By Joy Loftus

This week’s NFT.NYC Clubhouse featured six thought leaders at the forefront of NFT law.

Read on to find out more about:

  • Proof of Ownership and Copyright
  • Tension between Blockchain Reality and Legal Reality

Proof Of Ownership and Copyright

Audience member and NFT.NYC speaker, Mark Shekleton, asked the lawyers how an NFT creator can legally represent physical asset proof of ownership.

Daniel Payne provided Mark with a model to address this query. He talked about the patent that Nike recently obtained for issuing NFTs that are tied to a corresponding physical pair of sneakers. …


By Joy Loftus

The NFT.NYC Clubhouse returned this Wednesday for an hour-long conversation with five decentralized finance (DeFi) thought leaders.

Read on to find out more about:

  • How DeFi is implementing NFTs
  • DeFi powered NFTs
  • NFTs connect artists and bankers

How DeFi is implementing NFTs

We asked one of our featured speakers, Alex Mashinsky, a seasoned entrepreneur and CEO of Celsius Network, to explain the difference between traditional finance and DeFi in layman’s terms:

“Centralized finance involves having an intermediary — a bank or financial institution — that you trust and that is supposed to act in your best interest but really always acts in…


With a little more than five months to go for NFT.NYC’s third annual in-person event the response we’re receiving continues to grow.

We have now received 300 high-quality speaking applications.


By Joy Loftus

This week’s NFT.NYC Happy Hour Clubhouse included a panel of VC thought leaders who discussed NFTs and industry disruption. The conversation featured a distinguished group of five VC’s who talked about the ways that NFTs are unlocking industry ecosystems with a particular focus on IP and network effects.

Read on to find out more about:

  • NFTs and the Network Effect
  • NFTs in the Music Industry and VIP Experiments
  • NFTs and Intellectual Property

NFTs and the Network Effect

NFTs on open source platforms create a network effect.

David Pakman @pakman, an early stage tech VC with Venrock, described the abundance of digital ecosystems…


By Joy Loftus

The NFT.NYC Happy Hour Clubhouse returned this Wednesday to speak with a group of six experts from the NFT Collectibles and Gaming space.

The discussion included current events’ topics like the CryptoPunks sold at Christie’s Auction House this week, emphasized educating mainstream users about NFTs, and provided thoughtful approaches to blockchain gaming.

One of this week’s featured speakers gmoneyNFT tweeted about his special gift in the mail this week — a custom collectible 1/1 pair of NFT Kicks

Read on to find out more about:

  • NFT Collectors’ insight into the market
  • The Importance of Educating the Mainstream…


By Joy Loftus

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have been gaining traction.

They have the potential to affect well-established industries.

NFTs are being used to secure ownership of digital and real-world assets, protect intellectual property, and increase the monetization opportunities for creators.

Will NFTs change the way business gets done?

In this article, I’m going to discuss four industries being impacted by NFTs:

  • NFTs and Social Network
  • NFTs and Art
  • NFTs and Music
  • NFTs and Events

I want to look at what impact NFTs have:

  1. On how both creators of content and consumers or fans of that content engage with each other…


By Joy Loftus

This week’s NFT.NYC Weekly Clubhouse Happy Hour brought together expert voices from the NFT Art and Music communities.

Raymond St. Martin, CEO of Esaiyo, set the tone of the conversation when he said:

“These digital assets are starting to have a life of their own.”

Wednesday’s conversation featured six speakers from the upcoming NFT.NYC 2021 in the NFT art and music community, alongside a number of Clubhouse guests who were invited to the stage to speak later in the hour.

Several of this Week’s Speakers


NFT.NYC Weekly Clubhouse Session 1: “Happy Hour” Conversation with Founders and Selected Speakers

“Every time I leave NFT.NYC, I feel fired up” remarked Brendon Cooper, director at Panini America to Cameron Bale, co-founder of NFT.NYC.

The first NFT.NYC Clubhouse session, held at 4 pm ET April 28, drove thoughtleader conversation about NFT adoption.

The session commenced with an “Ask the Founders” segment with the conference founders Jodee Rich, Cameron Bale and Alex Atallah (also co-founder of OpenSea) — They discussed:

  • The maturing NFT Conference in its 3rd year
  • A powerful NFT Community with mainstream appeal
  • Statements from selected Speakers

The maturing NFT Conference in its 3rd year

Jodee Rich, CEO of NFT.Kred and co-founder of NFT.NYC, introduced a new concept in…


We are six months away from NFT.NYC’s third annual in-person event and the response we’ve received has been more than anticipated.

Based on early ticket sales, we think we may have over 1,000 Attendees.

To accommodate the increase in interest we are now planning TWO speaking tracks over TWO days

Many community members have said they are looking forward to an in-person event:


NFT.NYC will be hosting its third annual in-person event in Times Square on October 20 and 21, 2021.

The event brings together enterprise and consumer brands, blockchain developers, gamers, artists, investors and fans to showcase real world use cases.

NFTs have recently exploded into the zeitgeist, with several hundred million dollars of digital asset sales already this year.
Non-Fungible Tokens are impacting consumer experiences of ownership and identity.

NFT.NYC will now be a two day event.

Crypto Art pioneer Josie.io showcases tokenized physical artworks at NFT.NYC 2020

NFT.NYC

Since its inaugural conference in February 2019, NFT.NYC events have hosted thousands of attendees, hundreds of leading speakers and the best NFT projects.

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