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Untold Stories
<p>Host Charlie Shrem dives deep into the lives and personal histories of some of crypto's most influential leaders. A focus on personal stories weaves together a nuanced, untold narrative of how the crypto movement truly came to be.</p>
SFOX Exec Danny Kim Describes Bitcoin OTC, Cust...
Danny Kim and Charlie Shrem discuss why he left traditional finance for crypto, how the trading space is evolving, and welcoming newcomers to the crypto revolution.
67 min
BnkToTheFuture Founder Simon Dixon on Bank Prob...
Simon Dixon and Charlie Shrem discuss Bank Problems, Bitcoin’s Role in Solving Them, and Crypto Innovation
65 min
BitPay Founder Stephen Pair Shares his Journey ...
Stephen Pair and Charlie Shrem discuss unique perspectives on Satoshi, the gorgeous simplicity of the white paper and how it gave rise to Bitcoin, using existing technology and coding language.
63 min
eToro Founder and CEO Yoni Assia on Financial A...
Join Charlie and eToro CEO Yoni Assia, who at 25, founded the company that leveled the playing field for investors, eliminating the need for middlemen and giving regular people the tools to grow wealth.
69 min
Charlie Lee Talks Founding Litecoin and the Ult...
Charlie Shrem interviews Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin, about Altcoins, Butterfly Labs, Ripple, and how crypto has changed from 2011 to today.
61 min
Charlie Talks to Crypto OG Bobby Lee — Founder ...
Bobby Lee and Charlie Shrem discuss China’s unique and evolving relationship with Bitcoin
55 min
Indian Politician Rajeev Chandrasekhar on India...
Rajeev Chandrasekhar and Charlie Shrem discuss how the crypto revolution is well underway, parallels between the 1980s early internet and early crypto, dealing with “anti-innovators,” the benefits of self-regulation before of government regulation, and how India is moving toward regulatory and legal frameworks for crypto and privacy.
54 min
Blockstream’s Samson Mow on the Art of Trolling...
Samson Mow and Charlie Shrem discuss Bitcoin surviving China’s attempts to stifle it and the quirkiness of the crypto space.
64 min
Tenacious Innovator Amber Baldet on Leaving JP ...
Charlie Shrem interviews Amber Baldet, a top 40 under 40 for leading JP Morgan’s blockchain program, founding Clovyr and being a leading thinker in the space.
63 min
Brian Hoffman On Leaving His Elite Government J...
Brian Hoffman and Charlie Shrem discuss leaving his elite government job to grow a startup.
62 min
Actress and Crypto Advocate Courtney Shrem Shar...
Courtney and Charlie Shrem discuss diversity in crypto, how they met, and sticking by Charlie through prison and beyond.
46 min
Diary of a Made Man Ian Balina shares his famil...
Ian Balina and Charlie Shrem discuss how he and his family worked their way from remote village to amazing success.
64 min
Alena Vranova From Communism And Casa To Crypto...
Alena Vranova and Charlie Shrem discuss how she discovered Bitcoin, her experience of communism’s fall, how mass surveillance culture pushes people to crypto, the birth of the first crypto hardware wallet, the true meaning of updates that will come “in two weeks”, the driving philosophy behind the Trezor wallet, and how Trezor guards hardware security.
72 min
Binance’s CZ gives an Unfiltered, Behind-the-Cu...
CZ and Charlie Shrem discuss his life, leaving China, Binance’s inner workings and his vision for the future evolution of crypto exchanges.
59 min
Lennart Lopin: from Buddhist monk to MarsCoin t...
Lennart Lopin and Charlie Shrem discuss interplanetary commerce, communist East Germany, life as a Buddhist monk, and the promise of public blockchains.
60 min
Casascius Coin Creator Mike Caldwell on making ...
Mike Caldwell and Charlie Shrem discuss luck and Bitcoin, Casascius Coins, and Creating cryptography projects like SwipeClock that solve problems.
72 min
Untold Stories takes crypto’s pulse with Moe Le...
Moe Levin and Charlie Shrem discyss how crypto challenges the norms to make the space stronger.
58 min
Taylor Monahan, Founder of MyCrypto.com, Dives ...
Join Charlie and guest Taylor Monahan, founder of MyCrypto.com, on a deep dive into MyCrypto.com along with crypto’s evolution and the quirky people in this space.
69 min
Charlie and Best Selling Author Ben Mezrich Dis...
Ben Mezrich and Charlie Shrem discuss Ben's new book Bitcoin Billionaires and the early days of crypto.
64 min
Olga Feldmeier’s Tale of Jumping Ship from Her ...
Olga Feldmeier and Charlie Shrem discuss her journey from post Soviet Union Ukraine and its hyperinflation crisis to her meteoric rise through traditional banking, and her ultimate switch to crypto, including her role in the early days of Switzerland’s “Crypto Valley.”
65 min
Brandon Goldman – Ideological Issues with Token...
Brandon Goldman and Charlie Shrem discuss the issues with tokenized debt, what makes a good currency, whether or not Bitcoin is a religion, and how to deal with crypto burnout.
69 min
Steven Nerayoff – Crypto as a Disruptive Techno...
Steven Nerayoff and Charlie Shrem discuss how cryptocurrency is the most disruptive technology he's ever seen, and how the first time he ever bought Bitcoin was at gunpoint.
82 min
Simon Dix – The Dangers of Storing Money in the...
Simon Dix and Charlie Shrem discuss the risks of the banking industry, gold vs silver and why globalization isn’t necessarily a good thing.
71 min
J. Maurice "Wiz" – The Real Story of Mt. Gox & ...
Wiz and Charlie Shrem discuss the failure of Mt. Gox and Mark Karpeles’ criminal trial, how Bitcoin will take on Venmo, creating a better financial system, mining pools, and whether or not Bitcoin is bad for the environment.
99 min
Arianna Simpson – Why Founders Shouldn't Think ...
Arianna Simpson and Charlie Shrem discuss her time in Africa, why she left a high paying job at Facebook to become the third employee at BitGo, the "Bitcoin vs. Blockchain" argument, and why founders shouldn't think about the exit.
78 min
Jered Kenna – An Ex-Marine Talks Early Bitcoin ...
Jered Kenna and Charlie Shrem discuss living in Afghanistan and his transition back to the U.S., the turning point when crypto went from collaborative to competitive, and Jered's experiences with identity theft and losing 99% of his net worth.
96 min
Galia Benartzi – Defining the Global Financial ...
Galia Benartzi and Charlie Shrem discuss global reserve currencies, the global financial order established post-WW2, why people can't just create money, growing up down the block from Steve Jobs, and why technology is the language of progress.
84 min
Pete Rizzo – Technology's Impact on Journalism ...
Pete Rizzo and Charlie Shrem discuss journalism and technology, crypto governance, Bitcoin maximalism, and why Pete lived in a van for a year.
81 min