403 episódios

Hosts Matt Walsh and Nic Carter of Castle Island Ventures explore the political, ethical, and economic significance of Bitcoin and other public blockchains and talk to some of the leading experts in the industry. Learn more and stay up to date at CastleIsland.vc and follow on twitter @CastleIslandVC

On The Brink with Castle Island Castle Island Ventures

    • Negócios

Hosts Matt Walsh and Nic Carter of Castle Island Ventures explore the political, ethical, and economic significance of Bitcoin and other public blockchains and talk to some of the leading experts in the industry. Learn more and stay up to date at CastleIsland.vc and follow on twitter @CastleIslandVC

    Josh Benaron (Bundlr) on the Importance of Permanent Storage and Provenance

    Josh Benaron (Bundlr) on the Importance of Permanent Storage and Provenance

    In this episode, we were joined by Josh Benaron, founder of Bundlr, a scaling protocol built on top of Arweave. Josh shares his views on:
    Censorship resistant and permanent storage The importance of provenance in attributing and distributing value Why Arweave's approach to decentralized storage is elegant How Bundlr addresses trade offs in Arweave and makes it more usable
    Follow Josh Benaron here. Learn more about Bundlr here.

    • 58 min
    Weekly Roundup 02/03/23 (Ordinals frenzy, Charlie Munger, Tether truthers are back)

    Weekly Roundup 02/03/23 (Ordinals frenzy, Charlie Munger, Tether truthers are back)

    Matt and Nic return for another week of news and deals. In this episode: 
    Nic’s Proof of Reserves for Policymakers Charlie Munger attacks crypto The academic Tether truthers are back We unveil a new bad boy New allegations about Celsius surface The problem with exchange tokens How do you retire a token? The paradox of issuing tokens via an offshore foundation SBF is allegedly tampering with witnesses Did Sam really believe in EA? We review Mel Gibson’s Apocalypto Were the Maya really that bad? What on earth is going on with Ordinals? Are Bitcoin NFTs a DOS attack?  A conflict of visions in Bitcoin reemerges  Matt keeps tearing his shirts VC dress codes  Content mentioned in this episode:
    Ark Invest Big Ideas 2023 Report Coin Metrics’ report on MEV Dennis Porteaux, Illegitimate Bitcoin Transactions Nic Carter, Proof of Reserves for Policymakers

    • 53 min
    Julien Niset (Argent) on Improving Self Custody with Account Abstraction

    Julien Niset (Argent) on Improving Self Custody with Account Abstraction

    We host Julien Niset, co-founder of Argent in this episode on account abstract and smart contract wallets. We cover:
    Building the first smart contract wallet on Ethereum Why smart contract wallets improve the non-custodial experience Standardizing contract wallet implementations on L1s retroactively and on L2s natively Comparing and contrasting contract wallets and MPC (multi-party computation) wallets Capabilities (social recovery, gas abstraction, transaction batching) unlocked by smart contract wallets
    Follow Julien Niset here. Learn more about Argent here. 
     

    • 1h 14 min
    Weekly Roundup 01/27/23 (Modulo Capital, PoR legislation, Tungsten mounts a comeback)

    Weekly Roundup 01/27/23 (Modulo Capital, PoR legislation, Tungsten mounts a comeback)

    Matt and Nic return for another week of news and deals. In this episode: 
    Is there a socially optimal level of vigilantism  What's the deal with Modulo Capital?  SBF's mother and brothers are now in the crosshairs Matt and Nic hash our VR vs AR Ted Cruz asks cafeterias in the Capitol to accept bitcoin  Texas introduces Proof of Reserve legislation  What's North Korea's endgame with all their hacked crypto? Tucker Carlson's theory that the airline outage was due to Bitcoin randomware  Matt's Bell's Palsy story Roger Ver owes Genesis $20m  Tungsten cubes are making a comeback Our Super Bowl picks Content mentioned in this episode: 
    Fidelity Digital Assets, "2023 Look Ahead: Refocusing and Building on Digital Assets’ Core Principles." Galaxy Digital mining, "Surviving the Perfect Storm – 2022 End of Year Mining Report" Former Senator Phil Gramm and current SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce in the WSJ, "The SEC Seeks to Supplant the Market. Its mandate doesn’t include telling CEOs how to run their companies and investors how to invest" Texas Bill HB-1666 NYDFS new virtual currency guidance for custodial institutions

    • 43 min
    Maneesh Gandhi & Michael Liddy (Evanston Capital) on The Institutional Allocator Landscape

    Maneesh Gandhi & Michael Liddy (Evanston Capital) on The Institutional Allocator Landscape

    Maneesh Gandhi and Michael Liddy of Evanston Capital join the show. In this episode we discuss:
    Evanston Capital’s history and foray into the blockchain ecosystem. Their views on the current market environment and how this crypto cycle compares to others. The evolution of the crypto venture landscape and how Evanston thinks about fund structure. Thoughts on the FTX collapse and the impact it will have on the market. How institutional LPs are thinking about the crypto/blockchain ecosystem. Areas of opportunity in the current market environment. To learn more about Evanston Capital visit www.evanstoncap.com

    • 34 min
    Dhruv Patel and Himanshu Sahay (Arch) on Building a New Alternative Lender

    Dhruv Patel and Himanshu Sahay (Arch) on Building a New Alternative Lender

    Arch cofounders Dhruv Patel and Himanshu Sahay 
    Arch coming out of stealth Key lessons learned from the crypto lending crisis Arch’s differentiated offering within crypto and other alternative assets Leveraging crypto rails to build a lender of the future Using experience at top technology companies to build a superior consumer product Learn more at Archlending.com and on Twitter

    • 23 min

Top de podcasts em Negócios

Pedro Andersson
Bárbara Barroso
Cátia Mateus
Expresso
Steven Bartlett
Finanças no Feminino

Talvez também goste

The Block
Laura Shin
Jason Yanowitz & Santiago Santos | Blockworks
Bankless
Peter McCormack
Nathaniel Whittemore