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‘Mint’ Season 4 with Debuts Featuring 20 Web3 Creators

Los Angeles, CA — December 21, 2021 —  Adam Levy today announces the release of Mint Season 4, a leading audio and video series exploring how the creators of today are building the communities of tomorrow using web3 primitives like social tokens, NFTs, and DAOs, to name a few. Check out episode one by visiting https://adamlevy.io/mint-season-4.

Those who register for season 4 will have the opportunity to claim an exclusive Mint POAP proving one’s participation in this month’s series. As Mint’s community develops, claimed POAPs will unlock future perks and provide access to unique content, proposal votes, and more. Get yours now by submitting your email at https://adamlevy.io/poap-season-4.

Today’s premiere of Season 4 includes 20 exclusive episodes consisting of 1-on-1 interviews from top web3 creators, investors, and founders, all collectively tinkering with cryptography to help make their creator economy a reality. Available to enjoy across all video and audio streaming platforms, the podcast answers the most frequent questions creators and communities have when tinkering with web3 primitives.

“Season 4 welcomes some of the brightest people building in web3 and I’m so excited to be sharing their stories across 20+ hours of content,” said Mint Founder and host Adam Levy. “I’m hoping that future creators and web3 communities leverage their stories when kickstarting their own path into the crazy world of crypto.”

From modern fan clubs where the people own the artist to multi-million dollar communities surfacing overnight, this season welcomes the best stories emerging out of web3. Hear the untold journeys from 20 notable creators, founders, and thought leaders who are tinkering with web3 primitives to make their creator economy a reality.

Season 4’s guests include:

Gary Vaynerchuk | The chairman of VaynerX, a modern-day media and communications holding company, and the active CEO of VaynerMedia and the widely-popular NFT community VeeFriends.

Just Blau | NFT visionary, global DJ and founder of Royal.

BLOND:ISH | A top DJ, producer, promoter, record label head, environmental activist, serial collaborator, and founder of the $ISH community.

Matt Shadows | AKA M. Shadows, an American singer and songwriter. He is best known as the lead vocalist, songwriter, and a founding member of heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold, and now the founder of the NFT community Deathbats Club.

Vérité | A hit American singer and songwriter based in Brooklyn, New York City, and NFT visionary.

Justin Aversano | An artist and curator working within the New York City and Los Angeles art scene. He’s more recently known for his photography art work titled, “Twin Flames.”

Richerd | Co-Founder of Manifold.xyz, who enables web3 creators to have true creative ownership, preserve on-chain provenance, and interoperate with all major NFT marketplaces.

Grady | Iconic artist, music producer, and founder of Good Karma DAO, a community run music label.

Spencer Graham | Web3 Product Manager at DAOhaus.

Melissa Zhang |  Chief Technology Officer at Bonfire, who’s focused on building web3 tools to empower creators. 

Jeremy Vaughn | Founder and CEO of Rimark, a social token issuance platform on Solana.

Matthew Chaim | Music artist and founder of Songcamp.

Jeremy Stern and Mike McKain | Co-founders of Catalog.works.

Daniel Allan | Producer, artist, and crypto extraordinaire who started a crowdfund revolution via his tokenized EP $OVERSTIM. 

Kevin Owocki | Internet citizen, DAO cartographer, EVM whisperer & aspiring chaos magician at Gitcoin.

William Bailey | Founder of Bolero Music who’s aim is to bring artists and fans closer together via tokenized assets. 

Dayo Adeosun | A serial entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Glass Protocol, the first video NFT platform. 

Kyle and Evan Dhillon | Two brothers on a mission to revolutionize on-chain music creation through Arpeggi Labs.

Xcelencia | Puerto Rican songwriter, musician and founder of the social token $EQUIS.

Spartan Daggenhurst | Founder of, “The Film Society of San Gaspare,” a community-run movie studio DAO who’s creating the first web3-funded film via an NFT crowdfund.

Season 4 sponsors include Coinvise and Polygon Studios who are supporting Mint by collecting the show’s non-transferable NFTs. The NFT grants each sponsor a shared vote into proposals, ideas, and future updates being implemented into Mint’s ecosystem as well as certain promotions across the entire season.

Submit your email to receive all 20 episodes for free by visiting https://adamlevy.io/mint-season-4.

About Mint

Mint with Adam Levy is a new audio and video series exploring how the creators of today are building the communities of tomorrow using web3 primitives like social tokens, NFTs, and DAOs, to name a few. Each month, a new season rolls out with ten to fifteen untold journeys from notable creators, web3 founders, and thought leaders, who are tinkering with social money to make their creator economy a reality.


