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68. Tether the unstable coin plus a fireside chat with Blythe Masters
Oct 18 • 60 min
Simon and Sara are in the studio with Hugh Karp, Founder of Nexus Mutual. First up, Fidelity launches company to facilitate crypto trading. Fidelity has launched a company to facilitate cryptocurrency trading for hedge funds, endowments and family…
67. The CEO of Binance is [so] hot right now
Oct 11 • 56 min
Simon's in the studio with Joon Ian Wong, Managing Director for Europe and Asia at Coindesk, Claire Wells, Director of Legal & Business Affairs EMEA at Circle, and Aman Kohli, CTO of Financial Services and Insurance Practice at Microsoft. First up, Circle…
66. Blockchain Live: Interviews (featuring Blockchain.com & Chorum)
Oct 4 • 60 min
Today's episode is a little bit different. Simon and Colin interviewed some great guests at Blockchain Live to get an insight into what's happening in blockchain straight from the experts. We speak to: Garrick Hileman, Head of Research at Blockchain Xen…
65. Blockchain Live
Sep 27 • 43 min
Simon and Colin are live at the Blockchain Insider stand and sat down with a great guest, Teana Baker-Taylor, CMO at Coinfloor. We also have an exclusive interview with Dan Larimer, CTO of Block.one and Brendan Blumer, CEO of Block.one. First up the panel…
64. Bitcoin Moons in Argentina
Sep 20 • 47 min
Colin and Sara are in the studio with Noelle Acheson, Editorial Producer at Coindesk and Tim Swanson, Founder and Director of Research at Post Oak Labs. First up, the group takes a look at a U.S. Judge stating that Initial Coin Offerings are covered by…
Bonus: Interview with Richard Brown and Mike Hearn at CordaCon
Sep 18 • 39 min
This is an extra special bonus episode of Blockchain Insider as in this interview with Richard Brown, CTO of R3, Simon and Colin talk to him about how they first encountered Bitcoin and the start ofthe blockchain phenomenon. They also look at what…
63. Chickens on the Blockchain
Sep 13 • 70 min
Colin's back in the studio with Simon and they're sat with Ville Sointu, Head of Emerging Technologies at Nordea Bank. First up, the panel takes a look at Coinbase exploring a crypto ETF, and it has sought help from $6 trillion Wall Street giant…
62. Religiously HODLing
Sep 6 • 67 min
Sara is with Olivia Vinden, Director at Alpha FMC, Obi Nwosu, CEO and Founder of Coinfloor, and Richard Burton, CEO and founder of Balance Software. First up the panel looks at a16z back blockchain project Dfinity's funding round. Decentralized cloud…
61. FOMO is Not an Investment Strategy
Aug 30 • 57 min
Simon and Sara are with Aman Kohli, CTO of Financial Services and Insurance Practice at Microsoft and Ryan Radloff, CEO at Coinshares. First up the panel looks at What an SEC Bitcoin ETF rejection review really means. The U.S. Securities and Exchange…
60. DLT is faster than your post trade
Aug 23 • 53 min
Simon and Sara are with Teana Baker-Taylor CMO of Coinfloor, Michele Curtoni, Director of Digital Assets, Blockchain at State Street, and Alex Hern, Technology Reporter at the Guardian to go over the biggest blockchain stories of the week. First up the…
59. Why You Should Still Care About Tokens
Aug 16 • 61 min
Simon is with Anthony Macey, Martin Bartlam, Partner and International Group Head of Finance & Projects and Fintech Global Co-Chair at DLA Piper, Noelle Acheson, CFA and Editorial Producer at Coindesk, and Todd McDonald, Co-Founder and Head of…
58. Buying Frappuccinos with Bitcoin
Aug 9 • 59 min
Simon and Sarah are with Teana Baker-Taylor, CMO at Coinfloor. We also have a great talk with Jeff Bandman, Principal at Bandman advisors, to take us through the biggest story of the week. First up we hear from Jeff Bandman on the world’s biggest stock…
57. Assassination Markets & WTF ETFs
Aug 2 • 53 min
Simon's with Noelle Acheson, CFA and Editorial Producer at Coindesk, Vinay Gupta, Founder of Mattereum, and Stephane Malrait, MD Global Head of Market Structure and Innovation for Financial Markets at ING. We kick things off with a potential U.S. Bitcoin…
