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"Wall Street Bets Taught Me to Have Faith in the Collective Intelligence:" WSB Founder Jaime Rogozinski

"Wall Street Bets Taught Me to Have Faith in the Collective Intelligence:" WSB Founder Jaime Rogozinski

In this week’s episode, I interview Jaime Rogozinski, founder of Wall Street Bets, the famous Reddit trading group which earlier this year organized to push up the price of heavily shorted stocks like Gamestop and AMC to create a short squeeze, which had the double benefit of amplifying the group’s gains and screwing over big hedge funds. Jaime goes…
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NFT Profile Pics on Twitter: Will @Jack’s DeFi Move be a Game Changer?

NFT Profile Pics on Twitter: Will @Jack’s DeFi Move be a Game Changer?

A growing category of social media users now prefers using cartoons rather than their own photos to identify themselves online. They especially like cartoons that are as unique as their real faces.  Non-fungible token (NFT) technology makes it easy for a person to know they are the only person who owns such an image. The…
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Non Fungible Debt Positions with JPEG'd

Non Fungible Debt Positions with JPEG'd

JPEG'd is a new project that will allow NFT owners to deposit their NFTs as collateral into a vault and be able to take out a loan in PUSd.
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Startup Icon AngelList Embraces DeFi by Opening Site to USDC

Startup Icon AngelList Embraces DeFi by Opening Site to USDC

Add AngelList to the ever-lengthening list of mainstream tech outfits going crypto. On Tuesday it started letting investors use USDC-enabled funds on its site.  It’s a significant move. For the last decade, AngelList’s online bulletin board for angel investors and job-seekers has made it a valuable utility in the U.S. startup scene by playing matchmaker…
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This Minivan Won't Let You Down: How Jay Pegs’ NFT Gave Birth to an Absurd Universe

This Minivan Won't Let You Down: How Jay Pegs’ NFT Gave Birth to an Absurd Universe

I was told there would be explosions. There haven't been any explosions, though, unless you count blown minds. As everyone else in the NFT space heralds a new era in art history, a loose crew of about 10 degens took over Crypto Twitter for a week, recruiting an army of memesters to pitch the world…
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New York’s Downtown Art Scene Embraces NFTs with Online Auction Site

New York’s Downtown Art Scene Embraces NFTs with Online Auction Site

If Jean-Michel Basquiat were still alive, he probably would have loved NFTs. And the American painter who captured the hip-hop, graffiti zeitgeist of 1980s’ New York probably would have been all over a new venture called ArtOfficial. Backed by serial entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk and developed by art dealer Vito Schnabel, the venture is billed as…
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NFTx Wants to Beat Opensea but How Are They Going to Do That? Deep Dive.

NFTx Wants to Beat Opensea but How Are They Going to Do That? Deep Dive.

NFTX is a platform for making ERC20 tokens that are backed by NFT collectibles.
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OpenSea’s Struggles Embolden Rivals with New Ways to Play Booming NFT Market

OpenSea’s Struggles Embolden Rivals with New Ways to Play Booming NFT Market

The insider buying scandal at OpenSea has hit just as a crop of rivals are circling the NFT marketplace leader.  On Sept. 15, a startup called NFTX launched what it called “the world’s most liquid decentralized marketplace,” meaning the exchange operates “on chain.” It also permits buyers and sellers to make deals without the need…
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EBay Has BitBoy But Its ‘Strange’ NFT Strategy Risks Missing a Boom for the Ages

EBay Has BitBoy But Its ‘Strange’ NFT Strategy Risks Missing a Boom for the Ages

NFTs are huge here in crypto, but the old web is not sure. Digital collectibles on the blockchain have captured the imagination of crypto heads and attracted hundreds of millions of dollars in investments. Players ranging from the Walt Disney Co. to Super Bowl champion quarterback Tom Brady are embracing their revolutionary marketing potential. Newcomers…
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OpenSea Vows to Probe 'Incredibly Disappointing' Insider NFT Buys

OpenSea Vows to Probe 'Incredibly Disappointing' Insider NFT Buys

OpenSea, the world’s biggest NFT marketplace with $100M in daily volume, just learned a painful lesson — inside information can lead to unscrupulous trading by employees. Devin Finzer, OpenSea’s co-founder and CEO, said in a blog post Wednesday that an employee purchased “items” ahead of their public listing on the auction site’s front page. With…