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50: Educational Crypto Content Creators, with Dapp University
Sep 30 • 56 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, Mckie, Dee and Dr. Petty have the pleasure of hanging out and chatting with Greg McCubbin, founder and host of DApp University. DApp University is his educational resource and video series where Greg goes in-depth with…
49: Building a Sustainable Crypto Business, with Galois Capital
Sep 30 • 39 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, Mckie and Dee sit down with Amentum advisor, and mentor to Steven McKie, Kevin Zhou of Galois Capital. Kevin has been in the crypto space for many years, having worked as the Head of Trading at Kraken, and early employee…
48: Crypto 2020, with Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang
Aug 29 • 30 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, Mckie and Dee get to talk to their first ever Presidential candidate, Andrew Yang. They discuss his platform running as a Democratic candidate for the U.S. 2020 Presidential election, Universal Basic Income (UBI), and his…
47: Make You Say My Name, with Namebase
Aug 26 • 28 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Dee, and Dr. Petty get to have an exclusive discussion with the Co-Founder of the upcoming exchange and naming service built on the Handshake(HNS) blockchain, Namebase.io. Namebase leverages the decentralized root…
46: Believe in Your Dreams, with TrustWallet
Aug 21 • 27 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Dee and Petty are back for a new season with Viktor Radchenko of Trust Wallet. Fresh off the back of an acquisition by Binance (those guys are on fire), he’s taking his vision for a decentralized dApp browser to the…
45: The Future of Geo-Spatial Mapping, with FOAM
Jul 9 • 26 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie and Dee sit down with Ryan King, co-founder of the geo-spatial mapping and proof of location project, FOAM. Ryan explains to us his diverse background and skills and how the original idea of FOAM formulated, and what…
44: Catching All the Non-Fungibles, with CryptoPets
Jul 4 • 38 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, Mckie, Dee and Dr. Petty sit down with Blake Richardson and Luke Bateman from the upcoming Ethereum-based gaming platform, CryptoPets. CryptoPets takes some of the long-standing gaming mechanics that we’ve grown to love,…
43: Zero Games, Big Visions, with the ZCash Foundation
May 6 • 47 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie and Dr. Petty sit down with Josh Cincinatti of the ZCash Foundation. At the ZCash Foundation his job is to steward their open source development projects, evangelize privacy and educating developers of its…
42: It’s All About the MoneyShot, with Arjun Bhuptani
Apr 30 • 42 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Dr. Petty, and Erica Amatori sit down with Arjun Bhuptani, CEO and Co-Founder of Connext. Connext builds and maintains scalability solutions for crypto payments. One of their first major PoCs for the tech they’re…
41: Simplifying Bitcoin Development, with Bcoin
Apr 7 • 36 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, Mckie, Dee, and Dr. Petty sit down with Buck Perley, one of the core developers for Bcoin, the node.js fullnode implementation of Bitcoin. Their team has been hard at work on new modular components and plugins that make…
40: Easy Money, Hard Regulations, with TokenSoft.io
Mar 15 • 29 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Erica, and Dee sit down (literally) with Mason Borda of TokenSoft. TokenSoft is a compliance-focused, white-label platform that assists companies/engineers bring their ICO to fruition in a legally compliant manner.…
39: Bridging Crypto Funds and Venture, with Lisa Cuesta
Mar 5 • 44 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Dee, and new guest host Erica Amatori, sit down with Lisa Cuesta of Next Gen Ventures to discuss investing and the parallels between crypto investing and traditional VC investing. Lisa previously worked at Google,…
38: Crypto Taxes Made Easy, with TokenTax
Feb 27 • 41 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie and Dr. Petty sit down with Zachary McClure of TokenUs.us. They’re essentially the Turbo Tax of crypto. They provide a service for the most cost effective method for crypto tax accountancy (a magical science);…
37: Smart Contracts Everywhere, with Ivy & Chain.com
Jan 23 • 39 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie and Dr. Petty sit down with Boyma Fahnbulleh and Dan Robinson from Chain.com. The two of them worked together to create the Ivy smart contracting language built atop the bitcoin scripting system (shoutout to…
36: Coinbase, Women, and Empowerment, with Kristen Stone
Jan 15 • 44 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Petty and Demetrick finally sit down with our first female guest on the show, Kristen Stone from Coinbase. Don’t judge us, we’re gonna ensure she’s not the last, not to worry. Kristen took time in her busy day…
35: Deciphering What’s New, with NuCypher
Dec 16, 2017 • 30 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, Mckie and Petty sit down with John Pacific and Michael Egorov of the NuCypher project to learn more about their upcoming protocol token for encryption services. Their platform enables users to create key-based…
