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Sharpen your crypto knowledge with Unqualified Opinions, featuring insights from crypto's leading team of analysts

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Sharpen your crypto knowledge with Unqualified Opinions, featuring insights from crypto's leading team of analysts

    The Story | A Better Business Model for Social Media with Toe Bautista

    The Story | A Better Business Model for Social Media with Toe Bautista

    Many "innovations" in social media turn out to be short-term fads. But as Toe Bautista explains, builders in the "SocialFi" industry are coming forward with products that change how apps are built and creators make money - changes to the underlying economics of the industry which historically, tend to be much more reliable indicators of long-term adoption.

    (00:00) - Hire with Hirechain

    (00:40) - Intro

    (03:31) - Mainnet is Coming!

    (04:30) - A Better Business Model for Social Media
    Hosted by Ryan Selkis (https://twitter.com/twobitidiot)Written and Produced by Steve BichimerBased on "Social Fi: Exploring Social Media Business Model Innovation", by Dustin Teander (https://twitter.com/Saypien_)Follow Messari on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MessariCryptoFollow Unqualified Opinions on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0uG5qpwFg67zTt0VQRTaZ7?si=13163cbebe01415eFollow Unqualified Opinions on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/messaris-unqualified-opinions/id1455666979
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    Your next hire could come from anywhere - a recruiter, a job board, a referral network, or a conference.
    Hirechain manages hundreds of candidate sources for you, so you only see relevant applications and can focus on picking the best person for your team. On average, our customers fill open roles twice as fast as with traditional recruiters.
    Leading companies like the Graph and Messari already use Hirechain. So get your time back - talk to Hirechain today and hire the best, fast. Visit https://hirechain.io/Messari for prioritized onboarding.____
    This episode and its contents do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Messari, Inc. Hosts and guests may hold cryptocurrencies discussed in this content. This content is meant for informational purposes only. It is not meant to serve as investment advice. You should conduct your own research, and consult an independent financial, tax, or legal advisor before making any investment decisions. Nothing contained in this content is a recommendation or suggestion, directly or indirectly, to buy, sell, make, or hold any investment, loan, commodity, or security, or to undertake any investment or trading strategy with respect to any investment, loan, commodity, security, or any issuer. This content should not be construed as an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security or commodity. Messari does not guarantee the sequence, accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of any information provided in this content.

    • 15 min
    The Story | The Boring Assets Making RWA's Exciting

    The Story | The Boring Assets Making RWA's Exciting

    Real World Assets, or putting the core pieces of the world's existing financial system like cash, treasuries, and real estate on-chain, have long been touted as a use case that would make these assets significantly more useful. But so far, stablecoins and cash substitutes have been the only RWA with any mass adoption. But as Kinji Steimetz explains, the category has seen rapid growth in the last 18 months - growth that might point towards an unlock in a few key subsectors.

    (00:00) - Hire with Hirechain

    (00:40) - Intro

    (03:33) - Mainnet is Coming!

    (04:33) - What's driving the growth in RWA's?
    Hosted by Ryan Selkis (https://twitter.com/twobitidiot)Written and Produced by Steve BichimerBased on "Welcome to the Real World", by Kinji Steimetz (https://twitter.com/SteimetzKinji)Follow Messari on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MessariCryptoFollow Unqualified Opinions on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0uG5qpwFg67zTt0VQRTaZ7?si=13163cbebe01415eFollow Unqualified Opinions on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/messaris-unqualified-opinions/id1455666979
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    Your next hire could come from anywhere - a recruiter, a job board, a referral network, or a conference.
    Hirechain manages hundreds of candidate sources for you, so you only see relevant applications and can focus on picking the best person for your team. On average, our customers fill open roles twice as fast as with traditional recruiters.
    Leading companies like the Graph and Messari already use Hirechain. So get your time back - talk to Hirechain today and hire the best, fast. Visit https://hirechain.io/Messari for prioritized onboarding.____
    This episode and its contents do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Messari, Inc. Hosts and guests may hold cryptocurrencies discussed in this content. This content is meant for informational purposes only. It is not meant to serve as investment advice. You should conduct your own research, and consult an independent financial, tax, or legal advisor before making any investment decisions. Nothing contained in this content is a recommendation or suggestion, directly or indirectly, to buy, sell, make, or hold any investment, loan, commodity, or security, or to undertake any investment or trading strategy with respect to any investment, loan, commodity, security, or any issuer. This content should not be construed as an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security or commodity. Messari does not guarantee the sequence, accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of any information provided in this content.

    • 11 min
    The Story | Ethereum's Inflection Point with Seth Bloomberg

    The Story | Ethereum's Inflection Point with Seth Bloomberg

    Four years ago, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin laid out his vision for the network's scalability driven by rollups, and that vision has largely come to fruition. But as Seth Bloomberg explains, those rollups are now running into scalability problems of their own - and the Ethereum ecosystem once again finds itself at an inflection point.

    (00:00) - Hire with Hirechain

    (00:40) - Intro

    (04:15) - Messari Mainnet 2024 is coming!

