414. Building the Metaverse with RFOX's Ben Fairbank

Ben Fairbank is the CEO and Founder of RFOX, a web3 platform on a mission to empower everyone to play, create and earn in an immersive metaverse without borders.

RFOX is a team of 100 builders creating a metaverse that acts as a platform connecting whitelabel services in one central hub. Businesses and creators can tap into tools for finance, gaming, VR, NFTs, e-commerce and retail and market to a ready-made audience of users.

In this conversation, we unpack:

  • Ben’s origin story
  • Ben’s definition of the metaverse
  • How far away virtual reality mass adoption really is
  • Interoperability in the metaverse
  • Hiring for web3 projects
  • The shifting capital raising landscape
  • Taking the time to get things right versus rushing out the door
  • Tokenomics and new incentive mechanisms
  • How web3 contributors and users become the new sales and marketing team
  • How token economies can redefine the media landscape
  • What Ben thinks about what critics think might be negative social consequences of spending a lot of time in the metaverse
  • Ben’s views on pure decentralization
  • And so much more…

With that, enjoy my conversation with Ben Fairbank.

Show Notes:

  • RFOX: www.rfox.com
  • RFOX Discord: https://discord.io/RFOX+
  • Ben on Twitter: www.twitter.com/bennydoda01
  • Metavise: www.metavise.io
  • Steve on Twitter: www.twitter.com/steveglaveski