Lewis Grafton left private equity to cofound and raise US$55m for a pre-launch crypto-native game (SolChicks)
I have profound admiration for anyone who takes the leap to start something new, and I was excited to talk to Lewis to see how he did it. Cherry on top: he’s expecting his second baby with his wife shortly.
We speak about:
What is SolChicks
What’s special about gaming on the blockchain
How do you back yourself as finance guys to build a winning game experience
Working remotely from Australia and the global team
Day-to-day work in the early days
What SolChicks is doing differently, including innovations in fundraising
Going from zero to one
Taking the leap to a new career
Why gaming is a such a powerful sector and systemically underrated
Is Play-to-Earn dystopian?
0 to 1 to 2 to 3 kids