46 episodes

In the Relai Bitcoin Podcast we discuss the latest trends and developments in the world of Bitcoin. Relai CEO Julian Liniger interviews leading Bitcoin experts to answer some of the industry’s most pressing questions with the aim to educate listers about the world’s leading digital currency.

Suchst du den Podcast auf Deutsch? Klick hier: https://anchor.fm/relai-dach

Relai Bitcoin Podcast Relai

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 1 Rating

In the Relai Bitcoin Podcast we discuss the latest trends and developments in the world of Bitcoin. Relai CEO Julian Liniger interviews leading Bitcoin experts to answer some of the industry’s most pressing questions with the aim to educate listers about the world’s leading digital currency.

Suchst du den Podcast auf Deutsch? Klick hier: https://anchor.fm/relai-dach

    Scaling Bitcoin for Billion People with Adem Back | Relai Bitcoin Podcast #83

    Scaling Bitcoin for Billion People with Adem Back | Relai Bitcoin Podcast #83

    Adam Back is the CEO and founder of Blockstream and has been involved in Bitcoin since its beginning. Before working in Bitcoin, Adam had already been working on various e-cash solutions and how to use encryption to protect users' privacy. He’s one of the earliest cypherpunks in the industry. 

    In this conversation with Relai CEO Julian Liniger, Adam shares his journey into Bitcoin, how Blockstream is working on scaling Bitcoin, why encryption is key, and how the Bitcoin community and companies need to improve their services to onboard more people into the Bitcoin network. 

    You can find Adam on X (Twitter) here: https://x.com/adam3us 

    You can find out more about Blockstream here: https://blockstream.com/ 



    00:00 - Intro

    01:55 - How does Adam see the future of Bitcoin scaling

    07:20 - Why certain investors are happy with custodial services

    08:10 - How Greenlight and Breez helped with the Relai Lightning wallet

    15:35 - Why integrating all the Bitcoin scaling solutions into one service is key

    20:15 - Where on the spectrum is Liquid? Is it custodial or non-custodial?

    28:00 - How Liquid and different layers can facilitate the orange pill process

    33:10 - Why Bitcoin is so much more than just savings technology

    36:00 - Do we need more layers on top of Bitcoin for other use cases?

    46:00 - We need to keep networks permissionless and open

    48:50 - Adam’s Bitcoin allocation in his portfolio



    Prefer to enjoy this show in audio format? 

    Listen on Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/at/podcast/relai-bitcoin-podcast/id1543267066 

    Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/06BdZid57RlCgBNsgr703A?si=5ec60cc680534b44 

    --

    The opinions expressed on the show are the opinions of the individual guests and may not reflect the opinions of Relai AG. The information on the podcast may be changed without notice, and is not guaranteed to be correct, complete or up-to-date.

    --

    Relai is Europe’s easiest bitcoin investment app. The ‘Made in Switzerland’ bitcoin investment app enables anyone in Europe to invest in bitcoin within minutes. You can buy bitcoin instantly or set up a weekly/monthly savings plan for as little as 25 CHF/EUR and invest in bitcoin automatically over time.

    👋 New to Relai? Visit our website to learn more: https://relai.app/

    📲 Download our Android App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.relai

    📲 Download our iPhone App: https://apps.apple.com/app/id1513185997 

    💡 Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast, so you never miss an episode!

    💡 Also, don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel to watch the episode in video format and enjoy the best bits from new episodes: https://www.youtube.com/c/Relai

    Follow us on Twitter

    ➡️ https://twitter.com/Relai_app

    Follow us on Instagram

    ➡️ https://www.instagram.com/relai.app/

    Like our Facebook page

    ➡️ https://www.facebook.com/pg/RelaiApp/community/ 

    #bitcoin #personalfinance #savings #buybitcoin

    • 50 min
    The complexity of scaling Bitcoin | Relai Bitcoin Podcast #81

    The complexity of scaling Bitcoin | Relai Bitcoin Podcast #81

    John Carvalho is the CEO and founder of Synonym and has been in Bitcoin for over a decade. Right from the start, he knew he wanted to contribute to the ecosystem and dove head first into the technology. 

    In this conversation with Relai CEO Julian Liniger, John shares his journey into Bitcoin, how he orange-pilled himself within a week, why he decided to found Synonym, and how their infrastructure contributes to growing the ecosystem.