Learn more by visiting https://adamlevy.io/mint.

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‘Mint’ Season 3 with Adam Levy Debuts Today Featuring 18 Web3 Disrupters

Los Angeles, CA — October 5, 2021 —  Adam Levy today announces the release of Mint Season 3, a leading audio and video series exploring how the creators of today are building the communities of tomorrow using web3 primitives like social tokens, NFTs, and DAOs, to name a few. Check out episode one by visiting https://adamlevy.io/mint-season-3/.

Those who register for season 3 will have the opportunity to claim an exclusive Mint POAP proving one’s participation in this month’s series. As Mint’s community develops, claimed POAPs will unlock future perks and provide access to unique content, proposal votes, and more. Get yours now by submitting your email at https://adamlevy.io/mint-season-3/.

Today’s premiere of season three includes 18 exclusive episodes consisting of 1-on-1 interviews from top web3 creators, investors, and founders, all collectively tinkering with cryptography to help make their creator economy a reality. Available to enjoy across all video and audio streaming platforms, the podcast answers the most frequent questions creators and communities have when tinkering with web3 technology.

“Season 3 welcomes some of the brightest people building in web3 and I’m so excited to be sharing their stories across 18+ hours of content,” said Mint Founder and host Adam Levy. “I’m hoping that future creators and web3 communities leverage their stories when kickstarting their own path into the crazy world of crypto.”

Having recently managed Operations for the blockchain fund Draper Goren Holm, Adam has helped incubate and accelerate over 15 leading crypto and blockchain startups like LunarCRUSH, Totle, PrimeDAO, and CasperLabs, to name a few, while producing mass community events like LA Blockchain Summit and Blockchain & Booze. Now, he’s helping onboard creators and their communities into web3 with Mint.

From modern fan clubs where the people own the artist to multi-million dollar communities surfacing overnight, this season welcomes the best stories emerging out of web3. Hear the untold journeys from 18 notable creators, founders, and thought leaders who are tinkering with web3 primitives to make their creator economy a reality.

Season three’s guests include:

Tyler Hobbs | Visual artist from Austin, Texas who works primarily with algorithms, plotters, and paint. His artwork is recently known for the iconic Fidenza series, which focuses on computational aesthetics.

Devin Finzer | Co-founder and CEO of OpenSea — a peer-to-peer marketplace for blockchain-based digital collectibles.

Santiago R. Santos | Owner of Punk #9159 🤖. 

Joyce Yang | Creator of Global Coin Research, a content platform that primarily focuses on Asia Cryptocurrency. 

Dennison Bertram |  Founder of Tally, providing tools for decentralized decision making and governance for distributed ledger ecosystems.

RAZ | Founder of Social oracle & token utility toolkit Agora Space DAO.

FVCKRENDER | The futuristic, self-taught, tech-digital artist working out of Montreal.

Brett Shear | Co-Founder and partner of Palm Tree Crew Crypto, investing in the decentralized creator economy.

LATASHÁ |  LATASHÁ is an artist and holistic entrepreneur who connects fans with their highest, most powerful selves through music, film, and performance art.

Oliver Bell | CEO and Founder of XCAD Network, a content creator tokenization platform

where you can earn and trade your favorite creators tokens.

Marek Olszewski |  A partner at cLabs, one of the companies working on Celo, a mobile-first permissionless platform that makes financial tools accessible to anyone with a mobile phone.

Andy Chorlian | Founder of Fractional.Art, a platform where you can own fragments of the world’s most sought-after NFTs.

Avery Akkineni | An Ex-Googler with a passion for digital marketing; currently leading VaynerNFT, a venture created to help the world’s leading intellectual property owners navigate the wild and wonderful world of NFTs.

Lorens Huculak | Co-Founder of Genie where you can buy, sell, and trade across all NFT and token markets instantly.

Alex Zhang | Mayor of FWB (Friends With Benefits), a collective of unique individuals pushing for a bright future.

Seth Goldstein | Founding member of Bright Moments, the Venice-based NFT Gallery DAO that opened its physical doors in May 2021.

Patricio Worthalter | Founder of Proof of Attendance Protocol, an ecosystem of applications for the preservation of memories using NFTs as digital records.

James Young | Founder of Abridged, who provides tools that empower developers to build an intuitive Web3 experience into familiar interfaces.

Season three sponsors include Coinvise, POAP (aka Proof of Attendance Protocol), and Socialstack who are supporting Mint by collecting the show’s three non-transferable NFTs. The NFT grants each sponsor a shared vote into proposals, ideas, and future updates being implemented into Mint’s ecosystem as well as certain promotions across the entire season.

