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.

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
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
336: Grayscale CEO Michael Sonnenshein On Inves...
Michael Sonnenshein is the Managing Director at Grayscale Investments, the largest digital currency asset manager.
45 min
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
323: Douglas Boneparth on Financial Education A...
Douglas Boneparth is the president and founder of Bone Fide Wealth.
54 min
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
321: Parker Lewis Gives An Overview Of The Fede...
Parker Lewis is the Head of Business Development at Unchained Capital.
70 min
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
307: Alex Kantrowitz On Big Tech's Role In Society
68 min
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
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
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
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
302: Spencer Dinwiddie of the Brooklyn Nets
40 min
301: Travis Kling On The Future Of Bitcoin
Travis Kling is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Ikigai Asset Management.
109 min
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
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
298: Julia Cheek On Being The CEO Behind The Fi...
78 min
297: Scott Lynn On The Argument For Investing I...
42 min
296: Robin Hanson On The Argument For Variolation
68 min
295: Balaji Srinivasan On The Argument For Dece...
86 min
294: Cullen Roche Explains The Ultimate Breakdo...
95 min
293: Josh Wolfe On Investing In Frontier Techno...
86 min
292: Jameson Lopp on Bitcoin Privacy & Sovereignty
69 min
291: Phil Demers Is The Walrus Whisperer
50 min
290: Aleks Svetski On Why Bitcoin Is A No Brainer
61 min
289: Mike Maples on Finding World-Class Founders
94 min
288: Keith Rabois on the State of the World
110 min
287: Nathan Latka On Growth Hacking Everything
81 min
286: Bill Perkins on Investing in Natural Gas
69 min
285: Dan Held on Bitcoin and The Halving
71 min
284: Peter Zeihan Explains The Geopolitical Lan...
82 min
283: Adam Traidman on the Future of Crypto in Asia
57 min
282: Taylor Lorenz on Internet Culture
64 min
281: Ben Baller On Being An Innovator Of Culture
104 min
280: Cindy Eckert on Making Women Really Rich
64 min
279: Chandan Lodha on Building Products in Crypto
56 min
278: Alex Gladstein on Fighting the Normalizati...
75 min
#277: Arjun Sethi on Data-Informed Investing
89 min
#276: Jihan Bowes-Little on Identifying Private...
73 min
#275: Yassine Elmandjra of ARK Invest on Bitcoin
In this conversation, Anthony and Yassine discuss ARK Invest's philosophy on crypto, why they are so bullish on Square, what people should understand about Bitcoin's volatility during COVID-19, how the halving should play out, the latest on Libra, and how Yassine thinks about Ethereum.
79 min
#274: Alexis Ohanian on Building and Investing ...
In this conversation, Anthony and Alexis discuss the founding story of Reddit, what Alexis learned as a Partner at YCombinator, whether he has ever beat Serena at anything athletic, what industries should benefit from behavior shifts due to the virus, and what org structure and internal tools allow Initialized to operate at such a high level.
84 min
#273: Igor Jablokov on Building an AI Ready Wor...
In this conversation, Anthony and Igor discuss voice recognition technology, machine learning, artificial intelligence, the best and worst current applications of these technologies, whether AI is evil or not, and how our society should think through educating more people to leverage these technologies in a productive manner.
70 min
#272: Jim Bianco on The Potential Separation of...
In this conversation, Anthony and Jim discuss the current state of the economy, how monetary policy decisions will drive future movements in the financial markets, and why Jim believes the next global reserve currency will be a cryptocurrency.
80 min
#271: Cathie Wood Explains Why Innovation Thriv...
In this conversation, Anthony and Cathie discuss COVID-19, the economic implications of monetary policy decisions, how innovation gains market share during times of crisis, her thoughts on Square/Tesla, and her latest views on Bitcoin.
83 min
#270: Mark Cuban on What He Would Do As President
In this conversation, Anthony and Mark discuss the current economic and health crises, the subsequent monetary policy decisions, how various asset classes will perform, what small businesses are doing to survive, whether corporations should receive bailouts, what privacy concerns people should be aware of, what will happen in the NBA, and what Mark's plan for the United States would be as President.
49 min
#269: Dan Fleyshman Reveals the Secrets of Infl...
In this conversation, Anthony and Dan discuss the story behind the "Who's Your Daddy" brand, how Dan became the youngest CEO to take a company public, what the early days of influencer marketing entailed, how he currently assesses each social media platform, the importance of educating yourself, and why he created the 100 Million Academy to educate entrepreneurs.
58 min
#268: Jeff Booth on Why We Need to Embrace Defl...
In this conversation, Anthony and Jeff discuss the difference between inflation and deflation, why technology is inherently deflationary, how easy credit has led to a massive asset bubble, why the world will need to move to a deflationary economy, and how Jeff is currently thinking about the economic crisis we are facing.
58 min
#267: Preston Byrne on Constitutional Rights Du...
In this conversation, Anthony and Preston discussLibertarian politics, the US Constitution, various recent government actions and whether they violate the constitution or not, and what citizens need to pay attention to in order to ensure the government doesn't infringe on their civil liberties or personal freedoms.
53 min
#266: Ruben Harris on The Future of Education a...
In this conversation, Anthony and Ruben discuss the current unemployment numbers, what part of the workforce is most affected, how individuals can gain new skills, what the job prospects in technology look like, how education will change in the future, and what people who are laid off can do now to position themselves for success.
54 min
#265: Ali Hamed on Seeking Value in Today’s Pri...
In this conversation, Anthony and Ali discuss the private credit market, how borrowers and lenders are treating each other, where the areas of opportunities will be, how founders can respond to the pandemic, and how source data in advertising and e-commerce has given Ali a better sense of the trends in those industries.
63 min
#264: Dan Primack on How Covid-19 will Impact t...
In this conversation, Anthony and Dan discuss the current economic crisis, the approved stimulus package, how small businesses are affected, the current impact on private equity and venture capital companies, and what limited partners are saying.
45 min
#263: Robert Kiyosaki on How The World’s Wealth...
In this conversation, Anthony and Robert discuss the current global economy, why the Fed is a cartel, what every individual needs to understand about finance, where you should put your wealth to protect it, why the little guy is going to get screwed in this financial depression, and Robert even shares a number of Vietnam war stories.
72 min
#262: Tim Kennedy on Individual Freedom and Res...
In this conversation, Tim and Anthony discuss the historical examples of crises being used to reduce freedom, the importance of civil liberties and personal freedom, where Tim has seen the aftermath of freedom being taken from citizens, how stupidity is not illegal, and we cover a number of recent examples of potential violations of the constitution that are concerning.
73 min
#261: CZ explains Why Binance is Paying A Rumor...
In this conversation, Anthony and CZ discuss how COVID-19 is impacting Binance, why CZ is paying $400 million for CoinMarketCap, what trends Binance is seeing in non-US countries, and why CZ wants to potentially turn Binance into a Decentralized Autonomous Organization.
61 min
#260: Andy Bromberg on How the Crypto Economy i...
In this conversation, Andy and Anthony discuss crypto companies being pandemic proof, how investor communication has to change, what the difference in city-by-city responses has been, how Coinlist has been growing, and what is next for them over the coming months.
45 min
#259: Josh Constine on the Future of Video Shar...
In this conversation, Josh and Anthony discuss the falcon at his wedding, what his main critiques of Twitter are, whether YouTube will be able to compete with TikTok, how he thinks about Bitcoin, and why he believes VR arcades will be popular in the future.
81 min
#258: Billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya on How T...
In this conversation, Chamath and Anthony discuss how billionaires quarantine, where Chamath currently has capital invested, how he thinks we can solve the structural issues in health and economics, why being a patient investor will pay off, where he is looking for opportunity right now, what he thinks should happen with the NBA, and how the world is going to change after the pandemic is over.
84 min
#257: Polina Marinova on Building Resilience in...
In this conversation, Polina and Anthony discuss their recent engagement, growing up in Bulgaria, moving to the United States, leading a mass walkout in college, her 5 years at Fortune Magazine, and making the jump into entrepreneurship during a global pandemic.
75 min
#256: Matt D'Souza on the Upcoming Bitcoin Halv...
In this conversation, Anthony and Matt discuss Blockware's recent analysis of miner selling pressure, how profitable various miners are around the world, what to expect during the Bitcoin halving, and how hash rate should fluctuate over the next few months.
46 min
#255: Matt Luongo on Bridging the Gap between B...
In this conversation, Anthony and Matt discuss bringing the worlds of Bitcoin and Ethereum together, how Matt is a monetary maximalist, what tBTC is and why it should be valuable to the DeFi community, and how crypto companies are prepared for working through the COVID-19 crisis.
37 min
#254: Ben Askren on the Evolution of MMA and Wr...
