ep. 111


The Ultimate Guide to the Metaverse | Matthew Ball

In this episode of Empire, Jason is joined by Matthew Ball. Matthew is a strategist, technologist, investor, and metaverse expert. This episode is a masterclass on the future of the Metaverse, interoperability and the tech industry.

What defines the Metaverse? Who will build it? And will crypto be a key ingredient? Tune in to find out!

Highlights include:

- Defining the Metaverse

- What marks its arrival

- Why centralization forces will always exist

- How interoperability will work

- Why metadata is the tricky part of interoperability

- Open vs closed protocols

- Crypto's unique value prop

- 5 ways companies react to technology shifts

- Predicting how the world looks in 5 to 10 years

- Who will build the Metaverse

PS Matthew's new book The Metaverse and How it Will Revolution Everything is launching July 19th. This book is guaranteed to be the go-to guide for the Metaverse.

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Referenced in the show:

Matthew's website


Pre-order Matthew's new book


McKinsey on investments in the Metaverse


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(00:00) Introduction

(02:21) Defining the Metaverse

(06:46) What Will Mark The Arrival of the Metaverse

(13:01) Open Protocols Create Consumer Choice

(22:06) Paraswap Ad

(23:14) The Idealism of interoperability

(35:36) Who Will Control the Metaverse

(39:55) Crypto's Unique Advantage

(44:48) How Will The World Look In 5-10 Years

(48:55) Who Will Build the Metaverse

(52:31) Matthew's New Book 


Disclaimer: Nothing said on Empire is a recommendation to buy or sell securities or tokens. This podcast is for informational purposes only, and any views expressed by anyone on the show are solely our opinions, not financial advice. Santiago, Jason, and our guests may hold positions in the companies, funds, or projects discussed.

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