34: Developers Developers Developers, with Zastrin.com
Nov 21, 2017 • 32 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, Mckie and Petty sit down with Mahesh Murthy, CEO and Founder of Zastrin.com. If you’ve ever used Code Academy or Udemy to get up to speed on a technical topic, then you’ll love Zastrin. His platform has been bootstrapped,…
33: Incentivizing Creators Online, with Props
Oct 24, 2017 • 26 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, Mckie and Dee sit down with tech veteran Adi Sideman, as we discuss his latest project “Props” by the existing company “YouNow”. Props plans to be a live streaming video platform/social network with built in rewards and…
32: Greasing the Blockchain, with Spankchain
Oct 13, 2017 • 38 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Dee and Petty sit down with the Founder and CEO of Spankchain, Ameen Soleimani. Spankchain is a platform for monetized webcam streaming; utilizing what are called Ethereum “state channels” to facilitate realtime…
31: Settling the Score, with CoinScore
Oct 11, 2017 • 31 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie and Dee are joined by Aram Barnett of Alluminate/CoinScore. Aram’s company have a multiple strategic business units, and one we’re really excited about it CoinScore. Their platform will be a Bloomberg like solution…
30: To Bee or Not to Bee
Sep 26, 2017 • 26 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Corey Petty, and Dee sit down with Jonathan Chou from Bee Token. Jon is working with a word-class team of Silicon Valley engineers and designers on a AirBnB-esque service for the Ethereum public blockchain; complete…
29: Making Sense of Cent.co
Aug 29, 2017 • 38 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie and Petty sit down with the founders of Cent.co, Max Brody and Cameron Hejazi. Cent, presently, is a Quora-like Q&A platform built on the Ethereum blockchain. Their service allows you to post questions with monetary…
28: Securing the Metaverse, with Decentraland
Aug 16, 2017 • 31 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, Mckie, Dee, and Petty take a trip into the crazy world of Ethereum + VR. Yeah that’s right, 2017 is lit, and Decentraland is about to combine two very pivotal, innovative technologies to create a completely free, sovereign…
27: Po.et and We Didn’t Even Know It
Aug 16, 2017 • 32 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, Mckie and Dee sit down with Tyler and Max from the Poet team. Poet aims to solve the problem content attribution, by utilizing blockchain technology (bitcoin), their service allows you to submit timestamped metadata to…
26: Off the Grid, with Grid+
Jul 24, 2017 • 38 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie & Petty enter a mental handicap cage match in our first ever triple-header with some of the team behind Grid+. Their project aims to create P2P decentralized markets for sharing and selling energy using…
25: Building Digital Communities, with District0x
Jul 14, 2017 • 33 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie and Petty sit down with Joe Urgo and Matus Lestan of the District0x team. What originally started as a few Ethereum-based token contracts for creating a service for freelancing, has now evolved into an upcoming…
24: Bringing Crypto to the World, with Prince EA
Jun 19, 2017 • 37 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie and Dee sit down with motivational speaker, rapper, YouTube star, Prince EA. Prince EA is known for being a lyrical poet of the spoken word, previously a rapper that performed with Grammy award winning artists like…
23: Unmasking the Future, with Metamask
Jun 16, 2017 • 47 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Dee, and Dr. Petty are joined by Dan Finlay from the Metamask team. Metamask is a chrome extension that enables you to access a variety of different ethereum related tokens in order to transact and interact with the…
22: Tackling the Real Estate Dinosaur, with REX
May 24, 2017 • 29 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie is completely solo; he sits down with Stephen and Russel from REX. REX is seeking to cater to the real estate market, using Ethereum and smart contracts to connect home buyers, vendors, and agents from all over the…
21: Building Unstoppable Organizations, with Aragon
May 17, 2017 • 21 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie and Dee sit down and chat with Luis Cuende of Aragon. Luis discusses his many tech-related accomplishments leading up to the creation of Aragon, as well as his vision for future of the platform. He gives us opinions…
20: Building Across the Globe, with ConsenSys
Apr 25, 2017 • 53 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Dee and Dr. Petty are joined by John Lilic of ConsenSys. John’s role has been busy working to proliferate their vision for Ethereum everywhere, all over the globe across various enterprise sectors. They’ve been very…
19: Virtual Land in the Clouds, with Urbit
Apr 16, 2017 • 46 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Dee and Dr. Petty put on their hella skeptical caps, and sit down with Galen and Curtis from the Urbit project. Urbit claims/seeks to be a “virtual land in the clouds” that will enable siloed, encapsulated computing…
18: Where You At? What’s Your Status.im?