    (05:15) - Ethereum's Inflection Point
    Hosted by Ryan Selkis (https://twitter.com/twobitidiot)Written and Produced by Steve BichimerBased on "A Deep Dive into Proof Marketplaces", by Seth Bloomberg (https://twitter.com/bloomberg_seth)Follow Messari on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MessariCryptoFollow Unqualified Opinions on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0uG5qpwFg67zTt0VQRTaZ7?si=13163cbebe01415eFollow Unqualified Opinions on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/messaris-unqualified-opinions/id1455666979
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    Your next hire could come from anywhere - a recruiter, a job board, a referral network, or a conference.
    Hirechain manages hundreds of candidate sources for you, so you only see relevant applications and can focus on picking the best person for your team. On average, our customers fill open roles twice as fast as with traditional recruiters.
    Leading companies like the Graph and Messari already use Hirechain. So get your time back - talk to Hirechain today and hire the best, fast. Visit https://hirechain.io/Messari for prioritized onboarding.____
    This episode and its contents do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Messari, Inc. Hosts and guests may hold cryptocurrencies discussed in this content. This content is meant for informational purposes only. It is not meant to serve as investment advice. You should conduct your own research, and consult an independent financial, tax, or legal advisor before making any investment decisions. Nothing contained in this content is a recommendation or suggestion, directly or indirectly, to buy, sell, make, or hold any investment, loan, commodity, or security, or to undertake any investment or trading strategy with respect to any investment, loan, commodity, security, or any issuer. This content should not be construed as an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security or commodity. Messari does not guarantee the sequence, accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of any information provided in this content.

    • 15 min
    The Story | A Lending Renaissance with Kinji Steimetz

    The Story | A Lending Renaissance with Kinji Steimetz

    Decentralized lending protocols like Aave and Compound drove explosive growth in DeFi. But as Kinji Steimetz explains, new entrants are ready to take the next step.

    (00:00) - Hire with Hirechain

    (00:40) - Intro

    (03:01) - Messari Mainnet is Coming!

    (04:01) - The Next Wave of DeFi
    Hosted by Ryan Selkis (https://twitter.com/twobitidiot)Written and Produced by Steve BichimerBased on "A Lending Renaissance" (Messari Enterprise, 2024), by Kinji Steimetz (https://twitter.com/SteimetzKinji)Follow Messari on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MessariCryptoFollow Unqualified Opinions on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0uG5qpwFg67zTt0VQRTaZ7?si=13163cbebe01415eFollow Unqualified Opinions on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/messaris-unqualified-opinions/id1455666979
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    Your next hire could come from anywhere - a recruiter, a job board, a referral network, or a conference.
    Hirechain manages hundreds of candidate sources for you, so you only see relevant applications and can focus on picking the best person for your team. On average, our customers fill open roles twice as fast as with traditional recruiters.
    Leading companies like the Graph and Messari already use Hirechain. So get your time back - talk to Hirechain today and hire the best, fast. Visit https://hirechain.io/Messari for prioritized onboarding.____
    Thank you to the following organizations for giving their permission to use clips in this episode: Bankless, SALT____
    This episode and its contents do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Messari, Inc. Hosts and guests may hold cryptocurrencies discussed in this content. This content is meant for informational purposes only. It is not meant to serve as investment advice. You should conduct your own research, and consult an independent financial, tax, or legal advisor before making any investment decisions. Nothing contained in this content is a recommendation or suggestion, directly or indirectly, to buy, sell, make, or hold any investment, loan, commodity, or security, or to undertake any investment or trading strategy with respect to any investment, loan, commodity, security, or any issuer. This content should not be construed as an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security or commodity. Messari does not guarantee the sequence, accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of any information provided in this content.

    • 12 min
    India's Burgeoning Crypto Scene with WazirX CEO Nischal Shetty

    India's Burgeoning Crypto Scene with WazirX CEO Nischal Shetty

    Nischal clears up misconceptions about India's regulatory landscape and shares what he's seeing that has him excited about the future of crypto in India.
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    • 40 min
    Ledger CEO Pascal Gauthier on the Business of Being Your Own Bank

    Ledger CEO Pascal Gauthier on the Business of Being Your Own Bank

    Ledger CEO Pascal Gauthier joins The Unqualified Opinions podcast to discuss self custody, and the user experience of being your own bank. 
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    Lukka - Crypto taxes made simple. Use the promo code "MESSARITAX" and get $5 off the normal price of $19.95 
    Crypto.com - The best place to Buy, Earn, Pay with Crypto.
    Choice by Kingdom Trust: Bitcoin, Stocks, ETFs, Gold and more. All in one retirement account. https://www.retirewithchoice.com/messari
    Bitstamp is the original global cryptocurrency exchange. Since 2011, we’ve been a cornerstone of the industry, earning the trust of over four million individuals and top financial institutions looking for a reliable trading venue. Whether you’re trading on our web platform, mobile app or industry-leading APIs, Bitstamp gives you the professional-grade tools you need to execute your strategy. Download the Bitstamp app or visit Bitstamp.net/Pro to learn more and start trading today!
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    • 50 min

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