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🎙 Coop Records Just Raised $10 Million

🎙 Coop Records Just Raised $10 Million

Here’s Cooper Turley’s new $10 million game plan to change the way we invest in music.

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🎙 New Podcast Episode

Mint Season 6 episode 10 welcomes Cooper Turley aka Coopahtroopa who rejoins Mint to debut his new venture Coop Records backed by a $10 million funding round to double on his love for supporting music artists and early-stage crypto startups. I feel like we’re gonna look back at this episode as an iconic moment in his career as he sets the example for what he calls an Artist Seed Round.

Time Stamps

  • 00:43 - Introducing Coop Records

  • 03:57 - Angel Investing

  • 07:41 - Cooper's Investment Thesis

  • 09:21 - Early DeFi Days and Shit Coin Trading

  • 14:10 - How Do You Evaluate Which Creators to Bet On?

  • 19:45 - What Are You Excited to Invest In That Doesn't Exist in Today's Market?

  • 23:40 - The Ideal Artist or Founder to Invest In

  • 25:57 - Cooper”s Vision For the Next 10 Years

  • 28:27 - What is an Artist Seed Round?

  • 33:27 - The Value Of Ownership

  • 36:45 - What is the Average Size Check Artist’s Will Be Getting?

  • 38:31 - How Are You Measuring Success For an Artist?

  • 41:13 - Comparing Coop Records to a Traditional Record Label

  • 45:59 - What is the Current State of Web3 Music?

  • 47:22 - The General Playbook For a New Artist Coming Into the Space Today

  • 49:19 - Thoughts on Free NFTs

  • 56:42 - What is the Music NFT Launchpad?

  • 58:50 - What Does the Curriculum Look Like For New Artists Joining the Cohort?

  • 01:00:45 - How Did You Curate the First Cohort?

  • 01:05:50 - What's Next For Cooper?

  • 01:10:27 - 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.