Leemon Baird, Founder at Hedera Hashgraph: From...
Leemon Baird and Anthony Pompliano discuss his time in the Air Force, building jam resistance technology, consensus algorithms, why Leemon built Hedera Hashgraph, and what his plans for the future of the project are.
Jason Williams, Co-Founder & Partner at Morgan ...
Anthony Pompliano interviews Jason Williams, Co-Founder & Partner at Morgan Creek Digital, for the 151st episode of Off the Chain.
Mark Yusko, Founder & CEO of Morgan Creek Capit...
Anthony Pompliano interviews Mark Yusko for the 150th episode of Off the Chain.
Mike Slagh, Navy Veteran and CEO of Shift.org: ...
Mike Slagh and Anthony Pompliano discuss how Shift is disrupting the job market, why the VA and Department of Defense are so excited about this company, what trends Mike sees in job seekers, where the level of interest in cryptocurrency is for military veterans, and how veterans are uniquely positioned to be successful in a corporate environment.
Brandon Arvanaghi, Security Engineer at Gemini:...
Brandon Arvanaghi and Anthony Pompliano discuss the best security practices for protecting yourself and your crypto assets, popular hacking methods of nefarious actors, while going over prevention tactics.
Silvio Micali, Founder of Algorand: The History...
Silvio Micali and Anthony Pompliano discuss the origins of cryptography, why a blockchain is so important, what Silvio thinks about Bitcoin, why he created Algorand, how the system works, and what's in store for Algorand moving forward.
Ouriel Ohayon, CEO of ZenGo: The Development of...
Ouriel Ohayon and Anthony Pompliano discuss digital wallets, security, Facebook's Libra, and how wallets may support various assets in the future.
Matt Odell, Co-Founder of Final Message: The Pa...
Matt Odell and Anthony Pompliano discuss Bitcoin, mining, interest rates, Bitcoin twitter, financial privacy, and where Matt believes we're going in the future.
Anthony Scaramucci, Founder of SkyBridge: Polit...
Anthony Scaramucci and Anthony Pompliano discuss the macro economy, the history of money, the current structural issues in America, what Anthony took away from his time in the White House, and why he thinks Bitcoin could be interesting.
Ben DiFrancesco, Founder & CEO of ScopeLift: Bl...
Ben DiFrancesco and Anthony Pompliano discuss blockchain development tools, the big obstacles for engineers, how smart contracts work, and the future of blockchain development.
Kyle Bass, Founder & CIO of Hayman Capital: Fro...
Kyle Bass and Anthony Pompliano discuss the housing short trade that made him famous, what it was like to buy millions of dollars of nickels, what he believes is happening in Hong Kong today, what the structural issues that he sees in the global economy are, and what Kyle's thoughts are in Bitcoin and the future.
Adi Sideman, CEO of YouNow: The Future of Crypt...
Adi Sideman and Anthony Pompliano discuss creating incentives using tokens, how to build crypto products that people actually use, what went into gaining Reg A+ approval, and where YouNow goes next.
Isaiah Jackson, Author of Bitcoin & Black Ameri...
Isaiah Jackson and Anthony Pompliano discuss why he wrote the book, how black America is treated differently by the financial system, and how Isaiah believes Bitcoin can help change.
Saifedean Ammous, Author of The Bitcoin Standar...
Saifedean Ammous and Anthony Pompliano discuss Austrian economics, Bitcoin as a risk-on asset, bank fines, the Bitcoin maximalists in congress, and what his current outlook is on the global macro economy.
Danny Kim, Head of Growth at SFOX: The Technolo...
Daniel Kim and Anthony Pompliano discuss
Tavi Costa, Global Macro Analyst at Crescat Cap...
Tavi Costa and Anthony Pompliano discuss Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, the current U.S. economic markets, China, precious metals, how central bankers handle recessions, and what Tavi thinks is most likely to occur in the macro world over the next few months.
Farbood Nivi, Co-Founder & CEO, Coinmine: The F...
Farbood and Anthony Pompliano discuss cryptocurrency mining, privacy, freedom, building consumer products, and and why the team built a new feature called Bitcoin mode.
