Serge Kassardjian of StayTuned and 6th Man Ventures on the Future of E-commerce and Crypto

  • Introduction (00:043)
  • Welcome Serge (03:21)
  • Selling dumbbells (04:05)
  • Coming to America (05:11)
  • Starting in e-commerce (07:17)
  • Macro trends in e-commerce (09:22)
  • Growth is in headless solutions (10:50)
  • Non-linear paths in startups (13:14)
  • Serge’s time at Google (13:38)
  • Shopify app roll-ups (14:03)
  • Building the StayTuned team (14:43)
  • Getting into crypto (16:02)
  • Early whale on NBA TopShot (17:28)
  • International e-commerce (18:06)
  • Venture debt model (19:05)
  • StayTuned apps (20:26)
  • Shopify competition (22:25)
  • Catching the crypto bug (24:35)
  • Talent moves to crypto (26:02)
  • Crypto adoption demographics (27:40)
  • STEPN sneaker NFTs (29:54)
  • Wrapping up (37:23)
  • Closing thoughts (38:59)

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