Decrypt Asia - Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Podcast

Decrypt Asia - Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Podcast

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#48: Growing the Crypto Ecosystem with Ella Zhang (Binance Labs)
Sep 2 • 22 min
We managed to catch the very busy Ella Zhang, Head of Binance Labs, on the sidelines of a conference in Singapore to get all the scoop about Binance Labs, what her team has been up to and what they plan to achieve going forward. Tune in to hear about:…
#47: Layer 2 Scaling with Jack O’Holleran (CEO Skale Labs)
Aug 18 • 30 min
Following our discussion with Matic Network, we speak to the CEO of Skale Labs which is also trying to build a layer 2 solution to solve the problem of Ethereum Scalability. Tune in to hear about: Evolution of enterprise software - on-premises > cloud >…
#46: Sharding with Nick White (Co-founder Harmony Protocol)
Jun 11 • 32 min
Following our discussion with the Zilliqa team, we decided to speak to another Blockchain Protocol that is trying to solve the problem of Scalability through Sharding. Hear Nick White, one of the co-founders of Harmony, tell us about what is unique about…
#45: Smart contracts on Bitcoin with Diego Zaldívar (Rootstock)
May 22 • 36 min
We speak to Diego Gutiérrez Zaldívar, CEO and co-founder of Rootstock or RSK (https://www.rsk.co/) and RIF Labs (https://www.rifos.org/). Rootstock, most famously, is known for putting smart contract functionality on the Bitcoin Blockchain.Tune in to hear…
#44: Stablecoin adoption through E-Commerce with Dan Shin (Terra)
May 13 • 32 min
We speak to Dan Shin, Co-founder of Terra (https://terra.money/). Prior to Terra, Dan is most notably known for being the Founder and Chairman of TMON (http://www.tmon.co.kr). TMON or Ticket Monster is a Unicorn out of South Korea which was started in…
#43: Crypto in India with the founders of Blockchained India
May 1 • 46 min
Given the recent conversations about the Government of India banning Crypto again (https://www.coindesk.com/indian-government-again-discussing-ban-on-cryptocurrencies-report), we decided to speak to the co-founders of Blockchained India…
#42: Sandeep Nailwal from Matic Network (Scalability Solution)
Apr 21
In this episode, we speak top Sandeep Nailwal, Co-Founder and COO of Matic Network. Matic js one of the leading projects coming out of India and most notably, will be having its token sale on the Binance Launchpad (https://launchpad.binance.com/) in April…
#41: Jason Fang from Sora Ventures at Deconomy 2019
Apr 16 • 22 min
Following our interview with #Hashed from Korea, we speak to another Asian Fund Manager - Jason Fang from Sora Ventures who shuttles between Hong Kong and Shanghai. Fascinating insights about how he went about setting up his fund and what’s happening in…
#40: Baek Kim from #Hashed (Crypto fund in Korea) at Deconomy 2019
Apr 8
We record this episode in an empty locker room that we found on the sidelines of Deconomy 2019 (a Crypto and Blockchain conference in Seoul, South Korea). We speak to Baek Kim who is an Investor at one of the most widely known crypto funds globally,…
#39: Zilliqa – The Sharded Blockchain with Xinshu Dong (CEO Zilliqa)
Mar 26 • 30 min
In this week’s episode, we speak to Xinshu Dong, the CEO of much talked about Blockchain protocol Zilliqa. Tune in to hear about: • Xinshu’s background, how Zilliqa came about and the backstory behind how the name came about • What sharding is and why…
#38: Crypto-investing with Roger Lim (NEO Global Capital)
Mar 4 • 20 min
Roger Lim is the Founding Partner at NEO Global Capital (NGC), one of the world’s largest and most successful cryptocurrency funds. He is advisor to some of the top crypto projects globally such as MultiVAC, Tomochain etc. He was previously a VC and Angel…
#37: Using derivatives to take crypto mainstream with Darius and Joshua (QCP Capital)
Feb 25
In this episode, we speak to the co-founders of QCP Capital - Darius Sit and Joshua Ho. QCP Capital has quickly established itself as a leading prop trading shop and a go-to OTC agent for many in the Southeast Asian region and beyond. Tune in to hear…
#36: Tokenised Gold with KC Chng (Digix Global)
Feb 17 • 32 min
Kai is the Founder and CEO of Digix Global, the company that is tokenising gold and putting it on the Blockchain. Kai was previously an FX trader on Wall Street before getting into crypto in 2014. Digix Global holds the distinction of being the first…
#35 Fireside chat with Ted Lin (Chief Growth Officer Binance)
Feb 14 • 17 min
