109 episodes

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.

Untold Stories BlockWorks Group

    • Investing
    • 4.7, 112 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.

    Rebuilding Wall Street: CEO of Celsius Network, Alex Mashinsky Reveals his Plans for the 99%

    Rebuilding Wall Street: CEO of Celsius Network, Alex Mashinsky Reveals his Plans for the 99%

    Alex Mashinsky, CEO of Celsius Network, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
    Charlie and Alex discuss Celsius Network, Covid19 effects on the global market, bail outs, creating Celsius Network, onboarding thousands of new crypto users, creating a great user experience, rebuilding Wall Street, securities lending, earning Bitcoin on Bitcoin, doomsday insurance, coin lending, giving 80% back to the community, replacing the banks, stable coins, earning yield on your assets, instant loans, and Bitcoin becoming the world's reserve currency.
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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

    • 56 min
    The Future of Defi: CEO of DeversiFI, Will Harborne Exposes Yield Farming and the ICO Boom

    The Future of Defi: CEO of DeversiFI, Will Harborne Exposes Yield Farming and the ICO Boom

    Will Harborne, CEO of DeversiFI, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
    Charlie and Will discuss DeversiFI , decentralization, meeting Vitalik at Cambridge, leaving IBM for Bitfinex, the ICO boom, open source communities, yield farming, trading Bitcoin in his bedroom, writing smart contracts, stable coins, getting paid in crypto, regulatory pressure from governments on crypto, Defi use cases, permissionless systems, wrapping synthetic assets, and building DeversiFI.
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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
    MyEtherWallet Founder Kosala Hemachandra on the Future of Ethereum and World Crypto

    MyEtherWallet Founder Kosala Hemachandra on the Future of Ethereum and World Crypto

    Kosala Hemachandra, Founder of MyEtherWallet, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
    Charlie and Kosala discuss MyEtherWallet, money as a form of control, what is MyEtherWallet, effects of Coronavirus on crypto, what are hardware wallets, onboarding new crypto users, creating a great user experience, tools to help people, origins of MyEtherWallet,Bitcoin being battle tested, global crypto users, and keeping your private key safe.
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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

    • 56 min
    The Ripple Story: CTO David Schwartz on the Founding, Ledger & XRP

    The Ripple Story: CTO David Schwartz on the Founding, Ledger & XRP

    David Schwartz, CTO of Ripple, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
    Charlie and David discuss Ripple, money as a form of control, what is XRP, decentralized applications, banks adopting crypto, how he got the name Joel Katz, financial inclusion for everyone, pitching the idea of crypto to banks, crypto scams, where crypto is headed, and peer to peer transaction.
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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

    • 1 hr 13 min
    The Ramifications of Printing Money: Tron Black of Ravencoin on Early Overstock Days

    The Ramifications of Printing Money: Tron Black of Ravencoin on Early Overstock Days

    Tron Black, of Medici Ventures, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
    Charlie and Tron discuss Ravencoin, growing organically, Bitcoin scams,ramifications of printing money,the early internet, early days of Bitcoin, peer 2 peer transactions,getting the dream job,launching shares on blockchain,working for T0,open source software, Overstock, and Medici Ventures.
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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

    • 56 min
    Crypto Scams & Investigations: Chainalysis CSO Jonathan Levin Reveals Bitcoin’s Secrets

    Crypto Scams & Investigations: Chainalysis CSO Jonathan Levin Reveals Bitcoin’s Secrets

    Jonathan Levin, CSO of Chainalysis, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.
    Charlie and Jonathan discuss the Chainalysis industry, investigations in crypto, Bitcoin bear market, tracing Bitcoin, training lawyers on crypto, what is Chainalysis, crypto analytics, national security issues, stable coins, 2 million Bitcoin weekly moves, Is Bitcoin ready for a bull run, the Pet Scam, and on chain volume.
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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

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
112 Ratings

112 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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