"COVID-19 & Markets Crash" | Interview with Matthew Graham of Sino Global Capital | Recorded on March 13, 2020
TF Podcast with Jonathan G. Blanco • By Jonathan G. Blanco • Mar 13, 2020
Ep 124 | Bitcoin continues adoption in Business | Samson Mow
In our first TF Podcast of 2021 we interview Samson Mow, CSO at Blockstream and CEO at Pixelmatic, as we discuss his early days in Bitcoin, how he began working with Adam Back, Bitcoin Satellites, Bitcoin adoption from institutional investors and corporations like MicroStrategy with Michael Saylor, and we also discuss gaming use cases for cryptocurrency. Make sure to follow Samson Mow on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Excellion You can learn more about TF Labs at https://tflabs.io
January 26, 2021
LAST MINUTE: Startup Conference | Startup Law & Getting Started | w/ Jill Williamson and Bob Cornish
Creating a company can be overwhelming, but setting up the proper legal agreements, documentation, contracts, and noes is crucial to the life of the business. Founders must get it right and its recommended they discuss with a legal professional. In this session we discuss Founder equity splits, stock agreements, intellectual property rights, founder disputes, working in regulated industries, raising venture capital, public solicitation warnings, and more. Startup Law and Getting Started was recorded during TF Labs' LAST MINUTE: Startup Virtual Conference on December 21, 2020. Speakers included Jill Williamson of Gravis Law PLLC, Bob Cornish of Anderson Kill, and Jonathan G. Blanco Founder of TF Labs. You can learn more about TF Labs, a media agency, consuming and startup studio at https://tflabs.io This session was sponsored by HireStreams https://hirestreams.com
December 23, 2020
Bitcoin Panel on 12/16/20 | Bitcoin soars past $21K | w/ Simon Yu, Brian Lockhart, Kristy-Leigh Minehan, and Ryan Castillo
Last week we hosted a panel on Bitcoin passing through $21K. Earlier that day, Bitcoin passed it previous all-time-high from December 2017. The panelist were reacting to the days news of Bitcoin jumping and discusses reasons why this run is different than past ones. Our guest included Simon Yu, Brian Lockhart, Kristy-Leigh Minehan, and Ryan Castillo.
December 21, 2020
Stable Act and Battle for Crypto Regulations
December 11, 2020
Where's Bitcoin and Crypto Headed? | LiveStream with Justin Wu, Pat Larsen, Carlos Betancourt, Mitchell Moos
Earlier this week we recorded a special LiveStream episode on the state of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency and where it is headed. Bitcoin has reached and all time high, and the market is taking notice. This episode is sponsored by HireStreams, Video Resumes platform to find you next job. Learn more at https://hirestreams.com
December 4, 2020
Episode 123: Fighting the Online Assault on Democracy | with Cyrus Krohn
During our TF Labs Live Interview with Cyrus Krohn, we discuss how disinformation in news and politics has become common place. With the polarizing divide in the USA and abroad, we discuss how we can fight the online assault on democracy. Cyrus is the author of Bombarded released in October of 2020.
November 9, 2020
Episode 122: SEC Updates Reg A+ & Reg CF Limits | Guest: Darren Marble & Samson Williams
On November 2, 2020 the SEC updated its limits for Crowdfunding. Reg A+ limit was raised to $75 million Reg CF limit was raised to $5 million Equity Crowdfunding allows for founders and companies who have built communities to grow in different ways from traditional venture. In this episode, Darren Marble of Crush Capital, 🚀 Samson Williams of Axes and Eggs, and host Jonathan G Blanco we discuss what this means for Startups, Founders, and the public. Learn more at TFLabs.io
November 5, 2020
Episode 121: Bitcoin Futures & Future of Bitcoin in Financial Markets | TF Labs Podcast with Brock Connelly
In this episode we interview Brock Connelly of Round Block Capital and discuss Bitcoin Futures on the CME (Chicago Mercantile Exchange).
September 22, 2020
Episode 120: Research of FinTech Policy in Blockchain & Digital Assets | TF Labs Podcast Interview w/ Linda Jeng
In this episode, we interview Linda Jeng, Visiting Scholar on Financial Technology at Georgetown Law and the Global Head of Policy & Special Counsel at Transparent Systems. Host Jonathan G. Blanco and Linda discuss financial regulation, policy and money, along with blockchain and digital assets play a factor. Linda has been researching financial technology for many years having spent time in government, education, and the private sector. You can also watch this episode on the TF Labs Youtube Channel Subscribe on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TFLabs?sub_confirmation=1 Please also follow us on our Social Channels to be notified of this event and future events. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/tflabs Twitter: https://twitter.com/tflabs_ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TFLabsMedia Learn more about TF Labs events, media agency, consulting agency, and startup studio at https://tflabs.io
September 21, 2020
Episode 119: Startup Law & Fundraising | Interview w/ Paul Swegle
In this Live TF Labs interview, we speak with Paul Swegle is an Entrepreneurial General Council with extensive experience as a Startup Lawyer, having worked with startups from founding to leading towards IPO. Before Startups, Paul served as an Attorney for the US Securities and Exchange Commission. As an author and Law Professor, Paul has taken this knowledge to write his new book, "Startup Law and Fundraising", which outlines in detail tips, processes, best practices, and lessons for Startup Founders, Advisors, Early Employees, and Investors. You can also watch this interview on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TFLabs?sub_confirmation=1 Please also follow us on our Social Channels to be notified of this event and future events. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/tflabs Twitter: https://twitter.com/tflabs_ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TFLabsMedia
September 18, 2020
Episode 118 | Launching the first IPO of a Security Token - INX | Interview with Mason Borda
We interview Mason Borda, CEO and CoFounder of Tokensoft, a security token platform leading the IPO for INX Token.
September 4, 2020
Ep 117: Going Public - Taking Entrepreneurs to Nasdaq IPO all on TV | Interview with Todd Goldberg
In this episode we interview Todd Goldberg, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Crush Capital, creators of the Entrepreneur.com show "Going Public", a groundbreaking original series that follows the stories of entrepreneurs as they raise capital and aspire to take their companies public to a Nasdaq IPO. For the first time ever, viewers of the series can invest in any deal featured through the platform goingpublic.com. TF Labs has hosted Todd's Co-Founder, Darren Marble at past TF Conferences and on the TF Podcast. You can learn more about TF Labs at https://tflabs.io This episode is presented by HireStreams, a Video Interview and Resume Platform for Job Seekers to stand out to Employers. Learn more and create your free HireStreams profile at https://HireStreams.com.
September 3, 2020
Episode 116: Digital Assets & Bitcoin from your Investment Advisors | Interview with Dan Eyre of Blockchange
In this episode we interview Dan Eyre, CoFounder and CEO of Blockchange, a Digital Asset sales service for Registered Investment Advisors, essentially allowing financial planners to sell Bitcoin and Digital Assets to their clients. Blockchange recently announced a partnership with Gemini, which is owned by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, two of Bitcoin's most prominent supporters. This is our second time hosting Dan on our TF Labs Podcast.
September 2, 2020
Special Episode: HireStreams Podcast w/ Tyler Boscolo | Lesson from a Lead Technical Recruiter
Special Episode of our new HireStreams Podcast where we discuss Recruiting, Job Hunting, and Hiring from the Job Seeker and Employer side. The HireStreams Podcast is hosted by Tyler Boscolo, a marketer and growth leader in the startup ecosystem. Please subscribe to the HireStreams Podcast.
September 1, 2020
Episode 115: Venture Capital Funding for Non-Degreed Founders | Interview with Danielle Strachman
We Interview Danielle Strachman to discuss Venture Capital and Fundraising for Founders and how Danielle focuses on non-degreed founders.
September 1, 2020
Episode 114: FinTech, Banking, Crypto and Financial Trust | Interview with Scott Purcell
In this episode we interview Scott Purcell, Founder and CEO of Prime Trust, a Financial Trust and Custodian for Banks and Crypto Institutions. Purcell is a serial entrepreneur with experience in banking, securities, technology, and internet infrastructure. We discuss fintech, banking, crypto and financial trust.
July 24, 2020
Episode 113: Micro VC & Founders | $1K For Families Impacted by Pandemic | Interview with Minda Brusse
In this episode we interview Minda Brusse Co-Founder and Managing Partner of First Row Partners as well as Co-Founder of the 1K Project. First Row Partners funds early stage startups ready for a big leap forward. They invest in solving meaningful human problems with technology and typically focus on software. We discuss Micro VC & Founders on this episode of TF Podcast. Watch full episode on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABSnnj0RSzY&feature=youtu.be
July 23, 2020
Episode 112: Founder Lessons for Venture Capital Conversations | Interview with Mac Conwell
In this podcast we interview, McKeever (Mac) Conwell,II, who goes by the name on Twitter "Mac the VC", and discuss lessons for Founders when raising Venture Capital. We discus how to get ready, what certain VC responses actually mean, analogies on how capital is raised and selected, as well as insight in the direction of Venture Capital. You can learn more about this episode and the TF Podcast Episode at TF Labs (https://tflabs.io). This episode is presented by HireStreams, allowing Job Seeker to create custom Video Interview and Resume Profiles to optimize the hiring experience with Employers. Learn more or create a free account at https://hirestreams.com.
July 21, 2020
Episode 111: Accelerating the Token Economy for Organizations | Interview with Marley Gray
In this episode Marley Gray, Principal Architect at Microsoft and Chairman on the Interwork Alliance. Marley has been a leader in the Enterprise Blockchain sector, leading Blockchain at Microsoft in the early days, building the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, and now with his work on the Interwork Alliance. You can learn more about this episode and the TF Podcast Episode at TF Labs (https://tflabs.io). This episode is presented by HireStreams, allowing Job Seeker to create custom Video Interview and Resume Profiles to optimize the hiring experience with Employers. Learn more or create a free account at https://hirestreams.com.
