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Central Banker Decrypts Blockchain Buzz, Jim Cunha of Boston Fed

This is our central banking perspectives, featuring guest Jim Cunha, SVP of the Treasury and Financial Services Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Cunha is a lifetime central banker, but not your typical one. For several decades at the Fed, his job has been overseeing financial rails that allow massive transactions to take place on a given day. In our exchange, he explains how the Fed may have missed the boat on the first dot.com boom-and-bust and how it led to giant networks like Facebook and Amazon that dominate our modern lives. These are tail end applications that […]

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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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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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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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How to do an Offering, Blockchain Investment Banking

Eli Jawad Ansari is head of Blockchain Investment Banking at Boustead Securities. Boustead runs offerings for blockchain startups and is also creating its own security token exchange. We discuss what companies need to do to launch a regulatory compliant business, what investors need to understand before jumping in both feet, and the ‘institutionalization of blockchain’.   Links: www.boustead1828.com Email: Eli at boutstead1828.com   Follow A Bit Cryptic Podcast: Twitter.com/keepitcryptic Medium.com/@abitcryptic Facebook.com/abitcryptic Instagram.com/keepitcryptic https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjKP-6Udnyy783selq5CHMw Donation addresses: BTC: 1CsrHFn1VCpjofxRKxw1DQKGVURSxr8yWb ETH: 0xe612032F9AE393017141A5CBA6DFC00428B82cE6 LTC: MMPb9PpgdJvnXaXYynXQ728e4GNtyHGAbu If you like what you heard, please leave us a 5-star review and share the podcast!

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Enticing Institutions to Crypto, Building World-Class Exchanges

Marshall Swatt, co-founder of Swatt exchange talks about building his 3rd exchange, this time catered toward institutional investors. We discuss what is required to entice institutional money to enter the crypto market.   Links: swatt.com   Credits: Hosted by: Jeff Peterson, Alain Leon Chief Editor: Dang Du   Follow A Bit Cryptic Podcast: Twitter.com/keepitcryptic Medium.com/@abitcryptic Facebook.com/abitcryptic Instagram.com/keepitcryptic https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjKP-6Udnyy783selq5CHMw Donation addresses: BTC: 1CsrHFn1VCpjofxRKxw1DQKGVURSxr8yWb ETH: 0xe612032F9AE393017141A5CBA6DFC00428B82cE6 LTC: MMPb9PpgdJvnXaXYynXQ728e4GNtyHGAbu If you like what you heard, please leave us a 5-star review and share the podcast!

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Splashing with Whales — Thoughts from a Crypto Trader, Hedge Fund Founder

In our exchange with Kevin Zhou, Co-founder of Galois Capital and former head of OTC trading at Kraken Exchange, Kevin talks about how he organized trades of millions of dollars in Bitcoin. He gives us a ‘behind the curtain’ look at an exchange, and he talks about how they are using algorithms to manage wealth better. Links: https://galois.capital/team/   Follow A Bit Cryptic Podcast: Twitter.com/keepitcryptic Medium.com/@abitcryptic Facebook.com/abitcryptic Instagram.com/keepitcryptic https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjKP-6Udnyy783selq5CHMw Donation addresses: BTC: 1CsrHFn1VCpjofxRKxw1DQKGVURSxr8yWb ETH: 0xe612032F9AE393017141A5CBA6DFC00428B82cE6 LTC: MMPb9PpgdJvnXaXYynXQ728e4GNtyHGAbu If you like what you heard, please leave us a 5-star review and share the podcast!

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Crypto cowboys and capital

In a joint interview with Darwin Figueroa from the podcast “Que Bola?”, we interview with Gunther Sonnenfeld of Novena Capital . In this special episode Gunther talks about the “cowboys” of crypto, secure token offerings, why companies should setup a direct line to regulators, and why we need to link blockchain with the real world. Links: Medium: https://medium.com/@goonth/getting-real-about-crypto-investing-4286a6965e4c https://www.novenacap.com   Follow A Bit Cryptic Podcast: Twitter.com/keepitcryptic Medium.com/@abitcryptic Facebook.com/abitcryptic Instagram.com/keepitcryptic https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjKP-6Udnyy783selq5CHMw Donation addresses: BTC: 1CsrHFn1VCpjofxRKxw1DQKGVURSxr8yWb ETH: 0xe612032F9AE393017141A5CBA6DFC00428B82cE6 LTC: MMPb9PpgdJvnXaXYynXQ728e4GNtyHGAbu If you like what you heard, please leave us a 5-star review and share the podcast!

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On Consent and Open Source Money

Our fascinating interview with Miko Matsumura, a veteran Silicon Valley evangelist, who traces how the open source movement in early Internet days that led us to cryptocurrency and where the future lies.     Follow A Bit Cryptic Podcast: Twitter.com/keepitcryptic Medium.com/@abitcryptic Facebook.com/abitcryptic Instagram.com/keepitcryptic https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjKP-6Udnyy783selq5CHMw Donation addresses: BTC: 1CsrHFn1VCpjofxRKxw1DQKGVURSxr8yWb ETH: 0xe612032F9AE393017141A5CBA6DFC00428B82cE6 LTC: MMPb9PpgdJvnXaXYynXQ728e4GNtyHGAbu If you like what you heard, please leave us a 5-star review and share the podcast!

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Cross Border Properties on Chain

Are you a global citizen? Curious about buying or selling real estate in SanFrancisco, Rome, or London? Check out our interview with the CTO of Propy Inc, on how to do global deals on the blockchain. Co-hosts: Jeff Peterson and Dang Du Links: https://propy.com Follow A Bit Cryptic Podcast: Twitter.com/keepitcryptic Medium.com/@abitcryptic Facebook.com/abitcryptic Instagram.com/keepitcryptic Donation addresses: BTC: 1CsrHFn1VCpjofxRKxw1DQKGVURSxr8yWb ETH: 0xe612032F9AE393017141A5CBA6DFC00428B82cE6 LTC: MMPb9PpgdJvnXaXYynXQ728e4GNtyHGAbu If you like what you heard, please leave us a 5-star review and share the podcast!

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