Diffusion

A quarterly gathering of the metaversal community in convo with Web3 visionaries and the next wave of builders.

Next edition: September 12 2022 (1:30 BST)
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*Diffusion is free of charge to attend.
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Programming

10:00 - 11:30 (GMT +1): Web3 Today
Hot button topics put to a panel and authentic stories to give light on what is really happening behind latest releases. Speakers include Mariana De Win (Director, Partnerships and Ecosystem Development / Binance) to Nicole Sales (Business Director, Digital Art Sales and NFTs / Christie's) to DEAFBEEF (Generative Audiovisual Artist), among others...
12:00 - 16:00 (GMT +1): Market + Portfolio Report:
Hear before headlines about upcoming newsmakers. A fast round of intros to OV’s latest portfolio choices with New Order, Polkadot, Hedera, and Filecoin. Who, what, and why these 26 companies are ones to know.

Base Camp 8

Polygon

Building the open metaverse

Join us to explore some of the world’s most exciting elements of the Web 3 ecosystem - DeFi, NFTs, Virtual Worlds, Gaming, Digital Fashion, DAOs, and more. Diffusion is our virtual conference made up of pitches, talks, panels, and live Q&A (and some surprise guests).

Whether you’re a founder, investor, developer, or just have an interest in the space, we invite you to hear from the people supporting the growth of the Open Metaverse!

Join pitches, live Q&A and talks from a range of industry experts…

Diffusion is the ultimate Web 3 demo day. As well as industry leading panelists and speakers, the pitches and progress from our latest Base Camp cohort will be showcased.
Learn more about our teams and their journey through the Metaverse.

Virtual Doors open

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13:00
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Opening Remarks

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13:15
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What Is Next to Emerge in P2E?

Profit sharing communities, communities with educational support, DeFi combining NFTs and gaming... A panel of insiders give insight into what’s ahead in play-to-earn.

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13:30
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The Future of Fun in P2E with Cryptowalkers

The team behind the Metaverse’s unique collection of fully rigged 3D walking characters share their thoughts on what’s ahead.

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14:00
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How Does Polygon Allow for Quantum Leaps in P2E Possibilities?

Scalability, connectivity, and seizing play-to-earn potential straight from the source.

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14:30
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Why Will Art Curation Change the NFT Space?

A look beyond headlines at non-fungible token culture with curators, artists, venues who are helping shape its culture.

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15:00
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Mastering Your NFT Collection with Artpool

Tips on Metaversal collecting from the founders of the first social network dedicated to curatorial practices.

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15:30
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Filecoin & IPFS as foundational blocks of the Open Metaverse

The big picture of how the distributed web is being built on storing and sharing data from the perspective of the protocols driving it.

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16:00
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Is Play to Win the $10b Opportunity?

Diving into the mobile Play-To-Win revolution with industry makers, movers, and shakers.

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16:30
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Deploying Crypto in P2E with Win.com

The scoop on providing the play-to-earn experience for Web3 which allows developers to instantly deploy crypto rewards and players to make a living - all with a couple lines of code.

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17:00
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What Does Companionship Look Like in the Metaverse?

The visionaries shaping the enormously vast metaverse to be less lonely share views on the new age of friendship.

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17:30
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Pets of Web3 with Digital Dogs

Journey across virtual worlds, social apps, and games with the creators of the AI four-legged best friend.

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18:00
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State of the Open Metaverse: 2022 and Beyond

Reviewing industry-defining trends including limitations and work required to enable further adoption of an Open Metaverse.

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13:00
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How Are Immersive Experiences Evolving the Metaverse?

Discovering what Web3 can look, feel, and sound like with those bringing it to life.

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13:30
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Bringing Live Entertainment Into the Metaverse with The Round

The world's first Web 3.0 ecosystem for live augmented reality entertainment talks about their vision for today’s and tomorrows’ audiences.

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14:00
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What Is the Impact of Identity as Currency In the Metaverse?

Online fashion gurus dig into the virtually reality of what we’ll be wearing and how others see it.

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14:30
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Building the Supply Chain of Metaversal Fashion with Gravity The Studio

Dressing the community of Web3 from virtual street to online sport to digital office to immersive event and metaverse between.

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15:00
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What does it take to succeed in business?

The journey from accelerator to investor to entrepreneur spanning Web 1.0 to Web3.

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15:30
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Can DAOs Change the Future of Web3 Fundraising?

A snapshot of changes decentralized fundraising has made and a glimpse of the paradigm shift it could trigger.

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16:00
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Building the Polkadot Community Engine with Citizend

The art of helping projects to launch tokens, build audiences, receive funds, and add value with the DAO aiming to do that for the world’s second largest ecosystem.

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16:30
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Is Sovereign Hardware & the Exit From Fiat Here?

An inquiry into the Web3 relationships between devices, users, and economy with those building for exponentially changing times.

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17:00
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Towards a Web3 Native Smart Phone with ZmBIZI

Looking at how time on the phone is spent with the founders rewarding users for their mobile sharing, shopping and searching.

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17:30
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Are Universal Digital Incomes on the Horizon Beyond Data Privacy?

A frank conversation with those working to shift data ownership from the hands of a few into the wallets of very many online users.

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18:00
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Earn While You Surf with Ozone

Offer the same tools big businesses have to make money from user data to the users themselves. A talk with the founders making that difference happen.

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18:30
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Enterprise in the Metaverse with Hedera

Enterprises are eager to enter web 3 – we take a look at what their needs are and how web3 will accommodate this new wave of growth.

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19:00
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2022: Sovereign Tech's Moment

Trailblazers give a view into how decentralized precedents today impact generations to come.

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13:00
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How Does the Rise of Specialist DAOs Change Society?

Taking the pulse of how focused DAOs are impacting areas spanning interests, industries, and investments with a few who are making a difference.

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13:30
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Investing Together Made Easier with Mesha

Decentralized social investing with the platform where users invest together.

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14:00
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Is LATAM Crypto's Quickest Route to 500m Users?

Considering the factors and potentials of a market with those looking at it from the inside out. This session will be in Spanish with English subtitles.

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15:00
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Connecting Online and Offline Markets with Amero

Bridging the gap between IRL funds needs and digital assets with an ecosystem of products that interact with each other.

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15:00
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Is Polkadot Web3's Pathway To Interoperability?

The difference building in Polkadot makes and where the ecosystem is headed.

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15:30
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Can Crypto Drive the Renewable Energy Transition?

Exploring the expansion of renewable energy worldwide using crypto incentivization.

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16:00
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Greening the Blockchain with Reneum

Disrupting the environmental credits market with the startup digitalizing and democratizing renewable energy.

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16:30
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DeFi 2022: Changing of the Guard

Surveying DeFi's recent moves from Bitcoin backing USD to regulations, permission, and a key figure's departure.

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17:00
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What Is Needed for Financial Inclusion of the Unbanked in Web3?

A dialogue with solution providers about the road to electronic funds, a debit card, and cash access for those marginalized by centralized systems.

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17:30
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Decentralizing Seamless Payments with Immersve

Bringing the unbanked into the fold with the world’s first DeFi Mastercard.

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18:00
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Closing Remarks

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18:30
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