Andy Pickering

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Apr 08 2021

Self-Sovereign - Ontology is building a decentralized identity solution

Apr 08 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

Li Jun is the founder of Ontology, a decentralized system that protects data integrity and security. After launching its Mainnet in June 2018, Ontology has continued to press forward, building a key partnership with Daimler.

Apr 06 2021

YIELD - Bridging FinTech and DeFi

Apr 06 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

Tim Frost is the CEO of YIELD App. The YIELD mission is to provide anyone with access to the best investment opportunities, regardless of their financial or technical knowledge. The YIELD platform is a bridge between FinTech and DeFi.

Mar 30 2021

Is Binance Smart Chain an Ethereum killer?

Mar 30 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

The Binance Smart Chain is a fork of Ethereum. However, BSC transactions are much faster and cheaper than Ethereum. As a result, it is onboarding millions of users at an eye-watering pace. Brave New Coin’s Aditya Das joins Andy to answer the question - Is Binance Smart Chain an Ethereum killer?

Mar 29 2021

Unslashed Finance - Insuring crypto to hedge risk

Mar 29 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

Marouane Hajji is the protocol lead at Unslashed Finance, a decentralized insurance protocol built on Ethereum. Insurance is a part of the decentralized finance stack that has received less attention. However, crypto is no different from any other industry - there are many risks. Smart contract hacks, exploits, oracle manipulation, data breaches, theft, and so on. Creating an insurance protocol requires both technical...

Mar 25 2021

The Crypto Tax solution for Kiwi Crypto Traders

Mar 25 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

Craig MacGregor is the founder of Taxoshi, a cryptocurrency tax calculator that helps Kiwis understand their crypto tax position. Taxoshi’s algorithms automate the currency conversions and calculate your trading and mining loss and profit in accordance with the cryptocurrency guidance from the New Zealand IRD. Use the discount code “bravenewcoin” to get a 10% discount if you use Taxoshi.

Mar 23 2021

BitClout, ATMs, & Crypto Security with Rich Sanders

Mar 23 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

Richard Sanders is a co-founder and lead investigator at CipherBlade, an elite blockchain investigation agency that works closely with top crypto exchanges, blockchain protocols, and the FBI. In this episode, Rich explains his views on the sometimes shady world of crypto ATM operators, the confusing new BitClout platform, and we cover best practice crypto security tips.

Mar 22 2021

Samson Mow on Blockstream, Seetee, Bitcoin Mining, NFTs & Infinite Fleet

Mar 22 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

Andy is joined by Samson Mow, CSO at Blockstream. Samson discusses the partnership between Blockstream and Seetee, a new Bitcoin company started by a 100-year-old company from Norway. He talks about the drop in hashpower from Chinese miners as American miners increase, and he explains why he thinks Bitcoin will hit $100k in 2021 and could go even as high as $300K leaving...

Mar 19 2021

Mintable - An NFT auction of a 96 year-old painting by Wladimir Baranoff-Rossine

Mar 19 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

Andy is joined by Zack Burks, CEO at the Mintable NFT marketplace, and Wladimir Baranoff-Rossine, grandson of the legendary Ukrainian, Russian and French painter. Mintable is hosting an exclusive NFT based collection of 10 drops, 4 auctions, and 1 original 96-year-old physical painting, all by Baranoff-Rossine. It’s a historic first where avant-garde art meets the brave new world of NFTs.

Mar 18 2021

Building a better Internet with Syntropy

Mar 18 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

Jonas Simanavicius is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at Syntropy. Syntropy, based in San Francisco, transforms the public internet into a secure and user-centric internet, where encryption and optimized performance are built-in and automatically enabled for anything and everything connected to it.

Mar 16 2021

Alex Mashinsky (Celsius) returns - Unbank Yourself again!

Mar 16 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

Alex Mashinsky is the CEO and founder of Celsius, the platform that lets you earn interest on your crypto and use it as collateral to get fiat loans. Celsius offers a platform of curated services that have been abandoned by big banks – fair interest, zero fees, and fast transactions. Their goal is to disrupt the financial industry, one user at a time,...

