The Pomp Podcast
Host Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano talks to the most interesting people in business, finance, and Bitcoin. From billionaires to cultural icons, Pomp helps you get smarter every day.
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Technology
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#395: Comedian Rachel Feinstein on COVID-19 and...
Rachel Feinstein is a stand-up comedian. In this conversation, we discuss having a baby during coronavirus, the impact of the economic shock to comedians, and what has been going on inside NY fire houses over the last few months.
59 min
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#394: Amanda Agati on Tactical Asset Allocation
Amanda Agati is the Chief Investment Strategist for PNC Financial Services Group. In this conversation, we discuss COVID-19, the Federal Reserve, inflation, the Presidential election, trade policy, whether 60/40 portfolios are dead, betting odds, and Bitcoin.
77 min
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#393: Lisa Shields on Building Tech-enabled Fin...
Lisa Shields is FI.SPAN’s founder and CEO. She previously founded Hyperwallet System, which sold to PayPal for $400 million.
55 min
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#392: Dave Portnoy on Barstool, Betting, and Bi...
Dave Portnoy is the founder of Barstool Sports. In this conversation, we discuss the business behind Barstool, the new sportsbook they launched, why Dave started trading stocks, how he manages his money, and whether he is going to buy Bitcoin or not.
77 min
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#391: Eric Jorgenson on Capturing Naval's Knowl...
Eric Jorgenson is a startup growth guy, writer, and (rarely) an angel investor. In this conversation, we discuss Eric's book, the process he used to write it, the lessons he learned, and what he hopes the impact will be for readers around the world.
56 min
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#390: Ben Golub on Decentralized Computing & St...
Ben Golub is a serial entrepreneur and CEO, who has played a key role in building six start-ups. In this conversation, we discuss decentralized cloud storage, economic incentives, scaling software companies, acceleration of computing trends, and real world use cases.
51 min
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#389: Sam Bankman-Fried On Capturing Profits In...
Sam Bankman-Fried is the CEO of crypto derivatives exchange FTX and Alameda Research. In this conversation, we discuss crypto exchanges, DeFi, yield farming, governance airdrops, toxic environments, SushiSwap, and the Effective Altruism Community.
77 min
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#388: Robert Rosenberg on Lessons Learned Runni...
Robert Rosenberg served as the CEO of Dunkin Donuts for 35 years. In this conversation, we discuss how to hire, how to fire, finding culture fits, defining competence in specific areas, the four primary functions of a leader, when to go public vs stay private, and the value of a brand.
45 min
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#387: Tor Bair on Private Smart Contracts
Tor Bair is the founder of Secret Foundation. In this conversation, we discuss privacy as a human right, why a risk to privacy is a risk to security, and general-purpose private smart contracts.
50 min
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#386: Richard Byworth on Becoming Public Market...
Richard Byworth is the CEO at Diginex based in Hong Kong. In this conversation, we discuss Diginex, their Nasdaq listing, the SPAC structure, various products they have built, and Richard's time at Nomura.
60 min
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#385: Michael Saylor On Buying Bitcoin With His...
Michael Saylor is an entrepreneur and business executive, who co-founded and leads MicroStrategy. In this conversation, we discuss how Michael built MicroStrategy, what his $500 million dilemma earlier this year was, and why he choose to put more than $400 million into Bitcoin with the company's balance sheet.
87 min
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#384: Erik Torenberg on Decentralizing Venture ...
Erik Torenberg is a co-founder and partner of Village Global. In this conversation, we discuss personal moats, individuals over institutions, hundreds of people on cap tables, decentralization of venture, student debt, and attributes of great investors.
77 min
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#383: Jim Cramer Becomes A Bitcoin Bull
Jim Cramer is the host of Mad Money on CNBC. In this conversation, we discuss Jim's early days in the business, how he views the current economic environment, and then we go really in-depth on Bitcoin, gold, and inflation-hedge assets.
