Jun 2, 2022 • 33M

How Brands Can Leverage Web3 to Build Community // Matt Nichols, General Partner of Commerce Ventures

The Consumer VC episode 217 with Matt Nichols, General Partner of Commerce Ventures

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Mike Gelb
The Consumer VC takes a look into early-stage consumer investing and venture capital. If you are interested in learning about consumer trends, have a b2c business and interested in learning about the fundraising process at the early stage, you have come to the right place. Mike interviews some of the top venture capitalists in the world that focus on B2C and consumer type companies or have a deep track record investing in these categories such as marketplaces, SaaS, social, CPG and non-tech subscription. Mike also interviews founders that are building some of the most disruptive consumer facing companies in the world. The conversation usually includes the insight the founder discovered, fundraising strategy, and the pitch. This podcast also includes bonus episodes. Each bonus episode dives into a particular subject that might not have to due with the fundraise or venture capital, but still would be helpful to founders. For example, a bonus episode on brand strategy or how to construct a board of directors. All bonus episodes will be clearly labeled. For all episodes, please visit www.theconsumervc.com. For updates, you can follow @mikegelb on Twitter.
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Hey Friends,

Our guest today is Matt Nichols, General Partner of Commerce Ventures. Commerce Ventures backs entrepreneurs from every background building the infrastructure for tomorrow's industries. Matt’s specific investment focus is retail and commerce technologies.

In today’s episode we discuss:

  • How brands can leverage crypto technology to create community

  • How Web 3 could be used for loyalty programs for retail stores

  • The current state of NFTs

  • The relationship between NFTs and luxury

  • What has to work in order for supply chains to transact through smart contracts

I hope you enjoy listening!