Submit your email to receive all 18 episodes for free by visiting https://adamlevy.io/mint-season-3/.

About Mint

Mint with Adam Levy is a new audio and video series exploring how the creators of today are building the communities of tomorrow using web3 primitives like social tokens, NFTs, and DAOs, to name a few. Each month, a new season rolls out with ten to fifteen untold journeys from notable creators, web3 founders, and thought leaders, who are tinkering with social money to make their creator economy a reality.
Learn more by visiting https://adamlevy.io/mint.

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Season 2 of ‘Mint’ with Adam Levy Debuts Today Featuring 16 Web3 Creators

Los Angeles, CA — August 12, 2021 —  Adam Levy today announces the release of Mint Season 2, a leading audio and video series exploring how the creators of today are building the communities of tomorrow using web3 primitives like social tokens, NFTs, and DAOs, to name a few. Enjoy all 15 episodes in season two now for free by visiting https://adamlevy.io/mint-season-2/.

Those who register for season 2 will have the opportunity to claim an exclusive Mint POAP proving one’s participation in this month’s series. As Mint’s community develops, claimed POAPs will unlock future perks and provide access to unique content, proposal votes, and more. Get yours now by submitting your email at https://adamlevy.io/mint-season-2/.

Today’s premiere of season two includes 15 exclusive episodes consisting of 1-on-1 interviews from top web3 creators, investors, and founders, all collectively tinkering with cryptography to help make their creator economy a reality. Available to enjoy across all video and audio streaming platforms, the podcast answers the most frequent questions creators and communities have when tinkering with web3 technology.

“Season 2 welcomes some of the brightest people building in web3 and I’m so excited to be sharing their stories across 15+ hours of content,” said Mint Founder and host Adam Levy. “I’m hoping that future creators and web3 communities leverage their stories when kickstarting their own path into the crazy world of crypto.”

Having recently managed Operations for the blockchain fund Draper Goren Holm, Adam has helped incubate and accelerate over 15 leading crypto and blockchain startups like LunarCRUSH, Totle, PrimeDAO, and CasperLabs, to name a few, while producing mass community events like LA Blockchain Summit and Blockchain & Booze. Now, he’s helping onboard creators and their communities into web3 by sharing their stories through Mint.

From modern fan clubs where the people own the artist to multi-million dollar communities surfacing overnight, this season welcomes the best stories emerging out of web3. Hear the untold journeys from 16 notable creators, web3 founders, and thought leaders who are tinkering with social money to make their creator economy a reality.

Season two’s guests include:

Don Diablo: An industry-defining NFT artist, Dutch DJ, record producer, musician, and songwriter of electronic dance music who is known for his electronic style of production and vocalizing in most of his songs. He led a multi-industry career ranking sixth in the 2020’s top 100 DJs by DJ Mag, as well as amassed millions of dollars in sales for his crypto-inspired fine art.  

Andrew Berkowitz, Founder and CEO of Socialtack: He’s building a protocol to power mission-driven social token economies on the blockchain. Socialstack is on a mission to build community, culture, and infrastructure for leaders who are driven by true impact to build new economic systems based on gratitude and abundance.

Jess Sloss, Instigator at Seed Club: He’s building an incubator for the crypto space helping creators and communities launch and grow successful social tokens. Previously he was the co-founder at Blimp, a collaboration space for real estate professionals and led Community for Protos Asset Management, a leading provider of systematic crypto and Defi exposure.

Stani Kulechov, Founder and CEO at AAVE: He’s building the widely successful, open source and non-custodial liquidity market protocol that earns anyone interest on deposits and borrowed assets. Stani was studying law at the University of Helsinki when he first got into Ethereum and he started exploring how it could impact the traditional financial system.

Jeff Kauffman Jr., Founder of Parachute: He’s building a social token-driven consultancy firm focused on web3 solutions for brands and agencies. Jeff has made it his responsibility to provide entry level social token exposure to many mainstream executives via the community’s currency, $JUMP. 

Wuki, Dj and Founder of $WUKI: Wuki is the genre-blending solo project of Denver-based producer Kris Barman. Influenced by the sounds of Detroit ghettotech and Chicago footwork scenes, Barman’s ability to seamlessly mix booty, breaks, electro, and house into hard-hitting club-shakers has become a trademark of the Wuki sound. Furthermore, he’s reimagining what it means to build a community around his music through his social token, $WUKI. 

