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How BitTorrent's Creator is Building a Better Bitcoin

11/9/2018
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We speak with Bram Cohen, creator of BitTorrent and founder of Chia, a blockchain project that claims to be a “better bitcoin”. We take a look back at the past decade of bitcoin, highlighting some key milestones, plus we dive into how cryptocurrencies might have played a role in influencing the US midterm elections. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s03/e01-bram-cohen-chia

Duration:00:44:03

Coinbase Growth Concerns, Fidelity's Big Move, and Bitcoin's Risk from Whales

10/26/2018
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Coinbase has seen an 80% dip in active users since late 2017, Fidelity Investments has made a huge move into the crypto space, the SEC is taking more aggressive steps on projects that run ICOs, and we discuss the fact that 32 individuals own 1 million of the total 17 million bitcoin. All this and more in our series 2 finale. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e18-coinbase-fidelity-whales

Duration:00:38:38

Taking Back Ownership of our Identities with Blockchain

10/19/2018
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We speak with Edmund John, founder of SelfKey about how he’s on a mission to give people sovereignty of their identities through the use of open source software and blockchain technology. We also dive into some news from BitTorrent founder, Bram Cohen, as well as a huge security breach of the US hardware supply chain that’s been discovered, with fingers pointing to Chinese spies. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e17-blockchain-digital-identities

Duration:00:49:33

ASIC Mining: a Contributor to Centralization or a Security Necessity?

10/12/2018
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Coinbase has opened the floodgates for all kinds of cryptocurrencies to be listed on their platform, Tim Berners-Lee is here to save us all (again), and we take a look at the current state of ASIC mining. Don’t know what that is? Don’t worry, we explain all and start to pose some tough questions for the industry to answer. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e16-asic-mining/

Duration:00:36:14

Could Blockchain Technology Transform the Healthcare Industry?

10/5/2018
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A critical bug was discovered in Bitcoin’s code threatening to bring the integrity of the cryptocurrency as a whole. We briefly discuss a slightly unexpected “flippening” between XRP and ETH, and then we take a deeper look at how blockchain could revolutionize the healthcare sector. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e15-blockchain-healthcare-industry/

Duration:00:45:00

Most ICOs Die Within 4 Months, 20% Are Scams, Yet $20 Billion Has Been Raised in 2018 (so far)

9/28/2018
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We take a look back over the past 3 years of ICOs, digging into the number of projects launching ICOs, how many have died, how many are scams, and how much they’ve raised. Not only this, but we discuss an alarming ICO sell off that’s been taking place in September. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e14-ico-retrospective/

Duration:00:37:22

A Deep-Dive into the Sia Project - Cloud Storage on the Blockchain

9/21/2018
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There are tons of different applications for blockchain technology, but one of the biggest industries that it’s looking to disrupt is cloud storage. In this week’s episode, we take a deeper look at the Sia project that looks to take some market share in an industry that’s expected to be worth $88 billion by 2022. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e13-sia-cloud-storage-blockchain/

Duration:00:43:40

S02E12: How and Why Cryptocurrencies Increase (and fall) in Value

9/14/2018
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What causes cryptocurrencies to see huge gains (and losses) in value? What’s going on over in Venezuela with their national cryptocurrency, the Petro? And has China really banned ALL cryptocurrency events? We answer all these questions and more in the latest episode of the Decrypting Crypto Podcast. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e12-why-cryptocurrency-increases-value/

Duration:00:42:01

Interview: David Bleznak, CEO of Totle - Is Crypto Actually Decentralized? And Why Decentralized Exchanges are the Future

9/7/2018
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We speak with David Bleznak, the CEO of Totle, an easy-to-use crypto portfolio management tool and decentralized trading platform. We discuss the current state of decentralization of cryptocurrency (or lack thereof!) and we go deep into explaining what decentralized exchanges are, and why David believe’s they’re the future. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e11-david-bleznak/

Duration:00:45:53

Interview: Alexis Gauba & Aparna Krishnan - Alternatives to Proof of Work Consensus + Women in Blockchain

8/31/2018
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We speak with Alexis Gauba & Aparna Krishnan, co-founders of Mechanism Labs, an open source set of experiments focused on pushing forward research in the blockchain space. We discuss their research into alternative consensus protocols, and they give some advice for other women entering the blockchain space. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e10-alexis-gauba-aparna-krishnan/

