Grant Blaisdell is the CEO and Co-Founder of Copernic Space, as well as a Co-Founder of Coinfirm.
What were you doing before Web3?
I’m Grant Blaisdell, CEO and co-founder of Copernic Space, 🚀
I’m focused on building on my 3-generation legacy in the space to create commercial and financial infrastructure + related applications for the soon-to-be $1 trillion space economy. 👨🚀 You can learn a bit more in this Business Insider interview.
Previously I co-founded Coinfirm, one of the leading analytics platforms for cryptocurrencies and have been in the blockchain market for almost 10 years.
I am also a partner in the music company and record label Big Idea, which brings top hip-hop artists to Central Europe, owns festivals such as Clout Festival and manages artists such as Young Multi. Big Idea is also about developing an NFT-based ticketing app.
How did you get into Web3?
Startups and music.
What was your first crypto or NFT project?
2013 as a foundational technological solution for the distribution and monetization of digital IP, media, and music.
How would you explain what you do to someone outside of Web3?
I’m a creator that build new solutions and markets using blockchain technology
Which creator or thought leader do you enjoy learning from?
What is the biggest highlight of your career so far?
Even though as co founder and former CMO of Coinfirm we achieved a major success with, creating Copernic Space. It is the most important thing I’ve ever created outside of my children as it fulfills a 3 generation family legacy and can provide real value to all life on earth.
What tech or crypto trend are you watching this year?
Space and real utility applications of NFTs.
What advice would you give someone starting out in Web3?
Think long term, not short-term gains. Think value for your users, not short-term value for yourself. Build a product, not a speculative asset.
If you could do a TED talk on any topic, what would it be?
The democratization and decentralization of the space economy.
What is the one thing you would bring if you were stuck on a deserted Island?
POW stands for “Proof of Work.” It is a new feature article series in The Mega Maxi to highlight the savviest builders in the Web3 space.