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Moneyweb Crypto explores all things crypto and blockchain: the good, the bad and the impossible. If you're looking to invest in cryptocurrencies, or understand this evolving universe, you're in the right place.

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South Africa

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Moneyweb Crypto explores all things crypto and blockchain: the good, the bad and the impossible. If you're looking to invest in cryptocurrencies, or understand this evolving universe, you're in the right place.

Language:

English


Episodes

Making the case for digital rather than physical gold

2/20/2024
Rael Demby, CEO of Scoin and the SA Gold Coin Exchange, explains why digital gold stored on the blockchain is attracting interest from gold bugs, and whether digital gold can be used as a form of stablecoin to park profits after a strong run-up in bitcoin. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:19:57

Making the case for digital rather than physical gold

2/20/2024
Rael Demby, CEO of Scoin and the SA Gold Coin Exchange, explains why digital gold stored on the blockchain is attracting interest from gold bugs, and whether digital gold can be used as a form of stablecoin to park profits after a strong run-up in bitcoin. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:17:05

We shouldn’t fear AI, we should rise with it

2/13/2024
Former Microsoft executive Kerushan Govender – author of Age Of Agency: Rise With AI – says fears over the impact of artificial intelligence are overblown, that ‘human agency’ trumps machines, and looks at crypto's place in the quest for greater human sovereignty. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:25:11

We shouldn’t fear AI, we should rise with it

2/13/2024
Former Microsoft executive Kerushan Govender – author of Age Of Agency: Rise With AI – says fears over the impact of artificial intelligence are overblown, that ‘human agency’ trumps machines, and looks at crypto's place in the quest for greater human sovereignty. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:25:11

African currencies are being smashed as stablecoins come to the rescue.

2/6/2024
Jon Ovadia, CEO of crypto exchange OVEX, walks us through the casualty list of African currencies decimated over the last two years, and how US dollar-backed stablecoins are exploding across the continent. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:23:20

First crypto FSP licences about to drop

1/23/2024
Gerhard van Deventer, head of enforcement at the Financial Sector Conduct Authority, says the first batch of financial services provider (FSP) licences are about to be issued to crypto service providers. That will make it easier to shut down crypto scammers before they get started. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:29:43

Ditching the rand and going off grid with bitcoin

1/16/2024
Glenn Jooste, co-founder of Bitcoin Ubuntu, explains how trying to save in ever depreciating rands is a losing proposition, and how bitcoin solves this. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:20:45

Got surplus solar power? Start bitcoin mining

1/2/2024
Jesse Pielke, founder of Hashrate Up, is helping South Africans use surplus solar power generated during the day for bitcoin mining (and it's less expensive than you might think). Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:22:14

Will we see the mother of all bitcoin rallies in 2024?

12/19/2023
Omer Iqbal, CEO of crypto company FiveWest, shares his thoughts on the big crypto stories of 2023 and the likelihood of the mother of all bitcoin bull markets in 2024. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:20:46

Now you can trade perpetual futures on bitcoin

12/5/2023
What on earth are those? Gianluca Sacco, chief operating officer at VALR, explains. Crypto exchange VALR recently announced the world's first perpetual futures on bitcoin, payable in rands, with some interesting use cases. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:26:55

Former Europol agents helping SA with crypto law enforcement

11/28/2023
Nils Andersen Röed and Jarek Jakubcek, who are now with Binance, were recently in SA to train local regulators and authorities on the ever-evolving tricks of crypto criminals. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:36:02

Meet the crypto sceptic who owned and lost more than 50 bitcoin

11/21/2023
Marcel Wasserman is a financial advisor who once owned 52 bitcoin, having bought at under R1 000. He became less enthusiastic about bitcoin after losing most of it and selling the rest. Today, he's more enthusiastic about an 'all-weather' portfolio that can ride out good times and bad. He explains why getting out of debt is the key to financial affluence. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:23:46

Death, taxes and crypto

11/14/2023
Thomas Lobban of Tax Consulting SA warns of new OECD regulations that will help tax authorities worldwide to track your crypto transactions no matter where you live. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:21:47

Why you might want to own a rand stablecoin

11/7/2023
It fixes many of the problems in the existing financial system such as high costs and speed of transaction. Simon Dingle, founder of the ZARP rand-backed stablecoin, explains why stablecoins are the real killer use case for crypto, and why Old Mutual is backing it. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:24:58

Are we in for a pre-Xmas rally in Bitcoin ?

11/1/2023
It's already up more than 30% over the last month. VALR CEO Farzam Ehsani explains what's behind this explosive move, and VALR's recent partnership with card issuer Visa as a sign of the fusing of traditional finance and crypto. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:26:49

Will central bank digital cash ever take off in SA?

10/25/2023
Michail le Roux of Hanekom Attorneys says CBDCs are coming and that fears of a snooping state examining all our transactions are overblown. Plus the prospects of voting by cell phone in the future, using blockchain technology to stop the cheats. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:28:12

Is Bitcoin's 6 month sideways crawl about to break?

10/18/2023
With a bitcoin halving of supply in 2024, Jason Welz, head of digital assets at alternative investment firm Jaltech, points out that all previous "halvenings" have been preceded by a bull run. Will it be any different this time? Plus, some astonishing developments in blockchain technology are about to unfurl in the coming years. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:24:12

Own a slice of property for R100 with new fractional ownership exchanges

10/11/2023
Libex and law firm Schindlers have partnered in setting up two exchanges offering investors the opportunity to list and own fractional pieces of assets from farms to residential buildings. Chaz Dunn, innovation head at Libex, and Schindlers managing partner Maurice Crespi explain. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:26:31

Crypto scammers have met their match.

10/4/2023
Carel de Jager, head of distributed ledger technology at CSIR, explains how he tracked down stolen funds from a Moneyweb reader with a new blockchain tool that is being offered to crime busters worldwide. Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:32:44

Is the rand ultimately headed to R100 to the US dollar?

9/27/2023
Andrew Field, co-founder of BitDirect, explains the history and likely future of money, arguing that the rand will ultimately hit R100 to the US dollar. There's a long history of fiat currency failures. If so, what role does bitcoin play in the future monetary firmament? Moneyweb Crypto news articles

Duration:00:28:47