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Kevin Rose presents
Modern Finance breaks down all things bitcoin, cryptocurrency, finance hacks & tips, decentralized finance (DeFi), yield farming, NFTs, robo-investing, and more. Join entrepreneur and technology venture capitalist Kevin Rose as he interviews experts and the entrepreneurs building modern finance tools. Time Magazine calls Kevin one of the "Top 25 Most Influential People on the Web," and Bloomberg lists him as a "Top 25 Angel Investor." Kevin has appeared on the Jimmy Fallon Show, Charlie Rose Show, as well as the print covers of Businessweek and Inc. Magazine.
October 5, 2021
Play-to-Earn Gaming with Yield Guild Games
Yield Guild Games is the DAO that invests in virtual world and blockchain games. Gabby Dizon talks about YGG's Origins in Axie Infinity "Scholarship" program, Governance mechanics in the DAO, and their game of up-and-coming blockchain games.
September 28, 2021
$BACON Coin: Fractionalizing Home Loans on the Blockchain
On this episode, Kevin talks to LoanSnap co-founder and CEO Karl Jacob about how consumers can invest in and receive yields formerly reserved by big banks and governments. They also discuss the tokenization of commercial real estate, how neighbors can pitch in to fractionalize and purchase foreclosed homes, why traditional 30-year mortgages are going away, and how renting might turn into fractional ownership that is liquid 24/7.
September 23, 2021
MoFi Consensus — Keeping NFT assets safe, Frontrunning Opensea Insider Information, Snoop Dogg: I am @CozomoMedici, and Arbitrum.
Punks Comic - Meta Hero vs DAO route Tezzards Art Blocks Subscapes Floors.cafe Snoop Dog is Cozmo Medici Arbitrum - Optimistic rollups
September 16, 2021
Modern Portfolio Construction (crypto+stocks) with Chris Hutchins
Chris Hutchins, the host of the All The Hacks podcast and Head of New Product Strategy at Wealthfront, is back to discuss portfolio construction in the current world of crypto and NFTs. Kevin and Chris also discuss Bitcoin-backed credit cards and a hack to hold crypto in tax-efficient retirement accounts.
August 27, 2021
MoFi Consensus – Art Blocks, H=N NFT platform, Avalanche yield farming, and a $35 NFT Kevin is collecting
Kevin Rose and Feyyaz discuss Art Blocks, The sale of a Fidenza for 777 ETH, A secret NFT platform and $35 NFT, Avalanche Yield Farming, and the Luna Anchor protocol. Art Blocks controversy Hen NFT platform Solana NFTs NFT Artist PAK XCOPY Avalanche yield farming Kevin’s Fidenza Sale Tyler Hobbs interview Luna and Anchor Protocol
August 24, 2021
The Solana Blockchain: Ethereum Killer or Piece of a Larger Puzzle
Anatoly Yakovenko, Founder/CEO of Solana, updates Kevin on the latest advancements of the Solona blockchain. They discuss the development doors opened with lighting fast L1 blockchains like Solana in the finance world. The implications of Neon Labs' deployment of a cross-chain Ethereum virtual Machine on Solana and purpose build Hardware development specifically for blockchains. And, of course, Kevin dives into NFT's on the Solana Blockchain.
August 13, 2021
MoFi Consensus [August 13th] - JPEG Summer
Kevin Rose and DCinvΞstor discuss "JPEG Summer," Wallet security and legacy planning, Kevin's sell and buy strategy with Cryptopunks, as well as his NFT Blockchain archeology.
August 10, 2021
DEAFBEEF and the Craft of Generative Art
Generative audiovisual artist DEAFBEEF joins Kevin to discuss how a childhood love of computer programming and the need to stay busy during the pandemic gave rise to his unique creative vision. DEAFBEEF addresses how the community has allowed him to evolve, why he created a series of NFTs that degrades with each wallet address change, and the plans to bring his work to the analog world.
August 3, 2021
Gaming NFTs and DeFi vs CeFi with Amy Wu
Amy Wu of Lightspeed Venture Partners joins Kevin to cover various topics, including how venture capitalists can add real value to projects. They cover Arbitrum, FTX, Solana, the Metaverse (and why Facebook is showing a keen interest in it), and blockchain games like Axie Infinity.
July 30, 2021
MoFi Consensus – NFT talk with Kevin Rose and Priyanka Desai
Priyanka Desai, VP of Operations at Open Law, joins Kevin on today's Consensus. Open Law powers some of the world's most significant Dow's ou there, including Flamingo Dao. Today, they discuss all things NFT's, including some of the additional access and incentives you receive by owning specific NFTs, The transition from Web 2.0 to Web 3, the positive social-political impact of crypto, and metaverse economics and "flexing" in virtual worlds.
