Reeve Collins - Co-Founder of Smart Media Technologies & Founder of Tether| Being a Pioneer in Emerging Technologies

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This is a podcast episode titled, Reeve Collins - Co-Founder of Smart Media Technologies & Founder of Tether| Being a Pioneer in Emerging Technologies. The summary for this episode is: ➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating: https://ratethispodcast.com/successstory   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ Reeve Collins is leading the charge in Web3 with multiple ventures including Smartmedia Technologies which is the world’s most trusted enterprise Web3 platform.   Reeve is a long-standing pioneer in both digital marketing and the Bitcoin / Blockchain space. At his first blockchain venture, he invented the stablecoin as the Co-Founder and CEO of Tether, the most used cryptocurrency in the world with a 2022 trading volume of $19.3 Trillion ranking it as one of the top 10 most traded assets in the world.     Prior to this Reeve Co-Founded BlockV, raising $22 Million in an ICO to deliver the first ever platform for the creation of the NFTs.   Before the Blockchain, Collins founded several successful ventures, with a series of firsts in the online advertising space including being one of the initial employees at Avenue A which went public at the peak of the Internet bubble for $6.6 Billion.   Reeve is known for successfully creating and exiting companies, and his most recent exit being Pala Interactive which he raised $70 Million to launch and in 2022 was acquired by Boyd Gaming.  ➡️ Show Links https://twitter.com/Reeve_Collins https://www.instagram.com/reevecollins ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - http://hubspot.sjv.io/successstorypod/   ➡️ Talking Points⁣ 0:00 - Intro 1:58 - What was the key moment in your life that set you on your path? 7:58 - What was your biggest takeaway from going public? 10:54 - The biggest mistakes he’s encountered in his career. 20:44 - Tether’s history and the life after tether. 25:34 - What is the best example of why value is the only thing that matters? 28:50 - The hype cycle of ICO’s. 35:03 - Why even have an ad if this brand wants to market to you? 37:48 - Defining decentralization vs centralization. 43:19 - What’s the definition of Web 3.0? 47:57 - What’s going to happen in the future of social media. 50:19 - Facebook has a better chance than Shopify. 56:03 - How do you invest in the future of the metaverse? 1:01:01 - What was the first use case for NFT before it became popular? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating: https://ratethispodcast.com/successstory   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ Reeve Collins is leading the charge in Web3 with multiple ventures including Smartmedia Technologies which is the world’s most trusted enterprise Web3 platform.   Reeve is a long-standing pioneer in both digital marketing and the Bitcoin / Blockchain space. At his first blockchain venture, he invented the stablecoin as the Co-Founder and CEO of Tether, the most used cryptocurrency in the world with a 2022 trading volume of $19.3 Trillion ranking it as one of the top 10 most traded assets in the world.     Prior to this Reeve Co-Founded BlockV, raising $22 Million in an ICO to deliver the first ever platform for the creation of the NFTs.   Before the Blockchain, Collins founded several successful ventures, with a series of firsts in the online advertising space including being one of the initial employees at Avenue A which went public at the peak of the Internet bubble for $6.6 Billion.   Reeve is known for successfully creating and exiting companies, and his most recent exit being Pala Interactive which he raised $70 Million to launch and in 2022 was acquired by Boyd Gaming.  ➡️ Show Links https://twitter.com/Reeve_Collins https://www.instagram.com/reevecollins ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - http://hubspot.sjv.io/successstorypod/   ➡️ Talking Points⁣ 0:00 - Intro 1:58 - What was the key moment in your life that set you on your path? 7:58 - What was your biggest takeaway from going public? 10:54 - The biggest mistakes he’s encountered in his career. 20:44 - Tether’s history and the life after tether. 25:34 - What is the best example of why value is the only thing that matters? 28:50 - The hype cycle of ICO’s. 35:03 - Why even have an ad if this brand wants to market to you? 37:48 - Defining decentralization vs centralization. 43:19 - What’s the definition of Web 3.0? 47:57 - What’s going to happen in the future of social media. 50:19 - Facebook has a better chance than Shopify. 56:03 - How do you invest in the future of the metaverse? 1:01:01 - What was the first use case for NFT before it became popular? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices