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Off the Chain
Host Anthony "Pomp" Pompliano talks to some of the most respected names in crypto and Wall Street to find out how intelligent investors from the new and old financial system are thinking about digital assets.
Business
Investing
Technology
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Emily Parker, Co-Founder of Longhash: Crypto Br...
Emily Parker and Anthony Pompliano discuss how journalism has changed over time, what the day to day schedule of policy scheduling staff looks like, how power is no longer a top-down phenomenon, what internet censorship in China really looks like, how Longhash is trying to serve as a gateway to Asia, and what exactly data journalism is.
50 min
2
Spencer Dinwiddie, Professional NBA Player: Fig...
Spencer Dinwiddie and Anthony Pompliano discuss his childhood playing multiple sports, why he chose Colorado over Harvard after getting a 1400 on his SAT, what it's like being injured months before the NBA draft, what a day-in-the-life of an NBA player is like, what he plans to do during the tokenization of his NBA contract, why the NBA doesn't like it, and how he views the current free speech issues surrounding China and the NBA.
71 min
3
Bradley Tusk, Founder and CEO of Tusk Holdings:...
Anthony Pompliano interviews Bradley Tusk, a venture capitalist, political strategist, and writer.
92 min
4
Brad Kam, Co-Founder of Unstoppable Domains: A ...
Brad Kam and Anthony Pompliano discuss free speech, censorship, China, the societal impact of Unstoppable Domains, how it works, and what the technical challenges were.
38 min
5
Charles Hoskinson, CEO of IOHK: A Corporate Eth...
Charles Hopkinson and Anthony Pompliano discuss what Ethereum would have become had it gone with a corporate structure, where we're going, and what needs to happen to get there.
55 min
6
Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple: One on One wi...
Brad Garlinghouse and Anthony Pompliano discuss what Ripple does, how XRP is related, the current progress to date, and Brad answers a number of hard questions crowdsourced from Twitter.
94 min
7
Aleks Svetski, Founder of Amber: Why The Bitcoi...
Aleks Svetski and Anthony Pompliano discuss Bitcoin maximalism, the intolerant minority, why Bitcoin's community is so important, how investors should view the asset, and why the world hasn't priced Bitcoin properly yet.
91 min
8
Chris Slaughter, CEO of Level: The Truth About ...
Chris Slaughter and Anthony Pompliano discuss exchange business models, the competitive landscape, holes that currently exist in the market, what Level does differently, and what the company's future plans are.
53 min
9
Parker Lewis, Head of Business Development at U...
Parker Lewis and Anthony Pompliano discuss Bitcoin, the value proposition, why people should care, and then we go through each of Parker's latest writings.
75 min
10
Dan Conway, Author of Confessions of a Crypto M...
Dan Conway and Anthony Pompliano discuss his backstory, the process of writing the book, the ups and downs of crypto market volatility why Dan cashed out $13 million in January 2013, and what he's doing from an investment standpoint today.
52 min
11
Erik Voorhees, Founder & CEO of ShapeShift: Fro...
Erik Voorhees and Anthony Pompliano discuss the early days of Bitcoin, how he built and sold Satoshi Dice, how ShapeShift has evolved, how Erik thinks about KYC, AML, and other regulations, and what he's most excited about as Bitcoin continues into the future.
32 min
12
Trace Mayer, The Hodler of Last Resort: What It...
Trace Mayer and Anthony Pompliano discuss the early days of Bitcoin, how Trace built his initial conviction, where the asset is today, what Trace thinks are the most important things to watch, and where we're heading next.
52 min
13
Rob Paone, a.k.a. Crypto Bobby: How To Enter Th...
Rob Paone, a.k.a. Crypto Bobby, and Anthony Pompliano discuss recruiting in the cryptocurrency industry, the Dos and Donts of the interview process, and how engineers, business development executives, management, data analysts, and marketers can enter the crypto industry.
