99 episodes

The go-to podcast trusted by fund managers, founders and operators in crypto and DeFi.

Jason Choi (@mrjasonchoi), full-time crypto investor and General Partner at Spartan Capital, goes deep into the technology and economics behind crypto projects to dissect trends and themes in a global context.

Not financial advice.

Blockcrunch: The Crypto Investor Podcast |Project Breakdowns| Founder Interviews | Bi-weekly Recaps Jason Choi

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The go-to podcast trusted by fund managers, founders and operators in crypto and DeFi.

Jason Choi (@mrjasonchoi), full-time crypto investor and General Partner at Spartan Capital, goes deep into the technology and economics behind crypto projects to dissect trends and themes in a global context.

Not financial advice.

    Loot: What Is It...And Why Are VCs So Excited About This NFT? - Ep. 163

    Loot: What Is It...And Why Are VCs So Excited About This NFT? - Ep. 163

    Would you pay $30-$40,000 for a few lines of text against a black background?
    That's precisely what buyers of Loot - the latest NFT to capture the attention of the entire crypto space - are doing.
    I'm joined by early Loot adopters and crypto investors Jon Kol (@thePalenimbus) and Angie Dalton (@Daltonan).
    We discuss:
    Loot's origins and ties to MMORPG games "Meta-games": the new wave of crypto gaming? Will gaming studios contribute to open source games? What's next for Loot ------------- Sponsors -------------
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    Musical credits: Underground Stars by Loxbeats https://spoti.fi/34tPBBO Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/underground-stars Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/vpJDMD2EzkA Disclaimer: Jason Choi is a General Partner at Spartan Capital, a subsidiary of The Spartan Group. All opinions expressed by Jason and podcast guests are solely their own opinions and do not reflect the opinion of The Spartan Group and any of its subsidiaries

    • 43 min
    Arbitrum: How it Will Change Ethereum Forever - Steven Goldfeder, AJ Warner, Ep. 162

    Arbitrum: How it Will Change Ethereum Forever - Steven Goldfeder, AJ Warner, Ep. 162

    Fresh off a $120M raise, Arbitrum is the latest project to significantly scale Ethereum's capacity.
    How does Arbitrum work at a technical level? What is an optimistic rollup and how does it compare with ZK-rollups? What are the trade offs Arbitrum makes? 
    Arbitrum (@arbitrum) co-founder Steven Goldfeder (@sgoldfed) and director and AJ Warner (@ajwarner90) join us in one of our most important interviews to date.
    Host: Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi). This show is not financial advice; show host and guest may hold some of the assets discussed.
    ------------- Sponsors -------------
    PARASWAP is the best place to trade your tokens and get the best price in DeFi today. Get started on paraswap.io/blockcrunch
    SOLANA: The Solana ecosystem is growing at a rapid pace and it’s a great place to build your project or get involved with the community. Go to solana.com/blockcrunch to learn more!
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    Musical credits: Underground Stars by Loxbeats https://spoti.fi/34tPBBO Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/underground-stars Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/vpJDMD2EzkA Disclaimer: Jason Choi is a General Partner at Spartan Capital, a subsidiary of The Spartan Group. All opinions expressed by Jason and podcast guests are solely their own opinions and do not reflect the opinion of The Spartan Group and any of its subsidia

    • 41 min
    How Yield Guild Games Scaled to $8B with "Play to Earn" Games - Gabby Dizon, Ep. 161

    How Yield Guild Games Scaled to $8B with "Play to Earn" Games - Gabby Dizon, Ep. 161

    The Play to Earn revolution is here!
    Yield Guild Games is the largest gaming guild today. Valued at $8B, the DAO supports 5,000 scholars in playing emerging "play to earn" games.
    Founder Gabby Dizon (@GabbyDizon) shares his secrets in how YGG works, tactics in how he scaled, and what future games he's excited for besides Axie Infinity.
    Host: Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi). This show is not financial advice; show host and guest may hold some of the assets discussed.
    ------------- Sponsors -------------
    PARASWAP is the best place to trade your tokens and get the best price in DeFi today. Get started on paraswap.io/blockcrunch
    SOLANA: The Solana ecosystem is growing at a rapid pace and it’s a great place to build your project or get involved with the community. Go to solana.com/blockcrunch to learn more!
    ------------- Disclosures -------------
    Musical credits: Underground Stars by Loxbeats https://spoti.fi/34tPBBO Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/underground-stars Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/vpJDMD2EzkA Disclaimer: Jason Choi is a General Partner at Spartan Capital, a subsidiary of The Spartan Group. All opinions expressed by Jason and podcast guests are solely their own opinions and do not reflect the opinion of The Spartan Group and any of its subsidia

