Speaker: Kelley Weaver

Kelley Weaver is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Melrose PR, a leading cryptocurrency and blockchain communications agency based in Los Angeles, California. Melrose PR believes the future of money is digital, and that cryptocurrency is here to stay.

Episode 158: Ian Balina on Trading Strategy

Episode 158: Ian Balina on Trading Strategy

 
 
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Our guest today is Ian Balina, a full-time cryptocurrency investor who has travelled to 20 countries this year alone to research blockchain projects. He first became interested in blockchain while working at IBM. After making a humble investment into Bitcoin and Ethereum, Ian conducted additional research into blockchain, before finally quitting his job to invest […]

Episode 157: Arthur Gervais on Crypto Micropayments

Episode 157: Arthur Gervais on Crypto Micropayments

 
 
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This week we are joined by Arthur Gervais, the CEO at Liquidity Network. Liquidity Network uses off-chain payments enabling high volume of fast trading and purchasing. Arthur explains that blockchain’s impact on the banking and finance industries can lead to revolutionary changes in the way that business is conducted, especially shifting who will be given […]

Episode 156: Women of Crypto Entrepreneurs on Crypto Startups

Episode 156: Women of Crypto Entrepreneurs on Crypto Startups

 
 
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In this week’s episode we share a recording of a panel discussion featured on the Women of Crypto stage as a part of LA Blockchain Week. This discussion is moderated by our Crypto Token Talk host, Kelley Weaver. The guests are Crystal Rose (CEO and co-founder of Sensay), Emily Bush (co-founder of shEOS), Sarah Austin […]

Episode 155: Jeremy Musighi on Using Crypto to Aid the Developing World

Episode 155: Jeremy Musighi on Using Crypto to Aid the Developing World

 
 
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Jeremy Musighi, founder of Immutable Capital, joins the show today. He is an entrepreneur who began investing in Bitcoin in 2013 and has founded several companies. Immutable Capital started as a consultancy but is in the process of adding an investing branch. Jeremy shares with us how he thinks blockchain will change the way that […]

Episode 154: Ana De Sousa on Crypto Startups and Impacting Adoption

Episode 154: Ana De Sousa on Crypto Startups and Impacting Adoption

 
 
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We are joined by Ana De Sousa who leads operations at FalconX, a cryptocurrency fintech company. Ana shares her vetting process for clients and how execution is perhaps the most important point of the process. She proposes the idea that blockchain and crypto will continue to succeed and grow as industries because there are so […]

Episode 153: Kevin Beauregard on Auctioning Tokenized Assets

Episode 153: Kevin Beauregard on Auctioning Tokenized Assets

 
 
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Kevin Beauregard joins us today to discuss AUX-Augmented Exchange. Kevin began in blockchain and crypto in 2013 when he founded GoCoin, which processes fiat-to-crypto payments. Then in 2017, after working with various start-ups, he and a co-worker founded AUX. AUX is a decentralized auction that uses smart contracts and allows users to set their own […]

Episode 152: Simona Pop on Bettering Communities Globally with Bounties

Episode 152: Simona Pop on Bettering Communities Globally with Bounties

 
 
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Today we are joined by Simona Pop, Head of Marketing & Community for The Bounties Network. This network created and uses the Bounties protocol, which enables users to create tasks across any vertical business. The user pays in ETH or any ERC20 token in order to incentivize behavior. The protocol allows people to impart change […]

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. […]