48 min
14
Ben Goertzel, Founder & CEO of SingularityNET: ...
Ben Goertzel and Anthony Pompliano discuss the current state of AI, how it could impact the world moving forward, what Ben's doing to build up the two-sided marketplace, and where he sees Bitcoin, crypto, and AI intersecting in the future.
55 min
15
Kevin Kelly, Co-Founder of Delphi Digital: Cryp...
Kevin Kelly and Anthony Pompliano discuss the macro economy, whether he thinks a recession is coming, where people should be watching out for, the current pension crisis in the United States, dethroning the King Dollar, where Defy plays into all of this, and whether an ETF is on the horizon or not.
73 min
16
Zac Prince, Co-Founder & CEO of BlockFi: The Fu...
Zac Prince and Anthony Pompliano discuss lending in the crypto markets, how to earn 6-8% interest on your Bitcoin and Ether, why BlockFi just removed their account minimums and fees, and what Zac is excited about moving forward.
44 min
17
REPLAY - Murad Mahmudov and The Ultimate Bitcoi...
Murad Mahmudov and Anthony Pompliano discuss what Bitcoin is, how it works, the importance of its deflationary monetary system, why all Fiat Currencies are doomed to fail, and how central banks and institutions should be thinking about Bitcoin.
102 min
18
Eyal Hertzog, Co-founder and Product Architect ...
Eyal Hertzog and Anthony Pompliano discuss his background, how he got into crypto so early, what Bancor is and how it works, and a couple of new announcements of things changing within the project.
65 min
19
Michael Goldstein, President of the Satoshi Nak...
Michael Goldstein and Anthony Pompliano discuss Austrian Economics, how Bitcoin doesn't change for anyone, the Cantillon Effect, and communicating Bitcoin's ideas effectively.
81 min
20
Sven Henrich, Founder & Lead Market Strategist ...
Sven Henrich and Anthony Pompliano discuss the macro environment, how we got here, what central bank options are moving forward, what is "The Confidence Game," and why some people are forced to buy overvalued assets.
61 min
21
Bill Pulte, CEO of Pulte Capital: Bitcoin and t...
Bill Pulte and Anthony Pompliano discuss Twitter philanthropy, inner city blight, building companies, and inspiring others to be kind and generous.
73 min
22
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.
40 min
23
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.
152 min
24
Mark Yusko, Founder & CEO of Morgan Creek Capit...
Anthony Pompliano interviews Mark Yusko for the 150th episode of Off the Chain.
148 min
25
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.
44 min
26
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.
23 min
27
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.
55 min
28
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.
60 min
29
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.
64 min
30
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.
36 min
31
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.
52 min
32
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.
48 min
33
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.
32 min
34
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.
41 min
35
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.
76 min
36
Danny Kim, Head of Growth at SFOX: The Technolo...
Daniel Kim and Anthony Pompliano discuss
37 min
37
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.
61 min
38
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.
70 min
39
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.
51 min
40
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.
46 min
41
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.
94 min
42
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.
40 min
43
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.
93 min
44
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.
46 min
45
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.
48 min
46
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.
51 min
47
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.
42 min
48
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.
74 min
49
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.
58 min
50
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.
50 min
51
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.
44 min
52
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.
40 min
53
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.
50 min
54
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.
43 min
55
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.
46 min
56
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.
51 min
57
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.
45 min
58
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.
61 min
59
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.
84 min
60
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.
46 min
61
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.
28 min
62
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.
53 min
63
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.
65 min
64
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.
76 min
65
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.
61 min
66
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.
38 min
67
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.
37 min
68
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.
68 min
69
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.
44 min
70
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.
92 min
71
Santiago Siri, Founder of the Democracy Earth F...
Santiago Siri and Anthony Pompliano discuss democracy, technology, and why he started a political party.
65 min
72
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.
47 min
73
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.
58 min
74
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.
73 min
75
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.
58 min
76
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.
