real Vision Group

September 7th, 2021


In this episode, we talk to Raoul Pal, founder of Real Vision Group, a media production and aggregation team that are creating a place where the …

Documenting the Early Metaverse, with Benjamin Bertram Goldman of InVision

August 31st, 2021


On this week's episode, Jamie Burke talks to Benjamin Bertram Goldman, co-founder of Blockfeed, and creative director at InVision, a unified design …

Bringing NFTs & Blockchain to TikTok, with Roneil Rumburg of Audius

August 25th, 2021


This week, we talk to Roneil Rumburg, CEO and co-founder of Audius, a decentralized music streaming platform that allows for direct transactions between listeners and creators, giving anyone the ability to distribute, …

Replacing Web 2 Infrastructure, with Al Morris of Koii Network

August 18th, 2021


Today we talk to Al Morris, founder of Koii Network, who are building a decentralized network that can replace traditional Web 2 infrastructure including social media, search, and publishing to enable a more dynamic and …

Understanding the Crypto Market, with Ambre Soubiran of Kaiko

August 10th, 2021


In this episode, Jamie Burke is joined by Ambre Soubiran, founder of Kaiko, a cryptocurrency market data provider for institutional investors and enterprises. Kaiko aims to be the foundation of the new digital finance …

Gamifying DeFi, with Jesse Johnson of PixelCraft Studios

July 26th, 2021


Jesse Johnson is the Founder and COO of PixelCraft Studios, a gaming studio and publisher who develop and created Aavegotchi in collaboration with …

Simplifying Web 3 Development, with Greg Marlin of Idexo

July 19th, 2021


Today, Jamie Burke speaks to Greg Marlin, CEO of Idexo, the project building a simplified developer experience for any blockchain, with one meta token and one meta SDK for all transactions.

They discuss compute credits …

Building the Coinbase for NFTs, with Peter Wood of CoinBurp

July 12th, 2021


In this episode, Jamie Burke is joined by Peter Wood, founder of CoinBurp, a multifaceted project with one of the highest-rated CeFi crypto exchange …

The Filecoin Base Camp Accelerator, with Colin Evran & Jamie Burke

July 5th, 2021


Jamie Burke talks to Colin Evran on the brand new Filecoin Base Camp Accelerator, platforming new startups to the Filecoin ecosystem, helping grow …

The New Data Economy, with Juan Benet of Protocol Labs

June 15th, 2021


Today on Founders of Web 3, we talk to Juan Benet of Protocol Labs, the founder of Filecoin, an open-source cloud storage marketplace, protocol, and …

Exploring the Meme Economy, with Johan Unger of

June 7th, 2021


We talk to Johan Unger of, the home of meme markets and trend exploration. uses crypto and entertainment to measure the value of content, and aims to rewards users for curating and discovering social …

Building the Gateway to Decentralised Finance, with Itamar Lesuisse of Argent

May 24th, 2021


Today on Founders of Web3, we talk to Itamar Lesuisse of Argent, the open-source crypto-wallet designed for DeFi, allowing you to earn, exchange & invest.

We discuss the mainstream adoption of DeFi, and DeFi …

Curating a Web3 Ecosystem, with Tegan Kline of Edge & Node

May 17th, 2021


On this episode of FOW3, we're talking to Tegan Kline, co-founder of Edge & Node, comprised of the team behind The Graph Protocol, they create …

The Innovation of On-Chain NFTs, with Jim McNelis of NFT42

May 4th, 2021


In this episode of Founders of Web 3, we talk to Jim McNelis, (j1mmyeth). As the founder of NFT42, we discuss the importance of bringing NFTs fully …

Community, Events and Marketing for NFTs, with Cameron Bale of NFT.Kred & NFT.NYC

April 27th, 2021


Cameron Bale is the founder of NFT.Kred - a platform designed to create simple channels to market for Non-Fungible Tokens and Digital Assets. He talks about onboarding influencers and celebrities to the NFT market, …

Building the NFT Parachain, with Alexander Mitrovich of Unique Networks

April 21st, 2021


Alexander Mitrovich, founder of Unique Networks talks about their NFT Palette modules, solving for the Ethereum gas problem, the importance of a …

