Why are tokens valuable?

“Why would anyone buy a token?” Take an inside look at the source of value behind Web3’s most valuable assets.

Web3 IP: Where to next?

The NFT industry has rapidly matured due to a confluence of adverse macro conditions and a lack of catalysts for innovation. The question that arises now is: what’s the next step?

What could tokenised generative AI look like?

Generative AI is evolving at such a rapid pace; a pace that is only accelerating and is more rapid than our human minds can reasonably comprehend. What we would once consider distant-future-sci-fi capabilities, are being realised today. This technology is both promising and worrying; in the hands of the few (as opposed to the hands […]

What’s the Utility of your Token?

A well-designed token needs to provide value through the right incentives to all stakeholders, meaningful integration into the product or protocol, and be effectively distributed.

Bonding Curves and SuperPowered Tokens

In the first part of this two part series, we looked at bonding curves: how they work and some of their variations. Let us examine how they may be used in conjunction with other gamified mechanisms to maximise the odds of healthy governance, and attract participants with novel economic games.

How can bonding curves help align DAO stakeholders?

When it comes to token-based governance, there are many different ways of placing tokens in the hands of the community. Let’s dive into one often-overlooked method and how it can tighten alignment across stakeholders.

NFT or fungible token: which is right for me?

Web3-native teams often ask themselves whether they should issue an NFT or a fungible token. We’ve written this to guide you through the pros and cons of each and everything in between.

Does your product need a token?

Many founders adopting Web3 technologies wonder whether a token is right for them. So we’ve written a quick explainer to help guide you through.

Switching from Web2 to Web3

Listen to a riveting conversation about Oleg’s transnational journey through to how SweatCoin is transforming incentives around exercise.

veGood, veBad, and veUgly

One of the biggest DeFi narratives of2022 has been the ‘ve’ (“vote-escrow”) token model. The first of a series, this article provides an overview of the ‘ve’ token model, some of its constraints, and some pointers towards an improved model.

Token design and data storage meet IPFS

First to introduce the P2P concept was Napster: a central service that connected people who had specific music files with others seeking said specific files. However, Napster was held liable for copyright infringement, and was shut down soon after.  Inspired by the vision and adequately informed about the censorship liability of centralization, distributed protocols such […]

NFT Innovation, with Nate Alex of Secret Project Team

On this episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we are joined by Nate Alex, creator of ChainFaces, and CMO of Secret Project a group working towards innovation on-chain and combining new systems with social experiments and market mechanisms with a goal to continually build fresh experiences through NFTs. Today, Jamie Burke and Nate return to chat […]

Tokens Inside NFTs, with Ben Lakoff of Charged Particles

On this week’s episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we’re talking to Ben Lakoff, Co-Founder of Charged Particles, a new protocol that allows users to put digital assets inside NFTs – ERC20, ERC721 or ERC1155 – giving creators the power to utilise ‘nested’ NFTs. Ben and Jamie Burke discuss Ben’s background and origin, DeFi intersecting the […]