    You can find John on X (Twitter) here:https://twitter.com/BitcoinErrorLog 

    You can find out more about Synonym here: https://synonym.to/ 



    00:00 - Intro

    01:40 - How Silk Road influenced Bitcoin back in 2012

    05:10 - Why did John decide to start working in Bitcoin 

    09:25 - Should there be a single Marketing entity in Bitcoin?

    11:55 - Why does John think the spot Bitcoin ETFs are centralized?

    14:20 - How large holders are an issue for the decentralization of Bitcoin

    17:35 - Is there a way to scale Bitcoin to not lose small transactions on-chain? 

    23:00 - What scaling technology will be the go-to standard in the future?

    28:15 - Why Lightning is the best scaling technology now, but we need to do better

    36:00 - There will always be users or customers who want to use custodial services

    42:25 - How do Julian and Relai rank stablecoins like Tether in the Bitcoin ecosystem?

    47:15 - Are there incentives for users to use Bitcoin only in an app or with a service?

    54:10 - How John revived RGB and why he decided to do so

    56:25 - Why John doesn’t believe that Splicing will work

    58:21 - The main reason why John still works in Bitcoin

    59:25 - John’s Bitcoin allocation in his portfolio



    Prefer to enjoy this show in audio format? 

    Listen on Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/at/podcast/relai-bitcoin-podcast/id1543267066 

    Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/06BdZid57RlCgBNsgr703A?si=5ec60cc680534b44 

    --

    The opinions expressed on the show are the opinions of the individual guests and may not reflect the opinions of Relai AG. The information on the podcast may be changed without notice, and is not guaranteed to be correct, complete or up-to-date.

    --

    Relai is Europe’s easiest bitcoin investment app. The ‘Made in Switzerland’ bitcoin investment app enables anyone in Europe to invest in bitcoin within minutes. You can buy bitcoin instantly or set up a weekly/monthly savings plan for as little as 25 CHF/EUR and invest in bitcoin automatically over time.

    👋 New to Relai? Visit our website to learn more: https://relai.app/

    📲 Download our Android App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.relai

    📲 Download our iPhone App: https://apps.apple.com/app/id1513185997 

    💡 Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast, so you never miss an episode!

    💡 Also, don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel to watch the episode in video format and enjoy the best bits from new episodes: https://www.youtube.com/c/Relai

    Follow us on Twitter

    ➡️ https://twitter.com/Relai_app

    Follow us on Instagram

    ➡️ https://www.instagram.com/relai.app/

    Like our Facebook page

    ➡️ https://www.facebook.com/pg/RelaiApp/community/ 

    #bitcoin #personalfinance #savings #buybitcoin

    • 1 hr
    Matyas Kuchar and the Art of Bitcoin Conferences | Relai Bitcoin Podcast #79

    Matyas Kuchar and the Art of Bitcoin Conferences | Relai Bitcoin Podcast #79

    Matyas Kuchar is the co-founder of BTC Prague, the biggest Bitcoin conference in Europe. 

    Matyas and his brother decided to create BTC Prague to celebrate Bitcoin as a whole and the Czech Bitcoin scene. Many Bitcoin products came out of the Czech Republic, and the community is thriving to this day.  

    In this conversation with Relai CEO Julian Liniger, Matyas shares his journey into Bitcoin, why he and his brother decided to hold the conference, what to expect this year, and how the Bitcoin community can use such events to attract even more people to the ecosystem. 

    You can find Matyas on X (Twitter) here: https://twitter.com/Matyas44Cook 

    You can also follow Matyas on Nostr: npub137x48n3c7wzyaawmeydkwdxdkvg3gd2mvpp6phrjft9y5xrxqa9q9kz69c

    Visit the BTC Prague website: https://btcprague.com/ 

    Use the code RELAI or buy a ticket with this link for 10% off! https://www.btcprague.com/?promo_id=19162&key=88c368586606d4e3a320e0e04e95f9b0



    00:00 - Intro

    01:00 - What Dev Hack Day is all about

    04:45 - What Matyas day to day life is like these days 

    09:10 - How Matyas books big speakers and presenters

    10:30 - What’s it like to go to so many conferences

    13:50 - Which speakers will be at BTC Prague 2024

    16:45 - Matyas sets the record straight about the exclusive side events

    17:45 - How the side events will be set up this year, and what to expect

    24:35 - Why will there be a Czech-only stage, and who’s speaking

    34:00 - What Julian will be speaking about in Prague this year

    33:55 - Why BTC Prague is organizing and holding a pitch contest

    36:35 - What it’s like to organize the conference with your family

    38:20 - Why there is a special VIP / Exclusive Stage 

    43:00 - Why Matyas is so passionate about Bitcoin



    Prefer to enjoy this show in audio format? 