Apr 13, 2017 • 30 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Dee and Dr. Petty finally get a chance to have a chat with Jarrad Hope and Carl Bennetts of Status. After many reschedules due to their non-stop hustling the past few months since the announcement of their project —…
17: Putting the Fun in Coin, with CoinFund
Apr 11, 2017 • 31 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie and Dee & Dr. Petty are joined by Jake Brukhman of Coinfund. Jake is a crypto nerd (an honorable title) with a mission to bring sound investment practices to interested investors/technologists/tech junkies like…
16: Partly Cloudy, with a Chance of Ethereum
Apr 2, 2017 • 42 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Dee and Dr. Petty sit down with Shawn Wilkinson of Storj. Storj is a decentralized cloud storage provider that was created back in 2014. Since its inception, Storj has been hard at work on creating “cloud farms” of…
15: A Hedge on Ethereum, with Numerai
Mar 20, 2017 • 29 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Dee and Dr. Petty are joined by Richard Craib. Richard is the mind behind “Numerai”; an AI-based hedge fund that feeds off of data science and machine-learning modeling. Models that are used on Numerai for…
14: Ethereum Foundation Researcher, Absurdist, Troll - Vlad Zamfir
Mar 16, 2017 • 43 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Dee, and Dr. Petty sit down with Vlad Zamfir in their studio (not really, but if ETH keeps going up, maybe). The topic of the show revolves around Vlad Zamfir, his background, brief history — and discussions around…
13: Decentralized Web Browsing, with Blockstack
Mar 6, 2017 • 47 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie and Petty interview Ryan Shea, Co-Founder of Blockstack. Blockstack is a decentralized web browsing experience brought to you by the power of blockchain technology. Ryan and his other Co-Founder, Muneeb Ali, both…
12: In Ethereum, WeTrust
Feb 20, 2017 • 38 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Dee, and Petty speak with George Li and Patrick Long of WeTrust.io in this jam packed double-header. George and Patrick fill us in on their impressive educational backgrounds, where their idea for WeTrust originated…
11: Bridging Ethereum and Media with Jaak.io
Feb 18, 2017 • 33 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie and Dee sit down with Vaughn McKenzie of Jaak.io. Jaak is an upcoming content and media rights management platform built on top of various Ethereum technologies. Vaughn believes technology to more adeptly get…
10: A Bitcoin Venture Outside the Great Wall
Feb 15, 2017 • 21 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, Mckie and Dee sit down with James Wo, President of Huiyin Blockchain Ventures (HBV). HBV is a venture capital firm under their China based parent company, Huiyin Group. They’ve secured $80million to begin investing in…
9: Getting Gamers on Ethereum with FirstBlood
Feb 7, 2017 • 37 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Dee and Dr. Petty hangout and chat with Marco Cuesta of FirstBlood.io. FirstBlood is a P2P betting platform for e-sports that is built on Ethereum smart contracts. Marco and his team are looking to bring e-sports…
8: Hit or Stay, a Bet on 21.co
Feb 1, 2017 • 31 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, hosts Steven McKie and Dr. Corey Petty interview 21.co Founder/CEO, a16z partner, Trump’s rumored pick as the next Head of the FDA, and Indian American, Balaji Srinivasan. Balaji educates us on his education/work history,…
7: Meet Your Maker, Ethereum
Jan 26, 2017 • 50 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Dee, and Petty sit down with Andy Milenius and Kenny Rowe of Maker. Maker is a company working to create decentralized markets for exchanging digital assets, as well as a “stablecoin”, a fixed asset pegged to a…
6: Gnosis, and the Power of the Crowd
Jan 25, 2017 • 34 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, hosts McKie and Dee are joined by Matt Liston, Chief Strategist of Gnosis. Gnosis is a decentralized prediction market that can be used to make money by predicting the outcome of future events. Sound futuristic?…
5: Taking One for the Team
Jan 10, 2017 • 28 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, Hosts McKie and Dr. Petty (The Bitcoin Podcast) sit down with bitcoin OG, and all-around optimistic technologist, Charlie Shrem. Shrem shares with us details on his upcoming projects Intellisys/Mainstreet; and shares with…
4: Predicting the Future, with Augur
Jan 2, 2017 • 36 min
On this episode of BlockChannel, the boys (McKie, Dee, and Petty) sit down and chat with Joey Krug, Thiel Fellow and one of the main brains behind the Ethereum based prediction marketing, Augur. Don’t know what Augur or Prediction Market’s are? Come join…
3: Zero Knowledge, the Future of Privacy
Nov 30, 2016 • 38 min
On this weeks episode of BlockChannel, host McKie and Dee interview creator of ZCash and cryptopgraphy legend, Zooko Wilcox. Dr. Corey Petty, host of The Bitcoin Podcast joins us as well in this interview as a guest host as we dive into use cases for…
2: Making Bitcoin Great, with Javascript & Brave
Oct 30, 2016 • 41 min
On this week’s episode, your boys McKie and Demetrick are hanging out with the creator of Javascript, former leader of the pack at Mozilla (ever used Firefox?), and now the CEO and Founder of our new favorite web browser, Brave, Brendan Eich (no big deal,…
1: Empowering Creativity with Technology
Oct 19, 2016 • 56 min
In the first installment of BlockChannel, hosts Steven McKie and Demetrick Ferguson embark on a journey of epic crypto proportions. First show debuts with an interview with Ethereum Co-Founder and Founder of ConsenSys, Joseph Lubin. Listen as Joe imbues…