Tag: interview

Aug 14 2022

Why this digital artist chose to build on Cosmos and what she expects from web3

Aug 14 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  interview nfts

CryptoSlate chatted with María from Women From Cosmos, a female artist-led collection of hand-drawn NFTs. In the chat, María told us: Why she chose to become a digital artist and how she became interested in NFTs and web3 How she believes NFTs will...

Aug 06 2022

Vitalik Buterin calls out ETHW hard fork proponents as “trying to make a quick buck”

Aug 06 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  eth 2.0 interview mining web3

Speaking in a closed press conference during South Korea Blockchain Week, Ethereum founder, Vitalik Buterin, called people pushing for a hard fork of Ethereum to retain proof-of-stake "simply trying to make a quick buck." Justin Sun recently announced support for a hard fork of Ethereum post-merge by listing two new tokens on his Poloniex exchange. The tokens will be named ETHS and ETHW,...

Aug 04 2022

Istanbul Blockchain Week founder Erhan Korhaliller discusses why Turkey is one of the hottest places for crypto

Aug 04 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption events interview web3

CryptoSlate had the opportunity to sit down with Erhan Korhaliller, Founder & CEO of EAK Digital, the web3 communications and events agency behind some of the industry's most creative IRL events, as he puts plans together for the much anticipated Istanbul Blockchain Week. The post...

Jul 30 2022

Metaverse branding’s success depends on its underlying purpose

Jul 30 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption analysis interview metaverse

The growing popularity of the metaverse is driving brands from across sectors to build a presence in the space. The move to the metaverse is understandable, given that Gartner predicts around a quarter of the world’s population will be spending at least an hour in the metaverse every day...

Jul 24 2022

Can SolSea become the YouTube for NFTs and take on OpenSea?

Jul 24 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  interview metaverse nfts

In this exclusive interview with SolSea founder Mr. Vito, we talk about Solana NFTs, the utility of NFTs, music's role in crypto, and the future of NFT interaction. SolSea launched their new Reborn platform last month and is moving towards a new type of NFT marketplace. SolSea's goal is to become the YouTube of the NFT world, and Vito explains how he plans...

Jul 23 2022

The alternative to web5 using smart tokens on EVM compatible chains [VIDEO]

Jul 23 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption interview technology

CryptoSlate spoke to Victor Zhang, founder of Smart Token Labs and TokenScript, about the future of tokenization and how it can infiltrate the world of web2. Zhang believes the future of web3 is for every website or application to be built into its own token. Each token will interact with other protocols or wallets to represent digital ownership across multiple applications. The future...

Jul 22 2022

Three Arrows Capital’s founders resurface; hint at relocating to Dubai

Su Zhu and Kyle Davies, the escaping co-founders of Three Arrows Capital (3AC) have shown up to share their side of the story relating to 3AC’s collapse. They however maintained innocence on rumors about absconding with investors’ funds. In an exclusive interview with...

Jul 13 2022

MicroStrategy’s Michael Saylor says Ethereum is security

In an interview with Altcoin Daily, MicroStrategy's CEO Michael Saylor said Ethereum (ETH) is security. According to Saylor, the fact that Ethereum was first issued via an initial coin offering proves it is not a commodity. "There's a management team. There was a...

Jul 05 2022

Is crypto suffering from a lack of women in senior positions within web3 projects?

Jul 05 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption interview metaverse nfts

CryptoSlate caught up with Nirmala Shome, Head of Community for the NFT fashion platform The Fabricant at Blockdown 2022 in Croatia. We discussed NFTs, fashion, and the role of women in web3. There is a clear lack of female talent at the foundation of web3 innovation, and we discuss why this is, the effect it is having on innovation, and how the industry...

Jul 03 2022

Solend founder reveals what happened behind the scenes during its whale liquidation event

Jul 03 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi dex interview

The founder of Solend, Rooter, revealed to CryptoSlate what happened behind the scenes while the crypto looked on as it voted to take control of a user's account in order to liquidate its funds OTC. Ultimately, the decision was reversed, and Solend could work with the whale to reduce his position via other means. In the following interview, Rooter spoke candidly about the...

