Mariano Conti is a pillar in the crypto space. Known for revolutionizing smart contracts with Maker, he has built a long resume of building and investing in key projects. He’s also a fascinating human being with a unique story.

Tune in to hear Mariano’s takes on how the pandemic shaped crypto’s narrative, Bull vs Bear markets, finding passion and community, and his musings on going anonymous.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
3:30 Mariano Conti’s Travels
8:17 Crypto & COVID
11:58 Financial Concerns
20:42 New Paradigm
28:22 New vs Old
34:32 Attention Maximalist
40:30 Mariano Pre-Crypto
50:14 Early Engineering & Investing
55:48 Work Ethic & Passion
1:01:09 Cult & Society
1:06:55 Churn
1:11:00 Builder-Focused Community
1:15:53 Clout, Ego, and Twitter
1:22:32 Anon & What’s Next
1:32:06 Closing

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Resources:

Mariano on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/nanexcool?s=20

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