With a decade in traditional markets and 6 years in the crypto space, Cryptokenny is an OG. As one of three founding partners in the crypto investment firm New Era Assets (NEA), he coordinates project growth, expansion, and operations. Cryptokenny also hosts the Alpha Mutants podcast “Web3Weekly.” An active father of 5, avid traveler, and lifetime student of the financial markets, Cryptokenny is just getting started.
While his crypto journey started in 2015, it was 2017 when Cryptokenny and a few partners pooled resources and created a privately owned investment firm focusing on crypto new era assets. What they initially did in this private firm was simply invest in basic cryptocurrencies. They now have a small bitcoin mining operation with a node center. This transformed into a VC where they funded some dApps and other start-ups. Up until recently it has been an organic endeavor, but they are now putting a face behind their investments as they grow the portfolio.
Rescue Mission: Alpha Mutants
Cryptokenny’s first NFT project was actually a rescue mission. Alpha Mutants is a project built with a community that was rugged. The group held a vote for a community member to come and save the project. He did an experiment to see if the intellectual property plus sweat equity could turn the project back into something that was valuable. He and his team developed bots that would provide information to the community. They also built a couple aggregators that provided info on things like floors being swept and what wallets were buying volume. They launched the new project at a discounted price and gave the original collection holders the option to migrate as genesis holders. Those genesis holders are now collecting half of the revenues of the project. Alpha Mutants caters to higher end traders and investors. It is one of the first actual collections that found a way to distribute revenues to holders in a SEC compliant manner. They did it all with no funding.
BlockSafe.Space: A Full Stack Web3 Launch Pad
His most recent venture is BlockSafe.space, a full stack web3 launch pad service. The direction of the project has been refined as of late. The larger crypto community sees launch pads as a type of crowdfunding service, but BlockSafe is different. They help projects find the needed network and services to take care of all the aspects of launching a web3 project. They are a talent aggregator of sorts. BlockSpace can put together start to finish launch services for dApps, NFTs, blockchains, or any type of project. They even have options for marketing management and a network of VCs to get projects funded. They are a one stop shop for projects wanting to onboard to web3. BlockSpace has secured almost a dozen clients since their soft launch in October.
Competitive prices are a must in this market. BlockSpace offers packages and options for all types of projects. They want to make sure they can offer services to anyone from talented independent artists to entire blockchains. BlockSpace meets projects where they are at. They can offer projects teams with experience on multi million dollar launches, but also teams that can get the job done for smaller ventures. As a privately owned firm, BlockSpace doesn’t need to answer to a team of board members, they’re able to quickly act and do what’s needed.
Over the next six months BlockSpace will be bringing on strategic partnerships with mastermind groups to foster collaboration between other incubators and communities. They want to secure a pipeline of clientele. They are currently in talks with Fantasm to be a preferred provider. BlockSpace also works with affinity.xyz which has an accelerator program launching and the Film Squad, which has most everyone active in the web3 film space.
Cryptokenny can be heard on the Crypto War Room once a week which features a panel of experts in different fields and education. Find Cryptokenny on Web3 talk spaces biweekly or to learn more follow cryptokenny.eth, @kennthnull, on twitter.
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