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298: Julia Cheek On Being The CEO Behind The First At-Home COVID-19 Test

Julia Cheek is the Founder and CEO of Everlywell, which makes at home health testing easier than ever. They recently became the first company to receive FDA approval to offer an at-home COVID-19 test. In this conversation, we discuss their COVID-19 response, the lab testing market, how healthcare and telemedicine are changing, why healthcare cost transparency …

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295: Balaji Srinivasan On The Argument For Decentralization – Part 1

Balaji Srinivasan is an angel investor and entrepreneur. He is formerly the CTO of Coinbase and General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. He was also the cofounder of (acquired by Coinbase), Counsyl (acquired by Myriad), Teleport (acquired by Topia), and Coin Center. In this conversation, we discuss centralization vs decentralization, total state vs market anarchy, …

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294: Cullen Roche Explains The Ultimate Breakdown Of The Federal Reserve

Cullen Roche is the Founder at Orcam Financial Group, a financial services firm offering research, personal advisory, institutional consulting and educational services. In this conversation, we discuss how the Fed works, what is the most common misconceptions, whether we will see deflation or inflation in the future, the consequences of not having recessions, how markets …

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284: Peter Zeihan Explains The Geopolitical Landscape

Peter Zeihan is a geopolitical strategist, author, and speaker who specializes in global energy, demographics and security. He analyzes the realities of geography and populations to deepen the understanding of how global politics impact markets and economic trends. In this conversation, we discuss how demographics drive economies, why consumption led growth will become impossible, what is …

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281: Ben Baller On Being An Innovator Of Culture

Ben Baller is a musician, actor, and jeweler. He founded IF and Co, which creates extravagant diamond-encrusted jewelry. Baller has attracted many client celebrities, such as Kayne West, Drake, Nas, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Snoop Dogg, Black Eyed Peas, and Mariah Carey. He even created a diamond-encrusted belt buckle for Michael Jackson. In this conversation, we discuss the wild stories from …

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#277: Arjun Sethi on Data-Informed Investing

Arjun Sethi is a Co-founder and Partner at Tribe Capital. He previously built multiple successful companies with 9 figure exits. In this conversation, we discuss market timing for product-market fit, the cyclical nature of growth tactics, slow vs fast money, N-of-1 companies, and Tribe’s view on cryptocurrency. =============================== is the only all-in-one platform that allows you …

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#276: Jihan Bowes-Little on Identifying Private Market Opportunities

Jihan Bowes-Little is Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Bracket Capital. ‍ Jihan began his investing career in London on Goldman Sachs’ esteemed Global Macro Proprietary Trading Desk, the first analyst in the firm’s history to be asked to join. In 2006, he moved to Credit Trading, where he managed a multi-billion dollar portfolio throughout the …

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#275: Yassine Elmandjra of ARK Invest on Bitcoin

In this conversation, Anthony and Yassine discuss ARK Invest’s philosophy on crypto, why they are so bullish on Square, what people should understand about Bitcoin’s volatility during COVID-19, how the halving should play out, the latest on Libra, and how Yassine thinks about Ethereum.

#274: Alexis Ohanian on Building and Investing in the Modern Digital World

In this conversation, Anthony and Alexis discuss the founding story of Reddit, what Alexis learned as a Partner at YCombinator, whether he has ever beat Serena at anything athletic, what industries should benefit from behavior shifts due to the virus, and what org structure and internal tools allow Initialized to operate at such a high level.

#270: Mark Cuban on What He Would Do As President

In this conversation, Anthony and Mark discuss the current economic and health crises, the subsequent monetary policy decisions, how various asset classes will perform, what small businesses are doing to survive, whether corporations should receive bailouts, what privacy concerns people should be aware of, what will happen in the NBA, and what Mark’s plan for the United States would be as President.

