Raoul Pal | CEO of RealVision, GMI, etc. | web3 talks | Sep 29th 2022 | Hosted by Raphael Hyde

Join Raoul Pal, CEO of RealVision, GMI, and leading expert in web3, as he shares his insights on the revolutionary potential of web3, the impact of inflation, and the future of identity and authentication.

Key takeaways

Here’s what I’ve gathered as main points from the transcript:

  • Crypto/Web3 is a game changer with potential to unlock massive market share and value
  • Supply drives tokenization, and corporations see cultural value in brand and community engagement
  • Inflation pain: central banks are going back to printing money, leading to uncertainty, and debt servicing consumes profits
  • Interest rates rising in fixed income markets, affecting borrowers (e.g., households with heavy debt)
  • The world faces issues with identity, KYC documentation, and authentication; solveable with digital certificates and blockchain integration
  • Web3 is about rewiring the internet, making it decentralize, and enabling a transparent record of ownership
  • Identity problem may be the biggest single challenge holding back web3 adoption
  • Authentication in web3: using certificates like digital IDs, NFTs could empower users to control their info; Google’s authentication potential can provide a seamless experience
  • Economic landscape: growth is slowing due to debt, interest rates, inflation concerns; central banks’ money creation drives debt; pensions fund deficits
  • In his perspective, Raoul Pal recommends investors consider digital assets, Web3 as a new frontier. Web3 solves identity auths, and NFTS & digital certificates enable secure onramps
  • Global systems & economies are under pressure - people are passionate about things: music, sports, and crypto for the next generation
  • Credit ratings agencies, central banks print more money, and inflation accelerates; the next collapse has already started; in Japan, 70% of govern-ment bonds are owned by BoJ
  • Inflation problem due to debt; de facto debt jubilee creates money; central banks control only to keep debt servicing