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Bitcoin With Jake

Bitcoin With Jake

By Jake Woodhouse
Hiiii! 👋🏻 As you probably guessed, my name is Jake, and welcome to "Bitcoin With Jake"!

This is a podcast for people learning about Bitcoin, with 1-1 interviews, from Bitcoiners in a myriad of different places. Listen in for inspiring personal journeys, deep industry insights, and critical educational content.

If there is every anything I can do to help, please don't hesitate to ask, as I build out a collaborative network of friends.

Thank you

Best,
Jake
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BWJ 014: John Tiernan - Kids Bitcoin Club
In this episode I speak with John Tiernan. We chat about: Creating "Bitcoin Club" as a high-school teacher.  Teaching urban gardening and beekeeping.  Playing Gaelic football in Ireland.  The urge to experience different things in life.  How a Max Keiser YouTube in 2013 resonated.  International money transfer in 2005 Guatemala to Ireland.  Bitcoin as a foundation for life.  Discovering austrian economics.  The benefits for regenerative agriculture.  Taking back ownership of one's life.  You can contact John at proofofworkhoney@gmail.com If you enjoyed this episode, please rate, subscribe, and share with your friends and family! Thank you, Best, Jake +++ Support the show: Fountain here. (stream sats direct) +++ Full episode library: Amazon here. Fountain here. Google here. Itunes here. Spotify here. +++ Get in touch: Twitter: @bitcoinwithjake Twitter: @jakeeswoodhouse
59:51
May 20, 2022
BWJ 013: Christopher Bendikson - Utilising Scientific Insights
In this episode I speak with Christopher Bendikson. We chat about: His role as Bitcoin research lead at Coin Shares.  The Bitcoin Rabbit Hole being endless.  A lifelong interest in science, technology, engineering, and maths.  Growing up near the artic circle, studying in the US, and Barcelona.  His personal viewpoint of the 08/09 global financial crisis.  Thermodynamics in Bitcoin.  How random experiences combine to enable an understanding of Bitcoin.  Proof-of-work misconceptions.  Bitcoin as a timechain.  Sovereign countries adopting Bitcoin as legal tender.  You can contact Christopher on twitter @C_Bendikson If you enjoyed this episode, please rate, subscribe, and share with your friends and family! Thank you, Best, Jake +++ Support the show: Fountain here. (stream sats direct) +++ Full episode library: Amazon here. Fountain here. Google here. Itunes here. Spotify here. +++ Get in touch: Twitter: @bitcoinwithjake Twitter: @jakeeswoodhouse
01:27:52
May 16, 2022
BWJ 012: Eric Yakes - Future Financial Services
In this episode I speak with Eric Yakes. We chat about: Writing his book "The 7th Property".  Being a it of a "shithead" as a kid.  The life-changing lesson his coach gave.  Getting into private equity.  Bitcoin through the lens of a finance professional.  Respecting bosses that are wiling to challenge him.  Wanting to make jokes and laugh in life.  The future of media.  The potential for asset managers atop Bitcoin.  Building companies to enable self-sovereignty.  You can contact Eric on twitter @ericyakes If you enjoyed this episode, please rate, subscribe, and share with your friends and family! Thank you, Best, Jake +++ Support the show: Fountain here. (stream sats direct) +++ Full episode library: Amazon here. Fountain here. Google here. Itunes here. Spotify here. +++ Get in touch: Twitter: @bitcoinwithjake Twitter: @jakeeswoodhouse
01:21:09
May 13, 2022
BWJ 011: Michael Little - Building Atop Bitcoin
