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Base Layer will be providing insights from founders and investors in the base layer of cryptoassets. Simplifying complex projects and the technology being developed, from interoperability to relayers and more - who is building the future, why are they and how are they doing it.
 
We’re pleased to introduce our new podcast series — Abra's Money 3.0, your guide to the future of all things money. The way money works — everything from the technology behind money to the way people are using it — is changing. This new podcast series will take a deeper dive into this evolution and how it is impacting finance, investing, and access to global markets. Learn how Money 3.0 works and how it will impact you by joining us in conversation with the people spearheading the future of ...
 
From Meltem Demirors and Jill Carlson, welcome to What Grinds My Gears, a podcast about the bizarre and buzzworthy happenings in the world of cryptocurrency. Each week, we delve into one key theme in crypto, and examine this theme through a broader financial, political, and cultural lens to learn from the past, understand the present, and explore the future.
 
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Tor Bair is the founder of Secret Foundation, an organization dedicated to building, researching, and scaling the adoption of decentralized technologies for the public good, with privacy at their core. In this conversation, we discuss privacy as a human right, why a risk to privacy is a risk to security, and general-purpose private smart contracts.…
 
Tegan joins me for a great episode of Base Layer to discuss all the things The Graph are working on. The Graph Network is core infrastructure for Web3—a necessary component for delivering decentralized applications with consumer-grade performance. The Graph is a decentralized protocol for indexing and querying data from blockchains, starting with E…
 
Richard Byworth is the CEO of Diginex, a multi-faceted crypto company paving the way for the largest players to enter the space. Before developing Diginex, Richard was a professional trader, focused heavily on derivatives in legacy markets. After reading "Sapiens" and becoming fascinated with Bitcoin, he decided to focus on developing institutional…
 
Sebastien Couture, Founder of Epicenter Podcast, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories. Sebastien and Charlie discuss podcasting , early days of Bitcoin, building Bitcoin communities, media in crypto, cryptos future, running startups, Bitcoin conferences, monetary policy, early crypto podcasts, regulation, disrupting Wall Street,…
 
Richard Byworth is the CEO at Diginex based in Hong Kong. Previously he was Managing Director at Nomura where he ran Multistrategy Sales for Asia Pacific product globally. In this conversation, we discuss Diginex, their Nasdaq listing, the SPAC structure, various products they have built, and Richard's time at Nomura. ==============================…
 
Michael Saylor is an entrepreneur and business executive, who co-founded and leads MicroStrategy, a company which provides business intelligence, mobile software, and cloud-based services. He has become well known in the Bitcoin community for using the company's balance sheet to purchase more than $400 million of Bitcoin. In this conversation, we d…
 
Ido Sadeh Man is the founder of the Sögur token, a new digital currency that combines the best attributes of Bitcoin and stable coins. Before his deep dive into entrepreneurship, Ido was a Jazz musician in Paris. He later discovered blockchain and leveraged this technology to design a new currency, borrowing from the best aspects of Central Bank mo…
 
Amaury Sechet, Lead developer of Bitcoin Cash, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories. Amaury and Charlie discuss BCH development, Bitcoin Cash, Satoshi Roundtable, Bitcoin, The Cyprus Crisis, hash wars, selling out to banks, Satoshis Vision, socioeconomics, The Bitcoin community, decentralization, Bitcoin resiliency, adversarial …
 
Erik Torenberg is a co-founder and partner of Village Global, an early stage venture capital firm. He is also the host of Venture Stories. Erik was the first employee at Product Hunt and has also co-founded various companies, including Rap.fm, Token Daily, and OnDeck. In this conversation, we discuss personal moats, individuals over institutions, h…
 
Nodar joins me on Base Layer to talk about his exciting project, Zapper which aims to increase the GDP of DeFi by abstracting the complexities of accessing unique opportunities faced by retail investors, fund managers and builders around the world. We had a detailed conversation about how current DeFi works, yield farming and all the nuisances invo…
 
Jim Cramer is the host of Mad Money on CNBC. He is a former hedge fund manager as well as an author and a co-founder of TheStreet.com. In this conversation, we discuss Jim's early days in the business, how he views the current economic environment, and then we go really in-depth on Bitcoin, gold, and inflation-hedge assets. ========================…
 
Alex Konrad is a Senior Editor at Forbes covering venture capital, cloud and enterprise software out of New York. He also edits the Midas List, Midas List Europe, Cloud 100 list and 30 Under 30 for VC. In this conversation, we discuss the various stories Alex has written, including Dustin Moskovitz, Lee Fixel, Masayoshi Son, Chris Sacca, Canva, Clu…
 
Sam joins me on Base Layer and it's a really interesting chat! From his days at Everipedia all the way to Frax we discuss a full body of work in Digital Assets. Frax is the first stablecoin with an end goal of fully algorithmic mechanism that seeks to achieve this goal by beginning fully collateralized and slowly removing the collateral through on-…
 
Matt Stover is the CEO and founder of MGStover, a financial service company with over 130 crypto dedicated funds as clients. Matt began his professional career with a background in taxes and went on to develop a passion for finance and crypto. This passion buoys a firm that today services billions of dollars worth of combined client crypto investme…
 
Ido Sadeh Man, Founder of Sögur Currency, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories. Ido and Charlie discuss , jazz, venture capital, social paradigms, blockchain, running startups, political science, philosophy, monetary policy, being humble, changing people lives, ability to earn a yield, Ethereum, concept of central banking, money…
 
