Untold Stories

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.

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Technology
Investing
1
Tokenizing Stocks and the Gamestop Fiasco with ...
Steve Ehrlich, CEO and co-Founder Voyager, discusses the future of the Capital Markets, the rise of the retail investor, tokenizing stocks and much more
42 min
2
NFTs and the Creator Economy, with Rally founde...
Kevin Chou, Founder and CEO of Rally, discusses the creator economy, how social tokens will be the backbone of the creator economy, the intersection of gaming and crypto and much more!
34 min
3
How Bitcoin Mining Collides with Energy, with C...
Russell Cann and Taras Kulyk discuss the Digital Mining Industry, why BTC mining will lead to a positive impact on the environment, and much more!
38 min
4
How Angel Investing Bootstrapped Crypto, with M...
Michael Terpin, a renowned crypto angel investor, discusses angel investing, starting BitAngels and some of their iconic investments, and much more.
29 min
5
Creating Ethereum, with Co-Founder Anthony Di I...
Anthony Di Iorio, crypto legend, discusses being a part of the founding team of Ethereum, disrupting society's current incentive framework, how to build mental models and problem solving skills.
42 min
6
Turning Miami into a Bitcoin City, with Mayor F...
Mayor Francis Suarez discusses the Tech and Finance flocking to Miami, being on the political vanguard of the Bitcoin/Crypto movement, why the future is bright for Miami and much more.
23 min
7
Legacy Finance is Hungry for Crypto. Too Late? ...
John Sarson and Jason Penner of Sarson Fund discuss the increased appetite for crypto from traditional finance, the current regulatory climate, and why it's not too late to buy Bitcoin.
29 min
8
Will Latin America Be a Crypto Powerhouse? With...
Pablo Gonzalez, Co-Founder and Chief Design Officer of Bitso, discusses the inefficiencies of the legacy financial system within Latin America and how crypto is creating a more equitable and transparent alternative.
43 min
9
The Looming Bitcoin Liquidity Squeeze with Chri...
Chris Spadafora , founder of Badger DAO, talks about the development of DeFi from the 2017 ICO craze, how Badger is bringing Bitcoin to DeFi, the looming Bitcoin Liquidity Squeeze and much more.
41 min
10
Chasing Yields in the Crypto Markets with Tim F...
Tim Frost, CEO and Co-Founder of YIELD App, discusses why DeFi is so disruptive, how YIELD is making DeFi more accessible to people who are not crypto-native, and much more.
37 min
11
Estonia: The First Digital Citizenship, with Mi...
Mikk Maal, CEO of Comistar, discusses Estonia's E-Residency, the digitization of Estonia's public institutions, the entrepreneurial culture of Estonia, and much more
32 min
12
Can the Power of Community build a Credit Score...
Patrick Stanley, Found and CEO of Freehold, discusses the user-staker model, what is a Hodl Score, what is money and much more.
38 min
13
Fighting for Data Rights with Gilbert Hill
Gilbert Hill, CEO of TapMyData, discusses the evolution of the Data Trade, E-Privacy and GDPR, and how TapMyDatais is helping take the trust economy mainstream.
41 min
14
Permissionless and Censorship Resistance with K...
Kevin Wang breaks down the technical differences between the various consensus models, what makes a system permissionless and censorship resistant and much more.
38 min
15
Why Blockchains help build trust within society...
Joe Yu explains the benefits and drawbacks of the different Consensus Models, what is the BDLS protocol, why trust in a society is important and much more.
38 min
16
How The Hardest Asset Is Now Liquid with Jacque...
Jacques Voorhees explains how Icecap is using Ethereum-based NFTs to represent ownership of individual diamonds, a deep dive into the diamond industry, and much more.
38 min
17
Bringing the Unbanked into the Financial World ...
Brandon Mintz, Founder and CEO of Bitcoin Depot, discusses Bitcoin Depot's mission, his entrepreneurship journey, advice to other crypto-entrepreneurs, and much more.
40 min
18
An Argument for the Free Market and Objectivism...
Charles Silver, CEO of Permission.IO, discusses the the power of Individualism, the importance of the Free Market and the Data Economy
39 min
19
The Return of The American Crypto Investor With...
Graham Friedman, Director at Republic, explains crypto's current regulatory framework, the growth of crypto as an industry, what are No-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) and much more.
