Rising Up

#008: Arnaud Deffuant - Co-Founder of Drifters NFT on Elrond, the Power of Culture, and the Vision for a Multi-Chain Future

October 01, 2022 Faceless Labs Episode 8
#008: Arnaud Deffuant - Co-Founder of Drifters NFT on Elrond, the Power of Culture, and the Vision for a Multi-Chain Future
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#008: Arnaud Deffuant - Co-Founder of Drifters NFT on Elrond, the Power of Culture, and the Vision for a Multi-Chain Future
Oct 01, 2022 Episode 8
Faceless Labs

On this episode, Mack & Alex talk with Arnaud Deffuant, co-founder of Drifters, about his project, Elrond blockchain, the importance of focus, and how culture--more than technical explanations-- will spur adoption.

1:43 Arnaud introduction
2:43 Crypto is not an industry defined by a skill set, it is a movement
4:02 You don’t need to be technical to build
8:26 Blockchain adoption will happen by solving real-world problems 
12:27 “What gives you purpose?” Building a real life eco-village: Drifters NFT, Aevitas, and Driftopia
16:08 "Trying to do too many things is the best way to fuck up everything"
21:54 Builders balancing buzzwords, hype, and ambition with realistic expectations 
29:06 Elrond network “a niche within a niche”
32:08 Migrating blockchains: bridging drifters from Ethereum to Elrond
36:26 The future is multi-chain
43:55 Herotags vs. ENS Domains and a shameless ask for sponsorship
45:05 Speculating on the future of Elrond—innovations in payments and money
50:45 Should Elrond focus more on the US?
54:50 Constructive criticism for Elrond and the second-hardest job in the world
1:01:15 Shoutout to Drifters/Aevitas and what’s coming next?

Enjoy!

SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/c/FacelessLabs


🎙️ABOUT RISING UP 🎙️
Join the team at Faceless Labs behind the scenes of the wild and wonderful world of cryptocurrency. Each episode features engaging conversations with the movers and shakers of web3. Named for the mission of Faceless Labs and the rallying cry of the Faceless Many, everything we do is about helping everyday people leverage the power of blockchain technology to "Rise Up" and rewrite their financial future. We're building a movement, and you're invited, on the Official Podcast of the Financial Revolution!

👉Become a guest or sponsor: hallo@facelesscrypto.com

FOLLOW OUR HOSTS:
👋 Mack Lorden: https://macklorden.info
🚁 Alex Popovic: https://alexpopovic.info
☮️ Evan Mann: https://linktr.ee/conversationswithevan
🧱 Michael Shoup: @michaelshoup
🕵️ Mihir Kothapally: @mehere114
🧑‍🏫 Joe Devine: @highimpacttrdg


🧬ABOUT FACELESS LABS 🧬
Faceless Labs is a top web3 consulting agency and community incubator empowering crypto enthusiasts at all levels of experience with education, organization, and opportunities. We believe all people are the Many, and that the Many will Rise Up together.

👉Website: https://www.facelesscrypto.com
👉 Discord: https://discord.com/invite/themany
👉 Twitter: https://twitter.com/faceless_labs
👉Medium: https://medium.com/@FacelessLabs
👉 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/face...

🤝CONSULTING 🤝
If you're a business owner or artist looking to launch an NFT series or metaverse experience, we can help you plan and execute storytelling, utility, design, culture, community management, sales & marketing, and blockchain tech for your project.

👉Get in touch: hallo@facelesscrypto.com


✊🔥ABOUT THE FACELESS MANY🔥✊
8064 epic characters who represent the hero in all of us. Holding a Faceless Many NFT earns you $REVP (revPoints), which can be used in our marketplace to purchase virtually anything. TFM, the Faceless Allies, and the AI generated Villains of our Story, the Corrupted, are your ticket to the Financial Revolution. Get yours and Rise Up today!

👉Website: https://thefacelessmany.com
👉 Discord: https://discord.com/invite/themany
👉 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thefacelessmany
👉 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/face...

