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Learn about bitcoin, blockchain, and cryptocurrency technologies as we interview entrepreneurs and thought leaders of the industry in this crypto podcast.

Learn about bitcoin, blockchain, and cryptocurrency technologies as we interview entrepreneurs and thought leaders of the industry in this crypto podcast.

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Malaysia

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Learn about bitcoin, blockchain, and cryptocurrency technologies as we interview entrepreneurs and thought leaders of the industry in this crypto podcast.

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@coingecko

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English


Episodes

The Importance of Zero-knowledge Proof with Alex Pruden, COO of Aleo- Ep.64

7/1/2022
Alex Pruden, COO of Aleo is here to discuss on the thought process behind the creation of Aleo, and the importance of zero-knowledge proof blockchains and how they aim to elevate privacy in the world of Web3! Timestamps [01:31] Intro [05:18] What is ZK proof and where does Aleo come into play? [10:30] How is online data stored nowadays and how does ZK proof tie in? [15:56] How does this balance in with accountability and transparency [20:20] Aleo uses a Proof-of-Succinct-Work consensus...

Duration:00:40:23

Growing your portfolio through Investment DAOs with Ramon Recuero, Founder of Babylon Finance - Ep. 63

6/23/2022
Ramon Recuero, founder of Babylon Finance is here to discuss the thought process behind the creation of the project, how it offers various investment services to its users, and how the project aims to revolutionize the investment DAO space in the near future! Timestamps [01:30] Intro [04:14] What is Babylon Finance and how does it work? [06:51] What kind of products does Babylon Finance offer? [09:11] The pros and cons on investment DAOs as opposed to self-investing [13:03] Interesting...

Duration:00:36:00

What's Next for the GameFi Space? with Daniel Tamas, CEO of WAM - Ep.62

6/17/2022
Daniel Tamas, CEO of WAM is here to discuss the thought process behind the creation of WAM, a hyper-casual focused gaming platform, and how it aims to revolutionize the GameFi space in the near future! Timestamps [01:30] Intro [02:42] What is WAM? Is it a game or a platform? [06:57] What are hypercasual games? [08:36] Stats on WAM [11:01] How many games on WAM right now? [14:44] Why the hypercasual game business model? [18:23] What does the WAM token do? [19:52] How would NFTs fit...

Duration:00:35:14

Earning Sustainable Yield In DeFi with Uddhav Marwaha, CEO of Friktion Labs - Ep.61

6/9/2022
Uddhav Marwaha, CEO and co-founder of Friktion Labs is here to discuss the thought process behind the creation of Friktion, how the project aims to capitalize on the growth of financial instruments in DeFi, and bridging the complexity gap between traders and financial tools! Timestamps [01:30] Intro [03:36] What is Friktion protocol? [03:50] What are Volts? What kind of portfolio strategies do you offer? [08:54] Would the protocol grow to advise users on strategies? [11:23] Why the...

Duration:00:32:51

Building A Web3 Employment Cooperative with John Paller, founder of Opolis - Ep.60

6/3/2022
John Paller, founder of Opolis is here to discuss on the thought process behind the creation of Opolis, and how the project aims to create an employment co-operative with various benefits unique to Web3! Timestamps [01:30] Intro [07:15] What is Opolis? [12:24] Why is Opolis important for independent workers as opposed to traditional HR systems? [18:29] What are the features of the 'work' token [31:27] Examples of services and benefits Opolis members currently have [36:02] Are there...

Duration:00:49:32

Disrupting Traditional Music Industry with Roneil Rumburg, CEO of Audius - Ep.59

5/25/2022
Roneil Rumburg, co-founder and CEO of Audius is here to discuss on the project itself and how it aims to disrupt the traditional music industry, and to share deep insights on the direction of the music industry and how Audius fits in these plans as we transition to the world of Web3! Timestamps [01:30] Intro [04:53] What is Audius and how does it solve issues within the music industry? [09:42] What separates Audius from web2 counterparts? [12:53] Thoughts on a subscription model like...

Duration:00:44:15

Understanding Bitcoin Lightning Network with Paolo Ardoino, CTO of Bitfinex -Ep. 58

5/18/2022
Paolo Ardoino, CTO of Bitfinex is here to to discuss about the exchange as well as all things bitcoin! You'll be filled in on the facts of the exchange itself, from upcoming Bitfinex products to its role in the Lightning Network. Timestamps [01:30] Intro [05:14] What does your day-to-day look like at Bitfinex? [09:25] Could you share more on new BitFinex product innovations? [18:27] What development support is provided on the Lightning Network and why this network in...

