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🎙 From Importing Tiles to Creating Art Blocks: This is Erick Calderon

🎙 From Importing Tiles to Creating Art Blocks: This is Erick Calderon

This episode welcomes Erick Calderon, founder and CEO of Art Blocks. Tune in to hear more about how he started Art Blocks, the curation board, his favorite NFTs, and so much more.

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🎙 New Podcast Episode

Mint Season 6 episode 6 welcomes Erick Calderon, founder and CEO of Artblocks. In this episode we talk about his transition from importing tiles for 19 years to starting art blocks, putting together the platform’s curation board, his favorite NFTs, how he utilizes on-chain data, NFTs on Tezos, music NFTs and more.

Time Stamps

  • 02:27 - Intro

  • 13:17 - Learning How to Code and Starting Art Blocks

  • 17:25 - Reflecting On Your Journey

  • 21:17 - Actions That Made Art Blocks The Brand it is Today

  • 33:57 - Creating the Curation Board

  • 40:46 - How Often Will the Curation Board Be Changed?

  • 44:10 - Understanding Your Creators and Collectors Using On-Chain Data

  • 46:58 - What is Your Favorite Curated Collection?

  • 48:15 - How Do You Feel About NFT Flippers?

  • 51:15 - Thoughts on FXhash and Tezos NFTs

  • 54:27 - How Important is Having NFTs Fully On-Chain?

  • 57:38 - How Do You Feel About Auto-Generated Music?

  • 59:39 - Outro

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Mint with host Adam Levy delivers an exclusive look into how the creators of today are building the communities of tomorrow using web3 primitives like social tokens, DAOs, and NFTs, to name a few.