    Listen on Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/at/podcast/relai-bitcoin-podcast/id1543267066 

    Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/06BdZid57RlCgBNsgr703A?si=5ec60cc680534b44 

    Listen on Google Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy80MmM2M2U5MC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw 

    --

    The opinions expressed on the show are the opinions of the individual guests and may not reflect the opinions of Relai AG. The information on the podcast may be changed without notice, and is not guaranteed to be correct, complete or up-to-date.

    --

    Relai is Europe’s easiest bitcoin investment app. The ‘Made in Switzerland’ bitcoin investment app enables anyone in Europe to invest in bitcoin within minutes. You can buy bitcoin instantly or set up a weekly/monthly savings plan for as little as 25 CHF/EUR and invest in bitcoin automatically over time.

    👋 New to Relai? Visit our website to learn more: https://relai.app/

    📲 Download our Android App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.relai

    📲 Download our iPhone App: https://apps.apple.com/app/id1513185997 

    💡 Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast, so you never miss an episode!

    💡 Also, don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel to watch the episode in video format and enjoy the best bits from new episodes: https://www.youtube.com/c/Relai

    Follow us on Twitter

    ➡️ https://twitter.com/Relai_app

    Follow us on Instagram

    ➡️ https://www.instagram.com/relai.app/

    Like our Facebook page

    ➡️ https://www.facebook.com/pg/RelaiApp/community/ 

    #bitcoin #personalfinance #savings #buybitcoin

    • 45 min
    Joe Hall on life as a Bitcoin journalist and content creator | Relai Bitcoin Podcast #77

    Joe Hall on life as a Bitcoin journalist and content creator | Relai Bitcoin Podcast #77

    Joe Hall, or how he’s otherwise known, Joe Nakamoto, is a Bitcoin journalist and content creator. 

    He’s most famous within the communities for orange pilling absolutely everyone on the streets, in bars, or is small communities all around the world. Just a couple of months ago he still worked for Cointelegraph, but he recently decided to go freelance and create his own content. 

    In this conversation with Relai CEO Julian Liniger, Joe shares his journey into Bitcoin journalism and content creation, what he wants to change in the future and how he plans to expand his content creation business. 

    You can find Joe on X (Twitter) here: https://twitter.com/JoeNakamoto 

    You can watch Joe’s content on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/@JoeNakamoto 

    Visit Joe’s website to learn more about his endeavors:https://joenakamoto.com/ 



    00:00 - Intro

    02:04 - Why Joe moved to Portugal

    04:40 - Joe’s experience with the Madeira conference

    07:40 - How Joe orange pills merchants and people 

    12:20 - What Joe does for a living and why he does it

    19:00 - Joe’s path to becoming a journalist and content creator

    26:50 - Joe’s experience at Cointelegraph and the crypto media landscape

    35:55 - How Joe plans to grow his business and monetize his content

    38:00 - Why Bitcoin needs an emoji and how Joe is contributing to it

    47:38 - Joe’s Bitcoin allocation in his portfolio and why he decided to live on it



    Prefer to enjoy this show in audio format? 

    Listen on Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/at/podcast/relai-bitcoin-podcast/id1543267066 

    Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/06BdZid57RlCgBNsgr703A?si=5ec60cc680534b44 

    Listen on Google Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy80MmM2M2U5MC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw 

    --

    The opinions expressed on the show are the opinions of the individual guests and may not reflect the opinions of Relai AG. The information on the podcast may be changed without notice, and is not guaranteed to be correct, complete or up-to-date.

