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Mission DeFi showcases innovation in the DeFi ecosystem. Our mission is to advance the cause of freedom that decentralized finance & cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, Bitcoin, and many others represent.

Hosted by Brad Nickel with 26 years of experience in tech, startups, & crypto, he interviews and profiles innovative projects, their founders, & provides how-tos for investing in the DeFi ecosystem.

Mission: DeFi is presented by Material Indicators(https://materialindicators.com) & Blacknox (https://blacknox.com) Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/missiondefi/support

Mission: DeFi Brad Nickel

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Mission DeFi showcases innovation in the DeFi ecosystem. Our mission is to advance the cause of freedom that decentralized finance & cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, Bitcoin, and many others represent.

Hosted by Brad Nickel with 26 years of experience in tech, startups, & crypto, he interviews and profiles innovative projects, their founders, & provides how-tos for investing in the DeFi ecosystem.

Mission: DeFi is presented by Material Indicators(https://materialindicators.com) & Blacknox (https://blacknox.com) Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/missiondefi/support

    DeFi Lunch (Ep 157) - June 24, 2022 - Learn how to earn more with @AnkrStaking with @FilipeDeFi from @Ankr

    DeFi Lunch (Ep 157) - June 24, 2022 - Learn how to earn more with @AnkrStaking with @FilipeDeFi from @Ankr

    We had a great time getting to know Filipe from Ankr Staking and learning everything about the first liquid staking project in the world. Gain insights into how you can earn more with staking for multiple blockchains including Fantom, Binance Chain, Ethereum, Avalanche, and much more. You also will learn how you can earn more or borrow against the derivative token for the platform. 

    Not only will you learn about the platform, the Ankr ecosystem, and how you can leverage it for earnings, but you also get to hear about Filipe's career path from Financial Advisor to Product owner. 

    Project Name: Anke Staking

    Project URL: https://www.ankr.com/staking/stake/

    Project Twitter: https://twitter.com/ankrstaking

    Project Telegram: https://t.me/ankrstaking

    Project Discord: https://discord.gg/hs2SK9pBXP

    Project Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/Ankr/

    Guest Name: Filipe G.

    Guest Twitter: https://twitter.com/FilipeDeFi

    Joe Cawley and Brad Nickel cover the DeFi news of the day, new opportunities in the space including liquidity pools, yield farming, staking, and much more.  

    This is not financial advice. Nothing said on the show should be considered financial advice. This is just the opinions of Brad Nickel, Joe Cawley, and our guests. None of us are financial advisors. Trading, participating, yield farming, liquidity pools, and all of DeFi and crypto is high risk and dangerous. If you decide to participate, do your own research. Never count on the research of others. We don't know what we are talking about and you can lose all your money. Never invest more than you can afford to lose, because you probably will lose it all.


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    • 1 hr 7 min
    DeFi Lunch (Ep 156) - June 23, 2022 - Douchebag of the week - Michael Saylor, Solar BTC Mining, #Deglobalization @PeterZeihan, @Nexo rollup, @coinbase KYR,

    DeFi Lunch (Ep 156) - June 23, 2022 - Douchebag of the week - Michael Saylor, Solar BTC Mining, #Deglobalization @PeterZeihan, @Nexo rollup, @coinbase KYR,

    The End of The World Is Just Beginning - https://www.amazon.com/End-World-Just-Beginning-Globalization/dp/006323047X

    The End Of The World Is Just Beginning For Shipping - https://gcaptain.com/end-of-the-world-is-just-beginning-book-review/

    Douchebag of the week is Michael Saylor - https://www.business2community.com/crypto-news/microstrategy-ceo-michael-saylor-calls-for-crypto-regulation-02509375

    Polygon's MATIC Up 20% Amid Whale Accumulation, Carbon Neutrality Push - https://decrypt.co/103632/polygons-matic-up-20-amid-whale-accumulation-carbon-neutrality-push

    Nexo to start acquiring crypto firms - https://nexo.io/blog/the-great-crypto-consolidation-nexos-role-in-aiding-businesses-and-investors

    NHL Launching NFT Marketplace for Hockey Collectibles - https://decrypt.co/103617/nhl-launching-nft-marketplace-for-hockey-collectibles

    Coinbase enforcing Know Your Recipient on customers in Netherlands - https://help.coinbase.com/en/coinbase/trading-and-funding/sending-or-receiving-cryptocurrency/sending-crypto-nl?utm_source=Iterable

    Solar-Powered Bitcoin Miner Starts Operations Despite Difficult Market - https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/06/23/new-solar-powered-bitcoin-miner-launches-operations-despite-difficult-market/

    Crypto lending platform Nexo has appointed Citibank to advise on acquisitions during the current market turmoil - https://twitter.com/cointelegraph/status/1539848246498971649?s=28&t=L9wGTUvosrHqR2EVA-rkkA

    Crypto Lending Platform Maple Finance Latest To Warn of ‘Insufficient Cash’ Amid Market Turmoil - https://blockworks.co/crypto-lender-maple-finance-latest-to-warn-of-insufficient-cash-amid-market-turmoil/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily%20NL%20Tuesday%206.21.22&utm_term=Daily%20Newsletter

    Bitcoin billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried bails out embattled crypto firms BlockFi and Voyager - https://www.cnbc.com/2022/06/22/sam-bankman-fried-rescues-crypto-lenders-blockfi-voyager.html

    Coinbase killing Pro and customers are annoyed about getting ripped off even worse than they already were - https://twitter.com/b05crypto/status/1539781119050190849


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    • 48 min
    DeFi Lunch (Ep 155) - June 22, 2022 - @BungeeExchange, Draper Bitcoin Studio, Bitcoin Miners dumping,

    DeFi Lunch (Ep 155) - June 22, 2022 - @BungeeExchange, Draper Bitcoin Studio, Bitcoin Miners dumping,

    Draper Decentralized Studio - https://studio.draperx.vc/

    Bungee Cross Chain Bridge Aggregator - https://bungee.exchange/

    Bitcoin miners sold their entire May harvest: report - https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-miners-sold-their-entire-may-harvest-report?utm_source=Telegram&utm_medium=social

    NFT Marketplace Volume Crashes $12 Billion to New 2022 Lows - https://beincrypto.com/nft-marketplace-volume-12-billion-2022-lows/




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    Mission DeFi EP 64 - Scoopy Trooples ( @scupytrooples ) from @AlchemixFi on the project & what founders should know

    Mission DeFi EP 64 - Scoopy Trooples ( @scupytrooples ) from @AlchemixFi on the project & what founders should know

    One of my favorite people in DeFi -> @scupytrooples is on Mission: DeFi.

    * Where @AlchemixFi is & what's next

    * What he would advise new founders about building in #DeFi

    * Do Kwon, the industry/market, the path forward

    and much more!

    Don't miss it!

    https://www.missiondefi.com/scoopy2

    Guest Name: Scoopy Trooples

    Guest Twitter: https://twitter.com/scupytrooples

    Project Name: Alchemix

    Project URL: https://alchemix.fi/

    Project Twitter: https://twitter.com/AlchemixFi




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    DeFi Lunch (Ep 154) - June 21, 2022 - @XBT3D explains why he's a #btcmaxi & his predictions on price, @farmerdbrown on population economics,

    DeFi Lunch (Ep 154) - June 21, 2022 - @XBT3D explains why he's a #btcmaxi & his predictions on price, @farmerdbrown on population economics,

    Our friend Shaun (https://twitter.com/XBT3D) goes through his 5 standards for money and why he thinks Bitcoin is the only currency that fits. 

    Shaun is an algorithmic trader and spends his days monitoring thousands of trades daily from the algos he writes himself, including for Bitcoin Hedge Funds.


    Known and unchangeable monetary policy that can't be changed
    Decentralization - Option for self custody.
    Accessible in time and space
    Fungibility
    Put it to use - buy things, earn yield, collateral against a loan, etc. 

    We also discussed his predictions for the market in the coming months. 

    Farmer D. Brown - Demographics are destiny. This chart is the most predictable and investable trend of our lifetimes. - https://twitter.com/farmerdbrown/status/1537792750120484865


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    DeFi Lunch (Ep 153) - June 20, 2022 - Ultimate DCA with @Liquity #RadicalDecentralization, @solendprotocol mess, @CryptoRank_io cool tool & More

    DeFi Lunch (Ep 153) - June 20, 2022 - Ultimate DCA with @Liquity #RadicalDecentralization, @solendprotocol mess, @CryptoRank_io cool tool & More

    The ultimate DCA using liquidations at @Liquity - https://twitter.com/korpi87/status/1538490313110880256

    The Solend Mess - https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/06/20/defi-protocol-solend-passes-governance-vote-to-reverse-emergency-powers/

    Coinbase is facing class-action suits over unstable stablecoins GYEN, USTC - https://cointelegraph.com/news/coinbase-is-facing-class-action-suits-over-unstable-stablecoins-gyen-terrausd

    Cool tool - https://cryptorank.io/

    Another Terra/ Luna lawsuit - https://twitter.com/tier10k/status/1538151023692374016?s=21&t=e9gtLmOUDes3LzBVgsv2GA

    QAnon influencers are now reportedly defrauding their followers via cryptocurrency scams - https://cryptonewsbtc.org/2022/06/20/qanon-influencers-are-now-reportedly-defrauding-their-followers-via-cryptocurrency-scams/

    Crypto lending firm Celsius asks users for more time to fix issues - https://www.cnbc.com/2022/06/20/celsius-asks-users-for-more-time-to-fix-issues-after-withdrawal-freeze.html

    Sam Bankman-Fried: FTX Has 'Responsibility' to Step In and Stem Crypto Contagion - https://decrypt.co/103319/sam-bankman-fried-ftx-has-responsibility-to-step-in-and-stem-crypto-contagion

    Korea bars Terra developers from leaving the country - https://www.theblock.co/post/153048/terra-developers-in-korea-barred-from-leaving-the-country

    Bancor’s Impermanent Loss Protection is temporarily paused - https://blog.bancor.network/market-conditions-update-june-19-2022-e5b857b39336

    Walken is now the largest P2E game - https://twitter.com/b05crypto/status/1538643861089701888

    Joe Cawley and Brad Nickel cover the DeFi news of the day, new opportunities in the space including liquidity pools, yield farming, staking, and much more.  

    This is not financial advice. Nothing said on the show should be considered financial advice. This is just the opinions of Brad Nickel, Joe Cawley, and our guests. None of us are financial advisors. Trading, participating, yield farming, liquidity pools, and all of DeFi and crypto is high risk and dangerous. If you decide to participate, do your own research. Never count on the research of others. We don't know what we are talking about and you can lose all your money. Never invest more than you can afford to lose, because you probably will lose it all.


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    • 58 min

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GREAT SHOW!

I really enjoy your show, after listening to a few episodes I was totally hooked, it has great direction, it deals with very instructive and interesting topics. I really love this program!

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Stelar discussion between Alex Svanevik founder of Nansen

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DEFI DADS I NEVER HAD

Don’t tell my other dad ( he’s also into crypto)
All jokes aside, what an abundance of knowledge and information. So grateful for these insights, really helps to keep me in the loop when I’m busy all day at work. Thanks so much! Keep it up!

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