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Hosts Matt Walsh and Nic Carter of Castle Island Ventures explore the political, ethical, and economic significance of Bitcoin and other public blockchains and talk to some of the leading experts in the industry. Learn more and stay up to date at CastleIsland.vc and follow on twitter @CastleIslandVC

Hosts Matt Walsh and Nic Carter of Castle Island Ventures explore the political, ethical, and economic significance of Bitcoin and other public blockchains and talk to some of the leading experts in the industry. Learn more and stay up to date at CastleIsland.vc and follow on twitter @CastleIslandVC
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Hosts Matt Walsh and Nic Carter of Castle Island Ventures explore the political, ethical, and economic significance of Bitcoin and other public blockchains and talk to some of the leading experts in the industry. Learn more and stay up to date at CastleIsland.vc and follow on twitter @CastleIslandVC

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English


Episodes

Weekly News Roundup 11/15 (SIM Swaps, Deals, China News, Gods Unchained) (EP.18)

11/15/2019
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Matt and Nic from Castle Island Ventures review the top stories of the week in the cryptoasset industry. This week's topics include: - Deals - SIM Swaps - China Blockchain News - New Front Doors to Financial Services - Gods Unchained

Duration:00:28:02

Urbit (Christian Langalis and Logan Allen) (EP.17)

11/11/2019
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Christian Langalis and Logan Allen from Tlon join the show to discuss Urbit, the ambitious and somewhat mysterious computing project that they work on. We discuss how Bitcoin and Urbit could be mutually beneficial, how Urbit might free us from the tyrannical tech oligopolies, and why a from-scratch rewrite of Unix and the computing stack is necessary.

Duration:01:26:20

Weekly News Roundup 11/8 (Tether Fud, Deals and More) (EP.16)

11/8/2019
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Matt and Nic from Castle Island Ventures review the top stories of the week in the cryptoasset industry. This week's topics include: - Deals - News of the week - Tether Fud - Stablecoins

Duration:00:32:13

Nick Grossman (Union Square Ventures) (EP.15)

11/4/2019
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Nick Grossman is a Partner at Union Square Ventures, a firm that has been at the forefront of the public blockchain industry. We discuss Nick's thesis on public blockchains, the state of the regulatory landscape, the evolving competitive landscape in the smart contract platform category (i.e., Ethereum Killers), and much more. Learn more about Union Square Ventures at https://www.usv.com/, Follow Nick on Twitter @NickGrossman and his blog https://www.nickgrossman.is/

Duration:00:59:53

Weekly News Roundup 11/1 (Bakkt, R3, Exchange Errors, SEC Actions, Coin Metrics Nonce Analysis) (EP.14)

11/1/2019
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Matt and Nic from Castle Island Ventures review the top stories of the week in the cryptoasset industry. This week's topics include: - Deals - Bakkt - R3 - Paxos no action letter - Derebit and Bitmex issues this week - SEC actions - Nic's Talk at Blockchain Week - Coin Metrics Nonce Analysis

Duration:00:34:23

Tom Lee (Fundstrat) (EP.13)

10/30/2019
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Tom Lee, the Managing Partner and the Head of Research at Fundstrat Global Advisors joins the podcast. He is an accomplished Wall Street strategist with over 25 years of experience in equity research, and has been top ranked by Institutional Investor every year since 1998. Prior to co-founding Fundstrat, he served most recently as J.P. Morgan’s Chief Equity Strategist from 2007 to 2014, and previously as Managing Director at Salomon Smith Barney. We discuss the state of institutional...

Duration:00:54:05

Tom Chippas and Matt Trudeau (ErisX) (EP.12)

10/28/2019
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Tom Chippas, the CEO of ErisX and Matt Trudeau, the Head of Strategy of ErisX join the show to discuss the evolving market structure for the trading and settlement of digital assets. We discuss the evolution of this market, the regulatory landscape, and what Tom and Matt are most excited about in the cryptoasset industry. Learn more about ErisX at https://www.erisx.com/ For more information please visit our website at www.castleisland.vc and follow us on Twitter @CastleIslandVC.

