Alex Di Giovanni

An Artist's Guide to Web3

A Talk by Alex Di Giovanni (Pando Law)

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About this Talk

The talk will outline the main issues that start ups, artists and entrepreneurs face in the web3 space.

Incorporation and Banking:

  • The challenges and strategies for incorporating a Web3-focused startup.
  • Navigating the intricacies of banking in a decentralized ecosystem.
  • How to secure financing and investment in the Web3 space.

Licensing Issues for NFTs:

  • Understanding the importance of licensing in the NFT (Non-Fungible Token) market.
  • Best practices for artists and creators to protect their intellectual property.
  • Navigating the evolving landscape of NFT regulations and copyright issues.

Securities Law Considerations:

  • Unpacking the complexities of securities law in the Web3 realm.
  • Identifying potential pitfalls and regulatory hurdles.
  • Strategies for compliance and staying on the right side of the law.

Offshore Considerations:

  • Exploring the advantages and challenges of setting up offshore entities.
  • Tax implications and structuring options for Web3 businesses.
  • International perspectives on Web3 opportunities and challenges.

DAOs (Decentralized Autonomous Organizations):

  • Exploring how artists can participate in and benefit from DAOs.
  • Governance structures within DAOs and their impact on creative projects.
  • Legal and compliance considerations when engaging with DAOs.

Tokenomics and Token Utility:

  • Understanding the role of tokens beyond ownership in Web3 ecosystems.
  • Strategies for creating and using utility tokens to engage with fans and supporters.
  • Token design and economic models tailored to artists' needs.

Web3 Community Engagement:

  • Strategies for building and nurturing a loyal community of supporters and collectors.
  • Incentivizing community participation through token-based rewards and governance.
  • Legal considerations when interacting with your community, such as user-generated content and moderation.

29 November 2023, 02:00 PM

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

About The Speakers

Alex Di Giovanni

Alex Di Giovanni

Pando Law


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Canada Council for the Arts

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts

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Artcryption helps creative monetize and safeguard their assets while protecting their IP.

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Cultural Policy Hub, OCADU

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Fineline is an artist collective, marketplace and more.

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Art Identification Standard

Art Identification Standard is a non-profit developing a universal standard or unique identifier for artworks leveraging blockchain technology.

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Nexus Nodes

Empowering the Web3 Ecosystem with Legal Knowledge

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