Patrick O'Meara, CEO of Inveniam Capital Partne...
Patrick O'Meara and Anthony Pompliano discuss the issues with traditional financial asset structures, what it means to model financial assets for data and not code, how tokenized assets are currently being selected, and what an automated future of finance could look like.
Robert Beadles, President of Monarch Token: Boo...
Robert Beadles and Anthony Pompliano discuss digital wallets, the current fundraising environment, how Robert thinks about bootstrapping businesses, and why he keeps his head down and keeps shipping.
Charlie Shrem, Founder of Crypto.IQ: The OG Sto...
Charlie Shrem and Anthony Pompliano discuss the early days of Bitcoin, what it was like building one of the first Bitcoin companies, what he experienced when he was arrested and put in jail, and how crypto has changed over the years.
James Slazas, Founder of DARMA Capital: The Per...
James Slazas and Anthony Pompliano discuss his decision to use Quant strategies in crypto, how important institutional infrastructure is, what he's doing with the Open Law Initiative, and how crypto is related to the 2008 financial crisis.
Rachel Feinstein, Actress & Comedian: The Stori...
Rachel Feinstein and Anthony Pompliano discuss the daily routine of a comedian, how Rachel builds her career, what she finds so funny about finance folks, and she tells a number of hilarious stories about her husband and his friends' obsession with Bitcoin.
Chris Hutchins, Founder & CEO of Grove: Financi...
Chris Hutchins and Anthony Pompliano discuss the biggest mistakes people make in financial planning, how Bitcoin compares to other assets, and where Bitcoin should fit in your portfolio.
Ben Askren, UFC Fighter, and Martin Floreani, C...
Ben Askren, Martin Floreani and Anthony Pompliano discuss what it takes to be a UFC fighter, what drew Ben to Bitcoin and crypto, what the current issues with content platforms are today, how RokFin is attempting to solve some of those issues, and where Ben and Martin see crypto evolving in the future.
Frederic Chesnais, CEO of Atari: The Legendary ...
Frederic Chesnais and Anthony Pompliano discuss the history of Atari's brand, how cryptocurrencies can incentivize new types of work, why gaming is finding product/market fit in crypto, and what Atari plans to do to capitalize on the crypto opportunity.
Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys: The Histo...
Andrew Keys and Anthony Pompliano discuss the early days of ConsenSys, the reason why Blockchain technology is ultimately about automation, what Andrew's derivative of the Fat Protocol thesis is, and what it's like to live in Puerto Rico.
Misir Mahmudov, Analyst at Adaptive Capital: Wh...
Misir Mahmudov and Anthony Pompliano discuss the importance of understanding money, scarcity as a driver of value, why gold used to be money, why Bitcoin is the digital gold, an analysis of Bitcoin's future market cap, and the idea of Bitcoin as stored time.
Jesse Powell, Co-Founder & CEO of Kraken: How t...
Jesse Powell and Anthony Pompliano discuss the founding story of Kraken, what it means to build a company based on principles and ethos, the current regulatory environment, and why the work being done in Wyoming is compelling.
Dmitry Tokarev, CEO of Copper: The True Drivers...
Dmitry Tokarev and Anthony Pompliano discuss the buy-side problems with legacy markets, what financial infrastructure actually entails, how custody and prime brokerage in crypto is evolving, and why LPs drive decision making in investing.
Ben Mezrich, Author of Bitcoin Billionaires: Th...
Ben Mezrich and Anthony Pompliano discuss how he found the Bitcoin Billionaires story, what he learned while writing the book, why he's fascinated by Bitcoin, and what he believes the future of money holds.
Jake Yocom-Piatt, Project lead for Decred: Cryp...
Jake Yocom-Piatt and Anthony Pompliano discuss how he was early in Bitcoin, why he stepped away, how Decred works, how different people in the Decred ecosystem make money, why experts shouldn't be deferred to, and why managing ego is so important in the cryptocurrency industry.
David Fauchier, Founder of Cambrial Capital: Th...
