Tag: unconfirmed

Jul 30 2021

Axie Infinity’s July Revenue Tops $200 Million. Here’s How Filipinos Drove It

Leah Callon-Butler, director of Emfarsis, discusses her documentary, “Play-to- Earn: NFT Gaming in the Philippines,” and the real-world impact that crypto is having in the Philippines. Show highlights: how the Axie Infinity movement started in the Philippines...

Jul 23 2021

MIT’s Neha Narula on Why Building DeFi on Bitcoin Is a Great Idea

Neha Narula, director of the Digital Currency Initiative at the MIT Media Lab, discusses Elon Musk’s appearance at ‘The B Word’ conference, along with a few current events in the Bitcoin world. Show highlights: her main takeaway from ‘The B Word’ conference...

Jul 16 2021

Why It Might Be Too Late for Binance to Avoid Regulatory Action

Jul 16 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 binance bitmex cftc crypto

Christine Parker, partner at Reed Smith, summarizes the slew of regulatory headlines facing Binance and how such scrutiny may affect the exchange going forward. Show highlights: which countries are investigating Binance why it has been...

Jul 09 2021

How Axie Infinity Boosted Revenue 400%+ in 30 Days

Jul 09 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 axie infinity blockchain games nft

Aleksander Larsen, co-founder and COO of Axie Infinity, discusses Axie Infinity’s recent growth, which has seen the platform do 20X the volume of NBA Top Shot in recent days. Show highlights: what is Axie Infinity? why there has been such an...

Jul 02 2021

FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried Gives the Tom Brady/Gisele Bundchen Backstory

Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO and founder of FTX, explains FTX’s sports-centric advertising model and talks about what is on his regulatory wish list going forward. Show highlights: why Sam is so excited to bring Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen onto the FTX team...

Jun 25 2021

Strong Hands Aren’t Selling Bitcoin. So Who Is?

Jun 25 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 bitcoin btc crypto investment

Will Clemente, author of the BTC by WC3 newsletter, breaks down the current state of Bitcoin’s on-chain activity and explains why he believes the market is in a mid-cycle lull rather than turning bearish. Show highlights: why Will is not worried about a bear market...

Jun 18 2021

Polygon: The Layer 2 Solution Doing 8 Times as Many Transactions a Day as Ethereum

Jun 18 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 eth 2.0 ethereum layer 2 matic

Jaynti Kanani, cofounder and CEO of Polygon, discusses why the layer 2 solution has seen so much success during a down crypto market. Show highlights: what factors have led to Polygon’s and MATIC's impressive performance YTD how Polygon...

Jun 11 2021

Want Crypto in Your 401(k)? It’s Finally Possible — With This Provider

Jun 11 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 401k bitcoin crypto etf

ForUsAll recently announced a new product that will allow cryptocurrency investments to be made inside 401(k) retirement accounts. Jeff Schulte, CEO of ForUsAll, discusses why putting crypto in a 401(k) is such a game changer, how this differs from Bitcoin IRAs, and more! Show highlights: how bringing crypto into a 401(k) with...

Jun 04 2021

How Taproot Could Improve Bitcoin — If It Gets Adopted

Jun 04 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 bitcoin blockchain masts taproot

Jeremy Rubin, a Bitcoin Core contributor and founder of Judica, a Bitcoin R&D Lab, joins Unchained from the Miami Bitcoin Conference (2021) to discuss all things Taproot. Show highlights: a general update on the Miami Bitcoin Conference...

May 28 2021

Rep. Tom Emmer, One of the Most Active Crypto Congress Members, on Taxes and DeFi

May 28 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 blockchain crypto defi fatf

House Representative Tom Emmer, of Minnesota, is one of the most active voice for crypto and blockchain in the US government. In this episode, he discusses: what book made Tom fall down the crypto rabbit hole why Tom believes the Financial...

May 21 2021

Mike Novogratz on the 5 Reasons the Crypto Markets Plummeted

May 21 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 bitcoin bitcoin etf bitgo defi

Mike Novogratz, founder, CEO, and chairman of Galaxy Digital, digs into the drivers behind this week’s market selloff. Show highlights: the five factors Mike believes led to this week’s dip what Mike thinks about the environmental concerns...

May 14 2021

How Elon Musk Pushed DOGE Up and BTC Down, With Arca’s Jeff Dorman

May 14 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 bitcoin crypto dogecoin eip-1559

Jeff Dorman, the chief investment officer at Arca, comes on the show to give a macro perspective on the crypto environment. In this episode, he discusses: how economic data and real-world events have affected digital assets how Jeff classifies...

May 07 2021

Dear Crypto, You’re Welcome In New York

Reshma Patel, a Democratic candidate for New York City’s Comptroller position, talks about her “future proof” plan for the city, which centers on investing in cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. In this episode, she discusses: what duties the New York City Controller performs...

Apr 30 2021

How MetaMask Grew Its Monthly Active Users By 5X in the Last 6 Months

Dan Finlay, co-founder of MetaMask, talks about the meteoric growth of monthly active users of the crypto wallet, which has quintupled in the past seven months. In this episode, he discusses: which crypto use case drove MetaMask’s active user base to grow 5x in under a year...

Apr 23 2021

This Layer 2 Solution Processed More NFT Trades in 24 Hours Than Ethereum Did in 1 Week

Apr 23 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 ethereum games gaming hearthstone

Robbie Ferguson, co-founder and president of Immutable, talks about how Immutable is transforming the NFT industry through its layer 2 solution, Immutable X, which just launched April 8. In this episode, he discusses: what sort of problems Immutable is solving by creating a layer 2 solution (1:21)...

Apr 16 2021

Why This Analyst Puts Coinbase in the Most Exclusive Club of Stocks

Apr 16 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 bitcoin blockchain coin coinbase

Gil Luria, director of research at D.A. Davidson, talks about Coinbase’s performance on its first day as a public company. In this episode, Gil discusses: the significance of Coinbase going public (1:05) why doing a direct listing was a risky...

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 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 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 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...

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