“When we talk about securities tokens, that you openly can talk about a financial return because you’re investing in a product or a business with the expectation of financial return. When we talk about utility tokens and utility token sales, we’re talking about purchasing tokens in order to access or use a product or service […]
The post 037. Tokenizing Securities in Art with Richard McBeath appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
“I think the Wild West of non-compliant token sales is over, thankfully. I think from a securities law perspective, it’s very exciting actually because it’ll make the capital markets more accessible. We talk a lot about financial inclusion in the blockchain industry, and I think this is actually it. With a caveat that it still […]
The post 036. Smart Contracts and Wise Women with Alexandra Levin Kramer appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
“I think that this space, particularly Blockchain generates a lot of actual prosperity by bringing markets to things that weren’t possible before. We’re building an encyclopedia that’s not owned by anyone… other people have a stake in collectively owning the governance and the profit and the value that’s generated out of this and before blockchain […]
The post 035. Thinking Differently + Tokenizing a Digital Encyclopedia with Everipedia Co-Founder Sam Kazemian appeared first on Speaking of...
“There’s lots of evidence today that online and in our digital lives, which is increasingly most of our lives these days, there’s just a whole bunch of things that are broken. Things that we’ve accepted as normal. Things that we’ve come to see as the status quo. And, nobody’s questioned is it ok that I […]
The post 034. Adaptability and Helping to Build the Decentralized Internet w/ Matthew Spoke appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
Why do you think decentralization is important? “I think because the end user is ready and is asking for it. I truly think that a lot of people want to have ownership of their data and a record of it. And if we really dive a little bit on what is the promise of blockchain. […]
The post 033. A Decentralized Digital Economy and How Blockchain Can Remove Bias w/Betsabe Botaitis appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
“Data sovereignty is just a fancy word for saying that whatever of mine, whatever data that I generate, whatever activity that I have, whatever content that I produce to help you power and fuel your ecosystem, I own it and I get to tokenize it and I get to volunteer it and sell it to […]
The post 032. Blockchain Impact and Data Sovereignty with Susan Oh appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
“Blockland is a play on the name Cleveland and the idea is that by putting what we identified as the ten critical ingredients to make Cleveland one of the top five most relevant tech cities in the United States that we would do all these 10 things at the exact same time. So, we created […]
The post 031. Blockchain Building Blocks in Cleveland with Bernie Moreno appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
“It’s not something that’s localized. This is something that’s so global now. The Russian government is having crypto classes in all their universities in their curriculum. We have all the best schools in the United States. If you think about it, this technology is scaling, and you see the first crypto exchange open in Uganda […]
The post 030. Women Supporting Women in Blockchain w/ Anu Bhardwaj appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
“The companies I will suggest in the next 2 to 3 years that are going to make it are ones that have a real blockchain product with real utility that people really need and they’re getting real quality advantage out of, like any other company. And 2017 was the year of FOMO which is ‘I’m […]
The post 029. Building a Tech Business and Investing in a Blockchain Future with Michael Hyatt appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
“Companies can relocate their business to Malta and they can operate in an environment where the government tells them what you’re doing is perfectly legal, so they’re not operating in a grey area where the government has no clue whether this is legal or illegal. So the companies tomorrow they’re not waking up and being […]
The post 028. The Blockchain Island of Malta with Eman Pulis appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
“You have people trying to take advantage of the fundraising mechanism that is an ICO without having a real business. They’re more excited about raising the money and then figuring it out. That’s a lot of the people. A lot of the people that have ICOed will not stay standing. It will be just like […]
The post 027. Blockchain Security with Hartej Sawhney appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
“A lot of people think of blockchain and all they think about is Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies and then they immediately, their minds go to the dark web, and money laundering and so forth, but what I wanted to do was put a message out to the world which is, yes, there’s Bitcoin. That’s an important […]
The post 026. Blockchain’s Potential for Social Impact with Dr. Jane Thomason appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
“We’re working with Bermuda right now to put the whole country onto eIDs or digital IDs so one of the first steps would be to do that. The second step will be to make it useful within Bermuda across business and government. And the next step is to enable Bermuda residents to take that ID […]
The post 025. The Global Identity Crisis and Data Protection with Bruce Silcoff appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
“You had the birth of bitcoin and all proliferation of really re-evaluating what is value, what is money and how does that get distributed and can tech help to actually democratize? I think these are questions that are challenging existing institutions and models and frankly, I think given the right circumstances, it’s a very healthy […]
The post 024: From Bitcoin Futures to Blockchain Democratization with Sandra Ro appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
“There’s just no running away from economics. Even if you don’t care about economics, you make economic decisions each day and those decisions are going to have consequences.” Why is caring about economics important? Because whether we like it or not, we’re making economic choices every day. We may be choosing what to buy or […]
The post 023: Cryptoassets and the Age of Anomaly w/Andrei Polgar appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
What if I could get ten of the coolest, forward-thinking, big-picture seeing, crypto dynamos together in one place and pick their brain about things that are blockchain related, and not? I’d want to ask them about what advice they would give to their younger selves? I’d ask what books they’d recommend so I can wrap […]
The post 022. 5×10 – Five Questions. Ten Guest Interviews. appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
“When bitcoin came along, the thing about it that was so interesting and compelling to me is that, here’s a money that not only is better but that literally can’t be stopped because there is nobody who you can stop. There is no CEO of bitcoin to go after. And that’s why, Satoshi Nakamoto, the […]
The post 021. Let’s Talk Bitcoin Network and a Billion Dollar Idea with Adam B. Levine appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
“What we think Solar Punk is, is this mash up of what Solara is, solar and then this cypher punk cyber punk initiative and so it’s a mash up between this social theme with a technology positivity to it.” Leon-Gerard Vandenberg Solara One of the reasons why the ideology behind bitcoin made so much sense […]
The post 020. Blockchain Technology and Solar Punks w/Leon-Gerard Vandenberg appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
“I’d like to see a world where blockchain is just ubiquitous, where every single thing that’s manufactured if you want to know where the touches were so that you know child slave labour wasn’t used or blood diamonds weren’t used or some of the ways that people are ever to exploit leverage for profit, I’d […]
The post 019: Planes, Supply Chains, + Blockchains w/ Colonel James Allen Regenor appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.
“How I apply cryptography to mimic the real world, the physical world, on a computer network requires privacy. I can’t read your mind. I only can hear what you say or what you write. We have built in privacy in our physical world. On the internet we don’t have that. And that’s the block.” Adam […]
The post 018. Cryptography and a Decentralized Future with Adam Helfgott appeared first on Speaking of Crypto Podcast.