Blockchain Insider by 11:FS

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33. Blythe Masters Interview, hacks, non-hacks & Europe’s crypto crackdown
Feb 15 • 66 min
Simon and Sara (no Colin this week) tackle the week's news stories Kicking off with the biggest story: France and Germany's crackdown on crypto. France and Germany have put it to the G20 that the time has come to regulate IPOs and bitcoin. In a join…
32. Jameson Lopp, the Market be down but Enterprise is up
Feb 8 • 85 min
In this episode, Simon, Colin and guest Sara Feenan dissect the week's news and we have a fantastic interview from Jameson Lopp! Kicking off with the biggest story of the… year? The market be down: prices have tumbled 50% from all time highs, is this a…
31. South Korea’s ban, Japan’s hack, Robinhood and the future of crypto
Feb 1 • 81 min
We begin with big news from South Korea, as they announce that 6 major banks will facilitate data sharing with Cryptocurrency exchanges. Money laundering and tax evasion have been large governmental concerns with regards to crypto and it seems South Korea…
30. Bitcoin Falls, Whales Rise and an Interview With bitFlyer CEO
Jan 25 • 63 min
After the market beatdown, Simon and Colin dissect the sustainability of current prices and how much longer regulators will stand idly by whilst pump and dumps continue to happen. Our first story comes from Coindesk, talking about the price action where…
Ep.29. Kraken on With Crypto After the Market Bloodbath
Jan 18 • 64 min
On today's show, we just had to start with crypto price bloodbath January has brought. Simon and Colin dissect rumours of centralised exchanges being banned in China & South Korea, as winter comes for crypto markets. Next, Mike Novagratz makes a '$400m…
28. Where now for Ripple? & Blockchain gets all Zuck’ed up
Jan 11 • 63 min
We begin this week's news by discussing Mark Zuckerberg's interest in decentralisation, as he made it his 'challenge of the year' to study how it could 'fix' Facebook. Speaking of Zuck, XRP (Ripple's crypto-currency) had an incredible run up peaking at…
27. XRP’s Ripple effect and Blockchain use cases
Jan 4 • 57 min
Welcome to the very first show of 2018! We kick off the year with a bang, including some of the biggest stories from the holiday season, our predictions for 2018 and an interview with Peter Rizzo, Editor at Coindesk. First up on the first show of 2018 we…
26. Holiday Interview Special - Tim Swanson, & Somil Goyal: Adjoint
Dec 28, 2017 • 59 min
As it's the Christmas break we are not here this week! But instead of the usual news overview we're giving you an interview-only special show, featuring Tim Swanson and Somil Goyal from new smart contracts start up Adjoint. Tim and Colin look back at the…
25. Keanu Reeves on bitcoin, Vanguard on Blockchain and Cardano
Dec 21, 2017 • 63 min
G-Sass is back in France this week but that won't stop him joining Simon for this week's installment of the news show. First up this week, the guys explore the implications of competition in the crypto futures space, as the CME launches its contract to…
24. CBOE futures, Bitcoin mining energy usage & investing responsibly
Dec 14, 2017 • 60 min
G Sass is back in London for a second week in a row to join Simon for this week's recap of the top Blockchain news - and what a week of news it was. Bitcoin futures are now available for trading through CBOE. So what's a future, what's the significance of…
23. Bitcoin goes stratospheric, Ethereum Cryptokitties and R3 CEO interview
Dec 7, 2017 • 71 min
Colin has returned to the UK from his Australian adventure to join Simon back at our home in WeWork, Aldgate Tower. Once more, Bitcoin has hit a record high. But could the cryptocurrency's price be losing momentum? Bitcoin exchange Coinbase now has more…
