Originally aired on November 16, 2023
In this episode of the Edge of NFT podcast, hosts Richard Carthon and Joshua Kriger are joined by James, also known as Groovy, from Just Ape Studios. The conversation covers a wide range of topics, including James’ journey in the web 3 space, the unique spaces created by Just Ape Studios, and the integration of cutting-edge blockchain solutions into multimedia and fashion. They also talk about the launch of the governance platform, the creation of tangible products, and the significance of community engagement and digital ownership in the web 3 universe. They touch on the challenges of the bear market and the importance of open-source contributions to the web 3 ecosystem. Overall, the discussion provides valuable insights into the world of web 3 and the innovative projects being developed at Just Ape Studios.
What are the key elements of the Just Ape Studios Rewards Program and real-world value unlock?
- Just Ape Studios launched a Rewards Program integrated with blockchain solutions
- The program provides tangible goods to holders, creating a sense of ownership and engagement
- Tangible products represent the brand and allow community members to receive something valuable from their participation
What is the significance of the Apes across Worlds project and its impact on the web 3 ecosystem?
- Apes across Worlds is a decentralized interconnected universe fostering community engagement and digital ownership
- The platform serves as a means for creating transparent governance and active community contribution
- The project aims to grow and scale through open-source contributions and infrastructure building for the ecosystem at large
How is AE Studio making a difference in the web 3 space and shaping the future of blockchain technology?
- AE Studio is actively involved in building software and machine learning solutions to increase human agency and profitability
- The partnership with Edge of NFT brings together the expertise of AE Studio and expands the range of NFT services
- AE Studio aims to create new models and composable communities within the open metaverse world
What was the most memorable business experience shared by James relating to his work at Just Ape Studios?
- James recounts the heartwarming experience of selling Mexican candy at school and interacting with customers
- The experience demonstrates the entrepreneurial spirit and ability to create value through personal creativity and resourcefulness
- Building a business from a young age fostered a deep understanding of community engagement and shared experiences