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Luka Garza on his NFT Marketplace and Belief in Web3 Mainstream Adoption

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Luka Garza

Luka Garza started an NFT Marketplace right after college to leverage the NIL era through blockchain technology

Episode Description

Luka Garza was a first Team-All American, a Wooden Award National Player of the year TWICE, and was one of the best college basketball players of all time at Iowa University. The 6'10 center is now in the NBA playing for the Minnesota Timberwolves, but realized there was still an opportunity to maximize his efforts in college through blockchain technology. While Luka didn’t play in the NIL era, he knew it was coming and started Luka Garza NFT Group, which had the goal in mind for athletes to monetize their NIL with any institutional involvement. While he’s put the project aside (for now) the reemergence of stable coins prompts the discussion.. what’s it going to take for Web3 to achieve mainstream adoption?Disclaimer: Athletes and Assets, Inc. accepts no liability for the content of this video, or for the consequences of any actions taken on the basis of the information provided. Please invest responsibly and consult a financial advisor before making investing related decisions.

Episode Breakdown

0:00 - Welcome Luka Garza To The Show!

1:00 - Bitcoin Price Today

3:00 - Luka's Season So Far

6:20 - Missing The NIL era - How That Would've Affected Luka's Decisions

8:30 - Starting A Web3 NIL Marketplace - Creating His Own NFT

14:20 - Why NFTs? Problems In The Crypto World

17:10 - Web3 Future Use & Adoption

21:20 - Luka's Portfolio Today

26:40 - Where Will Crypto Be In 5 Years?

28:30 - Thanks Luka For Joining The Show! Like & Subscribe!

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