Calling from Helsinki in Finland, I spoke to Jay Hamideh following this month's crackdown on crypto companies in Estonia.
We talked about new regulations for crypto companies in Estonia and the blockchain startup landscape in Finland.
Jay is the Chief Legal Officer of Vinculum Growth Oy, a Finnish company that helps blockchain startups with their go-to-market strategy.
If you want to know more about Vinculum Growth Oy, go to https://www.vinculum.fi/
Bloomberg article on crypto companies crackdown in Estonia https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-11/eu-nation-at-center-of-dirty-cash-storm-cracks-down-on-crypto
This is the first video episode of the Blockchain PR podcast and you the hear the audio here.
Me, together with crypto blogger Emilia LaCapra, calling from Italy and Coinfomania editor Wilfred Michael, calling from Nigeria, talked about what's coming after the bitcoin halving, some price predictions, why bitcoin isn't as popular in Nigeria and much more.
Link to video: https://youtu.be/O4caNtcY7L4
Follow Coinfomania here: https://coinfomania.com/
Today I had a chat with Marcin Rzetecki and he explained me how blockchain combined with IoT devices can help the healthcare supply chain.
Marcin is the Lead Blockchain Consultant at Espeo Software and the Vice-president of the Polish Blockchain Association. He also told me how the association is bringing more women developers together in a series of meetups called Blockchain for Girls.
Espeo Software: https://espeo.eu/
Polish Blockchain Association: https://www.linkedin.com/company/blockchain-poland/about/
If you want to know how Blockchain PR can help your business grow go to https://blockchainpr.online/
Do you know the differences between public blockchains?
In this episode myself and Konrad Rotkiewicz explained the differences between the Bitcoin and Ethereum blockchains and other more "modern" blockchains. We also talked about Decentralized Finance (DeFi) and why Konrad is looking for the next Bitcoin.
Konrad is the CEO and founder of Ulam Labs, an agile software development company with the mission to help startups and medium-size companies in utilizing Crypto and Blockchain technologies for better decentralized world.
For more about Ulam Labs www.ulam.io
Ulam Labs LinkedIn page
This is the second time I interviewed Sukesh Tedla, co-founder of Swedish startup Unbiased. Their mission is to fight fake news with a data marketplace, a search engine and a social platform. Their data marketplace is already available and beta and they will launch their search engine later this year.
We talked about how fake news prompted his idea of starting Unbiased, the advantages of combining blockchain with crowdsourcing and much more.
Also, Sukesh and I are part of the Swedish Blockchain Association (SBA) and we talked about SBA's mission and the possible upcoming events for 2020.
If you want to check out my first interview with Sukesh click here Fighting Fake news with Blockchain and AI
Social Media Links: [Follow Unbiased]
Calling from coronavirus lockdown in Italy is Emi La Capra, an old friend and crypto blogger.
Emi told me how life has been in Italy after the coronavirus pandemic and we also chatted about bitcoin prices volatility and the imminent Bitcoin halving.
**This episode is NOT an investment advice**
Here are the previous episodes with Emi and I:
The Binance Hack
Bitcoin prices July 2019
Is the hype around Blockchain dead?
To help me answer this question I invited Ludvig Öberg, cryptocurrency enthusiast and co-founder of Swedish cryptocurrency brokerage Safello and Angelica Lips da Cruz, CEO of Innorbis, a business analytical tool for sustainable development using blockchain.
You can also follow Ludvig's podcast crypto Konsensus (in Swedish): http://konsensuspodden.se/
This time I went to Copenhagen in Denmark to meet Morten Nielsen, co-founder of the Danish Startup ARYZE.
We talked about how ARYZE is solving remittance problems in Kenya and other emerging markets, and their plan to build a cloud-native co-banking.
Plus we chatted about financial inclusion, stablecoins, Facebook Libra, ICOs and much more.
For more about ARYZE: www.aryze.io
Do you want to know more about decentralised finance (DeFi)?
In this episode me and Jens Frid talked about the challenges for DeFi and what is going to happen in 2020.
Jens is the co-founder of ScaleOut, an IT services company that uses AI and machine learning and he is also the lead for the DeFi track of the Stockholm Fintech week.
The Stockholm Fintech week is happening from 10th to 14th Feb and it will cover the difference aspects of fintech. The DeFi track is on Wednesday 12th Feb.
Sthlm Fintech week: https://sthlmfintechweek.com
In this episode me and Rikard Hjort talked about what Formal Verification is and how Smart Contracts gave a new lease of life to Formal Verification.
Rikard is a student of computer science at Chalmers University in Gothenburg and he also works for Runtime Verification, a software company focused on verification-based tools.
Runtime Verification: https://runtimeverification.com
Runtime's Firefly: https://runtimeverification.com/firefly/
Prototype Formal Semantics of WebAssembly in K: https://github.com/kframework/wasm-semantics
My article on Coinfomania: Security Tokens on Tezos: Higher Demand?
We are reviewing 2 of the most important news of 2019: The announcement of Facebook Libra coin, a cryptocurrency that claims that will bank the unbanked and the rolling out of 5G connections, with China leading the way.
Here is my chat with Denys Malengreau, a consultant, advisor and public speaker specialised in digital trends.
*This episode was recorded in Portuguese*
Minha entrevista com o Edilson Osorio Jr., fundador da startup brasileira OriginalMy que usa a tecnologia Blockchain para a autenticação de documentos e contratos.
A OriginalMy acabou de lançar uma campanha de financiamento coletivo no Kickante para o desenvolvimento do plugin para combater a disseminação das fake news.
Campanha Kickante www.kickante.com.br/fakenews
This is my chat with Tzahi Kanza calling from sunny Tel Aviv.
He is the CEO of Future Block, an Israeli accelerator for promising Blockchain startups. We talked about one of their success stories, the Spanish startup Bidbass and how hard it is to work with China.
Future Block is also looking for partnerships in Sweden and Scandinavia.
If you want to know more about Future Block just click here
No blockchain or crypto in this episode! In this episode I'm talking about why you should start a podcast for your business - especially if you are a B2B company.
You can read more on the links below:
Here is why you should start a podcast for your business
2 Simple steps to start a podcast for your business
Here is my chat with Sukesh Tedla, founder of Unbiased
Social Media Links: [Follow Unbiased]
Here is my chat with On Yavin, founder of Cointelligence and Cointelligence Academy.
On has been very vocal about scammers in the crypto space. We talked about obstacles of crypto mass adoption, how to avoid scams and some predictions for the crypto world.
On's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/onyavin/