10 episodes

The Saffron Academy Podcast features long-form, candid interviews with some of the most influential people in the cryptocurrency sector — ranging from developers, investors, traders, NFT artists, and more. Our goal is to give our listeners a glimpse into the varied - and sometimes eclectic - lives of some of the public figures behind the financial revolution of cryptocurrency.

Saffron Academy Podcast Saffron Finance

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    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

The Saffron Academy Podcast features long-form, candid interviews with some of the most influential people in the cryptocurrency sector — ranging from developers, investors, traders, NFT artists, and more. Our goal is to give our listeners a glimpse into the varied - and sometimes eclectic - lives of some of the public figures behind the financial revolution of cryptocurrency.

    Episode 9: Justin and Leo (Pangolin)

    Episode 9: Justin and Leo (Pangolin)

    Dingo sits down with Justin and Leo - the CEO and COO of Pangolin, the premiere decentralized exchange on Avalanche. We discuss the history of Pangolin, their relationship with Ava Labs, the Avalanche Rush initiative, innovative new applications for NFTs, Pangolin's roadmap for 2022, and beyond!







    You can find out more about Pangolin at their website below:


    https://pangolin.exchange/


     


    Saffron Socials
    Web3 app: https://saffron.finance
    Telegram: https://t.me/saffronfinance
    Discord: https://discord.gg/pDXpXKY
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/saffronfinance_

    • 49 min
    Episode 8: Mark Richardson (Bancor)

    Episode 8: Mark Richardson (Bancor)

    Zack sits down with Mark Richardson , Head of Research at Bancor. Mark talks about his scientific background and how the COVID pandemic led to him switching career paths, the past and future of Bancor, what the beginnings of DeFi were like, Saffron Finance’s recent whitelisting, governments + crypto, and more.







    You can find out more about Bancor at their website below:


    https://bancor.network/


     


    Saffron Socials
    Web3 app: https://saffron.finance
    Telegram: https://t.me/saffronfinance
    Discord: https://discord.gg/pDXpXKY
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/saffronfinance_

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Episode 7: Maki (SushiSwap)

    Episode 7: Maki (SushiSwap)

    Dingo interviews Sushiswap co-founder Maki. We discuss the incredible beginnings of Sushiswap, the kinds of people Sushiswap tends to hire, their relationship with Uniswap now in 2021, government regulations and why Americans are being uniquely excluded out of cryptocurrency. Get a real taste of what it's like being on the frontier of DeFi in this incredible interview.




    You can find out more about Sushiswap at their website below:


    https://sushi.com/


     


    Saffron Socials
    Web3 app: https://saffron.finance
    Telegram: https://t.me/saffronfinance
    Discord: https://discord.gg/pDXpXKY
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/saffronfinance_

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 6: Anatoly Yakovenko (Solana Labs)

    Episode 6: Anatoly Yakovenko (Solana Labs)

    Dingo interviews Solana Labs CEO/Founder Anatoly Yakovenko. We talk about his previous experience working at Dropbox and Qualcomm and what lead him to develop Solana Labs. From there it's a deep dive on all things Solana - why it's catching on, Proof-of-History, the inflection point of mass crypto adoption, censorship resistance, NFTs, Ultima Online (?), and more!


    You can find out more about Solana ($SOL) at their website below:
    https://solana.com/



    Don't forget to follow Anatoly and Solana for updates on upcoming hackathons:


    https://twitter.com/solana
    https://twitter.com/aeyakovenko


     


    Saffron Socials
    Web3 app: https://saffron.finance
    Telegram: https://t.me/saffronfinance
    Discord: https://discord.gg/pDXpXKY
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/saffronfinance_

    • 39 min
    Episode 5: Hamzah Khan (Polygon)

    Episode 5: Hamzah Khan (Polygon)

    Zack sits down with Hamzah Khan — head of DeFi at Polygon (formerly MATIC) - for this episode of the Saffron Academy Podcast. They talk about what DeFi will look like going forward, the importance of institutional capital vs retail investors, how Polygon is tackling the issue of scalability in blockchain technology, and more. They also get into Polygon Gaming Studios and how they are using NFT and blockchain technology to improve and advance the gaming experience.




     


    Saffron Socials
    Web3 app: https://saffron.finance
    Telegram: https://t.me/saffronfinance
    Discord: https://discord.gg/pDXpXKY
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/saffronfinance_

    • 46 min
    Episode 4: Meltem Demirors (CoinShares)

    Episode 4: Meltem Demirors (CoinShares)

    Zack interviews Meltem Demirors, who is the Chief Strategy Officer of CoinShares - a digital asset investment firm that manages $4B in assets on behalf of a global client base, and serves as a trusted partner to investors and entrepreneurs navigating the digital asset ecosystem. Meltem needs no real introduction, as she has been widely recognized for her personal contributions to the industry and serves as an outspoken advocate for crypto. She is a founding member and co-chair of the World Economic Forum Cryptocurrency Council and testified before the House Financial Services Committee on the importance of Bitcoin. 

    In this episode, Meltem talks about her investment outlook on Saffron Finance, the rabbit hole that got her into crypto, Elon Musk, El Salvador adopting Bitcoin, and more!


     


    Saffron Socials
    Web3 app: https://saffron.finance
    Telegram: https://t.me/saffronfinance
    Discord: https://discord.gg/pDXpXKY
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/saffronfinance_

    • 58 min

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