Friday Jul 15, 2022

E05 - Tak Suzuki on Funding Emerging Artists through NFTs

Tak Suzuki is the co-founder of Senkusha, a funding platform looking to support and grow emerging artists, musicians, and athletes through NFT sales. Tak is soon to be a physiology graduate from the University of Auckland, he loves experimenting with new tech, and has an impressive CV at a young age.

In this conversation we talk about: 

  • Music labels and the motivation for a crowd funding platform
  • NFTs, mp3s, transparency, and minting on Ethereum
  • The upcoming launch with musician Ash Supé


  • 00:00 Intro
  • 01:06 When did you first hear about crypto?
  • 05:36 Senkusha
  • 08:19 Not a music label
  • 11:04 Finding talent and upside for artists
  • 13:06 Business model & royalties 
  • 17:06 Why NFTs & mp3s?  
  • 19:40 Minting on ethereum
  • 24:14 Transparency & DAOs
  • 28:02 Ash Supé
  • 30:32 the Senkusha 500
  • 34:50 BCNZ
  • 36:47 rapidfire
  • 39:42 fin

Some notes from the show:

Contact Tak:

Find Jeff:

The BCNZ Pod:

Music: Liféstyle Freéstyle by Ash Supé

Media & Sponsorship Enquires:

Recorded at blockheight 743902. The BCNZ Podcast was founded in 2022 by Jeff Nijsse and Bryan Ventura.


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