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Blockchain technology and digital assets are about to change the world. If you want to learn in plain English about Bitcoin, the decentralized web and the opportunities that lie ahead, this is the podcast for you. Join blockchain-focused venture capitalist Tomer Federman as he talks with some of the smartest crypto investors and entrepreneurs who are transforming the global financial system.

Blockchain technology and digital assets are about to change the world. If you want to learn in plain English about Bitcoin, the decentralized web and the opportunities that lie ahead, this is the podcast for you. Join blockchain-focused venture capitalist Tomer Federman as he talks with some of the smartest crypto investors and entrepreneurs who are transforming the global financial system.
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Blockchain technology and digital assets are about to change the world. If you want to learn in plain English about Bitcoin, the decentralized web and the opportunities that lie ahead, this is the podcast for you. Join blockchain-focused venture capitalist Tomer Federman as he talks with some of the smartest crypto investors and entrepreneurs who are transforming the global financial system.

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English


Episodes

Paul Puey, Co-Founder and CEO, Edge

9/18/2019
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This is an essential episode if you want to learn how to protect your cryptoassets. During the conversation, Paul and Tomer talk about custody, key management and the importance of cryptocurrency as part of blockchain. Paul explains why he believes hardware wallets are oversold as a requirement to hold cryptoassets, elaborates on the main reasons people lose access to their funds, and shares why Edge employees are only paid in Bitcoin.

Duration:00:49:48

Noelle Acheson, Director of Research, CoinDesk

9/4/2019
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In this episode, Noelle and Tomer talk about the institutional side of crypto. They discuss the tools and infrastructure necessary to drive greater involvement from institutional investors, the implications of developments such as Facebook’s Libra blockchain project and potential ETF approval on institutional demand, and the merits of different financing options for blockchain startups. Plus, Madrid-based Noelle shares how she got her first job at CoinDesk though they had no opening at the...

Duration:00:43:46

Lex Sokolin, Global Fintech Co-Head, ConsenSys

8/21/2019
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In this episode, Lex and Tomer talk about Ethereum, its robust ecosystem and the future of Decentralized Finance (DeFi). They also discuss crypto regulation, the promise of Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) and the important insight every crypto entrepreneur should learn from Max Levchin's Affirm. Plus, Lex shares the reasons he recently decided to join ConsenSys as Global Fintech Co-Head and the developments he's most excited about within crypto.

Duration:00:51:08

James Roy Poulter, CEO, The Reserve

7/26/2019
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James and Tomer talk about governance and the best ways to align the incentives of founders and investors in crypto, the challenges and opportunities token models present for investors, and how investors can add value to projects. Further, they also discuss the eventful path that led James to crypto, what drove him to spend a few months living in Beirut and Istanbul, and the unique engagement model of The Reserve when working with crypto startups.

Duration:00:56:02

Michael O'Rourke, CEO, Pocket Network

7/21/2019
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Michael and Tomer discuss the potential impact of decentralized finance on the world's economy, crypto governance and funding, and the need for new developer tools that go beyond the Ethereum blockchain.

Duration:00:56:36