Would you bet all of your wealth on crypto? In this episode of FOMO Sapiens, we explore Glauber Contessoto’s journey of investing his entire fortune in Dogecoin, a ride that saw his $180,000 climb to $3 million and back down. Meanwhile, documentary filmmaker, Chris Temple, shares his own intriguing perspectives on the psychological impacts of financial decision-making amidst rapid price fluctuations. Join us as we dive into the world of cryptocurrency, discussing the highs and lows. Gain insights into the dynamics of digital assets and the mindset required for navigating the volatile crypto market. Don’t miss this revealing episode that unveils the risks and rewards of bold investments in cryptocurrency.
Meet our guest:
Chris is the co-founder of Optimist and director of the award-winning documentaries Living on One Dollar (Netflix 2015), Salam Neighbor (Netflix 2016), and Five Years North (PBS 2021). He’s been honored by HBO as one of the top 40 filmmakers under 40 and was a finalist for the duPont-Columbia Award for outstanding journalism. Chris recently completed a feature documentary about the psychology of money called This Is Not Financial Advice (2024) where he spent the past three years embedded into the world of cryptocurrency and investing. The film will be released in January 2024 with FUSE and Apple TV.
Glauber, lives in Las Vegas, Nevada. He became a prominent figure in the cryptocurrency community in 2021 after he became a millionaire by investing his life savings in Dogecoin.