43 min
77
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.
50 min
78
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.
63 min
79
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.
72 min
80
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.
43 min
81
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.
101 min
82
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.
64 min
83
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.
65 min
84
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.
58 min
85
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.
48 min
86
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.
73 min
87
Jennifer Campbell, Co-Founder of Tagomi: Crypto...
Jennifer Campbell and Anthony Pompliano discuss trade execution in crypto and automation's impact on society.
57 min
88
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.
46 min
89
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.
46 min
90
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.
51 min
91
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.
46 min
92
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.
50 min
93
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.
99 min
94
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.
36 min
95
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.
47 min
96
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.
79 min
97
Muneeb Ali, Co-Founder of Blockstack: Publicly ...
Muneeb Ali and Anthony Pompliano discuss Blockstack's regulated token offering under the Reg A+ Exemption.
31 min
98
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.
50 min
99
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.
85 min
100
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.
77 min
101
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.
35 min
102
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.
57 min
103
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.
62 min
104
John McAfee, Founder of McAfee Associates: Insi...
Anthony Pompliano travels to Exuma, Bahamas to interview John McAfee, Founder of McAfee Associates.
51 min
105
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.
81 min
106
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.
59 min
107
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.
63 min
108
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.
54 min
109
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.
71 min
110
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.
45 min
111
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.
65 min
112
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.
76 min
113
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.
76 min
114
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.
89 min
115
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.
29 min
116
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.
61 min
117
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.
92 min
118
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.
66 min
119
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.
62 min
120
CZ, Founder and CEO of Binance: Binance and the...
CZ, Founder and CEO of Binance, and Anthony Pompliano discuss Binance and crypto regulation.
56 min
121
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.
38 min
122
Jesse Lund, Head of Blockchain Solutions at IBM...
Jesse Lund, Head of Blockchain at IBM, and Anthony Pompliano discuss enterprise blockchains and crypto at IBM.
50 min
123
Sam Cassatt, CSO of ConsenSys: The Scalability ...
Sam Cassatt, CSO of ConsenSys, and Anthony Pompliano discuss liquid crypto and the scalability of Etherium.
68 min
124
Talal Tabbaa, Co-Founder of Jibrel Network: How...
Talal Tabbaa, Co-Founder of Jibrel Network, and Anthony Pompliano discuss the Saudi Prince, the regulatory and startup environment in the Middle East, and Tokenized Debt.
64 min
125
Jarrod Dicker, VP Technology at The Washington ...
Jarrod Dicker, former CEO of Po.et, and Anthony Pompliano discuss the media, censorship, and free speech in crypto.
37 min
126
David Bleznak, Founder & CEO of Totle: Simplify...
David Bleznak, Founder & CEO of Totle, and Anthony Pompliano break down decentralized exchanges.
39 min
127
Nikhil Kalghatgi, Founding Partner at CoVenture...
Nikhil Kalghatgi, Founding Partner at CoVenture Crypto, and Anthony Pompliano discuss SoftBank and Moonshot Investing.
62 min
128
Ateet Ahluwalia, Managing Director, Coventure: ...
Ateet Ahluwalkia, Managing Director at Coventure, and Anthony Pompliano discuss Quant Trading and the future of active management.
60 min
129
Eduardo Gómez: An on the Ground Perspective fro...
Eduardo Gómez and Anthony Pompliano discuss political issues and Bitcoin adoption in Venezuela.
47 min
130
Tom Shaughnessy, 51percent Founder: Crypto Rese...
Tom Shaughnessy, 51Percent Founder, and Anthony Pompliano discuss crypto research.
47 min
131
Roy Niederhoffer, President of R.G. Niederhoffe...
Roy Neiderhoffer, President of R.G. Niederhoffer Capital, and Anthony Pompliano discuss crypto.
46 min
132
Matt Galligan, Interchange CEO: Portfolio Manag...
