The Delphi Podcast Host and GP of Delphi Ventures Tom Shaughnessy sits down with Sasha Fleyshman, Junior Portfolio Manager and Special Situations Analyst at Arca, an asset management firm offering institutional-calibre products for sophisticated investors to gain exposure to digital assets. The two discuss the future of crypto gaming, blockchain vs. real-world art, PFP communities and adoption, and more!

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Show Notes:

(00:00:00) – Introduction.

(00:02:22) – Sasha’s background.

(00:05:27) – The first game that clicked for Sasha. 

(00:07:20) – Getting massive gaming franchises into NFTs.

(00:10:23) – The future of multiplayer crypto gaming.

(00:12:57) – Gamers' involvement in game governance.

(00:17:07) – Being an active contributor/player in game investments.

(00:19:45) – The importance of YGG DAO governance.

(00:20:23) – How YGG eventually expands to the U.S.

(00:23:07) – Sasha’s take on NFT PFPs and Punks.

(00:26:32) – Rarity vs. aesthetics / Buying what speaks to you.

(00:31:54) – Sasha’s preference of gaming over art.

(00:33:17) – Art Sasha is interested in right now.

(00:35:34) – Buying pure art on Ethereum vs. the real world.

(00:38:31) – Sasha’s take on the future of PFP NFTs and communities.

(00:40:06) – Whether PFP communities or project teams drive more adoption.

(00:43:15) – What qualities to look out for in an NFT community. 

(00:46:22) – Sasha’s thoughts on an NFT bear market.

(00:52:00) – Earning yield on NFT-based tokens.

(00:57:09) – Sasha’s thoughts on displaying NFTs.

(01:01:22) – Whales in the NFT space.

(01:04:11) – Technical safety of NFTs.

(01:07:14) – NFTs on other chains.



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