Tag: interview

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...

Dec 09 2020

Nexo founder on importance of crypto lending insurance and the differences between the 2017 and 2020 Bitcoin bull run

Dec 09 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  interview lending

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with the Managing Director of Nexo, Antoni Trenchev. Nexo is a leading digital asset company best known for providing the world's first instant crypto credit lines. Prior to catching the blockchain bug in early 2013, Trenchev studied finance law at King’s College London and Humboldt...

Dec 07 2020

bitFlyer Chief Compliance Officer on the current state of crypto regulation in the United States

Dec 07 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd exchanges interview regulation

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with David Zacks, the Chief Compliance Officer of bitFlyer USA on the current state of crypto regulation in the United States. In his role at bitFlyer, David leads Risk, Compliance, Legal, and Regulatory Affairs. Prior to joining Bitflyer USA, David held various Compliance management...

Nov 17 2020

Nov 09 2020

Exclusive interview with Justin “3Lau” Blau on Bitcoin, DeFi, and NFTs

Nov 09 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  culture defi ethusd interview people

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs), which are unique digital assets that cannot be replicated, have been all the rage over recent months. As CryptoSlate has extensively reported, some of these Ethereum-based tokens have been selling for thousands and tens of thousands of dollars as the crypto-rich dish out their savings. Behind this NFT craze is a...

Nov 07 2020

Michelle Phan: YouTube Star, Beauty Mogul, Bitcoin Bull

Nov 07 2020 Published at CoinCentral under tags  articles bitcoin interview lolli

There are very few people in the world that can talk about makeup, entrepreneurship, and cryptocurrency like Michelle Phan. Michelle has grown a loyal base of supporters, numbering over 8.9 million subscribers on YouTube today, with her makeup tutorial videos that have collectively racked up over a billion views. In 2011, Michelle...

Nov 05 2020

TomoChain CEO on Ethereum scalability, DeFi, and benefits of level-2 solutions

Nov 05 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  interview people

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with Long Vuong, the CEO and founder of TomoChain. TomoChain a scalable blockchain-powered via Proof-of- Stake Voting consensus and used commercially by companies globally. Prior, Long Vuong was co-founder and the former project lead of the very successful NEM blockchain (New Economy...

If the US Voted With Blockchain, We’d Already Know the Election Winner

Major commentators in the crypto space reminded that the U.S. election would have already been done and dusted if the country had used blockchain technology to count votes. Blockchain Voting: Quick and Secure Elections Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao pointed out that...

Oct 06 2020

DIA Co-Founder Paul Claudius on providing transparent data oracles for the DeFI economy

Oct 06 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi interview people

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with Paul Claudius, the Chief Operating Officer of DIA. Paul is a serial entrepreneur and financial markets expert. Before co-founding DIA, he was Director Europe of the nu3 group, transforming the multi-million e-commerce business into a vertically integrated brand. Paul started his professional career as part of BNP Paribas Corporate Development in...

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