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Not Investment Advice

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.Let us know what you think on Twitter:@bzaidi@trungtphan@jackbutcher@niadesk See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Ep 14 - Someone Got Rona, Euros Reflection, Delta Surge, Nation-States + Join Our Group Chat

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:https://youtu.be/YKOYRaMqqkMListen into our group chat on Telegram:https://t.me/notinvestmentadviceLet us know what you think on Twitter:@bzaidi@trungtphan@jackbutcher@niadeskTimestamps:0:00:00 – Elon Musk the Reply Guy0:01:21 – One Of The Boys Got Rona + Delta Variant in England0:08:40 – Our Open Group Chat (Telegram) + Pavel Durov0:17:49 – Telegram vs. Twitter0:28:12 – England Post Mortem + National Anthem0:34:56 – Impact Of Penalty Miss On Saka0:38:26 – Football Culture0:42:16 – Crumbling of the Nation-State + Olympics0:49:06 – Trung Roasts British Food1:00:59 – Chicken Tikka Masala + Chicken Shop Culture See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 5mins

22 Jul 2021

Rank #1

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Ep 13 - Greatest Ad Campaigns Of All Time, Joe Rogan The King Maker + First Day At Work Stories

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:https://youtu.be/Is-0z-fVywwLet us know what you think on Twitter:@bzaidi@trungtphan@jackbutcher@niadeskTimestamps:0:00:00 – Intro0:02:19 – England0:05:37 – Andy Jassy Takes Over Jeff Bezos0:11:15 – Amazon Profit + Trung’s Bank Internship0:17:31 – Bilal's Google Interview + Trung's Flower Shirt Theory0:22:31 – King Maker Joe Rogan0:28:54 – Music Production + Book Publishing0:36:18 – Jay Z, Square, Twitter + Mobile Banking0:40:28 – Revenue Share Agreement, E-Commerce + Bitcoin0:47:04 – Absolut Vodka’s Longest Running Ad Campaign0:53:30 – Constraint, Culture + Simplicity1:00:38 – Diluting the Strength of the Message1:11:13 – Audience Questions1:12:45 – Top Three News Sources + Twitter List1:20:00 – Media Diet + Reddit1:23:51 – The Economist’s Greatest Ad Campaign See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 31mins

15 Jul 2021

Rank #2

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Lumber Trader Explains What's Going On With Lumber (Bonus Episode)

This is a bonus episode - Jack, Bilal + Trung get schooled on what the hell is going on with the lumber market. Make sure you're subscribed to Not Investment Advice on your fav podcast app for all episodes where the boys share what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:https://youtu.be/Vgk4K4zlp2kLet us know what you think on Twitter:@bzaidi@trungtphan@jackbutcher@niadeskTimestamps:0:00:00 – Intro0:00:55 – Lumber Trade Walkthrough0:04:49 – COVID Impacts on Lumber Trade + Market Price Discrepancies0:12:24 – What Makes a Good Lumber Trader?0:19:12 – How David Got Over His Skis0:24:10 – Lumber Market vs Cheese Market0:27:11 – Logistics + Future of the Industry0:30:52 – David’s Path to Crypto Investing See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

40mins

13 Jul 2021

Rank #3

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Ep 11 - Tech's Impact On Culture, Jay-Z Buying NFTs, Jack Dorsey Playing 4D Chess + The History Of Sriracha

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:https://youtu.be/rVz4zzXPQLMLet us know what you think on Twitter:@bzaidi@trungtphan@jackbutcher@niadeskTimestamps:0:00:00 – Intro + Canada Day0:04:45 – Preview Of What We'll Cover0:06:00 – Richard Branson Going To Space + England Finally Winning?0:13:05 – Fracturing of Culture + Who Shapes Culture?0:29:28 – Jay-Z Getting Into NFTs + Crypto?0:34:33 – Andreesen Horowitz, Chris Lyons + Culture Fund0:40:48 – Jack Dorsey Playing 4D Chess? Twitter, Square, Bitcoin, Ethereum0:41:58 – Future Predictions for Jay-Z, Artists + Democratization of Music0:45:30 – Sam Altman’s Worldcoin 0:48:58 – Jack Maller’s Bitcoin Tab0:51:15 – Fun Fact Phan: Sriracha Story1:01:39 – The Hot Sauce Champion See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 5mins