Duration:00:34:24

Interview: Colin Stewart of Producer's Token - Revolutionizing the Food Industry With Blockchain Technology

8/24/2018
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We speak with Colin Stewart of Producers Token, a platform with the modest vision of completely revolutionizing the agricultural supply chain. We discuss how blockchain (and its surrounding technology) can be used to empower producers and streamline the food industry’s supply chain. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e09-colin-stewart/

Duration:00:37:14

Interview: David Roon, Co-Founder of OpenLaw - Democratizing Legal Support via Blockchain

8/17/2018
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We speak with David Roon, Co-Founder of OpenLaw, a platform that seeks to democratize the access to legal support for the masses through blockchain technology. We discuss how smart contracts can be used to create legally binding agreements, and how OpenLaw’s open source markup language can help give anyone access to secure legal contracts without having to pay huge legal fees. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e08-david-roon/

Duration:00:33:27

Interview: Gee Chuang, CEO of Listia - Why Cryptocurrencies Will Revolutionize E-Commerce

8/10/2018
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We speak with Gee Chuang, CEO of Listia and co-founder of Ink Protocol about how he grew Listia to over 10 million members, implementing its own virtual currency before even Bitcoin was created, and now why he believes crypto will completely revolutionize e-commerce. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e07-gee-chuang/

Duration:00:37:35

Interview: Gleb Nikitin, Co-Founder of MetaHash - Crypto Mining, dApps & Blockchain Adoption

8/3/2018
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We speak with Gleb Nikitin, co-founder of MetaHash about how his project takes a new approach to gaining consensus within the mining process, what the future of decentralized applications has in store for us, ad how far we are away from mass adoption of cryptocurrencies. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e06-gleb-nikitin/

Duration:00:35:37

Interview: Benji Rogers, Co-Founder of dotBlockchain Media Project - How Blockchain will Revolutionize the Music Industry

7/27/2018
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We speak with Benji Rogers, a musician and technologist, now based out of New York and the co-founder of the dotBlockchain Media Project. We discuss how blockchain technology could revolutionize the music industry and how he's on a mission to change things. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e05-benji-rogers/

Duration:00:42:31

Interview: Amy Wan, CEO of Sagewise - ICOs, Smart Contracts & Regulation for Crypto

7/20/2018
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We speak with Amy Wan, CEO of Sagewise, about how the smart contracts are going to revolutionize the legal space, why the most recent wave of ICOs is presenting whole new legal challenges for blockchain companies, and finally, what the future holds for regulation within the crypto space. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e04-amy-wan/

Duration:00:36:35

Interview: Andrew Keys from ConsenSys - Ethereum and the Tokenization of the World

7/13/2018
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We speak with Andrew Keys, from ConsenSys, about how the Ethereum blockchain is going to facilitate the widespread tokenization of assets across the world. We dig into what this actually means for the general public and how it's going to transform commerce. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e03-andrew-keys/

Duration:00:46:36

Interview: Andrew Keys from ConsenSys - Ethereum and the Tokenization of the World

7/6/2018
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We speak with Andrew Keys, from ConsenSys, about how the Ethereum blockchain is going to facilitate the widespread tokenization of assets across the world. We dig into what this actually means for the general public and how it's going to transform commerce. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e03-andrew-keys/

Duration:00:46:43

Interview: Radko Albrecht, CEO of BitBond - Financial Inclusion via the Blockchain

6/29/2018
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We speak with Radko Albrecht, CEO of BitBond, about how the current financial system is broken and how blockchain technology can improve it. Radko is an advocate for financial inclusion and they're pioneering some interesting technology at BitBond, as well as a whole new take on the ICO. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e02-radko-albrecht/

Duration:00:34:48

Interview: Radko Albrecht, CEO of BitBond - Financial Inclusion via the Blockchain

6/29/2018
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We speak with Radko Albrecht, CEO of BitBond, about how the current financial system is broken and how blockchain technology can improve it. Radko is an advocate for financial inclusion and they're pioneering some interesting technology at BitBond, as well as a whole new take on the ICO. Full show notes: https://thecoinoffering.com/podcast/s02/e02-radko-albrecht/

Duration:00:34:48