Stephen Costiniano is a early stage angel investor that’s focused on Web3, he also Co-founded FarmKonek a Agri-Tech one stop solution for small holder farmers. Besides that he is also the one of the youngest rice producers in Nueva Ecija Philippines.
What were you doing before Web3?
Before Web3 I was a Investment Analyst in a Private Hedge Fund Trading US Options Market and Managing my own crypto portfolio before the term Web3 was coined.
How did you get into Web3?
I was in the Cryptocurrency space since 2016 during my college days.
What was your first crypto or NFT project?
First Crypto – Bitcoin
NFT Project – Crypto Kitties
How would you explain what you do to someone outside of Web3?
I advise business owners that wants to push thru Digitalization & Tokenization.
Which creator or thought leader do you enjoy learning from?
“One that can move markets”
What is the biggest highlight of your career so far?
From being a Employee who loves completing task to an Entrepreneur who loves to fail fast and create systems that can generate wealth.
What tech or crypto trend are you watching this year?
RWA (Real World Asset) Tokenization. & Main Stream Quantum Computing.
What advice would you give someone starting out in Web3?
Always stay on the core fundamental of why web3 is being built and solve real problems. “Digitalization is moving forward not backwards”
If you could do a TED talk on any topic, what would it be?
How to manage expectations for new and emerging markets.
What is the one thing you would bring if you were stuck on a deserted Island?
My Journey Notebook
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.