#269: Dan Fleyshman Reveals the Secrets of Influencer Marketing

In this conversation, Anthony and Dan discuss the story behind the “Who’s Your Daddy” brand, how Dan became the youngest CEO to take a company public, what the early days of influencer marketing entailed, how he currently assesses each social media platform, the importance of educating yourself, and why he created the 100 Million Academy to educate entrepreneurs.

#268: Jeff Booth on Why We Need to Embrace Deflation

In this conversation, Anthony and Jeff discuss the difference between inflation and deflation, why technology is inherently deflationary, how easy credit has led to a massive asset bubble, why the world will need to move to a deflationary economy, and how Jeff is currently thinking about the economic crisis we are facing.

#267: Preston Byrne on Constitutional Rights During the Quarantine

In this conversation, Anthony and Preston discussLibertarian politics, the US Constitution, various recent government actions and whether they violate the constitution or not, and what citizens need to pay attention to in order to ensure the government doesn’t infringe on their civil liberties or personal freedoms.

#266: Ruben Harris on The Future of Education and Training

In this conversation, Anthony and Ruben discuss the current unemployment numbers, what part of the workforce is most affected, how individuals can gain new skills, what the job prospects in technology look like, how education will change in the future, and what people who are laid off can do now to position themselves for success.

#265: Ali Hamed on Seeking Value in Today’s Private Credit Market

In this conversation, Anthony and Ali discuss the private credit market, how borrowers and lenders are treating each other, where the areas of opportunities will be, how founders can respond to the pandemic, and how source data in advertising and e-commerce has given Ali a better sense of the trends in those industries.

#263: Robert Kiyosaki on How The World’s Wealthiest Invest Their Money

In this conversation, Anthony and Robert discuss the current global economy, why the Fed is a cartel, what every individual needs to understand about finance, where you should put your wealth to protect it, why the little guy is going to get screwed in this financial depression, and Robert even shares a number of Vietnam war stories.

#262: Tim Kennedy on Individual Freedom and Responsibility During The Crisis

In this conversation, Tim and Anthony discuss the historical examples of crises being used to reduce freedom, the importance of civil liberties and personal freedom, where Tim has seen the aftermath of freedom being taken from citizens, how stupidity is not illegal, and we cover a number of recent examples of potential violations of the constitution that are concerning.

#258: Billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya on How To Invest Through This Crisis

In this conversation, Chamath and Anthony discuss how billionaires quarantine, where Chamath currently has capital invested, how he thinks we can solve the structural issues in health and economics, why being a patient investor will pay off, where he is looking for opportunity right now, what he thinks should happen with the NBA, and how the world is going to change after the pandemic is over.

#254: Ben Askren on the Evolution of MMA and Wrestling

In this conversation, Ben and Anthony discuss his views on Bitcoin, involvement in the NCAA and Olympic wrestling communities, challenges facing small businesses due to the COVID-19 outbreak, transitioning from wrestling to MMA, Jon Jones’ arrest, and his take on rising stars in the UFC

#252: Mark Yusko on How we got to QE Infinity from the Fed

In this conversation, Mark and Anthony discuss what is driving the current market chaos, how we got to QE infinity from the Fed, where we are in the economic cycle, who the winners and losers are right now, how institutions are currently thinking about their portfolio, and what certain assets should do over the next 5-10 years.

#251: Brent Johnson, The Originator of the Dollar Milkshake Theory

In this conversation, Brent explains the dollar milkshake theory, what impact the strong dollar will have on other assets, why comparison’s of currency strength are all relative, how gold and Bitcoin should perform moving forward, and what would change Brent’s mind about a strong dollar outlook.

#249: Preston Pysh Explains Why Bitcoin’s Volatility is a Feature, Not a Bug

In this conversation, Anthony and Preston discuss his past as a former Apache helicopter pilot, the current liquidity crisis, stock-to-flow model, the Fed’s monetary stimulus plans, the proposed digital dollar for UBI, how currencies have historically failed, and why Bitcoin’s volatility is a feature, not a bug.

