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Crypto assets and blockchain technology are about to transform every trust-based interaction of our lives, from financial services to identity to the Internet of Things. In this podcast, host Laura Shin, an independent journalist covering all things crypto, talks with industry pioneers about how crypto assets and blockchains will change the way we earn, spend and invest our money. Tune in to find out how Web 3.0, the decentralized web, will revolutionize our world. Disclosure: I'm a nocoiner.

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Crypto assets and blockchain technology are about to transform every trust-based interaction of our lives, from financial services to identity to the Internet of Things. In this podcast, host Laura Shin, an independent journalist covering all things crypto, talks with industry pioneers about how crypto assets and blockchains will change the way we earn, spend and invest our money. Tune in to find out how Web 3.0, the decentralized web, will revolutionize our world. Disclosure: I'm a nocoiner.

    The Chopping Block: SBF Wants to Win in the Court of Public Opinion. Will He?

    The Chopping Block: SBF Wants to Win in the Court of Public Opinion. Will He?

    Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Robert Leshner, Tom Schmidt, and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news. 

    Show topics:


    highlights of Sam Bankman-Fried's interview with the New York Times

    whether SBF knew what was going on in his companies, and how that impacts potential prosecution

    why Genesis and DCG are in financial trouble

    whether Genesis will file for bankruptcy or go through a restructuring process

    revelations from BlockFi's bankruptcy filing

    new info on why FTX bailed out BlockFi last summer

    what is going on with Binance’s recovery fund 

    how Avi Eisenberg tried to pull off an attack on Aave 

    how the banking industry works and whether Changpeng Zhao is the closest thing to a central bank in crypto

    how DeFi responds in a crisis, and how it contrasts with CeFi’s recent implosions



    Hosts


    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


    Episode Links

    FTX:

    Unchained: FTX Bankruptcy Overseer Says Company’s Collapse Is Worst He’s Ever Seen


    NYT: Sam Bankman-Fried’s interview


    Bill Ackman’s tweet



    Interview with Tiffany Fong

    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



    BlockFi: 

    Unchained: Crypto Lender BlockFi Files for Bankruptcy as FTX’s Contagion Effects Continue


    Decrypt: FTX, Alameda Owe BlockFi More Than $1 Billion: Court Hearing




    Genesis:

    Ryan Selkis’ tweet on Genesis

    Unchained: 

    Genesis Warns of Bankruptcy If Funding Plans Fail: Report

    On-chain Analysts ID 432 GBTC Addresses After Grayscale Says No to Proof-of-Reserves

    WSJ: Crypto Lender Genesis Asks Binance and Apollo for Cash


    Decrypt: Digital Currency Group Says No Imminent Threat Despite Owing Genesis $575M


    Previous coverage of Unchained on Genesis:

    Why Genesis Could Very Well Be Insolvent, Not Just Illiquid

    ‘The Last Big Whale’: Why the Crypto Contagion of 2022 Eventually Hit Genesis


    DeFi

    Pancakeswap flipped Uniswap in TVL

    Unchained: 

    Mango Markets Exploiter Gets Liquidated But Leaves Aave With ‘Excess Debt’

    Aave Freezes 17 Low-Liquidity V2 Pools and Votes to Migrate 26 Assets to Ethereum V3

    Compound Finance Slashes Borrow Caps for 10 Markets


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    • 51分
    Adam Cochran on Why Crypto Prices Will Be Down Bad for the Next Six Months

    Adam Cochran on Why Crypto Prices Will Be Down Bad for the Next Six Months

    Adam Cochran, partner at Cinneamhain Ventures, talks about the collapses suffered during this year, their impacts on big traditional finance players, and what’s coming in the crypto markets in the near future. 

    Show highlights:

    whether Sam Bankman-Fried lied during his interview at the Deal Book Summit

    why SBF kept the number of FTX's engineers at such a low number

    why Adam is optimistic about Genesis and DCG

    what options Genesis have to raise liquidity

    the significance of a potential meltdown of DCG in the crypto industry

    why Adam is worried about Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC)

    what lessons can be learned from this crypto winter

    Adam's prognosis for crypto lending and for the crypto markets in general

    the impact of the bankruptcy of BlockFi and all the other centralized lenders


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    Adam:

    Twitter

    Thread on community buyout

    Previous Unchained episodes:

    Why 3AC’s Collapse Could Spell the Start of a Crypto Credit Crunch



    Episode Links


    BlockFi: 

    Unchained: Crypto Lender BlockFi Files for Bankruptcy as FTX’s Contagion Effects Continue


    Decrypt: FTX, Alameda Owe BlockFi More Than $1 Billion: Court Hearing




    Genesis:

    Bloomberg: Genesis Creditors Seek Options to Keep Crypto Brokerage Out of Bankruptcy


    Semafor: Online news site CoinDesk attracts suitors amid crypto crash


    Unchained: 

    Genesis Warns of Bankruptcy If Funding Plans Fail: Report

    On-chain Analysts ID 432 GBTC Addresses After Grayscale Says No to Proof-of-Reserves

    WSJ: Crypto Lender Genesis Asks Binance and Apollo for Cash


    Decrypt: Digital Currency Group Says No Imminent Threat Despite Owing Genesis $575M


    The Block: DCG CEO Barry Silbert updates shareholders, says company will emerge 'stronger'


    Previous coverage of Unchained on Genesis:

    Why Genesis Could Very Well Be Insolvent, Not Just Illiquid

    ‘The Last Big Whale’: Why the Crypto Contagion of 2022 Eventually Hit Genesis


    FTX:
    Unchained: FTX Bankruptcy Overseer Says Company’s Collapse Is Worst He’s Ever Seen



    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


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    • 34分
    'The Last Big Whale': Why the Crypto Contagion of 2022 Eventually Hit Genesis

    'The Last Big Whale': Why the Crypto Contagion of 2022 Eventually Hit Genesis

    Michael Jordan, founder at DBA and former co-head of investments at Galaxy Digital, and Alex Pack, managing partner at Hack VC, talk about the potential insolvency of Genesis and DCG, the cycle of credit expansion, and the importance of DeFi to prevent these situations. 
     