Andy Rachleff is a co-founder and Executive Chairman of Wealthfront. He also co-founded Benchmark Capital in 1995 and was a general partner until 2004. In this conversation, we discuss disruption theory, product-market fit, exponential organic growth, self-driving money, payment for order flow, and delight as the greatest form of virality. ========…
 
Richard joins us on Base Layer for a great show! During the later part of a 17 year career at Nomura, Richard began to see the potentiality of Digital Assets and pursued multiple venues to participate, including being an investor in Diginex. He saw the institutional grade infrastructure they were building and their focus on Compliance, Trust and ha…
 
AJ Vaynerchuk is the co-founder of the athlete representation firm VaynerSports. He is also the former COO of VaynerMedia, a social-media-first digital agency. In this conversation, we discuss the current state of sports, how athletes are becoming entrepreneurs and investors, the best operational lessons AJ learned after building multiple large com…
 
Jonas Simanavicius is the Co-founder and CTO of NOIA Network, a company bringing modern technology to an outdated and flawed internet. Jonas developed his skills in software development for traditional banking and then began his entrepreneurial journey. His discovery of blockchain mixed with his passion for improving the outdated, day to day techno…
 
Dan Larimer, Creator of BitShares, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories. Dan and Charlie discuss the government , crypto solving world peace, creating a free world, discovering Bitcoin, using money to buy the world, E Gold, 100% reserve banking, digital currencies, monetary policy, Satoshi, scalability of Bitcoin, centralized sy…
 
Keith Grossman is President of TIME, where he leads the business operations of the company, including global advertising, marketing, and their digital and consumer businesses. He previously served as Global Chief Revenue Officer at Bloomberg. In this conversation, we discuss the legacy media business model, the rise of creators, the importance of d…
 
Chris Ashenden is a serial entrepreneur, a health and fitness expert, an investor and world traveler. He is the founder of Athletic Greens, an all-in-one supplement that industry experts swear by as their nutritional insurance policy. In this conversation, we discuss the importance of food and sleep, nutritional disorders, fad diets, learning vs ex…
 
Geoff Lewis is a Founder and Managing Partner of Bedrock. In 2019, Geoff was named as one of the Top 100 Venture Capitalists in the world by CB Insights and The New York Times. In this conversation, we discuss narrative violations, inflation, resurgence of religiosity, serological test agreements, 3 paths to live in the West, solopreneur platforms,…
 
Humayun Sheikh is the CEO of Fetch.Ai, a company solving today’s challenges surrounding blockchain and artificial intelligence. Previously a professional commodities trader, Humayun leveraged his engineering background with his interest in blockchain to improve the way machines interact with each other. Humayun is now designing tomorrow's digital e…
 
Samantha Yap, Founder of Yap Global, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories. Samantha and Charlie discuss running a PR firm, telling stories, being genuine, taking companies advantage of narratives, proof of work, false data, Defi, emerging technologies, making a difference in crypto, ponzi schemes, investigative journalism, escap…
 
Ryan Begelman and his partners bootstrapped Bisnow Media, an email newsletter and conference business, to over 7M in annual profit after only an initial $50,000 investment. They ultimately sold the business for over $50M. Most recently, Ryan is the cofounder of Summit, which has been called Davos for Gen Y by Forbes. He is also an early investor in…
 
Camila joins me on the show for one of the most truthful and sometimes raw takes on what's happening in DeFi. We talk about everything from yield farming and some of the blow up's that have happened to metrics we should be using to evaluate success. We discuss some possible ways that the DeFi community could self govern and what happens if that doe…
 
Ben Cohen is a sports reporter for The Wall Street Journal in New York covering the NBA, college basketball and college football. He is also the author of the new book titled: The Hot Hand: The Mystery and Science of Streaks. In this conversation, we discuss the NBA, the playoff bubble, Lebron James, Damian Lillard, Kawhi Leonard, the financials of…
 
Samson Mow entered the crypto space in late 2014, developing one of the first major Bitcoin exchanges. He went on to head two unique companies, Blockstream and Pixelmatic, both heavily involved in Bitcoin and the Blockchain. Samson is well known for his perma-bull stance and passion for Bitcoin and its potential. Scott Melker and Samson Mow further…
 
Cedric Dahl, CEO of 1000x group & Creator of Buttercoin in 2013, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories. Cedric and Charlie discuss manifesting your destiny, money as an ancient concept, the broken financial system, crippling student debt, finding a way to safeguard your wealth, finding Bitcoin in 2011, trading stablecoins, losing…
 
Morgan Housel is a partner at The Collaborative Fund and a former columnist at The Motley Fool and The Wall Street Journal. He also recently wrote a fantastic book titled, The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness. In this conversation, we discuss his writing process, what content he consumes, his biggest investing m…
 
Founder and CEO of Abra, Bill Barhydt answers all your questions about Abra and the larger crypto-universe. This episode is an edited audio version of Bill's live Q&A from July 31. --- Subscribe to Abra's official Youtube channel to ask your questions in Bill's weekly live Q&A sessions: https://www.youtube.com/abraglobal Download Abra and set up a …
 
Matthew Dellavedova is a professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA. Dellavedova won an NBA championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016 and has become a fairly active investor across various asset classes, including real estate and venture capital. In this conversation, we discuss Delly's basketball career, playing …
 
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