The Coinist Podcast

The Coinist Podcast
The Coinist Podcast, hosted by Luke Martin, gives you direct access to what leading funds, analysts, and exchanges are thinking about the crypto market. Tune in each week to gain perspective from market leaders.

The Hidden Truths of Defi & Tokenized Bitcoin w/ Matt Odell
Sep 16 • 53 min
Matt Odell is a Bitcoiner & host of the Tales from the Crypt. This is part 2 of the tokenized Bitcoin series where we dive deeper into what’s really happening with Defi, destroy some false narratives, understand Bitcoin’s lightning network, how…
Billions of Bitcoin on Ethereum w/ David Hoffman
Sep 16 • 46 min
David Hoffman is a full-time Defi analyst & podcaster producing massively popular shows focused on Ethereum. In the first episode of this two-part-special we cover everything you want to know about tokenized Bitcoin living on Ethereum. The…
Altcoins Need to Change w/ Jeff Dorman
Sep 14 • 43 min
The guest for this episode is Jeff Dorman. Jeff is the CIO of Arca: an investment management offering institutional-caliber products to confidently gain exposure to digital assets. We talk about the difference between altcoins today vs 2017, why…
Uniswap Trader Shares Everything About the Defi Trading Game w/ Crypto Messiah
Sep 1 • 58 min
The guest for this episode is Crypto Messiah. He’s a full time trader and also works with the Hxro project. We talk about his trading strategy on uniswap, why coins are performing so well there, fair launches, the risks of using the platform, how to…
Analyzing The Largest & Smartest ETH Investors - Ethereum 10k Report w/ Adam Cochran
Aug 12 • 48 min
The guest for this episode is Adam Cochran. Adam manually audited the top 10,000 Ethereum addresses to learn about liquidity, profitability, market manipulation and what Whales are doing with their money. We cover his findings in this exclusive…
Scalping 7-Figure Bitcoin Trades w/ Salsa
Aug 9 • 50 min
The guest for this episode is Salsa. We talk about his decision to leave university to start trading full time on a prop-desk, growing a trading account, working alongside a dynamic trading team, his current thoughts on Bitcoin, and how to win a…
Volatility is BACK in the Crypto Market, Full analysis w/ Crypto Cred
Jul 30 • 56 min
The guest for this episode is Crypto Cred. Cred is a trader & analyst with one of the largest followings in the industry. We talk about Bitcoin outlook, ETH’s rise, volatility being back, trading Defi, trading competitions, Technical Analysis, and…
Making Free Throws & Winning a Trading Competition for 220 Bitcoin w/ Mike McDonald
Jul 24 • 36 min
The guest for this episode is Mike McDonald. Mike was previously a professional poker player but now spends time on PokerShares & Crypto. We talk about making bets on Defi, free-throw attempts, and teams of traders competing for 2 million dollars….
Is Defi The Next Crypto Bubble? w/ Andrew Kang
Jul 16 • 42 min
The guest for this episode is Andrew Kang, an investor focused on one of the hottest market trends playing out right now: Defi. We talk about how to filter investment ideas, whether this is a bubble, risks, what to watch out for, trading this theme,…
The Craziest Bitcoin Trend of All Time w/ Dan Matuszewski
Jul 2 • 47 min
The guest for this episode is Dan Matuszewski, Principal and Co-Founder of CMS Holdings: a prop trading firm focused on crypto. We talk about one of the craziest untold stories in Bitcoin history, current trends in the market, how a prop desk works,…
Defi Yield Farming, The Hottest Theme in the Crypto Market w/ Tony Sheng
Jun 25 • 54 min
The guest for this episode is Tony Sheng. We talk about Defi, yield farming, how the trade works, what is causing excitement in the market, the risks associated with this market activity, how the investment theme could play out, why it’s positive for…
The Silver To Bitcoin’s Digital Gold with Charlie Lee
Jun 23 • 44 min
Charlie Lee is the founder of Litecoin. We talk about Bitcoin history, narratives that drive value for coins, should founder’s hold their own coin?, poker and more. Thank you to everyone that listens, shares, subscribes, and leaves a rating! Show…
Investing to Reshape Trillion Dollar Markets w/ Kyle Samani
Jun 21 • 50 min