    • 35 min
    Qredo: Demystifying the Crypto Custody Space - Brian Spector, Ep. 160

    Qredo: Demystifying the Crypto Custody Space - Brian Spector, Ep. 160

    Fresh off a $11M raise, Qredo (@QredoNetwork) is building the first, truly decentralized custody solution for the crypto industry.
    CTO Brian Spector joins us in this mind-blowing conversation spanning decades in cryptography, cryptocurrencies and the current pitfalls of major custody providers today.
    Host: Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi). This show is not financial advice; show host and guest may hold some of the assets discussed.
    ------------- Sponsors -------------
    PARASWAP is the best place to trade your tokens and get the best price in DeFi today. Get started on paraswap.io/blockcrunch
    SOLANA: The Solana ecosystem is growing at a rapid pace and it’s a great place to build your project or get involved with the community. Go to solana.com/blockcrunch to learn more!
    ------------- Disclosures -------------
    Musical credits: Underground Stars by Loxbeats https://spoti.fi/34tPBBO Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/underground-stars Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/vpJDMD2EzkA Disclaimer: Jason Choi is a General Partner at Spartan Capital, a subsidiary of The Spartan Group. All opinions expressed by Jason and podcast guests are solely their own opinions and do not reflect the opinion of The Spartan Group and any of its subsidia

    • 52 min
    Tranchess: $500M of Capital to DeFi Structured Products In One Week - Danny Chong, Tranchess, Ep. 159

    Tranchess: $500M of Capital to DeFi Structured Products In One Week - Danny Chong, Tranchess, Ep. 159

    Tranchess (@tranchess) is a new structured DeFi product offering a fixed income and Bitcoin exposure to users.
    Within one week of its launch, Tranchess has attracted $500M of capital in the protocol. I invited Tranchess co-founder, Danny Chong, to discuss the tranche product landscape, who are the next big wave of users in DeFi, and the challenges of creating sustainable protocol incentives.
    Host: Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi). This show is not financial advice; show host and guest may hold some of the assets discussed.
    ------------- Sponsors -------------
    PARASWAP is the best place to trade your tokens and get the best price in DeFi today. Get started on paraswap.io/blockcrunch
    SOLANA: The Solana ecosystem is growing at a rapid pace and it’s a great place to build your project or get involved with the community. Go to solana.com/blockcrunch to learn more!
    ------------- Disclosures -------------
    Musical credits: Underground Stars by Loxbeats https://spoti.fi/34tPBBO Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/underground-stars Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/vpJDMD2EzkA Disclaimer: Jason Choi is a General Partner at Spartan Capital, a subsidiary of The Spartan Group. All opinions expressed by Jason and podcast guests are solely their own opinions and do not reflect the opinion of The Spartan Group and any of its subsidia

    • 24 min
    Ex-Binance OG Disrupting How Projects Are Launched - Calvin Chu, Impossible Finance, Ep. 158

    Ex-Binance OG Disrupting How Projects Are Launched - Calvin Chu, Impossible Finance, Ep. 158

    I'm excited to be joined by my friend Calvin Chu (@calchulus), former core team at Binance. 
    At Binance, Calvin helmed initiatives such as Launchpad, and is now leveraging his experience to start IMPOSSIBLE FINANCE, a decentralized incubator for new crypto projects.
    We discuss what it takes to launch a successful token, regulatory compliance, and the landscape for decentralized launchpads.
    Host: Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi). This show is not financial advice; show host and guest may hold some of the assets discussed.
    ------------- Sponsors -------------
    PARASWAP is the best place to trade your tokens and get the best price in DeFi today. Get started on paraswap.io/blockcrunch
    SOLANA: The Solana ecosystem is growing at a rapid pace and it’s a great place to build your project or get involved with the community. Go to solana.com/blockcrunch to learn more!
    ------------- Disclosures -------------
    Musical credits: Underground Stars by Loxbeats https://spoti.fi/34tPBBO Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/underground-stars Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/vpJDMD2EzkA Disclaimer: Jason Choi is a General Partner at Spartan Capital, a subsidiary of The Spartan Group. All opinions expressed by Jason and podcast guests are solely their own opinions and do not reflect the opinion of The Spartan Group and any of its subsidia

    • 48 min

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46 Ratings

46 Ratings

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Informative and interesting!

Jason, host of the Blockcrunch podcast, highlights all aspects of crypto, investing and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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Jason does such a good job covering a variety of topics. The guests offer valuable insight as well. I would recommend this podcast to anyone looking to be inspired and informed!

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Awesome Podcast!!!

Jason, host of the Blockcrunch podcast, highlights all aspects of crypto and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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