Matt Galligan, CEO of Interchange, and Anthony Pompliano discuss crypto custody, data, and trading.
49 min
133
Sergey Nazarov, CEO of Chainlink: Smart Contrac...
Sergey Nazarov, CEO of Chainlink, and Anthony Pompliano discuss smart contracts.
41 min
134
Halsey Minor, Co-Founder of Salesforce: The Ris...
Halsey Minor, Co-Founder of Salesforce, and Anthony Pompliano discuss distributed computing, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technology.
80 min
135
Rahul Sood, Founder of Unikrn: E-Sports will be...
Pomp and Rahul Sood, CEO of Unikrn, discuss the future of E-Sports.
53 min
136
Pascal Gauthier, President of Ledger: What is C...
Pascal Gauthier is the President of Ledger, one of the most well known crypto hardware wallets, and the creator of the Ledger Vault for institutions. In this conversation, Gauthier and Anthony Pompliano discuss his past experience building a data...
45 min
137
Ari Paul, CIO of BlockTower: The Current State ...
Ari Paul is the CIO of BlockTower, one of the best known crypto investment firms. In this conversation, Paul and Anthony Pompliano discuss his previous work at a university endowment, what Ari thinks about the current state of crypto, and how he sees...
68 min
138
Howard Lindzon, GP at Social Leverage: The Scie...
Howard Lindzon is one of the best FinTech investors in the world. His portfolio speaks for itself. In this conversation, Lindzon and Anthony Pompliano discuss what Lindzon looks for in great founding teams, and the trends he's excited about moving...
70 min
139
Ali Hamed, founder of CoVenture: A VC's Take on...
Ali Hamed is the founder of CoVenture. In this conversation, Hamed and Anthony Pompliano discuss crypto currency, blockchain, Bitcoin, direct lending, alternative asset management, and why Bitcoin is like Kim Kardashian. ----- BlockFi BlockFi allows...
91 min
140
Josh Stein, Harbor CEO: Tokenizing the World
Josh Stein is the CEO of Harbor. In this conversation, Stein and Anthony Pompliano discuss tokenized securities, the future of finance, and why they both believe every stock, bond, currency, and commodity will be digitized in the future. BlockFi...
60 min
141
Matt Jennings - Kingdom Trust: The Future of Cr...
Matt Jennings is the founder and CEO of Kingdom Trust, the first regulated financial institution to offer custody of digital assets, making them the first qualified custodian in the digital asset industry. BlockFi BlockFi allows you to keep your...
59 min
142
Ken Nguyen: Tokenizing the World One Startup at...
Ken Nguyen is the founder and CEO of Republic. In this conversation, Nguyen and Anthony Pompliano discuss working at AngelList, the variations of securities law, building a startup in a highly regulated market, and why tokenization could eradicate...
60 min
143
Ryan Selkis: Building Accountability in Crypto
Ryan Selkis is the founder of Messari, an open data library and curation tool that helps researchers, investors, and regulators make sense of the crypto industry. In this conversation, Selkis and Anthony Pompliano discuss macro-crypto trends, the...
58 min
144
Alex Mashinsky: What Decentralization Really Means
Alex Mashinsky is the founder and CEO of Celsius Network. He has invented and built a number of disruptive technologies over the years, including Voice Over IP. In this conversation, Mashinsky and Anthony Pompliano discuss Bitcoin, crypto lending, and...
80 min
145
Juthica Chou: Crypto Derivatives 101
Juthica Chou is the founder of LedgerX. In this conversation, Anthony Pompliano and Juthica discuss working at Goldman Sachs, what options are and why they are important, how LedgerX became the only federally regulated crypto derivative platform, and...
40 min
146
Mike Jones: How the Former CEO of MySpace Think...
Mike Jones is the CEO of Science Inc, a start-up accelerator based in Los Angeles. He previously was the CEO of Myspace, along with a number of other companies. In this conversation, Jones and Anthony Pompliano discuss disruption, Myspace, the future...
