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A podcast tapping the brains of leaders across all verticals in the digital asset industry. Hosted by Tom Shaughnessy, Piers Kicks, and the team at Delphi Digital.

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    • 4.6 • 74 Ratings

A podcast tapping the brains of leaders across all verticals in the digital asset industry. Hosted by Tom Shaughnessy, Piers Kicks, and the team at Delphi Digital.

    How NFTs are Revolutionizing Media w/ Seth Green, Shaan Bhagat, & Chris Waters

    How NFTs are Revolutionizing Media w/ Seth Green, Shaan Bhagat, & Chris Waters

    In this episode, we’re joined by Seth Green, Shaan Bhagat, and Chris Waters, the team behind Globitron and the B-bots, an NFT cartoon project. We discuss the challenges of funding in traditional media, what NFTs and CC0 unlock for the industry, the importance of building strong fan communities, and much more.

    Show Notes:

    (00:00:00) – Introduction.

    (00:03:00) – Origin story of Globitron.

    (00:08:03) – Hollywood vs. NFTs.

    (00:12:35) – Getting funded in traditional media.

    (00:15:51) – Community & a strong social foundation.

    (00:22:12) – Overview on Globitron and the B-bots.

    (00:32:27) – CC0 and disruptive models for media.

    (00:56:01) – The Rising Tide model.

    (01:06:06) – The B-bots drop.

    Social links:


    Seth’s Twitter
    Chris’ Twitter
    Shaan’s Twitter
    B-bots Twitter
    Masterfile Twitter

    Resources:


    B-bots Website
    Globitron Website
    Masterfile Website

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    Disclosures: This podcast is strictly informational and educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any tokens or securities or to make any financial decisions. Do not trade or invest in any project, tokens, or securities based upon this podcast episode. The host and members at Delphi Digital may personally own tokens or art that are mentioned on the podcast. Our current show features paid sponsorships which may be featured at the start, middle, and/or the end of the episode. These sponsorships are for informational purposes only and are not a solicitation to use any product, service or token. Delphi’s transparency page can be viewed here.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Day in the Life of a Crypto Lawyer | Full Disclosure Ep.1

    Day in the Life of a Crypto Lawyer | Full Disclosure Ep.1

    This week on Full Disclosure, Gabe and Sarah talk about their paths into crypto law, the best & worst part of the job, and commentary on the Stabenow Boozman Bill that gives the CFTC jurisdiction on regulating digital commodities.

    Show Notes:

    (00:00:00) – Introduction.

    (00:00:55) – Drink of the week.

    (00:01:22) – Getting into crypto law.

    (00:12:36) – A day in the life of a crypto lawyer.

    (00:19:49) – The best & worst part of the job.

    (00:22:05) – Regulating Digital Commodities / The Stabenow-Boozman Bill.

    (00:37:28) – Send us your questions!

    Resources:


    Gabe’s Twitter
    Sarah’s Twitter
    Stabenow-Boozman Bill on Digital Commodities

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    Disclosures: This podcast is strictly informational and educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any tokens or securities or to make any financial decisions. Do not trade or invest in any project, tokens, or securities based upon this podcast episode. The host and members at Delphi Digital may personally own tokens or art that are mentioned on the podcast. Our current show features paid sponsorships which may be featured at the start, middle, and/or the end of the episode. These sponsorships are for informational purposes only and are not a solicitation to use any product, service or token. Delphi’s transparency page can be viewed here.

    • 38 min
    How Censorship Resistant is Ethereum? With Jon Charbonneau

    How Censorship Resistant is Ethereum? With Jon Charbonneau

    In this episode, we dive into Ethereum’s censorship resistance with Jon Charbonneau, Research Associate at Delphi Digital. We discuss the effects of OFAC sanctions on Tornado Cash, MEV & builder centralization, mechanisms to mitigate censorship, and much more.

    Show Notes:

    (00:00:00) – Introduction.

    (00:00:42) – Censorship, Tornado Cash, & OFAC sanctions.

    (00:03:46) – New actors under Proof-of-Stake (PoS).

    (00:12:50) – Economics for builders, relayers, & validators.

    (00:15:47) – MEV on rollups.

    (00:20:50) – Block builder and relayer centralization.

    (00:27:49) – Types of censoring on Ethereum.

    (00:31:00) – Censoring on PoW vs. PoS.

    (00:35:33) – How does it all play out?

    (00:46:43) – Building in a quasi-permissioned world.

    (00:51:07) – Censorship mitigating mechanisms.

    (00:59:19) – What comes after The Merge?

    (01:10:22) – Risks of private order flow.

    Resources:


    Jon’s Twitter
    The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Ethereum
    The Complete Guide to Rollups

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    Disclosures: This podcast is strictly informational and educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any tokens or securities or to make any financial decisions. Do not trade or invest in any project, tokens, or securities based upon this podcast episode. The host and members at Delphi Digital may personally own tokens or art that are mentioned on the podcast. Our current show features paid sponsorships which may be featured at the start, middle, and/or the end of the episode. These sponsorships are for informational purposes only and are not a solicitation to use any product, service or token. Delphi’s transparency page can be viewed here.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    DISRUPTORS: Into the Cosmos Galaxy with Zaki Manian

    DISRUPTORS: Into the Cosmos Galaxy with Zaki Manian

    Our fifth DISRUPTORS guest, Zaki Manian, is the Co-founder of Sommelier Finance and iqlusion. He is a foremost contributor to Cosmos, having helped launch their first testnet. Subsequently, he's furthered the Cosmos roadmap by completing IBC.