    --

    Relai is Europe’s easiest bitcoin investment app. The ‘Made in Switzerland’ bitcoin investment app enables anyone in Europe to invest in bitcoin within minutes. You can buy bitcoin instantly or set up a weekly/monthly savings plan for as little as 25 CHF/EUR and invest in bitcoin automatically over time.

    👋 New to Relai? Visit our website to learn more: https://relai.app/

    📲 Download our Android App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.relai

    📲 Download our iPhone App: https://apps.apple.com/app/id1513185997 

    💡 Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast, so you never miss an episode!

    💡 Also, don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel to watch the episode in video format and enjoy the best bits from new episodes: https://www.youtube.com/c/Relai

    Follow us on Twitter

    ➡️ https://twitter.com/Relai_app

    Follow us on Instagram

    ➡️ https://www.instagram.com/relai.app/

    Like our Facebook page

    ➡️ https://www.facebook.com/pg/RelaiApp/community/ 

    #bitcoin #personalfinance #savings #buybitcoin

    • 51 min
    Trezor CEO Matej Zak about the importance of Bitcoin hardware wallets | Relai Bitcoin Podcast #76

    Trezor CEO Matej Zak about the importance of Bitcoin hardware wallets | Relai Bitcoin Podcast #76

    Matej Zak has been part of the Trezor team for a few years now. Initially, he started out as a product manager but slowly moved into a leadership role. This past year, he took over as the CEO of Trezor. 

    These days, Trezor and Matej are hyperfocused on offering as many self-custody solutions and services as possible. The company also recently announced that it’ll partner with more brokerages and exchanges to make it even easier for users to buy and HODL their Bitcoin. 

    In this conversation with Relai CEO Julian Liniger, Matej goes down his Bitcoin rabbit hole, discusses Trezor's future plans, and discusses how the Bitcoin ecosystem will expand into other markets. 

    You can find Matej on X (Twitter) here: https://twitter.com/matej_zak 

    You can find out more about Trezor here: https://trezor.io/ 



    00:00 - Intro

    01:42 - How Matej became the CEO of Trezor

    03:51 - How Matej got into Bitcoin and the industry

    11:50 - Why having the right people on board is so important

    16:20 - Trezor’s plans for the next couple of years

    19:10 - Trezor’s new device and what they plan to do with it

    22:10 - How will we use Bitcoin hardware in the future

    26:55 - Will Big Tech step into the Bitcoin hardware wallet space

    31:40 - How Trezor chooses its partners and evaluates next steps 

    36:50 - Matej’s Bitcoin portfolio percentage  



    Prefer to enjoy this show in audio format? 

    Listen on Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/at/podcast/relai-bitcoin-podcast/id1543267066 

    Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/06BdZid57RlCgBNsgr703A?si=5ec60cc680534b44 

    Listen on Google Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy80MmM2M2U5MC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw 

    --

    The opinions expressed on the show are the opinions of the individual guests and may not reflect the opinions of Relai AG. The information on the podcast may be changed without notice, and is not guaranteed to be correct, complete or up-to-date.

    --

    Relai is Europe’s easiest bitcoin investment app. The ‘Made in Switzerland’ bitcoin investment app enables anyone in Europe to invest in bitcoin within minutes. You can buy bitcoin instantly or set up a weekly/monthly savings plan for as little as 25 CHF/EUR and invest in bitcoin automatically over time.

    👋 New to Relai? Visit our website to learn more: https://relai.app/

    📲 Download our Android App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.relai

    📲 Download our iPhone App: https://apps.apple.com/app/id1513185997 

    💡 Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast, so you never miss an episode!

    💡 Also, don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel to watch the episode in video format and enjoy the best bits from new episodes: https://www.youtube.com/c/Relai

    Follow us on Twitter

    ➡️ https://twitter.com/Relai_app

    Follow us on Instagram

    ➡️ https://www.instagram.com/relai.app/

    Like our Facebook page

    ➡️ https://www.facebook.com/pg/RelaiApp/community/ 

    #bitcoin #personalfinance #savings #buybitcoin

    • 42 min
    Why Bitcoin needs more teachers with Jimmy Song | Relai Bitcoin Podcast #75

    Why Bitcoin needs more teachers with Jimmy Song | Relai Bitcoin Podcast #75

    Jimmy Song is a Bitcoin educator, developer, entrepreneur, and author of Programming Bitcoin and The Little Bitcoin Book. 