#245 Meb Faber – Understanding the Current Market Mayhem

In this conversation, Meb and Anthony discuss if these crazy markets are not outside the norm historically, why global asset allocation is important, how passive and active strategies stack up, what people need to know about share buybacks and bailouts, and why Meb is so heavily invested in farmland.

#244 Michael Novogratz on Consumer Confidence in Markets

In this conversation, Anthony and Michael discuss the current macroeconomic chaos, coronavirus and its impact on society, various social justice issues, how Mike is personally navigating the uncertainty, and how he thinks Bitcoin and digital assets are affected by recent market movements.

#243 Scott Adams on the Coronavirus and the Upcoming Presidential Election

In this conversation, Anthony and Scott discuss the Coronavirus, the impact on the healthcare system and the economy, how he evaluates President Trump’s response, what his current thoughts on the November election are, why he recently sold Bitcoin, and what his best advice to business leaders is during the current environment of uncertainty.

#242 Cock Foster Twins – Nifty Gateway: the Future of Digital Collectibles

In this conversation, Anthony and the Cock Foster twins discuss what it was like growing up together, why they pursued startups, how NFTs work, why Nifties are likely to be so valuable in the future, how the Gemini acquisition came together, and what artists are launching collections on their new US dollar centralized NFT exchange.

#241 Caitlin Long – Coronavirus: The Pin that Popped the Credit Bubble

In this conversation, Anthony and Caitlin discuss the structural issues in the legacy finance world, why coronavirus is the pin that popped the credit bubble, what is happening in the repo market, why banks should immediately go raise equity capital, how the government is forced to respond with monetary stimulus, and what this all means for Bitcoin.

#237 Alex Pack – Partner at Dragonfly Capital on Why ETH is Money

In this conversation, Alex and Anthony discuss his views of the Asian crypto markets, why the Dragonfly team is focused on investing in infrastructure, how he sees certain market narratives playing out, whether Ethereum (ETH) is money, and where Alex will be focused on investing in the coming 3-5 years.

#236 Raoul Pal – CEO of Real Vision Group Calls for a Potential Depression in the Next Few Years

In this conversation, Raoul and Anthony discuss the current economic environment, how the coronavirus could be the accelerant to a global slowdown, why Raoul thinks we are unfortunately headed towards a depression instead of a recession, how Raoul is currently allocating his personal portfolio, why Bitcoin is so attractive to him, and how the pension crisis and corporate debt bubble will ultimately end.

#235 David Enrich – Business Investigations Editor, NYT on Deutsche Bank and their Trail of Destruction

In this conversation, David and Anthony discuss the time he was threatened with jail, asked not to appear on a national television show, the 200+ interviews that went into writing Dark Towers, Deutsche Bank helping the Nazis build Auschwitz, manipulating markets, violating international sanctions to aid terrorist regimes, scamming investors, defrauding regulators, and laundering money for Russian oligarchs.

Robert Breedlove, Founder of Parallax Digital: An Open Letter to Ray Dalio re: Bitcoin

In this conversation, Robert and Anthony breakdown the historical perspective of breakdown of money, why gold served that purpose for so long, how free market capitalism must be allowed to thrive, and go point by point in his open letter to Ray Dalio on why Dalio agrees with Bitcoiners assessment on the macroeconomy; but is missing the importance and ultimate success of Bitcoin.

Marty Bent, Host of Tales from the Crypt: The Mirage of Central Banking

In this conversation, Marty and Anthony discuss the importance of freedom of speech, the mirage of central banking, why Bitcoin can change an individual’s mindset, how relationship between technology and privacy is evolving, why it is difficult to live in a time where information can’t be treated, what is going on with Coronavirus, and how the current political structure is not well suited for the modern world we live in.

Dan Doney, CEO of Securrency: National Security Debate – Bitcoin vs. The Dollar

In this conversation, Dan and Anthony discuss his time working as the Chief Innovation Officer of the Defense Intelligence Agency, how innovation works in the CIA and NSA, why a focus on innovation inside large organizations is important, what he’s building with Securrency, and why capital formation and global liquidity is important to improve via a blockchain.

