91 episodes

Interested in what is going on in the world of blockchain and crypto assets? Want to understand how the most pioneering entrepreneurs, enterprises and governments are creating the digital economies of the future?
Involving a range of superb guests of likeminded innovators, enablers, investors, government officials, executives and more, Encrypted takes you on a journey to make sense of what is going on in the Wild West of cryptocurrencies, understand valid use cases of blockchain technology and how various industries could be impacted.
Encrypted is Dubai based, and the first podcast dedicated to blockchain and crypto in the MENA region, so expect to hear interesting stories, and people from this side of the world.

Encrypted Ahmed Al-Balaghi

    • Technology
    • 4.9 • 8 Ratings

Interested in what is going on in the world of blockchain and crypto assets? Want to understand how the most pioneering entrepreneurs, enterprises and governments are creating the digital economies of the future?
Involving a range of superb guests of likeminded innovators, enablers, investors, government officials, executives and more, Encrypted takes you on a journey to make sense of what is going on in the Wild West of cryptocurrencies, understand valid use cases of blockchain technology and how various industries could be impacted.
Encrypted is Dubai based, and the first podcast dedicated to blockchain and crypto in the MENA region, so expect to hear interesting stories, and people from this side of the world.

    #Ep.91: "Bitcoin Evangelist: The Roger Ver's Experience."

    #Ep.91: "Bitcoin Evangelist: The Roger Ver's Experience."

    🎙️ Tune in to our latest Encrypted podcast episode, powered by Myco.io, #Ep.91: "Bitcoin Evangelist: The Roger Ver's Experience", featuring Roger Ver, known as "Bitcoin Jesus", co-founder of Bitcoin.com, Blockchain.com. and a pioneer in the cryptocurrency space!


    ✅ Discover Roger's journey as the world's first Bitcoin investor, his role in promoting Bitcoin and later Bitcoin Cash, and his perspective on the ongoing Bitcoin vs. Bitcoin Cash debate. Find out why he believes that BTC Cash is the original vision of Satoshi Nakamoto and what book Roger Ver is working on now.


    🚀 Learn about Roger's motivation to get involved in cryptocurrencies, his insights on the scalability challenges facing them, and the role of Bitcoin Cash in the broader ecosystem.


    💡 Explore Roger's vision for the future of decentralized finance (DeFi), the barriers hindering mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies, and how Bitcoin.com is driving adoption and usability.


    📈 Plus, get exclusive updates on Cashscript, Roger's views on the cryptocurrency industry's challenges and opportunities, and his advice for newcomers navigating the complexities of the crypto space.


    🔥 Moreover, what happened to Bitcoinstore.com and the CoinFlex crypto exchange? And why does Roger like to spend more time in the UAE? About this and more, listen now on the Encrypted podcast.


    💫 Special guest: Roger Ver.
    🌟Podcast Host: Maria Vovchok.
    Special Guest: Roger Ver.

    • 32 min
    #Ep.90: "Inside Solana: Navigating Outages&The Satoshi Round Table."

    #Ep.90: "Inside Solana: Navigating Outages&The Satoshi Round Table."

    🎙️ Join us for an exciting #90th episode of the Encrypted podcast: “Inside Solana: Navigating outages&Satoshi Round Table,” as we delve deep into the Solana ecosystem with Lily Liu, co-founder of Anagram and president of Solana Foundation! 💼


    🚀Lily Liu, a seasoned veteran in the crypto space with a decade of experience, shares insights into her journey from early Bitcoin adoption to her current role shaping the future of blockchain technology with Solana.


    In this episode, we discuss:
    🌐The Recent Satoshi Round Table event in Dubai.
    🔍 Solana's goals for ecosystem development and growth.
    🔒 Understanding the Proof of History Consensus Algorithm.
    💡 Strategies to enhance Solana's scalability and performance.
    🛠️ Steps taken to address past challenges and ensure network reliability.
    🌱 Solana's role in fostering developer engagement and supporting DApp creation - more on Solana Hacker House.
    🔹The intersection of blockchain technology and longevity projects.
    🌐 Solana's position in Web3 and DeFi ecosystems, etc.
    ✅Visa's expansion of stablecoin settlements using Solana and its implications.


    🎧Don't miss out on this insightful conversation! Tune in now to stay ahead in the ever-evolving world of Web3.


