Raising Capital Before The Crypto Collapse: Lessons from Courtyard.io Founder Nicolas le Jeune


In this episode of Fundraising Demystified, Nicolas Le Jeune, founder of Courtyard.io, joins the show to share his journey from working at Google and YouTube to starting his own venture. Nicolas discusses his background, his roles at Google, and his passion for music. After realizing he wanted more and to build something of his own, Nicolas launched Courtyard.io, which came with its own set of challenges. Tune in to learn more about Nicolas' journey and the inspiration behind Courtyard.io.

Here are some of the key points in this episode

02:28 - Starting a new company.
04:51 - NFT drops with Pokemon cards.
07:02 -  Starting a company takeaway.
10:43 -  Revenue growth and capitalizing the business.
17:01 - Merging Web2 and Web3 worlds.
18:37 - The power of blockchain.
21:15 - Pitching your deck in a meeting.
25:43 - NFTs bring back the fun.
28:31 - Building the best team.
32:03 - Every meeting counts as well.
35:04 - Collectible space and Pokemon cards.

About Nicolas le Jeune

Nicolas le Jeune is the founder of Courtyard.io, a company that focuses on the intersection of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) and physical collectibles. Nicolas has a background working at Google and YouTube, where he managed music labels for YouTube and worked in sales for Google's cloud services. He left his job at Google to start Courtyard.io and has since raised funding and built a team to pursue his vision in the collectibles market.

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You can connect with courtyard.io through their social handles:
Twitter https://twitter.com/Courtyard_NFT
Discord https://discord.com/invite/courtyardnft
Linkedin www.linkedin.com/company/courtyardnft
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/courtyard.io
Hosted by Jason Kirby - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonrkirby/
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Email Jason at jason@thunder.vc

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