SC5. Kathleen Breitman - R3, Blockchain, Digital Currencies
Kathleen Breitman is a Senior Strategy Associate at R3 CEV, a consortium of 42 banks that is developing blockchain applications within the financial system. In this podcast, we discuss the blockchain then and now and review the landscape of opportunities. 01:00 Becoming a Blockchain Expert 04:50 State of Digital Currencies 07:54 Ethereum and Smart Contracts 12:54 R3CEV and Disruption 14:50 The Anti-establishment Narrative 17:50 Consortiums of Banks 22:00 Consumer Blockchain Applications...
SC3. John Henry - Leo's Former Dry Cleaner, Entrepreneur, Next Big Thing
John Henry is a young entrepreneur who is currently working with David Rose to manage AREA, a new real estate tech accelerator. (He's the second college dropout I've had on the show!) You can connect with him at https://twitter.com/johnhenrystyle. 02:20 - Starting from the Bottom 03:58 - Being the Best Doorman in NYC 05:20 - Not Your Typical Entrepreneur 06:28 - The Business of Being Leonardo DiCaprio's Dry Cleaner 10:02 - Acquisition at Age 21 14:00 - Bringing Startups to (Cofound) Harlem...