Building a Decentralized Cloud for Ethereum, with Jack O'Holleran of Skale Labs

April 1st, 2021


Jack O’Holleran talks about how they have navigated various market cycles, deliberately not launching a token during 2017 ICO mania but still …

The Sustainable Governance Experiment, with Arjun Bhuptani of MolochDAO

March 24th, 2021


This episode, we speak to Arjun Bhuptani, co-creator of MolochDAO, a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) created to fund Ethereum 2 grants, …

A FOW3 Special: The Open Metaverse OS Audiobook, with Jamie Burke of Outlier Ventures

March 19th, 2021


In this Founders of Web 3 special, Jamie Burke reads his recently published thesis, 'The Open Metaverse OS' a collaborative piece, from across the …

Mergers and Acquisitions in Crypto, with Joe Lallouz of Bison Trails

March 15th, 2021


We talk with Joe Lallouz about Bison Trail’s recent acquisition by Coinbase, and why it is a net good for the wider crypto ecosystem. As a serial …

Building a DEX 2.0 on the Polkadot Network, Vivek Prasannan of Polkadex

March 10th, 2021


Vivek, Executive Director of Polkadex, discusses how, by leveraging the benefits of building on Polkadot and taking the best of centralised exchanges …

Creating Ethereum’s Internet of Blockchains, with Sandeep Nailwal of Polygon (Matic Network)

March 8th, 2021


Jamie talks to Sandeep who founded Matic Network, now Polygon, about building a layer 2 network for sidechains, rollups and blockchains in a mission …

Building Direct-to-Avatar in the Metaverse, with Ryan Gill of Crucible

March 1st, 2021


Today, we talk to Ryan Gill, co-founder of Crucible Network who are pioneering direct-to-avatar commerce in the Metaverse.

We discuss the importance of innovations in self-sovereign identity (SSI) and verifiable …

The Case for a Permaweb, with Sam Williams of Arweave

February 22nd, 2021


We talk to Sam cofounder of Arweave about their radically different approach to DApps (decentralized applications) as DAOs (decentralized autonomous organizations), how he believes they will displace Web 2 platforms and …

Rolling out a Global Permissionless IoT Protocol, with Amir Haleem of Helium

February 11th, 2021


We talk to Amir who (alongside Shawn Fanning of Napster fame) founded Helium the world's first peer-to-peer wireless network and their decade journey to flip the telco model and create a people’s network, inspired by …

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) for Centralized Institutions (CeFi) with Brian Mahoney of Alkemi

February 2nd, 2021


We explore crossing the 'crypto chasm', enabling hundreds of billions of dollars to flow from CeFi to DeFi by solving the problem of ‘The 3 Cs’: …

Understanding the NFT Market, its Standards & Technical Trade-offs, with Alex Atallah of OpenSea

January 26th, 2021


We discuss with Alex Atallah, founder and CTO of OpenSea, how the NFT market has evolved as an asset class over the last couple of years, and its …

Taking The Long Hard Path in Launching a Token, with Jason Teutsche of TrueBit

January 20th, 2021


Jason Teutsche is a heavy hitting academic in computer science and mathematics who has spent a large part of his career exploring distributive systems security and incentive design.

Since writing a paper with Vitalik …

Building the iTunes DApp Store of DeFi, with Brian Kerr of Kava

January 18th, 2021


Brian, cofounder of Kava makes the argument for taking a more permissioned and curated approach to acting as a gatekeeper when onboarding users into …

Innovating as the 1st Tokenised & Permissionless NFT Platform, with Alex Salnikov of Rarible

January 13th, 2021


Alex is a true crypto native, founding several startups since graduation. We talk about Rarible’s learnings as the first tokenized NFT platform, with $RARI as the first NFT governance token.

We discuss their commitment …

Designing the Number One Gaming DApp in the World, with Aleksander Larsen of Axie Infinity

January 11th, 2021


Aleksander cofounder of Axie Infinity talks about how they built the number one blockchain game in the world, now experiencing exponential growth, the design thinking beyond its tokenomics and governance and why they …

Blockchain enabled Meta Games, with Robby Yung of Animoca Brands

December 21st, 2020


Robby Yung is CEO of Animoca Brands, a leading mobile gaming studio and publisher who have millions of users and a raft of licensing partnerships with major brands globally.

