In this Episode of From the Blockchain, Ashley (Bored Becky) is joined by guest Nick Daze, founder of Alignmint. Nick discusses how a near death experience led him to becoming a Web3 founder, starting a Clubhouse channel that led to his meeting of Carole Baskin of Tiger King, and bringing charitable giving to the Blockchain.
Alignmint is designed to be a platform that allows users to have a better connection to the charities that they are giving to through impact updates with NFTs that show the owners how they have helped. This is a huge difference as compared to a typical donation to a charity, where you donate and then likely don’t get updated. Ashley and Nick discuss how Alignmint fills a void in the space of charitable giving and how it plans to incentivize users to collect real time data to be shared.
In this episode, topics include:
· How meeting Carole Baskin of Tiger King lead to the creation of the Ethereum token Tiger Queen
· How Alignmint will bring charitable giving on the chain so people can share and engage
· The ways that traditional fundraising can get involved in Web3
· Nick’s near-death experience leading to his life in the Web3 space
· Potential tax benefits that you can expect with Web3 charitable giving
· What inspired Nick to get to where he is
· The ways that receiving updates can impact future giving
… and more!
Also in this episode, Ashley and Danielle announce a new educational segment into the show. This time you’ll hear about Tokenomics: the rules and elements that define the different elements of a crypto project. Be sure to check out the educational materials that will be released on Medium!
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00:47 – Guest Intro, Episode overview
02:55 – What is Alignmint?
03:58 – Nick's background, connection to Carole Baskin
06:38 – Donating, charitable collaborations and utilization
14:34 – Community and adoption
18:02 – Onboarding newcomers to this space
19:43 – How he came to this space
21:24 – How Alignmint works, donor involvement
26:08 – Plan for launch, scale, and adoption
30:00 – Tax benefits
31:58 – Alignmint’s mission and impact
35:47 – What part of Alignmint Nick is most excited about