Duration:00:46:28

Uncovering Sports Memorabilia NFTs with Niko Hosn, CTO of RareMint -Ep. 57

5/12/2022
Niko Hosn, CTO of RareMint is here to discuss on the crossover between sports memorabilia through NFTs and Web3. You'll be filled in on the project itself, the potential of the market and RareMint's unique role in the space. Timestamps [01:30] Intro [03:03] What are sports memorabilia and Raremint's NFT role in it? [05:37] What is Raremint's role in regard to NFT collectables? [07:07] How does RareMint differentiate itself from other NFT platforms? [08:42] How often to NFT drops occur...

Duration:00:30:32

Scaling Proof-of-Work Consensus with Francesco Melpignano, CEO of Kadena Eco -Ep. 56

5/5/2022
Francesco Melpignano, CEO of Kadena Eco is here to discuss on the though process behind the creation of Kadena, and to give us deep insights into the inner workings of the Kadena ecosystem, how it aims to scale Proof-of-Work consensus, and the future opportunities the protocol presents! Timestamps [01:29] Intro [04:00] What is the Kadena Chain and Kadena Eco? [07:17] How does Kadena plan to tackle the blockchain trilemma? [12:03] Answering the bridging issues [14:30] How does Kadena...

Duration:00:36:01

Bringing Privacy to NFTs and DeFi with Guy Zyskind, Co-founder of Secret Network - Ep. 55

4/27/2022
Guy Zyskind, co-founder Of Secret Network is here to discuss with us his journey of creating Secret. He shares the importance of privacy in blockchains, Secret’s encryption methods, and some practical applications for having this level of privacy on the blockchain. Timestamps [01:30] Intro [03:11] What is Secret Network? [04:28] Privacy level difference between conventional blockchains and Secret? [09:20] What separates Secret from other chains and altcoins? [16:28] What utility does...

Duration:00:40:17

Are Institutions Coming Into Crypto? with Philippe Bekhazi, CEO of XBTO - Ep.54

4/24/2022
We are joined by Phillippe Bekhazi, CEO and Founder of XBTO. Bezhaki gives us an insight into XBTO, cryptofinance, and the fintech environment as a whole! Watch on Geckos! Timestamps [01:30] Intro [03:48] What is XBTO [04:36] How much of XBTO’s revenue comes from market-maker services? [06:03] What is the institutional demand of XBTO’s market-making services? [07:21] What is XBTO’s core investment thesis? [10:18] What’s an underrated piece of market infrastructure you believe is...

Duration:00:36:56

Empowering Web 3.0 Adoption with Josh Neuroth, Head of Product at Ankr Protocol - Ep.53

4/13/2022
We are joined by Josh Neuroth, Head of Product of Ankr Protocol. Neuroth gives us an insight into Ankr and Web3, the revolutionary new iteration of the world wide web and how Ankr fits in it. Timestamps [01:30] Intro [02:50] Web3 in Josh’s words [05:40] Ankr’s role within Web3 [07:27] How Ankr enable the ‘average’ joe’ to participate in providing / supporting Web3? [09:01] Josh’s thougts on Alchemy, a similar service to Ankr [11:09] Companies that approached Ankr [11:54] What new...

Duration:00:29:32

Building Successful Crypto Bridges with Sunny Aggarwal, Co-founder of Osmosis Labs - Ep.52

4/5/2022
We are joined by Sunny Aggarwal, Co-Founder of Osmosis Labs. Aggarwal gives us an insight into Osmosis, a proof-of-stake automated market maker for the Cosmos ecosystem. We also covered the importance of blockchain bridges and how to successfully build them! Timestamps [01:30] Intro [04:30] What is Osmosis and why building on the Cosmos ecosystem? [08:11] What separates Osmosis from other cross-chain automated market makers? [13:15] Challenges in bridging assets from chains like...