David Fauchier and Anthony Pompliano discuss why he chose to create a fund of funds, why he's so interested in the intersection of DeFi, generalized mining, Quant, and VC, where the current investment opportunities are for professional LPs, and some of the bad things he's seen people do already.
Haseeb Qureshi, Advisor to Metastable Capital: ...
Haseeb Qureshi and Anthony Pompliano discuss how success metrics for blockchain protocols are different from traditional companies, why narratives follow rather than lead, how to think about the smart contract wars, and why Bitcoin holders are so important.
Mason Borda, CEO of TokenSoft: Is Programmable ...
Mason Borda and Anthony Pompliano discuss the framework he uses to think through digital securities versus non-securities, what TokenSoft does, what it means for a security to be programmable, and what most people don't understand about digital securities.
Dave Hendricks, Co-Founder & CEO of Vertalo: Th...
Dave Hendricks and Anthony Pompliano discuss the structural issues in the legacy system, how we can fix them, what it means to tokenize venture funded companies, and how you at home could benefit from this movement.
Camila Russo, Author and Former Bloomberg Repor...
Camila Russo and Anthony Pompliano discuss how she discovered Bitcoin while covering Argentina's financial markets, why crypto has captured her interest, how traditional journalists view crypto and Bitcoin today, why she is writing the book on Ethereum, and what stories she has learned along the way.
Clay Collins, Co-Founder and CEO of Nomics: Ide...
Clay Collins and Anthony Pompliano discuss how crypto market data works, what the biggest challenges are, why exchange data transparency, and identification of fake volume is so important, and how the price you see on most crypto websites gets there.
Zooko Wilcox, CEO of Zcash: The Evolution of Le...
Zooko Wilcox and Anthony Pompliano discuss privacy, freedom, decentralization, the original battle between governments and technologists for encryption, and how the current privacy technology for crypto is likely to evolve moving forward.
Simon Yu, CEO & Co-Founder of Storm: The 3 Year...
Simon Yu and Anthony Pompliano discuss cryptocurrency adoption, incentives, and where crypto is headed over the next few years.
Mike Cagney, Co-Founder & CEO of Figure: The In...
Mike Cagney and Anthony Pompliano discuss how Figure works, why it is growing so quickly, where Blockchain makes sense in the traditional financial system, and why Mike thinks there is such a big opportunity for automation in finance.
Joseph Weinberg, Co-Founder of Shyft Network: T...
Joseph Weinberg and Anthony Pompliano discuss mining Bitcoin in 2010, moving to live with a tribe in the Amazon forest, plant based medicine, and the idea of building an interoperable, permissioned blockchain.
Ted Livingston, CEO of Kik: Defending Crypto
Ted Livingston and Anthony Pompliano discuss discuss building one of the most popular messaging apps in the world, the challenges with creating sustainable business models, and how cryptocurrencies could be a solution.
Yoni Assia, Founder & CEO of eToro: From the Ar...
Yoni Assia and Anthony Pompliano discuss their backgrounds in the military and what they learned from those experiences, how eToro started and why Yoni got them into crypto, DAOs, and the future of eToro's US expansion.
Richard Muirhead, Managing Partner at Fabric Ve...
Richard Muirhead and Anthony Pompliano discuss privacy by design, rational optimism, data sovereignty, the importance of encouraging experimentation, the key components of Web 3.0, and modern monetary theory.
Tom Teman, Co-Founder & CEO of Portis: Fixing C...
Tom Teman and Anthony Pompliano discuss the usability issues in the cryptocurrency industry, how those issues could potentially be fixed, what Portis does, and why it's so essential to gaining user adoption across crypto.
Anatoly Yakovenko, CEO and Co-Founder of Solana...
Anatoly Yakovenko and Anthony Pompliano discuss self-custody of identity, the current use cases for high performing Blockchains, the complexities around sharding, and where we are with staking and validating.
Bitcoin Sign Guy: The Legend of the Sign
Bitcoin Sign Guy and Anthony Pompliano discuss crypto anarchy, Bitcoin art, privacy, freedom, rule of law, code as free speech, and Bitcoin's macro trends.