Kyle Samani is a Managing Partner of Multicoin Capital. We discuss his thoughts on ETH, defi investing, Binance, how he approaches the asset class, how to think through new investments, and more. Show sponsors: •Choice by Kingdom Trust: Take control of…
Leveraged Trading in Bitcoin, Tales from a Quant w/ Sam Trabucco
Jun 11 • 48 min
Sam Trabucco is a quantitative trader at Alameda Research. We discuss the recent crazy Bitcoin action, how leverage affects the market, margin trading for altcoins, how quant strategies work, and more. Show sponsors: •Choice by Kingdom Trust: Take control…
The Make-or-Break Level For Bitcoin & Trading Ranges w/ TraderSZ
Apr 28 • 39 min
TraderSZ is an trader, friend, and one of my favorite people to look to for opinions on the market. You can find him on Twitter @Trader1SZ. We talk about trading Bitcoin vs other currencies, his trading process, the importance of market structure, and his…
The $50k Crypto Poker Tournament Fighting COVID19 w/ Chris Spadafora
Apr 22 • 30 min
Chris Spadafora is the creator of the Crypto COVID19 Charity Poker Tournament, previous winner, and investor at Angelrock. In this episode we talk about the the tourny, raising 25k, donating his winnings, the early days of BTC trading, and the 100k goal…
Inside Scoop on Chinese Central Bank Digital Currency & Market Impact w/ Matthew Graham
Apr 19 • 39 min
Matthew Graham is the CEO of Sino Global Capital. In this conversation we talk about his experience living in China, the new news about China’s CBDC, DCEP leaked wallet, market impact and more. Thank you to everyone that listens, shares, subscribes, and…
Investing in Esports & Why Bitcoin ETF Still Has Not Passed w/ Will Hershey
Apr 17 • 44 min
Will Hershey is the Co-Founder and CEO of Roundhill. Roundhill is bringing Esports investing to the public. We talk about his transition from hedge fund trader to launching an Esports ETF, why the BTC ETF hasn’t passed, the most exciting investment themes…
The Mobile App Every Crypto Investor Needs w/ Nicolas Van Hoorde
Apr 12 • 28 min
Nicolas Van Hoorde is the CEO of Delta, the ultimate Bitcoin & cryptocurrency portfolio tracker app. We talk about what the real numbers behind new downloads are, whether it means new money is flowing into the space, features for traders, and more. Show…
The Money Printing Machine vs Bitcoin w/ Kevin Kelly
Apr 6 • 58 min
Kevin Kelly is the Co-Founder of Delphi Digital, an independent research & consulting boutique for the digital asset market. In this episode we talk about what is really happening with Quantitative Easing, stimulus, and what it all means for Bitcoin. Show…
Navigating The Market Post Crash w/ Dan McArdle
Mar 27 • 46 min
Dan McArdle is the co-Founder of Messari Crypto and creator of onChainFX. In this episode we talk about the state of the market post crash, what relationship traders are tracking, how assets acted last time Central Banks printed money, and more. Show…
How This Bettor Knew Corona’s Impact Before Others, and Betting On Bitcoin w/ Mike McDonald
Mar 23 • 137 min
Mike McDonald is a legend in the world of poker, and now spends his time running PokerShares & investing in Bitcoin. Ranked 52 on the all time money list, he has a knack for finding good bets. We discuss why he’s betting on Bitcoin, Corona impact, and…
Why Buy Bitcoin? w/ Andy Edstrom
Mar 15 • 50 min
Andy Edstrom is an author, wealth manager, and investor. We talk about his new book “Why Buy Bitcoin”, the case for Bitcoin as a part of your portfolio, current volatility, and more. Thank you to everyone that listens, shares, subscribes, and leaves a…
Automate Your Crypto Investing w/ Joel Birch
Mar 3 • 51 min
Joel is the Founder of Stacked. Stacked allows everyone to invest in crypto indices, access trading bots, and automate portfolio management. Thank you to everyone that listens, shares, subscribes, and leaves a rating! Show sponsors: • the…
Warren Buffett’s Crypto Portfolio & Market Perspectives w/ Yoni Assia
Feb 21 • 54 min
Yoni Assia is the CEO & Founder of eToro. In this episode we talk about his dinner with Warren Buffet & Justin Sun, compare the last Bitcoin halving to this one, what he is working on for crypto traders, and opinions on market trends. Show sponsors:…
Trump Meets Bitcoin w/ Sam Bankman-Fried
