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dlab Presents: Unblocked

Technology Podcasts

Unblocked is bimonthly event series, where guests are asked questions in an AMA format focusing on questions relevant to early stage startups and blockchain technology. Unblocked is sponsored by dlab, a startup accelerator and venture studio that sits within the SOSV family. https://dlab.vc/

Unblocked is bimonthly event series, where guests are asked questions in an AMA format focusing on questions relevant to early stage startups and blockchain technology. Unblocked is sponsored by dlab, a startup accelerator and venture studio that sits within the SOSV family. https://dlab.vc/

Location:

United States

Description:

Unblocked is bimonthly event series, where guests are asked questions in an AMA format focusing on questions relevant to early stage startups and blockchain technology. Unblocked is sponsored by dlab, a startup accelerator and venture studio that sits within the SOSV family. https://dlab.vc/

Twitter:

@dlabvc

Language:

English


Episodes

20. Advanced Blockchain's Evolution with CEO Michael Geike

8/12/2021
dlab PM Paul Saint-Donat chats with Advanced Blockchain CEO Michael Geike about: - His personal journey into crypto - Advanced's Blockchain's evolution over the years - Past investments, current projects, and more. Michael Geike https://twitter.com/MichaelGeike Advanced Blockchain https://twitter.com/BlockchainAG Paul Saint-Donat https://twitter.com/psaintdonat dlab https://dlab.vc/

Duration:00:56:53

19. Diving into Enzyme Finance with Cofounder Mona El Isa

6/24/2021
dlab PM Paul Saint-Donat chats with Enzyme Cofounder and Avantgarde CEO Mona El Isa about: - How Mona's experience with her own fund inspired her to create Enzyme - How Enzyme works under the hood - Exciting use cases - and more. Mona El Isa https://twitter.com/Mona_El_Isa Enzyme Finance https://enzyme.finance/ Avantgarde Finance https://avantgarde.finance/ Paul Saint-Donat https://twitter.com/psaintdonat dlab https://dlab.vc/

Duration:00:56:13

18. NEAR's Ethereum L2 Aurora with Alex Shevchenko

6/8/2021
dlab PM Paul Saint-Donat chats with NEAR Protocol's Alex Shevchenko, about: - How the Rainbow Bridge works (a trustless, permissionless, and generic protocol for connecting blockchains) - Their ETH L2 Solution Aurora - Challenges facing L2s - and more. Alex Shevchenko https://twitter.com/AlexAuroraDev Aurora https://aurora.dev/ NEAR Protocol https://near.org/ Paul Saint-Donat https://twitter.com/psaintdonat dlab https://dlab.vc/

Duration:00:58:45

17. UMA's KPI Initiative with Clayton Roche

6/2/2021
dlab PM Paul Saint-Donat chats with Clayton Roche, Head of Community Development at UMA, about: - How UMA Works - What Makes KPIs a great incentive tool - How UMA is using them - UMA's RFP and grant programs - and more. Clayton Roche https://twitter.com/TokenArchitect UMA https://umaproject.org/ Paul Saint-Donat https://twitter.com/psaintdonat dlab https://dlab.vc/

Duration:01:01:55

16. Exploring Stacks with Founder Muneeb Ali

4/13/2021
dlab PM Paul Saint-Donat chats with Muneeb Ali, Co-Founder of Blockstack and CEO of Hiro, about: - The origin story of Stacks - The advantages of a smart contract platform built on Bitcoin - The importance of having a formally verified programming language - The differences between IPFS, Filecoin, and Gaia - And more. Muneeb Ali https://twitter.com/muneeb Stacks https://www.stacks.co/ Paul Saint-Donat https://twitter.com/psaintdonat dlab https://dlab.vc/

Duration:00:58:37

15. A Macro Perpesctive on Blockchain with 10T Holdings Founder Dan Tapiero

3/30/2021
dlab PM Paul Saint-Donat chats with Macro Investor and Founder of 10T Holdings, Dan Tapiero on: - Dan's History on Wall Street - Whether bitcoin eats the use case for gold - The tailwinds behind crypto - The similarities between the internet's effect on the TMT space vs crypto on financials - Investing in mid/late stage crypto companies Dan Tapiero https://twitter.com/DTAPCAP Paul Saint-Donat https://twitter.com/psaintdonat dlab https://twitter.com/dlabvc

Duration:00:53:20

14. Navigating Crypto Taxes with ZenLedger COO Dan Hannum

3/19/2021
dlab PM Paul Saint-Donat chats with ZenLedger COO Dan Hannum on the origin story of ZenLedger, crypto tax best practices, new initiatives of the IRS, wash sales, and more.