July 20, 2020
Special Episode: Twitter Hacked | Live Panel with Cybersecurity Leaders
In this Special Episode, we hosted a Live Panel featuring Riley Eller of Rubica, Inc., Ronald Nixon of Polyverse Corporation, and Haseeb Awan of Efani, to discuss the recent hack on Twitter, leading to he worlds most famous people having their accounts compromised, with hackers tweeting on their behalf saying they'd give away money to those who would deposit #bitcoin into their accounts. This was at a massive scale with the accounts of Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Kanye West, President Obama, and Elon Musk, just to name a few. The hackers could have done far worse damage then take a few #bitcoin, with many online pointing out that a global catastrophe could have happened if the hackers tweeted the wrong thing in mass. In this episode we discuss; - Implication of the event - How did it happen? - Could this have been prevented? - Why did they ask for #bitcoin? - How does centralization vs decentralization impact what happened? You can learn more about this episode and the TF Podcast Episode at TF Labs (https://tflabs.io). This episode is presented by HireStreams, allowing Job Seeker to create custom Video Interview and Resume Profiles to optimize the hiring experience with Employers. Learn more or create a free account at https://hirestreams.com.
July 17, 2020
Episode 110: 5G and Digital Transformation for Startups & Enterprise | Interview with Jim Brisimitzis
In this interview we speak with Jim Brisimitzis, Founder & General Partner of 5G Open Innovation Lab, a community partnership across developers, startups, technology platforms, enterprises, academic researchers, and the public sector organizations. Jim discusses with TF Labs, Founder Jonathan G. Blanco the impact 5G will have on technology and innovation for Startups and Enterprise, while leading to new optimizations currently not possible in 4G. The 5G Innovation Lab has partnerships with T-Mobile, NASA, and Microsoft, and works with early stage startups through their cohort which will help lead digital transformation leveraging 5G, IoT, AI, and Blockchain. You can learn more about Jim and this TF Podcast Episode at TF Labs (https://tflabs.io). This episode is presented by HireStreams, allowing Job Seeker to create custom Video Interview and Resume Profiles to optimize the hiring experience with Employers. Learn more or create a free account at https://hirestreams.com.
July 16, 2020
Special Episode: Product Strategy Lessons from Kanye's Presidential Run
Kanye announced he was running for President in 2020 and it looks like he might be out. But whether you believe he can win, beating Joe Biden and Donald Trump as an Independent or you think he will take votes from Biden, leading to a Trump Re-Election, this video doesn't make the prediction. Instead, we focus on the Product Management and Strategy Lessons which can be learned by Kanye running for President of the United States of America. The Product Strategy Tips we'll discuss: #PR, #Media, and #Social Attention; Surround yourself with others trying to change the world; Build Supporting; Brands and Product Lines; Distribution Channels; Building your Personal Brand. Our goal is to make Product Management and Strategy accessible by relating to topics happening in popular culture, technology, business, and finance, using these events to teach others tips they can use in their business, career, and personal brand. You can watch the full video on #Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVYbKaGiYBI&feature=youtu.be TF Labs is a product, branding, and media company working with companies of all sizes and developing internal startups. if you'd like to work with us or learn more about TF Labs visit us at https://tflabs.io.
July 16, 2020
Episode 109: Technology Requirements for Enterprise Blockchain
In this episode we interview the Tim Wagner and Shruthi Rao, the Co-Founders of Vendia, having recently raised $5 million to solve for data distribution and solving for with infrastructure and elements of blockchain. We discuss how in Enterprise what is most important is solving your business and technology requirements, rather than forcing a specific technology, and also share how their time at Amazon AWS lead them to understanding there was still need for handling the "plumbing" of data and record management. Tim and Shruthi also provide tips in fundraising and meeting with investors and VC. making sure you are clear on your story and also looking for the right investors who will believe in you. You can learn more about Tim, Shruthi and this TF Podcast Episode at TF Labs (https://tflabs.io). This episode is presented by HireStreams, allowing Job Seeker to create custom Video Interview and Resume Profiles to optimize the hiring experience with Employers. Learn more or create a free account at https://hirestreams.com.
July 15, 2020
Episode 108: Fund of Funds for Blockchain and Crypto Venture Capital | Interview with Brooke Pollack
In this episode we speak with Brooke Pollack, Founder and Managing Partner of Hutt Capital, a Fund of Funds specifically for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Venture Capital Funds. Fund of Funds is a term given to investment funds which invest in Venture or Investments, they often do not make investment in individual companies. Brooke discusses how he got involved with investing, why he decided on the Fund of Funds model, opportunities he sees in investing in blockchain related funds, where the market is going, and how to look at deals for investors. You can learn more about Brooke and this TF Podcast Episode at TF Labs (https://tflabs.io). This episode is presented by HireStreams, allowing Job Seeker to create custom Video Interview and Resume Profiles to optimize the hiring experience with Employers. Learn more or create a free account at https://hirestreams.com.
July 14, 2020
Episode 107: "“Accounting & FinTech in Crypto, and role of Venture Capital”" | Interview with Pat Larsen
In this episode we interview, Pat Larsen CEO and Co-Founder of ZenLedger, Tax Return and Management software for Cryptocurrency traders. Pat discusses how he discovered the need for crypto tax software and the ability to create a SaaS model for scaling his business, which Venture Capital finds attractive as predictable revenue which in theory increases over time. Pat shares his experience with fundraising from Investors and Venture Capital, his role as CEO in the fundraising process, and running the company. We also discuss the current climate for fundraising and how to keep investors aware of your company's progress. Taxes are due on July 15th and Pat discusses his the unprecedented nature of the move out and reminding us all to get taxes done. We have had Pat speak at past TF Conferences and Local Chapter Events. Learn more about this episode and listen on your favorite podcast platform at TF Labs: https://www.tflabs.io/107-pat-larsen-crypto-taxes Apple: https://apple.co/3dF6wpE Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2BH588U Follow us on Social Twitter: https://twitter.com/tflabs_ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/tflabs
June 26, 2020
Episode 106: "Building Technology in Finance, DeFi, and Blockchain" | Interview with Lex Sokolin
In this episode we interview Lex Sokolin, CMO and Global FinTech Co-Head at ConsenSys.
June 24, 2020
Episode 105: The Foundation of Strategy to Execution | Interview with Brad Chase
In this episode we speak with Brad Chase, former Senior Vice President of Microsoft. Now he is a strategy, leadership and marketing consultant to CEOs and senior executives mostly in the software business, served on numerous boards and also done a lot of public speaking. We discuss his book "Strategy First," and the foundation of strategy to execution.
June 12, 2020
JUST SATS. EP 07: Protest, Bitcoin above above $10K for a day, Bloomberg say bitcoin at $20K
June 8, 2020
JUST SATS. EP 06: Not about Bitcoin
This episode is not about bitcoin this week. Instead we hope our listeners reflect on the events of this past week. We stand with all of you who are hurting. #Black_Lives_Matter.
May 31, 2020
Episode 104: Commerce & Rewards in Bitcoin Adoption | Interview with Alex Adelman
In this episode we speak with Alex Adelman, CEO and CoFounder of Lolli, an app that allows you to earn bitcoin when you shop. Alex discusses his app and the commerce and rewards associated with bitcoin adoption.
May 29, 2020
Episode 103: Financial Institutions vs Bitcoin & Crypto Institutions | Interview with John Wu
In this interview with speak with John Wu, the President of AVA Labs. John spent significant time in traditional finance via working in hedge funds with technology investing. In this conversation he draws parallels to the legacy financial system with the crypto and bitcoin system.
May 28, 2020
Episode 102: Financial Marketing: How Banks Market | Interview with Bill Wreaks
In this episode we speak with Bill Wreaks, CEO of The Gramercy Institute. Bill works with Financial Institutions as they come up with their Financial Marketing plans. We discuss how banks Market to their clients, how traditional finance associates risk, and perception of digital currencies and bitcoin.
May 27, 2020
Special Episode: TF Product Management | Jonathan G. Blanco interviewed by UW Blockchain Society
Special Episode: TF Product Management | Jonathan G. Blanco interviewed by UW Blockchain Society
May 26, 2020
Episode 101: Blockchain, Bitcoin, Crypto at University | Interview with Zach Nelson
In this episode we speak with Zack Nelson, President and Co-Founder of the Blockchain society at the University of Washington. We discuss Blockchain, Bitcoin, Crypto .
May 25, 2020
Just Sats EP 5: 40 Bitcoin Move, 10 BTC is in top .005% of wallets, Don't tell me who is Satoshi
Weekly wrap up of bitcoin, in a quick an fun short episode.
May 24, 2020
Episode 100: The History of Money: Fiat, Gold, Silver, Diamonds | Interview with Erik Jansen
In this episode we speak with Erik Jansen, Sr. Managing Partner at Windermere Realty Management Company. Jansen is a seasoned operational and financial executive in building technology and real estate-based businesses and is an active investor in venture capital. Jansen discusses the history of money regarding fiat, gold, silver, and diamonds.
