#56 Value Investing, Med-Tech Startups, NFT Art Collector: Frank @Investopia

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In this episode, the guest, Frank, shares his background in investing and his love for travel. He discusses his journey into the world of finance and technology, starting from investing in stocks at a young age. Frank also talks about his interest in medtech startups and his involvement in the medical technology field. He then shares how he accidentally became an NFT collector and his love for vibrant and colorful digital art. Frank emphasizes the importance of community in NFT projects and the diverse perspectives they bring. He also discusses the potential of NFTs in the future. The conversation covers various topics related to the medical industry, healthcare economics, and the use of technology in medicine. The guest, Frank Constantino, discusses his role in the healthcare industry and how he helps companies navigate the economic aspects of their products. He also talks about the advancements in medical technology, such as controlling medical devices through smartphones and the use of AI in healthcare. The conversation touches on the differences between the healthcare systems in the United States and Europe, as well as the affordability challenges in the US. The guest expresses his interest in visiting India and exploring the medical industry there. The conversation concludes with a discussion about the upcoming NFT NYC event and the importance of making art and collectibles more accessible and affordable during the bear market. In this part of the conversation, Frank and Tanmay discuss their experiences with NFTs and the value of investing in them. They also talk about the NFT art contest they organized and the importance of community engagement. They explore the potential of blockchain technology in various industries, including real estate and investing. Frank shares his strategy for value investing and the importance of investing in oneself. They discuss the concept of value and how it can be added to different aspects of life. They also touch on the topic of World War I and the impact of wisdom handed down from older generations. In this final part of the conversation, Tanmay and Frank discuss various topics, including the value of art, the future of blockchain technology, and the importance of living in the present moment. They also talk about their favorite movies, books, and foods. Frank expresses his excitement about the global nature of blockchain technology and the opportunity it provides to connect with people from different cultures. They conclude by inviting listeners to support the show through sponsorships, NFT collections, and virtual galleries.In this episode of Rocklaz Radio, Tanmay Shah and Laura Grinbarga discuss books and podcasts they have read and listened to. They share their favorite podcasts, such as Akimbo and Freakonomics, and talk about the benefits of reading digitally and listening to audiobooks. They recommend books like The Artist’s Way, Big Magic, and The War of Art for creative inspiration. They also discuss the importance of finding the right time to read and making notes while reading. The conversation touches on spirituality in art and the impact of books like The Alchemist and Siddhartha. They also mention books on negotiation and personal development, such as Think and Grow Rich and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. The conversation covered a wide range of topics, including book recommendations, favorite genres, and spiritual and philosophical discussions. Some of the recommended books include ‘Atomic Habits’ by James Clear, ‘The Warrior’s Apprentice’ by Lois McMaster Bujold, ‘The Silver Metal Lover’ by Tanith Lee, ‘Mahabharata’ and ‘Bhagavad Gita’ by Shri Shri Ravishankar, and ‘Business Sutras’ by Devdutt Patnayak. The conversation also touched on the importance of finding balance and substance in the content we consume.


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00:00:00 Introduction to Rocklaz & Frank
00:05:47 Frank’s Back story
00:08:03 The Who is Who of Wall Street!
00:16:05 Bubble Stages & Market sentiment.
00:18:51 NFT Story
00:30:34 Med Tech Startups- How Frank got into Medical Technology?
00:34:22 Art Vs pfp NFTs
00:39:04 Economics of Medtech
00:44:35 New Inventions in Medtech
00:47:30 Accessible MedTech innovation from India. Fact about Medical TV ads.
00:53:15 Europen Medical Economics.
00:58:35 Indian Med tech overview
01:02:23 Fun Fact: US vs India. Federal vs state. Services vs Manufacturing.
01:06:56 Frank on Tanmay’s Art.
01:14:56 Integrating Blockchain & NFTs in Stock Market: 3D animated share certificate
01:21:08 Value investing from young Warren Buffet- Episode Highlight
01:29:13 What articles did you write?
01:32:29 Signature Round
01:34:40 Gifting stocks to niblings and kids
01:37:49 Tips on Money for Kids and their parents
01:40:28 3 People Living or Dead for Lunch?
01:47:08 Indian innovation- Bicycle engine, waterproof and fireproof.
01:54:49 Favourite Movie, book etc.
01:59:15 Value of Art in Society? & other fun questions
02:06:13 What gets you excited about the future?
02:09:07 Parting words & conclusion



• Investing in stocks at a young age sparked Frank’s interest in finance and technology.
• His involvement in medtech startups allowed him to combine his passion for healthcare and technology.
• Frank accidentally became an NFT collector and developed a love for vibrant and colorful digital art.
• Community plays a significant role in NFT projects, bringing together diverse perspectives and backgrounds.
• NFTs have the potential to revolutionize various industries and create new opportunities. Healthcare economics involves considering the financial impact of medical devices and treatments on the healthcare system.
• Advancements in medical technology, such as controlling devices through smartphones, have made healthcare more convenient and efficient.
• The healthcare systems in the United States and Europe have similarities and differences, with affordability being a major challenge in the US.
• India has a technologically advanced medical industry and offers affordable healthcare options.
• Making art and collectibles more accessible and affordable during a bear market can help support the community and create excitement. NFTs have the potential to revolutionize various industries, including art, real estate, and investing.
• Engaging with the community and organizing contests can create a sense of fun and excitement.
• Blockchain technology can change the way we invest in stocks and record ownership of physical assets.
• Value investing involves finding companies that solve a problem or have a technological advantage.
• Investing in oneself and constantly learning are essential for personal and professional growth.
• The wisdom handed down from older generations can have a profound impact on one’s life.
• The concept of value can be applied to various aspects of life, including relationships and personal growth. Art has the power to evoke emotions and change our mood, making it a valuable part of society.
• Blockchain technology breaks down barriers and allows for cross-border connections and the sharing of ideas.
• Living in the present moment and appreciating the now can bring a sense of peace and fulfillment.
• Finding enjoyment in your work is important for overall happiness and success.
• Supporting the show through sponsorships, NFT collections, and virtual galleries helps to keep the conversation going and supports the artists involved.


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