Jul 02 2022

Nexo claims “smear campaign” ignores its attempts to aid insolvent companies

Jul 02 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  exchanges interview lending rumors

CryptoSlate spoke to Nexo co-founder Antoni Trenchev regarding Nexo's decision to increase insurance to $775 million, its moves to offer aid to struggling crypto firms, and the recent allegations claiming Nexo is in trouble. Trenchev told CryptoSlate that its move to increase insurance levels was a part of an ongoing plan to improve security unrelated to recent market volatility. Nexo holds assets in...

Can NFTs really give you digital rights? CryptoSlate AMA with Theta Labs, AfterOrder, and SolSea

Jul 02 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  interview nfts

CryptoSlate hosted an AMA Friday, July 1, to talk about NFTs and digital rights. Joined by the Head of Strategy at Theta Labs, Wes Levitt, renowned artist and founder of AfterOrder, RamonN90, and SolSea founder, Mr.Vito. With the utility of NFTs being a key area of interest for many investors, the AMA explored digital rights that can be assigned to NFTs and how...

Jul 01 2022

DeFi insurance is coming to Solana to protect users against exploits

Jul 01 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi insurance interview

CryptoSlate spoke to the founder of Amulet Protocol, Rupert Barksfield, about launching the first DeFi Insurance platform on Solana. Watch the video below to find out whether Amulet will be offering insurance against Solana outages, de-peg insurance, and protection against other problems that can occur in DeFi. Regarding Solana's infamous downtime, Barksfield compared the current state of Solana to early Ethereum development. He...

How Celsius, 3AC misjudged risk and is DeFi’s future in interest rate swaps?

Jul 01 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi interview investments tokens

CryptoSlate spoke to Simon Jones, CEO of Voltz, an interest rate swap DeFi protocol that aims to create "capital-efficient" within DeFi. Jones has a deep understanding of assessing market risk and speaks to the mistakes made by both Three Arrows Capital and Celsius over the past few months. A potentially negligent approach to risk was highlighted by Nansen in a...

Blockchain lacks meaningful use cases, tech journalists tell UK lawmakers

Jul 01 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption interview legal technology

Two journalists had a go at blockchain technology during a select committee in Westminster yesterday, June 29, Yahoo Finance reported. Addressing the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee, which convened in Portcullis House near the Houses of Parliament, technology journalist and author David Gerard implied...

Jun 24 2022

Polygon exec gives insider scoop on state of crypto employment

Jun 24 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis edge enterprise interview

Despite the challenges of the past two years, the labor market appears to be in a good place, at least according to official government statistics. The Washington Post stated that Americans had returned to work in record numbers, leading to a May unemployment rate of 3.6%, almost half compared to when President Biden took office 17 months ago when...

Jun 22 2022

Inside THORchain: The cross-chain RUNE DEX offering native coins like BTC, ETH, and ADA

Jun 22 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi dex edge interview web3

CryptoSlate recently spoke to Tyler Bond "Familiarcow," the Communications Director at Nine Realms, a company building core infrastructure on THORchain which has just announced a mainnet launch. I asked Bond why THORchain was different from other liquidity protocols, the issues with DeFi smart contracts, anonymous development, the future of THORchain, and why true decentralization matters. After my conversation with...

Jun 21 2022

BOSO TOKYO AMA live with CryptoSlate 8PM BST June 21

Jun 21 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  interview nfts

CryptoSlate is teaming up with NFT project BOSO TOKYO to host an AMA where participants have the chance to win a whitelist spot on the upcoming mint. BOSO TOKYO defines itself as "a brand for those who believe and crave for limitless freedom in the...

Jun 20 2022

Web3 browsers are a gateway to the decentralized world

Jun 20 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  interview opera technology web3 web3 browsers

Almost unheard of until last year, the term "Web3" has quickly become the world's favorite buzzword. Signifying the emergence of a new internet era, Web3 is now being used both by legacy tech companies and decentralized protocols alike. But what is Web3, and why has it become so significant? To answer that question, CryptoSlate talked to Jorgen Arnesen, the VP of Web3 at...

Bitcoin Suisse Director says crypto market is forming a bottom

Jun 20 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  interview investments people

Although the crypto market is going through a challenging phase, the core systems are functioning well, crypto-financial service provider Bitcoin Suisse's Director Giles Keating told CNBC. In an interview earlier today, Keating said the core blockchains of cryptocurrencies like...

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