56. Is Bitcoin back?
Jul 26 • 52 min
Sarah's with Joon Ian Wong Managing Director for Europe and Asia at Coindesk and Aaron Stanley, Strategic Communications Lead at Sweetbridge to talk about the latest news, including: Police Confiscate some Bitcoin, Coinbase gets political, and Return of…
55. Unlocking Institutional Capital in Crypto
Jul 19 • 41 min
Sarah and Sara go through a run down of the latest crypto news including: Blackrock explore bitcoin, Block.one close a ‘strategic investment round’, and will there be Major League Baseball Crypto? We kick things off with Blackrock beginning to explore…
54. Is Crypto Going Mainstream?
Jul 12 • 50 min
Simon and Sara sit down with Noelle Acheson Coindesk, Editorial Producer and Joon Ian Wong, Coindesk, Managing Director Europe/Asia to discuss the latest blockchain news, including: Todd McDonald had a Corda, The FCA is letting Blockchain play in their…
53. Is Anyone Doing Decentralisation Right?
Jul 5 • 46 min
Sarah and Sara sit down with Maya Kumar, Head of UK & Ireland for Luno to discuss the latest blockchain news, including: EOS & IOTA come under scrutiny, SolarisBank launches Blockchain Factory, and are Facebook going to acquire Coinbase? Simon also has a…
52. Cryptowinter is Coming……or Not?
Jun 28 • 50 min
Sarah sits down with Pete Rizzo, Editor at Coindesk and Anastasia Andrianova, CEO of Akropolis to discuss the latest blockchain news including: Stellar looking to acquire Chain, US Secret Service on Anonymous crypto, and #21e800. All this and more on this…
51. ETH Passes Dowey Test, Ripple isn’t ready and is Bitcoin Un-Tethered?
Jun 21 • 62 min
Simon and Taylor sit down in the WeWork Aldgate offices in London to catch-up and have some very emphatic discussions on the latest blockchain news. Colin also interviews Stephen Palley, Partner at Anderson Kill. All this and more on this week's episode…
50. Amber Baldet Goes Over Clovyr, EOS Launch Woes, And Ripple Gets Sued Again
Jun 14 • 57 min
Simon sits down with Amber Baldet, CEO and Co-Founder of Clovyr in the 11:FS offices in WeWork Aldgate in London for our landmark 50th episode of Blockchain Insider. We bring you an interview with crypto queen Amber Baldet, Ripple under security scrutiny…
Ep 49. Live from Money20/20 Europe: Interviews With Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse and Brad Zastrow from Dash
Jun 7 • 31 min
We kick things off with the Blockchain portion of our live show from the Arena Stage, by talking cargo on a blockchain! Can companies revolutionise their shipping systems by utilising the technology? Find out what the team had to think about the Maersk x…
48. Tokenising the World, Bitcoin Price Probe and EOS Security Issues
May 31 • 45 min
First up, the US launch a probe into Bitcoin price manipulation (shock). Spoofing and fake buy/sell orders among a flurry of other illegal practices are what the justice department are focusing on. A long time coming some would say… Next up, tokenisation,…
47. Circle the Bitcoin Unicorn with R3 CTO Richard Brown
May 24 • 49 min
Colin G. Platt is back in our offices talking to Pete Townsend, CEO and Founder of Norio Ventures, and Richard Brown, CTO of our Lead Sponsor for Blockchain Insider, R3. The trio discuss Circle's status as a bitcoin unicorn, Consensys collaboration with…
46. A General Consensus
May 17 • 43 min
Sarah Kocianski sits down with Oscar Williams-Grut, Senior Reporter at Business Insider to discuss Amber Baldet's new startup, HSBC make waves with soybeans, and Citizen Reserves fires tokens at the international defence industry. Simon also meets with…
45. Taylor-Copeland Lawsuits Send Ripples Through XRP’s Security Status
May 10 • 33 min
Our hosts take an in-depth look on the most interesting news in blockchain this week. Focusing on: what impact the SEC's decision on Ethereum will have on ICOs, Ripple being sued for security violations, and the likelihood of Fedcoin. All this and more on…