Duration:00:52:36

Weekly News Roundup 10/25 (Deals, Libra, Poloniex, Grayscale, NYDFS) (EP.11)

10/25/2019
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Matt and Nic from Castle Island Ventures review the top stories of the week in the cryptoasset industry. This week's topics include: - Deals - Facebook Testimony - Circle spins out Poloniex - Grayscale trade - Regulatory Talk

Duration:00:33:54

Zac Prince (BlockFi) (EP.10)

10/21/2019
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Zac Prince, the co-founder and CEO of BlockFi, a cryptoasset financial services firm joins the show. BlockFi provides wealth management solutions for cryptoasset investors, including interest bearing accounts, loans, and more. Learn more about BlockFi at www.blockfi.com For more information please visit our website at www.castleisland.vc and follow us on Twitter @CastleIslandVC.

Duration:00:44:42

Weekly News Roundup 10/18 (Deals, Telegram, Libra, CFTC) (EP.09)

10/18/2019
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Matt and Nic from Castle Island Ventures review the top stories of the week in the cryptoasset industry. This week's topics include: - Deals - Telegram SEC action - Libra defections - Grayscale product - CFTC Op-Ed

Duration:00:28:11

John Beccia (FS Vector) (EP.08)

10/14/2019
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John Beccia, the co-founder and CEO of FS Vector, a regulatory compliance, public policy, and business strategy advisory firm helping fintech, regtech, financial institutions and cryptoasset startups, joins the show. Prior to FS Vector, John was the General Counsel and Head of Regulatory Compliance at Circle. Learn more about FS Vector at https://www.fsvector.com/ For more information please visit our website at www.castleisland.vc and follow us on Twitter @CastleIslandVC.

Duration:00:46:22

Weekly News Roundup 10/11 (Deals, Bitwise ETF ruling, IRS, Xapo, Ripple) (EP.07)

10/11/2019
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Matt and Nic from Castle Island Ventures review the top stories of the week in the cryptoasset industry. This week's topics include: - Deals - Bitwise ETF Ruling - IRS Tax Guidance - Ripple - Xapo hire - Flipside Crypto and Placeholder VC - State Street

Duration:00:39:44

Hunter Horsley: Bitwise Asset Management (EP.06)

10/7/2019
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Hunter Horsley, the co-founder and CEO of Bitwise Asset Management joins the show to discuss the crypto-asset-management landscape, the macro thesis for cryptoassets, and the state of play for the Bitwise Bitcoin ETF proposal. Learn more about Bitwise Asset Management at: https://www.bitwiseinvestments.com/ For more information please visit our website at www.castleisland.vc and follow us on Twitter @CastleIslandVC.

Duration:00:49:07

Weekly News Roundup 10/4 (Deals, EOS, Sia, Crypto Ratings Council, Hedera, State Street) (EP.05)

10/4/2019
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Matt and Nic from Castle Island Ventures review the top stories of the week in the cryptoasset industry. This week's topics include: - Deals - EOS - Sia - Crypto Ratings Council - Hedera - State Street

Duration:00:35:42

James Prestwich (Summa) (EP.04)

9/30/2019
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James Prestwich, the founder of Summa joins the show to discuss blockchain interoperability, developer incentives, and how economic interests can influence the protocol development process. For more information please visit our website at www.castleisland.vc and follow us on Twitter @CastleIslandVC.

Duration:01:00:50

Weekly News Roundup 9/27 (Deals, Kin, Abra, Hash Rate and more)

9/27/2019
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Matt and Nic from Castle Island Ventures review the top stories of the week in the cryptoasset industry. This week's topics include: - Deals - Kin - Abra - CME - Bitcoin Hash Rate

Duration:00:21:46

Spencer Bogart (Blockchain Capital) (EP.02)

9/24/2019
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Spencer Bogart, General Partner at Blockchain Capital, joins the show to discuss his current views on Bitcoin, Smart Contract Platforms, Ethereum, and advice for those who are looking to enter a career in the cryptoasset industry. For more information please visit our website at www.castleisland.vc and follow us on Twitter @CastleIslandVC.

Duration:00:47:33

Castle Island Ventures Weekly News Roundup 9/20/2019 (EP.01)

9/20/2019
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Matt and Nic from Castle Island Ventures review the top stories of the week in the cryptoasset industry. This week's topics include: - Steve Nerayoff - ICOBox - VanEck/SolidX ETF Filing - Square - Wells Fargo - Monero ASICS (Chart)

Duration:00:26:33

Welcome to On The Brink

9/17/2019
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Hosts Matt Walsh and Nic Carter of Castle Island Ventures explore the political, ethical, and economic significance of Bitcoin and other public blockchains and talk to some of the leading experts in the industry. Learn more and stay up to date at CastleIsland.vc and follow on twitter @CastleIslandVC

Duration:00:06:33