Memecoins Have More Upside Potential Than Prime Governance Tokens, Says VC

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Episode 20 of season 6 of The Scoop was recorded with The block Frank Chaparro and Li Jin, co-founder and general partner of Variant.

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Li Jin is a co-founder and general partner of crypto-VC firm Variant.

In this episode, Li analyzes the memecoin phenomenon that has recently swept the crypto market and explores how different types of memecoins capture and monetize attention.


00:35 Memecoin Zeitgeist

04:04 The attention economy

10:58 a.m. Classifying Memecoins

5:40 p.m. Exchange Memecoins

9:05 p.m. Are Memecoins productive?

11:14 p.m. Memetic analysis

29:10 Memecoins and Marketing Strategies

34:42 Final Thoughts

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About the Author

Davis Quinton is the Director of Podcasts at The Block and runs our flagship podcast called The Scoop, hosted by Frank Chaparro. Since joining The Block as an “intern” in early 2022, he has worked closely with leadership across all departments to translate The Block’s written content into engaging multimedia formats. He holds a degree in social research and social research. Public Policy from New York University in Abu Dhabi and is based in Sydney, Australia.

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