Steve Ehrlich, CEO of Voyager: The Days of Cryp...
Steve Ehrlich and Anthony Pompliano discuss the brokerage business, the wild west of crypto, and Voyager.
Tory Reiss, Co-Founder of TrustToken: Down Mt. ...
Tory Reiss and Anthony Pompliano discuss Mt. Gox, Silk Road, the challenges with tokenizing assets, drug decriminalization, criminal justice reform, financial literacy, and the automation of personal finance.
Santiago Siri, Founder of the Democracy Earth F...
Santiago Siri and Anthony Pompliano discuss democracy, technology, and why he started a political party.
Preston Van Loon, Co-Founder of Prysmatic Labs:...
Preston Van Loon and Anthony Pompliano discuss testing frameworks, working at Google, blcokchain scalability, Ethereum 2.0, sharding, Ethereum Foundation Grants and what Preston and his team are building at Prysmatic Labs.
Ami Ben-David, Managing Partner at SPiCE VC: Wh...
Ami Ben-David and Anthony Pompliano discuss tokenized securities, the role of bankers in the financial system moving forward, how freedom and privacy are related, and where Ami believes the biggest opportunities in digital securities exist today.
Nic Carter, Partner at Castle Island Ventures: ...
Nic Carter and Anthony Pompliano discuss financial service organizations interest in cryptocurrency, the quality of data in crypto, what areas of Bitcoin and crypto Nic is excited about investing in, and then we play a game of FUD dice.
Nevin Freeman, Co-Founder of Reserve: The Store...
Nevin Freeman and Anthony Pompliano discuss stablecoins, the future of crypto currencies, and the current challenges with crypto as a store of value.
George Harrap, Co-Founder & CEO of Bitspark: Th...
George Harrap and Anthony Pompliano discuss money transfer solutions, stablecoins, and how the current money transfer ecosystem has become bloated and slow.
Jai (Danny) An, Co-Founder & CEO of TrustToken:...
Jai (Danny) An and Anthony Pompliano discuss brain implant technology, automation of knowledge and value, how TrustToken built their crypto infrastructure, and the founding story of TrueUSD.
David Wachsman, CEO of Wachsman: Building Your ...
David Wachsman and Anthony Pompliano discuss common marketing mistakes made by young companies, how Wachsman has seen crypto companies evolve over the bull and bear markets, and where the big opportunities in professional services are moving forward.
Patrick O'Kain, Special Agent for the DEA: How ...
Patrick O'Kain and Anthony Pompliano discuss working for the DEA, chasing Mexican drug cartels, how criminals are currently using cryptocurrency, and the future of crypto.
Chris Berry, Co-Founder of The Green Block Grou...
Chris Berry and Anthony Pompliano discuss how technology is viewed in Washington DC, how politicians interact with constituents, what state treasurers do on a daily basis, and the work that Chris and Josh Mandel did at the Ohio State Treasurer's office in building OhioCrypto.com. We discuss how it works, and what was the response from those involved.
William Quigley, CEO of OPSkins & WAX: Crypto a...
William Quigley and Anthony Pompliano discuss monetizing intellectual property and the big opportunities for the intersection of crypto and Digital Skins moving forward.
Jae Kwon, Founder & CEO of Tendermint: Byzantin...
Jae Kwon and Anthony Pompliano discuss consensus algorithms, Game of Stakes, nation-state surveillance, climate change, and liquid-solid states of matter.
Charlie Lee, Founder of Litecoin: Crypto's Deca...
Charlie Lee and Anthony Pompliano discuss the early days of Coinbase, building Litecoin, and crypto's evolution over the last decade.
Ajeet Khurana, CEO of Zebpay: India's Clampdown...
Ajeet Khurana and Anthony Pompliano discuss the lightning network, exchanges, business models, and the current environment for crypto in India.
Philippe Bekhazi, CEO of XBTO Group: The Yellow...
Philippe Bekhazi and Anthony Pompliano discuss how the global financial crisis impacted in crypto, why the interest in crypto is like a wave, and the importance of Tether, stable coins, and derivatives in cryptocurrency.
John McCorvey, CEO of Stonegate Global Financia...
