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Episode 150: Sloane Trugman on Blockchain Powering Thriving Global Economies

Episode 150: Sloane Trugman on Blockchain Powering Thriving Global Economies

 
 
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Our guest today is Sloane Trugman, an advisor and activist in blockchain. Sloane focuses her work on social impact and believes that blockchain can assist in solving the 17 sustainable goals that the UN intends to fix by 2030. She explains that cryptocurrency functions better than fiat in trying to solve global issues because crypto […]

Episode 149: Micah Winkelspecht on Giving Power Back to the Individual

Episode 149: Micah Winkelspecht on Giving Power Back to the Individual

 
 
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This episode welcomes Micah Winkelspecht, Founder and CEO of Gem. Micah first discovered blockchain while working as a programmer. Today Gem is launching a new user friendly wallet designed specifically for non-blockchain-saavy users. Gem has undergone several iterations and released multiple blockchain related products, but Micah maintains that the goal for him has always been […]

Episode 148: Zayi Reyes of MetaX on Progress in Blockchain Marketing

Episode 148: Zayi Reyes of MetaX on Progress in Blockchain Marketing

 
 
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Our guest today is Zayi Reyes, VP Marketing at MetaX. She began working at MetaX in in it’s early stages when the company was first transitioning to blockchain. Now MetaX is partnered with ConsenSys and Microsoft for the adChain Registry project. Adchain Registry is a community-curated whitelist on the Ethereum mainnet for the advertising industry. […]

Episode 147: Steve Beauregard on Developing Blockchain Businesses

Episode 147: Steve Beauregard on Developing Blockchain Businesses

 
 
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Steve Beauregard is founder and chairman at GoCoin and chief revenue officer at Bloq. Steve shares his experiences starting out GoCoin and explains to us the premise behind the platform. GoCoin lets merchants safely and easily accept Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as payments. After GoCoin, Steve transitioned to Bloq which is a B2B that delivers […]

Episode 146: Susan Brazer on Investing in Transformative Technologies

Episode 146: Susan Brazer on Investing in Transformative Technologies

 
 
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Susan Brazer is a digital and mobile transformation exec. She has launched disruptive digital media and mobile platforms globally and has worked for companies such as Apple, DirecTV, Viacom, and Nokia. Currently, Susan is an investment advisor with Decentralized Global and the CEO of LionShare Media. LionShare is a platform that integrates video streaming and […]

Episode 145: Applications of Blockchain

Episode 145: Applications of Blockchain

 
 
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This episode of Crypto Token Talk was recorded live with Arun Kalaiselvan, co-founder and CTO of Blockdaemon; Niki Williams, Community Curator of ConsenSys; and Cyrus Taghehchian, co-founder and CEO of Splyt at the General Assembly camplus in Santa Monica. The panel focuses on how blockchain applies and can apply to various industries such as gaming […]

Episode 144: Kyle O’Connor on Nasdaq’s Participation in Crypto

Episode 144: Kyle O’Connor on Nasdaq’s Participation in Crypto

 
 
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Today’s guest is Kyle O’Connor, the Crypto Strategy Lead at Nasdaq. Kyle introduces us to Nasdaq and their involvement with blockchain. Kyle then shares the differences she sees between Nasdaq’s stock and cryptocurrency operations. Kyle tells us about how an article about the Silk Road getting shut down first got her interested in cryptocurrency and […]

Episode 143: Kirill Bensonoff on Crypto Trading

Episode 143: Kirill Bensonoff on Crypto Trading

 
 
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Today’s guest is Kirill Bensonoff from Caviar, a crypto trading platform. Kirill shares how he transitioned from working for a web hosting company to becoming an early investor in Bitcoin. Since his initial investment in 2013, Kirill has become a blockchain advisor and the host of the Boston Crypto Meetup, founder of the Boston Blockchain […]

Episode 142: Anita Motwani on Borrowing and Lending on the Blockchain

Episode 142: Anita Motwani on Borrowing and Lending on the Blockchain

 
 
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Anita Motwani is the head of business development for Celsius in North America. Celsius is a new way to deposit, borrow, and earn interest with crypto. The platform allows users to earn up to 5% interest while they HODL, or borrow fiat at 9% against crypto stored in a Celsius wallet.   They’re aiming to […]

Episode 141: Juan Hernandez on Trading for the General Public via Security Tokens

Episode 141: Juan Hernandez on Trading for the General Public via Security Tokens

 
 
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This episode’s guest is Juan Hernandez, CEO of OpenFinance Network. Juan introduces us to the OpenFinance trading platform and explains why there is a high demand for security token trading. He offers up information about the different types of security tokens and why he believes they are the key to attracting more mainstream users for […]