Tag: 2021

Apr 13 2021

Charting Bitcoin’s Growth With Willy Woo and Peter Brandt

In an interview I moderated at Real Vision’s “Crypto Gathering,” Peter L Brandt, veteran trader and publisher of the Factor Report, and Willy Woo, prominent on-chain Bitcoin analyst and author of the “The Bitcoin Forecast,” a market intelligence newsletter, discuss Bitcoin charts, trading, and how Bitcoin is evolving as an asset. They cover:...

Apr 09 2021

What $1.8 Billion in Q1 Revenue Means for Coinbase’s Direct Listing

Apr 09 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 bitcoin blockchain coin coinbase

Larry Cermak, director of research at The Block, discusses the upcoming Coinbase direct listing in light of the exchange’s recently released Q1 revenue hitting an impressive $1.8 billion. In this episode, Larry talks about: significant takeaways from Coinbase’s Q1 results (1:04)...

Apr 06 2021

Mark Cuban on Why He Thinks ETH Is a Better Store of Value Than Bitcoin

Apr 06 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 bitcoin blockchain cbdc crypto

Mark Cuban -- billionaire investor, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, and Shark Tank “shark” -- shares his thoughts on the Ethereum vs. BTC debate, issues with DeFi, and how NFTs could change content distribution. Tune in to hear Mark talk about… why ETH is a better store of value than BTC (1:08)...

Apr 02 2021

Why Proposed FATF Rules Could Be a Shock for DeFi

Dave Jevans, CEO of Cipher Trace, talks about what the new draft guidance from the FATF (Financial Action Task Force) means for DeFi, NFTs, and crypto in general. In this show, he breaks down: the six main areas the draft guidance covers, including the expansion of KYC regulatory standards into DeFi (1:07)...

Mar 30 2021

What Exactly Do You Get When You Buy an NFT? Three Lawyers Discuss

Olta Andoni, fintech and IP Attorney at Zlatkin Wong and adjunct professor at Chicago Kent College of Law, Tonya Evans, visiting Full Professor of Law at Penn State Dickinson Law School and host of the podcast Tech Intersect, and Stuart Levi, co-head of the Intellectual Property and Technology practice at Skadden Arps and coordinator of the firm's Blockchain and Digital Asset practice, break...

Mar 26 2021

Why Miami Mayor Francis Suarez Calls Crypto ‘the Wave of the Future’

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez talks about how Miami plans to be the crypto capital of the world. In this show, he discusses: what Miami is doing to become the crypto capital of the world (1:40) why he feels so strongly about bringing crypto to...

Mar 23 2021

Financial Advisors Control $5 Trillion in Investor Wealth. Are They Buying Bitcoin?

Mar 23 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 unchained

Ric Edelman, founder of Edelman Financial Engines, and Matthew Kolesky, president at Arbor Capital, discuss the state of Bitcoin adoption amongst financial advisors, who control $5 trillion in investor wealth. In this episode, they talk about: their background and why they got into crypto (1:25)...

Mar 19 2021

MetaKovan on Why He Spent $69 Million on a Jpeg

MetaKovan, the pseudonymous buyer of Beeple’s Everydays NFT and founder of MetaPurse, talks about his recent $69 million purchase. In this episode, he discusses: why he bought Everydays: The First 5000 Days for $69 million (1:57) Beeple’s...

Mar 16 2021

How NFTs Are Revolutionizing How Creators Make Money

Mar 16 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 unchained

Jamie Burke, CEO of Outlier Ventures, and Mason Nystrom, a research analyst at Messari, discuss the NFT craze that has enveloped the crypto world over the past few weeks. In this episode, they talk about: their backgrounds, and how they became involved in crypto (1:19)...

Mar 12 2021

Why This Environmentalist Doesn’t Blame Creators for the Carbon Footprint of NFTs

Brendan McGill, co-founder of Offsetra and Carbon.fyi, a company focused on reducing carbon emissions, talks about the environmental impact of NFTs. In this episode, Brendan discusses: his career as an environmentalist and...

