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A podcast about exploring new ways to win in the 21st century.

Survival Skills Podcast Grey Jabesi

    • Self Help
    • 4.9, 12 Ratings

A podcast about exploring new ways to win in the 21st century.

    #160 Jon Karas and Lynn Liss - One Africa. One Coin

    #160 Jon Karas and Lynn Liss - One Africa. One Coin

    In this episode, I had a chance to discuss the project with both the President and COO; Jon Karas and Lynn Liss respectively. They shared an overview, technical aspects, vision and how the project will affect the rising economies of Africa. They also shared a little bit about their upcoming Token Generation Event(TGE) which will mark the official launch of Akoin after a few years in the making.

    • 21 min
    #159 William Le - Transforming the World with Better Money

    #159 William Le - Transforming the World with Better Money

    In this interview, Grey Jabesi sat down with William Le and Brian Reavey from C-Labs and Appen respectively to discuss Celo. Celo is an open platform that makes financial tools accessible to anyone with a mobile phone, quite similar to Facebook’s Libra.

    • 23 min
    #158 – Michael Jordaan – Top 5 Survival Skills For Leadership

    #158 – Michael Jordaan – Top 5 Survival Skills For Leadership

    Dr. Michael Jordaan, MCom, Ph.D., is the Founder of MonteGray Capital. Dr. Jordaan serves as a Partner at AngelHub Ventures. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector. He served as the Chief Executive Officer at First National Bank, Plc until December 31, 2013.
    He had a decade of experience working at the First National Bank, Plc. At FNB, he oversaw the move away from traditional banking toward rewarding ecosystem-centric solutions for customers. He has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of JSE Limited since January 1, 2014. Dr. Jordaan is the recipient of the CNBC Africa Business Leader of the Year for Southern Africa award.
    In this episode, Michael shares his top 5 survival skills for leaders.
    My previous episode with Dr. Jordaan: https://www.greyjabesi.com/ep90/

    • 5 min
    #157 - Riccardo Spagni - The People Behind Bitcoin & Monero

    #157 - Riccardo Spagni - The People Behind Bitcoin & Monero

    There should be someone behind the scenes controlling Bitcoin right? I mean, it cannot just run and maintain itself right? I'm just stating what you've always been thinking after you heard that Bitcoin is not controlled by an institution or government. 
    In this episode, we're going to be demystifying that very question. Grey Jabesi connected with Riccardo Spagni(@flufflypony) AKA Fluffy Pony, a member of the Monero Core Team, who are stewards of the Monero Project, and is also the lead maintainer of the Monero project. 
    Monero is an open-source cryptocurrency created in April 2014 that focuses on fungibility, privacy, and decentralization. It's currently valued at $992M. 
    In this episode, we discussed:
    Who founded Monero
    How Fluffy Pony got involved
    Responsibilities as a lead maintainer
    Who controls or update Bitcoin code
    How Monero is maintained
    Law enforcement (The CIA and Interpol)
    Best tools and practices for personal privacy
    His favorite Apps
    His concerns with using Whatsapp for messaging
    Tari project
    Tools he recommends for privacy:
    Wire App
    Email: Tutenota, Protonmail

    • 40 min
    #156 Immediate Lessons From The Covid-19 Crisis

    #156 Immediate Lessons From The Covid-19 Crisis

    The last few weeks have been very difficult for the whole world, Covid-19 shocked all of us and has disrupted our pattern of life forever. I think the world will never be the same again.
    As bad as things are right now, I appreciate how equal and skin in the game proof this pandemic is; we share the upside of globalization but we also got to share the downside. 
    The Coronavirus crisis has taught me a lot of things in a very short period of time and I share them in this episode.
    This episode is brought to you by Nexo. The World's First Instant Crypto Credit Lines. Get instant crypto loans by local bank transfer using crypto as collateral without selling it.
    Listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Overcast, Stitcher, Castbox, Google Podcasts, or on your favorite podcast platform. 

    • 13 min
    #155 Gareth Grobler - How Banking Works, Worth Creation.

    #155 Gareth Grobler - How Banking Works, Worth Creation.

    In this episode, Grey Jabesi interviewed Gareth Grobler. Gareth is an Internet Currency Entrepreneur. Speaker & the Founder of the Crypto Exchange iCE3X.com. A Founding Member of the UK Digital Currency Association. Gareth provides consulting to financial institutions wanting to apply Bitcoin technology to their current development roadmap.

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    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Ebrahim Mbokazi ,


Dude you doing great work on inspiriting the youth that it’s possible to be a successful black entrepreneur in South Africa.

Nosipho M ,

Awesome Podcast

Grey has some really great content. He interviews people from different walks of life which creates a lot of variety for his podcast and one is sure to learn something new with each different episode.

AlmondSpirit ,

Great conversation

I like that he dives deep into his guest and discuss hard topics too instead of the only covering the face value stuffs. I listen everyday when driving to work.

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