Carlos Diaz, The Creator Economy and Web 3.0 — InnovaBuzz 550

Carlos Diaz,

Our guest in this episode is Carlos Diaz, founder and CEO of Carlos is a repeat entrepreneur. He created his first startup, Emakina, at the age of 23, and it IPOed in 2006. He founded blueKiwi, the first SaaS in France, moved the company to Silicon Valley in 2010 and sold it two years later. He ran a startup accelerator program for four years and continues to invest through his rolling fund Diaspora Ventures.

He is also host of the independent podcast, Silicon Carne, which has become one of the most listened tech podcasts in France, with more than 10,000 downloads per episode.

Carlos is one of the first content creators to launch an NFT project specifically for his podcast, and then to build a platform,, for other creators to do the same with ease.

In our conversation Carlos talked to me about

  • The Creator Economy where creators build community and add unique value to that community;

Seth Silvers, in episode 537 introduced us to Carlos.

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We are moving away from the attention economy to the INTENTION economy. It’s less about the number of followers or listeners, more about the number of people that take action and are engaged. @CarlosDiaz on #InnovaBuzz podcast Click To Tweet

Show Notes from this episode with Carlos Diaz,

Key points and takeaways from this episode include:

  • Anticipate revolutions that are not obvious and turn your ideas into a real business solving real problems.

We are consuming content today more from individual creators than from traditional media companies. Yet the platforms are the ones that reap the monetary benefits from the value of that content. @CarlosDiaz on #InnovaBuzz podcast Click To Tweet

The Buzz — Our Innovation Round

Here are Carlos’ answers to the questions of our innovation round. Listen to the conversation to get the full scoop.

  1. 1 thing to be more innovative — Open a crypto wallet so you can start storing digital assets. It’s the 2023 version of opening your first email account.


Learn about Web 3.0 — it’s the very beginning. Educate yourself about this and try things out, share what you are doing with us.

Reach Out

You can reach out and thank Carlos through Twitter and LinkedIn as well as the website.

Suggested Guest

Carlos suggested we have a conversation with angel investor Marvin Liao, on a future InnovaBuzz Podcast episode.


Cool Things About Carlos

  • Carlos is a pre-seed investor.

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