Duration:01:09:21

13. Uncollateralized Lending with TrustToken CEO Rafael Cosman

3/3/2021
dlab Program Manager Paul Saint-Donat chats with Rafael Cosman, cofounder and CEO of TrustToken about its recent push into uncollaterized lending, credit scoring, listening to your customers, and more.

Duration:01:01:26

12. Exploring Ergo's Unique Value Prop with Robert Kornacki

1/13/2021
dlab Program Manager Paul Saint-Donat chats with Robert Kornacki, Head of Research at EMURGO and Ergo Foundation Board Member, about the PoW blockchain Ergo, NIPoPoWs, the Ergo summit, and more.

Duration:00:55:40

11. Investing in Blockchain Technology with Jalak Jobanputra

11/25/2020
dlab Program Manager Paul Saint-Donat chats with Jalak Jobanputra, Founding Partner of Future\Perfect Ventures, about investing in blockchain technology, lessons learned, new and exciting use cases, and more.

Duration:01:00:09

10. The Future of the Bitcoin State with Meltem Demirors

11/11/2020
dlab Program Manager Paul Saint-Donat chats with Meltem Demirors, Chief of Strategy at CoinShares, about current and future trends in Bitcoin, creating new paradigms, and more.

Duration:00:58:56

9. Launching Avalanche, Building a Layer One Protocol, and the Future of AVA w/ Phillip Liu

10/6/2020
dlab Program Manager Paul Saint-Donat chats with Phillip Liu, Head of Strategy at AVA Labs, on to chat about Avalanche, what it takes to build a protocol company, DeFi, and more.

Duration:01:00:53

8. The Past, Present and Future of Security Tokens with Polymath Founder Trevor Koverko

9/16/2020
dlab Program Manager Paul Saint-Donat chats with Trevor Koverko, Founder and CEO of Polymath, about Polymath's journey, the current and future state of security tokens, his founder journey, and more.

Duration:00:50:21

7. Applying Blockchain Technology to Supply Chains with ScanTrust CEO Nathan Anderson

9/4/2020
dlab Program Manager Paul Saint-Donat chats with Nathan Anderson, Cofounder and CEO of ScanTrust, about ScanTrust's journey, applying blockchain technology to supply chains, what its like to bootstrap an early stage startup and more.

Duration:00:46:39

6. Marketing and Growth Hacking with Michael Gasiorek

8/6/2020
dlab Program Manager Paul Saint-Donat chats with Michael Gasiorek, founder of Truth Cartel, on marketing for crypto companies, growth hacking tips, his experiences working with early stage startups, and more.

Duration:00:47:23

5. Blockchain for Social Good with UNICEF Ventures

7/27/2020
dlab Program Manager Paul Saint-Donat chats with Christina Lomazzo & Cecilia Chapiro about UNICEF's blockchain initiatives, how blockchain can have a positive impact on the developing world, and more.

Duration:00:53:14

4. DAO's and Governance Tokens with Lewis Cohen

7/9/2020
dlab Program Manager chats with Lewis Cohen, Principal at dlxLaw, about DAOs, the changing regulatory landscape, governance tokens, and more.

Duration:00:50:02

3. Early Stage Blockchain Investing with Jack Tatar & Ron Kochman

6/15/2020
dlab Program Manager Paul Saint-Donat chats with Jack Tatar and Ron Kochman, Managing Partners of Doyle Capital, on how they invest in the space, what needs to happen for mainstream adoption, and more.

Duration:00:54:17

2. Life as an Early Stage Founder with Nelson Chu

6/15/2020
dlab Program Manager Paul Saint-Donat chats with Nelson Chu, CEO of Cadence (https://withcadence.io/), on building both sides of a market, growing your network, the challenges early stage founders face, and more.

Duration:00:42:30

1. The Current State of DeFi with The Defiant's Camila Russo

6/15/2020
dlab Program Manager Paul Saint-Donat chats with Camila Russo, founder of The Defiant (https://thedefiant.substack.com/) and well known cryptocurrency journalist on the current state of DeFi, interesting projects in the space, and more.

Duration:00:44:41