Mar 09 2021

Can dYdX Become a Decentralized BitMEX? How It Is Scaling With StarkWare

Mar 09 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 2nd layer blockchain defi dydx

Antonio Juliano, founder of the decentralized exchange dYdX, and Eli Ben- Sasson, cofounder of StarkWare, discuss the recent launch of dYdX on Ethereum layer 2 using StarkWare’s scaling technology. In this episode, they cover: what cross-margin perpetual trading is and why dYdX chose StarkWare to be its scaling partner (1:13)...

Mar 05 2021

Is Coinbase Stock a Good Buy? This Analyst Says Yes

Mar 05 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 amazon bitcoin blockchain coin

Gil Luria, director of research at D.A. Davidson, talks about the upcoming Coinbase direct listing and his recent research note, “Introducing Crypto’s Amazon Moment.” In this episode, Gil discusses: his crypto background, including his experience as the first Wall Street analyst to cover Bitcoin back in 2013 (1:27)...

Mar 02 2021

Caitlin Long: Why Avanti Will Be a New Kind of Crypto Bank

Mar 02 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 avanti bitcoin blockchain btc

Caitlin Long, founder and CEO of Avanti Financial Group, talks about the issues plaguing the current state of technology in traditional finance and how her background as a 22-year Wall Street veteran, gubernatorial appointee to the Wyoming Blockchain Task Force, and crypto pioneer is helping her shape Avanti into a bridge between conventional banking and crypto. Tune in to hear Caitlin discuss:...

Feb 26 2021

Coinbase’s S-1: The Number That May Make the Exchange Nervous

Feb 26 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 bitcoin blockchain coinbase crypto

Jeff Roberts, executive editor at Decrypt and author of “King of Crypto: One Startup’s Quest to take Cryptocurrency Out of Silicon Valley and Onto Wall Street” talks about Coinbase going public. In this episode we discuss: Jeff's biggest takeaways from Coinbase’s S-1 filing (0:56)...

Feb 23 2021

Paxos’s Chad Cascarilla: How Blockchain Tech Could Prevent Another GameStop/Robinhood

Feb 23 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 banks bitcoin blockchain cbdc

In this episode of Unchained, Chad Cascarilla, CEO and cofounder of Paxos, explains how the 2008 financial crisis led him to crypto, what financial plumbing has to do with GameStop, and how Paxos is leveraging blockchain technology to change financial services. In this episode Chad discusses: his work experience prior to Paxos and...

Feb 19 2021

Girl Gone Crypto: How These Wildly Entertaining Crypto Videos Get Made

Lea Thompson, aka Girl Gone Crypto, talks about what goes into producing her popular “The Crypto Minute” vlog, what initially got her into crypto, and her recent decision to quit her day job and go full time crypto. In this episode we discuss: what “The Crypto Minute” is all about, and all the crypto video content she produces...

Feb 16 2021

Stani Kulechov on Why Aave Is So Successful

Stani Kulechov, founder and CEO of Aave, comes onto the show to discuss the lending protocol and second-biggest DeFi project by total value locked. Here are some of the highlights: How Stani’s background studying law and his passion for fintech led him to the world of smart contracts (1:53)...

Feb 12 2021

Michael Moro on Tesla’s BTC Buy and the New Genesis Treasury

Feb 12 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 unconfirmed

Michael Moro, CEO of Genesis Global, discusses Tesla’s purchase of $1.5 billion in bitcoin and Genesis’s new unit: Genesis Treasury. He also talks about how demand has shaped Genesis’ bitcoin and crypto offerings over the years, which events have acted as catalysts for institutional demand, and what Genesis is expecting in 2021. In this episode Michael covers:...

Feb 09 2021

Lyn Alden and Raoul Pal: Is Ethereum a Good Investment?

Feb 09 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 bip1559 bitcoin blockchain btc

Lyn Alden, CEO and founder of Lyn Alden Investment Strategies, and Raoul Pal, CEO & cofounder of Real Vision Group & Global Macro Investor, explain their thinking about Ethereum and its native token, and talk about their perspective on GameStop. In this episode, we discuss: why Raoul views ether as similar to bitcoin at a...

Feb 06 2021

Bitcoin Investment In 2021: What Should We Expect?

Feb 06 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  2021 bitcoin price investing

The bitcoin price has surged about 300 percent over the last 12 months thanks to mainstream adoption and institutional interest. It has rallied massively to surpassing all-time highs of $41,000. At the time of this writing, the price is hovering around $35,000 and it will be...

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