70 min
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#382: Alex Konrad on The Best Stories In Tech
Alex Konrad is a Senior Editor at Forbes covering venture capital, cloud and enterprise software out of New York. In this conversation, we discuss the various stories Alex has written, including Dustin Moskovitz, Lee Fixel, Masayoshi Son, Chris Sacca, Canva, Clubhouse, Zoom, and Snowflake.
76 min
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#381: Andy Rachleff on Wealthfront & The Future...
Andy Rachleff is a co-founder and Executive Chairman of Wealthfront. In this conversation, we discuss disruption theory, product-market fit, exponential organic growth, self-driving money, payment for order flow, and delight as the greatest form of virality.
77 min
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#380: AJ Vaynerchuk on Building The Next Great ...
AJ Vaynerchuk is the co-founder of the athlete representation firm VaynerSports. He is also the former COO of VaynerMedia, a social-media-first digital agency.
79 min
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#379: Keith Grossman on The Future of Media
Keith Grossman is President of TIME, where he leads the business operations of the company, including global advertising, marketing, and their digital and consumer businesses. He previously served as Global Chief Revenue Officer at Bloomberg.
62 min
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#378: Chris Ashenden on the Importance of Food,...
In this conversation, we discuss the importance of food and sleep, nutritional disorders, fad diets, learning vs experimentation, immune system support, quantified self, essentialism, and building the 8-figure Athletic Greens business.
70 min
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#377: Geoff Lewis on The New World We Live In
Geoff Lewis is a Founder and Managing Partner of Bedrock. In 2019, Geoff was named as one of the Top 100 Venture Capitalists in the world by CB Insights and The New York Times.
52 min
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#376: Ryan Begelman on Buying and Building Prof...
Ryan Begelman and his partners bootstrapped Bisnow Media. In this conversation, we discuss the tactics and techniques every operator should know, riches in niches, systemization, training programs, holistic entrepreneurship, and productivity hacks.
90 min
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#375: Ben Cohen on The Mystery and Science of ...
In this conversation, we discuss the NBA, the playoff bubble, Lebron James, Damian Lillard, Kawhi Leonard, the financials of the Golden State Warriors, Bitcoin, and his new book on the science of streaks.
55 min
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#374: Morgan Housel on the Psychology of Money
Morgan Housel is a partner at The Collaborative Fund and a former columnist at The Motley Fool and The Wall Street Journal. He also recently wrote a fantastic book titled, The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness.
89 min
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#373: Matthew Dellavedova on Investing as a Pro...
Matthew Dellavedova is a professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA. In this conversation, we discuss Delly's basketball career, playing with Lebron James and JR Smith, how he got interested in investing, why he likes real estate and venture capital, which deals he has done, and what his current thoughts are on Bitcoin.
83 min
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#372: Mark Nadal on Decentralized Network Infra...
Mark Nadal is the founder and CEO of ERA, an innovation lab focused on bringing the decentralized web to life across infrastructure, applications and security with an open-source mindset.
70 min
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#371: Rapper FiDi Guy on Financial Education
FiDi Guy is a New York City-based rapper who has built a significant following on social media by using hip-hop to share financial education and market insights.
39 min
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#370: Jack Mallers on the Future of Strike, Zap...
37 min
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#369: Alex Masmej on Personalized Tokens
In this conversation, we discuss crypto's low barrier to entry, personalized tokens, Decentralized Finance, Bitcoin and Ethereum, and how athletes and musicians are likely to monetize themselves in the future.
59 min
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#368: Leah McGrath Goodman on Searching for Sat...
Leah McGrath Goodman is an American best-selling author and award-winning investigative journalist who writes from New York City and London. In this conversation, we discuss the Newsweek story, Satoshi Nakamoto, the global oil market, the importance of reading, corruption, wealth inequality, and the child abuse scandal on the island of Jersey.
89 min
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#367: John St Capital Breaks Down Public and Pr...
