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Central Banker Decrypts Crypto, David Andolfatto of St. Louis Fed

Part of our central banking perspectives, with guest David Andolfatto, VP of Research at the St. Louis Federal Reserve, is a thought leader on cryptocurrency and the new market places popping around it. Central bankers have often been hesitant to speak about crypto, but David has been crypto-educator since 2014. His community policy briefings usually are usually packed to standing-room only. In this episode we discuss how central banks are not only warming up to blockchain but are now exploring use cases of blockchain. We talk about how blockchain is just like the economy of favors we use every day […]

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Hodling a Masterpiece|Artists Maria Tokareva and Sergey Gordienko

An up close and personal interview with award winning crypto artists Maria Tokareva and Sergey Gordienko, after Basel Art in Miami Beach. Their artwork has been featured by Forbes and lights up new tech events. Check out their story: -trial and tribulation of starting out as an artist -where blockchain can contribute to art ownership, attribution, and sharing artwork both in the physical realm and online. -channeling their crypto obsession into paintings -finding inspiration from others; leaning on family, a confidante, a network for support under a common purpose -how to network with artists, collectors, curators -other tips for aspiring […]

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The Crypto Chick, Rachel Wolfson

After Basel Art Miami, we feature Rachel Wolfson, 10 year tech journalist, host of The Crypto Chick podcast show and Forbes contributor. Rachel has a knack for spotting tech and social movements. She shares with us the following: – why we’re seeing more real world blockchain solutions this year and why that matters for adoption -her recent interesting coverage: IBM partnering with Walmart on supply chain traceability; Propy making real estate property deals using smart contracts in a decentralized way; and Ripple funding university research programs to build the next generation of professionals and thought leaders. -the criteria for breaking […]

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Into the Crypto Trenches, Adrian Baschuk

Adrian Baschuk is a documentary filmmaker, award winning journalist and producer. His reporting career took him from Miami to various developing countries and conflict regions. Baschuk has previously reported from North Korea, disguised as a businessman. He shares with us how his media experience in rough terrains, coupled with a rebel spirit, preps him well in his production work for CNBC Crypto Trader. Our interview with Baschuk covers: -betting on tech builders, not crypto prices -witnessing Latin American economic crises informs his view on finance -staying true to the spirit of Bitcoin to empower and foster financial inclusion and access -producing top notch […]

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On Castles, Power, and Social Impact With Jeremy Gardner

We interview Jeremy Gardner, creator of Crypto Castle where tech never sleeps, founder of Distributed Magazine, the blockchain education network, Augur (a prediction market to bet on future events), and now launching a hybrid hedge fund for blockchain and social impact. In today’s episode we discuss: -How Miami is a hub for creating social impact in Latin America -Where crypto is headed in the future -Why nothing gets done in a bull market Interview by: Jeff Peterson Show notes by: Dang Du Links: Ausum.vc Twitter.com/Disruptepreneur Gonzogardner.com Follow A Bit Cryptic Podcast: Twitter.com/keepitcryptic Medium.com/@abitcryptic Facebook.com/abitcryptic Instagram.com/keepitcryptic Access premium content from us: […]

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News on the block with Civil

News media and role of the free press face many headwinds in the digital era. When tech empires Facebook and Google upend the economic model of traditional news outlets, can they turn to blockchain to bring new life to the declining news market? Dan Kinsley, head of tech at Civil, shares how the team of tech nerds and news wonks plan to launch a network of newsrooms for the people and governed by the community. In today’s episode we cover: -What’s causing the rapid decline of traditional news -Spurring a new economy for ethical journalism much like the organic food […]

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Streaming Data for Digital Assets

Steven Orr, of Benzinga, former-Money.net and ex-Wall Street trader, explains the value of real-time, high frequency financial data on digital assets. He traces how blockchain markets have evolve to become part of the public discussion and institutional adoption. He shares his thoughts on the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’s forum on ccryptocurrencies and the notion of a Fedcoin.   Links: https://www.linkedin.com/in/steven-e-orr-0bba232a Twitter: @palacegypsie Follow A Bit Cryptic Podcast: Twitter.com/keepitcryptic Medium.com/@abitcryptic Facebook.com/abitcryptic Instagram.com/keepitcryptic If you like what you heard, please leave us a 5-star review and share the podcast!

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BetaBlocks, Antonio Mañueco

Antonio Mañueco CTO of BetaBlocks, which helps decision makers and startups navigate the blockchain space with its education, co-building and acceleration platform. Antonio also brings together South Florida techies with his group Wynwood tech. In today’s episode we discuss: -How to build a better pitch competition -Why education is so important with a new technology like blockchain -How people still don’t get the difference between blockchain and cryptocurrency -Why enterprise blockchains are going to be (mostly) private -How annoying it is that power cords seem to switch for every laptop / phone -We also have a bonus segment about Satoshi […]

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See You in Switzerland

New York based Alexandra Karpova is Founder and CEO of Crypto PR Lab&Advisory, a boutique PR and advisory agency focused on blockchain startups. She is also a venture partner at Andra Capital, a tokenized late-stage technology growth fund with its “Silicon Valley Coin”, a regulatory compliant and asset-backed security token. Her company also takes companies to the hyper-exclusive World Economic Forum in Davos every year. In today’s episode we discuss: -What the elusive World Economic forum is all about -What a crypto PR agency actually does -How blockchain is going to dramatically change mergers and acquisitions of companies, and change […]

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Patrick Byrne, e-commerce pioneer, on finding right heroes and charting crypto’s future

We spoke with Patrick Byrne about tZero leading the charge into the revolution of capital formation that are security tokens, Dr. Byrne’s battle with cancer that lead to his PhD in philosophy, mentorship from his Dutch Uncle (Warren Buffet), and how he is using land titles to revolutionize the economies of several countries in Africa and the Caribbean. Interviewed by: Jeff Peterson and Alain León Show notes: Dang Du Links: Overstock.com T0.com Book: Roger Lowenstein – Buffet: The Making of an American Capitalist The premium version of this episode also includes why he first decided to open Overstock.com to accept […]

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