They pivoted their business entirely to …

The Future of DeFi and the role of AMMs and DEX in crypto, with Fernando Martinelli of Balancer Labs

December 14th, 2020


We discuss the importance of AMMs (Automated Market Makers) and DEX (Decentralised Exchanges) to crypto, especially the role of Balancer Smart Pools …

DAOs as the Perfect Expression of Private Ordering of Wealth, with Aaron Wright of OpenLaw

December 9th, 2020


Aaron is a law professor, serial founder and CEO of Open Law, the project behind The LAO (Legal Autonomous Organisation) which pioneered a DAO with a ‘legal wrapper’ to reduce and manage liability and risk for …

Making Better Use of the World's Computing Power, with Matt Hawkins of Cudo

December 7th, 2020


As a serial entrepreneur Matt has two decades of scaling cloud infrastructure selling his first company in 2016 which at its peak was handling 1% of all UK web traffic. During that time he saw huge inefficiencies in …

The Data Trade & its Extinction Event, with Gilbert Hill of TapMyData

December 1st, 2020


Gilbert is a serial entrepreneur and pioneer of Privacy Tech for over two decades advising large corporations, advertising agencies and governments on data ethics and their execution, exiting his first startup to the …

The Internet Computer & Open Internet Services, with Dominic Williams of Dfinity

November 25th, 2020


We talk to Dominic Williams CEO of DFinity about his vision for 'The Internet Computer', inspired by the Ethereum world computer, but fundamentally architected in a different way to allow for what he calls Open Internet …

The Importance of Data Infrastructure for Web 3, with Yaniv Tal of The Graph

November 16th, 2020


Yaniv, co-founder of The Graph Protocol, talks about the importance of making sure the full Web 3 stack is as decentralised as possible, the indexing …

Making Smart Contracts Secure & Usable at Scale, with Mark Miller of Agoric

November 11th, 2020


We talk to one of the legendary founding fathers of the internet Mark Miller, about his 40+ year career as leading researcher at Xerox PARC, Google, Xanadu, core contributor to Javascript and creator of the ‘E’ Language.

Bringing DeFi Products to Market, with Tascha Punyaneramitdee of Alpha Finance Lab

November 9th, 2020


We talk with Tascha Punyaneramitdee (Pan Pan) about Alpha Finance Lab’s, Bangkok-based, DeFi Studio and how they identify, appraise and execute upon opportunities for new DeFi products, whilst managing risk.

We also …

Scaling Web 3, with Anatoly Yakovenko of Solona

November 4th, 2020


We talk with Anatoly founder of Solona which claims to be the fastest unpermissioned blockchain in the world (without using sharding) and his 18 year …

The World’s Most Used DApp, You've Never Heard of, with Alex Newman of Human Protocol

November 2nd, 2020


Alex has made major contributions to OSS (Open Source Software) for over 20 years and launched HCAPTCHA, a CAPTCHA tool which now blocks malicious …

Why Web 3 Needs Privacy by Default, with Tor Bair of Secret Network

October 28th, 2020


To Celebrate our 50th Episode, we enjoy a joint podcast with Tor Bair, Founder of The Secret Network, and host of Sharing Secrets Podcast, where we first explore why privacy is important to both citizens and …

Reclaiming Control Through Data Unions, with Henri Pihkala of Streamr

October 26th, 2020


We speak with Henri, founder of Streamr, and serial entrepreneur in the data economy. We explore how his career in algorithmic trading in capital markets helped him understand the importance of ‘real-time data’ and why …

Betting Against Blockchain Maximalism, with Dr. Gavin Wood of Polkadot

October 21st, 2020


Dr. Gavin Wood needs no introduction. Cofounder and CTO of Ethereum, inventor of the Solidity programming language and now Founder of The Web 3 …

Crypto isn’t decentralised? The Importance of Full Node Infrastructure, with Michael O’Rourke of Pocket Network

October 19th, 2020


Michael O’Rourke is founder of Pocket Network, a decentralized API protocol, and marketplace. We talk about the history of node infrastructure in …

