Amanda Terry from OnChainMonkey Explains How NFT Communities can Do Well AND Do Good!

Crypto Current

01-07-2022 • 26 mins


In this episode, Steven sits down with Amanda Terry to discuss OnChainMonkey’s incredible history, its efforts to do well and do good for the world, and its latest collection drop - Karma Monkeys.  Amanda Terry is a Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer for Metagood - a Web3 Business that strives to build a better future for Web3 while doing good along the way. Through its first NFT Project - OnChainMonkey (https://onchainmonkey.com/ (https://onchainmonkey.com/)) - Metagood has simultaneously created value for its community members and made a real world impact (https://www.metagood.com/impact). OnChainMonkey is the first 10K PFP Collection with all images, metadata, and rarity traits to be deployed entirely on-chain in a single transaction. They were a Free Mint launched on September 11, 2021 and have traded over 14,000 ETH in Lifetime Sales. Ownership of an OnChainMonkey allows membership perks in the community, exclusive IRL event access, and votes to fund projects that benefit the community and can change the world. OCM was selected as Fast Company's 2022 "20 Best World Changing Ideas" in Impact Investing and 1 of 8 Finalists in the Coindesk Extreme Tech Challenge Web 3 competition, which was presented on June 11 at Consensus. OnChainMonkey’s next collection - Karma Monkeys - launched Wednesday, June 29th and will be revealed Friday, July 1st to expand the OnChainMonkey Community and seed its DAO. Amanda is also Co-Founder with Bill Tai and Managing Partner of ACTAI Ventures, an early stage fund whose thesis is that technology can bring scale and efficiency to industries and improve our society and planet. They have a global network of investors, 80% of whom founded companies. They look globally for teams building high growth companies at good valuations and have invested in Web3, Blockchain, AI, Ed Tech, Food Tech, FinTech, Dev Ops: https://www.actaiventures.com/ Amanda has over 20 years in digital media sales and business development leadership experience from Twitter, NBC, Zagat (acquired by Google), 5min (acquired by AOL), TARGUSinfo (acquired by Neustar,) and Acxiom (acquired by IPG.) She’s a frequent speaker at blockchain industry events including NFT NYC, Ethereal Summit, SXSW, and Vee Con. She has a BA from Princeton University and MBA from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania. *Disclaimer. Richard Carthon is the Founder of Crypto Current. All opinions expressed by members of the Crypto Current Team, Richard or his guest on this podcast are solely their opinions and do not reflect the opinions of Crypto Current. You should not treat any opinion expressed by Richard as a specific inducement to make a particular investment or follow a particular strategy but only as an expression of his opinion. This podcast is for informational purposes only. ~ Want more information on us? Please check out our Linktree for all our info :) https://t.co/ReDOIwzJvN (linktr.ee/cryptocurrent)