    Zaki joined us for the first live DISRUPTORS to explore: What's next for Cosmos?

    The masterclass presentation was followed by a Q&A open to all on YouTube Live.

    Show Notes:

    (00:00:00) – Introduction.

    (00:02:33) – Overview of Cosmos.

    (00:12:33) – Cosmos principles.

    (00:15:38) – What is Cosmos?

    (00:18:33) – Application-Specific blockchains.

    (00:22:48) – Inter-Blockchain Communication (IBC).

    (00:28:20) – Modular blockchain architecture.

    (00:30:50) – Cosmos hub.

    (00:32:54) – Q&A.

    Social links:

    Zaki’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/zmanian

    Zaki's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zmanian

    Sommelier's Twitter: https://twitter.com/sommfinance

    Resources:

    iqlusion Website: https://www.iqlusion.io/

    Sommelier Website: https://www.sommelier.finance/

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    Disclosures: This podcast is strictly informational and educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any tokens or securities or to make any financial decisions. Do not trade or invest in any project, tokens, or securities based upon this podcast episode. The host may personally own tokens that are mentioned on the podcast. Our current show features paid sponsorships which may be featured at the start, middle, and/or the end of the episode. These sponsorships are for informational purposes only and are not a solicitation to use any product, service or token. Delphi’s transparency page can be viewed at https://delphidigital.io/transparency.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Tangent: Investing in Web3 Founders as an Angel Collective w/ Jason Choi

    Tangent: Investing in Web3 Founders as an Angel Collective w/ Jason Choi

    Jason Choi is the Co-founder of Tangent, a collective of successful founders and experienced operators in crypto, investing in Web3 founders. We discuss the premise for an angel collective over other structures, sourcing and filtering deals, potentially scaling Tangent’s structure, and much more.

    Show Notes:

    (00:00:00) – Introduction.

    (00:01:23) – Jason’s experience at Spartan Group.

    (00:07:27) – What is Tangent?

    (00:13:20) – Landing the perfect deal.

    (00:16:52) – Sourcing and filtering deals.

    (00:22:38) – Scaling Tangent.

    (00:24:24) – Adding value to founders / Profit-taking.

    (00:29:41) – Thoughts on investment DAOs.

    (00:42:05) – Investing in the application layer.

    (00:46:30) – Why start Tangent vs. being an angel investor?

    (00:48:00) – Closing thoughts.

    Social links:


    Jason’s Twitter
    Tangent Twitter

    Resources:


    Tangent Website
    What is Tangent? 
    Tangent Application Form 

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    Disclosures: This podcast is strictly informational and educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any tokens or securities or to make any financial decisions. Do not trade or invest in any project, tokens, or securities based upon this podcast episode. The host and members at Delphi Digital may personally own tokens or art that are mentioned on the podcast. Our current show features paid sponsorships which may be featured at the start, middle, and/or the end of the episode. These sponsorships are for informational purposes only and are not a solicitation to use any product, service or token. Delphi’s transparency page can be viewed here.

    • 49 min
    Soulbound Tokens: The Basis of a Decentralized Society w/ Glen Weyl

    Soulbound Tokens: The Basis of a Decentralized Society w/ Glen Weyl

    In this episode, we dive into Soulbound Tokens (SBTs) with Glen Weyl, Co-author of Decentralized Society: Finding Web3’s Soul. We discuss the definition of souls & SBTs, the concerns around SBTs, the range of its potential uses, and much more.

    Glen Weyl is a Political Economist and Principal Researcher at Microsoft, the Founder of RadicalxChange Foundation, and Co-author of Radical Markets.

    Show Notes:

    (00:00:00) – Glen’s background.

    (00:02:45) – Introduction to SBTs.

    (00:06:55) – The what and why of SBTs.

    (00:17:53) – Standardization of SBTs.

    (00:21:35) – Potential use-cases for SBTs.

    (00:32:54) – Unlocking the creator economy.

    (00:40:46) – What are souls?

    (00:43:09) – Concerns about SBTs.

    (00:46:26) – Countering malicious SBTs.

    (00:49:43) – Key recovery tools.

    Resources:


    Glen’s Twitter
    Decentralized Society: Finding Web3’s Soul 
    Glen’s Website
    Vitalik on Soulbound Tokens

    More


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    💬 Follow Delphi Podcast on Twitter
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    Disclosures: This podcast is strictly informational and educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any tokens or securities or to make any financial decisions. Do not trade or invest in any project, tokens, or securities based upon this podcast episode. The host and members at Delphi Digital may personally own tokens or art that are mentioned on the podcast. Our current show features paid sponsorships which may be featured at the start, middle, and/or the end of the episode. These sponsorships are for informational purposes only and are not a solicitation to use any product, service or token. Delphi’s transparency page can be viewed here.

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
74 Ratings

74 Ratings

JoshCrist ,

Energizing, Illuminating and Insightful! 🙌

This is a must listen if you have any interest at all in digital assets! Tom and the entire Delphi team do an incredible job covering all the insights, innovations and headlines you need to know about to stay ahead of the curve as a founder and creator - with inspiring interviews from industry leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

Tucker Piner ,

Best crypto podcast for investors

The Delphi team has access to some of the most exclusive guests in crypto. Each episode is a must listen for alpha.

lightbeamgroupie ,

Invest in Audio

Y’all’s podcast probably has a lot of interesting discussion; but it’s impossible to listen to because of how poorly this is recorded and mastered. Please invest in some equipment and a sound engineer

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