123 - Investing in the Chainsmokers | Drew Taggart & Alex Pall

Drew Taggart and Alex Pall make up The Chainsmokers, one of the most popular electronic music groups in the world.
Jun 18, 20221 min read

Music isn’t the Chainsmokers' only passion. In their latest album, “So Far So Good,” they experimented with music NFTs via the Royal platform.

As some of the most successful creators and also investors, Drew and Alex are reshaping what it means to be a creator. With community at the forefront, The Chainsmokers are a duo that you should be paying closer attention to.

How did The Chainsmokers come to be so successful? What are their plans for the future of their crypto trajectory and community? Answers to these questions and so much more in the interview!


0:00 Intro

4:28 How the Chainsmokers Came to Be

16:05 Developing a Business Mindset

25:32 Alex & Drew’s Chemistry

34:42 Jumping into Investing

38:24 The Mantis Thesis

44:08 Investing, Music, & Product Market Fit

46:50 The Chainsmokers Investing Stigma

53:08 Activist Investing

1:01:14 The Chainsmoker’s Entrance into Web3

1:09:20 The Chainsmoker’s Mint with Royal

1:19:02 What Happens Next?

1:25:08 Alex & Drew’s Crypto Portfolio

1:27:20 Closing & Disclaimers  


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