    Show highlights:

    what will happen with Genesis and its parent company DCG

    where the insolvency of Genesis might have come from

    how the expansion of crypto lending in 2021 is impacting the markets and the role the Fed played in this expansion

    how the Terra collapse kickstarted a ton of contagion effects in crypto companies

    Alex's story of why he did not invest in Alameda in 2018

    whether it is possible to prevent the "FTXs of the future"

    the importance of assessing the quality of collateral assets

    the story of when SBF called DeFi a "Ponzi black box"

    the mystery of where FTX Ventures got the $2 billion it planned to invest

      
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    Michael:

    Twitter

    Previous Unchained episodes:

    Is the Collapse of Crypto Lending Over, or Is It Just Starting?

    Alex:
    Twitter
     
     
    Episode Links
    Previous coverage of Unchained on Genesis and FTX:
     

    Why Genesis Could Very Well Be Insolvent, Not Just Illiquid

    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

     
    Genesis:

    Unchained: 

    Genesis Warns of Bankruptcy If Funding Plans Fail: Report

    On-chain Analysts ID 432 GBTC Addresses After Grayscale Says No to Proof-of-Reserves

    WSJ: Crypto Lender Genesis Asks Binance and Apollo for Cash


    Decrypt: Digital Currency Group Says No Imminent Threat Despite Owing Genesis $575M


    The Block: DCG CEO Barry Silbert updates shareholders, says company will emerge 'stronger'


     
    FTX Collapse:

    First declaration document

    Unchained: FTX Bankruptcy Overseer Says Company’s Collapse Is Worst He’s Ever Seen


    SBF tweet: FTX files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection


    Bloomberg: Transcript: Sam Bankman-Fried and Matt Levine on How to Make Money in Crypto



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    • 1 時間11分
    Gabriel Haines on How He Came to Make His Hilarious, Yelling Crypto Videos

    Gabriel Haines on How He Came to Make His Hilarious, Yelling Crypto Videos

    Gabriel Haines, a crypto content creator, comes on this 2022 Thanksgiving edition of Unchained to talk about his videos and leave a positive message for these holidays. 

    Show highlights:

    how Gabriel started doing his very unique type of videos

    Gabriel's hummus eating competition

    how Gabriel's videos are "quite not professional"

    how Gabriel is monetizing some of his videos with NFTs

    whether NFTs are a solution for content creators

    how Lee, Gabriel's wife, has also started creating some funny videos

    how Web3 is going to change the traditional version of media in the Internet

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    Gabriel:

    Twitter

    Gabriel’s video with a machete


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    • 21分
    The Chopping Block on FTX/Alameda: Is Sam Bankman-Fried 'Crypto Kanye'?

    The Chopping Block on FTX/Alameda: Is Sam Bankman-Fried 'Crypto Kanye'?

    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. 

    Show topics:


    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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    Hosts


    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


    Episode Links

    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


    FTX Collapse:

    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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    Jesse Powell and Kevin Zhou on How FTX and Alameda Lost $10 Billion

    Jesse Powell and Kevin Zhou on How FTX and Alameda Lost $10 Billion

    Kevin Zhou, cofounder of Galois Capital, and Jesse Powell, cofounder of Kraken, talk about why FTX collapsed, the warning signs, and whether it’s a catalyst for self-custodial adoption. 

    Show highlights:

    the root causes of the FTX collapse, according to Jesse and Kevin

    whether there were warning signs of all the risks that were to come

    the importance of learning from mistakes, even for new people in the space

    Kevin's response to the stuck funds in FTX

    the debate about utilitarianism and SBF's effective altruism

    whether the philosophy behind founders matters

    Kevin's and Jesse's theories of how FTX and Alameda lost billions of dollars

    how Alameda and FTX's books were commingled 

    whether people will start using self-custodial wallets

    whether the fall of FTX vindicates BTC maximalism

    whether regulation has been beneficial or harmful for American customers

    the role of venture capital firms and their "mixed incentives"



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    Kevin:

    Twitter

    Previous Unchained episodes:

    How Traders Are Thinking About the Merge — and a Potential ETHPoW Chain


    Why Kevin Zhou Believes Ethereum Will Have 3 Forks After the Merge.

    The Chopping Block: Kevin Zhou on Why He Knew Terra Would Crash


    Jesse:

    Twitter

    Previous Unchained episodes:

    Jesse Powell, CEO of Kraken, on Drawing a Line With Regulators


    Episode Links
    Previous coverage on Unchained of FTX:

    Did the Bahamian Government Direct SBF and Gary Wang to Hack FTX? – Ep. 422

    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


    FTX Collapse:

    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


    Vox interview with SBF: Sam Bankman-Fried tries to explain himself


    NYT: How Sam Bankman-Fried’s Crypto Empire Collapsed


    Bloomberg: Crypto Hedge Fund Galois Confirms $40 Million Exposure to FTX



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4.3/5
6件の評価

6件の評価

Tokyo Waiguoren

Thorough

This is in my top 5 podcast rotation.
I can hear her passion for crypto. I wished she spoke about ICOs she found interesting however.

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