DeFi x Gaming — Fireside chat with Aleksander from Axie Infinity and Gustav from MakerDAO

DeFi x Gaming — Fireside chat with Aleksander from Axie Infinity and Gustav from MakerDAO

July 2nd

The Blockchain Game Alliance is happy to invite you to watch DeFi x Gaming — Fireside Chat with Aleksander Larsen from Axie Infinity and Gustav Arentoft from MakerDAO happening on July 2nd at 5PM CEST.

Some of the topics to be discussed include:

  • Why is makerDAO interested in gaming?
  • What kind of partners do you currently have in the blockchain gaming space?
  • Will we see NFTs as collateral in DAI?
  • Can you talk a bit about your latest grant program, winners etc.
  • What are you looking for from other game companies — traditional ones perhaps?
  • What is your opinion on blockchain games and scaling — will we see MakerDAO support a L2?


About Gustav Arentoft | MakerDAO

As a Business Development Representative for the Maker Foundation, Gustav Arentoft focuses on increasing business opportunities throughout Europe, Southeast Asia, and Africa. Prior to joining the organization, Gustav worked in the Fintech sector in Argentina, where he experienced first-hand the need for alternatives to the country’s struggling financial system. His academic background includes software development and economics.

The Maker Foundation is the organization facilitating the development of MakerDAO. MakerDAO governs the Maker Protocol and Dai, the world’s first decentralized, collateral-backed stablecoin on the Ethereum blockchain. Dai mitigates volatility through an autonomous system of smart contracts called the Maker Protocol, and through decentralized community governance.

Aleksander Larsen (Axie Infinity)

Aleksander Larsen joined the Board of the Blockchain Game Alliance, taking the role of new Secretary of the organization on May 2020

Aleksander is one the co-founders of Axie Infinity / Sky Mavis, and is responsible for all things business-related. He previously worked in the e-sport scene as a competitive gamer, tournament organizer, video journalist and community leader.

He has worked in the Asia Pacific region since early 2018 and has a vast network of blockchain industry and gaming connections, particularly in Vietnam, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Japan.

Sky Mavis builds products that allow anyone to truly own their digital identity and game assets. The company was founded in early 2018 and was ranked #6 of all blockchain game companies in 2020 by

The flagship product, Axie Infinity, is a game universe where players battle, raise, and trade cute creatures called Axies. It is one of the highest grossing-grossing blockchain games of all time, according to Dapp analytics platform

About the Blockchain Game Alliance

The Blockchain Game Alliance is an organization committed to promoting blockchain within the game industry.

Our goal is to spread awareness about blockchain technologies and encourage adoption by highlighting their potential to foster new ways to create, publish, play, and build strong communities around games.

The BGA also provides an open forum for individuals and companies to share knowledge and collaborate, create common standards, establish best practices, and network.

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