The Delphi Podcast Host and GP of Delphi Ventures Tom Shaughnessy and Can Gurel, analyst at Delphi Ventures, host Sam Williams the Founder of Arweave. 

Arweave is a new type of storage that backs data with sustainable and perpetual endowments, allowing users and developers to truly store data forever – for the very first time.

As a collectively owned hard drive that never forgets, Arweave allows us to remember and preserve valuable information, apps, and history indefinitely. By preserving history, it prevents others from rewriting it.

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Show Notes:

(1:45) - (First Question) Sam's Background.

(2:55) - Arweave's Elevator Pitch.

(6:01) - What incentivized Sam to start Arweave.

(8:07) - Arweave Use Cases.

(13:26) - Endowments / Payment Structure.

(20:27) - Thoughts on Spora.

(23:59) - How Sam envisions Arweave in 25, 50 years.

(35:35) - Arweave, a profit-sharing community.

(39:06) - Thoughts on dealing with illegal content.

(44:20) - How does Arweave handle NFTs.

(47:01) - Thoughts on Arweave in blockchain projects.

(51:37) - The most unforeseen positive & negative event that Sam has overcome.




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