Josh Katz, Founder and CEO of YellowHeart: The blockchain expert went from fetching tuna sandwiches for Clive Davis to designing NFTs for bands like Kings of Leon. More recently, he’s pushing out one of the first mainstream creator DAOs for the American pop rock band Maroon 5

Maria Shen, Partner at Electric Capital: Maria is NFT obsessed. Currently, she’s a partner on the investment team at Electric Capital. Prior to Electric, Maria was CTO and co-founder of a startup that helped SMBs easily create their supply chains with manufacturers around the world. Prior to that, she worked on search technology at Microsoft, with her features shipped to more than 1 billion devices.

Andy Artz, Partner at Social Capital: He’s on a mission to advance humanity by solving the world’s hardest problems by investing capital across early stage startups to transformational public companies. He’s also a major proponent of the decentralized social media platform BitClout following his own creator coin $ARTZ.

Pet3rpan, Investor at 1kx: He’s a DAO and NFT thought-leader whose work is widely known across the early stage token investment firm 1kx. He’s also a Community organiser and summoner at MetaCartel, as well as the Co-founder & blood mage at MetaCartel Ventures. 

Carlos Gomes, Founder of ForeFront: He’s the Founder of Forefront, contributor at MintFund and Seed Club. He works as a software developer at the crypto exchange Huobi, is the founder of social token website ForeFront and even launched his own social token called $SWAGG.

Neil Harbisson and Pol Lombarte, Cyborg Artists: Cyborg-artist Neil Harbisson was born color blind but he can ‘feel’ and ‘hear’ colors, thanks to a WiFi-enabled bone-conduction antenna that is permanently implanted into his skull. Together, Neil and Pol experimented with a new state of where the buyer can directly send colors into Harbisson’s head, and on the flip side, Lombarte sold ‘access’ to his heartbeat as an NFT where the buyer can alter his heart beat from afar.

Jonathan Dunlap, Founder and CEO at MintGate: He’s building tools through MintGate for creators to experiment with token-gated content via NFT access passes and generate secret links for events, videos, music, websites, and blogs, to name a few. 

Reuben Bramanathan, General Partner at IDEO CoLab: He’s an expert on all things crypto law, product management, fund management, and more. Having worked at Coinbase from 2015 to 2017, Reuben has seen the industry evolve at a rate in which many don’t have purview. Now, he’s helping build a platform for collaborative impact where him and his team connect organizations to shape technology’s impact on the world.

Erikan Obotetukudo, Founder and Managing Partner at Audacity Fund: She’s investing in Black/African led crypto startups targeting trillion $ markets worldwide, while focusing on the importance of how NFTs will change Africa forever. 

Season two sponsors include Coinvise, POAP (aka Proof of Attendance Protocol), Socialstack, Celo, and PrimeDAO who are supporting Mint by collecting the show’s five non-transferable NFTs. The NFT grants each sponsor a shared vote into proposals, ideas, and future updates being implemented into Mint’s ecosystem as well as certain promotions across 15 episodes. 

Submit your email to receive all 15 episodes for free by visiting https://adamlevy.io/mint-season-2/.

About Mint

Mint with Adam Levy is a new audio and video series exploring how the creators of today are building the communities of tomorrow using web3 primitives like social tokens, NFTs, and DAOs, to name a few. Each month, a new season rolls out with ten to fifteen untold journeys from notable creators, web3 founders, and thought leaders, who are tinkering with social money to make their creator economy a reality.

Learn more by visiting https://adamlevy.io/mint.

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Season 1 of ‘Mint’ with Adam Levy Debuts Today Featuring Stories From 11 Web3 Creators

Los Angeles, CA — July 8, 2021 —  Adam Levy today announces the release of Mint, a new audio and video series exploring how the creators of today are building the communities of tomorrow using web3 primitives like social tokens, NFTs, and DAOs, to name a few.

Enjoy all 11 episodes in season one now on YouTube, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

Watch season 1’s trailer

Today’s premiere of season one includes 11 exclusive episodes consisting of 1-on-1 interviews from top web3 creators, investors, and founders, all collectively tinkering with cryptography to help make their creator economy a reality. Available to enjoy across all video and audio streaming platforms, the podcast answers the most frequent questions creators and communities have when tinkering with web3 technology.

“I’m so excited to be releasing 15+ hours of web3-inspired content from some of the top minds in the space,” said Mint Founder and host Adam Levy.” Mint serves as the ultimate guide for future creators and communities who are looking for ways to infuse the power of crypto into their ecosystems.”

