MEF Conference: Presentations
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Opening Remarks

David Choi, Co-Founder of MetaStreet, a liquidity scaling solution for NFT-backed debt kicks off the inaugural 2022 Metaverse Economic Forum discussing the nascent NFT Finance industry, why "NFT Finance" isn't enough, and his vision for the Metaverse Capital Markets.

Speakers

David Choi: MetaStreet
NFT vs. DeFi Users

Panel discussion at the inaugural 2022 Metaverse Economic Forum with HenryTheGrape, Community Manager of CyberKongz, Kashvi, Community Manager of World of Women, and Rob Masiello, Co-Founder of Arcade.xyz speaking on the NFT market, the differences between NFT users and DeFi users, and what the future of that gap will look like.

Speakers

HenryTheGrape: CyberKongz
Kashvi: World of Women
Rob Masiello: Arcade
ENS POAP @ Devcon Bogota

Case Study at the inaugural 2022 Metaverse Economic Forum with Makoto, a developer at Ethereum Name Service [ENS] examining the recent ENS-POAP social activation event at Devcon Bogota in October 2022.

Speakers

Makoto: ENS Domains
Jake: Hype Partners
Web3 Social Graph

Panel at the inaugural 2022 Metaverse Economic Forum with zerobeta [Managing Director of Osprey Funds], Helena Gagern [Co-Founder at Pearl], and Makoto [Developer at ENS] discussing the web3 Social Graph and how user data will be utilized and entrusted by both web2 and web3 companies.

Speakers

Makoto: ENS Domains
Zerobeta: Osprey Funds
Helena Gagern: Pearl
Investing in NFT x DeFi

Fireside Chat at the inaugural 2022 Metaverse Economic Forum with Jeff Bandman [COO and General Counsel of 6529 Capital] and Min Teo [Managing Partner and Co-Founder at Ethereal Ventures] discussing investment strategies in NFTs, the Metaverse, and the emerging NFT x DeFi industry.

Speakers

Jeff Bandman: 6529 Capital
Min Teo: Ethereal Ventures
Scale: Digital Assets Under Management

Brandon Buchanan, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Meta4 Capital, a Web 3.0-focused investment management firm speaks at the inaugural 2022 Metaverse Economic Forum on the topic of Digital Assets and the potential scale of the Metaverse in the future.

Speakers

Brandon Buchanan: Meta4 Capital
DAOs as Financial Patrons

Panel at the inaugural 2022 Metaverse Economic Forum with Arad from Fingerprints DAO, Zohan from Flamingo DAO, and NiftyFifty from Squiggle DAO discussing DAOs as financial patrons, the mechanisms that make a DAO successful, and the future of decentralized communities.

Speakers

Arad: Fingerprints DAO
Zohan: Flamingo DAO
NiftyFifty: Squiggle DAO
Advanced NFT Lending Strategies

Panel at the inaugural 2022 Metaverse Economic Forum with Stephen Young [Co-Founder at NFTfi], Kiril Nikolov [Sales Executive at Nexo], and Chris [Portfolio Management at Goblin Sax] discussing the differences between peer2peer and peer2pool protocols, risk management strategies, and the future of the NFT lending market.

Speakers

Stephen Young: NFTFi
Kiril Nokolov: Nexo
Chris: Goblin Sax
Onboarding Borrowers for NFT Finance

Case Study at the inaugural 2022 Metaverse Economic Forum with Kevin Cubitt, Co-Founder at MakerShaker examining the underwriting process of a recent NFT loan, as well as, the measures the loan industry needs to to take in order to help onboard the next wave of NFT borrowers.

Speakers

Robert Masiello: Arcade
Kevin Cubitt: MakerShaker
Derivatives and Market Makers

Panel at the inaugural 2022 Metaverse Economic Forum with Ben Yi [Business Development at Spicyest], Tamagoyaki [Co-Founder at PuttyFi], and Giulio Trichilo [Research Engineer at CADLabs] discuss the current issues affecting NFT price discovery and the role of derivatives and market makers to create more liquid trading markets.

Speakers

Ben Yi: Spicyest
Tamagoyaki: Putty.Finance
Giulio Trichilo: CAD Labs
Advanced NFT Trading Strategies

Case Study at the inaugural 2022 Metaverse Economic Forum with Joe Liu, Founder at NFTperp examining how the recent ArtGobblers mint and ApeCoin staking demonstrate the current issue of long-only exposure to NFTs and how perpetuals can be used as a risk management strategy.

Speakers

OxJose: NFTperp
Brandon Buchanon: Meta4 Capital
Verticalization vs Horizontalization

Panel at the inaugural 2022 Metaverse Economic Forum with Karel Vuong [Co-Founder and COO at TreasureDAO], Wacky [Head of Business Development at X2Y2], and Vijay-Pravin Maharajan [Founder and CEO at bitsCrunch] discussing their views on the progress and future of NFTs, trading data, and building Marketplaces.

Speakers

Karel Vuong: TreasureDAO
Wacky: X2Y2
Vijay-Pravin Maharajan: bitsCrunch
Closing Remarks

Conor Moore, Co-Founder of MetaStreet, a liquidity scaling solution for NFT-backed debt kicks off the inaugural 2022 Metaverse Economic Forum discussing the themes addressed throughout MEF, the current trilemma plaguing NFT lending protocols and a preview of how MetaStreet's v2 plans to solve all three.

Speakers

Conor Moore: MetaStreet