The Power of Memetics and Social Capital in Crypto, Jordan Lyall of $MEME

October 14th, 2020


Jordan is a serial founder, digital advertising and product designer that has a history of making digital viral hits. This time, he half-jokingly birthed a parody on the craziness of permissionless innovation in DeFi, …

Insuring Crypto & Mutualisation of Risk, with Hugh Karp of Nexus Mutual

October 12th, 2020


Hugh is a 15 year insurance industry veteran who launched Nexus Mutual, a decentralised insurance protocol, back in 2017 and, with the advent of …

Unbundling Amazon through dCommerce & NFTs, Justin Banon of Boson Protocol

September 30th, 2020


Justin, a physicist and seasoned executive from the loyalty industry (where he built a billion dollar unicorn), has developed a novel cryptographic …

Blockchain Enabled Gaming and Content-as-the-Platform, Sebastien Borget

September 28th, 2020


Sebastien, a serial entrepreneur and gaming veteran talks about his vision for an Open Metaverse. Enabled by blockchain and new models, like play-to-earn, to allow economics between creator supply, user demand and …

DeFi-lization of Non Fungible Tokens, Whale Shark of $WHALE

September 23rd, 2020


Whale Shark is the pseudo-anonymous founder of the $WHALE NFT collector community, with the largest social currency by market cap in the world, built …

Why We’ve Only Just Got Started in Web 3, Joseph Lubin of Consensys

September 21st, 2020


Joseph Lubin, Co-Founder of Ethereum and Founder & CEO of Consensys, talks about his continuous mission to improve Web 3’s fledgling but critical …

Building a Responsible Data Economy, Dawn Song of Oasis Labs

September 17th, 2020


Dawn is founder & CEO of Oasis Lab & Network, as well as an award-winning professor at Berkeley, working on world leading research in applied cryptography, security, blockchain and machine learning - as well as …

Creating the DeFi Substrate for Polkadot, Bette Chen of Acala Network

September 14th, 2020


Bette co-founder of Acala Network talks us through her teams passionate belief in a multichain universe, being inspired by Gavin Wood, and why they …

Curating the Social Layer for Crypto Art & NFTs, John Craine of SuperRare

September 10th, 2020


Join some of the world’s most exciting elements of the Web 3 ecosystem, for one-day virtual demos, panels, and more, September 15th & 16th 2020:

We talk to John …

Going Over the Top of Central Bank Crypto Currencies, with Premier of Bermuda, Edward David Burt MP

September 7th, 2020


Bermuda is one of the only environments with regulatory equivalence with the US and EU and the ‘Risk capital’ of the world, for insurance and …

Applying a Vertically Driven Approach to Web 3 and DeFi, Stani Kulechov of Aave

September 2nd, 2020


Stani talks about why coming out of the Nordics so early Aave (previously ETh Lend) they had no choice but to be community financed and therefore driven as well as the challenges and benefits of being a first mover in …

Network Lifecycle Investing, Non Fungible Tokens & Digital Art, Jake Brukhman of CoinFund

August 26th, 2020


Jake Brukhman is Founder of CoinFund which has been investing in blockchain since 2016. Through his unique experience in computer science, quantitative trading and product management at places like Amazon, he and his …

Bringing AI Lego to Blockchains, Toby Simpson of

August 19th, 2020


Toby Simpson is co-founder and COO of, an open decentralised machine learning network. We talk about his three decades of work in agent …

Building on the Shoulders of Bitcoin, Mark Wilcox of 21e8

August 17th, 2020


Jamie speaks to Mark Wilcox, Founder of 21e8 (The Magic Number Company) the pioneering ecosystem of computational data markets - competitive systems that combine real-time content creation with distributed data exchange.