43 min
20
Why DeFI will finally bring finance to the Inte...
Spencer Bogart breaks down DeFi's disruptive potential, the possibility of a Bitcoin liquidity squeeze, Blockchain Capitals Investment Framework and much more
44 min
21
Breaking Down the Complex World of Fintech and ...
Edward Woodford explains Fintech as a Service, Zero Hash, the complexity of compliance in Crypto and much more!
37 min
22
Getting into the Flow State with Chris Burniske...
Chris Burniske explains how the flow state and how optimize for it, his Zcash Thesis, and the evolution of Ethereum’s perception within crypto.
46 min
23
How Crypto is Facilitating one of the Largest W...
Kyle Samani explains why Crypto will create the largest one time shift in wealth in the history of the internet.
35 min
24
How to Become a Better Trader with David Waslen...
David Waslen explains what is HedgeTrade, how they are helping people become better traders, and the future of the Derivatives Market
35 min
25
Data Emancipation and The Permissionless Future...
Pooja Shah and I discuss Filecoin, the future of data and data storage and the importance of Data Emancipation.
46 min
26
The Road to Bitcoin's $20k: CryptoBirb breaks d...
Our conversation covers the 2020 Crypto market runup, Bitcoin approaching All Time Highs, how the retail investor is buying crypto, singularity and it’s possible effects on Bitcoin and the Crypto Industry at large, and much more. I had a blast talking and learning from my friend CryptoBirb, I hope you enjoy this conversation.
32 min
27
Fan Long: The Problem with PoS, Conflux and the...
Fan Long, Co-Founder of Conflux
45 min
28
Governance 2.0: Rethinking governance in the er...
Gabriel Abed, Founder of Bitt, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
41 min
29
Community First, Token Second with Greg Isenber...
Greg Isenberg, Founder of Late Checkout, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
35 min
30
Crypto Trading Secrets with the Ambassador of C...
Chieh Lu, Founder of Overbit, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
34 min
31
How To Airdrop Bitcoin to Dollar Holders with A...
Alex Adelman, Founder of Lolli, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
36 min
32
The A-Z Guide to Crypto Trading with Koroush AK...
Koroush AK, Founder of Market Meditations, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
40 min
33
Crypto: A Cult Based on Math with Tatiana Moroz...
Tatiana Moroz, Founder of the Tatiana Show, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
43 min
34
The Godfather of Ethereum with Yanislav Malahov...
Yanislav Malahov, Founder of Aeternity, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
34 min
35
How to Work Full Time in Crypto with Rob “Crypt...
Rob “Crypto Bobby” Paone, Founder of Proof of Talent, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
37 min
36
The Next Industrial Revolution Will be Tokenize...
Mohamed El Masri, Founder of Permian Chain, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
38 min
37
Reinventing Governance & Crypto Social Experime...
Ethan Buchman, Co Founder of Cosmos, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
36 min
38
Community as an Asset: Speculators Vs Real Worl...
Richard Ells, Founder of Electroneum, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
39 min
39
Crypto’s Double Edge and Going Cashless: Simon ...
Simon Harman, CEO of Loki, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
37 min
40
Defi is an Explosion of Evolution with Diogo Mo...
Diogo Monica, President of Anchorage, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
43 min
41
The Reputation Mechanism with Jenna Pilgrim, Fo...
51 min
42
Gambling & Gaming with Crypto: Tim Heath, Found...
Tim Heath, Founder of Coingaming, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
50 min
43
High Risk High Reward: CZ of Binance on the Bul...
CZ, Founder of Binance, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
33 min
44
From Parliament to Crypto with Antoni Trenchev,...
Antoni Trenchev, Co Founder of Nexo Finance, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
60 min
45
Crypto Podcasts Disrupt Traditional Media with ...
Sebastien Couture, Founder of Epicenter Podcast, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
45 min
46
The Story of BitcoinCash, Bitcoin and Her Forks...
Amaury Sechet, Lead developer of Bitcoin Cash, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
46 min
47
The Innovation of Money, Founder of Sögur Curre...
Ido Sadeh Man, Founder of Sögur Currency, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
48 min
48
Dan Larimer: Creator of EOS & BitShares on the ...