Having recently managed Operations for the blockchain fund Draper Goren Holm, Adam has helped incubate and accelerate over 15 leading crypto and blockchain startups like LunarCRUSH, Totle, PrimeDAO, and CasperLabs, to name a few, while producing mass community events like LA Blockchain Summit and Blockchain & Booze. Now, he’s helping onboard creators and their communities into web3 by sharing their stories through Mint.

From modern fan clubs where the people own the artist to multi-million dollar communities surfacing overnight, this season welcomes the best stories emerging out of web3. Hear from 11 untold journeys by notable creators, web3 founders, and thought leaders who are tinkering with social money to make their creator economy a reality.

The inaugural season’s guests include:

S1E1 // $ALLIE – Allie Macpherson and Mason Geyser: A popular gaming duo making headwinds across YouTube and Twitch where Allie primarily streams card games like Hearthstone & MTGA. Mason Geysir is the backend behind $ALLIE coin and helps manage the day-to-day or Allie’s brand and all that community entails.

S1E2 // $PSTL – JVCKJ: Jack Johnson, whose artist name is JVCKJ, is widely known as one half of the multi-platinum pop duo Jack & Jack. He’s a creative force who earned a billion-plus streams, multi-platinum records, and countless sold-out tours.

S1E3 // Jenil Thakker of Coinvise: An entrepreneur and hacker, he’s building a decentralized social network on Ethereum through Coinvise and empowering creators with tools to build their creator economy. 

S1E4 // $BOO – Bomani X: A Black guitarist, singer-songwriter, and celebrity digital strategist who has worked with Jill Scott, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Wyclef, and more. He’s also the founder of Lit.Spins and was selected as Clubhouses’ icon for the longest time.

S1E5 // $1337 – WhaleShark: A social entrepreneur and investor with a focus on disrupting the status quo, whose work is known for the wildly successful $WHALE community, and now E1337.

S1E6 // $JOW – Jeremiah Owyang: An advisor to Rally.io, an active angel investor, and is well recognized by both the tech industry and the media for his grounded approach to deriving insights through rigorous research.

S1E7 // $FIRST – Harrison First: An American songwriter and producer. He works producing for other artists, as well as his own solo works, with his own independent label JNRY FIRST. He is one of Ängie’s best friends and a frequent collaborator.

S1E8 // Cooper Turley of Audius: He’s actively shaping the Creator Economy through projects like Audius, Friends with Benefits and PleasrDAO. He advises Variant as an operator and investor and works with teams on token launches and governance through Fire Eyes DAO.

S1E9 // $CRIME – Matt MacDonald: He’s the lead vocalist and guitarist for The Classic Crime – a rock band formed in Seattle, Washington in 2004. After leaving a record label in 2011, TCC pioneered the use of crowdfunding and other middle-men bypassing tools, continuing to make music, content and community experiences for supporters a decade later.

S1E10 // $SHANK – Peter Shankman: An American entrepreneur who’s best known for founding HARO, an online service for journalists to gather feedback from the public. His fight for creating more positive awareness around ADHD has led him down the rabbit hole of monetizing his community via $SHANK coin.

S1E11 // $PLAY – Dave Young: A serial entrepreneur and an indie game developer with over 15 years of experience. Using game tech combined with complex full-stack backends, Dave has founded and created teams to build complex products, like ScreenBlazer, Magnus Rush, and Announcr.

Season 1 sponsors include Coinvise and POAP (aka Proof of Attendance Protocol) who are supporting Mint by collecting the show’s first, 1-of-1 non-transferable NFT fractionalized into thirds and distributed accordingly. The NFT grants each sponsor a shared vote into proposals, ideas, and future updates being implemented into Mint’s ecosystem. 

Jenil Thakker, CEO and Founder of Coinvise added, “We’re a social network where you can discover tokenized creators and communities, earn social tokens for contributing to them and build your own open economy on Ethereum & Polygon – so when we heard about Mint, it was a no brainer collaboration as our values aligned.”

“At POAP, we’re thrilled to be sponsoring the first season of what’s going to become the referential show for the creator economy,” Patricio Worthalter, Founder of POAP, added. “After 3 years of running an NFT dapp, it feels great to finally see the ecosystem moving forward to global-scale adoption.”

Watch all 11 episodes in season one now for free by visiting https://adamlevy.io/mint-season-1.

About Mint

Mint with Adam Levy is a new audio and video series exploring how the creators of today are building the communities of tomorrow using web3 primitives like social tokens, NFTs, and DAOs, to name a few. Each month, a new season rolls out with ten to fifteen untold journeys from notable creators, web3 founders, and thought leaders, who are tinkering with social money to make their creator economy a reality.

Learn more by visiting https://adamlevy.io/mint