In this episode I speak with Michael Little. We chat about: Building Volt Pay on Bitcoin.  Point of sale lightning payments.  Being a bit of a nerd.  Taking a skeptical world view.  Thinking 24/7 about Bitcoin.  The problem we face transacting.  The beauty of instant settlement.  Stopping the consumer mindset.  Dealing with depression.  What success looks like.  You can contact Michael on twitter @talej If you enjoyed this episode please share this with your friends and family! Thank you, Best, Jake +++ Support the show: Fountain here. (stream sats direct) +++ Full episode library: Amazon here. Fountain here. Google here. Itunes here. Spotify here. +++ Get in touch: Twitter: @bitcoinwithjake Twitter: @jakeeswoodhouse
56:47
May 09, 2022
BWJ 010: BTC Sessions - Never Been Happier
In this episode I speak with BTC Sessions. We chat about: Founding a successful YouTube channel.  Being a closet boy band fan.  Caring less about the opinion of others.  The enjoyment of travel.  Becoming a teacher.  Learning to tailor teachings to the audience.  The lack of quality Bitcoin content in 2013.  Creating Bitcoin video tutorials.  Ability to think to the future.  The cohesive message in Bitcoin vs Crypto.  You can contact Ben twitter @BTCsessions If you enjoyed this episode please share this with your friends and family! Thank you, Best, Jake  +++  Support the show: Fountain here. (stream sats direct) +++ Full episode library: Amazon here. Fountain here. Google here. Itunes here. Spotify here. +++ Get in touch: Twitter: @bitcoinwithjake Twitter: @jakeeswoodhouse
01:04:41
May 06, 2022
BWJ 009: Katie "The Russian" Ananina - Understanding Jurisdictional Arbitrage
In this episode I speak with Katie Ananina. We chat about: Life as a Russian teenager.  Her passion for sport.  Making the top 20 world ranking in sailing.  Adjusting to life in the US.  Problems faced when travelling as a Russian.  The power of flag theory.  Jumping into Bitcoin.  Reasons for a second passport.  The importance of prepping.  You can contact Katie on twitter @katietherussian If you enjoyed this episode please share this with your friends and family! Thank you, Best, Jake +++ Support the show: Fountain here. (stream sats direct) +++ Full episode library: Amazon here. Fountain here. Google here. Itunes here. Spotify here. +++ Get in touch: Twitter: @bitcoinwithjake Twitter: @jakeeswoodhouse
55:04
May 02, 2022
BWJ 008: Dennis Porter - Re-defining Political Power
In this episode I speak with Dennis Porter. We chat about: Growing up in a religious family.  Becoming a political activist.  How money is corrupting.  Overcoming poor health.  Moral, economic, and social impact. Bitcoin's lack of interest in your motives.  Political campaign management.  Productive vs political class.  How Bitcoin in politics is evolving.  The power to augment vs anarchy.  You can contact Dennis on twitter @dennis_porter_ If you enjoyed this episode please share this with your friends and family! Thank you, Best, Jake +++ Support the show: Fountain here. (stream sats direct) +++ Full episode library: Amazon here. Fountain here. Google here. Itunes here. Spotify here. +++ Get in touch: Twitter: @bitcoinwithjake Twitter: @jakeeswoodhouse
01:22:24
April 29, 2022
BWJ 007: Lord Fusitu'a - Empowering Tongan People
In this episode I speak with Lord Fusitu'a. We chat about: The history of Tonga and his family.  Why he was inspired to become a lawyer.  Overcoming bullying at school.  Service to the people of Tonga.  Importance of the remittance market.  How Bitcoin use increases GDP.  Empowering the unbanked.  Impact of saving for the first time.  Standard of living improvement potential.  Bitcoin mining on volcano's.  You can contact Lord Fusitu'a on all social media @lordfusitua If you enjoyed this episode please share this with your friends and family! Thank you, Best, Jake +++ Full episode library: Amazon here. Google here. Itunes here. Spotify here. +++ Get in touch: Twitter: @bitcoinwithjake Twitter: @jakeeswoodhouse
01:30:50
April 26, 2022
BWJ 006: James Lavish: Institutional Investor Insights