In this conversation, Ben and Anthony discuss his views on Bitcoin, involvement in the NCAA and Olympic wrestling communities, challenges facing small businesses due to the COVID-19 outbreak, transitioning from wrestling to MMA, Jon Jones' arrest, and his take on rising stars in the UFC
51 min
#253: Julie Maupin & David Sønstebø on Enabling...
In this conversation, Julie, David, and Anthony discuss the philanthropic mission of the IOTA Foundation, the challenges and benefits of running a non-profit, IOTA Tangle, and how distributed ledger technology will empower the full potential of automation.
50 min
#252: Mark Yusko on How we got to QE Infinity f...
In this conversation, Mark and Anthony discuss what is driving the current market chaos, how we got to QE infinity from the Fed, where we are in the economic cycle, who the winners and losers are right now, how institutions are currently thinking about their portfolio, and what certain assets should do over the next 5-10 years.
69 min
#251: Brent Johnson, The Originator of the Doll...
In this conversation, Brent explains the dollar milkshake theory, what impact the strong dollar will have on other assets, why comparison's of currency strength are all relative, how gold and Bitcoin should perform moving forward, and what would change Brent's mind about a strong dollar outlook.
52 min
#250: Peter Schiff on Why The US Dollar Is Unsu...
In this conversation, Anthony and Peter discuss what happened in 2008, why that crisis has led to the current one, what the Fed's actions right now mean, why they are likely to be ineffective, and what the world will look like in 5-10 years.
43 min
#249: Preston Pysh Explains Why Bitcoin's Volat...
In this conversation, Anthony and Preston discuss his past as a former Apache helicopter pilot, the current liquidity crisis, stock-to-flow model, the Fed's monetary stimulus plans, the proposed digital dollar for UBI, how currencies have historically failed, and why Bitcoin's volatility is a feature, not a bug.
88 min
#248: Jason Williams, Operational Challenges in...
In this conversation, Anthony and Jason discuss all things healthcare and operations.
53 min
#247: James Todaro, MD on Coronavirus, What Mak...
In this conversation James and Anthony discuss the Coronavirus, applying existing medication to treat it, timelines for potential cures, how we can prevent it from spreading, and what to expect in the coming weeks.
42 min
#246 David Sonstebo - The Power of Technology t...
In this conversation, Anthony and David dive into the intersection of distributed ledger technology and automation. Specifically, around digital currencies, digital wallets, machine to machine transactions, and how distributed ledger technology will empower the full potential of automation.
45 min
#245 Meb Faber - Understanding the Current Mark...
In this conversation, Meb and Anthony discuss if these crazy markets are not outside the norm historically, why global asset allocation is important, how passive and active strategies stack up, what people need to know about share buybacks and bailouts, and why Meb is so heavily invested in farmland.
96 min
#244 Michael Novogratz on Consumer Confidence i...
In this conversation, Anthony and Michael discuss the current macroeconomic chaos, coronavirus and its impact on society, various social justice issues, how Mike is personally navigating the uncertainty, and how he thinks Bitcoin and digital assets are affected by recent market movements.
39 min
#243 Scott Adams on the Coronavirus and the Upc...
In this conversation, Anthony and Scott discuss the Coronavirus, the impact on the healthcare system and the economy, how he evaluates President Trump's response, what his current thoughts on the November election are, why he recently sold Bitcoin, and what his best advice to business leaders is during the current environment of uncertainty.
84 min
#242 Cock Foster Twins - Nifty Gateway: the Fut...
In this conversation, Anthony and the Cock Foster twins discuss what it was like growing up together, why they pursued startups, how NFTs work, why Nifties are likely to be so valuable in the future, how the Gemini acquisition came together, and what artists are launching collections on their new US dollar centralized NFT exchange.
78 min
#241 Caitlin Long - Coronavirus: The Pin that P...
In this conversation, Anthony and Caitlin discuss the structural issues in the legacy finance world, why coronavirus is the pin that popped the credit bubble, what is happening in the repo market, why banks should immediately go raise equity capital, how the government is forced to respond with monetary stimulus, and what this all means for Bitcoin.
83 min
#240 Christoph Strnadl - The Intersection of Di...
In this conversation, Anthony and Christoph dive into the intersection of distributed ledger technology and automation. Specifically, around digital currencies, digital wallets, machine to machine transactions, and how distributed ledger technology will empower the full potential of automation.
54 min
#239 Chris Sparks - How to Manage Risk with One...
In this conversation, Anthony and Chris discuss game theory, decision making frameworks, how to control emotions during times of stress, what it takes to walk away from imbalance risk-reward scenarios, how poker lessons relate to business and investing, and why routines are almost as important as plans.
87 min