Here’s the recording of yesterday’s Web3, Metaverse and AI live event. The feedback has been great and I’m glad our community found value in the effort. Thank you to all who shared from the stage, participate in the live Q&A and joined us live in the audience.
Experts shared tips to help web3 creators, artists and entrepreneurs successfully navigate new technologies and opportunities in these exciting new spaces.
To recap, our agenda was as follows:
10 am PT (1 pm ET) Opening and Introduction– Mitch Jackson, Esq.
10:10 am PT (1:10 pm ET) Business Entity Formation- Gyi Tsakalakis, Esq.
Depending on your situation, you may benefit from setting up a formal business entity like an LLC (Limited Liability Company) or an S Corporation. This can offer major benefits in terms of taxes and liability.
10:30 am PT (1:30 pm ET) Contracts- Colin Levy, Esq.
Whether you are selling your digital work, hiring a manager, signing a deal with a gallery, or agreeing to a promotional contract, you should understand the terms and conditions.
10:50 am PT (1:50 pm ET) Tax Laws/Issues- Aaron Grinhaus, Esq.
Creators, like any professionals, need to understand how taxes work, including income tax, sales tax, and self-employment tax. This is particularly important if you are self-employed or freelance, as you will need to make sure you are setting aside enough money to cover your tax bill.
11:10 am PT (2:10 pm ET) Finance and Insurance- Mitch Jackson, Esq. (I jumped in at the last minute to cover for a speaker that had a calendar conflict)
Insurance might seem unnecessary, but it can protect you against unexpected situations. You might need professional liability insurance, loss and theft insurance, or other types of coverages.
11:30 am PT (2:30 pm ET) Negotiation Skills- Mitch Jackson, Esq.
These are essential in the world of business and law. You’ll need to negotiate contract terms, pay rates, and more. The better you are at this, the more likely you are to achieve outcomes that benefit you.
11:50 am PT (2:50 ET): Intellectual Property Rights- Pete Salsich III
Understanding the basics of copyright, patents, and trademark law. Learn how IP rights and AI are and will work together moving forward.
12:10 pm PT (3:10 pm ET) Marketing and Branding- Erich Kottke
Learn effective ways to leverage your web3 marketing and branding efforts locally, nationally and globally. Also, a BIG thanks to Erich for stepping in at the last minute and recording the event.
12:30 pm PT Closing Remarks- Mitch Jackson, Esq.