27 episodes

Welcome to Lightnode, where we engage with pioneering entrepreneurs, visionary venture capitalists, and leading corporate minds. Driven by the same spirit that once ignited the garage days of Silicon Valley, we delve deep into the crypto realm, exploring its capacity to address real-world challenges and craft user-centric solutions.

Lightnode Piotr Saczuk | Aleph Zero

    • Technology

Welcome to Lightnode, where we engage with pioneering entrepreneurs, visionary venture capitalists, and leading corporate minds. Driven by the same spirit that once ignited the garage days of Silicon Valley, we delve deep into the crypto realm, exploring its capacity to address real-world challenges and craft user-centric solutions.

    AI x Crypto Primer | Alex Cheema, HomeDAO

    AI x Crypto Primer | Alex Cheema, HomeDAO

    Our guest today is Alex Cheema, Founding Member of HomeDAO, researching and building in the intersection of AI and Crypto. Previously, Alex took care of the DeFi side at Portofino Technologies and led the Oxford Blockchain Society as its president.—Follow Alex’s Twitter: https://x.com/ac_cryptoFollow Piotr’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/Piotr_SaczukFollow Piotr’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/piotr-saczuk-0347521bb/Subscribe on Apple: shorturl.at/IY019Subscribe on Spotify: shorturl.at...

    • 53 min
    The Enterprise Orange Pill | Dirk Roeder, Telekom MMS

    The Enterprise Orange Pill | Dirk Roeder, Telekom MMS

    Dirk is the esteemed Head of Web3 Infrastructure & Solutions at Telekom MMS, a fully-owned subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom. Dirk is an avid Bitcoin enthusiast, actively disseminating blockchain knowledge since 2016. Additionally, his diverse background includes managing product placement for Audi and BMW and the foundation of two IT start-ups.—Follow Dirk’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/droeder72/Follow Piotr’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/Piotr_SaczukFollow Piotr’s LinkedIn: https...

    • 55 min
    SocialFi: Greed is Good | Luffi, Zee Prime Capital

    SocialFi: Greed is Good | Luffi, Zee Prime Capital

    Our guest today is Luffi who is working on flexible capital solutions at Zee Prime Capital.—Follow Luffi’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/luffistotleFollow Piotr’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/Piotr_SaczukFollow Piotr’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/piotr-saczuk-0347521bb/Subscribe on Apple: shorturl.at/IY019Subscribe on Spotify: shorturl.at/fqxZ8Subscribe Lightnode’s Website: https://www.saczukpiotr.xyz Subscribe Lightnode’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lightnode-podcast/...

    • 43 min
    New Kids On The Block | Danish Chaudhry, Paper Ventures

    New Kids On The Block | Danish Chaudhry, Paper Ventures

    Our guest today is Danish Chaudhry, GP & Co-Founder of a new seed stage-focused fund, Paper Ventures. Danish is a seasoned professional and experienced operator who previously worked at EY & BlackRock before joining web3 full-time as Managing Director of Bitcoin.com.—Follow Paper Ventures’ Twitter: https://twitter.com/papervcFollow Danish’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/djchaudhry_?lang=enFollow Danish’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/djchaudhry/?originalSubdomain=ukFollow Piotr...

    • 45 min
    From Y Combinator to Beacon | Kenzi Wang, Beacon Accelerator, Symbolic Capital

    From Y Combinator to Beacon | Kenzi Wang, Beacon Accelerator, Symbolic Capital

    Kenzi, co-founder of Symbolic Capital, joins us to discuss venture capital in the blockchain space. A seasoned entrepreneur and investor, he's a core contributor at Beacon Accelerator & Founding Partner at Symbolic Capital and formerly served as Vice President at Huobi Global. With roots in NEA-backed Traction and experience from multiple VC funds, including Borderless Capital, we'll dive into Kenzi's insights on blockchain investments, accelerators, and his rich journey in the crypto wor...

    • 37 min
    From Wall Street to Web3 Investments | Sachi Kamiya, Polygon Ventures

    From Wall Street to Web3 Investments | Sachi Kamiya, Polygon Ventures

    Our guest today is Sachi Kamiya - a Wall Street credit trader turned Web3 investor. As a founding member of Polygon Ventures, she leads the 100M ecosystem fund and was responsible for setting the initial framework for investing and growing the team.Sachi also spearheaded and closed the 500MM Polygon raise.Besides that, she’s an angel investor and Venture Partner at Symbolic Capital.She has lived in four different countries and speaks three languages.—Follow Sachi's Twitter: https://twitter.co...

    • 40 min

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