Dan Larimer, Creator of BitShares, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
59 min
49
Crypto Investigative Journalism with Samantha Y...
Samantha Yap, Founder of Yap Global, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
44 min
50
Exploring Bitcoin's Dark Days with Cedric Dahl,...
Cedric Dahl, CEO of 1000x group & Creator of Buttercoin in 2013, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
58 min
51
Year of the Yield: CEO of CoinMarketCap, Caryly...
Carylyne Chan, CEO of Coin Market Cap, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
50 min
52
Crypto Politics 2020: CEO of HODLpac, Tyler Whi...
49 min
53
Crypto Cannot be Uninvented: Co-Founder of Bloc...
Bart Stephens, Co Founder of Blockchain Capital, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
56 min
54
Pioneering Internet Security with Stina Ehrensv...
Stina Ehrensvard, CEO of Yubico, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
46 min
55
Former IRS Special Counsel Roger Brown & CEO Ro...
Roger Brown & Robert Materrazi of Lukka Tax, join Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
53 min
56
Blockchain Fixes Healthcare: Patientory CEO, Ch...
Chrissa McFarlane, CEO of Patientory, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
38 min
57
Rebuilding Wall Street: CEO of Celsius Network,...
Alex Mashinsky, CEO of Celsius Network, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
56 min
58
The Future of Defi: CEO of DeversiFI, Will Harb...
Will Harborne, CEO of DeversiFI, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
58 min
59
MyEtherWallet Founder Kosala Hemachandra on the...
Kosala Hemachandra, Founder of Ripple, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
56 min
60
The Ripple Story: CTO David Schwartz on the Fou...
David Schwartz, CTO of Ripple, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
73 min
61
The Ramifications of Printing Money: Tron Black...
Tron Black, of Medici Ventures, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
56 min
62
Crypto Scams & Investigations: Chainalysis CSO ...
Jonathan Levin, CSO of Chainalysis, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
46 min
63
Transparency and Trading: Coin Gecko CEO Bobby ...
Bobby Ong, CEO of Coin Gecko, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
52 min
64
The Trojan Horse of Crypto – Colu CEO Amos Meir...
Amos Meiri, CEO of Colu, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
53 min
65
Is Your Security at Risk? BlockFi CSO Adam Heal...
BlockFi Chief Security Officer Adam Healy joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
57 min
66
Growing With the Industry: CoinCorner Cofounder...
59 min
67
The Limits of Sovereignty and Surveillance: Uph...
JP Thieriot, CEO of Uphold, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
52 min
68
Israel's Survival Mindset – LiquidApps CEO Beni...
Beni Hakak, CEO & Co‑founder of LiquidApps, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
62 min
69
Is Crypto's Infrastructure Completed? BTSE.com ...
Jonathan Leong, cofounder and CEO of BTSE.com, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
49 min
70
Branding an Empire? Bad Crypto's Joel Comm and ...
Bad Crypto Podcast's Joel Comm and Travis Wright join Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
58 min
71
Who is Really Driving Cannabis Demand? Dr. Dani...
Dr. Daniel Stein, neurologist and medical cannabis expert, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
50 min
72
Brandon Iles’ Journey from Creating the 1st Bit...
1st Bitcoin Android Wallet Creeator Brandon Iles, Cofounder of Ampleforth, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
47 min
73
Do We Need Bitcoin? Francis Pouliot on Advocacy...
Francis Pouliot, Bitcoin advocate and CEO of Bullbitcoin.com, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
59 min
74
Is Africa a Banking Desert? Paxful CEO Ray Yous...
Ray Youssef, CEO and Co-Founder of Paxful, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
51 min
75
Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Brittany Kais...
Brittany Kaiser, Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower and Own Your Data co-founder, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
50 min
76
Is the US Falling Behind in Crypto? BinanceUS C...
Catherine Coley, CEO of BinanceUS, joins Charlie on today's episode of Untold Stories.
54 min
77
The Jed McCaleb Story: Founding Stellar, Ripple...
Jed McCaleb, founder of Mt Gox, Ripple, and Stellar, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
47 min
78
Petro Dollar Creator Gabriel Jiménez on Revolut...
Gabriel Jiménez, creator of the Petro Dollar, joins Charlie on today's episode of Untold Stories.
59 min
79
Medium of Exchange or Store of Value? Bitcoin.c...