Hold, Yield, & Hedge - How professional investors catch the upside & protect the downside

Mar 16 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

Dr. Marc Fleury is the founder and CEO of Two Prime, a digital assets investment firm that invests in BTC and ETH. Marc has a PHD in theoretical physics and he is an open-source evangelist. Two Prime uses a variety of sophisticated hedging strategies to help high net worth individuals gain exposure to the upside potential of BTC and ETH but remain hedged...

Mar 11 2021

Meme Power - MemeFarm is bringing the memes to NFTs & DeFi

Mar 11 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

Mark Berisha is the CEO of APECoin and the MemeFarm and BustAbnb ecosystems. APECoin embraces the humor and viral nature of memes to bring new participants into crypto. Apecoin is developing a game called “Bust-a-BNB” for Binance Smart Chain (BSC). An airdrop will occur for existing APE holders on March 14. GO APE!

Mar 10 2021

Why a Norwegian billionaire wrote 2021's most bullish Bitcoin letter

Mar 10 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

Norwegian Billionaire Kjell Inge Røkke says that Aker ASA, his Norwegian fishing, oil, and engineering company has established Seetee, a new company dedicated to investing in projects and companies in the Bitcoin ecosystem. Seetee will keep all its liquid investable assets in bitcoin.

Mar 08 2021

Why the NFT Bubble is good for Crypto

Mar 08 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

NFTs, Non-Fungible Tokens is one of the most exciting narratives in crypto in 2021. The collectible digital art world has exploded with some pieces selling for millions of dollars. The market is frothy and might be in bubble territory but over the next decade, NFTs have the potential to bring millions of people into crypto and help build out the metaverse.

Mar 04 2021

CME Ether Futures Launch - The Institutional Futures Market

Mar 04 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

CME Group has launched its Ether Futures product offering. The new contract is cash-settled, based on the CME CF Ether-Dollar Reference Rate. Tim McCourt, CME Group Global Head of Equity Index and Alternative Investment Products, joins Andy to talk Ether Futures.

Mar 03 2021

REKT Capital Returns - Bitcoin, Altcoins, and Number Go Up

Mar 03 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

Rekt Capital, a Forbes featured crypto technical analyst and trader returns for his third appearance on the Crypto Conversation. With Bitcoin and Ethereum continuing to hit new all time highs, REKT and Andy discuss the current bull market.

Mar 01 2021

The Bull Market is Back - Bitcoin’s Strength Continues

Mar 01 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

Josh Olszewicz, lead analyst at Brave New Coin joins Andy to discuss the recent crypto correction and today’s recovery. Is the correction over? Will the bull run continue? Is the NFT boom a sign of market froth?

Feb 25 2021

Techemy Capital launches DeFi ETP on Balancer

Feb 25 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

Techemy Capital has launched decentralized Exchange-Traded Portfolios (ETPs) on Balancer, starting with a DeFi ETP. We’re joined by Techemy Capital CEO Fran Strajnar and Balancer CEO Fernando Martinelli who discuss why these ETPs are a potential game-changer, how to invest, and what this means for DeFi.

Feb 22 2021

TOKES - How Blockchain helps the Cannabis Industry

Feb 22 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

Multichain Ventures is the parent company of The Tokes Platform. Multichain produces blockchain-focused products including cryptocurrency-based payment processing and supply chain visibility tools for the cannabis industry.

Feb 15 2021

DeFi's Inflection Point - How Decentralized Finance goes mainstream

Feb 15 2021 Published at BNC insights feed

Sergey Nazarov is the co-founder of Chainlink. In this podcast, Sergey lays out his current thinking on DeFi (Decentralized Finance), how it improves on CeFi, the role of oracles in decentralized finance, and the fast and slow cases on what is needed for DeFi to go mainstream. Sergey says “decentralized finance is the thing that people want. They just don't know that they...

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