154. News: Meta is late to the NFT party as OpenSea faces competition

Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain and Crypto. Tune in now to find out more about:

  • Facebook and Instagram are reportedly exploring plans to make, showcase, and sell NFTs, while Twitter debuted their new hexagonal NFT avatars
  • One Day After Launch, OpenSea Competitor LooksRare Sells Over $100M in NFTs
  • Big month for play-to-earn in the global south – big wins for Nestcoin, Carry1st, and YGG’s India subDAO
  • Web3 ‘Proof of attendance’ startup raises $10M to mint shared memories as NFTs
  • China’s Digital Yuan Captures $8.3B in Payments Over 6 Months

And much more!

Simon and Cuy are joined by some fantastic guests:

  • Cristiano Teixeira, Founder of Sandclock
  • Elizabeth Teixeira, COO at Sandclock
  • Chris Maddern, Co-Founder of Button

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Special Guests: Chris Maddern, Cristiano Teixeira, and Elizabeth Teixeira.

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