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The most global podcast for investors in cryptocurrencies and blockchain, featuring fund managers and founders from all corners of the world sharing their theses and strategies. Jason Choi (@mrjasonchoi), Head of Research at Spartan Capital, a cryptoasset hedge fund, goes deep into the technology and economics behind crypto projects to dissect trends and themes in a global context. Not financial advice.
 
The CryptoBasic Podcast is an educational, honest, and entertaining exploration of the fascinating world of cryptocurrencies. Join hosts Brent Philbin, Karim Baruque, and Michael Laake as they explore concepts and cryptos such as Bitcoin, NEO, Ethereum, Litecoin, Blockchain, Cardano and much more. How does Bitcoin actually work? Should I use Coinbase or Bittrex? What in the world is an ICO? Listen to our 101 episodes on each topic for an in-depth, beginner friendly discussion to find out. Jo ...
 
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My guest today is Tom Albright, CEO of Bittrex Global. Bittrex Global is a secure, reliable and advanced digital asset trading platform developed for international customers and built on Bittrex’s cutting-edge technology. Before becoming CEO in February 2020, Tom served as general counsel of Bittrex in the United States, where he supervised all leg…
 
My guest today is my friend Steve Ehrlich is the co-Founder and CEO of Voyager, a retail-first publicly-traded, licensed crypto-asset broker that provides investors with a simple solution to trade crypto assets. Steve has a long history in the brokerage and market structure industry, he founded Lightspeed Financial, a retail broker-dealer where he …
 
I've been a vocal skeptic of NFTs as investments in the long term. To challenge my view, veteran crypto VC and ex-Coinbase early employee, Nick Tomaino (@NTMoney), joins us to debate: How do you value digital collectibles? The enforceability of moats in NFTs Are NFTs in a bubble? How large is the NFT opportunity? NFT projects Nick is most excited a…
 
My guest today is Kevin Chou, is the founder of Rally, is the CEO and co-founder of Rally, an emerging blockchain ecosystem where creators, fans and developers are joining forces to create the world’s first creator-owned economies. Kevin is also currently, serving as the Chairman of Gen.G, a new esports enterprise bridging Asia and North America. G…
 
My guests today are Russell Cann, Chief Customer Success Officer, and Taras Kulyk, the Senior Vice President of Blockchain Business Development from Core Scientific. Our conversation focuses on the Digital Mining Industry. We discuss the role of mining within the Bitcoin Network, debunking the myths and false narratives centered around the environm…
 
Crypto is evolving rapidly as an asset class - analysts now have to wade through terabytes of data to surface opportunities that may generate alpha. At the center of this is Dune Analytics, a community-driven data platform favored by crypto diehards. Founder Frederik Haga (@hagaetc) joins us to discuss: How do analysts generate alpha from onchain d…
 
My Guest today is my friend Michael Terpin an American investor, entrepreneur and public relations (PR) agency manager. Terpin in 2013 co-founded BitAngels, an investment network for blockchain technology startups, and Transform Group, a PR firm for the digital currency industry, in 2014. BitAngels was the first angel network for bitcoin and digita…
 
This week, I'm joined by the two young entrepreneurs behind Rari Capital, Jai Bhavnani (@jai_bhavnani) and Jack Lipstone (@JackLipstone), to talk all things DeFi and yield. We discuss: What are the moats for yield aggregators? Rari Capital's focus on UX and security Strategies for retaining users in DeFi The sustainability of DeFi yields Host: Jaso…
 
My guest today is my friend Anthony Di Iorio, a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, community organizer, and thought leader in the field of digital currencies, blockchain and decentralized technologies. I didn't know where this conversation would take us given Anthony's wide range of activities and influence in the digital asset space but I th…
 
My guest today is Mayor Francis Suarez of Miami. Mayor Suarez recently rose to national prominence by being the most tech-friendly mayor on Twitter which has resulted in successfully attracting top tech and finance talent and leading companies to Miami. I had the pleasure to sit down with Mayor Suarez to discuss all things Miami, and Bitcoin. Mayor…
 
With DeFi ballooning into a $70B phenomenon, a lot of attention has turned to The Graph, an indexing protocol supporting the most popular DeFi projects. The Graph business lead Tegan Kline (@theklineventure) joins us in discussing: What is an "indexing protocol"? Why is The Graph the most used project in crypto What are parallel services/ companies…
 
My guests today are John Sarson, CEO and Founder of Sarson Funds, and Jason Penner, Senior Trader and General Partner at Sarson Funds. Sarson Funds is an independent provider of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency marketing and educational services focusing on the financial professional community and their clients. Sarson Funds was among the f…
 
My guest today is Pablo Gonzalez, Co-Founder and Chief Design Officer of Bitso, the leading cryptocurrency exchange platform in Latin America boasting 1 million users. Before venturing into the crypto space, Pablo founded his own design and animation firm where he worked on high profile games like FIFA and Resident Evil. I found this conversation f…
 
My guest today is my friend Chris Spadafora, founder of Badger DAO, a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) that has a single purpose: build the products and infrastructure necessary to accelerate Bitcoin as collateral across other blockchains. Chris is highly involved in the Crypto ecosystem; he organized Crypto After Dark, a Crypto COVID19 …
 
