Creator Lab

Creator Lab

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Conversations with leading entrepreneurs, non-profit founders, award winning designers, educators, artists and everything else in between. We dig deep into their stories, have honest conversations about how they made their ideas come to life and the lessons learned along the way.

Kevin is the co-founder + CEO of Rally, a platform that allows creators to launch their own digital currency + build independent economies with their communities.

He’s also Chairman of Gen.G, an esports enterprise bridging Asia and North America. Previously, Kevin co-founded Kabam, a top mobile gaming company that grew to $400M/yr in revenue, 500+ million players and sold for nearly $1 billion.

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In this conversation you’ll learn about:

– emerging waves like AI, crypto, climate change + biotech
– evolution of the gaming industry + its business models
– rise of social gaming, esports, live streaming + where we’re today
– gartner’s hype cycle + how this applies to crypto
– how Rally is empowering creators to develop their own economies
– why there’s a need for decentralized alternatives

Timestamps:

– 0:00:00 – Preview Of Convo
– 0:02:19 – Sponsor Break
– 0:03:08 – Intro + Kevin’s Interest In Gaming
– 0:07:00 – 50 Games + 500mil Users
– 0:08:23 – Moment You Understand Ownership
– 0:14:59 – Hype Cycles + “Finding Something New”
– 0:20:57 – Other Waves: AI, Climate Change, Biotech
– 0:23:11 – What Is Rally?
– 0:24:02 – How Creator’s Use Rally
– 0:31:02 – What Are The Alternatives?
– 0:33:22 – NFT vs creator coin + creating an economy
– 0:37:49 – Why is it beneficial for a game to have its own currency?
– 0:46:04 – Kabam – Building A Billion Dollar Gaming Company
– 0:48:39 – Evolution Of Gaming Industry – 2.5bil People Playing Games
– 0:52:06 – Impact Of Social + Mobile On Gaming
– 0:53:38 – Gaming Business Models – Virtual Goods, Micro Transactions, Ads
– 0:56:04 – Fortnight
– 0:57:24 – Psychology Of Buying Virtual Goods
– 1:00:31 – Streaming – Watching People Play Games
– 1:04:54 – Rise of esports
– 1:09:33 – esports vs traditional sports
– 1:12:25 – NFTs + Vectors Of Opportunity
– 1:13:16 – Crypto Transcends Nations
– 1:16:56 – Digital Gold + Oil
– 1:18:44 – Problems with government money printing, dollars are worthless
– 1:23:31 – Price Volatility + Stable Coins
– 1:25:59 – Putting Bitcoin On Your Balance Sheet
– 1:29:43 – What does a decentralized alternative look like
– 1:33:37 – Decentralized social networks?
– 1:34:43 – “there is no corporation who runs email”
– 1:37:07 – Investing
– 1:39:34 – How to participate in crypto

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