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On The Brink with Castle Island

Business & Economics Podcasts

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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United States

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Tom Chippas (ErisX) and Chris Isaacson (CBOE) on CBOE's Acquisition of ErisX (EP.252)

10/20/2021
Tom Chippas, the CEO of ErisX and Chris Isaacson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Cboe Global Markets join the show. In this episode we discuss: The Next Leg of The Crypto Trade

Duration:00:43:53

NFTs as the gateway to mainstream adoption with Gmoney (EP.251)

10/18/2021
We had the pleasure of hosting NFT collector, Gmoney, on the show. He is a former equities trader turned NFT collector, educator, and expert. In this episode, we unpack the community, stories, and experiences Gmoney has amassed during his time in the NFT space and discuss the following: This was an enlightening discussion that really opened our eyes to the impact NFTs will have on the industry. Sponsor notes Withumwithum.com/crypto

Duration:01:01:15

Weekly Roundup (ETF chatter, Tungsten cubes, USA #1 in mining, insider airdropping) (EP.250)

10/15/2021
Nic and Matt are back for our 250th episode! We discuss: Content mentioned: The Impending Rise of a Multi-Trillion Dollar Market Sponsor notes: Coinbase Primecoinbase.com/prime

Duration:00:40:03

Mark Coe (Intrinsic Edge) on Blockchain Public Equity Investing (EP.249)

10/11/2021
Mark Coe, the founder and CIO of Intrinsic Edge Capital Management joins the show. In this episode we discuss: Sponsor notes Withumwithum.com/crypto

Duration:00:29:05

Weekly Roundup 10/08/21 (How to offset emissions, SocGen's Maker play, Tether revelations) (EP.248)

10/8/2021
Nic and Matt are back for more deals and news. In this episode: Sponsor notes: Coinbase Primecoinbase.com/primeOurCrowdOurCrowd.com/OTB

Duration:00:33:19

Esteban Castaño (TRM Labs) on Blockchain Forensics (EP.247)

10/4/2021
Esteban Castaño, the cofounder and CEO of TRM Labs, joins the show. In this episode we discuss: To learn more about TRM Labs visit www.trmlabs.com Sponsor notes Withumwithum.com/crypto

Duration:00:34:18

Weekly Roundup 10/01/21 (Flare mining in WY, nuclear BTC mines, Compound exploited) (EP.246)

10/1/2021
Matt and Nic return for another week. In this episode: Sponsor notes: Coinbase Primecoinbase.com/prime

Duration:00:34:47

Chris Maurice (Yellow Card) on driving fundamental crypto adoption in Africa (EP.245)

9/29/2021
In this episode, Chris Maurice, co-founder and CEO of pan-African crypto platform Yellow Card, joined us to talk about his background, the business, and the state of crypto adoption in Africa. The company's goal is to provide a seamless on and off ramp to anyone in Africa. We also discuss: recently announced fundraiseThe diversity in culture, language, history, and economy across the 54 countries in the region and why Yellow Card is on a pan-African journey The popular use cases for crypto...

Duration:00:42:51

Christian Dittmeier on NFT analytics (EP.244)

9/27/2021
Christian Dittmeier, cofounder and CEO of Evaluate Market joins the show. In this episode we discuss: How Christian and his cofounders Alex and Cody came to find themselves spending their free time analyzing NFTsChristian’s perspective on the emerging taxonomy of NFTs and how Evaluate prioritizes the assets that it listsThe projects and categories of NFTs that Christian is most excited about To learn more about Evaluate visit evaluate.market

Duration:00:31:04

Weekly Roundup 09/24/21 (Regulators keep talking about Free Banking, Twitter rolls out LN support, Biden's new OCC nominee) (EP.243)

9/24/2021
Nic and Matt return for another week of news and deals. In this episode: Content mentioned: antebellum Free Banking Sponsor notes: Coinbase Primecoinbase.com/primeWithumwithum.com/crypto

