ep. 172


Blur Founder: Why Optimizing for Creators is a Bad Strategy

In this episode of Empire, Pacman (Blur's founder) joins Jason and Santi to discuss how Blur, an NFT marketplace for professional traders, has revolutionized the NFT market. We discuss Blur's business strategy, vertical vs horizontal markets, the creator royalty debate, Blur vs OpenSea and more! This is one of my favorite episodes yet - Pacman is a giga brain.

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(00:00) Introduction

(00:50) Blur’s Unique Design and NFT Strategy

(09:23) Incentivizing Liquidity vs Volume

(21:30) Blockworks Research

(23:05) Thoughts on Uniswap's NFT Strategy

(31:40) OpenSea’s Response to Blur

(40:30) Blur’s Airdrop Strategy

(47:55) Navigating Regulations

(49:30) Creator Royalties

(56:00) Blur’s Market Unlock

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