    💫 Special Guest: Lily Liu.
    ⭐️ Podcast Host: Maria Vovchok


    EncryptedPodcast #DubaiBlockchainCenter #Myco #Blockchain #Cryptocurrency #Solana #Web3 #DeFi #Visa #Innovation #SolanaEcosystem #SatoshiRoundTable #NavigatingOutages #SolanaHackerHouseSpecial Guest: Lily Liu.

    • 36 min
    #Ep.89: “MENA Fintech Association: Spot Bitcoin ETFs and Green Finance”

    #Ep.89: “MENA Fintech Association: Spot Bitcoin ETFs and Green Finance”

    🎙️Join us in a captivating conversation with Nameer Khan, Chairman of the MENA Fintech Association (MFTA) and Founder & CEO of Fils in our latest, #89 episode on Encrypted, “MENA Fintech Association: Spot Bitcoin ETFs and Green Finance”, powered by Myco.io. Recently recognized as MENA's Future Fintech Leader by the UAE Central Bank, Nameer shares his journey, insights, and exciting projects shaping the industry.


    🌐 Spot Bitcoin ETF Approval: After the recent news that the Securities and Exchange Commission has finally approved the Spot Bitcoin ETFs, Nameer shared his views on how this decision will impact both retail and institutional investors in the long run, paving the way for diversified portfolio strategies.


    🚀 MFTA's Remarkable Journey: Under Nameer's exceptional leadership, MFTA has become the 4th best global fintech body. Discover the strategies and initiatives that distinguished MFTA on the global stage, and what partnerships play the key role in the industry's success.


    💚 Green FinTech Innovation: Nameer's passion for green fintech innovation is evident. Learn how he envisions the intersection of fintech and sustainability shaping the future of the financial industry, and the role MFTA plays in promoting green fintech initiatives.


    🌐 Web3 and MFTA: Explore the exciting developments in the intersection of DeFi and TradFi within the MFTA. Nameer shares intriguing projects building bridges between these worlds, fostering innovation and collaboration.


    🔥 Future of FinTech: Nameer shares his vision for the future of fintech, especially in the MENA region. Discover exciting developments and projects on the horizon that promise to shape the industry's trajectory.


    🌟 Fils and Unique Contributions: Learn about Fils and its distinctive contributions to the fintech ecosystem. Nameer discusses what sets Fils apart from other players in the industry and how they are making waves in the evolving financial landscape.


    FinTech #Sustainability #Innovation #BitcoinETF #MFTA #Web3 #DeFi #TradFi #FutureOfFinance #Podcast #GreenFinance #DubaiBlockchainCenter #Encrypted #MycoSpecial Guest: Nameer Khan.

    • 33 min
    #Ep.88: "Cryptocurrency's Godfather: Privacy, DigiCash, AI, and the Quantum-Secure Future".

    #Ep.88: "Cryptocurrency's Godfather: Privacy, DigiCash, AI, and the Quantum-Secure Future".

    🎙️ We’re thrilled to have the visionary David Chaum on our latest, #88th episode of Encrypted, powered by Myco.io, "Cryptocurrency's Godfather: David Chaum on Privacy, DigiCash, AI and the Quantum-Secure Future"!
    📝Renowned as the 'Godfather of Cryptocurrency,' David's pioneering work in applying cryptography to cash in 1982 set the stage for today's digital currency landscape. From #ecash to groundbreaking #cryptographic #protocols, his contributions have reshaped #privacy and #security in the digital realm.
    🔖 In our discussion, David shared his insights about Project #Tourbillon, a CBDC collaboration with a Swiss central bank, emphasizing its paramount focus on preserving user privacy—a critical stride in the realm of Central Bank Digital Currencies.
    💡We dived into the evolution from challenging centralized financial players with cryptographic digital cash to collaborating on CBDCs, exploring the intersection of privacy, decentralization, and the future of currency.
    ✅We also spoke about 'better than money' (BTM) concepts, their connection to e-cash, and the intriguing realm of #cMoney.
    💡David highlighted the urgency of quantum-resistant cryptography, offering foresight into forthcoming developments crucial for safeguarding digital systems against quantum threats in the current landscape.
    📚Discover more about the meaningful contributions of the cryptocurrency industry to the core of useful computer science and the crucial discussion about AI, and data accumulation.
    🎧Join us in exploring the future of #cryptography, privacy, and technology with David Chaum on the Encrypted podcast!
    💫 Special guest: David Chaum
    🌟 Podcast Host: Maria Vovchok.