22. Can Bitcoin really hit $100,000?
Nov 30, 2017 • 62 min
This week, normal service is resumed as we returned, inexorably, to ANOTHER new Bitcoin high - this time, over $9,000 and, according to many, fast approaching $10,000. So is it just the result of more buyers than sellers in the market, or could there be…
21. Bitcoin futures & ConsenSys London launch party
Nov 23, 2017 • 44 min
Welcome to an unusual show for us in recent weeks, as a new bitcoin high doesn't feature as our lead story! Getting us off the mark, the guys explore the new Bitcoin futures option from LedgerX priced at $10,000. Why did someone buy it, and could we be…
20. The greatest (bitcoin) story ever told!
Nov 16, 2017 • 69 min
The death of SegWit2x - what happened, why and what does it mean for bitcoin? How did $160m Eth get locked up in Parity wallets, and why might a fork be the only way to get it out? One of the greatest comebacks in (DLT) history - how could the former…
19. The prequel to the greatest (bitcoin) story ever told
Nov 9, 2017 • 57 min
First up this week - and what a week - we can confirm that SegWit2x is not going ahead! For more on this story, tune in to next week's episode. In this episode, we focus on the run up to what was nearly the biggest fork of the year. We return to the…
18. Bitcoin soaring, plus ICOs, hipsters and Tezos
Nov 2, 2017 • 61 min
First up on today's show, Simon and Colin tackle "tulip mania" and other common misconceptions about crypto assets. Bitcoin has hit yet another all time high - but is the price the key figure or should we be focusing on the growth in use and user numbers…
17. Bitcoin price explodes, ICOs implode and CEO of Ripple Interview
Oct 26, 2017 • 54 min
First up on this week’s show, Bitcoin keeps marching on, and it seems institutional money is behind its buoyancy. BlackRock, LedgerX, Wall Street - why it’s good news that everyone’s got an opinion on Bitcoin right now. The guys also dissect the Tezos…
16. Eth and Bitcoin forks, Bitcoin all-time high and Ripple vs R3
Oct 19, 2017 • 65 min
This week Bitcoin has gone the the moon! So what's the story behind its new all time high price? And how might the long courtship between Wall Street and Bitcoin have played a part in the story? The guys take a look at the JP Morgan messaging on Bitcoin,…
15. What the hell is Segwit2x, enterprise Blockchain and more regulators weigh in
Oct 12, 2017 • 65 min
This week Simon and Colin crunch through all the week's top news. Why's everyone talking about SegWit2x, when will it happen and what does it mean for the future of bitcoin? Switzerland looks set to remain 'crypto valley' with talk of a code of conduct…
14. Legitimising crypto exchanges & ICOs: South Korea, Australia & DJ Khaled weigh in
Oct 5, 2017 • 67 min
In this episode: Simon, Colin and special guest Frank Schuil CEO and co-founder of Safello break down the last week's headlines including: The latest on the traditional finance vs crypto-currencies saga, with Christine Lagarde, the head of the IMF…
13. Jamie Dimon vs Bitcoin, Ethereum Mixers & Blockchain Live
Sep 28, 2017 • 54 min
In this episode: We bring you the second part of our series of Interviews from Blockchain Live, including Sam Chadwick from Thomson Reuters, Gemma Milne, journalist and podcast host of Science: Disrupt; and Kaspar Korjus from the Estonian Republic. Simon…
Ep 12. Beyond Bitcoin - Blockchain Live and EOS Interview
Sep 21, 2017 • 34 min
In this episode: Simon takes us through the week's top stories including BTCC ceasing trading in China; John McAffee's challenge on Jamie Dimon; and Vitalik Buterin's claim we're in an ICO bubble. Also: we ain't saying he a gold digger - but Jamie Foxx…
11. Bitcoin is dead. Long live Bitcoin
Sep 14, 2017 • 46 min
Simon and Colin take you through the madness that is this week's news including: China bans bitcoin, again! Tax Exemptions for bitcoin exchanges - does taxing them make them more real? As Japan launches major bitcoin mining centre, we ask if Japan is not…
10. China draws first regulatory blood on ICOs
Sep 6, 2017 • 66 min
In this episode: Simon and Colin and special guest, Fintech Insider and 11:FS' Jason Bates, break down the top news stories of the week including: -The PBOC declares ICOs illegal Crypto markets tumble 20% as a result Messenger app Kik raises funds to…
