Tak Suzuki is the co-founder of Senkusha, a funding platform looking to support and grow emerging artists, musicians, and athletes through NFT sales. Tak is soon to be a physiology graduate from the University of Auckland, he loves experimenting with new tech, and has an impressive CV at a young age.
In this conversation we talk about:
Music labels and the motivation for a crowdfunding platform,
NFTs, mp3s, transparency, and minting on Ethereum,
The upcoming launch with artist Ash Supé.
00:00 When did you first hear about crypto?
07:19 Not a music label
10:03 Finding talent and upside for artists
12:06 Business model & royalties
16:06 Why NFTs & mp3s?
18:39 Minting on Ethereum
23:14 Transparency & DAOs
27:02 Ash Supé
29:32 the Senkusha 500
Some notes from the show:
Banksy NFT https://www.particlecollection.com/banksy
Mike Shinoda’s music NFTs https://ziggurats.xyz/#/
At least 2600 fake tickets to the Champions League Final https://www.theguardian.com/football/2022/jun/21/pol
IPFS for storing NFTs https://docs.ipfs.io/how-to/mint-nfts-with-ipfs/#a-short-introduction-to-nfts
Music: Liféstyle Freéstyle by Ash Supé
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Recorded at blockheight 743902. The BCNZ podcast was founded in 2022 by Jeff Nijsse and Bryan Ventura.