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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

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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

Language:

English


Episodes

Christine Kim (Galaxy Research) on the merge and what comes next (EP.353)

9/26/2022
In this episode, Christine Kim from Galaxy Research joins us to discuss the Ethereum Merge and prospects for future protocol development: Intro and outro music: Daniel Allan’s Collage #344

Duration:01:01:47

OTB Live! Weekly Roundup 09/23/22 (EU's MiCA regulation finalized, XRP lawsuit, SEC dings Balina, Audience Q&A) (EP.352)

9/23/2022
Nic and Matt sit down for a special live recording of OTB in front of an audience at the Boston Blockchain Week. In this episode: Sponsor notes: Talos powers institutional access to the entire digital assets ecosystem via a single-point of entry. Connect directly to your preferred prime brokers, lenders, investors, custodians, exchanges, OTC desks and more, or meet them on Talos. Get started at Talos.com Coin MetricsState of the Network

Duration:00:39:51

Steven Goldfeder (Offchain Labs) on Building Arbitrum (EP.351)

9/19/2022
Steven Goldfeder is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Offchain Labs, the team building Arbitrum. In this episode we discuss: To learn more about Arbitrum and follow Steven visit www.offchainlabs.com

Duration:00:48:46

Weekly Roundup 09/16/22 (Merge makes it, Chainalysis crypto adoption report, Starbucks NFTs, Coinbase grades Congress) (EP.350)

9/16/2022
Matt and Nic return for another week of news and deals. In this episode: Mentioned in this episode: thread 2022 Global Crypto Adoption Report Sponsor notes: Talos powers institutional access to the entire digital assets ecosystem via a single-point of entry. Connect directly to your preferred prime brokers, lenders, investors, custodians, exchanges, OTC desks and more, or meet them on Talos. Get started at Talos.com Coin MetricsState of the NetworkMapping out the Merge

Duration:00:48:20

David Hoffman (Bankless) on Everything About the Merge (EP.349)

9/14/2022
Bankless' David Hoffman joins Matt and Nic for a special episode to cover Ethereum's highly-anticipated Merge. In this episode: Follow David on Twitter and learn more about Bankless. Intro and outro music: Daniel Allan's Collage #344

Duration:01:06:06

Dan Mottice (Ansible Labs) on Building the Offramp for Web3 (EP.348)

9/12/2022
Dan Mottice, CEO and Co-Founder of Ansible Labs, joins the show to talk about a new payment gateway for web3. Learn more about Ansible here.

Duration:00:33:07

Weekly Roundup 09/09/22 (Stablecoin wars, White House energy report, Gensler attacks) (EP.347)

9/9/2022
Matt and Nic return for news and deals of the week. In this episode: Content mentioned: Climate and Energy Implications of Crypto-Assets in the United States Gary Gensler speech at the SEC, Kennedy and Crypto Sponsor notes: Coin MetricsState of the Network Mapping out the Merge

Duration:00:38:45

Bennett Collen and Stephanie Howard (Endstate) on building a web3-native fashion brand (EP.346)

9/6/2022
Ria and Nic from Castle Island sit down with Stephanie Howard and Bennett Collen, cofounders of Endstate, a web3 footwear and fashion brand. We cover the merits of the redeem-and-retain NFT model and the vision for Endstate. Read more: Redeem and Retain NFTs are the future of Luxury Goods How the crypto bear market is resetting fashion’s Web3 strategy Drops and more at endstate.io Intro and outro music: Daniel Allan's Collage #344

Duration:00:50:52

Weekly Roundup 09/02/22 feat. Kyle Waters (Merge priced in, Roche and Ava Labs, Will Dai float freely?) (EP.345)

9/2/2022
Matt and Nic return for another week of news and deals. In this episode: Kyle Waters Content mentioned: Mapping out the Merge Sponsor notes: Coin MetricsState of the Network

Duration:00:57:51

Obi Nwosu (Fedi) on Second-Party Custody with Fedimint (EP.344)

8/29/2022
Obi Nwosu, CEO and Founder of Fedi joins the show to cover a new model for shared Bitcoin custody in Fedimint. In this episode: Learn more about Fedi and Fedimint.