John St Capital is the pseudonym used on Twitter by one of the smartest people I know on Wall Street. In this conversation, we discuss asset allocation, structural shifts in 60/40 portfolios, interest rates, public vs private companies, metrics on various public equity verticals, Square/Lemonade/Zoom/Tesla, SPACs, and Bitcoin.
86 min
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#366: Avlok Kohli on AngelList Rolling Funds
Avlok Kohli is the CEO at AngelList Venture. This includes the Syndicates, Funds and Capital products. He previously built and sold two companies, including an exit to Square pre-IPO.
57 min
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#365: Zac Prince on Raising BlockFi's $50M Seri...
In this conversation, we discuss BlockFi's $50M Series C fundraising round, an update on revenue and assets under management, and what BlockFi is working on for future product launches.
43 min
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#364: Nelson Chu on Digitizing Private Credit M...
Nelson Chu is the founder and CEO of Cadence, the leading digital securitization and investment platform for private credit. He is a 3x startup founder with several years of experience at the top investment management firms, including Bank of America and BlackRock.
46 min
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#363: Joe Pompliano on the Business and Money B...
Joseph Pompliano is the Founder of Huddle Up, a new media platform that breaks down the business and money behind sports.
71 min
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362: Pattie Sellers on the World’s Most Powerfu...
Pattie Sellers is an an award-winning writer, producer, and multimedia journalist. In this conversation, we discuss the world's most successful and powerful people, including Warren Buffett, Ted Turner, Melinda Gates, John Mack, Martha Stewart, Rupert Murdoch, Oprah, and Alex Rodriguez.
83 min
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361: Chris Fenton on Chinese Propoganda & Censo...
Chris Fenton served as president of DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group and GM of DMG North America for 17 years,
90 min
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360: Bill Barhydt on Building A Crypto Bank
Bill Barhydt is the founder of Abra, a simple to use cryptocurrency investment platform. In this conversation, we discuss macroeconomics, the Federal Reserve, monetary policy, Bitcoin as a reserve asset in corporate treasuries, decentralization, and a number of new products and features that Abra has launched recently.
58 min
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359: Pierre Rochard on the Ethereum Supply Issue
Pierre Rochard is the Founder of Bitcoin Advisory and one of the strongest public proponents of Bitcoin. In this conversation, we discuss the Ethereum supply controversy.
36 min
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LIVE Q&A: Pomp and Jason Williams talk Bitcoin,...
Jason Williams is a co-founder and partner at Morgan Creek Digital. In this conversation, we discuss Bitcoin, Ethereum, DeFi, the Federal Reserve, maximalism, and the core principles to build wealth.
76 min
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358: Shaan Puri on Building Companies & Riding ...
Shaan Puri is the Senior Director of Product for Mobile Gaming at Twitch. In this conversation, we discuss startup studios, getting startup reps, how to sell a company, project selection, the issue with dabbling, scaling tech companies, and why anyone can be an entrepreneur if they really focus on it.
78 min
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BREAKING NEWS: Coinbase Is Now Supporting Human...
This is a special "breaking news" episode of the podcast where we discuss the recent announcement by Coinbase Wallet to support Unstoppable Domains as a replacement for cryptocurrency addresses.
38 min
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357: Yan Liberman on Liquidity and DeFi
In this conversation, we discuss liquidity pools, decentralized finance, market makers, on-chain metrics, token economics, value accrual, and whether Yan thinks there will be another alt season.
60 min
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356: LIVE Camila Russo and Catherine Coley on D...
In this conversation, we discuss Ethereum, DeFi, ETH 2.0, Camila's new book, the cost of gas, NFT's, early stories around the launch of Ethereum, and digital art.
60 min
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355: Jarrod Dicker on The Rise of Individual Cr...
Jarrod Dicker is the Vice President of Commercial at The Washington Post, where he oversees strategy, engineering, product operations, technology and R&D.