David Pakman, Partner at Venrock: The Age of Automation

In this conversation, David and Anthony discuss his views on audio and voice, artificial intelligence, robotics, competition on the internet, how crypto can disrupt venture capital, and why he’s so interested in the idea of crypto collectibles.

Jeremy Boynton, Founder of Laureate Wealth Management: How Rich People Invest Their Money

In this conversation, Jeremy and Anthony discuss how rich people and rich rich people invest their money, what types of alternative investments he is currently excited about, why he’s been drawn to Bitcoin and crypto, what his clients are currently saying about the industry, and what Jeremy believes is necessary for every wealthy person in the world to own Bitcoin.

David Perell, Founder of Write of Passage: The Downfall of Mainstream Media

In this conversation, David and Anthony discuss the importance of writing publicly, downfall of mainstream media, what blogging did to transform the traditional journalism landscape, how the internet is enabling individuals to become a self sustaining business instead of working for large companies, why we will start seeing teenage billionaires within the next decade, and the shift in education from traditional methods to online-based eLearning courses.

Austin Woodward, CEO of TaxBit: How to Save Money on Your Crypto Taxes

In this conversation, Austin and Anthony discuss the current complexities in crypto tax treatment, what the most common mistakes people make are, the basic information every crypto investor needs to know, what is like building a company outside of Silicon Valley, the current fundraising environment in crypto, and how TaxBit plans to take the industry by storm.

Rong Chen, Founder of Elastos: The Man Building the New Internet

Rong Chen and Anthony Pompliano discuss working at Microsoft in the early days, building network operating systems, why the decentralized internet is important, how Elastos is pushing the pace of innovation, and where Rong thinks dapps may have gone wrong.

Nischal Shetty, Founder & CEO of WazirX: The Real View of Crypto In India

Nischal Shetty and Anthony Pompliano discuss Nischal’s journey to crypto, what it’s like building startups in India, the current state of crypto in the country, how regulators are currently thinking about the industry, and Nischal’s advice to people looking to serve Indian users, or Indians looking into crypto.

Emily Parker, Co-Founder of Longhash: Crypto Bridging the Information Gap to Asia

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.

Spencer Dinwiddie, Professional NBA Player: Fighting the NBA for the Right to Tokenize a Contract

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.

Rob Paone, a.k.a. Crypto Bobby: How To Enter The Crypto Industry

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.

REPLAY – Murad Mahmudov and The Ultimate Bitcoin Argument

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.

Mike Slagh, Navy Veteran and CEO of Military Veterans and the Economy

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.

Kyle Bass, Founder & CIO of Hayman Capital: From The Housing Bubble to Bitcoin

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.

Jake Yocom-Piatt, Project lead for Decred: Crypto Ego Management

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.

Mason Borda, CEO of TokenSoft: Is Programmable Code a Security?

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.

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.

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.

David Wachsman, CEO of Wachsman: Building Your Brand in Crypto

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.

Ryan Taylor, CEO of Dash Group: How To Drive Crypto Adoption

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.

Ari Paul, CIO of BlockTower: The Current State of Crypto

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…

Ali Hamed, founder of CoVenture: A VC’s Take on Crypto

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…

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…

Matt Jennings – Kingdom Trust: The Future of Crypto Custody

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…

Ken Nguyen: Tokenizing the World One Startup at a Time

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Nathaniel Whittemore: Marketing in A Blockchain World

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…

Edward Woodford: Building A Regulated Crypto Exchange

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…

Austen Allred: How to Fix Our Broken Education System

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,…

Downtown Josh Brown: Where Does Crypto Fit in Your Portfolio?

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,…

CoinList’s Andy Bromberg: The Future of Crypto Fundraising

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…

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…

Michael Sonnenshein: The Largest Crypto Asset Manager

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…

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,…

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…

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…

Gabor Gurbacs: What’s the Latest with the Bitcoin ETF?

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…