54 min
147
Bill Barhydt: Ex-CIA and Goldman Sachs Entrepre...
Bill Barhydt is the founder of Abra, a simple to use crypto-currency investment platform backed by some of the best investors in the world. After working for the CIA, NASA and Goldman Sachs, Bill decided to join Netscape working on telecom...
60 min
148
Marco Santori: The Godfather of Crypto Law
Marco Santori is the President and Chief Legal Officer of Blockchain, a web-based bitcoin wallet that makes using bitcoin safe, easy, and secure for all consumers and businesses worldwide. Blockchain.com is the easiest way to send, receive, store, and...
83 min
149
Murad Mahmudov: The Ultimate Bitcoin Argument
Murad Mahmudov is one of the highest conviction Bitcoin Maximalists in the world. In this conversation, Murad and Anthony Pompliano discuss what Bitcoin is, how it works, the importance of its deflationary monetary system, why all Fiat Currencies are...
100 min
150
Brandon Arvanaghi: Building the Gemini Dollar
Brandon Arvanaghi is a security engineer at Gemini, and one of the minds behind the Gemini Dollar, the first regulated stablecoin. In this conversation, Arvanaghi and Anthony Pompliano discuss what a regulated stablecoin is, how the Gemini Dollar...
27 min
151
Michael Oved: Building Airswap and Fluidity
Michael Oved is a co-founder of Airswap and Fluidity. In this conversation, Oved and Anthony Pompliano discuss decentralized exchanges, tokenized securities, and what he’s up to with Airswap and Fluidity. Soluna The demand for energy to mine...
54 min
152
Nathaniel Whittemore: Marketing in A Blockchain...
Nathaniel Whittemore is one of the best known voices in Crypto. He has pioneered Long Reads Sunday, where he summarizes the top news of the week in a single long thread. In this conversation, Whittemore and Anthony Pompliano cover everything from...
66 min
153
Edward Woodford: Building A Regulated Crypto Ex...
Edward Woodford is the co-founder of Seed CX, an institutional trading platform that recieved approval from the CFTC as a Swap Execution Facility (SEF) in August 2016. In this conversation, Woodford and Anthony Pompliano discuss crypto financial...
48 min
154
Austen Allred: How to Fix Our Broken Education ...
Austen Allred is the co-founder and CEO of Lambda School, a full computer science education that’s free until you get a high paying job. In this conversation, Allred and Anthony Pompliano Discuss Y Combinator, the challenges of building a startup,...
55 min
155
Downtown Josh Brown: Where Does Crypto Fit in Y...
Josh Brown is famous on Twitter and is the CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management. In this conversation Brown and Anthony Pompliano discuss ghosts, aliens, bubbles, stocks, Bitcoin, Tesla, Tilray, a mysterious fidelity investment report that disappeared,...
68 min
156
CoinList's Andy Bromberg: The Future of Crypto ...
Andy Bromberg is the CEO of CoinList, a trusted platform for running compliant token sales. In this conversation we cover the Stanford Bitcoin Club, airdrops, security tokens, accreditation laws, and why some companies in crypto are doomed to fail. If...
53 min
157
Ken Seiff: Staying Up When the Market Is Down
Ken Seiff is the Managing Partner at Blockchange, a venture capital firm investing exclusively in early stage block chain companies, protocols, and applications that are trying to make a dent in the universe. In this conversation, Ken Seiff and...
63 min
158
Michael Sonnenshein: The Largest Crypto Asset M...
Michael Sonnenshein is the managing director at Grayscale Investments, a trusted authority on digital currency and investing. In this conversation, Sonnenshein and Anthony Pompliano discuss bitcoin, institutional investors, and DCG's bet on Ethereum...
