Mar 7 2023
Web3 Talk with, Wes Levitt Head of Strategy at Theta Labs
🔈 Wes Levitt is Head of Strategy for Theta Labs, where he works on corporate strategy, marketing and press relations, and analytics. He has been a speaker on blockchain topics at conferences like the New York Media Festival, Blockchain Connect, and NAB Streaming Summit among others. Wes also serves as a Partner at Alpha Sigma Capital, a blockchain-focused investment fund. Prior to joining Theta Labs, Wes spent 8 years in investment roles in real estate equity and securitized debt. He holds a BS in Economics from the University of Oregon and an MBA from UC-Berkeley Haas School of Business.Wes speaks to us about his path to Web3, Theta Network’s origin story (SLIVER.tv), content delivery networks (CDNs), THETA.tv, Theta Metachain technicals incl. Edge Nodes, validation incentive model with Theta token and TFUEL, token business model track with streaming platforms, Theta Video API, ThetaDrop NFT marketplace, Theta’s roadmap, core focus and community.Highlights:⚡️ About Wes⚡️ @Theta_Network⚡️ @THETAtv⚡️ Metachain, Edge Nodes⚡️ Token model track w/streaming platforms⚡️ Theta Video API⚡️@ThetaDrop NFT marketplace⚡️ Core focus, roadmap⚡️Theta communityWith You:🎤 Nina Cerar, Blockchain Recorded Podcast (@ninacerar10) & Wes Levitt (@wes_levitt)Episode Links:🔗 https://www.thetatoken.org/🔗 https://twitter.com/Theta_Network🔗 https://www.theta.tv/🔗 https://twitter.com/THETAtv🔗 https://www.thetavideoapi.com/🔗 https://www.thetadrop.com/🔗 https://twitter.com/ThetaDropWeb3 Stronger Together Challenge:🔈 The Blockchain Recorded Podcast (i.e. BRP) is a media partner with the Web3 Stronger Together Challenge initiative. Our collaborative role extends to hosting topic-specific panels to facilitate discussion and perspectives within varying industries related to the Web3 space. 🔈Main goals of the Web3 Stronger Together Challenge:⚡️ The main goal is to demonstrate the powerful ‘Together’ effect. As I use to say, Together is much more than a word, it’s magic⚡️ We aim to show to the whole Crypto industry and beyond that, the Web3 revolution is not about competition but rather about cooperation.⚡️ You know, we are really supportive, welcoming, open-minded and inclusive, it’s not a marketing speech⚡️ This initiative is also a way to confirm our long-term commitment, regardless of the bear or bull market situation, and our determination to keep on building, every day guided by a long-term vision and a humanistic philosophy🔗 https://twitter.com/Web3ST🔗 https://www.web3strongertogether.com/Blockchain Recorded Podcast (BRP):💡 Our interview-based podcasts provide relevant quality content, authenticity through conversation and storytelling, and the opportunity for transparent connection with our audience and community. With fundamentals in place, we focus on; (1) privacy, censorship resistance & on-chain solutions; (2) deep preliminary research, and; (3) the presentation of high-value educational content. We aim to evoke learning and knowledge-sharing by fostering a blended community of builders, users and investors.🤝 Our co-founding team met in 2018 post the turbulent ICO era. Fully committed and bound by their circle of trust, Nina Cerar, Tali Rezun and Silvo Fortuna founded Blockchain Recorded Podcast in early 2021. In its 3rd season, Podcast has gained recognition as a high-value educational Web3 content creator and provider.🎉 To honour the end of season two, we put together the showreel of conversations that stuck in our minds, furthermore we published a Medium article "High-Quality Educational Content in the Web3 Space" to point out the importance of Web3 content and content creators.🔗 https://medium.com/blockchain-recorded-podcast/high-quality-educational-content-in-the-web3-space-bf48fe8239bcSponsored Section:🔥 Ambire Wallet is an open-source Web3 smart wallet. It offers users simplicity and ease of use combined with battle-tested security. This fully non-custodial wallet offers an array of features like integrated swaps and cross-chain bridges, frontrunning protection, built-in DeFi protocols, hardware wallet support and much more. Ambire Wallet brings a number of innovations like transaction batching, gas abstractions and paying for gas in stablecoins, and human-readable transaction history among others. Suitable for both beginners and crypto veterans, Ambire wallet is the only tool you need to navigate the world of Web3.🔗 https://www.ambire.com/Disclaimer:📄 We do not deal with financial or trading token elements nor offer any licensed financial services, such as investment or brokerage services, fund management, capital raising or investment advice. The content of this podcast is provided for information purposes only and is not to be used or considered as an investment recommendation or an offer or a solicitation to buy, sell or subscribe to any securities or other financial instruments.