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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 • 119 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.

    Legacy Capital Markets vs. DeFi, with Bittrex Global CEO Tom Albright

    Legacy Capital Markets vs. DeFi, with Bittrex Global CEO Tom Albright

    My guest today is Tom Albright, CEO of Bittrex Global. Bittrex Global is a secure, reliable and advanced digital asset trading platform developed for international customers and built on Bittrex’s cutting-edge technology. Before becoming CEO in February 2020, Tom served as general counsel of Bittrex in the United States, where he supervised all legal matters and managed all legal operations. This is a must listen for anyone interested in understanding the inefficiencies in traditional finance and how crypto is building a new financial system. We discuss how legacy capital markets and securities work, the growth decentralization throughout society, crypto's current regulatory framework, Bittrex and tokenizing stocks. I hope you enjoy this conversation.

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    YIELD
    With a market so new and so powerful, it goes without saying that investment opportunities are everywhere, with sometimes the potential for astonishing returns. Yield filters through all defi investments, consolidated gas fees, and only invests in a select few to generate up to 20% APY, which more than double what you could earn from the top lending services in the space. Check them out at https://on.yield.app/charlie
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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://blockworks.co

    • 35 min
    Tokenizing Stocks and the Gamestop Fiasco with Steve Ehrlich

    Tokenizing Stocks and the Gamestop Fiasco with Steve Ehrlich

    My guest today is my friend Steve Ehrlich is the co-Founder and CEO of Voyager, a retail-first publicly-traded, licensed crypto-asset broker that provides investors with a simple solution to trade crypto assets. Steve has a long history in the brokerage and market structure industry, he founded Lightspeed Financial, a retail broker-dealer where he was responsible for eight major transactions. This is a must listen for anyone interested in the future of capital markets. We discuss Voyager and its mission democratize capital markets, the rise of retail investors, the tokenization of assets and much more.
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    YIELD
    With a market so new and so powerful, it goes without saying that investment opportunities are everywhere, with sometimes the potential for astonishing returns. Yield filters through all defi investments, consolidated gas fees, and only invests in a select few to generate up to 20% APY, which more than double what you could earn from the top lending services in the space. Check them out at https://on.yield.app/charlie
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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://blockworks.co

    • 42 min
    NFTs and the Creator Economy, with Rally founder Kevin Chou

    NFTs and the Creator Economy, with Rally founder Kevin Chou

    My guest today is Kevin Chou, is the founder of Rally, is the CEO and co-founder of Rally, an emerging blockchain ecosystem where creators, fans and developers are joining forces to create the world’s first creator-owned economies. Kevin is also currently, serving as the Chairman of Gen.G, a new esports enterprise bridging Asia and North America. GenG is the parent company of Seoul Dynasty and Samsung Galaxy. Previously, Kevin was CEO and co-founder of Kabam, a top developer of mobile games. Kevin led the company from business plan founding to over $400M in annual revenue serving over 500 million players. Kabam developed leading partnerships with Marvel, Star Wars, Fast & Furious, Lord of the Rings, and Hunger Games. Our conversation focuses on the Creator Economy. We discuss Rally is the culmination of everything he learned in his career, the future of gaming and crypto, a deep dive into Social Tokens, and much more. I hope you enjoy this episode, it was one of my favorites.
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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://blockworks.co

    • 34 min
    How Bitcoin Mining Collides with Energy, with Core Scientific

    How Bitcoin Mining Collides with Energy, with Core Scientific

    My guests today are Russell Cann, Chief Customer Success Officer, and Taras Kulyk, the Senior Vice President of Blockchain Business Development from Core Scientific. Our conversation focuses on the Digital Mining Industry. We discuss the role of mining within the Bitcoin Network, debunking the myths and false narratives centered around the environmental impact of Digital Asset Mining, how the market cycle effects the mining industry, and why it’s important to ensure America is the leader in the digital mining industry. I hope you enjoy this conversation. 
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    YIELD
    With a market so new and so powerful, it goes without saying that investment opportunities are everywhere, with sometimes the potential for astonishing returns. Yield filters through all defi investments, consolidated gas fees, and only invests in a select few to generate up to 20% APY, which more than double what you could earn from the top lending services in the space. Check them out at https://on.yield.app/charlie
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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://blockworks.co

    • 38 min
    How Angel Investing Bootstrapped Crypto, with Michael Terpin

    How Angel Investing Bootstrapped Crypto, with Michael Terpin

    My Guest today is my friend Michael Terpin an American investor, entrepreneur and public relations (PR) agency manager. Terpin in 2013 co-founded BitAngels, an investment network for blockchain technology startups, and Transform Group, a PR firm for the digital currency industry, in 2014. BitAngels was the first angel network for bitcoin and digital currency startups. The Transform Group is a bitcoin and blockchain marketing firm headquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The company has four major divisions: public relations, social media, event managing and cryptocurrency consulting. We discuss The BitAngels' Origin Story and some of their iconic investments, what is angel investing and it's role within the investing ecosystem, and how the public relations within crypto has evolved as the community has become more informed and mainstream.

    • 29 min
    Creating Ethereum, with Co-Founder Anthony Di Iorio

    Creating Ethereum, with Co-Founder Anthony Di Iorio

    My guest today is my friend Anthony Di Iorio, a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, community organizer, and thought leader in the field of digital currencies, blockchain and decentralized technologies. I didn't know where this conversation would take us given Anthony's wide range of activities and influence in the digital asset space but I think this conversation provides a glimpse into the history of our industry and gives a road map to how to move forward as crypto begins gaining mainstream adoption. In our wide-ranging discussion we cover the founding of Ethereum, the Holy Grail of Crypto, disrupting society's current incentive framework, the importance of mental health for entrepreneurs, building mental models and problem solving skills and much more.
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    TOKENIZED STOCKS from BITTREX GLOBAL
    Bittrex Global is offering all of the Charlie’s listeners the ability to now buy tokenized stocks from Tesla, Apple, Amazon and more. Please visit https://global.bittrex.com/discover/tokenized-stocks to get fractional shares of your favorite stocks now from almost anywhere in the world.
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    YIELD
    With a market so new and so powerful, it goes without saying that investment opportunities are everywhere, with sometimes the potential for astonishing returns. Yield filters through all defi investments, consolidated gas fees, and only invests in a select few to generate up to 20% APY, which more than double what you could earn from the top lending services in the space. Check them out at https://on.yield.app/charlie
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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://blockworks.co

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
119 Ratings

119 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!

kdog6873 ,

Charlie is behind the times

Charlie didn’t even know the new crypto solutions ? And is og crytpo?

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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