Modern Finance breaks down all things bitcoin, cryptocurrency, finance hacks & tips, decentralized finance (DeFi), yield farming, NFTs, robo-investing, and more. Join entrepreneur and technology venture capitalist Kevin Rose as he interviews experts and the entrepreneurs building modern finance tools. Time Magazine calls Kevin one of the "Top 25 Most Influential People on the Web," and Bloomberg lists him as a "Top 25 Angel Investor." Kevin has appeared on the Jimmy Fallon Show, Charlie Rose Show, as well as the print covers of Businessweek and Inc. Magazine.
Kevin, Feyyaz, and John cover the rise of Shiba Inu, Olypmus DAO, KLIMA, Abracadabra, Fantom, and the new NFT photo platform Quantum.
Quantum Mint pass
Kevin is joined by Harri and Aaron, aka Divergence, the team that brought you Brotchain -- generative NFT art with bitmaps generated from the Mandelbrot and related Mandelbar, Multibrot, and Burning Ship fractals and rendered entirely by a blockchain contract purely with Solidity code on Ethereum...
Yield Guild Games is the DAO that invests in virtual world and blockchain games. Gabby Dizon talks about YGG's Origins in Axie Infinity "Scholarship" program, Governance mechanics in the DAO, and their game of up-and-coming blockchain games.
On this episode, Kevin talks to LoanSnap co-founder and CEO Karl Jacob about how consumers can invest in and receive yields formerly reserved by big banks and governments. They also discuss the tokenization of commercial real estate, how neighbors can pitch in to fractionalize and purchase foreclosed homes, why traditional 30-year mortgages are going away, and how renting might turn into fractional ownership that is liquid 24/7.
Chris Hutchins, the host of the All The Hacks podcast and Head of New Product Strategy at Wealthfront, is back to discuss portfolio construction in the current world of crypto and NFTs. Kevin and Chris also discuss Bitcoin-backed credit cards and a hack to hold crypto in tax-efficient retirement accounts.
Kevin Rose and Feyyaz discuss Art Blocks, The sale of a Fidenza for 777 ETH, A secret NFT platform and $35 NFT, Avalanche Yield Farming, and the Luna Anchor protocol.
Art Blocks controversy
Hen NFT platform
NFT Artist PAK
Avalanche yield farming
Kevin’s Fidenza Sale
Tyler Hobbs interview
Luna and Anchor Protocol
Anatoly Yakovenko, Founder/CEO of Solana, updates Kevin on the latest advancements of the Solona blockchain. They discuss the development doors opened with lighting fast L1 blockchains like Solana in the finance world. The implications of Neon Labs' deployment of a cross-chain Ethereum virtual Machine on Solana and purpose build Hardware development specifically for blockchains. And, of course, Kevin dives into NFT's on the Solana Blockchain.
Generative audiovisual artist DEAFBEEF joins Kevin to discuss how a childhood love of computer programming and the need to stay busy during the pandemic gave rise to his unique creative vision. DEAFBEEF addresses how the community has allowed him to evolve, why he created a series of NFTs that degrades with each wallet address change, and the plans to bring his work to the analog world.