In this episode I speak with James Lavish, an institutional investor for the last 25 years, we chat about: Career ending injury in elite sport.  Quality education as a career foundation.  The instinct to "bounce back".  His son's influence to look at crypto.  Bitcoin as insurance against fiat currency collapse.  The difficulty asset allocators and institutional investors have to buy Bitcoin.  The total addressable market for Bitcoin.  Risk and reward.  Probability based investment.  How Bitcoin is a credit default swop on all out fiat collapse.  You can contact James on twitter @jameslavish. If you enjoyed this episode please share this with your friends and family! Thank you , Best, Jake  +++ Full episode library: Amazon here. Google here. Itunes here. Spotify here. +++ Get in touch: Twitter: @bitcoinwithjake Twitter: @jakeeswoodhouse
01:09:51
April 23, 2022
BWJ 005: Danny Brewster - Against All Odds
In this episode I speak with Danny Brewster. We chat about: First coming across Bitcoin in 2011.  Being an employee of a retail bank.  Seeing entrepreneurial opportunities.  The Cypriot bail-in of 2013.  Overcoming criminal accusations.  Self-taught coding.  The genesis of Fast Bitcoins and Freehold Capital.  Aiming to build the "worlds local Bitcoin company".  Life in the Isle of Man.  Having a love-hate relationship with his business.  If you would like to contact Danny reach out on twitter @BtcDanny Please share this with your friends and family! Thank you Best Jake +++ Full episode library: Amazon here.  Google here.  Itunes here.  Spotify here.  +++ Get in touch: Twitter: @bitcoinwithjake Twitter: @jakeeswoodhouse
01:33:17
April 19, 2022
BWJ 004: Richard James - Bitcoin Film Creation
In this episode I speak with Richard James. We chat about: Being a travel tour operator.  The urge to be your own boss.  How heavily covid-19 impacted tourism.  Pivoting your business.  Adopting the Bitcoin Standard as an entrepreneur.  The influence of his Dad.  Learning about Austrian Economics.  Searching for inspiration.  The creation of his 3 Bitcoin films.  Recognising when you need a rest.  If you would like to contact Richard reach out on twitter @rjames_BTC Please share this with your friends and family! Thank you Best Jake
01:27:11
April 14, 2022
BWJ 003: Nathan Smith - Investment Banker to Bitcoiner
For this episode I had a great conversation with Nathan Smith. We chat about: Fast Bitcoins and Freehold.Capital Growing up in Country Victoria Civil Engineering and Law at University Life at Macquarie Bank Risk analysis and mitigation Fall out from the 08/09 financial crisis Attractiveness of asymmetrical bets Importance of Bitcoin self-custody Potential for multi-sig Beauty of Austrian Economics If you would like to contact Nathan reach out on twitter @aurumbtc Please share this with friends and family if you enjoyed it! Thank you Best Jake
58:39
April 11, 2022
BWJ 002: Daz Bea - Grassroots Financial Education
In this episode I was joined by Daz Bea. We chat about: Being a "sparky".  Never having enough time.  Earning extra as a musician.  Learning about value investing.  Discovering Bitcoin.  Feeling more relaxed with life.  Embracing research.  Wanting to build a better world.  The connection between Bitcoin and electricity.  Importance of grassroots education with Looking Glass Education.  If you want to learn more about Daz's work you can follow him on Twitter @dazbea1 Lastly, if you enjoyed this conversation, please share with your friends and family Thank you Best Jake
01:16:44
April 08, 2022
BWJ 001: Knut Svanholm - Writing About Bitcoin
Knut joins me to talk through his journey to Bitcoin. We chat about: Writing as a tool for personal clarity. The importance of being adventurous and inquisitive. The potential for Bitcoin to usurp modern warfare. How adopting Bitcoin is actually relaxing. The impact of low time preference thinking on the environment. Bitcoin as element zero. If you want to learn more from Knut follow him on Twitter @knutsvanholm Whilst lastly, if you liked the show, please share it with your friends and family Thank you Best, Jake
01:38:05
April 04, 2022