Web3 gaming, designing token incentives, and the Haste Arcade story :: with Joe De Pinto
In this episode of Ventures, my guest Joe De Pinto (Co-Founder of https://www.HasteArcade.com) and I discuss his entrepreneurial journey from being a professional baseball player to starting a Web3 company. We talk about his choice to build on BSV, what that experience has been like, the types of games that are available in the arcade, the marketing strategies his team has used, entrepreneurial lessons learned, Web3 features deployed, and overall thoughts about the promise of Web3.
1:08 - Tee-up for the episode
1:19 - Joe’s background and how he got into Web3 (not the typical journey), starting BarPay,
6:27 - BTC forking into BCH and BSV
8:50 - Launching Haste Arcade
9:34 - What is Haste Arcade? What is its value proposition?
11:42 - What kind of games are in Haste Arcade?
13:22 - What has it been like building on BSV?
15:53 - What has the marketing strategy for Haste Arcade been? How is it going? // Play to earn strategies.
19:20 - How is Mike thinking about Web3 in general? What is he most excited about? (a discussion about micropayments)
23:13 - Entrepreneurial lessons learned. What advice does Mike have for fellow entrepreneurs out there?
25:49 - How can people play in the HasteArcade? Go to HasteArcade.com
26:18 - How can people get a hold of Mike to continue the conversation? @HasteArcade on Twitter and on Discord