80 min
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354: Caleb Pressley on Creating Viral Internet ...
Caleb Pressley is one of the most electric people on the internet. He currently works at Barstool Sports, run the @thinker account on Instagram, and previously played football at the University of North Carolina.
86 min
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353: Peter McCormack on Bitcoin, Podcasting, an...
In this conversation, we discuss Bitcoin, Roger Ver, podcasting, the pandemic, the recession, the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing response, and the US election.
87 min
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352: Congressman Tom Emmer on Bitcoin and Decen...
Congressman Tom Emmer has served the people of Minnesota as their elected official in the US House of Representatives since 2015.
54 min
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351: Roger Ver on Personal Freedom and Bitcoin
Roger Ver is an early investor in Bitcoin and Bitcoin-related startups. He has been known as "Bitcoin Jesus" for his promotion of Bitcoin.
148 min
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350: Ross Gerber on Tesla and Bitcoin
Ross is the Co-Founder, President and CEO of Gerber Kawasaki Wealth and Investment Management. Ross has become one of the most influential investors on social and in traditional media.
98 min
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349: Tom Wright on the Billion Dollar Whale
Tom Wright is a co-author of the best selling book Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World.
65 min
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348: Zuby on Building a Business as an Individu...
Zuby is a rapper, author, speaker, and coach. He graduated from Oxford and has quickly become an international sensation.
61 min
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347: Steven Galanis on Creating The New Autogra...
Steven Galanis is the CEO of Cameo, the world's leading marketplace for personalized video shoutouts.
79 min
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346: Caitlin Long On Federal Banks and Bitcoin
Caitlin Long is the Founder and CEO of Avanti Financial Group. She spent 22 years on Wall Street, including Morgan Stanley, where she was Head of Corporate Strategies and Pension Solutions.
62 min
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345: Ian Cassel on Micro Cap Investing
Ian Cassel is the founder of Micro Cap Club and CIO of Intelligent Fanatics Capital Management. He has spent the last 20 years learning about and investing in micro cap public equities.
70 min
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344: Sahil Lavingia On Building Technology Comp...
Sahil Lavingia is the co-founder and CEO of Gumroad, a technology platform that helps creatives earn a living selling the stuff they make directly to their audience. He was previously the number two employee at Pinterest.
112 min
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343: Joe Lallouz On Building Blockchain Infrast...
Joe Lallouz is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor in New York City. He is the CEO of Bison Trails, a leading blockchain infrastructure company helping democratize access to blockchain networks.
59 min
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342: Kendrick Nguyen on The Future of Digital S...
Kendrick Nguyen is Co-Founder and CEO of Republic, a crowdfunding platform with a mission to democratize fundraising and a vision to become a true marketplace for private investing.
47 min
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341: Chris Slaughter On A Better Crypto Exchang...
Chris Slaughter is co-founder and CEO of LVL, a new full-fledged banking account that I invested in that is focused on providing all of the fiat and Bitcoin financial services you would expect for only $9/month.
68 min
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340: Greg Isenberg On Building Consumer Interne...
Greg Isenberg is the founder of Late Checkout and a Growth Advisor to TikTok. He previously built and sold a number of technology companies, including acquisitions by Stumbleupon and WeWork.
65 min
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339: Brooke Pollack On The Blockchain VC Landscape
Brooke Pollack is the Founder and Managing Partner at Hutt Capital, a blockchain venture capital fund of funds and direct investment firm.
50 min
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338: ByBit CEO Ben Zhou On Building A Leading D...
Ben Zhou is the co-founder and CEO of Bybit, a global crypto derivative exchange. He previously ran a retail forex brokerage for almost a decade.
48 min
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337: Kingdom Trust CEO Ryan Radloff On Advancin...
Ryan Radloff is the CEO of Kingdom Trust, an independent qualified custodian focused on leveraging technology to provide customized and innovative custody solutions for clients including alternative asset investments.