We caught Ted Lin, the Chief Growth Officer at Binance, on the sidelines of the Binance Blockchain Week in Singapore recently. Prior to joining Binance, Ted has held several roles in sales and marketing across financial institutions and technology…
#34: Fireside chat with Anthony ‘Pomp’ Pompliano – Binance Blockchain Week 2019
Feb 3 • 23 min
Anthony is the Founder and Partner at Morgan Creek Digital. He also writes a popular daily newsletter analysing crypto news for institutional investors called Off The Chain (http://offthechain.substack.com) Prior to founding his fund, Pomp spearheaded…
#33: Fireside chat with Michael Arrington (Partner at Arrington XRP Capital)
Jan 27 • 22 min
We speak to the former founder of TechCrunch and CrunchFund, Michael Arrington on the sidelines of the #BinanceBlockchainWeek in Singapore.Tune in to hear about:Background, how he got into crypto and what that journey’s been likeThoughts on…
#32: Former builder of Internet and early Amazon employee – Jonathan Kochmer (APAC Head RChain)
Jan 16 • 70 min
In this episode, we speak to Jonathan Kochmer, who is the Founder of RChain Asia. Beyond his fascinating life story and career trajectory, he has in his own words:helped create a new treatment for palliative care of mesothelioma (extending his father’s…
#31: Top 10 DApp on Ethereum with Co-Founder of Etheremon (Nedrick Ngo)
Nov 25, 2018 • 37 min
In this episode, we speak to the co-founder of the very popular game and one of the top DApp on the Ethereum Network - Etheremon (https://www.etheremon.com/). Tune in to hear about: Nedrick’s background and how he got into Blockchain/Crypto About…
#30: Cryptocurrency/Blockchain Fund with Czhang Lin (MD JRR Crypto)
Nov 4, 2018 • 20 min
In this episode, we speak to Czhang Lin who is the Managing Director at JRR Crypto. JRR Crypto is a Swiss Cryptocurrency/Blockchain Fund with a Chinese team which invests in both Crypto projects and the Crypto Ecosystem. They are the second biggest equity…
Korean Ep. #3: Quality storytelling by content curation optimization by Yoon Kim, Founder of Starfeed
Nov 1, 2018 • 17 min
In our 3rd episode (Korean), we invited Yoon Kim, a founder of Starfeed, a blockchain content curation media in South Korea. Yoon shares about the importance of quality storytelling around the blockchain and cryptocurrency content publishing and his…
Korean Ep. #2: From ‘0’ to the largest crypto asset management app in Korea, by Kain Seo, CSO and Co-founder of Coin Manager
Oct 30, 2018 • 32 min
In our Korean podcast 2nd episode, we interviewed Kain Seo, CSO and Co-founder of Coin Manager, the largest crypto asset management app in South Korea. Kain shared about his journey in developing a crypto asset management app from ‘0’ to the largest user…
#29: Regulations, Compliance, Security Tokens & Stablecoins with Patrick Tan (General Counsel, Compton Hughes)
Oct 28, 2018 • 34 min
In this epsiode, we speak to Patrick Tan (https://www.linkedin.com/in/patricktankoontat/), General Partner and Counsel at Compton Hughes. Patrick is a self professed ‘entrepreneur first and a lawyer second’. He has previously practiced law, founded…
#28: Hedera Hashgraph, a novel Consensus mechanism with Edgar Seah (APAC Head Hedera)
Oct 21, 2018 • 37 min
The Hedera Hashgraph platform provides a new form of distributed consensus - it is a fast, secure, fair ‘Blockchain’ with a novel Governance mechanism. In this episode, we speak to the APAC Head of Hedera, Edgar Seah. Edgar has a very eclectic background…
#27: Email on Blockchain with George Hartley (Co-founder Sendy)
Oct 12, 2018 • 25 min
Our guest for this episode is George Hartley, co-founder of Sendy. Sendy is aiming to bring about improvements to emails by rewarding the attention of email receivers through cryptocurrencies. The attention is rewarded in Sendy tokens which can be…
Korean Ep. #1: How I became the top Korean YouTube influencer by ex-head of Coinsight, Dasom Song
Oct 12, 2018 • 27 min
We are excited to announce a release of the Korean podcast at Decrypt.Asia today! Our first guest is Dasom Song, one of the top Korean YouTube influencers in the blockchain/cryptocurrency industry, an ex-head of Coinsight. She shared her journey to become…
#26: Infinite cash, monetary policies and synchronicity with Andrew Pantyukhin Pt. 2/2 (CEO Tangem)
Sep 30, 2018 • 39 min
In the second part of the interview with Andrew Pantyukhin, we speak about certain topics that occupy a great deal of his mindshare beyond the company that he is trying to build (Tangem - https://tangem.com/) Tune in to hear about: Concept of money as a…
#25: Banknotes for Cryptoassets with Andrew Pantyukhin Pt. 1/2 (CEO Tangem)