Duration:00:46:14

Bringing DeFi Into NFTs with Ben Lakoff, Co-founder of Charged Particles - Ep.51

3/29/2022
In this episode, we are joined by Ben Lakoff, Co-founder of Charged Particles. Lakoff gives us an insight into Charged Particles, a unique protocol that lets you put digital assets inside your NFTs. We'll cover all you need to know about this groundbreaking new project! Timestamps [01:56] Intro [03:14] Ben’s favourite NFT [03:57] What is Charged Particle? [05:30] How is the ‘bundling’ function achieved? [09:01] What users do you see using the platform? [11:04] Charged Particle and...

Duration:00:24:43

100x Growth For Crypto Options Market? with Pankaj Balani, CEO of Delta Exchange - Ep.50

3/21/2022
In this episode, we are joined by Pankaj Balani, CEO of Delta Exchange. Pankaj gives us an insight into Delta Exchange, one of the leading derivatives exchanges in the crypto space and also covers all you need to know, from opportunities to advice on trading crypto derivatives! Timestamps [01:29] Intro [02:40] What is Delta Exchange? [05:30] Why is there surging interest in crypto derivatives? [13:48] What are options and why are they popular? [20:26] Interesting statistics on...

Duration:00:56:49

Discovering Crypto Alphas with Alex Svanevik, Founder of Nansen - Ep.49

3/17/2022
In this episode, we are joined by Alex Svanevik, founder of Nansen. Alex gives us an insight into Nansen, the blockchain analytics platform and breaks down crypto alphas with Nansen's data. Timestamps [01:29] Intro [02:05] What is Nansen? [04:01] What type of product/data Nansen offers? [07:18] Nansen and AI [12:17] Nansen's "State of the Industry" Report- Smart money [23:50] How does one get better at NFT trading? [31:00] Alex's thoughts on gaming chains [40:02] What inferences can...

Duration:00:54:47

Building Decentralized Autonomous Companies with Elena Sinelnikova, Co-founder of Metis - Ep.48

3/4/2022
In this episode, we are joined by Elena Sinelnikova, co-founder and CEO of Metis. Elena gives us an insight into Metis, an Ethereum L2 scalability solution and platform that allows to create and manage Decentralized Autonomous Companies and how the project uniquely differentiates itself from other L2s. Timestamps [01:30] Intro [04:18] What is Metis? [06:14] The Metis architecture, security and decentralization [12:48] What are Decentralized Autonomous Companies? [17:25] What is the...

Duration:00:36:39

Disrupting Mortgage Industry Through NFTs? w/ Karl Jacob, Founder of LoanSnap - Ep. 47

2/17/2022
In this episode, we are joined by Karl Jacob, founder of LoanSnap. Karl gives us an insight on how Bacon protocol aims to provide DeFi wallet owners with access to the mortgage markets and allow these owners to preserve and grow their wealth! [00:00:54] Intro [00:01:41] Why the name Bacon? [00:02:31] The relationship between LoanSnap and Bacon Protocol [00:03:00] What is Bacon Protocol? [00:07:45] What is the bHOME token? [00:10:01] Is Bacon a stablecoin issuer backed by mortgage...

Duration:00:30:52

What's next for Rarible? with Alex Salnikov, Co-founder of Rarible - Ep. 46

1/28/2022
In this episode, Ben, research analyst at CoinGecko is joined by Alex Salnikov, Co-founder of Rarible. Alex gives us an insight into the world of Rarible and how it uniquely differentiates itself from other NFT marketplaces in this booming NFT space! [00:00:00] Intro [00:01:44] Alex’s background and his favourite NFT(s) [00:03:47] What is Rarible? [00:12:10] Rarible’s differentiation to other NFT marketplaces [00:14:25] The motive behind decentralizing Rarible through governance...

Duration:00:29:43

What is the future of NFTs? With Stephen Young, Co-Founder of NFTfi - Ep. 45

1/20/2022
In this episode, Ben, research analyst at CoinGecko is joined by Stephen Young, Co- Founder of NFTfi. Stephen gives us an insight into the world of NFTs, the challenges faced unique to NFT-type loans and how NFTfi aims to pave the way for NFT loans! [00:00:44] Intro [00:01:52] Stephen’s professional career and artistic background [00:02:37] What is NFTfi and how does it work? [00:06:04] Stephen’s favorite NFT? [00:08:57] Challenges faced: NFT vs. DeFi type loans [00:13:07] Why is...

Duration:00:57:45