    In addition, he’s a Bitcoin fellow at Blockchain Capital, a lecturer at the University of Texas, a speaker at Bitcoin conferences, an avid open source contributor, mostly in Bitcoin, and the instructor of a 2-day workshop for programmers, Programming Blockchain.

    He was introduced to Bitcoin by buying $100 worth of beef jerky back in 2013 for 0.25 BTC. Unfortunately he was also scammed out of 2 BTC with a Alitin Mint Adam Smith coin and knew from that moment on, that he needs to dig deeper and learn more about the ecosystem. 

    Jimmy's goal is to bring sound money to the world. Bitcoin is the one chance at defunding and decentralizing the power of the oligarchy. Making more developers for the ecosystem is his passion.

    In this conversation with Relai CEO Julian Liniger, Jimmy talks about his experience in teaching fellow developers, what it takes for the Bitcoin community to succeed and why he’s so bullish on… 

    You can find Jimmy  on X (Twitter) here: https://twitter.com/jimmysong 

    You can find Jimmy on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmysong/ 

    You can read Jimmy’s newsletter here: https://jimmysong.substack.com/ 

    You can also get in touch with Jimmy on his website: https://programmingbitcoin.com/ 



    00:00 - Intro

    00:50 - Jimmy’s time in Innsbruck 

    02:30 - What Jimmy is up to these days

    05:45 - The ratrace with the fiat system 

    10:00 - Jimmy’s last full time fiat job in 2017

    16:40 - How governments have captured businesses 

    24:56 - Why Bitcoin will be the fix for everything in the world

    36:50 - Is Bitcoin going to stop the money printer in the next 20 years

    47:20 - Jimmy’s latest book “Fiat Ruins Everything” and why he wrote it



    Prefer to enjoy this show in audio format? 

    Listen on Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/at/podcast/relai-bitcoin-podcast/id1543267066 

    Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/06BdZid57RlCgBNsgr703A?si=5ec60cc680534b44 

    Listen on Google Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy80MmM2M2U5MC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw 

    --

    The opinions expressed on the show are the opinions of the individual guests and may not reflect the opinions of Relai AG. The information on the podcast may be changed without notice, and is not guaranteed to be correct, complete or up-to-date.

    --

    Relai is Europe’s easiest bitcoin investment app. The ‘Made in Switzerland’ bitcoin investment app enables anyone in Europe to invest in bitcoin within minutes. You can buy bitcoin instantly or set up a weekly/monthly savings plan for as little as 25 CHF/EUR and invest in bitcoin automatically over time.

    👋 New to Relai? Visit our website to learn more: https://relai.app/

    📲 Download our Android App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.relai

    📲 Download our iPhone App: https://apps.apple.com/app/id1513185997 

    💡 Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast, so you never miss an episode!

    💡 Also, don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel to watch the episode in video format and enjoy the best bits from new episodes: https://www.youtube.com/c/Relai

    Follow us on Twitter

    ➡️ https://twitter.com/Relai_app

    Join our community on Telegram

    ➡️ https://relai.ch/telegram 

    Follow us on Instagram

    ➡️ https://www.instagram.com/relai.app/

    Like our Facebook page

    ➡️ https://www.facebook.com/pg/RelaiApp/community/ 

    #bitcoin #personalfinance #savings #buybitcoin

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
1 Rating

1 Rating

NIcklerand ,

Fan

Great conversations about all things bitcoin in a easily digestable format

Top Podcasts In Technology

Herrasmieshakkerit
Mikko Hyppönen & Tomi Tuominen
Acquired
Ben Gilbert and David Rosenthal
Vikasietotila
Olli Sulopuisto, Kari Haakana, Panu Räty
Lex Fridman Podcast
Lex Fridman
Darknet Diaries
Jack Rhysider
The Ben & Marc Show
Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz

You Might Also Like

Was Bitcoin bringt - mit Niko Jilch
Niko Jilch
Bitcoin verstehen
Bitcoin verstehen Podcast
Die Bitcoin Lesestunde
Aprycot Media
Coin Stories with Natalie Brunell
Natalie Brunell
FinanzFabio - let‘s talk about money
FinanzFabio
What Bitcoin Did with Peter McCormack
Peter McCormack