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Host Charlie Shrem dives deep into the lives and personal histories of some of crypto's most influential leaders. A focus on personal stories weaves together a nuanced, untold narrative of how the crypto movement truly came to be.

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    • 4.7, 111 Ratings

Host Charlie Shrem dives deep into the lives and personal histories of some of crypto's most influential leaders. A focus on personal stories weaves together a nuanced, untold narrative of how the crypto movement truly came to be.

    Is Your Security at Risk? BlockFi CSO Adam Healy on Bitcoin's Weakest Security Link

    Is Your Security at Risk? BlockFi CSO Adam Healy on Bitcoin's Weakest Security Link

    BlockFi Chief Security Officer Adam Healy joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
    Adam and Charlie discuss Adam's government security work, government employees and the privacy spectrum, risk levels and security hygiene, institutional custody of Bitcoin, multi party computation, are government employees ideal for the crypto industry?, Bitcoin's weakest link from a security perspective, mesh networks, and security at BlockFi.
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    Coingaming was formed when one Australian professional poker player, who knew first-hand the importance of fun, fast and fair gaming, met two Estonian tech whizzes who just so happened to be vanguards of Bitcoin. From there Coingaming’s ecosystem of brands and products evolved, breathing new life into the gaming industry. 
    Now with 400+ people, Coingaming is behind some of the world’s most innovative crypto gaming brands and is on a mission to further awareness of cryptocurrencies across the globe.
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    This podcast is powered by BlockWorks Group. For exclusive content and events that provide insights into the crypto and blockchain space, visit them at https://blockworksgroup.io

    • 57 min
    Growing With the Industry: CoinCorner Cofounder Daniel Scott on Bootstrapping vs VC Money

    Growing With the Industry: CoinCorner Cofounder Daniel Scott on Bootstrapping vs VC Money

    CoinCorner Cofounder Daniel Scott joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.

    Charlie and Danny discuss bootstrapping vs taking VC investment money, the advantages of relocating to the Isle of Man, banking and regulations in the UK, how CoinCorner came together, Mt. Socks, changing Bitcoin's base layer, the scaling debate then and now, the Lightning Network, and the importance of not growing ahead of the industry.
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    This podcast is powered by BlockWorks Group. For exclusive content and events that provide insights into the crypto and blockchain space, visit them at https://blockworksgroup.io

    • 59 min
    The Limits of Sovereignty and Surveillance: Uphold CEO JP Thieriot Reveals a Free Market Solution

    The Limits of Sovereignty and Surveillance: Uphold CEO JP Thieriot Reveals a Free Market Solution

    JP Thieriot, CEO of Uphold, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
    Charlie and JP discuss the beef industry, understanding Argentina's history with money, crypto in Latin America, Bitcoin's relationship with gold and the dollar, the state of the world financial system, democratizing money and investment, the need for a single global ID, the Brave browser, Uphold, and denationalized currencies.
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    Coingaming was formed when one Australian professional poker player, who knew first-hand the importance of fun, fast and fair gaming, met two Estonian tech whizzes who just so happened to be vanguards of Bitcoin. From there Coingaming’s ecosystem of brands and products evolved, breathing new life into the gaming industry. 
    Now with 400+ people, Coingaming is behind some of the world’s most innovative crypto gaming brands and is on a mission to further awareness of cryptocurrencies across the globe.
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    This podcast is powered by BlockWorks Group. For exclusive content and events that provide insights into the crypto and blockchain space, visit them at https://blockworksgroup.io

    • 52 min
    Israel's Survival Mindset – LiquidApps CEO Beni Hakak on EOS, Scalability, and DApps

    Israel's Survival Mindset – LiquidApps CEO Beni Hakak on EOS, Scalability, and DApps

