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224: Taxes in the Metaverse and Crypto-Sphere with Martin Fiore

Martin Fiore is Managing Partner for the EY US East Region Tax practice. We talk about recent tax policies for crypto, DeFi, and metaverse assets, and speculate on the future implications of these technologies. Links referenced in the episode: EY TaxChat US Blockchain solutions | Platforms, insights & services | EY - US EY Blockchain Cryptocurrency: compliance and controls | EY - US


223: Katie Chonacas

Katie Chonacas is an international actor, NFT artist, and podcaster. The Hey Layer platform for women in blockchain recently released her latest NFT collection, 11 Pillars of Katie Chonacas. She released her Dreamland 1111 Album on Opensea last year.


222: Faraway with Alex Paley - Video Game Economies on Blockchain

Alex Paley is the co-founder of Faraway, a new gaming studio leveraging blockchain technology to unlock the potential for truly player-driven and decentralized game economies. Faraway’s debut title, Mini: Royale Nations, is the first live multiplayer game to launch on the Solana blockchain platform.


221: Cybersecurity Expert Steven Walbroehl / Halborn / SANS

Steven Walbroehl is the Chief Security Officer and cofounder of Halborn. He's also a Blockchain Course Author and Instructor at SANS, one of the top cybersecurity education organizations. In this episode we cover the following: Key vulnerabilities with blockchains and how hackers exploit them to steal crypto; private keys, code vulnerabilities, and financial vulnerabilitiesRegulation of crypto securitySecurity for dApp and DeFi developersBlockchain and Cybersecurity educationHow...


220: Stellar with Tomer Weller

Tomer Weller is the Vice President of Tech Strategy at the Stellar Development Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports the development and growth of Stellar, an open-source network that connects the world's financial infrastructure. Founded in 2014, the Foundation maintains Stellar’s codebase, supports the technical and business communities building on the network, and serves as a voice to regulators and institutions. The Foundation seeks to create equitable access to the global...


219: Evan Kuo Returns / Ampleforth

Evan Kuo is CEO and Co-Founder of Ampleforth. Founded in 2018, Ampleforth is a digital currency, like Bitcoin, but with elastic-supply. The company was founded with a mission to introduce an “ideal money” that would have properties similar to Bitcoin, be able to be used to denominate smart contracts long-term, and act as a hedge against inflation.


218: Minterest with Josh Rogers

Josh Rogers is CEO and Founder of Minterest, a value-capturing lending and borrowing protocol designed to make DeFi fairer for users.


217: Brian Platz of Fluree & Dmitri Safine of Ikigai Technologies

Venn joins Ethan for a look at the "Crypto Bowl" ads as well as some other pop culture blockchain references. Ethan interviews Brian Platz Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Fluree and Dmitri Safine CTO of Ikigai Technologies at the 21:00 minute mark.


216: Anatha with Ed DeLeon

Ed DeLeon is the founder and CEO of Anatha, an ethos driven decentralized financial ecosystem.


215: Brian Bondy / Brave

Brian Bondy is CTO and co-founder of Brave, a privacy browser with a blockchain based digital advertising platform. If you've heard us talk about BAT tokens, then you've probably heard us talk about Brave. Brian gives us a look back at how Brave came to be, their core features, what's new, and what's to come. Brave recently partnered with Solana for Dapps, and also introduced the Brave Wallet.


214: Global Crypto Regulations with Wesley Thysse

Ethan talks with Wesley Thysse about some upcoming changes that may be coming to the crypto community. We talk about the focus on peer-to-peer transactions, stable coins, privacy coins, and more and how individuals and businesses could be effected. Click here to read Wes's full article.


213: iov42 with Ryan Worsley and David Coleman

Ryan Worsley is CTO at iov42 and has a love for formal Computer Science approaches and techniques. His career has charted a course in which he developed one of the first retail, customer-facing live FX trading portals; rebuilt an “unfixable” bespoke in-memory database for an investment bank; designed and built a big-data Bitemporal Graph Database; and architected a Non-Repudiation Database for the UK tax authority. Ryan’s love of big-data distributed systems engineering, complex problem...


212: Domination Finance with Adrian Kolody

Adrian Kolody is Founder of Domination Finance, the first decentralized exchange for dominance trading. It's built on the Universal Market Access protocol and available on Ethereum and Polygon. DomFi’s platform tracks the market cap of bitcoin relative to the market cap of altcoins, allowing users to analyze shifts in relative coin prices and to trade on the overall market dominance of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Tether. Last month, the DomFi team announced the close of a $3.2 million seed round,...


211: Aleph Zero with Matthew Niemerg

Matthew Niemerg, Ph.D., is the co-founder and president of Aleph Zero Foundation—a Swiss non-profit offering a new infrastructure layer with a scalable plug-and-play privacy solution leveraging zero-knowledge proofs (zk-SNARKs) and Secure Multiparty Computation (sMPC). Mathew is also a Ph.D. in Mathematics in the area of numerical algebraic geometry, a Simons-Berkeley Fellow, and an IBM Center of Excellence Fellow in High-Performance Computing. Aleph Zero is a new infrastructure PoS...


210: The Beginners Guide to Coinbase

Venn, Daniel, and Ethan share their experiences with Coinbase and offer advice for those ready to make their first crypto purchase. Use this LINK to get $10 of free bitcoin and also to help support this show. If you've been listening for a while and don't need this guide, please share with a friend who may.


209: Celo with Dr. Markus Franke of cLabs

Dr. Markus Franke is a partner at cLabs working on Celo, an open source, global platform that aims to facilitate secure and efficient cross border payments to anyone with a mobile device.


208: Zach Bradford / CleanSpark

Zach Bradford is CEO at CleanSpark. In this episode we identify some problems with electricity production in relation to Bitcoin mining but also society as a whole. CleanSpark has several solutions to address these problems and some innovative ideas for renewable energy beyond the blockchain space.


207: David Lucatch / Liquid Avatar

David Lucatch is the founder & CEO of Liquid Avatar, parent company to Oasis Digital Studios). David speaks with Ethan about how the blockchain can address current concerns around cybersecurity and digital identity. Specifically, how people can be assured that their identity is not being stolen and or used against or without their permission. By leveraging biometrics to scan a digital avatar, his company can validate and verify a user's identity without costing them any control over their...


206: James Wo / DFG

James Wo is an experienced investor and entrepreneur in blockchain technology and digital assets; delivering a 200% return on investment in less than 2 years. Mr. Wo is also the Chairman of Matrix, the first regulated virtual assets multilateral trading facility (MTF) & custodian under the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) VA policy framework. He is a board member of LedgerX, and an Executive Committee member of the Chamber of Digital Commerce. DFG is a global blockchain and digital asset...


205: Two Prime with Alexander Blum

A lot has changed since Alexander Blum bought his first Bitcoin for $9 in 2012. Alex has been professionally involved with the industry ever since. He previously founded digital investment group Atomic Capital, worked as a technology advisor for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The World Economic Forum, and served as an economic development specialist for the Peace Corps. He is also a Fellow at the University College London Centre for Blockchain Technologies and Chair of the Nexus...