John McCorvey and Anthony Pompliano discuss alternative assets, global asset allocation, cannabis and medical marijuana, Bitcoin and crypto, paying NCAA athletes, and playing for Bobby Bowden.
Jennifer Campbell, Co-Founder of Tagomi: Crypto...
Jennifer Campbell and Anthony Pompliano discuss trade execution in crypto and automation's impact on society.
David Sønstebø, Founder of IOTA: Digitally Nati...
David Sønstebø and Anthony Pompliano discuss machine to machine transactions, automation, and how digitally native assets, accounting, and contracts fit into the future digital world.
David Post, Ph.D. Managing Director, IBM Blockc...
David Post and Anthony Pompliano discuss transaction volumes, smart cities, and how to decentralize a centralized network.
Max Mersch, General Partner at Fabric: Why Nobo...
Max Mersch and Anthony Pompliano discuss surveillance states, Web 3.0, what areas of crypto are over-hyped, and what areas people should be paying more attention to.
Viktor Radchenko, Founder of Trust Wallet: A U...
Viktor Radchenko and Anthony Pompliano discuss how he immigrated to the U.S., why he initially learned to code software, what drove him to focus on the crypto space, why he sold his company to CZ and Binance, and what Viktor thinks is going to happen in the digital wallet ecosystem moving forward.
Juan Hernandez, Founder & CEO of Open Finance N...
Juan Hernandez and Anthony Pompliano discuss the current state of digital securities, the quality of assets being tokenized today, and the challenges facing the industry moving forward.
Adam Draper, Co-Founder of Boost VC: Why Invest...
Adam Draper and Anthony Pompliano discuss Bitcoin, Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, space, aliens, oceans, and why investing in weird things delivers great returns.
Kiana Danial, CEO of Invest Diva: How Sanctions...
Kiana Danial, CEO of Invest Diva, and Anthony Pompliano discuss Iran, the Bitcoin Lightning Torch, writing a book, and sanctions on foreign countries.
Joyce Yang, Founder of Global Coin Research: Ch...
Joyce Yang, Founder of Global Coin Research, and Anthony Pompliano discuss the regulation of crypto in Asia, how China is responding to the interest in Bitcoin, and global cryptocurrency markets.
Jeremy Gardner, Managing Partner at Ausum Ventu...
Jeremy Gardner and Anthony Pompliano discuss Bitcoin college clubs, building the first prediction market and the first STO.
Muneeb Ali, Co-Founder of Blockstack: Publicly ...
Muneeb Ali and Anthony Pompliano discuss Blockstack's regulated token offering under the Reg A+ Exemption.
Mike Belshe, Founder of BitGo: Inside The Colli...
Mike Belshe and Anthony Pompliano discuss working at Netscape, having $25,000,000 of Bitcoin under his couch, building a leading custody provider, and why insurance is so important for this industry.
Bill Ottman, Founder & CEO of Minds: An Entrepr...
Bill Ottman, Founder & CEO of Minds, and Anthony Pompliano discuss free speech, social networks, censorship, crypto as money and an incentive.
Avichal Garg, Managing Partner at Electric Capi...
Avichal Garg and Anthony pompliano discuss the early days of working at Google and Facebook, building a machine learning company, and Avichal's career progression from employee to founder to crypto VC.
Alon Goren, Co-Founder of Crypto Invest Summit:...
Alon Goren, Co-Founder of Crypto Invest Summit, and Anthony Pompliano discuss CIS, how Alon got into Bitcoin and Crypto, and talking with Tim Draper during the early crypto days.
Dan Zuller, Partner at Vision Hill Advisors: Ho...
Dan Zuller, Partner at Vision Hill Advisors, and Anthony Pompliano discuss fund of funds in crypto, investing strategies, due diligence, and what institutions are thinking about their crypto allocations today.
Matthew Roszak, Co-Founder of Bloq: A Leading B...
Matthew Roszak, Co-Founder of Bloq, and Anthony Pompliano discuss the early days of Bitcoin, how crypto has evolved over the last ten years, and why Matthew is building a company now.