8 Jul 2021

Rank #4

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Ep 10 - Decentralized Disney, Bored Ape Cinematic Universe, Peter Thiel's $5bil Roth + Audience Q&A

PodcastJack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:https://youtu.be/BADMGqhzllYLet us know what you think on Twitter:@bzaidi@trungtphan@jackbutcher@niadeskTimestamps:0:00:00 – Intro + Pour One Out For Fiat Phan0:05:40 – a16z's $2.2bil Crypto Fund0:08:27 – Trung's Swear Jar0:11:32 – Preview Of What We'll Cover + Jack's Red Pill Media Diet0:13:42 – Decentralized Disney + The Bored Ape Cinematic Universe0:26:07 – Bored Ape Community + Commercial Rights For Characters0:32:28 – “Investing becomes a team sport you play with people on the internet”0:34:51 – Patterns From The Past + Jack’s Ape Collection0:36:29 – Wearing NFT Hoodies in VR0:38:15 – Jack’s Most Valuable Ape + Rare Traits Spreadsheet0:45:33 – Web 1.0 to Web 3.0 Evolution0:50:30 – Fun Fact Phan: Peter Thiel’s Lord of the Roths1:01:33 – Audience Questions - Radical Idea: Music Investment Platform + Content ID1:11:20 – SoftBank Since WeWork1:12:38 – Who’s the Best Athlete Out of Trung, Bilal + Jack? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 17mins

1 Jul 2021

Rank #5

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Ep 9 - 20VC Fund, Call Her Daddy Spotify Deal, Tokenization of Creators, Mark Cuban's DeFi Bet + Q&A

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:https://youtu.be/zdv7VmpESKoLet us know what you think on Twitter:@bzaidi@trungtphan@jackbutcher@niadeskTimestamps:0:00:00 – Intro + Trung’s 100k Cake0:01:39 – Preview Of What We'll Cover0:03:07 – Harry Stebbings $140mil Fund + a16z Future0:07:51 – Jake Paul’s Investing Partner, Geoffrey Wu0:11:37 – Owning Brands: 50 Cent, Nelk Boys + Logan Paul0:15:21 – First Creator Billionaire + Alcohol Brand Plays0:19:04 – Validating Demand + "Trusted Distribution"0:22:22 – $60mil Podcast Deal: Call Her Daddy, Spotify + Barstool Sports0:35:25 – Did Joe Rogan + Alex Cooper Make Good Deals?0:37:43 – YouTube Upside + Mechanics0:41:56 – Tokenization of Creators, Billion Dollar Market Caps + Robinhood For Investing In People0:49:34 – Decentralized Social + Evolution of Bitclout0:52:41 – Opportunities On Bitclout0:56:30 – Gary Vee NFTs + Community0:58:00 – Mark Cuban DeFi Bet + Titan Collapse1:02:50 – Categories of DeFi Projects + Auditing Contracts1:10:57 – Audience Questions: How Bilal, Jack + Trung Met1:15:02 – Trung’s Reddit Discovery Process  + Reply Guys1:21:20 – Jack's View On Using Substack1:26:40 – Close See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 27mins

23 Jun 2021

Rank #6

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Ep 8 - Ethereum Deep Dive w/ Packy McCormick, El Salvador Adopts Bitcoin + Volcano Energy

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan are joined by Packy McCormick for a deep dive into Ethereum.Every week on Not Investment Advice, we discuss what we're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, tech and memes.Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:https://youtu.be/bfTKEyCpp00Let us know what you think on Twitter:@bzaidi@trungtphan@jackbutcher@niadesk@packyMPacky's Posts Discussed:https://www.notboring.co/p/own-the-internethttps://www.notboring.co/p/the-great-online-gameTimestamps:0:00:00 – Intro0:01:47 – Coffee Blasphemy 0:06:44 – Back From Bitcoin Miami0:11:23 – El Salvador Adopting Bitcoin: Good, Bad + Ugly0:19:41 – Volcano Energy + Bitcoin Mining0:22:14 – Geopolitical Implications0:24:47 – Packy's Intro Into Crypto0:28:55 – "Ethereum Is The Excel of Blockchains"0:32:11 – Fiat Phan Goes Rogue + Jack Bought A Crypto Punk0:36:27 – Ethereum Bull Case0:42:45 – Cardano, Solana + Risks0:46:55 – The Great Online Game0:48:29 – Packy's Top Posts + Dad Life See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

