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.

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
John McAfee, Founder of McAfee Associates: Insi...
Anthony Pompliano travels to Exuma, Bahamas to interview John McAfee, Founder of McAfee Associates.
51 min
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Jarrod Dicker, VP Technology at The Washington ...
Jarrod Dicker, former CEO of, and Anthony Pompliano discuss the media, censorship, and free speech in crypto.
37 min
David Bleznak, Founder & CEO of Totle: Simplify...
David Bleznak, Founder & CEO of Totle, and Anthony Pompliano break down decentralized exchanges.
39 min
Nikhil Kalghatgi, Founding Partner at CoVenture...
Nikhil Kalghatgi, Founding Partner at CoVenture Crypto, and Anthony Pompliano discuss SoftBank and Moonshot Investing.
62 min
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
Eduardo Gómez: An on the Ground Perspective fro...
Eduardo Gómez and Anthony Pompliano discuss political issues and Bitcoin adoption in Venezuela.
47 min
Tom Shaughnessy, 51percent Founder: Crypto Rese...
Tom Shaughnessy, 51Percent Founder, and Anthony Pompliano discuss crypto research.
47 min
Roy Niederhoffer, President of R.G. Niederhoffe...
Roy Neiderhoffer, President of R.G. Niederhoffer Capital, and Anthony Pompliano discuss crypto.
46 min
Matt Galligan, Interchange CEO: Portfolio Manag...
Matt Galligan, CEO of Interchange, and Anthony Pompliano discuss crypto custody, data, and trading.
49 min
Sergey Nazarov, CEO of Chainlink: Smart Contrac...
Sergey Nazarov, CEO of Chainlink, and Anthony Pompliano discuss smart contracts.
41 min
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
Rahul Sood, Founder of Unikrn: E-Sports will be...
Pomp and Rahul Sood, CEO of Unikrn, discuss the future of E-Sports.
53 min
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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. is the easiest way to send, receive, store, and...
83 min
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Ryan Shea: Battling the Internet Giants Pt. 2
The Future Will Have a Decentralized Internet
103 min
Muneeb Ali: Abuse of Power through Centralizati...
How Blockchain Will Solve Today's Internet Problem
79 min
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
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
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