62 min
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336: Grayscale CEO Michael Sonnenshein On Inves...
Michael Sonnenshein is the Managing Director at Grayscale Investments, the largest digital currency asset manager.
45 min
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335: Former Professional Skateboarder Mikey Tay...
Mikey Taylor is a former professional skateboarder who now spends his time investing in real estate across the United States at Commune Capital.
76 min
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334: Ana Lorena Fabrega On How To Learn
Ana Lorena Fabrega is a former teacher who now spends her time focused on building products to reimagine education.
69 min
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333: Jesse Proudman On Quantitative Investing I...
Jesse Proudman is the co-founder and CEO of Strix Leviathan, a quantitative crypto hedge fund algorithmically trading digital assets.
55 min
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332: Julie VerHage On The State Of FinTech
Julie VerHage is the Senior Correspondent at FinTech Today. She also serves as a fintech analyst for a number of well known Silicon Valley venture capital funds after having spent a number of years as a journalist at Bloomberg.
63 min
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331: Hiten Shah On Building Successful Startups...
Hiten Shah is the co-founder of FYI, a company that helps you find your documents in 3 clicks or less. He previously co-founded CrazyEgg and KISSmetrics as well.
57 min
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330: Kat Cole - The Best Business Leader In Ame...
Kat Cole is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Focus Brands, a company doing nearly $5 billion in annual revenue.
104 min
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329: Jon Najarian On Wall Street and Bitcoin
Jon ‘DRJ’ Najarian was linebacker for the Chicago Bears before he turned to another kind of contact sport – trading on the Chicago Board Options Exchange.
79 min
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328: Pomp Answers Listeners' Questions
This is an episode of The Pomp Podcast with host Anthony "Pomp" Pompliano. He answers a bunch of questions from listeners about everything from finance to business to his personal story.
75 min
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327: Cameron Porter On Apple Becoming A Healthc...
Cameron Porter is a Venture Architect at Alley Corp, an organization in New York that originates a startup idea, hires the team, funds the initial 6-12 months and launches the company.
56 min
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326: John Shahidi is the Architect Behind Your ...
John Shahidi is a businessman, software developer, manager and producer. He and his brother started Shots Studios, a management company that produces content and serves as the creative studio for top internet talent.
81 min
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325: Michael Arrington On The Future Of Crypto
Michael Arrington is the founder of Arrington XRP Capital. He is also the founder and former co-editor of TechCrunch, a blog covering the Silicon Valley technology start-up communities.
74 min
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324: Former Public Pension Chairman Marc Levine...
Marc Levine is the Former Chairman of the Illinois State Board of Investment. He also started Chicago Asset Funding, which navigated the 2008 financial crisis very profitably.
94 min
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323: Douglas Boneparth on Financial Education A...
Douglas Boneparth is the president and founder of Bone Fide Wealth.
54 min
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322: Amir Haleem on Building the World's First ...
Amir Haleem is the co-founder and CEO of Helium, a technology company that built the Helium Hotspot.
66 min
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321: Parker Lewis Gives An Overview Of The Fede...
Parker Lewis is the Head of Business Development at Unchained Capital.
70 min
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320: Jason Calacanis - The World’s Most Success...
Jason Calacanis is a technology entrepreneur, angel investor, and the host of the popular podcasts This Week in Startups and Angel.
133 min
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319: Bradley Miles Explains Social Money
Bradley Miles is the Co-founder and CEO of Roll, a platform that helps individuals create unique and branded fan-based digital currency or what they call social money.
54 min
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318: Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins On Criminal Justice ...
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins is an American social justice advocate and the co-founder and CEO of Promise, a California-based company reworking the bail system.
43 min
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317: Soona Amhaz On The Future of Crypto Outsid...
Soona Amhaz is a Co-Founder of Token Daily and General Partner at Volt Capital.
61 min
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316: Tyrone Ross On The Need For Financial Educ...
