Modern Finance breaks down all things bitcoin, cryptocurrency, finance hacks & tips, decentralized finance (DeFi), yield farming, NFTs, robo-investing, and more. Join entrepreneur and technology venture capitalist Kevin Rose as he interviews experts and the entrepreneurs building modern finance tools. Time Magazine calls Kevin one of the "Top 25 Most Influential People on the Web," and Bloomberg lists him as a "Top 25 Angel Investor." Kevin has appeared on the Jimmy Fallon Show, Charlie Rose Show, as well as the print covers of Businessweek and Inc. Magazine.
Liquidable Eth Staking with Lido
Vasiliy Shapovalov, the cofounder of Lido.fi, breaks down the mechanics of staking for digital assets, including Ethereum 2.0, while still allowing for liquidity with a token representing your portion of the stake.
Nexo — NFT Lending and High Yield Savings
Kevin is joined by cryptocurrency lending platform Nexo co-founder Antoni Trenchev to discuss how the company is able to offer its clientele such high interest rates, the pros and cons of federal regulation over digital assets, the utility of the NEXO token, and how people can earn crypto by lending their NFTs.
The Future of Decentralized Banking with Bankless
Kevin is joined by Ryan Sean Adams and David Hoffman of the Bankless podcast to discuss the current state of Decentralized Finance, The view on the role of layer one vs. layer two protocols, and the future of Banking.
Consensus - The Proof Collective's Grail Project, Heart You PFP, Twitter NFTs, Frog Nation, and Opera Browser
On this week's Consensus, Kevin, Feyyaz, and John O'Connell discuss the latest in Crypto and NFT. Kevin updates everyone on the new Proof Collective projects, including the Grails project and Heart You PFP. They cover the new Twitter Blue, which adds NFT profile pic support. They also cover Cover Frog Nation, An alternative to OpenSea called LOOKS, and Feyyaz drops alpha on Fantom and Opera Browser.
Particle: Fractionalizing Banksy with NFTs
Kevin sits with the founders of the Particle Collection. Particle aims to acquire and tokenize the world's greatest masterpieces via a Particalization Process which involves taking a painting's title deed, or the legal term for proof of ownership, and dividing into (in the case of the first acquisition) a 100x100 grid resulting in 10,000 unique NFTs. Their first piece; Banksy's 2005 "Love is in the Air."
From Web2 to Web3: Alexis Ohanian and Kevin Rose
Kevin is joined by Alexis Ohanian, founder of venture capital firm SevenSevenSix and co-founder of Reddit. Here, they discuss youthful Digg vs. Reddit rivalry, Web2 lessons for Web3 aspirants, the cultural and economic benefits of diversifying the crypto space, NFT collecting, the future of investment, Bored Apes vs. CryptoPunks, the power of community, and much more.
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!
I’m learning a ton. There’s so much information to absorb that I can’t listen to it passively, e.g., when I’m working out, or faster than 1x speed.
Proof Collective #826
Love this podcast. The ideas are flowing every time I listen to a new episode. I bought a Proof collective! Can’t wait to see what that garners.