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The easiest way to stay in the know on all things crypto. Hosted weekly by Coinbase Ventures’ Justin Mart and Katherine Wu.

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The easiest way to stay in the know on all things crypto. Hosted weekly by Coinbase Ventures’ Justin Mart and Katherine Wu.

    Special Episode: Crypto Theses for 2022 with Brian Armstrong & Ryan Selkis

    Special Episode: Crypto Theses for 2022 with Brian Armstrong & Ryan Selkis

    In this special bonus episode of the Around The Block podcast, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong chats with Messari CEO Ryan Selkis on the heels of Messari’s massive year-end report: Crypto Theses for 2022. They discuss the current state of the industry, the political climate in Washington, the Web3 landscape, layer 1 competition, layer 2 scaling, DAOs, and more. 

    • 33 min
    Building on Bitcoin with Muneeb Ali

    Building on Bitcoin with Muneeb Ali

    Since its inception, Bitcoin has grown and evolved tremendously, along with the rest of the crypto industry. But where does Bitcoin fit in within the growing world of Web 3 technologies and smart contract platforms? And what else can we do with Bitcoin? Justin and Katherine sit down with Stacks co-founder Muneeb Ali, who’s dedicated to building smart contracts on Bitcoin, to discuss the OG cryptocurrency’s present and future.

    • 32 min
    Crypto Security 101 with Coinbase’s Mark Nesbitt

    Crypto Security 101 with Coinbase’s Mark Nesbitt

    Cryptosecurity can be a little scary. What does it mean to “own” crypto and where should you hold your crypto? What are some common pitfalls to watch out for? Justin and Katherine get into crypto safety and security with Mark Nesbitt, the engineering manager on the blockchain security team at Coinbase.

    • 32 min
    The coming Zero-Knowledge Proof Revolution with Jill Gunter

    The coming Zero-Knowledge Proof Revolution with Jill Gunter

    What is the current state of privacy in crypto, and what will it look like in the future with continued breakthrough in Zero Knowledge Proofs. In this conversation with Jill Gunter, we discuss the issues surrounding the completely transparent nature of blockchains and how ZK proofs can open up the design space for a host of new applications for DAOs, NFTs, and more.

    • 33 min
    The realities of working for a DAO with Kinjal Shah

    The realities of working for a DAO with Kinjal Shah

    In 2021, DAOs have taken off, ranging from multi-billion dollar protocol DAOs to smaller investment, service, and social DAOs. But what are the realities of working for a DAO? What are the limitations, how do DAOs coordinate, what infrastructure is still needed, and how can people get started with their first DAO? We dive into those questions with Blockchain Capital’s Kinjal Shah, who has first hand experience as a founding member of investment DAO, Komorebi Collective.

    • 32 min
    What the heck is a DAO? with Jesse Pollak

    What the heck is a DAO? with Jesse Pollak

    There is a whole lot of buzz around DAOs - decentralized autonomous organizations. But what exactly are they and what’s all the hype about? How can DAOs forever change how humans organize and connect communities and capital? To kick off the first half of this discussion, Justin & Katherine are joined by Jesse Pollak, the Senior Director of Engineering at Coinbase currently focused on DAOs.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

rykj2 ,

Every episode is a grand slam

Seriously, Katherine and Justin, you guys hit the nail on the head every time. As a relatively new entrant into the crypto economy, I have found each episode timely and informative. The content is accessible yet detailed and gets at the core of some of the most critical elements of this burgeoning digital world. Fascinating topics, expertly delivered. Bravo.

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