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Hosted by Linqto's Chief Strategy Officer Karim Nurani, The Global Investor Podcast is explicitly designed for accredited investors. Each episode is an opportunity to stay informed, hear from like-minded individuals, and learn from successful business executives.  Join us as we take this educational and engaging journey to find some of the most passionate entrepreneurs and interesting pre-IPO companies from around the globe.

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Private Investing Made Simple

May 24, 2022


In this episode, Leo Matchett(Co-Founder/CEO) & Michael Musante(Co-Founder) of Decentralized Pictures joined our host, Karim Nurani, to discuss everything decentralized, community engagement, and how they plan to use blockchain/crypto to disrupt the industry for the creator economy.

*With Easter Egg. Make sure you listen to the end.

Learn how to invest in the private market and get insights into possible investment opportunities in the latest trends. We connect investors, entrepreneurs, and founders around the world in blockchain, NFTs, digital assets, web3, metaverse, and fintech. Follow us at @globalinvestorconference across social platforms to get the latest updates on our news, learning sessions, and conferences.


Today's Guest: Leo Matchett & Michael Musante

Leo Matchett is the Co-Founder & CEO of Decentralized Pictures. Leo is a Technical Emmy Award winner who grew up in Toronto and has lived in Los Angeles for 12 years working in film production. He brings a balance of knowledge in film, technology, and crypto-assets. Leo has been involved in smartphone application development since 2008, developing Artemis Director's Viewfinder (2018 Engineering Emmy Award Winner), and Techscout Touch for Android and IOS. As an early adopter of Bitcoin, Leo began conceiving ways to bring blockchain technology, its auditability, and efficiencies to the filmmaking lifecycle. His primary goal is talent discovery and helping those creative thinkers concentrate on what's important - the creative.

Michael Musante is the Co-Founder of Decentralized Pictures. Michael is also the head of Film Production and Acquisitions at American Zoetrope. He is an attorney, admitted to practice in New York and North Carolina, and received his BA from Duke University and his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. He practiced corporate law and litigation for 10 years before becoming a full-time creative film producer. He collaborated closely with film greats such as Ted Kotcheff, Martha Coolidge, Fred Roos, Richard Chew, and Stellan Skarsgård before joining the team at American Zoetrope.

Our Host: Karim Nurani

Karim Nurani is an entrepreneur, investor, and chief strategy officer at Linqto, a leading platform providing liquidity in the private sector. The Global Investor Podcast host - Karim, has 30 years of experience in new business development, focusing on strategy and business transformation. As a visionary who can assess business models from the perspectives of both an executive and investor, Nurani is responsible for the formation and success of over a hundred startups ranging from mining to process manufacturing. As a partner at Keiretsu Connect and throughout his time with Bay Angels, Sandalwood Ventures, and other entities, he has guided investors and new venture leaders to launch and develop markets as diverse as IoT, GreenTech, etc CannaTech, AR and VR, and more. 

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