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Divi with Nick Saponaro
Nick Saponaro is an entrepreneur, crypto enthusiast, and keynote speaker who is passionate about helping Crypto achieve its vision to deliver a truly decentralized financial services paradigm that benefits everyone. As Divi’s CIO, he deploys his programming and functional design skills to achieve the company’s core aim; to make crypto easy and drive its mainstream adoption. Media appearances include Cheddar, CNBC, Quartz, Investing.com, Nasdaq.com, and CoinTelegraph.
The Divi Project was established in 2017 to accelerate crypto’s mainstream adoption. Through Divi Labs, the company’s fintech innovation center, the company is developing world-class decentralized solutions that make cryptocurrency faster, more secure, and accessible to people at all levels of technical expertise.
Main Divi Project Website: https://diviproject.org/
Divi Wallet Microsite: https://wallet.diviproject.org/
Nick Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/NSapProductions?s=20
Divi YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCihooU0crqQkBOvV0_lsRnw
Jack O'Holleran CEO of SKALE Returns
We hosted Jack O’Holleran, SKALE’s CEO back in February of 2019. We discussed Proof of Stake Blockchains and SKALE. A lot has happened at since then.
SKALE is currently going through a big and exciting network upgrade that will bring multichain to Ethereum.
Jack talks about the Ethereum Ecosystem Development and the role of L2s like SKALE - which is a center of the conversation at the moment. Jack also shares some great advice and information for new crypto and blockchain enthusiasts.
Prabhakar Reddy / FalconX
Prabhakar is the Co-Founder of FalconX. He exited his last venture to an Accel Partners portfolio company, prior to joining Accel as an investor. At Accel, one of the largest and most successful VC firms in the world, Prabhakar focused on Blockchain, B2B, and Enterprise SaaS investments. Prabhakar is a serial entrepreneur with over nine years of experience running successful digital media and online video platforms, having scaled his first startup into the top 100 most visited websites in the world within three years of inception, and successfully exited his second startup to BookMyShow, India's largest entertainment platform, prior to joining Accel. An electronics engineer by background, Prabhakar also has an MBA from Harvard Business School.
FalconX is a cryptocurrency financial services company, providing institutions trading, credit, and clearing across all major crypto pairs. Fortune 1000 companies, family offices, and asset managers turn to FalconX as a trusted partner in the cryptocurrency market. FalconX currently services over 250 institutions globally and is backed by leading investors including Accel, American Express, B Capital Group, Coinbase Ventures, Fidelity and Tiger Global.
William Quigley is co-founder of the first-ever stablecoin and most traded cryptocurrency in the world, Tether. He is also the co-founder of WAX, the world’s leading decentralized NFT ecosystem. NFTs are very popular currently, and have moved into sports, art, design, and more. William explains to host Ethan how NFTs and the blockchain will completely transform the way we do modern business and collect items in the next 10 years.
Some other topics in this episode include:
Bitcoin predictions for the rest of 2021 The adoption of blockchain technology across other industries Cryptocurrency’s market fluctuation Aside from co-founding Tether and WAX, William is currently managing director at Magnetic Capital, a top investment and incubation firm that has launched the most innovative businesses in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sectors under William’s guidance and decades of expertise. Magnetic has funded successful players like OpSkins, Tether, WAX and StrongBlock, and many more, with an estimated $500m in gains across their portfolio over the last decade.
Prometheum with Aaron Kaplan
Aaron Kaplan is the founder and co-CEO of Prometheum, Inc., a NYC based fintech company building a Federal Securities Law compliant, blockchain native, public market infrastructure servicing the entire digital asset lifecycle.
Aaron is also of counsel at Gusrae Kaplan Nusbaum, where since 2013 he has focused his practice on the applications of distributed ledger technology in the securities industry.
In this episode hosted by Ethan, Aaron offers extensive insights into the legalities around blockchain and the future of digital asset securities.
Articles referenced in the episode:
Ethereum Homestead Doc: https://ethdocs.org/en/latest/
Prometheum Architecture Paper: https://info.prometheum.com/papers
Xangle with Lihan Lee / Crypto Transparency with Standardized Disclosures
Lihan Lee is the Co-CEO / Founder at Xangle.io. We talk about the need for standardized disclosure practices in blockchain projects, investor relations best practices for crypto startups, what South Korean crypto investors are looking for, how they're helping expose and avoid scams, and the state of the crypto market in South Korea.