MetaKovan on the Metaverse
In this episode of The Pomp Podcast, Anthony Pompliano interviews MetaKovan, a Singapore-based blockchain entrepreneur, coder and angel investor who holds one of the largest digital art and NFT collections in the world, including the recent USD 69 million worth Beeple's Everdays.
They discuss virtual worlds, digital goods, identity, pseudonymity, contrarian investing, asymmetric markets, digital museums, and being the Donald Trump of the metaverse.
00:00 - Intro
00:47 - Why he bought Beeple's NFT
01:55 - Interest in NFT's
04:12 - MetaKovan's first NFT
06:02 - Investing in virtual worlds
09:10 - Investing in the virtual world vs analog world
11:13 - Living in a virtual world
15:53 - MetaKovan's goals in the virtual world
17:26 - MetaKovan's digital art collection
21:41 - Metapurse
27:52 - Being wealthy in the virtual world
31:44 - Government response to virtual worlds
34:50 - Pseudonymity
38:47 - Strategy for the Christie's auction
43:58 - Favorite crypto memory
44:39 - Most important book
45:17 - Sleep habits
46:04 - Aliens
47:07 - Question for Pomp
The episode premiered on April 14, 2021.