May 24, 2020
TF Labs Blog | Bitcoin Pizza Day: $91,000,000 for 2 Pizzas purchased 10 years ago
On this day, 10 years ago, someone purchased 2 pizzas for 10,000 Bitcoin. The value of that Bitcoin today would be about $91,000,000. We wrote an article on the TF Labs podcast and decided to narrate it for easy listening. Let us know what you think. You can read the article on Bitcoin Pizza Day here: https://www.tflabs.io/post/bitcoin-pizza-day-91-000-000-for-2-pizzas-purchased-10-year-ago
May 22, 2020
Episode 99: Crypto Wallets and Cyber Security in the new Digital World | Interview with Viktor Radchenko
In this podcast we interview Viktor Radchenko, the CEO and CoFounder of Trust Wallet, which was acquired by Binance in 2018. Viktor discusses how he started working on crypto and bitcoin wallet technology, his background in cyber security, and how he has been operating Token Wallet. Watch the original interview with Viktor Radchenko here: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBLEeND4ct4 Periscope: https://www.pscp.tv/w/1gqxvEQLXYRJB TF Podcast is produced by TF Labs https://tflabs.io
May 20, 2020
TF Labs Lessons - Ep 01: "Your Adversity is your Super Power"
Short 10 minute lessons on motivation, determination, business, technology, product, and more. Episode 1, "Your Adversity is your Super Power", discuss how in extreme hardship we can attempt to find learnings and lessons to take with us in business and professionally.
May 20, 2020
Banking Recap Episode: How Banks are thinking about Bitcoin, Digital Currency, Stablecoins.
In this special episode, we compile a few of our best conversations over the last month regarding how banks are thinking about Bitcoin, Digital Currency, and Stablecoins. We bring together clips from our interviews with Cory Klippsten of Swan Bitcoin, Bob Cornish of Anderson Kill, Matt Case, Neil Bergquist of Coinme, and Alex Mashinsky of Celsius. Please let us know how you like this recap episode with clips from several episodes to discuss one particular topic
May 19, 2020
93: VC & Angel Investment Outlook during COVID19 | Interview with David Segura
In this episode we speak with David Segura, an accomplished executive and investor at German Accelerator, a company that empowers German startups to scale globally. Segura discusses VC and Angel investment outlook during COVID-19.
May 19, 2020
Episode 84: Authoritarianism’s effect on Financial Stability and Bitcoin’s Opportunity | Interview with Alex Gladstein
In this episode we speak with Alex Gladstein, Chief Strategy Officer at Human Rights Foundation, a nonpartisan nonprofit organization that promotes and protects human rights globally, with a focus on closed societies. In his work Alex has connected hundreds of dissidents and civil society groups with business leaders, technologists, journalists, philanthropists, policymakers, and artists to promote free and open societies. In this episode we interview Alex Gladstein of the Human Rights Foundation as we discuss how dictatorships and authoritarianism effect on the financial stability of nations and economies. Over half of the worlds population lives under authoritative rule. We then discuss how this provides an interesting opportunity for bitcoin.
May 18, 2020
JUST SATS. Ep 04: Bitcoin Halving, JK Rowling, Bitcoin Delegate, Visa creates Digital Currency, 50K Satoshi Giveaway
JUST SATS is a weekly episode the discusses events of Bitcoin in a fun easy going way. This week we discussed the halving, JK Rowling, and more
May 18, 2020
Episode 97: Social Media's Influence on Investment Decisions | Interview with Joe Vezzani
In this episode we speak with Joe Vezzani, Co-Founder and CEO of Lunar Crush, a company using social data on crypto currencies to make ratings. We spend time discussing social analysis, and later discuss founder journey and VC outlook on crypto related founders.
May 17, 2020
Episode 95: Bitcoin Halving's Growth Marketing Opportunity | Interview with Justin Wu
In this episode we speak with speak with Justin Wu, who is on the marketing team at Uplead, which is a B2B data provider and technology company based in Southern California providing instant access to millions of verified B2B contacts with direct email addresses. We discuss growth marketing tactics across technology and business, including the recent bitcoin having.
May 16, 2020
Episode 98: Non-Fungible Assets: Gaming, Collectibles, Real Estate, Commerce | Interview with Jonathan Hineline
In this episode we speak with Jonathan Hineline, Co-Founder and CEO of Bittress, a DeFi project providing an online marketplace (DAPP) for the evolving virtual property ecosystem. Hineline discusses non-fungible assets regarding gaming, collectibles, real estate, and commerce.
May 15, 2020
Episode 96: Connecting Governments and Corporations w/ Equitable Tech | Interview with Nadia Hewett
In this episode we speak with Nadia Hewett, Emerging Technology (Blockchain) and Digitization Practitioner and Strategist at World Economic forum, a non-profit that helps connect communities of leaders around global issues through high-level meetings, research, initiatives and digital networks. Hewett discusses connecting governments and corporations with equitable tech.
May 13, 2020
Episode 94: Payments Tech & Digital Assets in Emerging Markets | Interview with Taban Cosmos
In this episode we speak with Taban Cosmos, CTO and Cofounder Guide, a premier B2B Learning & Talent Development SaaS Platform helping distributed teams and 1B+ knowledge workers learn the skills they need to succeed on-the-job and in their careers. Cosmos discusses payments tech and digital assets in emerging markets.
May 11, 2020
JUST SATS. Episode 3: #Bitcoin kisses $10K then drops, Coinbase goes down, Cash App does $306 Million in Rev from #Bitcoin
JUST SATS. is a quick 10-15 minute weekly recap episodes discussing week in #bitcoin and market. In this episode we start with Happy Mother's Day wishes, discuss the week in #bitcoin, price goes $10K then comes down hovering at $8700, Coinbase is down, Cash App doubles Bitcoin revenue since last quarter, Paul Tudor Jones gets into bitcoin, and our 50K Satoshi Giveaway question; "When was the first Bitcoin halvning?".
May 10, 2020
Episode 92: Legal Framework during Bitcoin & Market Growth | Interview with Cal Evans
In this episode we speak with Cal Evans, Market Leading Cryptocurrency Lawyer and Strategy Expert at Gresham International, the market leader in Cryptocurrency Compliance and Strategy. Evans discusses legal framework during marketing growth.
May 8, 2020
Episode 91: Purchasing Bitcoin is Accessible & Essential to Main Street | Interview with Neil Bergquist
In this episode we speak with Neil Bergquist, CEO and CoFounder at Coinme, a a leading digital currency exchange on a mission to make digital currency more accessible for everyone. Bergquist discusses how purchasing bitcoin is accessible and essential to main street.
May 7, 2020
Episode 90: Health Insurance Impact of COVID19 & Blockchain’s Potential | Interview with Nick Soman
In this episode we speak Nick Soman, CEO and Co-Founder of Decent, and discuss how the Health Insurance Industry will be disrupted and changed, especially as COVID19 has shifted the paradigm. In addition to Health Insurance, Nick and Jonathan discuss Blockchain's potential though not being ready at this time for scale, how Bitcoin was Nick's entry point and still follows, and how people can try to use the adversity they have experienced in their lives as a super power.
May 6, 2020
Episode 89: New Energy Paradigm: Investing in Oil has Changed Forever | Interview with Victor Sauers
In this episode we speak with Victor Sauers, Chief Executive Officer at TKO Energy Capital, a company that provides policy advisement, technology vetting, business development, funding preparation and consultative solutions. They are the operation leader for global clients from medium and large commercial entities, Oil & Gas, government bodies involving in innovative cost reduction technologies and development initiatives from Field operations to Executive “C” level stakeholders. Bergquist discusses how purchasing bitcoin is accessible and essential to main street. Sauers discusses the New Energy Paradigm and how investing in oil has changed forever.
May 5, 2020
Episode 88: Digital Dollar, Digital Assets, and Bitcoin as the Sovereign Hedge | Interview with Bob Cornish
In this episode we speak with Bob Cornish, Partner at Anderson Kill, where his is focused on assisting blockchain and global financial markets innovators Bergquist discusses how purchasing bitcoin is accessible and essential to main street. He is securities/enforcement attorney concentrating on assisting innovators in emerging areas of the financial markets. Cornish discusses the digital dollar, digital assets, and bitcoin as the sovereign hedge.
May 4, 2020
JUST SATS - Ep 02: #Bitcoin from $7.6K to over $9K, Halving, History of #HODL | w/ JG Blanco & Matt Case
This week we discuss #bitcoin going from $7.6K to over $9K, what has been going on with printing money, as well as history behind the term #HODL, and discuss a unit smaller than #Satoshi. Show format: - Quick catch up - What happened in #bitcoin and related - Fun Fact, Urban Legend, and/or History - #bitcoin trivia
May 3, 2020
Episode 88: Dollar Cost Averaging your Bitcoin | Interview with Cory Klippsten
TF Blockchain interviewed Cory Klippsten, the Founder of swanbitcoin.com, a bitcoin investing platform that allows you to automatically purchase bitcoin weekly, monthly, or by paycheck, with as little as $5. Cory spoke about what drew him to bitcoin, how he started Swanbitcoin.com, and explained Dollar Cost Averaging. Simply put, dollar cost averaging means you buy the same amount of asset weekly, regardless of price. Cory also gave his perspective on the bitcoin drop March 12, 2020 (and subsequent rise) and the reasons behind it. The entire interview with Cory Klippsten can be watched on Youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbV3oqiQTGM
May 2, 2020
Episode 86: Cyber Security at Home in Times of COVID19 | Interview with Frances Dewing
In this episode we speak with Frances Dewing, CEO at Rubica, an industry-leading cybersecurity technology operates as an enterprise-grade digital bodyguard for all your devices with the unique ability to extend cyber protection anywhere. Dewing regularly consult to boards, Fortune 100 executives, and HNW private client groups on cybersecurity issues and best practices. In this episode Dewing discusses cyber security at home in times of COVID-19.
May 1, 2020
Episode 85: Bitcoin Halving & COVID19: Crypto Mining Perspective | Interview with Kristy-Leigh Minehan
In this episode we speak with Kristy-Leigh Minehan, Consultant at Core scientific, a Core Scientific is a leader in Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence hosting, transaction processing and application development. Minehan provides guidance to the executive team on product strategy, and provide intelligence and guidance in the hardware, artificial intelligence and blockchain landscape. In this episode Minehan discusses bitcoin halving & COVID19 from a crypto mining perspective.
