Devin Finzer, founder & CEO of OpenSea, returns to Bankless to discuss the NFT boom and the role of OpenSea at the center of it all. From Devin’s perspective, the energy surrounding NFTs right now is crypto native. This means that this boom starts at the center of crypto culture and extends outwards from there.

We also discuss scaling and gas fees, the spectrum of centralization, the metaverse, and the OpenSea’s recent front-running scandal. Building with an open mind and conviction is a key reason why OpenSea finds itself at the center of the NFT markets today, and it looks like we may just be getting started.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
4:00 Devin Finzer
6:05 The Crypto Native NFT Boom
9:15 Building With an Open Mind
11:36 OpenSea at the Center
18:06 Scaling Under Pressure
22:24 Gas Fees
25:01 Social Media & Users
32:00 Before OpenSea & The Bear
39:50 When NFTs Heated Up
41:45 The Front Running Scandal
48:21 The Centralization Spectrum
55:31 What’s the Metaverse?
58:24 Rapid Fire Questions
1:01:43 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Devin on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/dfinzer?s=20
OpenSea:
https://opensea.io/
NFT Bull Market Episode:

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