Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Robert Leshner, Tom Schmidt, and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news concerning the collapse of FTX.
the statements of newly appointed CEO John Ray in the first day declaration
why Tarun, Robert and Haseeb think SBF is possibly delusional or at least in denial
whether the assets of FTX and Alameda were commingled from the beginning or whether they had been separate and at a certain point, FTX loaned money to Alameda
whether the Bahamian government was the 'FTX' hacker
the theories of why Alameda started falling
how regulators and legislators are assessing the failure of FTX
whether SBF will get a pardon like Mark Rich and the chances of him being charged criminally
whether Genesis will go insolvent and its potential contagion effects
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Haseeb Qureshi, managing partner at Dragonfly Capital
Tarun Chitra, managing partner at Robot Ventures
Robert Leshner, founder of Compound
Tom Schmidt, general partner at Dragonfly Capital
Previous coverage of Unchained on FTX:
Jesse Powell and Kevin Zhou on How FTX and Alameda Lost $10 Billion
Is the Collapse of Crypto Lending Over, or Is It Just Starting?
Did the Bahamian Government Direct SBF and Gary Wang to Hack FTX?
The Chopping Block: Why Lenders Didn’t Liquidate Alameda When It Was Underwater
Erik Voorhees and Cobie on Why FTX Loaned Out Customers’ Assets
The Chopping Block: FTX: The Biggest Collapse in the History of Crypto?
Sam Bankman-Fried on How to Prevent the Next Terra and 3AC
First declaration document
Unchained: FTX Bankruptcy Overseer Says Company’s Collapse Is Worst He’s Ever Seen
Unchained: Bahamas Regulator Directed SBF to Transfer FTX Assets to Government Wallet
SBF tweet: FTX files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
WSJ: FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried Cashed Out $300 Million During Funding Spree
Vox interview with SBF: Sam Bankman-Fried tries to explain himself
NYT: How Sam Bankman-Fried’s Crypto Empire Collapsed
Arthur Hayes’s article on SBF: ‘White Boy’
NYT: Elizabeth Holmes Is Sentenced to More Than 11 Years for Fraud
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