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Oct 30 2020

The 2 Types of Investors Driving Interest in Crypto

Oct 30 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 banks bitcoin bitwise blockchain

Matt Hougan, chief investment officer of Bitwise Asset Management, discusses a milestone Bitwise reached this week -- hitting $100 million in assets under management. He also covered what has been driving interest in Bitwise products the two types of customers who have...

Oct 23 2020

Willy Woo on Why It’s ‘an Extremely Great Time to Buy Bitcoin’

Oct 23 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 banking bitmex blockchain crypto

Willy Woo, on-chain Bitcoin analyst and writer of “The Bitcoin Forecast,” a market intelligence newsletter, discusses how the Bitcoin markets have been changing amidst what may be a forthcoming ebbing of derivatives exchanges and a revival of the importance of spot exchanges. In this episode, he covers: what the PayPal news means when there are...

Oct 16 2020

What You Need to Know About the DOJ’s Cryptocurrency Enforcement Framework

Oct 16 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 bitcoin bitmex blockchain cftc

Jessie Liu, partner at Skadden and the former US attorney for the District of Columbia, headed up the team that has prosecuted what some believe is the greatest number of cryptocurrency crimes worldwide — Welcome to Video, Dark Scandals, Helix, North Korea, Hamas/Al Qaeda and ISIS. In this episode, she discusses: how she came to create a Threat...

Oct 09 2020

Abuse and Ethical Lapses: What Happened When Justin Sun Acquired BitTorrent

Freelance reporter and audio producer Chris Harland-Dunaway speaks about his long investigative story on Tron founder Justin Sun after his acquisition of BitTorrent. In this episode, Harland-Dunaway describes: how after his acquisition of peer-to-peer file sharing protocol BitTorrent Justin Sun straddled the China-West divide...

Oct 02 2020

Coinbase in Turmoil: Why Employees Walked Out

Oct 02 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 bitcoin bitmex blockchain coinbase

Frank Chaparro, director of news at The Block, discusses a controversial blog post by Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong about how the company intends to take an apolitical stance, the pushback it received afterward, and the company's offer of generous exit packages for employees who disagree: why CEO Brian Armstrong wrote the blog post stating...

Sep 25 2020

Why NFTs Are Attracting Everyday People to Crypto

Jake Brukhman, cofounder and CEO of CoinFund, explains why people are excited about non-fungible tokens, how they can be used, and what new behaviors and businesses they might enable. He discusses: what a NFT or non-fungible token is how they can be "liquid...

Sep 18 2020

The First Crypto Bank: What Kraken Financial Will Do and How

David Kinitsky, CEO of Kraken Financial, talks about Kraken's news that it is launching a bank, after receiving approval to form a special purpose depository institution (SPDI) from the state of Wyoming. He discusses: why Kraken decided to become a crypto bank, and what it will be able to do with this status...

Sep 11 2020

How SushiSwap Proved That Liquidity Is Not a Moat

Sep 11 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 amm bitcoin blockchain crypto

0xMaki, a cofounder of SushiSwap explains how and why he got involved in this project forked from SushiSwap, why he thinks his view of decentralization differs from that of many centralized teams that being such projects, and what the benefits of the SushiSwap vampire mining scheme have been. He discusses: how and why he got involved in...

Sep 04 2020

SushiSwap Takes On Uniswap: Which Should Win and Why?

Nadav Hollander, cofounder and CEO of Dharma, discusses the war currently being waged between Uniswap and SushiSwap, how this is driving up fees on Ethereum, and how Dharma's product can get around them. In this episode we discuss: why he conceptually supports SushiSwap and fair launch coins...

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