44. Deutsche Wish Your Profit Was Hot Like Binance
May 3 • 52 min
Our hosts take an in-depth look on the most interesting news in blockchain this week. Focusing on: 1 in 5 financial institutions considering cryptocurrency trading, Binance making more than Deutsche Bank, Gary Gensler's new focus on blockchain, and UCL…
43. Sexism in Crypto, Pornhub takes Verge, and Binance Denies the Dollar
Apr 26 • 39 min
Our hosts take an in-depth look on the most interesting news in blockchain this week. Focusing on: Cambridge Analytica's virtual currency plans, Pornhub accepting Verge, Binance denying dollar trading, Coinbase suspending Wikileaks bitcoin account, and…
42. Santander Makes Ripples and Charles Hoskinson Shares His Vision of Cardano
Apr 19 • 54 min
Our hosts take an in-depth look on the most interesting news in blockchain this week. Looking at: Santander's new blockchain-based money transfer service with Ripple, Coinbase acquiring Earn.com, R3's Corda expands with SBI subsidiary, Barclays…
41. Twitter Blocks Bitcoin, Monero Splits Opinion & is Ripple a Security
Apr 12 • 70 min
Bitcoin’s twitter account got hacked, causing yet another Internet-wide discussion on the death of free speech. It split the community and Colin clues us in on why both sides of Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash think they’re right. Coinbase launch their early…
40. Dodgy Words from Binance, Vitalik Buterin Savages Faketoshi and Bluezelle’s CEO Pavel Bains
Apr 5 • 48 min
Binance billionaire Changpeng Zhao makes a few very dodgy statements on a potential exchange that Simon and Sara both agree might be more than a little bit biased. Ethereum falters with the influx of ASIC mining rigs in the market. Simon explains the new…
39. Coinbase Goes ERC-20, Bitcoin’s Lightning Lift Off and Coinfloor’s Obi Nwosu
Mar 29 • 66 min
Kicking off the show, R3’s CEO declares blockchain a once in a lifetime opportunity for financial markets. New opportunities chased by Deutsche Börse and HQLAx, the finance magnates are looking to build a securities lending platform on blockchain.…
38. LIVE: Lightning Strikes Bitcoin and Binance Gets Its DEX on
Mar 22 • 70 min
Kicking things off on a special live episode, has Bitcoin solved its scaling issues? Lightning Network launches, more than doubling transaction speeds! Colin is keen to explain it all. 'Bitcoin investors are clueless' says Visa's CFO. Are cryptocurrencies…
37. Sandra Ro, Women in Blockchain and Tracking Crypto Crime
Mar 15 • 60 min
First up, Binance are offering a $250,000 bounty for the arrest of hackers that tried to infiltrate the exchange earlier in March! Is Bitcoin as untraceable as we think? The met police claim that Bitcoin is not anonymous and is easy to track! Simon and…
36. The Empire Strikes Bitcoin and an Exclusive Interview With Joe Lubin
Mar 8 • 64 min
First up, Coinbase is hit with not one but two class action Lawsuits! They've been accused of insider Bitcoin Cash trading and when you look at it's price chart, it doesn't help their case whatsoever…in brighter news though it plans that Coinbase may be…
35. Get Bits or Die Tryin’ and Ripple Explain XRP
Mar 1 • 56 min
First up, this week's big news that Circle (backed by none other than Goldman-Sachs) have acquired crypto exchange Poloniex. Is this Wallstreet's 'in' to Crypto? Moving on to some regulatory news, NYC lawmakers claim that they are 'open' to revisiting the…
34. Vitalik drops crypto truth bombs, Ellen explains bitcoin and the Brooklyn project
Feb 22 • 54 min
First up on today's show from CNBC, the US government is nowhere near regulating Bitcoin. Rob Joyce emphasised the need to better understand the cryptocurrencies and our team discuss how this has been greeted positively by the trader community especially.…
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 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…
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…