Episodes

Robin Arzón, Founder of Swagger Society: Cultivating a Web3 Community for Go-Getters
May 09, 2023x
12
00:26:1118 MB

Robin Arzón, Founder of Swagger Society: Cultivating a Web3 Community for Go-Getters

How can the limits of community building in Web2 be overcome with Web3 technology? This week, our guest on Web 2.5 is Robin Arzón, a former lawyer turned ultra-marathon runner and global fitness leader who currently serves as the VP of Fitness Programming and Head Instructor at Peloton. In additio...

Sandy Carter, Unstoppable: Building Your Web3 Digital Identity
May 02, 2023x
11
00:27:4619.09 MB

Sandy Carter, Unstoppable: Building Your Web3 Digital Identity

Have you ever wanted a universal username that serves as your login to the decentralized web? This week, our guest on Web 2.5 is Sandy Carter, the COO and Head of Business Development at Unstoppable, a digital identity platform. With an Unstoppable domain (e.g., Sandy.nft), you get a universal user...

Kit Codik, Liquid Collections: Bringing Web3 to Wines & Spirits
April 25, 2023x
10
00:41:0128.19 MB

Kit Codik, Liquid Collections: Bringing Web3 to Wines & Spirits

How could the blockchain bring new capabilities to the beverage / alcohol industry This week, our guest on Web 2.5 is Kit Codik, the Founder and CEO of Liquid Collections, a web3-powered wine and spirits platform. Kit is a serial entrepreneur with three decades of operating and investing experience...

Sam West, Mars: Unlocking Brand Value via Web3-Enabled Programs
April 18, 2023x
9
00:31:2921.64 MB

Sam West, Mars: Unlocking Brand Value via Web3-Enabled Programs

What value does a large global CPG company see with web3 technology? This week, our guest on Web 2.5 is Sam West, the Senior Global Marketing Manager of Web3 at Mars. In her role, Sam explores the transformational opportunities that web3 can unlock for Mars Pet Nutrition brands. She leverages the M...

Tom McLeod, Arkive: Building a Participatory Museum
April 11, 2023x
8
00:44:2730.55 MB

Tom McLeod, Arkive: Building a Participatory Museum

What if the Smithsonian was owned and curated by the Internet? This week, our guest on Web 2.5 is Tom McLeod, the Founder and Executive Director of Arkive, a decentralized, democratized, and participatory museum. Arkive’s goal is to flip the script on how society thinks about museums, art, and who ...

David Rodolitz, Flyfish Club: Building a Members-Only Dining Club
April 04, 2023x
7
00:47:1232.44 MB

David Rodolitz, Flyfish Club: Building a Members-Only Dining Club

What would you get if you combined the exclusivity of NYC’s famed Rao’s restaurant, the members-only programming from Soho House, and the power of the blockchain via NFTs? This week, our guest on Web 2.5 is David Rodolitz, the Founder and CEO of Flyfish Club, an NFT-enabled members-only private din...

Chika Uwazie, Afropolitan: Building an On-Chain Nation
March 28, 2023x
6
00:36:4325.23 MB

Chika Uwazie, Afropolitan: Building an On-Chain Nation

There have been many communities built on-chain. But what would it mean for there to be an on-chain nation? This week, our guest on Web 2.5 is Chika Uwazie, the Co-Founder of Afropolitan, a digital nation with a mission of enabling all Africans to build and live abundant lives. Afropolitan took ins...

Jasmine Xu, Bitski: Simplifying the Crypto Wallet Experience
March 21, 2023x
5
00:37:1425.59 MB

Jasmine Xu, Bitski: Simplifying the Crypto Wallet Experience

Why does a crypto wallet have to be so complicated and so confusing? This week, our guest on Web 2.5 is Jasmine Xu, the Head of Product at Bitski, the self-described NFT wallet for everyone. Crypto wallets are one-stop shops to buy, sell, transfer, and collect cryptocurrencies and NFTs. And Bitski ...

Lin Dai, OneOf: Connecting Fans to Iconic Brands, Artists, and Athletes
March 14, 2023x
4
00:33:4423.19 MB

Lin Dai, OneOf: Connecting Fans to Iconic Brands, Artists, and Athletes

How can web3 technology better connect fans to their favorite brands, artists, and athletes? This week, our guest on Web 2.5 is Lin Dai, the Co-Founder and CEO of OneOf, a mass-consumer web3 company connecting the next 100M non-crypto native fans to iconic brands, artists, and athletes. OneOf’s tec...