The Scoop

Welcome to The Scoop, The Block's flagship podcast that digs into the finance and technology industries through unmatched interviews with top thought leaders and industry veterans. The Block’s Director of News Frank Chaparro hosts new guests every week, diving into topics ranging from Facebook's Libra to the impact of tokenization on market structure to Universal Basic Income. Download via Apple Podcasts, Sticher, and Spotify and join in on the fun, informative conversations.

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LMAX's CEO breaks down the real impact of the U...
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DC veterans say money is key for crypto issues ...
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ARK Invest's crypto analyst says bitcoin market...
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Stephen Palley gives an in depth look at the Bi...
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CoinGecko founder explains how the platform saw...
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'It doesn't need me:' yearn.finance's Andre Cro...
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Kraken gets green-light to launch crypto bank
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This bitcoin quant trading CEO explains how to ...
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A deep dive into FTX's acquisition of Blockfoli...
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Senior Coin Metrics analyst breaks down everyth...
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Why commodities veteran Chris Hehmeyer is "comm...
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How Tron's Justin Sun plans to use Poloniex to ...
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Sven Henrich on the Fed’s debt trap and why it’...
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IEX co-founder Ronan Ryan on why bitcoin exchan...
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Fundstrat's Tom Lee on why boomers are buying g...
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A retail brokerage veteran breaks down why cryp...
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CMS Holdings co-founders say DeFi claimed trade...
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Larry Cermak breaks down why the Twitter hacker...
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An inside look at how CoinFLEX is trying to cre...
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Former Goldman CFO breaks down why the digital ...
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Zane Tackett has seen some of the crypto space'...
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A high-frequency trading expert explains why yo...
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Former Coinbase top lawyer — suddenly a top ban...
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Greycroft's cofounder talks social stock tradin...
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Three Arrow's Su Zhu on the race to build a cry...
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Robo advisor Betterment’s CEO says customers ar...
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An FX exchange veteran explains growing a crypt...
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Anthony Scaramucci: Paul Tudor Jones took "a sl...
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ConsenSys fintech executive dissects Facebook's...
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'It opens up a new universe': Mike Novogratz on...
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Bloomberg's Tracy Alloway and Joe Weisenthal on...
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A conversation with Akon, the multi-platinum ar...
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Memeing through the crisis: a conversation with...
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GSR's Rich Rosenblum digs into bitcoin's upcomi...
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Macro investor Raoul Pal explains why the Fed i...
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Paxos cofounder explains why Wall Street's plum...
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As coronavirus anxiety sweeps markets, Genesis ...
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How a ransomware issue at a little known fintec...
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Dissecting the failed bitcoin ETFs and 'mild so...
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State Street exec explains how markets will shi...
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CEO of Mexico's largest crypto exchange explain...
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Understanding the regulatory hurdles in crypto ...
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Crypto hype cycles and the future of Blockchain...
Blockchain.com is one of the oldest companies in the crypto world. Best known for its consumer wallet business, the firm has expanded into new verticals over the past year, launching an exchange, institutional lending, and over-the-counter trading businesses.
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The environment for blockchain advocacy and pol...
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Uncovering the key differences between crypto d...
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The State of Institutional Money & Crypto with ...
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Exploring the Contrasting Use Cases of Crypto B...
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Kristin Smith, Executive Director at The Blockc...
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Horacio Barakat, VP of corporate strategy at Br...
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The Scoop Live: Fidelity Digital Assets Preside...
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Leo Zhang, Principal at Iterative Capital Manag...
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Alex Gladstein, CSO of The Human Rights Foundat...
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Wealthfront founder Andy Rachleff explains why ...
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B2C2 founder Max Boonen on the importance of co...
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Paolo Ardoino, CTO of Bitfinex & Tether discuss...
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Bob Greifeld, former CEO of Nasdaq examines som...
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Agatha Bacelar, 2020 Congressional Candidate
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Jay Biancamano, Managing Director at State Street
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A Conversation with Michael Sonnenshein, Managi...
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Peter Johnson, Principal at Jump Capital
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A Conversation with Tom Lee, Managing Partner &...
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A Conversation with Nick Grossman, Partner at U...
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A Conversation with Mike Novogratz, Founder, CE...
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PREVIEW: Novogratz says most companies take yea...
Listen to the full conversation in next week's episode of The Scoop.
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A Conversation with Paul Veradittakit, Partner,...
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A Conversation with Charles Cascarilla, CEO & C...
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A Conversation with Nelson Minier, Head of OTC ...
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A Conversation with R. Martin Chavez, Global Co...
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PREVIEW: "The Federal Reserve will one day digi...
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A Conversation with Andy Bromberg, Co-founder a...
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A Conversation with Yoni Assia, CEO of eToro
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The Block interviews Alex Adelman, CEO of bitco...
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A conversation with Zac Prince, Founder and CEO...
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A conversation with David Mercer, CEO of LMAX E...
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A Conversation with Yuval Rooz, Co-Founder, CEO...
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A Conversation with Joe McCann, Founder, Chairm...
Joe McCann discusses the disjunction between open source and the banking world
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A Conversation with Kristin Smith from the Bloc...
Frank and Ryan speak to Kristin Smith and discuss Kik, the Token Taxonomy Act, and what it's like to represent leading crypto companies on the hill.
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PREVIEW: Kik implications with Kristin Smith fr...
Listen preview of next week's The Scoop episode where Frank and Ryan discuss the Kik situation with Kristin Smith, Director of External Affairs at the Blockchain Association.
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A Conversation with Carlos Domingo, Founder and...
Carlos touches on what securities have to gain from being tokenized, the future of the tokenized security platform landscape and the advantage of taking tokenized security route vs. traditional finance.
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A Conversation with Emilie Choi, VP Business an...
Frank and Teo cover a variety of topics with Emilie, including her rise at Coinbase and why crypto exchanges shouldn't be compared to their traditional counterparts.
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A Conversation with Stephen Palley, Partner at ...
Stephen discusses the most current lawsuits including recent developments at Bitfinex and Tether.
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What the heck is happening at Bitfinex?
Larry Cermak joins Frank to chat with Journalist Robert-Jan den Haan about the situation with Bitfinex and Tether.
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A Conversation with Michael Moro, CEO of Genesi...
Frank, Ryan, and Michael discuss legacy OTC firms adoption of crypto, the challenges of handling big alt-coin transactions, and how crypto lending markets are heating up.
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A Conversation with Mark Yusko, CEO and CIO of ...
Mark discusses his investing philosophy, bullishness on Bitcoin and blockchain, which economic theories best describe reality and much more.
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A Conversation with Mike Bodson, CEO of DTCC
Mike Bodson discusses Wall Street’s adoption of distributed ledger technology, cryptocurrency valuations, and how Superstorm Sandy almost wiped out 35 trillion dollars.
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Introducing The Scoop with Frank Chaparro
A sneak peek of what's to come from The Block's new podcast, The Scoop, featuring our first guest, Mike Bodson of DTCC.
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