Feb 14 • 49 min
Sam Bankman-Fried is the CEO of FTX & Alameda Research. Alamada is a quantitative trading firm focused on the crypto market. We discuss Trump coin, prediction markets, Bitcoin pumping when Bitfinex goes down, and Corona Virus. Show sponsors: •…
The Bullish Case for Tezos & Zcash w/ James Todaro
Feb 9 • 36 min
James Todaro is a Managing Partner of Blocktown Capital. In this episode we talk about running a fund with his two brothers, why they’ve been bullish XTZ & ZEC, insights from previous market cycles, and more. Show sponsors: • the worldwide…
The Crypto Professor Teaching Students About Bitcoin w/ Tom Lombardi
Feb 3 • 62 min
Tom Lombardi is a director at Wave Financial & also teaches a course about cryptoassets at Pepperdine University. We talk about what students are learning about Bitcoin, Bitcoin options, what ICO’s do with your money, and trading on CME/Bakkt. Show…
Sports Betting, Prediction Markets, and Crypto w/ Joey Krug
Jan 27 • 36 min
Joey Krug is the CIO of Pantera Capital. Pantera Capital is a leading blockchain investment firm and one of the largest institutional owners of cryptocurrencies. In this episode we talk about sports betting, prediction markets, & obviously cryptoassets as…
Do Stablecoins Hurt Altcoins Potential? w/ Qiao Wang
Jan 19 • 38 min
Qiao Wang is an Angel Investor and Director of Products at Messari Crypto. Messari provides the top research, news, metrics and live data for crypto. In this episode we discuss Qiao’s thesis for Stablecoins, what it means for alts, and the recent bullish…
Bitcoin & The Art Market w/ CryptoGraffiti
Jan 13 • 49 min
Cryptograffiti is an artist spreading the movement through his pieces. He has created works that involved the lightning network, Hal Finney’s bank card, helped people in Venezuela, and a piece that forces you to HODL onto your Bitcoin. Show sponsors:…
You Can Buy a Fraction of a Lambo w/ Rally Road
Dec 31, 2019 • 43 min
Rob Petrozzo is the Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer of Rally Road, a platform where blue-chip collectibles are turned into stocks. We discuss fractionalized ownership of Lambos, alternative investments, comparison to Bitcoin, and more. he Coinist…
Why Every Institutional Investor Should Hold Bitcoin w/ Pomp
Dec 24, 2019 • 35 min
Anthony Pompliano is a Co-founder & Partner at Morgan Creek Digital. In this episode we discuss where he’s investing next year, whether ETH is money, why Bitcoin is ready for mainstream adoption, and have some fun towards the end. The Coinist Podcast is…
Behind the Scenes: One of the Fastest Growing Crypto Exchanges w/ Ben Zhou
Dec 13, 2019 • 47 min
Ben Zhou is the CEO of Bybit, a derivitives exchange that allows traders to leverage positions in BTC, ETH, EOS, and XRP. We discuss how exchange origin story, how investors can test which exchanges have fake volume, the next step in decentralized…
Crypto Themes to Watch in 2020 w/ Su Zhu
Dec 10, 2019 • 54 min
Su Zhu is the CEO/CIO of Three Arrows Capital. In this episode we discuss Bitcoin volatility, S2F model, whether ETH can outperform, decentralized exchanges, and things to watch in 2020. This episode is presented by eToro: the worldwide leader in social…
Smart Contract Wars w/ Tom Shaughnessy
Dec 2, 2019 • 39 min
Tom is the co-Founder of Delphi Digital & Host of the Chain Podcast. Delphi Digital is an independent research boutique providing institutional-grade analysis on the digital asset market. We discuss his recent research report covering blockchains set to…
The Automated Trading Platform Running on Bitcoin
Nov 28, 2019 • 41 min
Haas Online is an automated trading platform which allows you to rapidly create, backtest, and deploy automated strategies across dozens of cryptocurrency exchanges in minutes. We discuss automated strategies for hedge funds, individual traders, the flash…
Breaking Down the China Blockchain Narrative w/ Dovey Wan
Nov 21, 2019 • 74 min
Dovey Wan is a Founding Partner at Primitive Ventures, advisor to Coindesk, and ED at Hardcore Fund. In this episode we discuss the evolving China Blockchain narrative, how that news has switched from bullish to bearish, what is fact vs fiction, and…
The Future of Binance with CZ
Nov 7, 2019 • 59 min