April 30, 2020
Episode 83: COVID19 Impact on Commercial Real Estate & Digital Assets | Interview with Sean Hsieh
In this episode we speak with Sean Hsieh, Founder & CEO at Concreit, a platform designed to simplify the real estate investing process and make it accessible to everyday investors. Hsieh discusses COVID-19 and its impact on commercial real estate and digital assets.
April 28, 2020
Episode 82: Independent Music and a reflection on Bitcoin | Interview with Zuby
In this episode we speak with Zuby, an independent rapper, podcast host, author, public speaker and creative entrepreneur, with over 400,000 followers online. In this episode Zuby discusses independent music and a reflection on bitcoin.
April 22, 2020
Episode 81: Oil Crashes: What it means for Markets, Bitcoin, and Metals | Interview with Greg Nguyen
In this episode we speak with Greg Nguyen, Founding Team Member, Due Diligence and Capital Raise at GenesysOne Capital, a a hybrid fund of funds that invests in digital assets and digital asset funds. GenesysOne Capital invest with top underlying funds which trade in blockchain-based digital assets such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, derivatives, stable coins, and tokens. In this episode Nguyen discusses oil crashes and what it means for markets, bitcoins, and metals.
April 21, 2020
Episode 80: State of the Market, Fundraising, and IPOs | Interview with Darren Marble
In this episode we speak with Darren Marble, Co-Founder and CEO of Crush Capital, a pioneering FinTech firm with a mission to democratize access to investment opportunities and usher in a retail investor renaissance. His insights have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Forbes, and the Los Angeles Business Journal. In this episode Marble discusses the state of the market, fundraising and IPOs.
April 21, 2020
Announcement: JUST SATS - 50K Satoshi Giveaway on Sundays & Weekly Roundup
Starting this Sunday, Jonathan G. Blanco and Matt Case will be giving out Satoshis via Cash App on during Just Sats, our new #bitcoin trivia show. We will have weekly update of the weeks events and leave time to ask questions for listeners to get Sats. To participate make sure you are: Following @TFBlockchain @jgproduct @matthewryancase on Twitter Have Cash App (https://cash.app/app/HHNMVDS) Listen on Sundays and answer in comments. We'll select a few correct answers as winners.
April 17, 2020
Episode 79: Bitcoin Mining and Hardware Production during Volatile Market | Interview with Raymond Walintukan
In this episode we speak with Raymond Walintukan, Director of Mining Operations at Bitmain, a blockchain and semiconductor company, dedicated to the design and manufacture of high performance computing chips and software. In this interview Walintukan discusses bitcoin mining operations at Bitmain and hardware production during volatile markets.
April 13, 2020
Episode 78: During Bailouts & Stimulus, Bitcoin has been more Stable | Interview with Matt Case
In this episode we interview Matt Case, Bitcoin advocate and radio personality. Matt and Jonathan discuss the recent bailout and stimulus packages, influx of trillions of dollars by government, bitcoin remaining steady and more stable then other markets, bitcoin halving, bitcoin adoption through commerce, and changes to our privacy and security due to impacts from COVID19 coronavirus.
April 11, 2020
Episode 77: Currency of Content: Creators in Digital World post COVID19 | Interview with Mahbod Moghadam
In this episode we interview, Mahbod Moghadam Co-Founder of Genius and Everipedia. Mahbod discusses how he and his Co-Founder created Rap Genius to empower artist and content creators, rewarding them for their contributions to network and how this lead to the creation of Everpedia, w "Wiki" type platform leveraging crypto and blockchain to rewards content creators. Mahbood and Jonathan discuss the currency of content, how creators are the new form of information, how incumbent media and content platforms should reward their users, how COVID19 and staying home will dramatically impact how we all consume content and the mechanics behind payment and viewership, and how bitcoin has continued to remain strong while legacy currencies and stocks have had volatility. Please make sure you are subscribed to this podcast and also subscribe to our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/TFBlockchain Please also follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tfblockchain & https://twitter.com/jgproduct
April 9, 2020
Episode 76: Reporting Enterprise Blockchain | Interview with Rachel Wolfson
In this episode we interview Rachel Wolfson, Reporter at Cointelegraph and previously writer for Forbes and Bitcoin Magazine. Rachel is also the Podcast Host for CryptoCHick
April 6, 2020
Episode 75: Legacy Currencies Onboarding to Digital Currency | Interview with Michelle O'Connor
In this episode we interview Michelle O'Connor, VP of Marketing and Community for Uphold, a native wallet serving as onramp and trading platform for national currencies, metals, and cryptocurrency. O’Connor is an active member across a number of blockchain and FinTech/FinServ groups and that focus on the growth and expansion of women in the blockchain space. In this episode we discuss legacy currencies onboarding to Digital Currency.
April 6, 2020
Episode 74: "Digital Identity & Wallet Security, + COVID19 Economy" | Interview w/ Vinny Lingham
In this episode we interview Vinny Lingham, Co-Founder and CEO of Civic, a blockchain identity platform and wallet. On this episode Vinny announces Civic's first of its kind Crypto-Wallet with a $1Million guarantee thanks to their partnership with Coincover. We also discuss decentralized identity, multi signature wallets, fiat and banking onramps, need for touchless payments, effects of COVID-19 on the global economy, gold, and what it could mean for bitcoin. Vinny then discusses his point of view from an investor angle as he discusses his VC Firm, type of companies he finds interesting for investment, and tips for founders. You can follow Vinny on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/VinnyLingham Learn more about Civic here: https://www.civic.com/ Please make sure you are subscribed to the TF Podcast. Please also subscribe to our Youtube channel. You can watch the full interview here: https://youtu.be/8ICQdHrUy5U
April 5, 2020
Episode 73: Enterprise Blockchain & Record Management | Interview with Kapi Attawar and Dr. Setrag Khoshafian
In this episode we interview Kapi Attawar, CFO of Samsung SDS, and Dr. Setrag Khoshafian, Chief Evangelist at Pega Systems. We discuss Enterprise Blockchain and its particular use in record management for supply chain, shipping, logistics, warranty, and value chain. Kapi and Setrag discuss the partnership between their companies, how companies are thinking through blockchain, what is "decentralized" enough for enterprise use, private chain vs public chain, will enterprises begin using public chains or accepting Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, and needs of Enterprise companies as they get started and create POV on public vs private.
April 1, 2020
Interview w/ Pierre Rochard | "Bitcoin’s role during an Economic Crisis"
We discuss Bitcoin's role during an Economic Crisis.
March 26, 2020
Interview w/ Peter McCormack | "COVID19 affect on U.K. & US, + Bitcoin in Venezuela”
We interview Peter McCormack, the host of What Bitcoin Did and Defiance Podcast. We discuss Peter's travels to Venezuela, Columbia, Chile, and Turkey, the use of #Bitcoin in Venezuela, Venezuela's need for fair elections, the effects on COVID19 on us as a society, how the world is changing due to coronavirus, and much more.
March 25, 2020
"Effects on Crypto Exchanges from Covid19" | Interview with Valentin Preobrazhenskiy, CEO of LATOKEN
In this episode we speak with the CEO and Founder of LATOKEN, Valentin Preobrazhenskiy.
March 25, 2020
"Hedge Fund Response to Bitcoin Drop" | Interview with Kevin Kang and Carlos Betancourt
In this episode we discuss the "Hedge Fund Response to Bitcoin Drop" with the Founders and Managing Partner of BK Coin Capital, Kevin Kang and Carlos Betancourt. We discuss last weeks volatility in the overall stock market, bitcoins drop from $10K range to $5K range, how their hedge fund has performed, and what their LPs and investors are thinking during these interesting times. You can also watch this interview on the following platforms: YouTube: https://youtu.be/TZtr4dn-rVc Periscope: https://www.pscp.tv/jgproduct/1YpKkQeygqAJj
March 24, 2020
"Bitcoin, Crypto, COVID19, outlook in Korea vs US" | Interview w/ Simon Yu of StormX and Daniel Hwang
In this episode we interview at Simon Yu of Storm Token and Daniel Hwang as we discuss the state of #Bitcoin and #crypto in #Korea and their overall response to #COVID19 #Coronavirus.
March 24, 2020
Interview w/ David Chaum | "Payments, Messaging, & Encryption"
In this episode we interview David Chaum, one of the world's leading cryptography experts.
March 23, 2020
Interview w/ Mati Greenspan | “The next phase of Financial Markets”
We discuss quantitative radiant. Stimulus packages, market downturn, coronavirus, and what else is in store.
March 23, 2020
Interview w/ Alex Mashinsky | "Coronavirus and Market Crash won't stop DeFi"
In this episode we discuss how the recent stock market crash and coronavirus won't stop DeFi and how people will have more access to cryptocurrency options Watch on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scQAqIwjhwA Watch on Twitter: https://www.pscp.tv/jgproduct/1djGXQXWYdPJZ
March 23, 2020
"COVID19 effect on eSports" | Interview w/ Rahul Sood, CEO & Founder of Unikrn | #bitcoin #crypto #gaming #coronavirus #Seattle
With professional sport shut down, this also means the gambling industry is out of luck. In this interview we speak with Rahul Sood, the CEO and Founder of Unikrn, one of the leading eSports and eBetting platforms. Also watch live interview on: YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAix_jewhHw Twitter https://www.pscp.tv/jgproduct/1lDxLgQzPkyJm Make sure you are following us on our TF social channels.
March 22, 2020
Interview w/ Meltem Demirors | "Investing in Time of Economic Stress"
In this interview we speak with Meltem Demirors of Coinshares, where we discuss the recent downturn in the global economy, bitcoin going down, and opportunities arising for founders and investors.