9. Will regulators kill ICOs and Tokens?
Aug 31, 2017 • 73 min
In this episode: Simon, Colin and guests Kadhim Shubber and break down the top news stories of the last week including: Bitcoin Segwit upgrade goes live While Ethereum’s upgrade could still be a long wait More regulators opine on tokens -And Burger King…
8 Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Bonds and Insurance on Blockchains
Aug 24, 2017 • 67 min
In this episode: Simon, Colin and guests Steve Webb and Hadi Kabalan break down the top news stories of the last week including: Bitcoin Cash hits $1000, then quickly returns to $600! The first bond on blockchain IOTA the Internet of Things “Blockchain”…
7. Filecoin’s record-breaking raise & Tezos launching a VC fund
Aug 17, 2017 • 77 min
As Bitcoin makes new highs, surpassing $4000 over the week, we look into the stories behind cryptocurrencies, tokens and DLTs. In this week's show we cover: Filecoin overtakes Tezos for the largest crowdfunding ever, topping $250m in just one hour Not to…
6. How to get a job in blockchain & Bitcoin Cash: week one roundup
Aug 10, 2017 • 58 min
In this episode: Simon and Colin break down: high profile bankers leaving for cryptocurrency startups, The Chicago Board of Exchange announces that it will launch Bitcoin Futures, and ICO funding tops half a billion dollars in the month of July and 1.6Bn…
5. The Bitcoin Fork and Bitcoin Cash
Aug 3, 2017 • 60 min
In another packed episode Simon and Colin discuss the latest news in the industry including the arrest of Alexander Vinnik and seizure of Bitcoin exchange BTC-e; Ethereum miners chartering jumbo jets and of course the Bitcoin split - and we have a comment…
4: The SEC verdict on ICOs, the Parity hack and bitcoin forks!
Jul 27, 2017 • 75 min
Colin and Simon are joined by author Chris Burniske for the news. They cover the top stories rocking the blockchain and cryto space right now, kicking off with the Parity hack last week, which has as many twists and turns as a heist movie after $32M…
3: Bitcoin Signs & is Crypto a New Religion?
Jul 20, 2017 • 83 min
This week Simon and guests talk through a guy holding up a “Buy Bitcoin” sign who gets $15,000 donated as a result, the developments in “DLT” and corporate Blockchain, Revolut's integration of bitcoin, and will Mauritius really become "Ether Island", the…
2: Tokenomics, FOMO and $566M in a month
Jul 13, 2017 • 50 min
We talk Governments getting into Blockchain - will regulation be led by China and Singapore?, cryptocurrencies finally being taken seriously by banks, governments and regulating bodies - and then conversely, the fear of missing out now has its own coin!…
1: Ongoing Token Madness
Jul 6, 2017 • 55 min
In this episode: Today we will talk about the ongoing token madness, the importance of the state of Delaware, followed by some Blockchain news, including the importance of bitcoin in both the sale of marijuana and related and unrelated transaction…
Blockchain Special Part 3: EEA and ZCash
Jul 6, 2017 • 68 min
In the third of our three part Blockchain Special, Simon and Colin are joined by some very special guests to discuss EEA, ZCash and the potential similarities between blockchain and the rise of cryptocurrencies and the dot-com bubble in the 90s, and asks…
Blockchain Special Part 1: Tokens
Jul 6, 2017 • 82 min
As crypto currency interest and prices reach an all time high Simon and Colin bring you the first of a three part special on Blockchain. We delve into the hurricane of news that surfaced this week talking all time high prices, Bitcoin's effect on national…
Blockchain Special Part 2: Consensus Recap
Jul 6, 2017 • 51 min
Part 2 of our Blockchain Special, Simon and Colin with a roster of fascinating guests focus on the recent Consensus conference. We cover what the conference is, who should be attending and where it means to the industry. We give you a crash course on the…