In this episode I have a conversation with CZ, CEO of Binance. Binance is the largest crypto exchange in the industry which recently launched in the US, started offering margin trading, and has now done $1billion in profits. We discuss the China news,…
Crypto Market Perspectives: Blockchain Week Panel Recorded Live
Nov 1, 2019 • 58 min
Guests: Nic Carter, Tom Lee, and Marc Bhargava
Bitcoin Network Activity vs Network Value w/ Ikigai Fund
Oct 14, 2019 • 72 min
Ikigai is a crypto asset management firm. Travis Kling is the CIO, and Hans Hauge is a senior quantitative researcher. In this episode we discuss different network activity metrics & how they relate to Bitcoin network value. We also discuss the recent…
Throwing Away The Bitcoin Chart w/ Jeff Dorman
Oct 4, 2019 • 44 min
Jeff Dorman is the CIO of Arca. Arca is a full-service investment management firm offering institutional-caliber products for sophisticated investors to gain exposure to digital assets. In this episode we discuss Jeff’s journey from Wall Street to…
Binance US Exchange Launch Exclusive w/ Catherine Coley
Sep 24, 2019 • 48 min
Catherine Coley is the CEO of Binance America. Binance US launched trading today, which is huge news in an industry that continues to reduce options for US based investors. In this episode we discuss everything you need to know about the platform, new…
Bitcoin: Demand, Depletion, and The Dollar w/ Russell Newton
Sep 16, 2019 • 48 min
Russell Newton is a Director at CoinShares, which is the largest digital asset provider in Europe. CoinShares provides access to the digital asset class via a range of traditional financial vehicles and services. In this episode we discuss his experience…
Bitcoin Privacy & Stacking Sats w/ Matt Odell
Sep 5, 2019 • 41 min
Matt Odell is a Bitcoiner, cohost of the Tales from the Crypt Podcast, co-founder of Final Message, and advocate for methods to increase your Bitcoin privacy. In this episode we discuss how investors can do just that, what this means for exchange hacks,…
The Future of Bitcoin Trading w/ Mark Lamb
Aug 27, 2019 • 60 min
Mark Lamb is the CEO of CoinFLEX, which offers the first physically delivered Bitcoin futures. In this episode we discuss the difference between their offering beating Bakkt to market, what implications this has for the Bitcoin ecosystem, initial futures…
Analyzing Altcoin Cycles w/ Yan Liberman
Aug 21, 2019 • 61 min
Yan Liberman is the Co-Founder of Delphi Digital, an independent research boutique providing institutional-grade analysis on the digital asset market. In this episode we discuss altcoin cycles, what market dynamics are required for an altseason,…
Investing in the Cryptoasset Universe with Chris Burniske
Jul 30, 2019 • 81 min
Chris Burniske is a partner at Placeholder VC, a crypto venture capital partnership based in New York City with over $150 million in committed capital under management. He is also the Co-Author of “Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor’s Guide to Bitcoin…
Social Trading Giant Expanding Crypto Offering w/ Yoni Assia
Jul 25, 2019 • 27 min
Yoni Assia is the Founder & CEO of eToro. eToro is the world’s leading social trading platform that offers crypto trading, copy trading, and other assets with millions of traders all around the world. Yoni and eToro have been investing in Bitcoin since…
Crypto Quant Trading Firm Trading Billions w/ Alameda Research
Jul 16, 2019 • 111 min
In this episode I talk to Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO of Alameda Research, a quant trading firm that trades a billion dollars daily across the crypto market. We look at their trading strategy, recent trade on Binance, their spot on the Bitmex leader board, and…
The Bitcoin Poker Takeover with Doug Polk
Jul 12, 2019 • 62 min
In this episode I talk with Doug Polk, professional poker player and crypto investor. Doug has 3 WSOP bracelets, was one of the best Heads Up NL players in the world, and has been involved with Bitcoin since 2014. We talk about why there is such a big…
Bitcoin 10,000 Year View with Willy Woo
Jul 3, 2019 • 62 min
In this episode I talk to Willy Woo, Partner at Adaptive Fund, about on-chain analytics for Bitcoin, how he created the NVT ratio, and his 10k year view of Bitcoin.