When will institutions get excited about crypto beyond Bitcoin? Richard Galvin (@richwgalvin), founder of Sydney-based Digital Asset Capital Management, a top-performing fund in the past few years, join us to share his take as a former trad-fi investor turned crypto fund manager: Why "composable yield" will drive trillions to crypto What projects D…
 
My guest today is my friend Tim Frost, CEO and Co-Founder of Yield App, a fintech app making DeFi accessible to everyone. Prior to founding Yield, Tim helped build 2 previous digital banks, Wirex and EQIBank. Tim has also helped accelerate early-stage blockchain startups QTUM, NEO, Paxful, Polymath, and many others. I found this conversation fascin…
 
My guest today is Mikk Maal, CEO of Comistar. Comistar offers smart corporate governance solutions, including company incorporation, accounting, tax & legal advisory to help foreign entrepreneurs to do business in Estonia. Our conversation focuses on Estonia's E-Residency and how Estonia's institutions are all digitized. Mikk discusses the benefits…
 
In Part 2 of our discussion about algorithmic stablecoins, we are joined once again by Mechanism Capital analyst Ben Simon(@benjaminsimon97) to break down: Why some current algo stablecoins do not work Projects in the vertical that Ben is bullish on The investment opportunity for algo coins Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi). This show is not financial advi…
 
My guest today is Patrick Stanley, Founder & CEO of Freehold. Freehold is a community of cryptocurrency stakeholders focused on furthering the reputation, usefulness, and mission of their respective holdings. The Freehold model rewards hodlers who take an active role in educating, building, and growing within their community, and is designed so tec…
 
My guest today is Gilbert Hill, CEO of TapMyData. TapMyData is a decentralized data protocol enabling people to own their digital identity and for companies to rebuild trust. Prior to becoming CEO of TapMyData, Gilbert founded Optanon and as the MD grew it to become the market leader in the provision of website auditing and cookie compliance soluti…
 
Algorithmic stablecoins like Ampleforth, Basis Cash, Empty Set Dollar and Frax are all the rage...but do these ostensible "ponzi" games have have any lasting value? In Part 1 of our 2 part series, Mechanism Capital analyst Ben Simon(@benjaminsimon97) joins us in discussing: The economic origins of algorithmic stablecoins The main trade offs of algo…
 
My guest today is Kevin Wang, Co-Founder and of the Nervos Network. The Nervos Network is an open source public blockchain ecosystem and collection of protocols focused on solving the biggest challenges facing blockchains today. The design of the Nervos Network is a sustainably secure, permissionless and decentralized Layer 1 blockchain that is bui…
 
0x Protocol is one of the earliest decentralized exchange protocols. With more competition, increasing regulatory scrutiny and billions more in value in DeFi, we revisit the project after 2 years with Head of Growth Clay Robbins (@crabbylions): How does 0x compete with new decentralized exchanges? Will FinCEN's KYC rule affect dex's? How to bootstr…
 
My guest today is Joe Yu, is the Tech Coordinator for Sperax. Sperax is a blockchain infrastructure platform focused on enabling decentralized financial services. Joe helped Prof. Wang design the Sperax consensus protocol as his chief research assistant. He was also the co-author and presenter of Sperax's IEE paper — "Sperax: An Approach to Defeat …
 
With Coinbase filing to go public, crypto exchanges have hit an inflection point. Amid increasing regulatory scrutiny and institutional interest, what will it take to win the exchange game? Bittrex Global's COO Stephen Stonberg joins us to discuss: Why the "Amazon Moment" for Crypto exchanges is now Why compliant exchanges will win over nimbler com…
 
My guest today is my friend Jacques Voorhees, the Founder and CEO of Icecap. Icecap is a Blockchain-Based Diamond Marketplace. Icecap uses Ethereum-based, non-fungible tokens to represent ownership of individual diamonds. Jacques Voorhees is a serial entrepreneur, prior to Icecap, founded and was the past president of Polygon, one of the most disru…
 
My guest today is Brandon Mintz, Founder and CEO of Bitcoin Depot. Brandon has spent his whole career in the crypto-space. He began his career by starting Cash To Crypto, which became one of the first professional OTC crypto trading companies in the world. Following the success with Cash to Crypto, in 2016 Brandon founded his current company, Bitco…
 
Barnbridge, a new DeFi primitive that lets people structure complex financial products, recently caught the attention of DeFi founders and investors alike. Barnbridge founders join us in discussing: Why fixed income is the next big opportunity in DeFi What are risk tranches and why do they matter? How Barnbridge opens a new design space for DeFi Ja…
 
My guest today is my friend Charles Silver, CEO of Permission.IO an e-commerce platform where instead of merchants paying centralized third-party platforms to engage consumers, merchants compensate consumers for their time and data directly with ASK cryptocurrency. The platform enables businesses to connect with individuals on a permission basis, b…
 
Graham Friedman is Director at Republic Advisory Service & Co-founder and Partner at TLDR Global, a global investment firm, focusing on tokenized assets and DLT technology. Prior to joing the crypto space, Graham spent over a decade of working in multimedia; shooting commercials for major brands and pioneering new media strategies, such as live-str…
 
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