Tyrone Ross is a financial consultant, early-stage start-up advisor, entrepreneur, and athlete.
64 min
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315: Scientist P.D. Mangan On Using Diet & Exer...
P.D. Mangan is a 65 year-old author and scientist focused on using pharmacology, biochemistry, and microbiology to better understand how diet and exercise can be used for anti-aging and longevity.
73 min
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314: Master Sommelier Dustin Wilson Shares The ...
Dustin Wilson is a Master Sommelier and a co-founder of Verve Wine. He was previously the Wine Director at Eleven Madison Park, a 3 Michelin-starred restaurant in New York City. Dustin was also featured in Somm, a popular documentary about the challenging Master Sommelier exam.
92 min
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313: Adam Townsend on Rich People Money vs Poor...
Adam Townsend is a private investor who now manages his own capital through his family office. He previously was one of the largest producers on Wall Street and has spent the last two decades investing in some of the world's most valuable companies.
119 min
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312: Mark Jeffrey On The Importance Of Timing
Mark Jeffrey is the co-founder and CEO of Guardian Circle, a service tackling emergency response through a unique community approach.
49 min
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311: Jack Murphy On The Use Of The Military Dur...
Jack Murphy is an eight-year Army Special Operations veteran who served as a Sniper and Team Leader in 3rd Ranger Battalion and as a Senior Weapons Sergeant on a Military Freefall team in 5th Special Forces Group.
69 min
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310: Peter Pham On The Secret Art Of Fundraising
Peter Pham is the co-founder of startup studio Science, which is behind many of the world's best consumer internet companies
67 min
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309: Daryl Morey On Using Data To Make Decisions
Daryl Morey is the general manager of the Houston Rockets of the NBA. He is a strong proponent of analytical methods, having created the true shooting percentage statistic, and co-founded the annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.
70 min
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308: Matt Ridley On Rationalism & Innovation In...
Matt Ridley is a British journalist and businessman. He is best known for his writings on science, the environment, and economics, including The Rational Optimist and his new book, How Innovation Works And Why It Flourishes In Freedom.
64 min
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307: Alex Kantrowitz On Big Tech's Role In Society
68 min
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306: Andrew Wilkinson On Building Profitable Bu...
Andrew Wilkinson is the Co-founder and Managing Partner at Tiny. He previously founded MetaLab, one of the world's top design agencies.
81 min
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305: Shervin Pishevar On Identifying Industry-D...
Shervin Pishevar is one of the most successful venture capitalists in Silicon Valley. He has previously invested heavily into companies like Uber, Airbnb, and many others.
76 min
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304: Jo Bhakdi On The Future Of Genomic Sequenc...
Jo Bhakdi is the founder and CEO of Quantgene, a company deploying the world’s leading Deep Genomics solution. Their mission is to save lives through early detection, better prevention and more effective cures for all disease, starting with cancer.
64 min
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303: Jeff John Roberts Tells The Coinbase Orig...
Jeff John Roberts writes about intellectual property, blockchain and cyber security for Fortune. He has a new book about Coinbase titled Kings of Crypto: One Startup’s Quest to Take Cryptocurrency Out of Silicon Valley and onto Wall Street.
53 min
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302: Spencer Dinwiddie of the Brooklyn Nets
40 min
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301: Travis Kling On The Future Of Bitcoin
Travis Kling is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Ikigai Asset Management.
109 min
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300: Denise Shull On Using Modern Psychoanalysi...
Denise Shull is a performance coach who uses neuroeconomics and modern psychoanalysis in her work with hedge funds and professional athletes. She is also the founder of The ReThink Group.
59 min
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299: Dave Collum Explores Big, Dangerous Ideas
Dave Collum is a Professor of Chemistry at Cornell University. He is a popular staple of FinTwit and writes one of the best annual summaries at the end of each year.
168 min
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298: Julia Cheek On Being The CEO Behind The Fi...
78 min