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2024-05-29
#175 - LUCA NETZ
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Luca Netz
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About the episode

Luca is the CEO of the ⁠Pudgy Penguins⁠. Pudgy Penguins is one of the two or three most successful PFP NFT collections in the world by floor price and volume. Since dropping out of high school, Luca has become a serial entrepreneur and successful internet marketer who has built multiple e-commerce businesses. Follow Luca on X ⁠@LucaNetz⁠.

0:00 - How an entrepreneurial mindset allowed Luca to experience early success in brand building, e-commerce, and NFTs
9:35 - Luca’s entrance into crypto and his fundamental beliefs about the industry
14:13 - The importance of self-awareness and building the right team for Pudgy Penguins
20:14 - The unique properties of building in Web3
26:29 - Luca’s experience building alongside the Pudgy Penguins community
30:56 - The pros and cons of being a Non-Founder CEO
34:26 - Why Luca believes IP is the most valuable part of NFTs
39:55 - The current state of NFTs at large
42:37 - The future of IP, NFTs, and crypto's impact on value

For more episodes, go to ⁠⁠podofjake.com⁠⁠.

Previous guests include ⁠⁠Mark Cuban⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Vitalik Buterin⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Brian Armstrong⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Balaji Srinivasan⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Keith⁠⁠ ⁠⁠Rabois⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Ali Spagnola⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Anthony Pompliano⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Raoul Pal⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Julia Galef⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Jack Butcher⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Tim Draper⁠⁠, and over 100 others alike. Learn from founders and CEOs of companies like ⁠⁠OpenAI⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Coinbase⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Solana⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Polygon⁠⁠, ⁠⁠AngelList⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Oura⁠⁠⁠, and ⁠⁠Replit⁠⁠, and investors from ⁠⁠Founders⁠⁠ ⁠⁠Fund⁠⁠, ⁠⁠a16z⁠⁠, ⁠⁠Union Square Ventures⁠⁠, and many more. I appreciate your support and hope you enjoy.

Thanks to ⁠⁠⁠Chase Devens⁠⁠⁠ for the show notes and ⁠⁠⁠Yiction⁠⁠⁠ for the music.

Lastly, I love hearing from fans of the pod. Feel free to email me any time at ⁠⁠jake@blogofjake.com⁠⁠. Thank you!

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