56 min
159
Jake Chervinsky: Defending Crypto from the SEC
Jake Chervinsky serves as Defense Counsel in U.S. government criminal investigation's at Kobre & Kim, a law firm based in Washington, DC. In this conversation, Jake Chervinsky and Anthony Pompliano discuss Securities Law, accreditation standards,...
87 min
160
Frank Chaparro: Behind the Scenes of Crypto Media
Frank Chaparro is a Crypto-Journalist currently at The Block, a global community for Crypto enthusiasts. He previously covered the intersection of Crypto on Wall Street in Business Insider.    In this conversation, Anthony Pompliano and...
50 min
161
Travis Kling: The Secrets of a Crypto Trader
Travis Kling is the founder and CIO at Ikigai Asset Management, an investment firm focused on crypto assets. He previously was a portfolio manager at Point72 where he traded Long/Short Energy Equities.    In this conversation, Anthony...
99 min
162
Gabor Gurbacs: What’s the Latest with the Bitco...
Gabor Gubacs is Director of Digital Asset Strategy at VanEck where he focuses on the Bitcoin ETF.    Gabor is one of the masterminds behind the $50 billion asset management move into digital assets.    In this conversation, Anthony...
57 min
163
The Future of Lending with Zac Prince of BlockFi
Zac Prince is the Founder & CEO of BlockFi, an asset backed lending platform for crypto.   He spent his career at numerous online lending platforms and is intimately familiar with the space.    In this conversation, Anthony...
51 min
164
Michael Moro: The Institutionalization of Crypto
Micheal Moro is the CEO of Genesis Trading, a FINRA registered broker dealer providing liquidity for institutions in the crypto space.  Michael previously worked at SecondMarket and Citi.  In this conversation, Anthony and Michael cover...
55 min
165
Niv Dror: Building Engaged Crypto Communities
Niv Dror is the Founder of Shrug Capital, a venture fund focused on early stage consumer products. He previously worked at AngelList and Product Hunt.    In this conversation, Anthony and Niv cover consumer technology, how to build...
63 min
166
Marty Bent: The Secrets of Bitcoin
Marty Bent is the Editor In Chief at Marty's Bent, a newsletter about Bitcoin. He's also the host of Tales from the Crypt, a podcast about Bitcoin.    Marty is one of the most knowledgable people in the space. In this conversation,...
71 min
167
Arjun Balaji: A Financial System Built on Bitcoin
Arjun Balaji is the Chief Investment Officer of Shomei Capital.    He consistently voices one of the most interesting perspectives in crypto. From diving into the many altcoin scams to a philosophical debate on "What is Money?", this is a...
72 min
168
Mike Dudas: Crypto's PR Crisis
Mike Dudas is the Founder of The Block, a crypto focused community that helps people cut through the noise. He previously Co-Founded Button and before that, worked at Venmo and PayPal.    In this conversation, Anthony and Mike discuss the...
50 min
169
Muneeb Ali: Abuse of Power through Centralizati...
How Blockchain Will Solve Today's Internet Problem
79 min
170
Ryan Shea: Battling the Internet Giants Pt. 2
The Future Will Have a Decentralized Internet
103 min
171
Jim O'Shaughnessy: The Psychology of Investing
Jim O'Shaughnessy is a Wall Street legend and the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Investment Officer of O'Shaughnessy Asset Management, which has $6.2B in assets under management.      Jim's areas of expertise include quantitative equity...
61 min
172
Caitlin Long: Wall Street Isn't Bitcoin's Friend
Caitlin Long spent 22 years on Wall Street, including stints at Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, and Solomon Brothers. At Morgan Stanley, she was Head of Corporate Strategies and Pension Solutions.  She's been a Bitcoin proponent since 2012, and...
51 min
173
Meltem Demirors: The Dark Side of Crypto
Meltem Demirors is a cryptocurrency investor, advisor and advocate. Meltem previously worked with some of the largest companies in the world, was a VP at Digital Currency Group, founded Athena Capital, and is currently the Chief Strategy Officer at...
79 min