July 27, 2021
The Origins and Future of Aave, The Decentralized Finance Protocol to Lend and Borrow Crypto
This week, Kevin Rose chats with Stani Kulechov, founder of the open-source and non-custodial liquidity protocol Aave. They cover the origins of the project, known initially as ETHLend before rebranding in 2018, and the platform's future, including the possibility of a decentralized Twitter competitor.
July 20, 2021
Zeta - DeFi Options Platform and Solana Season Hackathon Grand Prize Winner
Kevin chats with Tristan, core contributor to the Zeta Platform. Zeta is an under-collateralized DeFi options platform built on the Solana blockchain. The project is also the Grand Prize Winner of the Solana Season Hackathon.
July 16, 2021
MoFi Consensus [July 16th] - Crypto News and NFT Talk w/ Kevin Rose & Feyyaz Alingan
This week Kevin & Feyyaz cover: The THORChain hack, Binance stops stock token sales, Dogecoin founder goes anti-crypto, Jack Dorsey bringing DeFi to Bitcoin, the Damien Hirst hybrid NFT, Chromie Squiggles, and what is Dolce & Gabbana doing with NFTs? LINKS THORChain hack Binance stops stock token sales Dogecoin founders anti-crypto rant Jack Dorsey bringing DeFi to Bitcoin Damien Hirst NFT Chromie Squiggles on 🔥 Dolce & Gabbana getting into NFTs
July 6, 2021
Arweave - Store Data Forever With a New Type of Storage That Backs Data with Perpetual Endowments
Kevin chats with Sam Williams, Founder of Arweave. Arweave is a new type of storage that backs data with sustainable and perpetual endowments, allowing users and developers to truly store data forever – for the very first time. Show notes and links here.
July 2, 2021
MoFi Consensus [July 2nd] - NFT and Crypto Talk w/ Kevin Rose & DCinvestor
This week Kevin & Aftab (@iamDCinvestor) cover the explosion of Art Blocks, NFT avatar mania, Punks Comics, JPG on-chain curation, EIP-1559, the state of DeFi, and more. Show links: MoFi's twitter DCinvestor's twitter Art Blocks Chromie Squiggles Tyler Hobbs - Fidenza Punks Comic JPG on-chain curation EIP-1559 Worldcoin - scan your eyeball to get crypto BlockFi
June 29, 2021
Tyler Hobbs - Designing NFT Generative Art with a Traditional Touch
Pioneering generative artist Tyler Hobbs talks to Kevin about his history, how he mixes his hand drawings with algorithms, the tools he uses, the rare attributes his collectors are excited about, and the other NFT artists he most respects. Full show notes and links here.
June 22, 2021
Terra - Decentralized Stablecoins and The Power of Community with Do Kwon
Terra founder Do Kwon joins Kevin to discuss the importance of a truly decentralized stablecoin, DAI vs. Terra, the anchor protocol, Do's favorite projects, and the importance of community in any project that hopes to succeed for the long haul. Full show notes and links here.
June 18, 2021
MoFi Consensus [June 18th] - Weekly News and Crypto Talk w/ Kevin Rose & Feyyaz Alingan
This week Kevin & Feyyaz cover Solana's hackaton, Sir Tim Berners-Lee web source code NFT, DeFi and traditional bank consolidation, Fidenza ArtBlocks drop, Fanzone football NFT, and more.
June 15, 2021
Universe & xyzDAO - Building a Sustainable NFT Ecosystem with Tyler Ward
Tyler Ward joins Kevin to discuss the Universe Protocol and its xyzDAO, which seek to design an NFT "system that doesn’t live off the backs of artists and creates a sustainable ecosystem for artists and fans alike." Full show notes and links here.
June 11, 2021
MoFi Consensus [June 11th] - Weekly News and Crypto Talk w/ Kevin Rose & Feyyaz Alingan
MoFi Consensus is a weekly news roundup and general crypto chat. This week Kevin riffs with Feyyaz Alingan. They cover El Salvador’s embracing of bitcoin, how to haggle price on NFTs, XDEFI wallet, BlockFi’s insane growth, Satellite the Discord killer, and the $11.75M Sotheby’s Cryptopunk ‘Covid Alien’ sale. Links from this episode: XDEFI Satellite BlockFi