March 20, 2020
"Banking, Payments, Stablecoins | Plus Market Crash and COVID-19" | Interview with Shamir Karkal of Sila
In this episode I interview Shamir Karkal, Founder and CEO of Sila, a Banking and Payments API platform, leveraging blockchain technology and issuing its own stablecoin, backed ot the US Dollar, to make the transfer of money quick and easy. Shamir has spent the majority of his career across different areas of the banking sector, from consulting and McKinsey, founding Simple Bank, being acquired by BBVA, and launching Sila. Shamir shares some history on the banking system and digital money, how we send money and payments, the recent downturn in the economic markets, what this means for the banking sector, and how COVID-19 has impacted the economy and timeline for recovery. This conversation was timely for today’s current economic state, with lessons that will live on.
March 17, 2020
"Energy Side of Blockchain, Bitcoin, Crypto" | Live event from TF Austin
During our last TF Blockchain Austin event, we hosted a conversation about the "Energy Side of Blockchain, Bitcoin, Crypto". We discussed how the Energy Industry can benefit from the technology.
March 16, 2020
"COVID-19 & Markets Crash" | Interview with Matthew Graham of Sino Global Capital | Recorded on March 13, 2020
In this episode we speak with Matthew Graham, Managing General Partner of Sino Global Capital as we discuss the volatile week in history we have had with global economy moving towards a halt, stock market crashing, bitcoin crashing, and the ongoing threat of the coronavirus and COVID-19.
March 13, 2020
"Voting Tech and Elections 2020" | Conversation with Bryan Finney, CEO of Democracy Live | Recorded on March 5, 2020
In this episode we interview Bryan Finney, the CEO and President of Democracy Live, a Voting Technology company.
March 11, 2020
"VC Side of Crypto & Blockchain" | Chat w/ Kate Mitselmahker of Bloccelerate during TF Blockchain Portland on February 18, 2020
On February 18th, 2020, we interviewed Kate Mitselmahker, Founder and CEO of Bloccelerate VC, as we discussed the venture capital outlook on blockchain and crypto. Kate shared her journey to discovering blockchain during her time at Gartner, to her path to create a venture fund when others thought it was too risky. Kate shares her investment thesis, thoughts on enterprise vs retail blockchain applications, and what she thinks is in store for the overall landscape in near future. About Kate Mitselmahker Founder and CEO of Bloccelerate VC, a team of serial investors, entrepreneurs, and executives from Fortune 500 companies passionate about supporting entrepreneurs in the blockchain space. Growing up in a volatile economy that could wipe out fortunes from one day to the next. She has a personal mission to find and cultivate the ideas and companies that will deliver trillions of dollars worth of business value. Her aim is to positively impact lives of billions of people around the world. Previously, Kate worked in business development for Gartner, the world’s largest technology research firm. For nearly the past decade, she been advising, consulting and supporting some of the most innovative companies and funds, uncovering and exploring information technology initiatives that have immeasurably expanded the tech ecosystem. She also worked alongside some of the top investors in Silicon Valley, thereby creating a strong network of entrepreneurs, VCs, and technology buyers to keep forging new ground in this space.
February 20, 2020
Institutional Investors and Crypto 2020 | TF Blockchain Seattle Chapter | February 6, 2020
On February 6, 2020, Paul Rapino, Chapter Director of TF Blockchain Seattle, interviews Dan Eyre of Blockchange and Brock Connelly of Round Block Capital as they discuss how institutional investors are getting involved with cryptocurrency as an asset class for their customers and portfolios.
February 13, 2020
Preview: Farb Nivi phone calls in to ask Kristy-Leigh Minehan a question
During our TF Blockchain Vancouver Chapter event, Jonathan G. Blanco interviews Kristy-Leigh Minehan as we discussed "Enterprise Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Mining". We had a special caller give us a call while we were recording. That special callers was Farbood Nivi, CEO and Co-Founder of Coinmine.
February 7, 2020
"Enterprise Bitcoin & Crypto Mining" | Conversation with Kristy-Leigh Minehan "Ohgodagirl" during TF Blockchain Vancouver
At our last TF Blockchain Vancouver Chapter event, we interviewed Ohgodagirl, Kristy-Leigh Minehan, and discussed Enterprise Bitcoin & Crypto Mining.
February 6, 2020
Replay: TF4: Lightning Talks #2 | "Enterprise is Mining Cryptocurrency" | "Adding Bitcoin to your Business Plan"
This episode is a special live recording from TF4, our most recent SOLD OUT TF Blockchain Conference held on November 14, 2019 in Seattle at the Triple Door. This episode features two of our Lightning Talks from TF4. You’ll hear from Kristy-Leigh Minehan as she discusses why the enterprise is interested in cryptocurrency Mining and you will also hear from Steve Adams, the Head of Technology of Coinstar as he discusses why Coinstar made the decision to invest in Bitcoin from a business and revenue generation perspective. Our TF4 audience really enjoyed these Lightning talks and I hope you do as well.
January 30, 2020
"DLT, Crypto, and Humanitarian Aid" | Conversation with Ric Shreves and Alpen Sheth of Mercy Corps | TF Portland Chapter
Decentralized Ledger Technology & Crypto in Humanitarian Aid & Development". Join us for an engaging discussion with Alpen Sheth, Senior Technologist, Blockchain and Ric Shreves Director, Emerging Technologies at Mercy Corps.
January 24, 2020
"The Taxing Side of Crypto Trades" | Chat w/ David Kemmerer of CryptoTrader.Tax during TF Austin Chapter
This episode is a Fireside Chat with David Kemmerer, CEO and CoFounder of CryptoTrader.Tax, a software application managing and automating trades made so you can identify your tax liabilities. TF Blockchain Blog - The Taxing Side of Crypto https://www.tfblock.io/post/the-taxing-side-of-crypto-trades Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02s8blJEGaw&t=7s Upcoming Conferences TF5 TF Blockchain Conference - Seattle - March 19. 2020: https://www.tfblock.io/tf5 TF6 TF Blockchain Conference - Austin - June 4, 2020: https://www.tfblock.io/tf6
January 16, 2020
"Commerce & Loyalty with Bitcoin & Blockchain" | Interview with Simon Yu, CEO & Co-Founder of Storm
Simon Yu is the CEO & Co-Founder of Storm, a gamified microtask platform that creates opportunities for people around the world to earn cryptocurrency rewards. Simon discusses his entrepreneurial journey, going from making Korean Tacos from his apartment to building a bitcoin, crypto, and loyalty rewards startup in 2014. We discussed how commerce and merchant adoption can be driven by giving rewards and incentivizing users, and then got into topics around overall UX and design in blockchain, how what is happening globally effects locally, and opportunities for brands. Learn more about Storm at https://stormx.io/ TF Blockchain Blog "Loyalty & Rewards with Bitcoin & Blockchain" - How Loyalty will be transformed. https://www.tfblock.io/post/loyalty-rewards-with-bitcoin-blockchain-how-loyalty-will-be-transformed Upcoming Conferences TF5: TF Blockchain Conference Seattle https://www.tfblock.io/tf5 TF6: TF Blockchain Conference Austin https://www.tfblock.io/tf6
January 13, 2020
"Education through Sports, Business, and Blockchain" | Interview with Dr. Jen Welter, the first Female NFL Coach
Dr. Jen Welter is the first women coach in the NFL and a doctor in sports psychology. In our interview she relays her time as a women's professional football player and how she started coaching for the Arizona Cardinals. We discuss lessons sports, business, and how to ascend to the next level, by breaking through barriers and not worrying about who or what is in your way. Connect with Dr. Jen Welter at https://www.jenwelter.com/
January 8, 2020
Gaming & Blockchain | TF Blockchain Seattle Chapter: Ep 6 | August 13, 2019
**This episode is one of our top from 2019 focusing on Gaming and Blockchain at our Seattle Chapter** Featuring Chief architect & whitepaper author at Telos Blockchain Network, Shi Shu Data Engineer at Arcblock, and Wesley Duncan a previous E-sport professional. This episode is a live recording of our TF Seattle Chapter event on August 13th, 2019 about gaming & blockchain. Let us know what you thought after the show @TFBlockchain on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook.
January 2, 2020
Interview with Alex Mashinsky of Celsius Network
***This episode is one of our top episodes of 2019 where we interview Alex Mashinsky during CIS*** In this episode Jonathan G. Blanco interviews Alex Mashinsky, CEO and Founder of Celsius Network, while at the Crypto Invest Summit in Los Angeles. Alex discusses how he got into #bitcoin and #cryptocurrency, his background in VOIP, and how Celsius Network allow its users to earn interest on their cryptocurrency at favorable interest rates.
January 1, 2020
Digital Assets for the Enterprise | Fireside Chat w/ Nitin Gaur of IBM | TF Austin | November 21, 2019
***This is a replay of our interview with Nitin Gaur on 11/21/2019 at our Austin Chapter. This was one of our top podcast of 2019*** In this episode we speak with Nitin Gaur, the Director of IBM's Digital Asset Labs.
