Web 3 can open up opportunities for marginalized groups, but it's not a silver bullet, says one leading NFT artist ahead of CoinDesk's Consensus festival.
Interviews with speakers shaping the conversation at Web 3's biggest event.
Meet the 30-year-old Venezuelan founder of FlickPlay, a hot social metaverse platform. Merino will appear at CoinDesk's Consensus festival.
He explained Bitcoin to Barack Obama and ran one of the first election campaigns emphasizing crypto. He says Congress needs more people who understand science and technology.
She's a crypto OG. Stylish. Unapologetic. And a priestess of her own cult. Demirors is a speaker at CoinDesk's Consensus festival in June.
Meet the co-founder of Star Atlas, one of the most ambitious games in blockchain. You just have to get through the security first.
How might concerts work in the metaverse? And what even is the metaverse, anyway? Ahead of her panel at CoinDesk’s Consensus festival, Water & Music founder Cherie Hu pins it down.
On building the Stoner Cats and Gimmicks NFT franchises. McInerney is a speaker at CoinDesk's Consensus festival in June.
The cofounder of NFT Now on distinguishing between hits and rugpulls. Medved is a speaker at CoinDesk's Consensus festival in June.
Amy Wu leads ventures, M&A and gaming at cryptocurrency exchange FTX. She's a speaker at CoinDesk's Consensus festival this June.
The co-founder of Lolli on why New York is behind Miami in attracting crypto startups and how brands can use bitcoin to win more customers. Adelman is a speaker at CoinDesk's Consensus festival in June.
"I keep my money in crypto. It’s easier to store money there," says WSB's co-founder. Rogozinski will appear at CoinDesk's Consensus festival in June.
The former head of 3D design at Nike now makes mind-bending digital art. He's a speaker at CoinDesk's Consensus festival this June.
Bajwa once got wise advice from a mentor: To be valuable to your venture firm, you must have “domain expertise that no one else has.”
Twitter and video games were just a stepping stone for Derek Schloss into crypto. Five years later, the leading VC makes good on his "big unlock."
The founder of the badass Women With Weapons franchise tells how she made it and what comes next. Baumann is a speaker at CoinDesk's Consensus Festival.
SBF is 30 and his company, FTX, is everywhere. He'll be appearing at CoinDesk's Consensus festival in June.
The Wyoming senator, a speaker at CoinDesk's Consensus festival, holds plenty of BTC and champions crypto whenever she can.
The chief metaverse officer of Futures Intelligence Group has worked in metaverse-related fields for nearly a decade – i.e. since the dawn of meta-time.
Levy, a speaker at the Consensus festival, was an early investor in NBA Top Shot, a catalyst for the NFT boom. Now he runs Flowty, an NFT lending platform.
The founder of the JUMP community token, a speaker at Consensus 2022, on how Web 3 will change branding and empower communities to buy brands themselves.
Emma Rose Bienvenu uses her legal background to help startups navigate crypto regulations.
The rapper, a speaker at CoinDesk’s festival in June, talks about music NFTs, building the Zora community and why gas fees are still worth it.
The chess grandmaster, a speaker at CoinDesk's Consensus festival in June, expects a basket of coins to replace the dollar within a decade.