The official podcast of CryptoMarketsWiki.
EP 19: Coinbase Goes Public
Matt and Thom discuss Coinbase's recent debut as a publicly-traded company, as well as some updates about a company that wants to revitalize the U.S.'s struggling bitcoin mining industry.
00:30 - Coinbase direct listing14:20 - Riot Blockchain says it's going to be the "biggest bitcoin miner in North America"
EP 18: Building a Better Mousetrap
BlockFi is a New York City-based start-up cryptocurrency financial institution. It offers lots of crypto services to its customers, including lending U.S. dollars against bitcoin and other cryptocurrency as collateral, as well as accepting deposits of cryptocurrencies which pay interest to the depositor.
David Olsson is the Global Head of Distribution at BlockFi. Previously, he worked in the financial markets for two decades, managing teams at companies like Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse. On this episode of the CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast, Olsson sits down to talk about about how BlockFi is striving to become the global crypto bank of the future.
EP 17: The Ripple Effect
In this episode of the CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast, Matt Raebel and Thom Thompson discuss some of the biggest stories of the year so far.
00:59 - Ripple's lawsuits04:10 - Polkadot09:30 - Regulation updates12:41 - Bakkt's IPO21:30 - Jihan Wu no longer CEO of Bitmain
Ep 16: A Year of Highs and Lows
In this episode of the CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast, Matt Raebel and Thom Thompson discuss their picks for the biggest cryptocurrency and blockchain stories of 2020.
Ep 15: Digitizing the Capital Markets
EP 14: The 80/20 Split
DrawBridge Lending LLC sees itself as the “bridge” between the cryptocurrency world and the world of institutional trading. Jason Urban, the company's founder and CEO, had over 20 years of experience working in the financial markets before starting DrawBridge with his partners, working at firms like Goldman Sachs and DRW. In this episode, Urban discusses the finer points of running a business based around lending against cryptocurrency, the state of institutional demand for digital asset products, how to work with regulators, and more.