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🎙 Richard Chen on Venture Capital and Data-Driven Community Building

🎙 Richard Chen on Venture Capital and Data-Driven Community Building

Richard Chen, a general partner at 1Confirmation and a top dune wizard, joins season 6 to share some insights on blockchain data, community building, and venture capital.

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🎙 New Podcast Episode

Mint Season 6 episode 15 welcomes Richard Chen, general partner at 1Confirmation and a dune top wizard. For the next half hour we discuss all things venture investing, where data meets the creator economy, music NFTs, building a successful community, and so much more.

I hope you guys enjoy our conversation.

Time Stamps

  • 00:08 - Intro

  • 02:05 - Crypto Startups at Universities

  • 05:26 - Balancing Data and Privacy

  • 06:29 - How a VC Can Use On-Chain Data For Investments

  • 08:14 - Understanding the Web3 Creator Economy

  • 09:33 - A Crypto-Enabled Music Industry

  • 12:01 - Whats Preventing Music NFTs From Getting to that Next Phase?

  • 13:31 - A Breakthrough Artist in Web3

  • 15:45 - The Overlap Between On-Chain Data and the Creator Economy as a Whole

  • 17:18 - Metrics to Measure the Success of a Community

  • 18:04 - Things to Look For When Collecting an NFT

  • 20:21 - Data Products’ Role in Web3

  • 21:09 - Richard’s Investing History

  • 23:12 - Building a Successful Community

  • 24:36 - Debatable Thoughts in the World of Crypto

  • 26:37 - Thoughts on Web3 Social Applications, New Social Graphs, Etc.

  • 28:10 - Web2 Social Versus Web3 Social

  • 32:25 - 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.