In this episode, I talk with Jake Chervinsky, associate lawyer with Kobre & Kim. We deep dive into who the SEC is, their remit and powers, what a security is, ETFs, Bakkt, The Banking Secrecy Act, Shapeshift, KYC/AML, manipulation, Bitcoin privacy & XRP
In this episode, I talk with Kyle Samani, founding partner pf Multicoin Capital. In Kyle's second appearance on the podcast, we discuss his approach to research, his changing view on Bitcoin and proof of work v proof of stake.
In this episode, I talk with long-term Bitcoiner, economist and investor, Tuur Demeester. We discuss his Medium post about why he separated himself from his family, government-issued cryptocurrencies and Ethereum’s scaling issues.
In this episode, I talk with Ari Paul, CIO of BlockTower Capital. With the lens firmly on Crypto projects, We talk about Joel Monegro's Fat Protocol Thesis; product/market fit within token projects and Crypto marketing.
In this episode, I talk with Vortex, founder of the Crypto Cast Network and Programming With Bitcoin. We talk about how he is teaching C# developers to integrate Bitcoin within their applications, ICE/NYSE and Bakkt, and fractional reserve Bitcoin.
In this episode, I talk with Jamie Burke from Outlier Ventures again. After looking at the arguments for Bitcoin and against other coins/tokens, we discuss token economies, the fat protocol thesis the path to decentralisation.
In this episode, I talk with Pierre Richard, host of the Noded Bitcoin podcast and co-founder of the Nakamoto Institute. In this interview, we talk about Bitcoin Maximalism, the net benefit of altcoins to Bitcoin and hyperbitcoinization.
In this episode, I talk with Lyn Ulbricht, the mother of Ross Ulbricht, founder of the Silk Road marketplace. This is our second interview, and Lyn updates me on the Supreme Court ruling, the petition for clemency and support for the Libertarian Party.
In this episode, I talk with Toby Simpson, the co-founder and CTO at fetch.ai. In this interview, we discuss the world they have created for autonomous agents to exchange value as well as broader opportunities and risks with artificial intelligence.
In this episode, I talk with Max Keiser & Stacy Herbert from the Keiser Report. Both have strong opinions and neither shies away from challenging the monetary policy of governments and the conduct of the banks. We discuss Brexit, the debt and Bitcoin.
In this episode, I talk with Michael Sonnenshein, the Managing Director of Grayscale Investments, part of the Digital Currency Group. We discuss institutional investors, Grayscales range of investment products and custody for their $1.5bn in assets.
In this episode, I talk with Erik Voorhees, the CEO of Shapeshift. We talk about the separation of state and money, the fallout from Segwit2x, the impact of cryptocurrencies on banks and the latest with Shapeshift.
In this episode, I talk with cryptocurrency and blockchain consultant, Jill Carlson. We discuss token economics, raising capital for Crypto projects compared to traditional startups and the general state of the market.
In this episode, I talk with Trevor Koverko, CEO of Polymath. We discuss the launch of the platform, the market for security tokens, regulations and how the Polymath platform changes the playing field for investors.
In this episode, I talk with Alejandro Machado, a Venezuelan national, product designer & engineer, and writer for Caracas Chronicles. We talk about the recent history of Venezuela and how people are using Bitcoin to protect their income.
In this episode, I talk with Jameson Lopp, my first returning guest. Jameson recently left BitGo to work on custody solutions at Casa. In this interview, we talk about Casa, their approach to security, Bitcoin scaling and the Lightning Network.
In this episode, I talk with Samson Mow, Chief Strategy Officer at Blockstream. We talk about censorship, Bitcoin scaling and the Lightning Network, explicitly looking at fees and the relationship between LN and the Bitcoin main chain.
In this episode, I talk with Roger Ver, the creator of Bitcoin Cash, the controversial fork of Bitcoin. We talk about the branding of Bitcoin as Bitcoin Core, scaling, economic freedom and the separation of money and state.