YAPLive: NFT Basics and Beyond with Ben Yu, John Kraski, Brian Esposito, and Ashley France


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NFTs, or Non-Fungible Tokens, are one-of-a-kind digital assets that are bought and sold online. NFTs are changing the future of ownership, investment, and how we use technology.

In this episode, Hala and NFT experts, educators, and creators, Ben Yu, John Kraski, Brian Esposito, and Ashley France define NFT, discuss why NFTs took off in 2021, talk about how to avoid scams, the importance of community, tips for beginners, how to stay up to date on NFTs, and so much more.

This is part one in a special YAP three-part series about NFTs hosted Live on Clubhouse.

Topics Include:

- History of NFTs

- Why 2021 is “The year of NFTs”

- Pandemic’s play in NFTs

- Why did NFTs take off compared to other crypto assets?

- Different types of crypto

- Define NFT

- What does fungible mean?

- Why NFTs are hard to counterfeit?

- What is the blockchain?

- Avoiding NFTs scams

- Steps on how to launch successful NFT

- Why is community such an important element when it comes to NFTs?

- How the community can help their NFT projects grow in value

- What makes a good creator

- Advice for new investors and creators

- Where to learn about NFTs

- How big brands are getting involved in NFTs

- Defining web3

- NFTs in the metaverse

- How will NFTs evolve?

- Q&A portion

- Tips for beginner and red flags

- Obstacles when it comes to NFT mainstream adoption

- Importance of education

- And other topics…

Ben Yu is a crypto-investor, entrepreneur, and founder of Curious Addys. At 26 years old, he became a millionaire by investing in cryptocurrency.

John Kraski is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at NFT Genius, a Mark Cuban Venture-Backed NFT Technology Platform. John is the Co-Founder of NFT Thought Leaders and the host of the NFT Heat Podcast.

Brian Esposito is the Founder & President of Esposito Intellectual Enterprises, LLC. He is the founding partner at BAPES NFT.

Ashley France is a Web3 Freelance consultant. She helps Web2 companies transition to Web3 through compliance consulting, business strategy, product launching, and marketing.

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Resources Mentioned:

Curious Addys: https://curious.xyz/

“NFTs 101” by Ben Yu: https://medium.com/coinmonks/nfts-101-why-nfts-are-a-generational-innovation-4626ae803e3b

“Cryptocurrency 101” by Ben Yu: https://medium.com/@intenex/cryptocurrency-101-7197684775fd

Brian’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/brianjesposito?lang=en

Brian’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brianjesposito/

Brian’s Website: http://www.eie.rocks

John’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnkraski/

NFT Heat Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/nft-heat/id1588592625

Ashley’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashleyfrance/

Listen to the Episode on Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/room/PA0Je0Ee

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