56 episodes

The official podcast of Blockchain.com, bringing you some of the greatest conversations in cryptocurrency. Hosted by Dr. Garrick Hileman, Head of Research at Blockchain.com and Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics.

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The official podcast of Blockchain.com, bringing you some of the greatest conversations in cryptocurrency. Hosted by Dr. Garrick Hileman, Head of Research at Blockchain.com and Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics.

    Episode 55: How Gibraltar is Championing Crypto with Albert Isola MP

    Episode 55: How Gibraltar is Championing Crypto with Albert Isola MP

    While some countries and jurisdictions are restricting cryptocurrency use, British Overseas Territory Gibraltar has been praised as one of the more savvy jurisdictions for crypto regulation.

    In this episode, we spoke with Albert Isola MP, Gibraltar’s Minister for Digital and Financial Services. We touch on Gibraltar’s early and ongoing success welcoming not just crypto entrepreneurs but also gaming entrepreneurs, as 75% of the UK's online gaming business is booked through Gibraltar. 

    We also discuss what’s next for Gibraltar in terms of DeFi, DAOs, and much more.

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    • 42 min
    Episode 54: Exploring DAOs with Index Coop

    Episode 54: Exploring DAOs with Index Coop

    In this episode, we spoke with Simon Judd of DAO Index Coop. We explore what exactly is a DAO, what some of the key benefits this organizational structure offers, and the work of Index Coop - a Blockchain Ventures supported project.

    As a former Marine Corps Officer, we touch on Simon’s experience exploring the world of crypto while serving in the United States Armed Forces and explore the controversial question of whether crypto is somehow unpatriotic, as some have claimed?

    If you enjoyed the show, don't forget to subscribe and leave a review.

    Start your crypto journey with Blockchain.com today.

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    • 39 min
    Episode 53: Circle's Jeremy Allaire on USDC and the Future of Stablecoins

    Episode 53: Circle's Jeremy Allaire on USDC and the Future of Stablecoins

    As part of our monthly Market Outlook live event, we spoke with Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Circle, Jeremy Allaire.

    Circle is a financial tech firm that enables businesses to seamlessly utilize stablecoins and public blockchains for payments and commerce. Circle is also the pioneer of USD Coin (USDC), the fastest-growing, fully-reserved, and regulated dollar digital currency.

    Sign up for February’s Market Outlook event here:https://blockchain.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ECWCKDEwQuGMUjF3P13VUg

    If you enjoyed the show, don't forget to subscribe and leave a review.

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    • 50 min
    Episode 52: Crypto Journalism with Laura Shin

    Episode 52: Crypto Journalism with Laura Shin

    In this episode, we spoke with Laura Shin, crypto-journalist and host of Unchained.

    To celebrate Laura’s forthcoming book, The Cryptopians: Idealism, Greed, Lies, and the Making of the First Big Cryptocurrency Craze we’re giving away 10 signed copies, to be in with a chance of winning simply head over to our Twitter page @blockchain, follow us and retweet this episode's post. 

    As a former Senior Editor at Forbes, Laura was first a mainstream journalist before covering crypto full-time. We cover the seismic change in crypto media coverage from the days of the Silk Road to present.  

    If you enjoyed the show, don't forget to subscribe and leave a review.

    Start your crypto journey with Blockchain.com today.

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    Pre-order Laura’s book here: http://bit.ly/cryptopians

    • 41 min
    Episode 51: Navigating Crypto Twitter with Natalie Brunell

    Episode 51: Navigating Crypto Twitter with Natalie Brunell

    In this episode, we spoke with former broadcast journalist and host of Coin Stories podcast Natalie Brunnell.

    We cover the role of social media in the crypto landscape and the significance of creating content as a woman, in a space largely inhabited by men. Natalie shares her insight on navigating crypto Twitter, as well as tips on key industry figures to follow.

    We also touch on El Salvador’s recent adoption of Bitcoin and Natalie speculates on which country might be next.

    If you enjoyed the show, don't forget to subscribe and leave a review.

    Start your crypto journey with Blockchain.com today.

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    • 41 min
    Crypto Basics: 10 of the Most Commonly Asked Questions about Crypto

    Crypto Basics: 10 of the Most Commonly Asked Questions about Crypto

    Getting to grips with the fundamentals of cryptocurrency can be tricky. To help you on your journey, Blockchain.com Co-Founder Nic Cary and Head of Research Dr. Garrick Hileman answer 10 of the most commonly asked questions about crypto.

    Whether you’re totally new to crypto or would like to brush up on some basics, this episode covers:


    What is the history of money?
    What is Bitcoin and why should I care about it?
    What gives Bitcoin value in the eyes of its investors?
    What drives the price of Bitcoin?
    Why is the price of Bitcoin so volatile?
    What are some of the common misconceptions around Bitcoin?
    Is it too late to invest in Bitcoin?
    How can I buy crypto today?
    What's the difference between a custodial and non-custodial wallet?
    Where can I go to learn more?



    Resources:

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    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

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20 Ratings

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Great show

Great insightful guests. Gives you a great look into the people who started many alt-coin projects for who currently run them or major trading platforms. Only complaint is that it sounds like they are recording in the bathroom 🤣. Definitely needs a sound room and a compressor.

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