Duration:01:01:27

Weekly Roundup 08/26/22 (Emmer's OFAC letter, Stables resist TC blacklists, Gensler's OpEd) (EP.343)

8/26/2022
Matt and Nic return for news and deals of the week. In this episode: Sponsor notes: Coin MetricsState of the Network

Duration:00:42:55

Brooke Pollack (Hutt Capital) on the Blockchain Fund of Funds Landscape (EP.342)

8/22/2022
Brooke Pollack, the founder of Hutt Capital joins the show. In this episode we discuss: Brooke To learn more about Hutt Capital visit www.huttcapital.com and follow Brooke on Twitter

Duration:00:42:13

Weekly Roundup 08/19/22 (Treasury Activated Soft Fork, Coinbase vs Vitalik, do BTC miners censor?) (EP.341)

8/19/2022
Matt and Nic return for another week of news and deals. In this episode: Content mentioned in this episode: Inside the Crash of Three Arrows Capital Sponsor notes: Coin MetricsState of the Network

Duration:00:41:46

Uddhav Marwaha (Friktion Labs) on Building Durable Portfolios through DeFi (EP.340)

8/15/2022
In this episode, Uddhav Marwaha, co-founder and CEO of Friktion Labs, joins us to discuss Friktion's approach to a full stack portfolio management platform in defi. We cover a plethora of topics, including: Friktion Friktion's emphasis on demystifying complex products and deconstructing sources of risk and yield in crypto differentiate it from the pack. To complement the data and analytics within the application, the team frequently publishes research breaking down complex topics.

Duration:00:57:37

Weekly Roundup 08/12/22 (Tornado Cash OFAC'd, Dai reconsiders USDC, Merge scheduled) (EP.339)

8/12/2022
Matt and Nic return for another week of deals and news. In this episode: Sponsor notes: Coin MetricsState of the Network

Duration:00:44:58

Weekly Roundup 08/05/22 (BlackRock jumps in, CFTC oversight bill, ETH PoW forks?) (EP.338)

8/5/2022
Matt and Nic return for another week of deals and news. In this episode: Sponsor notes: Coin MetricsState of the Network

Duration:00:49:02

Weekly Roundup 07/29/22 (Physical NFTs, SEC investigates Coinbase, Stablecoin Legislation) (EP.337)

7/29/2022
Matt and Nic return for news and deals of the week. In this episode: Content mentioned in this episode: state of the network 165 Redeem-and-retain NFTs are the future of luxury goods Stablecoin Legislation Update Digital Assets Consultation Paper Sponsor notes: Coin MetricsState of the Network

Duration:00:53:24

Itai Turbahn and Yoni Goldberg (Dynamic) on wallet-based logins (EP.336)

7/28/2022
Itai Turbahn and Yoni Goldberg, the founders of Dynamic join the show. In this episode we discuss: To learn more about Dynamic visit their website and follow them on Twitter.

Duration:00:37:19

Weekly Roundup 07/22/22 (More insider trading, SEC regulates via enforcement, more 3AC shenanigans) (EP. 335)

7/22/2022
(Reuploaded, fixed audio) Matt and Nic return for news and deals of the week. In this episode: Content mentioned: The Credit Crunch is not the End of Crypto Lendinginsider trading complaint blog post I was wrong about inflation Sponsor notes: Coin MetricsState of the Network

Duration:00:42:36

Weekly Roundup 07/22/22 (More insider trading, SEC regulates via enforcement, more 3AC shenanigans) (EP. 335)

7/22/2022
Matt and Nic return for news and deals of the week. In this episode: blockchain.com Content mentioned: The Credit Crunch is not the End of Crypto Lendinginsider trading complaint blog post I was wrong about inflation Sponsor notes: Coin MetricsState of the Network

Duration:00:42:54