‘A Ray Of Sunlight In A Turbulent Crypto Year’: NFT Fest Founder Greg Oakford – Stockhead
It’s an edgy time for the cryptocurrency market right now, however maybe today’s NFT Fest Aus– among Australia’s largest crypto-industry occasions– is specifically what the room requires to assist raise view.
Stockhead talked with founder Greg Oakford in advance of the two-day meeting, which begins on Wednesday November 23 in Melbourne’s St Kilda.
Hey There Greg. It’s a large couple of days in advance for you as well as the NFT neighborhood in Australia. Is the timing of NFT Fest a little unfavorable, however, thinking about the leading FTX after effects headings?
Yeah, it’s amusing, due to the fact that the various other week, when all the FTX things dropped, I remember I had actually simply obtained verification from a couple of final noteworthy audio speakers and also I was really feeling sitting pretty as a result of that.
My first pavlovian response to the FTX information was that it had not been mosting likely to be so fantastic for the fest. A week or so gotten rid of currently, as well as it’s really clear to me that the power around the celebration hasn’t reduced at all. And also, you understand, we in fact marketed one of the most tickets on the actual day that a great deal of the FTX information emerged.
Do you believe that’s due to the fact that there is still a great deal of rate of interest in the NFT field despite what else is taking place in “crypto”?
Yeah, I simply assume the NFT area generally is a stickier area than the maybe the crypto room at big. As well as I believe that’s due to the fact that there a whole lot of various meetups and also rate of interests within the NFT room that drive it– e.g. generative art collections, PFPs, pc gaming as well as songs NFTs, showing off NFTs. It generates a great deal of various facets and also make use of instances than fungible symbols in my viewpoint.
And so I believe it comes with a great time due to the fact that there has actually been a great deal of ruin and also grief as well as a great deal of sound concerning crypto generally. We’re really hoping that NFT Fest will certainly bring a ray of sunlight to finish what has actually been a quite turbulent crypto year, with a great deal of highs and also a great deal of lows.
Everything you require to understand about NFT Fest 2022
November 23-24 in Melbourne.
120+ audio speakers, 3 spaces, 2 days. https://t.co/IEoY6ae0W8 for tickets.
Let’s dive in
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A substantial NFT fusion
You’ve obtained a large variety of audio speakers and also subjects on the schedule. You’ve pointed out some NFT stories currently however exist any type of specifics regarding the fest that you assume stick out?
Overall, we’re simply really thrilled to kind of assist in a big NFT fusion. There are, as an example some excellent individuals from the video gaming range, individuals standing for from the largest organizations and also showing off codes in Australia, also New Zealand Rugby is flying over.
Kav Temperley from Eskimo Joe will certainly be discussing songs NFTs. And afterwards you’ve obtained generative musicians as well as musicians from the typical art globe making their means right into NFTs, crypto instructors as well as those concentrated on service as well as structure brand names … its