Insights into Crypto in Asia w/ Eric Meltzer & Dovey Wan
Jun 26, 2019 • 58 min
In this episode I talk Eric Meltzer and Dovey Wan, both partners at Primitive Ventures, about the crypto scene in Asia. We also discuss regulatory trends, trading perspectives, VC in crypto and Satoshi’s Treasure.
How Bitcoin is Changing the Way People Invest and Plan for the Future with Tyrone Ross Jr.
Apr 22, 2019 • 52 min
In this episode I talk with Tyrone Ross, Managing Partner of Noblebridge Wealth Partners. We discuss the intersections of crypto and financial planning, whether an ETF makes sense for individual investors, and personal finance trends.
BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes on BitMEX Future, Trader Topics, and Bitcoin Longterm Outlook
Apr 11, 2019 • 56 min
In this episode I talk with Arthur Hayes, CEO and Co-Founder of BitMEX which offers the most traded Bitcoin product in the world. We discuss origin story of the company, trader topics like upgrades and new products, and bullish outlook for Bitcoin’s…
Kevin Kelly, Co-Founder of Delphi Digital on Bitcoin Holder Analysis and Token Valuations
Apr 2, 2019 • 47 min
In this episode I talk to Kevin Kelly. Kevin is the Co-Founder of Delphi Digital, an independent research boutique providing institutional-grade analysis on the digital asset market.
Perspectives from a Macro Trader: David Belle on Trading News, Dollar Bitcoin Relationship, and More
Feb 27, 2019 • 53 min
In this episode I talk to David Belle. David has a unique approach to trading with a knack understanding complex market relationships and building an edge from that info.
CZ, CEO and Founder of Binance: Exchange Security, Decentralization, BNB, and Trading Upgrades
Feb 12, 2019 • 34 min
Conversation with CZ, CEO and Founder of Binance: Topics discussed include importance of security for Binance, decentralization trends for exchanges, the Binance DEX, what upgrades are coming for Binance, and why he thinks Binance Coin is making a new all…
Deribit - A Top 10 Exchange Offering Bitcoin Derivatives | Episode 05
Aug 23, 2018 • 27 min
Conversation with the CEO of Deribit, a leading cryptoasset derivitives exchange that wants to steal market share from Bitmex.
What Institutional Money is in Crypto? w/ Ari Paul | Episode 04
Jul 15, 2018 • 56 min
Conversation about what institutional money is in crypto currently and how they are invested with Ari, CIO of Blocktower Capital ( ).
Trading Crypto Derivatives w/ Flood | Episode 03
Jul 15, 2018 • 47 min
Talking trading crypto derivatives with Flood ( ):Professional knife catcher and founder of the largest free trading community in cryptoassets, the Crypto Cartel.
Speculative Mining and ‘Passive-Income’ in Crypto w/ Notsofast | Episode 02
Jul 15, 2018 • 39 min
Talking about what speculative mining is and what kinds of passive-income exist in crypto, if any. The guest is Notsofast: bitcoin beyonder, altcoin miner, cryptoasset trader, and economic futurist.
Security Tokens with Pomp | Learn Crypto Podcast - Episode 01
Jun 25, 2018 • 54 min
Kicking off the series with Anthony Pompliano, aka Pomp, as we breakdown what Security Tokens are and outlook going forward. I’m truly excited to launch this new series/podcast to make my crypto learning process an open source framework giving access to…