Epicenter brings you in-depth conversations about the technical, economic and social implications of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. Every week, we interview business leaders, engineers academics and entrepreneurs, and bring you a diverse spectrum of opinions and points of view.
Epicenter is hosted by Sebastien Couture, Brian Fabian Crain, Meher Roy, Sunny Aggarwal, and Friederike Ernst. Since 2014, episodes have been downloaded over 4 million times.
Camila Russo: The Defiant – Laying Bare the Story of Ethereum
Camila Russo is a financial journalist and author. She recently wrote “The Infinite Machine”, a book which lays bare the foundations of Ethereum.
MacLane Wilkison: NuCypher – Proxy Re-Encryption for Distributed Systems
NuCypher is a decentralized threshold cryptography network offering interfaces and runtimes for secrets management and dynamic access control. MacLane Wilkison, Co-founder and CEO of NuCypher talks about how and why the protocl was created, the challenges faced with it, and the problems it solves.
Tarun Chitra: Gauntlet – The Simulation Platform for Blockchain Protocols
Gauntlet is a simulation platform for building financial models of blockchain protocols and applications. Tarun Chitra, CEO & Founder of Gauntlet, talks about his previous life in chip manufacturing and how he built Gauntlet.
Marek Olszewski & Rene Reinsberg: Celo – Towards Prosperity for Everyone
Celo has a very clear mission - to build a financial system that creates the conditions for prosperity, for everyone. Rene Reinsberg and Marek Olszewski, founders of Celo, talk about how they are using blockchain technology to achieve this.
Cory Doctorow: Reviving the Cypherpunk in All of Us
Cory Doctorow is a blogger, author, and podcaster known for being cypherpunk and activist. He is a central figure in the fight for digital rights, creative commons, and an open Web.
Ken Nguyen: Republic – Bridging the Gap Between Investing and Startups
Republic is an investment platform that allows anyone pretty much anywhere in the world, of any income and net worth, to invest in some of the best private equity startups. Ken Nguyen, Co-founder and CEO of Republic, explains the advantages of crowdfunding over traditional investing.