John McAfee, Founder of McAfee Associates: Insi...
Anthony Pompliano travels to Exuma, Bahamas to interview John McAfee, Founder of McAfee Associates.
Mike Novogratz, Founder and CEO of Galaxy Digit...
Mike Novogratz, Founder and CEO of Galaxy Digital, and Anthony Pompliano discuss the criminal justice system and bail reform, privacy surveillance, and the future of crypto.
Stuart Popejoy & Will Martino, Co-Founders of K...
Stuart Popejoy & Will Martino, Co-Founders of Kadena, and Anthony Pompliano discuss JPM coin, hybrid public and private blockchains, and why the energy consumption argument is incorrect.
Jonathan Levin, Co-Founder of Chainalysis: Catc...
Jonathan Levin, Co-Founder of Chainalysis, and Anthony Pompliano discuss how to build a startup, Chain Analysis tools, and his work at Chainalysis.
Steven Nerayoff, Chairman of ADAPtive Holdings:...
Steven Nerayoff, Chairman of ADAPtive Holdings, and Anthony Pompliano discuss Ethereum, Casper, and why Steven is so bullish on tokenized securities.
Ryan Taylor, CEO of Dash Group: How To Drive Cr...
Ryan Taylor, CEO of Dash Group, and Anthony Pompliano discuss how to drive adoption of cryptocurrencies, how Venezuelans are using Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dash, and others, and why the user experience is so important in this nascent industry.
John Wu, CEO of Digital Assets at SharesPost: W...
John Wu, CEO of Digital Assets at SharesPost, and Anthony Pompliano discuss security tokens and what John believes are the best assets to tokenize moving forward.
Hany Rashwan, Founder and CEO of Amun: An Egypt...
Hany Rashwan, Founder and CEO of Amun, and Anthony pompliano discuss crypto, finance, digital assets, and what the public markets for crypto look like moving forward.
Peter McCormack, Host of What Bitcoin Did: Mark...
Peter McCormack, host of "What Bitcoin Did," and Anthony Pompliano discuss podcasting, marketing, Twitter, and how to build brands in today's environment.
Ric Burton, Co-Founder of Balance: Crypto on a ...
Ric Burton, Co-Founder of Balance, and Anthony Pompliano discuss crypto currencies on a global scale, the Legacy Financial System, and the digital wallet space.
Jeremy Allaire, CEO of Circle: Circle's Place I...
Jeremy Allaire, CEO of Circle, and Anthony Pompliano discuss crypto's similarities with the dot-com bubble and why he's so bullish on Tokenized Assets.
Eric Piscini, Deloitte Ex-Head of Blockchain: S...
Eric Piscini, Deloitte Ex-Head of Blockchain, and Anthony Pompliano discuss Enterprise Blockchain and applying the technology to the supply chain.
Ed Moncada, Founder & CEO of Blockfolio: The Fu...
Ed Moncada, Founder & CEO of Blockfolio, and Anthony Pompliano discuss how BlockFolio became one of the top apps in the crypto space and Ed’s views on crypto governance.
Cathie Wood, Founder & CEO of ARK Invest: The I...
Cathie Wood, Founder & CEO of ARK Invest, and Anthony Pompliano discuss innovative tech, building asset management firms, and why Bitcoin should be in every portfolio.
Alex Gladstein, CSO of the Human Rights Foundat...
Alex Gladstein, CSO of the Human Rights Foundation, and Anthony Pompliano discuss Bitcoin, foreign aid, Web 3.0, and the surveillance state.
Nolan Bauerle, Director of Research at CoinDesk...
Nolan Bauerle, Director of Research at CoinDesk, and Anthony Pompliano discuss the global financial crisis and how Ethereum's ERC standards shook the world.
CZ, Founder and CEO of Binance: Binance and the...
CZ, Founder and CEO of Binance, and Anthony Pompliano discuss Binance and crypto regulation.
Robert Habermeier, Co-Founder of Polkadot: Why ...
Robert Habermeier, Co-Founder of Polkadot, and Anthony Pompliano discuss crypto scalability, and why early adopters didn't care about the money.