Duration:00:38:20

Weekly Roundup 09/17/21 (Fidelity's spot ETF plea, Solana goes down, Are Bitcoiners cosplayers?) (EP.242)

9/17/2021
Matt and Nic return to recap a tumultuous week. In this episode: Content mentioned: Wise Origin Bitcoin ETF presentation Sponsor notes Coinbase Primecoinbase.com/prime

Duration:00:49:34

Weekly Roundup 09/10/21 (Bukele buys the dip, oil majors are mining, SEC v Coinbase) (EP.241)

9/10/2021
Matt and Nic are back for another week. In this episode: Sponsor notes Withumwithum.com/cryptoCoinbase Primecoinbase.com/prime

Duration:00:40:49

Alex Svanevik (Nansen) on extracting signal from on-chain noise (EP.240)

9/6/2021
We welcome Alex Svanevik, CEO of Nansen.ai to On the Brink to provide color on Nansen's unique approach to on-chain data and analysis. We discuss: The evolution of Nansen from a wallet labelling tool to an end-to-end analytics platform How Nansen provides actionable insights from its analysis of individual addresses, transactions, and contracts Nansen's process to scale the collection of individual wallet level data over time Specific ways end-users are leveraging Nansen to make...

Duration:00:52:26

Weekly Roundup 09/03/21 (Two years of OTB, Matt's NFT strategy, Square's Bitcoin DEX) (EP.239)

9/3/2021
Nic and Matt are back for another week. Sponsor notes Withumwithum.com/crypto

Duration:00:47:12

Weekly Roundup 08/27/21 (Celeb NFT buys, Visa's cryptopunk, Choke Point 2.0?) (EP.238)

8/27/2021
Matt and Nic return for another week. In this episode: Content mentioned OTB appearance on Choke Point OnlyFans Shows How the Banking System Is Politicized Sponsor notes Withumwithum.com/crypto

Duration:00:42:08

Weekly Roundup 08/20/21 (Uniswap governance wars, Bitcoin adoption in EM, OnlyFans gets Choke Pointed) (EP.237)

8/20/2021
Nic and Matt are back for news and deals. In this episode: Content mentioned in this episode: Proof of Reserve/Liability The Bitcoin Energy Debate is a Modern Reprise of the Gold Resource Cost Debate The 2021 Global Crypto Adoption Index Good Stablecoins Sponsor notes Withumwithum.com/crypto

Duration:00:36:12

Weekly Roundup 08/13/21 (More Infra Bill Chaos, an emerging Bitcoin Bloc, the crypto lobby shows up) (EP.236)

8/13/2021
Nic and Matt return for more deals and news of the week. In this episode: Sponsor notes: Withumwithum.com/cryptoEventusonthebrink.link/eventus

Duration:00:35:48

Weekly Roundup 08/06/21 (Infra Bill Chaos, Gensler's Speech, BSV 51% attack) (EP.235)

8/6/2021
Nic and Matt return for another week. In this episode: Sponsor notes: Withumwithum.com/cryptoEventusonthebrink.link/eventus

Duration:00:39:32

George Selgin (Cato Institute) on Stablecoins, Bitcoin, and Free Banking (EP.234)

8/2/2021
George Selgin, director of the Center of Monetary Alternatives at the Cato Institute joins the show to discuss Bitcoin, Free Banking, and stablecoins. In this episode: Content mentioned in this episode: Synthetic Commodity Money Alt-M Blog Money Free and Unfree Free Banking in Britain The Theory of Free Banking The Experience of Free BankingTaming Wildcat Stablecoins Sponsor notes: Withumwithum.com/crypto

Duration:01:11:39

Weekly Roundup 07/30/21 (Shadowy super coders, Goldman's DeFi ETF, is TVL overrated?) (EP.233)

7/30/2021
Matt and Nic return for another week of news and deals. In this episode: overratednew partner Sponsor notes: Withum withum.com/cryptoEventusonthebrink.link/eventus

Duration:00:35:55