135 episodes

We highlight the people, products, and protocols shaping the future of crypto, DeFi, and web3. Your hosts, Matthew Howells-Barby and Austin Knight, will take you on a journey of decrypting the various concepts related to blockchain and web3 technology, explaining them in a language that everyone can understand.

The Decrypting Crypto Podcast Matthew Howells-Barby & Austin Knight

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 33 Ratings

We highlight the people, products, and protocols shaping the future of crypto, DeFi, and web3. Your hosts, Matthew Howells-Barby and Austin Knight, will take you on a journey of decrypting the various concepts related to blockchain and web3 technology, explaining them in a language that everyone can understand.

    Everything You Need to Know About the EigenLayer Mainnet Launch

    Everything You Need to Know About the EigenLayer Mainnet Launch

    In this week's episode, Matt gives a full overview of the EigenLayer protocol, how restaking changes the way new projects are launching, and what this means for staking on Ethereum.

    • 27 min
    How Pendle is innovating in the liquid restaking space

    How Pendle is innovating in the liquid restaking space

    In this week's episode we do a deep dive into the DeFi innovation happening within the liquid restaking space via Pendle.

    Alongside this, we give a regulatory update on the SEC's fight with Coinbase, Ripple, and more.

    • 51 min
    Blobs Hit Ethereum, Saylor Engages Beast Mode, and the Sphere Has a Hat

    Blobs Hit Ethereum, Saylor Engages Beast Mode, and the Sphere Has a Hat

    In this week's episode of Off Chain, we discuss the following stories:

    * The Ethereum Dencun Upgrade
    * Microstrategy Doubles Down on Bitcoin... AGAIN
    * WIF is set to appear on the Las Vegas Sphere

    • 31 min
    Farming airdrops as a node operator with Sami & Theo from Noder

    Farming airdrops as a node operator with Sami & Theo from Noder

    In case you didn't notice, it's airdrop season. Free money is raining down but airdrop farmers have to get smarter about how they're going to qualify for these juicy payouts.

    We speak with Theo and Sami, the cofounders of Noder.bot which is a node-as-a-service platform focused on setting you up with pre-mainnet nodes. You don't need any technical knowledge and it's a simple one-click install. If you're exploring airdrops, you have to check this out.

    Listeners can get early access to Noder.bot using code: decrypt

    • 26 min
    Off Chain 2/15/24: Our Killer ETF Trade, PLUS Sotherby's Lists an Ether Rock

    Off Chain 2/15/24: Our Killer ETF Trade, PLUS Sotherby's Lists an Ether Rock

    In this week's episode of Off Chain, we cover the following stories:

    * Sotherbys is auctioning off an Ether Rock… we must be back!
    * Inflows to Bitcoin ETFs reach new highs, powering a BTC rally
    * The Ethereum ETF applications are coming in thick and fast - we share an interesting trade that could really pay off in the run up to the spot ETF approval

    • 33 min
    Off Chain 2/8/24: Staked ETH ETF? AI Passing KYC, and the Ethereum Dencun Upgrade

    Off Chain 2/8/24: Staked ETH ETF? AI Passing KYC, and the Ethereum Dencun Upgrade

    In this week's episode we cover:

    * Ark 21shares amended its spot ETH ETF filing to include a cash creation/redemption process (similar to spot BTC ETFs) and some language surrounding staking.
    * A look at the underground site where basic AI is being used to bypass KYC and AML.
    * Ethereum's Dencun upgrade reaches the final stages of testing, going live on the Holesky testnet, paving the way for it to hit the Ethereum mainnet in late Feb or early March.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

Trevor Oldham ,

Awesome!

One of my new fav podcasts!$

MyFriendJeff ,

Highly informative

Really enjoying this podcast. Matthew and Austin approach the topic from a place of technical and intellectual curiosity, not from investing greed, which makes it the only financially themed podcast I've ever beena able to tolerate. Thanks guys!

Erik from Wisconsin ,

The podcast crypto deserves

Refreshing to find a podcast that is focused on quality content instead of marketing themselves. Keep it up guys.

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