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Starting with Bitcoin, cryptocurrency has grown to become a controversial topic around the world. Host Eric Sciberras chats with top traditional and crypto investors, entrepreneurs, developers, journalists, and influencers in Asia and around the world to uncover the coming impact on the global economy.

ChainTalk | The Missing Block Eric Sciberras

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Starting with Bitcoin, cryptocurrency has grown to become a controversial topic around the world. Host Eric Sciberras chats with top traditional and crypto investors, entrepreneurs, developers, journalists, and influencers in Asia and around the world to uncover the coming impact on the global economy.

    Alexandre Dreyfus CEO Chiliz: Tokenizing Juventus And FC Barcelona

    Alexandre Dreyfus CEO Chiliz: Tokenizing Juventus And FC Barcelona

    Alexandre Dreyfus is CEO of Chiliz. In this chat we discuss creating fan tokens for sports teams, signing big teams like Juventus to the platform, future sports markets for tokenization, and how sports could evolve with fan tokens.Alexandre Dreyfus is an entrepreneur and Blockchain enthusiast based in Malta. He is the CEO of chiliZ, a fintech platform whose cryptocurrency which aims to provide tokenization for sports.Learn more here:https://www.chiliz.com/en/home/------If you enjoyed this episode and want to support this podcast please share it with your colleagues and friends. You can easily give us a rating and review by clicking the 5 blank stars and writing in your comments.For more info visit: https://www.chaintalk.media/Watch Video Interviews: https://chaintalk.tv/catalogFollow Us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lil_cryp

    • 23 min
    Torjus Gaaren Crypto Analyst: Why Bitcoin Price Could Fall Below $1k

    Torjus Gaaren Crypto Analyst: Why Bitcoin Price Could Fall Below $1k

     Torjus Gaaren has been in crypto since 2013. He is an analyst of the market. In this chat we discuss how he called the recent fall of the crypto market, the pattern on Dow Jones, why Bitcoin could fall below $1000, how a deflationary economy turns hyperinflation, and a doomsday scenario that could happen.Learn More Here: https://www.patreon.com/whitemountain------If you enjoyed this episode and want to support this podcast please share it with your colleagues and friends. You can easily give us a rating and review by clicking the 5 blank stars and writing in your comments.For more info visit: https://www.chaintalk.media/Watch Video Interview: https://chaintalk.tv/Follow Us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lil_cryp

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Spotlight: Catching Crypto Criminals With Thomas Glucksmann Merkle Science

    Spotlight: Catching Crypto Criminals With Thomas Glucksmann Merkle Science

    Thomas Glucksmann is VP of Merkle Science. In this chat we discuss how crypto criminals hide transactions, current trends their using for illegal activities, how to monitor transaction history, challenges for law enforcement, and how to detect illegal activity on blockchain.This is an interview from our Spotlight series. Thomas is a multilingual business development, product management and marketing professional with extensive experience working with and for companies providing financial technology solutions and services. He has been professionally involved in the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry since 2013, having previously worked at exchanges Mt.Gox and Gatecoin and enterprise blockchain services provider Diginex. Thomas is currently Vice President of Global Business Development at Merkle Science, a Singapore-based blockchain monitoring company that provides compliance and investigative tools to detect and prevent illegal use of cryptocurrency.Learn More Here: https://merklescience.com/------If you enjoyed this episode and want to support this podcast please share it with your colleagues and friends. You can easily give us a rating and review by clicking the 5 blank stars and writing in your comments.For more info visit: https://www.chaintalk.media/Watch Video Interview: https://chaintalk.tv/Follow Us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lil_cryp

    • 53 min
    Paul Veradittakit Pantera Capital: Finding Alpha In Crypto Investing

    Paul Veradittakit Pantera Capital: Finding Alpha In Crypto Investing

    Paul Veradittakit is Partner at Pantera Capital. In this chat we discuss seeing market trends before they happen, VC and ICO investing, how to value crypto investments, the future of ICO's and crypto, managing a Bitcoin fund, finding investment opportunities in Asia, and finding a job at a crypto fund.As a partner at Pantera, Paul focuses on the firm’s venture capital and hedge fund investments. Since joining in 2014, he has helped launch Pantera Venture Fund II and the firm’s currency funds, executing over sixty investments. Paul also sits on the board of OpenToken and BitOasis, is a mentor at The House Fund, Boost VC, and Alchemist, and is an advisor to Orchid, Origin, and Icon. Paul’s prior experience includes working as an associate at Strive Capital, where he focused on investments in the mobile space, including an early stage investment in App Annie. He also performed partnerships and growth for Urban Spoils, a daily-deal aggregation startup, and worked with LECG and Hatch Consulting. Paul graduated from the University of California, Berkeley.Visit Paul's blog: https://www.veradittakit.com/------If you enjoyed this episode and want to support this podcast please share it with your colleagues and friends. You can easily give us a rating and review by clicking the 5 blank stars and writing in your comments.For more info visit: https://www.chaintalk.media/Watch Video Interviews: https://chaintalk.tv/catalogFollow Us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lil_cryp

    • 40 min
    Zac McClure CEO TokenTax: Automating Crypto Taxes And Harvesting Losses

    Zac McClure CEO TokenTax: Automating Crypto Taxes And Harvesting Losses

    Zac McClure is the CEO of TokenTax. In this chat we discuss the current crypto tax rules on staking, forks, airdrops, hacks, mining, gains, and losses. Also, we discuss tax laws in different jurisdictions, LIFO vs FIFO vs average cost, tax loss harvesting, advantages of holding investments longer term, and much more. Zac is a true professional with crypto taxes and understands them inside and out.Zac McClure has worked in finance at JPMorgan, Imprint Capital, World Bicycle Relief and Bain. He is a Wharton MBA.Sign up to TokenTax: https://tokentax.co/------If you enjoyed this episode and want to support this podcast please share it with your colleagues and friends. You can easily give us a rating and review by clicking the 5 blank stars and writing in your comments.For more info visit: https://www.chaintalk.media/Watch Video Interviews: https://chaintalk.tv/catalogFollow Us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lil_cryp

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Spotlight: Cryptography And MPC Technology With Yehuda Lindell

    Spotlight: Cryptography And MPC Technology With Yehuda Lindell

    Yehuda Lindell is a professor and CEO of Unbound Tech. In this chat we discuss cryptography in blockchain, security issues in digital assets, custody solutions for crypto, and a complete breakdown of MPC technology.This is an interview from our Spotlight series. Yehuda Lindell is a professor of Computer Science at Bar-Ilan University, and a cryptographer with expertise in secure multiparty computation (MPC) that forms the technological core of Unbound’s solutions. Yehuda served as the Chief Scientist of Unbound from its inception until February 2019, when he took over the role as CEO.Learn More Here: https://www.unboundtech.com/------If you enjoyed this episode and want to support this podcast please share it with your colleagues and friends. You can easily give us a rating and review by clicking the 5 blank stars and writing in your comments.For more info visit: https://www.chaintalk.media/Follow Us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lil_cryp

    • 27 min

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