The yWhales team speaks with Co-Founders Dan Goikhman and Krish Arvapally of Replay, and Kedric Van de Carr, Advisor at Replay. Replay is the leading blockchain-based video tracking and payments platform for content owners. Powering the Web3 Content Economy, Replay is removing monetization friction for content creators and users to deliver unparalleled transparency into viewership and performance. Built on Theta’s blockchain protocol, Replay enables digital-ready streams that are trackable on the blockchain and available for distribution via a consumption-based model.
Dan Goikhman’s career started in business development strategy and Krish Arvapally in engineering. Goikhman and Arvapally started in Web2 at Mojiva, but eventually moved into Web3. They both shared a passion for the video space and founded Replay in March 2022 . A serial entrepreneur, Kedric Van de Carr is the Co-Founder of DeFi masterclass and has previously co-founded several blockchain/cryptocurrency businesses. He met Goikhman and Arvapally during their time at Mojiva and is a close advisor for Replay today.
You’ll learn about:
- How Goikhman, Arvapally and Van de Carr connected
- Why Goikhman and Arvapally founded Replay
- What is Replay
- The Authentication Mechanism
- Decentralizing video payments, tracking and payments with the RPLAY TNT-20 token
- Common issues that occurred with company launch
- Replay’s partnership with ThetaLabs
- What is the team at Replay excited about?
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[01:50] Dan’s background
[05:33] The year of mobile and the comparison to Web3
[09:00] Krish’s background
[14:06] Kedric’s background
[20:13] How do you define NFTs?
[27:13] About Replay
[32:52] A lack of visibility in the content creation process
[36:10] Partnership with ThetaLabs
[39:24] Where is Replay currently at?
[42:29] What does your tech stack currently look like?
[48:15] The target audience
[53:04] Streaming agnostic
[54:14] Tackling piracy
[59:14] What are the unknowns?
[1:02:00] The content creators Replay is going after
[1:05:51] More on Theta
[1:08:57] What is the team excited about