Into The Metaverse
EP.65: Into the Metaverse with Sam Peurifoy - Partner & Head of Interactive, Hivemind

EP.65: Into the Metaverse with Sam Peurifoy - Partner & Head of Interactive, Hivemind

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This week Yon welcomes Sam Peurifoy into the metaverse. Sam brings a wealth of knowledge and an investment lens to the podcast, as he is a partner and the head of interactive at Hivemind Capital, a Web3 and blockchain technology focused investment firm.

During their conversation Yon and Sam discuss if the fictionalized nightmare of corporate overlords running the metaverse is realistic, talk about what actually took place during the first wave of Web3, break down how open source software can work inside of a corporate model, and much more.


  • Defining the Metaverse (01:05)

  • Avoiding the Corporate Overlord Scenarios of Fiction (03:15)

  • Relationship Between Simplified Use and Platform Control (08:00)

  • What Really Happened in the First Wave of Web3 (10:55)

  • How Open Source Software Inside of a Corporate Model Can Work (16:30)

  • How Does Hivemind Approach the Web3 Investment Landscape (19:20)

  • Sector Sam is Most Excited About in the Next Year (23:05)

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Into The Metaverse is a multi-segment podcast show focused on deep coverage of the Metaverse through interviews with brilliant minds who build, create for, and invest in, the metaverse.