Rising Up

019 - DIY Web3 Marketplaces for NFT Projects & the Metaverse with NFTify and Monark Market

January 20, 2023 Faceless Labs / Nikita Ngan Nguyen & Michael Shoup Episode 19
019 - DIY Web3 Marketplaces for NFT Projects & the Metaverse with NFTify and Monark Market
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Rising Up
019 - DIY Web3 Marketplaces for NFT Projects & the Metaverse with NFTify and Monark Market
Jan 20, 2023 Episode 19
Faceless Labs / Nikita Ngan Nguyen & Michael Shoup

Just as every ecommerce entrepreneur has a storefront, every NFT project and Metaverse creator need a place to do business. Nikita Ngan Nguyen (NFTify) and Michael Shoup (Monark, the Faceless Many) explain how users can benefit from the solutions they're building, discuss pain points of the web3 user experience, and explore solutions/use cases with host, Evan Mann.

1:32  Nikita’s intro – from IT to crypto (also, she’s world-class Salsa dancer—wen metaverse dance party?)
5:32 Her epic crypto journey: from an ICO for a literal goldmine to NFTify
13:21 What problems does NFTify solve for customers? “The Wix of Web3” for branded NFT Marketplaces, lowering barriers-to-entry for anyone interested in blockchain
17:05 Monark as a case-study: building a marketplace to attract creators to the metaverse
18:34 Why marketplaces?
21:55 Why anyone building in web3 might need a DIY marketplace 
26:05 “We move way beyond JPEGs”: Exciting NFT use cases
 28:36 The stepping stones to move from web2 to web3 (ease-of-use, integrated payments, custodial wallets)
30:45 What kinds of things will people want to verify ownership of in the metaverse?
34:27 “Most value in the world is non-tangible and non-fungible”
37:20 “My grandfather had Alzheimer’s”: why Michael will be the first to get a brain-computer interface
39:08 Why collaboration is key in web3: Discussing the synergy between Monark and NFTify in a bear market
43:59 Building a sustainable, successful business in “the capital of capitalism,” the US
45:55 How to follow NFTify and the ecosystem they’re building
47:35 How to join Michael’s ragtag mission to unite metaverse creators
50:55 “Life is a journey to find truth”: working in tech without losing touch with our humanity
53:24 To watch: Snowcrash (novel/film) and We Met in Virtual Reality (documentary)
55:06 Audience Q&A
1:00:51 Closing thoughts: get in touch with Nikita on LinkedIn;

https://nftify.network
https://monark.market

TWITTER
@nftify_official
@madebymonark

LINKEDIN
https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikitangannguyen

RISE UP!✊🔥
__

SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/c/FacelessLabs
👉 Guest or sponsor: hallo@facelesslabs.io

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 and opportunities. We believe all people are the Many, and that the Many will Rise Up together.

👉Website: https://www.facelesslabs.io
👉 Discord: https://discord.com/invite/themany
👉 Twitter: https://twitter.com/faceless_labs

🤝CONSULTING 🤝
Looking to learn about or launch an NFT series? A metaverse experience? Reach out! We can help plan and execute storytelling, utility, design, culture, community management, sales, marketing, and blockchain for you.


✊🔥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!

✅ https://beacons.ai/thefacelessmany

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

Just as every ecommerce entrepreneur has a storefront, every NFT project and Metaverse creator need a place to do business. Nikita Ngan Nguyen (NFTify) and Michael Shoup (Monark, the Faceless Many) explain how users can benefit from the solutions they're building, discuss pain points of the web3 user experience, and explore solutions/use cases with host, Evan Mann.

1:32  Nikita’s intro – from IT to crypto (also, she’s world-class Salsa dancer—wen metaverse dance party?)
5:32 Her epic crypto journey: from an ICO for a literal goldmine to NFTify
13:21 What problems does NFTify solve for customers? “The Wix of Web3” for branded NFT Marketplaces, lowering barriers-to-entry for anyone interested in blockchain
17:05 Monark as a case-study: building a marketplace to attract creators to the metaverse
18:34 Why marketplaces?
21:55 Why anyone building in web3 might need a DIY marketplace 
26:05 “We move way beyond JPEGs”: Exciting NFT use cases
 28:36 The stepping stones to move from web2 to web3 (ease-of-use, integrated payments, custodial wallets)
30:45 What kinds of things will people want to verify ownership of in the metaverse?
34:27 “Most value in the world is non-tangible and non-fungible”
37:20 “My grandfather had Alzheimer’s”: why Michael will be the first to get a brain-computer interface
39:08 Why collaboration is key in web3: Discussing the synergy between Monark and NFTify in a bear market
43:59 Building a sustainable, successful business in “the capital of capitalism,” the US
45:55 How to follow NFTify and the ecosystem they’re building
47:35 How to join Michael’s ragtag mission to unite metaverse creators
50:55 “Life is a journey to find truth”: working in tech without losing touch with our humanity
53:24 To watch: Snowcrash (novel/film) and We Met in Virtual Reality (documentary)
55:06 Audience Q&A
1:00:51 Closing thoughts: get in touch with Nikita on LinkedIn;

https://nftify.network
https://monark.market

TWITTER
@nftify_official
@madebymonark

LINKEDIN
https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikitangannguyen

RISE UP!✊🔥
__

SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/c/FacelessLabs
👉 Guest or sponsor: hallo@facelesslabs.io

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 and opportunities. We believe all people are the Many, and that the Many will Rise Up together.

👉Website: https://www.facelesslabs.io
👉 Discord: https://discord.com/invite/themany
👉 Twitter: https://twitter.com/faceless_labs

🤝CONSULTING 🤝
Looking to learn about or launch an NFT series? A metaverse experience? Reach out! We can help plan and execute storytelling, utility, design, culture, community management, sales, marketing, and blockchain for you.


✊🔥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!

✅ https://beacons.ai/thefacelessmany

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.