Spike Laurie

Spike Laurie

Hiro Capital

Roundtable Leader

Website: https://hiro.capital/

Spike is a Partner at Hiro Capital a venture capital fund investing in the innovators of the future. 

Spike leads many of Hiro Capital’s games studio, Web3, esports and streaming investments.

The Metaverse - Dystopian Buzzword or Utopian Future?
The Metaverse has become such an ubiquitous term in such a short amount of time. Along with its rise, there has been an increasing discourse set around its potential opportunities and weaknesses. In this roundtable session, we'll explore the following questions: what exactly is the Metaverse, and how will technologies like Blockchain and Augmented Reality define it?  Most importantly, do gamers really want this new world and why are they pushing back against �Play to Earn’ and publishers announcing NFTs in their games?