Official Collections:
✅ https://www.frameit.gg/landing/thefac...
✅ https://xoxno.com/collection

Disclaimer:
Faceless Labs is not licensed to give financial or legal advice. Nothing on this channel should be construed as financial or legal advice. These videos are for educational and entertainment purposes only.

Show Notes

On this episode, Mack & Alex talk with Arnaud Deffuant, co-founder of Drifters, about his project, Elrond blockchain, the importance of focus, and how culture--more than technical explanations-- will spur adoption.

1:43 Arnaud introduction
2:43 Crypto is not an industry defined by a skill set, it is a movement
4:02 You don’t need to be technical to build
8:26 Blockchain adoption will happen by solving real-world problems 
12:27 “What gives you purpose?” Building a real life eco-village: Drifters NFT, Aevitas, and Driftopia
16:08 "Trying to do too many things is the best way to fuck up everything"
21:54 Builders balancing buzzwords, hype, and ambition with realistic expectations 
29:06 Elrond network “a niche within a niche”
32:08 Migrating blockchains: bridging drifters from Ethereum to Elrond
36:26 The future is multi-chain
43:55 Herotags vs. ENS Domains and a shameless ask for sponsorship
45:05 Speculating on the future of Elrond—innovations in payments and money
50:45 Should Elrond focus more on the US?
54:50 Constructive criticism for Elrond and the second-hardest job in the world
1:01:15 Shoutout to Drifters/Aevitas and what’s coming next?

Enjoy!

SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/c/FacelessLabs


🎙️ABOUT RISING UP 🎙️
Join the team at Faceless Labs behind the scenes of the wild and wonderful world of cryptocurrency. Each episode features engaging conversations with the movers and shakers of web3. Named for the mission of Faceless Labs and the rallying cry of the Faceless Many, everything we do is about helping everyday people leverage the power of blockchain technology to "Rise Up" and rewrite their financial future. We're building a movement, and you're invited, on the Official Podcast of the Financial Revolution!

👉Become a guest or sponsor: hallo@facelesscrypto.com

FOLLOW OUR HOSTS:
👋 Mack Lorden: https://macklorden.info
🚁 Alex Popovic: https://alexpopovic.info
☮️ Evan Mann: https://linktr.ee/conversationswithevan
🧱 Michael Shoup: @michaelshoup
🕵️ Mihir Kothapally: @mehere114
🧑‍🏫 Joe Devine: @highimpacttrdg


🧬ABOUT FACELESS LABS 🧬
Faceless Labs is a top web3 consulting agency and community incubator empowering crypto enthusiasts at all levels of experience with education, organization, and opportunities. We believe all people are the Many, and that the Many will Rise Up together.

👉Website: https://www.facelesscrypto.com
👉 Discord: https://discord.com/invite/themany
👉 Twitter: https://twitter.com/faceless_labs
👉Medium: https://medium.com/@FacelessLabs
👉 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/face...

🤝CONSULTING 🤝
If you're a business owner or artist looking to launch an NFT series or metaverse experience, we can help you plan and execute storytelling, utility, design, culture, community management, sales & marketing, and blockchain tech for your project.

👉Get in touch: hallo@facelesscrypto.com


✊🔥ABOUT THE FACELESS MANY🔥✊
8064 epic characters who represent the hero in all of us. Holding a Faceless Many NFT earns you $REVP (revPoints), which can be used in our marketplace to purchase virtually anything. TFM, the Faceless Allies, and the AI generated Villains of our Story, the Corrupted, are your ticket to the Financial Revolution. Get yours and Rise Up today!

👉Website: https://thefacelessmany.com
👉 Discord: https://discord.com/invite/themany
👉 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thefacelessmany
👉 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/face...

Official Collections:
✅ https://www.frameit.gg/landing/thefac...
✅ https://xoxno.com/collection

Disclaimer:
Faceless Labs is not licensed to give financial or legal advice. Nothing on this channel should be construed as financial or legal advice. These videos are for educational and entertainment purposes only.