Chris Torres is an artist and creator of Nyan Cat, one of the most popular memes in internet history. Vangeli Gelekas is currently building the largest NFT (Non-Fungible Tokens) artist community on the web and helping artists leave the constraints of...
Chris Torres is an artist and creator of Nyan Cat, one of the most popular memes in internet history. Vangeli Gelekas is currently building the largest NFT (Non-Fungible Tokens) artist community on the web and helping artists leave the constraints of corporate commissions behind through NFTs.
On this episode, Chris and Van deep dive into NFT's and how the ownership of digital assets is going to change the world as we know it. They talk about the community of artists that currently make up their section of the NFT economy, how the average Joe can get into this world, why transactions are made via cryptocurrency, and more. This is is an episode you may want to listen to more than once, enjoy!
Follow Chris on Twitter: www.Twitter.com/FortWorthChris
Learn more about Chris Powers and Fort Capital: www.FortCapitalLP.com
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Chris Torres on Twitter: www.Twitter.com/PRguitarman
Vangeli Gelekas on Twitter: www.Twitter.com/NetGenius
(02:36) - What is an NFT? (Non-Fungible Token)
(04:35) - How did you get into this space?
(07:29) - Where are the best communities for NFTs?
(09:21) - Is an NFT only digital or can it be for physical assets?
(10:52) - If everybody has a screenshot of a piece of art, how is it really that valuable?
(12:37) - What is Nyan Cat?
(14:10) - How can you monetize Nyan Cat & NFTs?
(15:06) - Why Screenshotting the NFT is What We Want
(18:04) - If I buy Nyan Cat, what do I do with it?
(19:44) - How Much Chris Sold Nyan Cat For
(20:46) - Who’s buying NFTs right now?
(26:18) - How do I join the community?
(28:58) - Is there a leader of this community like Shitoshi in Bitcoin?
(31:07) - How does the average Joe get into this world with respect?
(40:11) - How do you create the NFT and get it on the Blockchain?
(44:13) - If I buy Nyan Cat, can I ask you never to sell another one or how does the ownership work?
(50:06) - Do you have to display the purchased art anywhere to build momentum? What happens if you don’t?
(55:45) - Do NFTs only live on ETH?
(58:05) - The Transition from Physical Asset Value to Digital Asset Value
(59:42) - Could we turn this podcast episode into an NFT?
(1:01:21) - Can there be fractional ownership of NFTs?
(1:04:08) - Where can I go look at NFT freak’s art?
(1:05:47) - How did y’all meet each other?
(1:08:25) - Chris, why are you doing this?
(1:14:02) - Wrap-Up: What do you want people to take away from this episode if they came in with zero knowledge about this space?
The FORT with Chris Powers is produced by Straight Up Podcasts