Beyond Defi: decentralising global credit markets, Rune Christensen of MakerDAO

August 12th, 2020


Rune founded ‘the central bank of DeFi’, powering the latest crypto cycle (with over $1 billion of collateral), but he has also created the world's …

Engineering token economies for success, Angela Kreitenweis of Token Engineering Community

August 10th, 2020


Angela has a rich background in data led digital product design, venture and business model innovation, founding the global Token Engineering …

Empires and Politics in blockchain, Sunny Aggarwal of Cosmos Tendermint

August 5th, 2020


We talk with Sunny, the lead researcher at Tendermint, and core contributor to Cosmos and Cosmos Hub as well as cofounder of Blockchain at Berkeley. …

Building Institutional Grade & Compliant Products on DeFi, Michael Weber of DIA

August 3rd, 2020


Michael is a serial Web 3 founder, since 2014, and one of the rare DeFi entrepreneurs with a background as an actual financial services professional, investment banker and analyst at places like Bloomberg, Nomura and …

Creating ‘the Last Hedge Fund’, via the Hardest Blockchain Powered Data Science Tournament in the World, by Richard Craib Founder of Numerai

July 29th, 2020


We talk about building a 150 year startup in Web 3 from first principles with Richard Craib, Founder of Numerai, and why he chose to apply himself to …

Crypto innovation within large financial institutions and the global regulatory spectrum, Sandro Ro of The Global Blockchain Council

July 28th, 2020


Sandra Ro is a banking OG, serial founder and now CEO of The Global Blockchain Council and leading advocate for, and enablement of, the rapidly …

Solving the Blockchain Trilemma and The CeFi to DeFi Spectrum, Steven Kokinos of Algorand

July 22nd, 2020


Steven is a veteran Web entrepreneur with multiple hundred million dollar startup exits, his first back in 1999. Now he is CEO of Algorand where he …

Powering the DeFi Boom through Universally Connected Smart Contracts, Sergey Nazarov of Chainlink

July 20th, 2020


Join some of the world’s most exciting elements of the Web 3 ecosystem, for one-day virtual demos, panels, and more, September 15th & 16th 2020:


Sergey …

From CryptoKitties to Mainstreaming Non Fungible Tokens, Roham Gharegozlou of Dapper Labs

July 13th, 2020


Roham Gharegozlou, Co-Inventor of CryptoKitties and Founder of Dapper Labs talks about scaling NFTs to billions of users and how the Metaverse, as an emergent ecosystem, will not be designed: it will be open fluid and …

Mobilising & Coordinating Web 3 through DAOs, Luis Cuende of Aragon

July 8th, 2020


Luis Cuende, Co-Founder and Core Contributor at Aragon is a self proclaimed ‘Free Software’ lover and hacker. We talk about how DAOs (Decentralised …

How Covid Might Just be the Accelerant for Web 3 Adoption, Ryan Selkis of Messari

July 2nd, 2020


Ryan Selkis, Founder and CEO of Messari, has been at the heart of the crypto ecosystem since 2014 as entrepreneur, investor and journalist / analyst. As an entrepreneur-in-residence at ConsenSys with Joseph Lubin, a …

The Importance of Middleware to Web 3 and The Open Source Movement

June 29th, 2020


Host Jamie talks to Boris Mann, CEO and Co-Founder of Fission who is helping developers build powerful web native apps in Web 3. They discuss what …

The Growth of DAOs, and Importance of Community of Web 3, Lou Kerner of CryptoMondays

June 22nd, 2020


Lou Kerner is Co-Founder and Partner at CryptoMondays. He shares with Jamie his views on how DAOs are evolving and where they are headed. They also …

Diversifying and Densifying the 5Gs Supply Chain with Blockchain, Maria Lema of Weaver Labs

June 22nd, 2020


Maria is an Uruguayan scientist and Web 3 Founder who launched the UK’s first 5G UK Testbed out of Kings College London in 2017 and has run several …

How a Simple Proposal ERC 20 Birthed the ICO Wave & How to Mainstream Web 3, Fabian Vogelsteller of LUKSO

June 15th, 2020


We talk with Fabian Vogelsteller, core contributor to the Ethereum protocol who has created some of the most used and impactful innovations in Web 3 …

Realising The Meta Verse through Virtual Reality & Blockchain, Artur Sychov of Somnium Space

June 15th, 2020


Artur Sychov,Founder & CEO of Somnium Space talks about the convergence of blockchain with AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality) to go well beyond the early visions of Second Life to realise an …

Investing in Web 3 & The Trust Spectrum, Kyle Samani of Multicoin Capital

June 15th, 2020


Kyle Samani, Managing Partner at Multicoin Capital discusses the future of Web 3 with host Jamie, describing it as the most direct way humanity's …

