Levy’s Newsletter
🎙 Nass: From Graffiti Artist to Rebelling Web2 at a16z

🎙 Nass: From Graffiti Artist to Rebelling Web2 at a16z

Nass, Chief Information Security Officer at a16z, joins Mint to share why sub-communities will either make or break your NFT project.

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🎙 New Podcast Episode

Mint Season 5 episode 14 welcomes Nass, Chief Information Security Officer at a16z, who joins Mint to share his life as an early graffiti artist, to leading Facebook’s crypto arm, and now building his NFT side hustle, Rebels.

In this episode, we discuss: 

  • 00:07 - Intro

  • 04:24 - Most Common Security Vulnerabilities NFT Projects Adopt

  • 06:42 - Lessons Learned While Building Facebook's Crypto Arm

  • 15:55 - What is Rebels?

  • 18:11 - Rebel's Innovative NFT Features

  • 29:58 - Building a Multi-dimensional NFT Project

  • 33:47 - How To Show Off That You Own an Audio NFT?

  • 47:00 - How Did You Get Into Graffiti Art?

  • 48:41 - Building Hype: How To Build a Die Hard NFT Community

  • 58:30 - Outro

I hope you enjoy our conversation.

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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.