Tag: interview

Apr 13 2021

Yuriy Kovalev, CEO of Zenfuse, talks about building an all-in-one trading platform

Apr 13 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  interview people trading

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with Yuriy Kovalev, CEO of Zenfuse, a global cryptocurrency trading platform aggregating over 90 exchanges. Yuriy is an experienced developer having previously held roles as a Front-end Developer at Upwork and as Creative Director at China’s first mining pool F2Pool....

Apr 11 2021

Verto.exchange founder explains why he built the first DEX on “permaweb” protocol Arweave

Apr 11 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  exchanges interview people

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with Tate Berenbaum, the founder of Verto.exchange, a decentralized trading protocol built on top of Arweave. Arweave describes itself as a new type of storage that backs data with sustainable and perpetual endowments, allowing users and developers to store data forever....

Apr 07 2021

Investor or Creator? How to Pay Taxes on NFTs

Apr 07 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis interview nfts taxes

The NFT market is booming, but many participants are still in the dark when it comes to their tax liability. Crypto Briefing spoke with Gilded Finance CFO Joey Ryan to clear things up. Paying Taxes on NFTs: Creators and Investors...

Mar 27 2021

Pussy Riot Talk NFTs Ahead of Major Graffiti Queens Expo

Mar 27 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  expo interview interviews markets nfts

The upcoming Graffiti Queens expo welcomes some of the NFT space's foremost digital artists. It also ushers in some new faces, like the infamous art collective Pussy Riot. Introducing World's Largest NFT Show The expo is hosted by the Graffiti Kings organization, organized by founder and head artist...

Mar 23 2021

Decred’s Jake Yocom-Piatt on Bitcoin, Blockchain Governance, DCR, & More

Decred's project lead speaks on how blockchain governance can be used to create better crypto–and a better world.

Mar 16 2021

Anchorage’s Diogo Monica: A US Bitcoin ETF Could Come “Soon”

The President & Co-Founder of Anchorage speaks on the progress of the institutional crypto industry.

Ran Neuner on building a live and credible 24/7 crypto community, predictions for 2021 and more

Mar 16 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  interview people

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with Ran Neuner, Founder of the fast-growing live streaming blockchain channel Crypto Banter. Before creating CryptoBanter, he founded and built the biggest marketing and sales agency in Africa, The Creative Counsel, which he sold to the French media giant Publicis for over $150m when he discovered crypto. Then he...

Mar 15 2021

Atani CEO on the challenges of building a trading terminal, the future of crypto and more

Mar 15 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  exchanges interview people trading

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with Paul Barroso, the co- founder and CEO of Atani. Barroso is an avid crypto trader and experienced software engineer. After graduating with a Computer Science degree, Paul developed a career in software engineering in London, United Kingdom. After gaining experience across the tech stack both as a frontend and backend engineer, Paul joined US...

Mar 14 2021

OneLedger’s President on the value of cross-chain blockchain as a service platforms

Mar 14 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  interview people

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with George Connolly, President of OneLedger, a blockchain as a Service (Baas) solutions provider. George received an MBA from the University of Liverpool and has held senior positions at PwC East Caribbean, Productive Business Solutions Technology, Influx, Pearsons Group and is an official member of the Forbes Business Council In the interview, we discuss:...

Mar 13 2021

For Many in the Sex Industry, “Bitcoin Is the Only Option”

While Bitcoin has a strong use case in the sex industry, accepting crypto is a double-edged sword for sex workers. Bitcoin's Learning Curve Is Steep and Troublesome Many in the sex industry have turned to Bitcoin out of necessity. In December,...

Mar 04 2021

Aave CEO Says Yield Farming “Craze” Is Coming to an End

Mar 04 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  defi interview lending people

Stani Kulechov, the CEO of Aave, highlighted some of the problems with the copy-and-paste nature of today's DeFi space, adding that the overall fundamentals are still strong. Aave CEO Defines Decentralization The DeFi economy can be imbalanced, often...

Mar 03 2021

CertiK’s COO on the future of blockchain security and the normalisation of crypto-insurance

Mar 03 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  interview people

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with Daryl Hok, COO and Executive Vice President of global cybersecurity startup CertiK which provides end-to-end security solutions for the blockchain industry. As the EVP & COO at CertiK, Daryl received a B.A. from Yale University and has previously held roles in Product Management, Corporate Development / M&A, and Business Development for companies like Fiscal Note...

Mar 02 2021

Grant Blaisdell on why he is creating an NFT marketplace for digital space assets, his biggest crypto horror story, and more

Mar 02 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  interview nfts people

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with Grant Blaisdell, the founder and CEO of Copernic Space, a marketplace for "digital space assets and companies." Grant has been creating ventures at the intersection of new technologies and media in the US and Central Europe since his late teens. An early innovator in applying blockchain technology to various industries, companies Grant has co-founded include...

Feb 04 2021

Exclusive: WSB Founder J. Rogozinski on GME, What’s Next for WallStreetBets

Jaime Rogozinski on the global WallStreetBets movement that he may have accidentally started.

Feb 03 2021

Miami Mayor Previews ‘Favorable’ Crypto Policy

Feb 03 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  interview miami people

In an interview with CoinDesk, Francis X. Suarez explains how he plans to attract the crypto industry to Florida.

Jan 19 2021

Bitcoin, Centralization, & Control: James Butterfill on the Future of BTC

As the public discourse around privacy and centralized power continues, BTC is having a moment.

Jan 13 2021

Bobby Ong on why he started CoinGecko, building a team in Malaysia, eschewing venture capital and more

Jan 13 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  interview people

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with Bobby Ong, the co- founder of CoinGecko. CoinGecko was established in April 2014 and is the largest independent cryptoasset data aggregator in the world. Bobby is a contributing author in two digital currencies books – Handbook of Digital Currency, 1st Edition and Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion, Volume 1....

Jan 12 2021

KardiaChain CTO on bringing the whole Vietnamese population onto the blockchain, crypto predictions and more

Jan 12 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption interview people

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with Huy Nguyen, CTO and Co- Founder of interoperable blockchain, KardiaChain. Before founding KardiaChain, Huy spent 10 years working at Google, building large-scale distributed infrastructure. Huy studied Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at UC Berkeley. In the interview, we...

Dec 30 2020

Currency.com CEO on the pros and cons of regulated exchanges, crypto predictions for 2021 and more

Dec 30 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  exchanges interview people

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with Jonathan Squires, the CEO of Currency.com, a top platform for digital asset trading with a broad spectrum of fiat and crypto on-ramps. Squires was previously CEO of iBus Media, part of the Stars Group. With his traditional MBA background, he is one of the new bunch of leaders in crypto who are driving the expansion...

Dec 29 2020

Tokenlon’s Head of Growth on the challenges of building a decentralized exchange, crypto predictions for 2021 and more

Dec 29 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  exchanges interview yap global

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with Lucas Huang, the Head of Growth at Tokenlon, a popular decentralized exchange (DEX). Before joining Tokenlon, Huang spent years working at Kyber Network and Deloitte Consulting. Huang studied computer science at the University of Chicago and accounting information systems at Michigan State University. In the interview, we discuss: How Lucas got into crypto Why...

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