January 1, 2020
"How Bitcoin Changes Incentives" with Jimmy Song at TF Blockchain Austin
***This podcast was originally released on 10/2/19 as a recording from our Austin Chapter in September 2019. This was one of our top episodes of 2019.*** TF Blockchain Austin hosted a Fireside Chat with Jimmy Song, Bitcoin Developer, Educator, and Author of Programming Bitcoin (https://programmingbitcoin.com/) on September 26th. We discussed Jimmy's Bitcoin origin story, some early stories in his bitcoin software engineering, broader money supply issues, "How Bitcoin Changes Incentives" and his new co-authored book, The Little Bitcoin Book. Please Follow Us @: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/tfblockchain/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/tfblockchain
December 31, 2019
Hiring and Getting Hired in Blockchain | Recorded at TF Blockchain Seattle Chapter
***This podcast was originally released on 10/3/19 as a recording from our Seattle Chapter. This was one of our top episodes of 2019 and had some interesting insights on finding a role in blockchain and hiring for a role.*** This podcast was live recorded at our TF Blockchain Seattle Chapter on September 18th. Our panelist discussed tips on what they look for when hiring for their blockchain companies, what skills and traits standout and are needed to be successful at a blockchain company, and how self learning and being comfortable with ambiguity bring about optimal personal growth regardless of industry. Speakers Tyr Chen - VP of Engineering at ArcBlock Taban Cosmos - Head of Blockchain Engineering at TF Labs Kevin Woley - Director of Program Management at Bittrex Marc Reiners - Director of Product Management at Coinme
December 31, 2019
TF3 Panel: Venture Outlook on Blockchain featuring Anthony Pompliano, Alex Shin of Hashed, and Rui Zhang of Gumi Cryptos
***This podcast was originally released on 4/18/19 as a recording from our TF3 Conference in March 2019. This was one of our top episodes of 2019 and had some interesting predictions some of which played out.*** Featuring Anthony Pompliano of Morgan Creek Capital & Off the Chain Podcast, Alex Shin of Hashed, and Rui Zhang of Gumi Cryptos This episode is a live recording from TF3, our most recent TF Blockchain Conference on March 28, 2019, where we host a panel titled “Venture Capital Outlook on Blockchain”. Our panel features Alex Shin, Founding Partner Of Hashed, Ray Zhang, Managing Director of Gumi Cryptos, and Anthony Pompliano Founder of Morgan Creek Digital Assets and the Off the Chain Podcast. We discuss venture’s outlook on blockchain, how they look at deals and make investments, and interesting scenarios with enterprises who have announced cryptocurrencies. Our TF attendees loved this candid panel at TF3 and I hope you feel the same way when you listen in.
December 30, 2019
"Journalism in Crypto" Interview with Mitchell Moos of CryptoBriefing
The night before, Christmas Eve, Mitchell Moos and Jonathan G. Blanco got together for an impromptu conversation about the role of journalism in the cryptocurrency, bitcoin, and blockchain industry.
December 26, 2019
"The Need for Governance in Blockchain" | Interview with Thomas Cox of StrongBlock live recorded at TF Blockchain Portland
This episode is a live recording from our TF Blockchain Portland Chapter, recorded on December 17th, 2019 where I interview Thomas Cox, the Chief Governance Officer of StrongBlock. Thomas and I discuss his interest in the subject of governance stemming from his time at Block.one and as a Oregon gubernatorial candidate in the early 2000’s, his strategy on how to establish governance within an organization and within a blockchain company, how governance leads to rules and orders to be followed during disputes and changes, and the overall importance of this often overlooked subject by companies in blockchain and cryptocurrency. We had a great conversation which ended with an interactive Q and A with our audience. Hope you enjoy the episode and let us know what you think.
December 23, 2019
TF4 Lightning Talks #3: "History of Money" | "Enterprise Blockchain Implementations"
This episode is a special live recording from TF4, our most recent SOLD OUT TF Blockchain Conference held on November 14, 2019 in Seattle at the Triple Door. This episode features two of our Lightning Talks from TF4. You’ll hear from Erik Jansen as he discusses the history of money and how it relates to the digital world of cryptocurrency and you’ll also hear from Nihar Modi of Amazon as he discusses Enterprise Blockchain implementations at AWS. Our TF4 audience really enjoyed these Lightning talks and I hope you do as well.
December 20, 2019
TF4 Conference: "Cryptocurrency Mining at any Scale" | Panel with Kristy-Leigh Minehan, Farbood Nivi, Steve Adams, Raymon Walintukan, and Mitchell Moos
This episode is a special live recording from TF4, our most recent SOLD OUT TF Blockchain Conference held on November 14, 2019 in Seattle at the Triple Door. In this episode our panelist discuss “Cryptocurrency Mining at any Scale” and you’ll hear from Kristy-Leigh Minehan, Farbood Nivi of Coinmine, Steve Adams of Coinstar, Raymon Walintukan of Bitmain, and Mitchell Moos of CryptoBriefing. Mining is the backbone of blockchain and cryptocurrency and this conversation between our panelist does a great job of explaining its importance and clearing up the confusion. This is an episode you’ll want to listen to again and share with you network.
December 17, 2019
TF4 Conference: "Enterprise Blockchain Demystified" | Rachel Wolfson, Paige Krieger, and Christian Hasker
This episode is a special live recording from TF4, our most recent SOLD OUT TF Blockchain Conference held on November 14, 2019 in Seattle at the Triple Door. In this episode I have the opportunity to interview three accomplished individuals impacting enterprise blockchain from different angles for our panel titled Enterprise Blockchain Demystified. Rachel Wolfson of Cointelegraph, Paige Krieger of IBM, and Christian Hasker of Hedera Hashgraph. Our TF4 audience really enjoyed this conversation which brought about many discussions during out networking breaks. Hope you also enjoy.
December 16, 2019
TF4 Panel: Record Management on Blockchain | Panel w/ Dr. Setrag Khoshafian, Kapi Attawar, David Kruger, Robert Mao, and Paul Rapino
This episode is a special live recording from TF4, our most recent SOLD OUT TF Blockchain Conference held on November 14, 2019 in Seattle at the Triple Door. In this episode, our Seattle Chapter Director Paul Rapino leads a panel discussing “Record Management” with Kapi Attawar of Samsung SDS, Robert Mao of ArcBlock, David Kruger of Absio, and Dr. Setrag Khoshafian of Pegasystems. Record Management involves how data is recorded and accessed on blockchain. This was a very engaging panel at TF4. Hope you enjoy it.
December 13, 2019
TF4 Conference: Regulations, Taxes, and Compliance | Panel w/ Dax Hansen, Antonio Alvarez, Bob Cornish, and Patrick Larsen
This episode is a special live recording from TF4, our most recent SOLD OUT TF Blockchain Conference held on November 14, 2019 in Seattle at the Triple Door. In this episode, our Portland Chapter Director Carrie Bracy leads a panel discussing Regulation, Taxes, and Compliance with Dax Hansen of Perkins Coie, Antonio Alvarez with Coinme, Bob Cornish with Anderson Kill, and Patrick Larsen with ZenLedger. Together they discuss the current crypto landscape from the legal and regulatory framework and how it has continued to evolve. Its not perfect, but its getting better. Our TF4 audience really enjoyed this panel and I hope you do as well.
December 12, 2019
TF4 Conference: Enterprise Branded Currencies | Panel featuring Rachel Wolfson, Ashley Harrell, Jenn Lowther, and David Zhang
This episode is a special live recording from TF4, our most recent SOLD OUT TF Blockchain Conference held on November 14, 2019 in Seattle at the Triple Door. In this episode, Blockchain Journalist at Cointelegraph, Rachel Wolfson leads a panel called Enterprise Branded Currencies with Ashley Harrell of Celsius Network, Jenn Lowther of Netcents, David Zhang of Stably, and myself. We discuss how brands can begin to leverage cryptocurrency and will begin to start thinking through branded currencies, the technology and finance opportunities behind it, payment improvements, the evolution of loyalty points, and even touch on Libra and Chinese digital currencies. This was a super engaging panel that led to many further conversations throughout the conference. Let us know what you think!
December 12, 2019
TF4 Conference: Fireside Chat with Farbood Nivi, CEO of Coinmine | "Cryptocurrency Mining from Anywhere"
**See below for a $50 off code for your very own Coinmine.** This episode is a special live recording from TF4, our most recent SOLD OUT TF Blockchain Conference held on November 14, 2019 in Seattle at the Triple Door. In this episode I interview Farbood Nivi, the CEO and Co-Founder of Coinmine, a device which allows anyone to simply mine cryptocurrency from anywhere. Farbood and I discuss the origins of the company, his focus on design and product, adoption of cryptocurrency mining, and how he went about raising capital for a crypto focused company. Our TF4 audience loved this conversation and hope you do as well. Coinmine: http://coinmine.com/tfblock Discount Code: TFBLOCK
December 11, 2019
SPECIAL EPISODE: TF4 Conference | Lightning Talks with Christian Hasker of Hedera Hashgraph, Darren Marble of Issuance, and Kapi Attawar of Samsung SDS
This episode is a special live recording from TF4, our most recent SOLD OUT TF Blockchain Conference held on November 14, 2019 in Seattle at the Triple Door. This episode features three of our Lightning Talks from TF4. You’ll hear from Christian Hasker, CMO of Hedera Hashgraph as he discusses “Scaling Public Ledgers, Darren Marble of Issuance who shares his new show Going Public during his talk “Transforming Capital Markets, and last you’ll hear from Kapi Attawar, Chief Revenue Officer at Samsung SDS who discusses “Securing Identity, Crypto, and Credentials from Data Center to the Edge”.
December 10, 2019
Managing Taxes behind Crypto Transactions | Interview w/ Pat Larsen, CEO & Co-Founder of ZenLedger during TF Blockchain Seattle Chapter on December 5, 2019
We interview Patrick Larsen, the CEO and Co-Founder of ZenLedger, a tax software which allows users to import cryptocurrency transactions, calculate gains and income, and auto-fill tax forms like 8949 & Schedule D. Patrick takes us through how he started ZenLedger, the difficulties of tax burdens behind crypto trading, how the government views crypto when it relates to taxes, and what it takes to get more clarity on how cryptocurrencies are taxed. This episode was recorded in front of a live audience of our TF Blockchain community where Pat was able to interact with our attendees and answer their questions. Please let us know what you think of this episode and share with you network! You can find out more about TF Blockchain Conferences, Events, and Podcast at https://tfblock.io
December 6, 2019
Adding Bitcoin to your Business Plan | Fireside Chat w/ Jim Gaherity, CEO of Coinstar | Live from TF Seattle Chapter Event
In this episode we interview Jim Gaherity, the CEO of Coinstar, the leader in converting loose change into cash, gift cards, donations, and as an onramp to the eCommerce world. Through their recent partnership with Coinme, consumers can now purchase Bitcoin at Coinstar Kiosk which are located in nearly every major grocery store chain and with 20,000 Kiosk worldwide. Coinstar has been in the Fiat business for over 25 years, but discovered an interesting opportunity to sell Bitcoin and turn into a revenue opportunity. Jim shares with us how he and his company came upon the decision to sell bitcoin, how it has become a business driver, and the opportunities to revenue and growth through adding Bitcoin to the business plan.
