When we create new ways that destroy old ways, we get market disruption and an opportunity for a transfer of wealth. Join your host and fellow investor Mark Moss, as he gets the inside info and secrets to success from today’s leading founders, builders, and entrepreneurs. If you’re looking for an edge in the market, access to the right people and information to make informed decisions, then make sure to tune in to Market Disruptors each and every week.
Today's guest is Mark Yusco. Yusco is from Morgan Creek Capital. He started working at Morgan Creek fifteen years ago. The goal of the company is to bring alternative investments to a lot of investors. A year ago, Yusco released a subsidiary named “Morgan Creek Digital.”
This Market Disruptors episode takes a look at what SIM swap is, how it's done, and the best ways to avoid it with Mark David's special guest David Silver. David is a securities, fraud, and investment laws attorney from Silver Miller Law. SIM swapping is the highlight of cryptocurrency news very recently, and people dealing with Bitcoin are anxious. Hijackers target Bitcoin users to get their stash by accessing their target’s mobile number. The victim's email, phone messages as well as the cryptocurrency gets stolen all in just under 6 minutes.
Bitcoin is becoming increasingly popular as newer companies adapt it in different and unique ways. For example, Lolli offers its customers the chance to earn bitcoin as they shop online.
In the 27th episode of Market Disruptors, Alex Adelman, the co-founder, and CEO of Lolli joins host Mark Moss. They talk about how Lolli works and the different challenges the founders face as they continue to build the company from the bottom up. Alex shares his experience and opinions on the rising cryptocurrency that is bitcoin.
In this episode, Nathaniel Whittemore joins Mark Moss. He’s the author of Long Reads Sunday, a curated list of the best content about bitcoin and crypto on Twitter. He also has a daily podcast stream about the three topics shaping the crypto conversation, the Crypto Daily 3@3. From payments, to store of value, and a hedge against the paradigm shift of the economic system, Mark and Nathaniel expound on the evolving narratives in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Is privacy really achievable? How does cryptocurrency affect the ever-important need for achieving privacy? These questions are discussed in the 25th episode of Market Disruptors when Mark Moss invites co-founder and CEO of Horizen Labs, Rob Viglione. The former physicist, mathematician, and military man, Rob, is currently committed to giving the crypto space more privacy through sidechain technology. Mark and Rob delve to the matters of privacy coin, privacy platforms, and privacy in general, throughout this informative discussion.
Mark sits down with Olga Mack, the Vice President of Strategy at Quantstamp, a co-author of the book “Fundamentals of Smart Contract Security,” and an attorney by trade. She’s also passionate about the blockchain industry and has been interested in the digital and payment space. In this episode, Mark and Olga dive into smart contracts - what are they, why they're important, how they're being used to solve problems, and how to mitigate the risks that are involved with it.
Find Olga Mack on LinkedIn or follow her on Twitter @OlgaVMack.
Fundamentals of Smart Contract Security (a book I co-authored with my colleagues) http://www.momentumpress.net/books/fundamentals-smart-contract-security
In this podcast episode, Mark Moss had the privilege of talking to Kate Mitzelmakher, the CEO and founder of Bloccelerate, a firm that invests in Blockchain from all over the world. Being knowledgeable and smart regarding Blockchain, Mark was able to ask the basic yet meaningful questions for viewers to fully understand the importance of Blockchain in the next ten years or more.
In this episode, Mark discusses the recent issues concerning some government officials' statements against bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. From U.S. President Donald Trump to Secretary of the Treasury Steven, they all have expressed their concerns on bitcoin being used for 'illicit activities.' They also believe bitcoin must be regulated. With the growing bitcoin cryptocurrency challenging the U.S. dollars, is the government actually afraid of bitcoin? Mark shares his thoughts on this matter and why bitcoin cannot be stopped anytime soon.
In this episode, Mark Moss discusses the leading crypto protocol, Bitcoin, with Dan Held, founder of Interchange, a reconciliation tool for traders and investors. Dan began his involvement in the industry in 2012 after a friend paid him using Bitcoin. He was part of the first crypto meeting in San Francisco with the founders of Coinbase, Ripple, Kraken, and other crypto personalities. He continues sharing insights through his blog, danheld.com.
In this episode, Mark tells us a brief history of the U.S. dollar currency. He talked about the transition period from when Great Britain was the world's superpower and how the United States took that baton to hold the reserve currency of the world. But today, the U.S. dollar currency is under-attacked by several factors – including huge national debt, foreign countries choosing to trade in their own financial system, and the growing bitcoin cryptocurrency. Reality tells us that the U.S. dollar position as the world's reserve currency is currently being threatened.
In this episode, Mark Moss discusses the crypto industry with public speaker, content creator, digital marketing specialist, and entrepreneur, Nye the Crypto Guy, also known as Michael Nye. He has traveled the world to continue sharing his insights and gathering new knowledge about cryptocurrency, and he shares all of these in their conversation.
For this episode, Mark sits down with a bitcoin privacy advocate and co-host of Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast as well as the weekly series Rabbit Hole Recap, Matt Odell. With much knowledge about bitcoin, privacy, and distributed systems, Matt has a lot of things to share about the importance of privacy, why it's under-attacked and the optimistic view on how the growing technology can help solve it.
Mark sits down with the founder of Celsius, Alex Mashinsky. Alex was also one of the inventors of the telecommunications market disruptor, VOIP. Next in Alex’s sights is the banking industry who he says is only powerful because of us, while giving us very little in return, and even preying on the poor. Bypassing the banks and investing with crypto gives you an edge, doing so through Celsius gives you piece of mind that someone is looking out for you.