Mate Tokay, CEO of Bitcoin.com, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
50 min
80
Pay Your Rent With Tesla Stock? Steve Ehrlich V...
Steve Ehrlich, CEO Of Voyager, joins Charlie Shrem on this episode of Untold Stories.
57 min
81
What Did Satoshi Get Wrong About Banking? Journ...
Journalist and Author Ken Kurson joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
64 min
82
Too Early or Too Late? Brock Pierce Talks How t...
Brock Pierce joins Charlie on this episode of Untold Stories.
67 min
83
COVID Power Grab? Komodo CTO Kadan Stadelmann o...
Kadan Stadelmann, CTO of Komodo, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
50 min
84
Satoshi's Identity in the Bitcoin Code? Ava Lab...
Emin Gun Sirer, Founder and CEO Ava Labs, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
70 min
85
Bootstrapping a Decentralized Network? Hedera H...
Dr. Leemon Baird, co-founder and Chief Scientist of Hedera Hashgraph, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
56 min
86
The Charles Hoskinson Story: Losing Faith in In...
Charles Hoskinson, Founder of Cardano and CEO of IOHK, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
67 min
87
Environmentalists Have it Wrong! Genesis Mining...
Marco Streng, CEO of Genesis Mining joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
57 min
88
Can Blockchain Fix Voting? DigiCash Founder Dav...
David Chaum, pioneering cryptographer and founder of the xx network, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
60 min
89
Is the Middle Class in Danger? #TheMoneyHackers...
Dan Simon, author of The Money Hackers, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
57 min
90
Redemption in Crypto? Neo & Bee Founder Danny B...
Danny Brewster, Founder of Fastbitcoins, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
58 min
91
Can Bitcoin Be Improved? BitTorrent Creator Bra...
Bram Cohen and Charlie Shrem discuss Bram's work on the 90's cryptocurrency project MojoNation, the contributions of cryptographers in Satoshi's circle including Hal Finney's pre-Bitcoin presentation, Bram's introduction to Bitcoin and his formative years in programming, his creation of BitTorrent, Proof of space and Proof of time, ASIC-resistance, mining, and the scaling debate.
75 min
92
Who's Buying Bitcoin? Bitpanda's Co-CEOs Paul K...
Paul Klanschek, Eric Demuth, and Charlie Shrem sit down to discuss Bitpanda's unorthodox marketing techniques, how Eric and Paul started working together, what it's like with two CEOs, and the company's growth and environment.
67 min
93
Is a Precious Metals Squeeze Coming? GoldSilver...
Justin O'Connell and Charlie Shrem discuss the Silk Road, Ross Ulbricht's arrest, and COVID19's effect on precious metals markets.
59 min
94
OST and Pepo Founder Jason Goldberg on What Nee...
Jason Goldberg and Charlie Shrem discuss the roots of Pepo and OST, user experience, maximalism, tribalism, and Jason's belief in Bitcoin and Ethereum as the only layer 1's that matter.
58 min
95
The Story of Crypto_Bitlord & COVID-19. From Wu...
Charlie Shrem sits down with @Crypto_Bitlord to discuss the COVID-19 outbreak.
66 min
96
What's Next for Global Markets Post COVID-19? A...
Bill Barhydt and Charlie Shrem discuss the Coronavirus lockdown and Bill's market predictions.
70 min
97
Secure Your Privacy for COVID-19 – Jameson Lopp...
Jameson Lopp and Charlie Shrem discuss personal privacy and Bitcoin.
66 min
98
Mrinal Manohar, CEO of Casper Labs, Deep Dives ...
Mrinal Manohar and Charlie Shrem discuss Bitcoin's evolution, Casper Labs' focus on decentralization, and the pros and cons of PoW and PoS.
56 min
99
What is Libra’s Mission? Bison Trails CEO Joe L...
Joe Lallouz and Charlie Shrem discuss imposter syndrome, non-Proof of Work blockchain infrastructure, the Libra Association, and the future of crypto.
72 min
100
Is zk-SNARK the Key? Horizen Labs CEO Rob Vigli...
Rob Viglione and Charlie Shrem discuss Rob's move to Puerto Rico, Act 22, the launch of ZenCash, Horizen's sidechain technology and how it could be used to get other blockchains all working together.
67 min