November 25, 2019
Blockchain Product Strategy | Fireside Chat w/ TF Blockchain Founder Jonathan G. Blanco and TF Portland Chapter Director Carrey Bracy
In this episode, TF Blockchain Founder Jonathan G. Blanco goes on the other side of the microphone to be interviewed by TF Portland Chapter Director, Carrie Bracy, about Blockchain Product Strategy. Jonathan discusses how companies and individuals can plan and think through blockchain and cryptocurrency in relation to their company and existing product offering. Jonathan shares how regardless if a company is ready to implement blockchain, they should at the very least be formulating a position to be ready for this emerging technology.
November 18, 2019
How Government thinks through Blockchain | Matt McKinny of ArcBlock | TF Portland Chapter Event
In this episode we speak with Matt McKinney, Head of Marketing of ArcBlock, as we discuss how governments think through blockchain, the role of record management for proper data storage, and how currencies play a factor across industries and segments.
November 7, 2019
Cybersecurity and Blockchain | Live Recording at Seattle Chapter
In this episode we discussed the security aspects of Blockchain on-chain and the vulnerabilities of off-chain integrations, how data can be secure on chain, threats from tech and social hacking, and how cybersecurity will change as an industry. Listen from - Brandon Kite: Software Developer at Transparent Systems - Karl Weaver: Business Development at Rivetz - Conor Bronsdon: Content Marketing Specialist & Project Manager at Olive & Goose - Microsoft - Reza Mehran-Nejad: Cybersecurity Engineer at Micro Systems Engineering, Inc.
November 5, 2019
Peter McCormack Interview: Bitcoin, Podcast, and the need for Defiance | TF Blockchain Portland
In this special episode we interview Peter McCormack, the host of What Bitcoin Did and new podcast Defiance. Peter discusses how he first got involved with Bitcoin, what led him to start Podcasting, and why he is starting his new podcast Defiance which highlights people of activism.
October 16, 2019
FinTech and Defi with Derrick Foote at TF Blockchain Vancouver
Here from RTrade Founder, Derrick Foote as we discuss how FinTech and DeFi are related and play a big factor in blockchain and bitcoin.
October 9, 2019
Decentralized Identity and In-Network Currency | Fireside Chat w/ Matt McKinney of ArcBlock
With companies like Facebook and Walmart recently announcing In-Network Currencies, will Decentralized Identity make its way into these traditionally centralized companies. We will discuss how consumers can keep their identities private in these new environments and with blockchain begin to be compensated for permissioning information. Matt McKiney of ArcBlock discussed decentralized identity, how it fits into the protocol, an dhow larger companies will manage it.
October 7, 2019
Digital Assets on the Cap Table | Chat with Dave Hendricks | TF Blockchain Austin
During a live recording of our podcast at our TF Austin Chapter we interview Dave Hendricks, the CEO and CoFounder of Vertalo, the operating system for digital assets. In this episode we discuss cap table management and diligence needed to raise capital for a company, how experiencing those issues as a founder helped lead Dave to building Vertalo, how blockchain dramatically improves these inefficiencies today, and we closed with some interesting discussions from our audience. TF Blockchain host monthly events in cities across North America.
September 26, 2019
TF Product Launch | Why Product Management Matters? | Episode 01
Featuring Adriane Musuneggi Director of Product Management at Accolade, Priya Dandawate Technical Product Manager at Facebook, and Greg Mushen Product Lead at Compass This episode is a live recording from our TF Product Launch Event event held on May 23, 2019. Let us know what you thought after the show @TFBlockchain on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook.
August 13, 2019
Sean Hsieh CoFounder and CEO of Concreit | TF Product | EP 03
Featuring Sean Hsieh Cofounder and CEO of Concreit This episode is a live recording from our TF Product event Series. Let us know what you thought after the show @TFBlockchain on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook.
August 13, 2019
Block AF | Special Collab | Hosted by @jgproduct & @ohgodagirl
Listen in to a special collaboration preview episode of a new podcast called Block AF hosted by Jonathan G Blanco & Kristy-Leigh Minehan. If you like what you hear make sure to follow them on twitter @Block_AF to keep up to date on new content. https://twitter.com/block_af
August 8, 2019
Payments, Tech & Blockchain | Seattle | July 18 2019
Featuring Maria Smith, Andrei Zverev, and Paul Rapino This episode is a live recording from our TF Blockchain Seattle event held on July 18 2019. Let us know what you thought after the show @TFBlockchain on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook.
July 22, 2019
Michael Reed Director of Blockchain at Intel | TF Block Portland Fireside Chat | July 16 2019
Featuring Michael Reed Director of Blockchain at Intel. This episode is a live recording of our TF Portland event on July 16 2019 a fireside chat with Michael Reed. Let us know what you thought after the show @TFBlockchain on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook.
July 18, 2019
TF Product | Featuring Jon Croy | June 25 2019
Featuring Jon Croy CEO of Point Inside This episode is a live recording of our June 25 2019 TF Product Seattle event. Let us know what you thought of the show @TFBlockchain on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook.
July 1, 2019
Mance Harmon CEO of Hedera Hashgraph | Fireside Chat at TF Austin | June 20, 2019
**This episode was one of our top listened podcast of 2019** Featuring Mance Harmon Cofounder & CEO of Hedera Hashgraph This episode is a live recording of our TF Austin Chapter event on June 20th, 2019, a fireside chat with Mance Harmon about Hedera Hashgraph and how they went from the protocol Hashgraph to the company Hedera Hashgraph. In this episode Mance and I discuss how Hedera Hashgraph was started, his history with cofounder Leemon Baird, how enterprises will adopt blockchain, his thoughts on the recent facebook Libra announcement, how there are some similarities to what Hedera has already done, and the announcements made earlier in the day about Hedera's consensus services Let us know what you thought after the show @TFBlockchain on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook.
June 27, 2019
Kory Hoang Founder & CEO of Stably Fireside Chat | TF Vancouver | June 13, 2019
Featuring Kory Hoang Founder & CEO of Stably This episode is a live recording of our TF Vancouver Chapter event on June 13th, 2019, a fireside chat with Kory Hoang about creating a stablecoin startup. In this chat we discuss the concept of stably, how he got his co-founders to join him, the differences between stably and other coins, his thoughts on Facebook's Libra, and how stable coins present an interesting use case for retailers and brands to establish in network currency. Let us know what you thought after the show @TFBlockchain on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook.
June 25, 2019
TF Seattle EP04 Healthcare & Blockchain | Featuring Lisa Maki of PokitDok, Molly Moore of Decent, and Tony Little ND of Optum360 | June 11th 2019
Featuring Lisa Maki Founder & CEO of PokitDok, Molly Moore healthplan lead of Decent, and Tony Little ND senior director of Optum360 This episode is a live recording of our TF Seattle Chapter event on June 11th, 2019 about healthcare & blockchain. In this panel we discuss the current state of health care and the technology systems in place, the pains of navigating healthcare and insurance from the patient, hospital, and provider perspective, how blockchain could be a potential solution and the likeness for the healthcare system to adopt, and the need for consortiums. Let us know what you thought after the show @TFBlockchain on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook.
June 19, 2019
TF Interviews | Featuring Harish Raisinghani COO of Blockmason | Vancouver
Featuring Harish Raisinghani of COO Blockmason. This episode is an interview before our TF Vancouver Chapter event on May 14th, 2019. We discuss baselayer blockchain technology, the ability to record credit and debt allocations on blockchain, and improving the common use case of peer-to-peer payments. We also discuss the Vancouver blockchain ecosystem and how Harish got involved with blockchain and Blockmason. Let us know what you thought of the show @TFBlockchain on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook.
May 29, 2019
TF3 Panel | Regulatory Landscape of Blockchain | Featuring Jonathan Miner of K&L Gates, Lawrence Lerner of Pithia, Joseph Cutler of Perkins Coie, Nate Whitehill of Cryptoslate
Featuring Jonathan Miner of K&L Gates, Lawrence Lerner of Pithia, Joseph Cutler of Perkins Coie, and Nate Whitehill of Cryptoslate This episode is a live recording from TF3, our most recent TF Blockchain Conference on March 28, 2019, where we host a panel titled “Regulatory Landscape of Blockchain”. This Panel covers topics such as differences in state laws, government laws and regulators, using an exchange to launch a token, and crowdsales (Sto's, Ico's, and Ieo's) which is best as an entrepreneur. Regulations in blockchain is a big topic right now because of the lack of clarity, I hope after listening in to these experts you can start to gain some insight on the topic whether you are an entrepreneur, investor, or simply interested in blockchain. Make sure to let us know what you thought of the show @TFBlockchain on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook.
May 29, 2019
TF3 Panel | Digital Security and Identity on Blockchain | Featuring Joshua Shane of Consensys, Joe Roets of Dragonchain, Kristy-Leigh Minehan of Core Scientific, and Jennifer McEwen of Tenta
Featuring Joshua Shane of Consensys, Joe Roets of Dragonchain, Kristy-Leigh Minehan of Core Scientific, and Jennifer McEwen of Tenta This episode is a live recording from TF3, our most recent TF Blockchain Conference on March 28, 2019, where we host a panel titled “Digital Security and Identity on Blockchain”. The Panel discusses topics including how blockchain can help solve the burden that is digital security and identity, blockchain and voting, corruption and blockchain, and what it takes to create a startup in the digital identity space. As the we move to more and more part of our daily lives being done digitally, digital security and identity is something we all need to care about in the near future and I hope this panel can help you understand why. Let us know what you think after the show @TFBlockchain on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook.