What's going on in the Indian Crypto scene? Nischal Shetty of WazirX

June 3rd, 2020


Nischal Shetty the Founder of WazirX, India's largest crypto exchange, talks about its challenges operating in a restricted business environment, and …

Regulation and innovation in Crypto, Peteris Zilgalvis of The European Commission

June 3rd, 2020


Jamie talks to Peteris Zilgalvis, Head of Digital Single Market & Blockchain European Commission, and long time advocate for the potential of crypto and Web 3 about The Commission’s ‘innovation first’ approach to …

Building startups to further Bitcoin & Self Sovereignty, Jameson Lopp, Co-Founder and CTO of Casa

June 3rd, 2020


Jameson is the archetypal Bitcoiner and Co-Founder & CTO of Casa, a startup dedicated to helping people realise self sovereignty and secure their personal wealth through Bitcoin. We talk about self sovereignty as a …

How to Beat Surveillance Capitalism, Brendan Eich of Brave

June 3rd, 2020


Brendan is Founder and CEO of Brave Browser. As the creator of JavaScript at Netscape in the 90’s he talks about how it’s success and ubiquity alongside cookies and behavioural tracking led to the business model of …

How crypto was ‘made in China', Dovey Wan of Primitive Ventures

June 3rd, 2020


Dovey Wan is a leading VC in Web 3 and has been bridging Silicon Valley to the Asian crypto scene for several years on Twitter and as advisor to Coindesk and Michael Arrington. We talk about her seminal 2018 post …

The role of DAOs in Web 3, Peter Pan of MetaCartel

June 1st, 2020


Peter is community lead at Meta Cartel, an innovative Web 3 ecosystem of creators and operators building decentralized applications (DApps) on …

Building a New Data Economy with Blockchains, Trent McConaghy of Ocean Protocol

May 22nd, 2020


Trent McConaghy, is not only one of the early blockchain entrepreneurs founding several startups in the space, most recently Ocean Protocol, a …

Long-Tail Economics & Mainstreaming Web 3, Eyal Hertzog of Bancor

May 7th, 2020


Eyal Herzog is co-founder of Bancor Network and a serial entrepreneur with decades of startup experience building Web 2 startups with millions of users so knows about building digital products that go mainstream. He …

Onboarding The 99% of Developers Into Web 3, Illia Polosukhin of NEAR

May 7th, 2020


Illia Polosukhin left Google, where he made significant contributions to Google Translate and Tensorflow, to co-found NEAR Protocol. He talks about …

Privacy & Collaborative Learning in Web 3, Can Kisagun of Enigma

May 7th, 2020


Can Kisagun, Co-Founder of Enigma, a cutting edge protocol that allows for ‘secret contracts’, smart contracts that allow for the sharing of secrets …

Finding Purpose in Web 3, Rene Reinsberg of Celo

May 7th, 2020


We discuss the importance of Purpose to mobilise communities in Web 3 with Rene Reinsberg, social entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Celo. He shares Celo’s intense social mission to finally deliver on the decade long …

Scaling a Web 2.5 Unicorn For Enterprise, David Rutter of R3

May 7th, 2020


David Rutter is CEO and Co-Founder of R3, a global blockchain consortium made up of some of the worlds largest financial services companies, founded in 2014, and the first initiative to build momentum behind the …

Timing Innovation in Web 3, Brock Pierce of Block One

May 7th, 2020


Brock Pierce has been at the heart of almost every major innovation and event in Web 3 from being an early investor in and Chairman of The Bitcoin Foundation. He has raised more funding for crypto startups than anyone …

Building a Web 3 Stack From Scratch, Muneeb Ali of Blockstack

May 7th, 2020


Muneeb talks about his journey leaving academia at Princeton to fix what he saw as a broken internet. Initially going through Y Combinator he and his co-founder continued to develop an end-to-end Web 3 stack that went …

Blitzscaling In Web 3, CZ of Binance

May 5th, 2020


CZ Founder of Binance discusses the art of ‘blitzscaling’ to become the largest crypto exchange by trading volume in the world, with millions of …

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