54mins

17 Jun 2021

Rank #7

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Ep 7 - Jack Live From Bitcoin Miami Week, Citycoins, DAOs + Buying .btc domains

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:https://youtu.be/pbU_NzZiEAILet us know what you think on Twitter:@bzaidi@trungtphan@jackbutcher@niadeskTimestamps:0:00:00 - Intro0:00:34 - Trung CNBC Counter Update0:02:03 - Jack Live From Miami Bitcoin Week0:07:46 - Crypto OGs, Floyd Mayweather + Miami Coin0:10:00 - Apps Being Built On Bitcoin + Startup Cities0:15:26 - Trung's "Think Different"0:17:14 - Fair Use Rules + Will Trung Get Flagged?0:20:31 - HSBC US0:24:08 - DeFi + Banking0:29:56 - Mr. Beast - one-man media company0:31:36 - DAOs + Creative Leverage0:42:34 - Exciting Creative Work vs Cash Cows0:47:26 - Experience Hiring At Google0:50:42 - Bored Ape Yacht Club - Ground Floor Price Update0:53:53 - Jack + Bilal buying .btc domains1:01:40 - Bilal's Bday1:06:33 - Coming Up Next Week See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 9mins

10 Jun 2021

Rank #8

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Ep 6 - Amazon Buying MGM, Stanley Druckenmiller's Interview, Biden's Budget + Latest In Crypto

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:https://youtu.be/GZTR3R-egjcLet us know what you think on Twitter:@bzaidi@trungtphan@jackbutcherTimestamps:0:00:00 – Intro0:03:10 – Trung Broke His MacBook0:06:00 – Apple Dilemma0:11:27 – Amazon Buying MGM + The Best James Bond?0:15:23 – Amazon Prime vs Netflix, Disney + YouTube0:22:42 – Jeff Bezos The Oreo McFlurry0:23:50 – Asian in UK vs US0:25:44 – The New York Times + The Athletic0:27:08 – Cognitive Dissonance In Media + NFT Boom0:30:54 – Jack's Take On NFTs Since March Boom0:36:07 – Stanley Druckenmiller Interview Takeaways + View On Crypto0:45:06 – Family Friends Asking Jack About Crypto Allocation0:48:58 – European Exchange Rate Mechanism0:54:15 – 1920 Germany Hyperinflation0:55:05 – Legendary Trade: Soros + Druckenmiller Broke The Bank of England0:59:41 – Carl Icahn, GameStop NFTs + Gary Vee1:02:31 – Mark Cuban + Polygon/MATIC1:06:47 – Gary Vee + Bored Ape Yaught Club1:09:52 – Bored Ape Giveaway1:10:48 – Biden’s $6Tril Budget See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 22mins

3 Jun 2021

Rank #9

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Ep 5 - How Jack + Bilal Got Into Crypto + Thoughts On The Recent Sell-Off // Not Investment Advice

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discussing the latest in business, technology and memes.Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:https://youtu.be/FQpFP2M55psLet us know what you think on Twitter:@bzaidi@trungtphan@jackbutcherTimestamps:0:00:00 – Intro0:01:49 – When Jack and Bilal got into crypto 0:05:19 – Jack’s Thoughts On Bitcoin in 20180:07:16 – Warren Buffet “Have Fun Staying Poor”0:08:34 – Winklevoss Twins + Bilal’s Experience In 2017/180:12:04 – 2018: The End of Crypto?0:12:44 – Trung’s Stanley Druckenmiller Interview0:14:10 – Evolving Narratives On Bitcoin & ETH0:21:55 – Trung’s MBA Paper on Bitcoin0:23:58 – Believers + HODLers0:30:01 – Thoughts On Recent Sell-off0:37:11 – Delirium & Euphoria0:39:22 – Gambling, Memecoins + FOMO0:44:57 – Goldrush + Collective Consciousness0:49:58 – Disclaimer, Subscribe + Review See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

51mins

28 May 2021

Rank #10