Abe Micael, yWhales Head of Ecosystem, speaks with Faryar Ghazanfari, Co-Founder & CEO of Clipo Labs, and Co-founder and CEO of Multiverse - IIR. Imagine exploring a limitless, interactive virtual world that offers endless possibilities for creativity, collaboration, and commerce. This is the Metaverse, and Faryar Ghazanfari is a visionary leader in its evolution. Faryar discusses the challenges and successes faced by Clipo Labs in creating their groundbreaking technology. From immersive events to virtual theaters, and medical applications, Abe and Faryar delve deep into the ever-evolving realm of the Metaverse, its decentralization, and the incredible community effort it took to make the near-impossible happen.
Faryar Ghazanfari is the co-founder and CEO of Clipo Labs, the developer of the Interactive Immersive Reality (IIR) technology and the Multiverse platform. Prior to Clipo Labs, Faryar founded the social media platform Polygram that used face recognition AI to determine the audience's emotional response to various types of content. Prior to Polygram, Faryar developed a peer to peer data transfer technology called “red eye” that connects mobile devices and tablets regardless of their operating system. Faryar has an Electrical Engineering and Computer science degree from University of California, Berkeley.
In addition, Faryar is an Intellectual Property lawyer and a registered patent attorney. Faryar received his law degree from the University of California, Hastings. In addition to being a serial entrepreneur, Faryar has extensive experience working for many well-known companies in Silicon Valley. Faryar worked at Tesla as the head of open source compliance. Prior to Tesla, Faryar worked at SolarCity as an IP counsel.
At SolarCity Faryar has a key role to develop sensitive IP across various technologies. Faryar also worked at Visa, as a member of the asset management and business strategy team. Faryar also served as a congressional aide intern for the Congress of the United States. You’ll learn about: How Clipo Labs developed and patented tech for peer-to-peer mobile transactions Challenges of building the Multiverse and AI generation Transitioning from standard, catalog immersive environments to highly customizable ones
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0:00 Abe’s intro
0:37 Faryar’s intro
09:37 Advice for tech builders & entrepreneurs
15:01 About Clipo Labs
24:48 Challenges of building Multiverse IIR
28:48 Use cases
30:54 The future of Immersive Reality
36:51 If you are skeptical on the metaverse
39:56 Clipo Labs’ products & clients
42:36 Managing data & security
44:05 The Clipo Labs team
46:47 Revenue model
52:14 Client experiences
57:45 Closing thoughts
DISCLAIMER: yWhales is not affiliated with YPO. Support and production for today’s episode was done by Truth Work Media. Nothing in the podcast constitutes professional and/or financial advice, nor does any information on the podcast constitute a comprehensive or complete statement of the matters discussed or the law relating thereto.
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