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SuperRare // creating a tokenized digital art marketplace [UP080]

SuperRare // creating a tokenized digital art marketplace [UP080]

Update: 2020-10-28
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Interview begins: 6:56
Debrief: 54:04

John Crain is the Founder and CEO of SuperRare.
SuperRare is a marketplace to collect and trade unique, single-edition digital artworks. Each artwork is authentically created by an artist in the network, and tokenized as a crypto-collectible digital item that you can own and trade.
Each artwork on SuperRare is a digital collectible– a digital object secured by cryptography and tracked on the blockchain. That’s just a fancy way of saying they’re provably scarce items that can be collected, and that hold value just like cryptocurrencies like ether and bitcoin.
You can think of SuperRare like Instagram meets Robinhood. A new way to interact with art, culture, and collecting on the internet!

Key points: 

  • Getting to the world of crypto 10:45

  • Difference of Bitcoin and Etherium 13:31

  • What's does SuperRare offer 14:58

  • SuperRare 16:28

  • Crypto Kitties 20:02

  • Art world and Technology 23:00

  • What is Digital art? 25:49

  • Collecting digital art 26:45

  • Value of digital art 30:57

  • Audience of SuperRare 34:00

  • Certificate of Authenticity 35:37

  • SuperRare as a marketplace business 40:36

  • Transaction fees and costs 45:52

  • The future of art/museums 51:17

Learn more about SuperRare: https://superrare.co/ Follow John Crain: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnacrain/ Follow upside on Twitter: https://twitter.com/upsidefm

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SuperRare // creating a tokenized digital art marketplace [UP080]

SuperRare // creating a tokenized digital art marketplace [UP080]

Jay Cloud & Eric Hornung