    Cryptocurrency #Privacy #security #cryptography #ecash #digicash #CBDCs #AI #DigitalInnovation"Special Guest: David Chaum.

    • 45 min
    #Ep87: Redefining Tomorrow: Decentralized ID, Wellness, HealthTech, and Synthetic Biology".

    #Ep87: Redefining Tomorrow: Decentralized ID, Wellness, HealthTech, and Synthetic Biology".

    🎙️Hello and welcome everyone to another exciting, #87 episode of the “Encrypted” podcast, powered by Myco.io, “Redefining tomorrow: Decentralized ID, Wellness, Healthtech, and Synthetic Biology”.
    🌐Join us on an insightful journey through the tech universe with Charles Hoskinson, visionary entrepreneur, mathematician, and co-founder of Input Output Global, Inc. and Cardano. His leadership in blockchain technology has reshaped the landscape of decentralized systems, pushing boundaries in tech, wellness, and synthetic biology.
    📜In our conversation, Charles shares untold aspects of his endeavors, exploring the misconceptions surrounding Cardano, the power of type-based programming in #Plutus development, and the pivotal role of interoperability in shaping the future of blockchain networks.
    🤖Discover the lesser-known aspects of Cardano's technology, and delve into the promising potential of decentralized identity technology globally. We also explore the intersection of AI and decentralization, navigating the fine balance between power and custodianship in this transformative era.


    ✅That’s not all! We uncover Charles’s newest venture, the Hoskinson Health and Wellness Clinic, and his expansive focus on pioneering projects in health tech and synthetic biology.
    🎧Tune in to gain invaluable insights from Charles Hoskinson, a tech visionary reshaping tomorrow’s world!
    💫 Special guest: Charles Hoskinson,
    🌟 Poscast Host: Maria Vovchok.
    Special Guest: Charles Hoskinson.

    • 53 min
    #Ep.86: "Breaking Frontiers: #Cardano's Vision for Blockchain Advancement”.

    #Ep.86: "Breaking Frontiers: #Cardano's Vision for Blockchain Advancement”.

    🎙️Hello and welcome everyone to an exciting #86 episode of Encrypted, powered by myco.io, "Breaking Frontiers: #Cardano's Vision for Blockchain Advancement”. Join us as we sit down with Frederik Gregaard, the visionary CEO of the Cardano Foundation, to uncover the dynamic landscape of Cardano and its impact on the future.


    🔍 Dive deep into the layers of the Cardano ecosystem with Frederik as he explains the Cardano Foundation's role in it. Discover how the foundation drives adoption strategies, integrates its mission, and fosters value creation for inclusive growth worldwide using Cardano.


    💡 Unraveling misconceptions! Frederik sheds light on the most common misunderstandings people have about Cardano and also highlights active participation and significant contributions of the Cardano community.


    🌍 Challenges are part of the journey. Frederik shares the main hurdles encountered by the Cardano Foundation and the valuable lessons learned, offering insights into their strategies for overcoming obstacles.


    💬 Engaging with the community matters! Learn how the Cardano Foundation handles criticism and feedback, taking proactive steps to address concerns raised by community members.


    🌐 Looking forward, Frederik unveils his long-term vision for Cardano and the instrumental role the foundation aims to play in achieving these ambitious goals.


    🤝 Decentralized governance in action! Discover how the Cardano community actively participates in decision-making processes for the platform's development and growth.


    🌐 Partnerships that pave the way! Gain insights into upcoming collaborations that align with Cardano's values and mission and how the foundation builds partnerships, including those in the Middle East and Africa.


    📚 And, of course, about education as a driving force! Learn about the Cardano Foundation's initiatives aimed at educating and bringing widespread adoption of blockchain technology.


    💫Special guest: Frederik Gregaard, CEO of the Cardano Foundation.
    🌟Podcast Host: Maria Vovchok, Podcast Host&Journalist, Dubai Blockchain Center.


    Cardano #Blockchaintechnology #cardanofoundation #IOG #Emurgo #partnerships #MiddleEast #DubaiBlockchainCenter #PodcastSpecial Guest: Frederik Gregaard.

    • 26 min

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