Join Zach DeWitt as we highlight the best emerging projects in crypto through unbiased and exclusive interviews with blockchain technology founders. Token Talks intends to make the cryptocurrency ecosystem more accessible by connecting thought leaders and entrepreneurs with mainstream companies, consumers, and investors. This podcast is produced by Wing Venture Capital (aka “Wing”), a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm. Multiple episodes are released every month and discussions include ICOs, altcoins, decentralization, token economics and the future of digital currency in tech. Visit www.wing.vc for more details.
StarkWare: Scalability and Privacy for Blockchains
StarkWare is solving two of blockchain’s biggest issues.
StarkWare is building a full proof-stack that allows blockchains to be more scalable, secure, and private;
There are many applications for this technology including allowing users to trade their digital assets on centralized exchanges from a non custodial wallet;
The StarkWare team is world class, and their technology could prove to be one of the most important innovations in the blockchain space.
Full show notes at http://wing.vc
NEAR Protocol: Community Operated Cloud
What if launching an application on the blockchain was fast, simple, and user-friendly?
Today, we are joined by Illia Polosukhin, co-founder of NEAR Protocol.
NEAR Protocol aims to be the most developer-friendly blockchain, with ambitions to be a community operated cloud platform;
NEAR is using a proof of stake consensus but has a sophisticated governance model;
NEAR plans to launch mainnet in summer 2019, and you can follow the team’s progress at NEARProtocol.com
Grin: Global Digital Cash
What if there was a way retain total privacy with your digital transactions?
Join us for a look at how Grin aims to be the first private electronic cash, how it compares to Bitcoin, and the important impact this technology could have on democracy.
Grin is a 3-month-old crypto asset that aims to be digital cash;
Unlike Bitcoin’s fixed supply schedule, a new Grin will be created every second;
Grin has seen developer-led community support, and has an early but vibrant community
Gauntlet and Computable Labs: Blockchain Simulation and Fair Data
UMA: Decentralized Financial Contracts
UMA wants to create universal market access for financial products. Co-founder Hart Lambur joins us to discuss their newest product and future plans.
UMA is a decentralized financial contracts platform, built to enable Universal Market Access;
Synthetic assets are incredibly important for the evolution of open finance, because they make financial markets more accessible;
UMA is the infrastructure layer that will allow anyone to both create and trade synthetic assets.
Tagomi: Crypto Prime Brokerage
Join us as we chat with Marc and Kevin from Tagomi.
Executing large orders of digital assets is hard and Tagomi makes it simple by automating best execution and settlement;
For crypto to mature into a credible asset class, infrastructure like Tagomi is critical to making trading, settlement, and custody more professional and institutional;
Tagomi has an exciting product roadmap, including adding more tokens, integrating more exchanges, and adding more financial features.