    Beni Hakak, CEO & Co‑founder of LiquidApps, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
    Beni and Charlie discuss the effect of COVID19 on tech development, Beni's finance and tech history, how he got into crypto, the Israeli entrepreneur mindset, founding LiquidApps, how a multicoin world might work, being an EOS block producer, the EOS governance model, how oracles work with LiquidChain, and building a COVID19 Dapp.
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    Bitpay Card
    The all new Bitpay card is chalked full of new features. It has contactless pay, a new EMV chip, added in-app security where users can lock their card anytime, and so much more. Unlike other cards, reloading has no conversion fees & you can load your card whenever you want to. Download the latest version of the BitPay App and click the card icon to get to the new card offer.
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    Coingaming 
    Coingaming was formed when one Australian professional poker player, who knew first-hand the importance of fun, fast and fair gaming, met two Estonian tech whizzes who just so happened to be vanguards of Bitcoin. From there Coingaming’s ecosystem of brands and products evolved, breathing new life into the gaming industry. 
    Now with 400+ people, Coingaming is behind some of the world’s most innovative crypto gaming brands and is on a mission to further awareness of cryptocurrencies across the globe.
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    This podcast is powered by BlockWorks Group. For exclusive content and events that provide insights into the crypto and blockchain space, visit them at https://blockworksgroup.io

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Is Crypto's Infrastructure Completed? BTSE.com CEO Jonathan Leong Claims Gold is Bitcoin's Biggest Competitor

    Is Crypto's Infrastructure Completed? BTSE.com CEO Jonathan Leong Claims Gold is Bitcoin's Biggest Competitor

    Jonathan Leong, cofounder and CEO of BTSE.com, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
    Charlie and Jonathan discuss the derivatives markets, Jonathan's background in coding, building high performance platforms, and as a serial entrepreneur, high frequency trading and retail traders, Singapore's capitalist model, Bitcoin and gold, Ethereum, crypto infrastructure, scaling, and building BTSE.com.

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    Bitpay Card
    The all new Bitpay card is chalked full of new features. It has contactless pay, a new EMV chip, added in-app security where users can lock their card anytime, and so much more. Unlike other cards, reloading has no conversion fees & you can load your card whenever you want to. Download the latest version of the BitPay App and click the card icon to get to the new card offer.
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    Coingaming 
    Coingaming was formed when one Australian professional poker player, who knew first-hand the importance of fun, fast and fair gaming, met two Estonian tech whizzes who just so happened to be vanguards of Bitcoin. From there Coingaming’s ecosystem of brands and products evolved, breathing new life into the gaming industry. 
    Now with 400+ people, Coingaming is behind some of the world’s most innovative crypto gaming brands and is on a mission to further awareness of cryptocurrencies across the globe.
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    This podcast is powered by BlockWorks Group. For exclusive content and events that provide insights into the crypto and blockchain space, visit them at https://blockworksgroup.io

    • 49 min
    Branding an Empire? Bad Crypto's Joel Comm and Travis Wright on Podcasting, Networking, and Virtual Events

    Branding an Empire? Bad Crypto's Joel Comm and Travis Wright on Podcasting, Networking, and Virtual Events

    Bad Crypto Podcast's Joel Comm and Travis Wright join Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
    Charlie, Joel, and Travis discuss how the Bad Crypto Podcast show idea came together, how Joel and Travis got into broadcasting and Bitcoin, branding, creating a media empire, learning through podcasting, networking and making a virtual conference event, being authentic, and how we're all on a spectrum of some kind.
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    Bitpay Card
    The all new Bitpay card is chalked full of new features. It has contactless pay, a new EMV chip, added in-app security where users can lock their card anytime, and so much more. Unlike other cards, reloading has no conversion fees & you can load your card whenever you want to. Download the latest version of the BitPay App and click the card icon to get to the new card offer.
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    This podcast is powered by BlockWorks Group. For exclusive content and events that provide insights into the crypto and blockchain space, visit them at https://blockworksgroup.io

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
111 Ratings

111 Ratings

K. Ryan Bradshaw ,

Great podcast!

Charlie is a genuine guy and bitcoin OG. Great stories and info from industry and thought leaders. One of my favorite weekly listens. High quality production value and great sponsors where you can learn about products and services in the industry. Highly recommend!

Zac Godbold ,

Knowledgeable and REAL

Love listening to Charlie’s candid yet kind discourse with his guests. He’s one of the most real and beloved voices in the space, and if anyone is even mildly interested in the industry, they should listen. I highly recommend this Podcast!

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