Are stable coins the answer to cryptocurrency volatility? Mark is joined by the General Counsel for Reserve, a stable coin that aims to be pegged to a basket of assets. Matt Gertler understands all the payment processing issues that blockchain technology could solve, especially in the area of remittance. Hear why Matt says exchanges like Venmo and PayPal are fine for the average US user, but it’s a problem in need of a solution for much of the rest of the world.
Mark is joined today by Martin Floreani, founder and CEO of both Rokfin and FloSports. Martin knows that a platform is only as successful as the content on it and that’s why his company aims to be the best way for content creators to monetize. Find out how Rokfin is leveraging blockchain technology to level the playing field.
Mark’s guest today is talking to us about mining; the importance of it, the issues it faces and how self-produced renewable energy could be key. Ramak Sedigh is the founder and CEO of Plouton Mining, North America’s largest solar energy powered crypto mining facility. Tune in to find out why Ramak says that while crypto does undermine the US dollar, it’s a small price to pay for the technology that comes with it and all the areas it could revolutionize.
Mark’s guest today is a law professor and an attorney that specializes in blockchain technology. Olta Andoni from Ziliak Law is passionate about helping others to navigate this new industry and enter is securely and in compliance. Today we’re talking regulations, trade wars, and the United States role in the next big technology boom. Spoiler: Olta is optimistic on almost all fronts.
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Today Mark is picking the brain of one of his most requested guests. Zac Prince is the Founder and CEO of cryptocurrency lender BlockFi. Zac and Mark are diving into everything from wealth management to the velocity of money. Tune in to find out how you can put your money to work for you by having a single dollar do multiple jobs simultaneously. We compare the risks with the rewards in the new cryptocurrency lending market.
Mark is here to remind listeners about the purpose of his podcast; to connect average people with information from some of the most successful people in the space. Anyone can find information on the internet, but a lot of it is just noise. Mark connects with the most credible builders, developers, engineers, and investors that most people wouldn’t have access to. Some would call it an unfair advantage, we just call it smart business. Today Mark recaps the 8 amazing guests he has had so far and what they’ve brought to the table. If you’ve gotten value from Marc’s podcast, he encourages you to share, rate and review.
Mark’s guest today was already working in the law field when he stumbled on blockchain technology and fell down the rabbit hole. Marc Boiron was great at his profession but found it could be very boring, unlike blockchain. Luckily the technology is so new there is a huge need for lawyers to help people navigate laws that are still being created. Get Marc's unique perspective of the FCC, the IRS, the USA, and how they will fit into the future of blockchain and cryptocurrency.
Our guest today was born and raised in Russia and when she decided to pursue the field of finance and investing she moved to Switzerland. This is where Katya would be introduced to the world of blockchain technology, leaving everything to come to the US and ultimately start Peer 2 Peer Capital. Get her unique perspective and how she’s setting herself up for success when the next big revolution starts booming.
Our guest today has worn many hats, from computer engineering to criminal defense, and is a big fan of blockchain technology. Christian Kameir is a managing partner at Sustany Capital, a venture capital firm investing in blockchain technologies. Tune in to hear his unique perspective on the market and where he’s investing in regards to the future of blockchain.
Today we’re joined by CEO of Invest Diva and author of ‘Cryptocurrency Investing For Dummies’. Kiana Danial shares her interesting journey from her birthplace of Iran to a University in Japan and finally to Wall Street. Kiana kind of stumbled into investing and cryptocurrency but wants to see others walk into it with confidence. Listen in to find out just how much she has learned and how you can get her book for free.
Today we have self-proclaimed gamer Rahul Sood who broke into the industry with the launch of a successful high-end gaming computer company back in the ’90s. Rahul is now at the forefront of combining three major trends: E-sports, regulated gambling and blockchain technology. Unikrn is set to upset the global gaming and gambling markets in a big way; will the US be a part of this next big boom or will outdated regulations stifle growth?
Today we’re joined by a man that has been in mainstream media for about 20 years and has watched the shift in how we get our information with the advent of the internet. Ben Swann is the creator of “Truth in Media”, an internationally recognized source of fact-based news. Ben is here talking about his goals with getting censorship-resistant information to people as well as how cryptocurrency is helping him to do that.
Today we have pre-law student turned UFC fighter turned UFC commentator, who also dabbles in cryptocurrency, Kenny Florian. Much to his physician fathers surprise, Kenny pursued Jiu-Jitsu after graduating from Boston College, rather than continuing on to law school. At that time MMA and UFC were unheard of, but Kenny saw the potential in his passion and jumped on board right before they started disrupting the market. Now he hopes to have the same luck investing in cryptocurrency.
Today we’re joined by none other than Robert ‘Crypto’ Beadles, the CEO of Monarch Wallet and one of the hardest working men in cryptocurrency. Robert has seen the potential of cryptocurrency since he was introduced to Bitcoin in 2011, but when it went mainstream in 2017 his passion for it exploded. He’s everywhere to educate people about how to buy, sell, trade and store cryptocurrency so they can be part of this next big opportunity for investors.
When we create new ways that destroy old ways, we get market disruption and an opportunity for a transfer of wealth. Join your host and fellow investor Mark Moss, as he gets the inside info and secrets to success from today’s leading founders, builders and entrepreneurs. If you’re looking for an edge in the market, access to the right people and information to make informed decisions, then make sure to tune in to Market Disruptors each and every week.