The Insights team talks the Moonbirds NFT mint and its record-breaking secondary market sales. What’s behind the hype? Does the utility match up to the lofty floor price? Or is it all about Kevin Rose and the PROOF Collective team?
00:01:02 — Moonbirds NFT TL;DR
00:02:05 — Substance behind the Moonbirds hype?
00:04:20 — Moonbirds’ high-flying team
00:08:37 — What’s the PROOF Collective?
00:11:25 — The Moonbirds mint and ICO vibes
00:13:40 — What’s all that money being spent on?
00:14:00 — Adam gets critical/conspiratorial
00:17:00 — What’s the utility?
00:21:30 — Influencer NFTs. How scammy can it get?
00:23:22 — The divide in NFTs
00:25:21 — Jimmy Fallon flexing his Moonbird?
00:29:45 — Are secondary sales where the money’s at?
00:31:20 — Roadmap vs. no roadmap?
00:32:54 — VCs, luxury goods and NFTs
00:35:40 — Nesting your Moonbirds
00:44:10 — Rare Moonbirds get better perks?
00:49:09 — The Moonbirds metaverse
00:50:36 — Alpha chats and "pump-n-dump" groups
00:51:57 — Big brands and NFTs
00:54:49 — Why do people need to mint on Ethereum?
00:57:05 — What is "The Merge?"
01:01:13 — Flashbacks to 2017
01:03:36 — COVID’s impact on the economy and NFT market
01:05:02 — Decentralized eBay
01:06:43 — How to help kick back against corporate-funded NFT projects?
01:09:55 — The Milady aesthetic
01:17:15 — Voting with your crypto vs. flipping VC projects
01:22:30 — Is Moonbirds all about the money?
01:25:20 — How much of crypto is actually innovative?
01:30:34 — Crypto’s spreading into subgroups
01:32:34 — Morality of handling stolen NFTs
01:36:40 — How do people steal NFTs?
01:40:40 — Would you return a stolen Milady?
01:45:15 — Look after your seed phrases!
01:47:25 — Closing thoughts
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