May 29, 2019
TF3 Panel | Financial Markets Implementing Blockchain | Featuring Jim Dolbear of Elixxer, Yan Stavisski of Latoken, Sean Hsieh of Concreit, and Robert Beadles of CryptoBeadles
Featuring Jim Dolbear of Elixxer, Yan Stavisski of Latoken, Sean Hsieh of Concreit, and Robert Beadles of CryptoBeadles. This episode is a live recording from TF3, our most recent TF Blockchain Conference on March 28, 2019, where we host a panel titled “Financial Markets Implementing Blockchain”. The panel discusses topics such as why companies are looking outside of the United States other than regulations, security tokens, and the digital future of money. There was a great discussion about this panel after the event and I hope that listening in now you enjoy it as well. Make sure to let us know what you think @TFBlockchain on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook.
May 29, 2019
TF3 Panel: Stablecoins | The Mass Market Use Case | Featuring Shamir Karkal of Sila, Kory Hoang of Stably, David Segura of Carbon, and Chris Banbury of PrimeTrust
Featuring Shamir Karkal of Sila, Kory Hoang of Stably, David Segura of Carbon, and Chris Banbury of PrimeTrust. This episode is a live recording from TF3 our most recent TF Blockchain conference held on March 28th, 2019. We hosted a panel titled Stablecoins: The Mass Market Use Case. The Panel discusses topics such as what is the role stablecoins play in both financial and crypto markets, why use stablecoins when digital USD exists, and can multiple stablecoins exist and why. We are excited to share this panel with you and would love to hear your thoughts after the show @TFblockchain on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook.
May 22, 2019
TF3 Lightning Talk Compilation: Featuring Kristy-Leigh Minehan, Darren Marble, Eric Lynch, and Paul Walsh
Featuring Kristy-Leigh Minehan of Core Scientific, Darren Marble of Issuance, Eric Lynch of Osensei, and Paul Walsh of Metacert. This episode is a live recording from TF3, our most recent TF Blockchain Conference on March 28, 2019, where we hosted multiple lightning talks. Lightning talk topics included Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain (Kristy-Leigh Minehan), Security Tokens: Fact or Fiction (Darren Marble), Decisioning Engine on the Blockchain (Eric Lynch), Lessons from Protecting over 1 Million People in Crypto from Fraud (Paul Walsh). Our TF attendees loved the lightning talks at TF3 and I hope you feel the same way when you listen in.
May 3, 2019
TF3: Fireside Chat with Rahul Sood of Unikrn and Kiran Raj of Bittrex
Recorded on March 28, 2019 at TF Blockchain in Seattle, WA. In this episode, we pass the microphone over to Rahul Sood, CEO and Founder or Unikrn, the leading eSports Blockchain platform, as he conducts a live Fireside Chat at TF3, our TF Blockchain Conference held on March 28, 2019. Rahul interviews Kiran Raj, Chief Strategy Officer of Bittrex, a top blockchain and cryptocurrency exchanged based in the US. Rahul and Kiran discuss the history behind Bittrex, how Unikrn is leading the market in eSports with blockchain, the regulatory clarity in the US vs other parts of the world, listing process, and what is in store for the landscape of crypto and blockchain moving forward. This conversation took place, before the recent lift in crypto markets and Bitcoin that started on April 1st.
April 29, 2019
Fireside Chat from TF3 with Neil Bergquist of Coinme and Jim Gaherity of Coinstar
Live from TF3, TF Blockchain Conference on March 28, 2019 in Seattle, we host a Fireside Chat with Coinme CEO and Founder Neil Bergquist and Coinstar CEO Jim Gaherity. We discuss their recent partnership to make Bitcoin available for purchase across Coinstar kiosk, making Bitcoin available where you purchase your groceries and now accessible to most Americans. We also discuss how other industries and companies could begin adopting blockchain and crytpocurreny in their offerings, and what it could take for cryptocurrency mass adoption.
April 15, 2019
Part 2: Backstage at TF3 feat. Viktor Radchenko of Trust Wallet (acquired by Binance), Kristy-Leigh Minehan of Core Scientific, Kory Hoang of Stably, and Rui Zhang of Gumi Cryptos
Featuring Viktor Radchenko Founder of Trust Wallet (acquired by Binance), Kristy-Leigh Minehan CTO of Core Scientific, Kory Hoang Founder of Stably, and Rui Zhang Managing Director of Gumi Cryptos. This episode is a compilation of backstage interviews from our 3rd, TF Blockchain Conference, which took place on March 28, 2019 in Seattle. We have divided our backstage interviews over two podcast. In part two you’ll hear interviews with Viktor Radchenko Founder of Trust Wallet (acquired by Binance), Kristy-Leigh Minehan CTO of Core Scientific, Kory Hoang Founder of Stably, and Rui Zhang Managing Director of Gumi Cryptos.
April 11, 2019
Part 1: Backstage at TF3 featuring Anthony Pompliano of Morgan Creek Digital Assets, Joe Roets of Dragonchain, and Paul Walsh of Metacert
Featuring Anthony Pompliano of Morgan Creek Digital Assets, Joe Roets of Dragonchain, and Paul Walsh of Metacert This episode is a compilation of backstage interviews from our 3rd, TF Blockchain Conference, which took place on March 28, 2019 in Seattle. We have divided our backstage interviews over two podcast. In part one you’ll hear interviews with Anthony Pompliano of Morgan Creek Digital and Off The Chain Podcast, Joe Roets of Dragonchain, and Paul Walsh of Metacert.
April 9, 2019
Fireside Chat with Nate Whitehill, CEO & Founder of CryptoSlate - Recorded at Seattle Evening Event
In this episode we interview Nate Whitehill, Founder and CEO of CryptoSlate, a leading Cryptocurreny and blockchain online news publication. Nate shares with us how he got started with CryptoSlate, some interesting stories they’ve published, how he thinks blockchain and cryptocurrency are covered in the media, and what he see’s for the industry moving forward. CryptoSlate just released a refreshed version of its website, featuring a streamlined interface for browsing crypto projects by industry sector and an optimized experience for gaining market insight in the context of news stories. This episode was recorded live during our Evening Event Series held at our Seattle Chapter a couple weeks ago. We have recently launched chapters in Vancouver, Portland, and Austin and hope to be coming to a city near you. If interested in bringing a TF Blockchain Chapter to your city please visit tfblock.io/chapters. Hope you enjoy my conversation with Nate on how blockchain and media work together.
March 28, 2019
Backstage Conversations from TF2 featuring Amy Karr, Paul Gambill, Alexsandra Guerra, Sam O. Yilmaz, Rui Maximo, and Stephanie Vaughan
In this episode we compile backstage interviews from our second TF Blockchain Conference back on November 9, 2018. You'll hear from: Amy Karr - CEO and Founder Galileo Paul Gambill - CEO & CoFounder at Nori Alexsandra Guerra - CoFounder & Director of Corporate Development at Nori Sam O. Yilmaz - Investor Rui Maximo - CTO at Concreit Stephanie Vaughan - CFO at Elixxir
March 18, 2019
Fireside Chat w/ Jonathan Smith of Civic - TF2
This episode is a live recording from our Fireside Chat held with Jonathan Smith at TF Blockchain 2, which was held on November 9, 2018 in Seattle. Jonathan Smith is the CTO and Founder of Civic, a secure identity platform, where he discusses how unique identities are created in a blockchain network and the future of decentralized identity management solutions. Jonathan Smith is a successful entrepreneur, investor, and advisor with more than 15 years of experience in banking technology. With his expertise in blockchain technologies and his passion for cryptocurrencies and token economies, Jonathan is helping to create a truly trusted and ubiquitous digital identity solution. Whether you are aware of the importance of self sovereign identity or just now getting excited about the possibilities, you won’t want to miss this conversation from TF2.
March 13, 2019
Fireside Chat w/ Anthony "Pomp" Pompliano - TF2
This episode is a recording of our Fireside Chat with Anthony "Pomp" Pompliano from TF Blockchain 2, held on November 9, 2019 in Seattle. In this episode you’ll hear from Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano, the founder of Morgan Creek Digital who recently raised a $40 Million Dollar Venture Fund to invest in blockchain and crypto companies. Anthony is also the host of the top rated podcast Off The Chain, where he interviews the most influential names in blockchain and crypto. He will be doing a live recording of his Off The Chain Podcast at our next TF Blockchain on March 28th, and will be interviewing Viktor Radchenko of Trust Wallet. During our conversation Anthony discusses how he first got involved with bitcoin and blockchain, his thoughts on the future of the technology and the currency, as well as how he decides to invest in companies. Regardless of where you are at in your blockchain and crypto journey you won’t want to miss this conversation with one of the top minds in the industry.
March 13, 2019
Fireside Chat w/ Rahul Sood of Unikrn - TF1
This episode is a recording from our Fireside Chat with Rahul at TF Blockchain 1, held on August 9, 2018 in Seattle. In this episode you’ll hear from Rahul Sood the Founder and CEO of Unikrn, one of the world’s leading esports companies, building extensive crossroads through betting, blockchain, content and experiences, and has investors like Mark Cuban and Ashton Kutcher. Prior to Unikrn, Rahul Founded and Created Microsoft Ventures, the first incubation fund for startups at Microsoft. If you are facinated by gaming and e-betting and how blockchain can support this industry, you wont want to miss our conversation from TF1.
March 12, 2019