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defire is deciphering crypto, one story at a time. Come along on a journey into the crazy world of blockchains and cryptocurrencies. In each episode, we get to know the people behind the hype and listen to their stories. Subscribe today!

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defire is deciphering crypto, one story at a time. Come along on a journey into the crazy world of blockchains and cryptocurrencies. In each episode, we get to know the people behind the hype and listen to their stories. Subscribe today!

    Crypto Theses 2024: Predictions & Narratives from Redphone, the Crypto Storyteller

    Crypto Theses 2024: Predictions & Narratives from Redphone, the Crypto Storyteller

    In this episode, we dive into the mind of Redphone, a crypto philosopher and master storyteller. Redphone shares insights into their journey, predictions for 2024, and the battle between freedom and control in the crypto world.

    • 16 min
    From Obese to Olympian: The Sex Toy Millionaire Pledging His Earnings to Tokenholders

    From Obese to Olympian: The Sex Toy Millionaire Pledging His Earnings to Tokenholders

    The Defire podcast welcomes Alan Frei, a Swiss entrepreneur successful in selling sex toys online. Alan shares his belief in creating interesting stories versus convincing people about his business ideas. He discussed his journey from multiple start-up failures to eventually finding success with his online sex toy business, Amorana. Alan has since stepped away from that venture and is now pursuing an Olympic dream in curling for the Philippines. His entrepreneurial spirit has led him to tokenize his new venture, the Alan Frei company, under Swiss law, creating a unique investment opportunity in his future earnings. Alongside becoming an Olympic curler, Alan is focusing on building stories and creating products with his new venture as he transitions from a traditional business model to a more content-creation and community-focused approach.

    • 57 min
    Drive to Earn: Hivemapper CEO Ariel Seidman On How They Mapped 9% Of The World In Only 12 Months

    Drive to Earn: Hivemapper CEO Ariel Seidman On How They Mapped 9% Of The World In Only 12 Months

    Drive to Earn: Hivemapper CEO Ariel Seidman On How They Mapped 9% Of The World In Only 12 Months

    In this episode of the Defire podcast, Jonas (@defiremoney) speaks with Ariel Seidman (@aseidman), CEO and co-founder of Hivemapper. Ariel shares the story of Hivemapper, a decentralized map of the world built with Solana and community input. With 5.7 million kilometers of roads mapped in just one year using dashcams, Hivemapper has covered about 9% of the world's roads. The drivers earn Honey, a Solana-based token, by mapping roads or training their Map AI. The data collected is then sold to various customers such as logistics companies, mapping companies, governments, insurance companies, and auto manufacturers. Ariel emphasizes the importance of understanding specific use cases and customers' needs when building applications or hardware in the crypto space.

    • 59 min
    Solana's Climb to the Top: A Chat with Austin Federa

    Solana's Climb to the Top: A Chat with Austin Federa

    When I sat down with Austin Federa a few weeks ago, the crypto world's sentiment, especially around Solana, was still a bit bleak. Fast forward to today, and the landscape seems to have shifted dramatically. In our wide-ranging conversation about Solana, we delved deep into:

    - Solana's unique approach to scaling blockchain at its core.
    - The history and evolution of computing and its parallels with blockchain.
    - The economic dynamics of crypto and how Solana fits into the bigger picture.
    - The challenges and criticisms faced by Solana in the crypto community.
    - Austin's journey from environmental studies to the forefront of blockchain technology.

    It's fascinating how a few weeks can change perspectives. Dive into our chat and discover the philosophy, technology, and rise of Solana.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Banking on Bitcoin: Luzius Meisser's Push for Digital Gold Reserves

    Banking on Bitcoin: Luzius Meisser's Push for Digital Gold Reserves

    On the latest episode of the Defire Podcast we have a wide-ranging conversation with Luzius Meisser, a leading entrepreneur, investor, and the Chairman of Bitcoin Suisse. Luzius shares his vision: why the world's National Banks might soon hold Bitcoin in their reserves. Discover why Switzerland is the go-to haven for crypto innovators. Plus, get a firsthand look into Luzius's newest venture, Aktionariat, an ambitious project aimed at tokenizing shares of startups and small companies. Imagine a currency anchored and buoyed by the heart of the economy – its enterprises.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Marc Baumann on Bitcoin Suisse's Journey & Why Brands Like Nike Champion Web3

    Marc Baumann on Bitcoin Suisse's Journey & Why Brands Like Nike Champion Web3

    In this episode Marc Baumann, shares his insights and experiences in the cryptocurrency industry. They delve into topics such as the early years of Bitcoin Suisse and the crucial role played by co-founder Niklas Nikolajsen. They also discuss the marketing strategies employed by Bitcoin Suisse, the potential of the Metaverse and NFTs, the challenges of mainstream adoption, and why brands are still bullish on web3.

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Really interesting stories about crypto. Personally I’m not very bullish on crypto but this is a pleasant listen and has helped me learn more about it. The editing is great and I definitely will be checking out future episodes

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