Sep 23, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode, we speak to Andrew Pantyukhin, the CEO of Tangem. Tangem is aiming to make cryptocurrencies more accessible to everyday individuals by allowing people to store them in smart and secure banknotes. These banknotes can then be used to…
#24: Decentralized CryptoBanking with Alex Wearn (CEO Aurora/IDEX)
Sep 10, 2018 • 52 min
Aurora is a decentralized financial platform with IDEX, a hybrid decentralized exchange, as its first product. Subsequent products will include margin lending on the hybrid exchange and a stablecoin to support the Cryptocurrency bank (called Decentralized…
#23: Android AppStore adopting Cryptocurrency with Tiago Alves (VP APAC AppCoins)
Sep 6, 2018 • 34 min
AppCoins (https://appcoins.io/) is a blockchain-based open-source protocol for the App Economy supported by the Aptoide App Store (http://www.aptoide.com/). It proposes to move to the blockchain three of the most critical flows of App stores:…
#22: Cryptocurrency Exchange & P2P Marketplace with Rahul Raj (CEO Koinex)
Aug 26, 2018 • 55 min
Our guest for this episode is Rahul Raj, CEO and co-founder of Koinex (https://koinex.in/). Koinex is one of India’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges and peer to peer marketplaces which is backed by leading investors such as Pantera Capital…
#21: Blockchain Community/ Co-Living, Co-Working space with See Eun and Young Hoon (Co-Founders Nonce Community)
Aug 15, 2018 • 80 min
Our first guest for this episode is See Eun who was into breakdancing and danced professionally for more than 10 years. He served in the military, curated and wrote for a hip-hop blog and lead hip-hop education efforts before the Bitcoin bug bit him. He…
#20: Fintech/Blockchain Hub with Joe Seunghyun Cho (Founding CEO Lattice 80)
Aug 10, 2018 • 27 min
Our guest for this episode is Joe Seunghyun Cho. Joe has been a hedge fund manager and has run an asset management company before founding Lattice 80, one of the world’s largest fintech and blockchain hubs in Singapore. Joe has been a mentor to several…
#19: Decentralised Service Marketplace with JP Thor (CEO CanYa)
Jul 30, 2018 • 33 min
Our guest for this show is JP Thor, CEO of CanYa, a global marketplace of peer-to-peer services with a cryptocurrency payment layer. JP is a former Air Force pilot, an early Bitcoin adopter and a Blockchain ambassador. He serves as an advisor to multiple…
#18: Data Provenance and Authenticity using Blockchain with Mike Davie (Founder Quadrant Protocol)
Jul 15, 2018 • 26 min
Mike Davie is the Founder of Quadrant Protocol, a Blockchain project that allows for easy access, creation and distribution of data. Mike was a member of the Advanced Mobile Product Strategy Division at Samsung where he developed go-to-market strategies…
#17: Cryptocurrency Aggregator with Sharan Nair (SVP Marketing & BD CoinSwitch)
Jul 3, 2018 • 27 min
CoinSwitch is a Sequoia backed cryptocurrency aggregator. A cryptocurrency aggregator allows users to buy and sell multiple cryptocurrencies across various exchanges without creating multiple accounts while getting to choose the best prices across…
#16: Tokenised Index Fund with Aditya Mishra (COO ZenPrivex/108 Token)
Jun 25, 2018 • 29 min
Aditya Mishra is the Co-founder and COO of ZenPrivex. ZenPrivex is an umbrella company with different product offerings in the Blockchain and crypto space. One of their first products is the 108 token which is a token representing an indexed fund with the…
#15 Crypto investing mental models and frameworks with Meher Roy Pt. 2/2 (Host of Epicenter and Co-founder Chorus One)
Jun 17, 2018 • 45 min
Meher is a fellow podcaster and host of Epicenter, one of the most well respected Blockchain podcasts in the industry with guests such as Vitalik Buterin, Adam Back, Gavin Andresen, Ralph Merkle regularly featuring on his show. He has also recently…
#14: Crypto Twitter, Bitcoin and Proof of Stake Nodes with Meher Roy Pt. 1/2 (Host of Epicenter and Co-founder Chorus One)
Jun 10, 2018 • 46 min
Meher is a fellow podcaster and host of Epicenter, one of the most well respected Blockchain podcasts in the industry with guests such as Vitalik Buterin, Adam Back, Gavin Andresen, Ralph Merkle regularly featuring on his show. He has also recently…
#13: Location Data Marketplace on Blockchain with Justin Mann (Co-founder Fysical)
Jun 5, 2018 • 31 min
Fysical is a location data marketplace which connects location suppliers i.e you and me to location buyers which could be marketing agencies, hedge funds, insurance companies amongst others. Justin co-founded Fysical labs, from which Fysical has been spun…
#12: Insurance on Blockchain with Val Yap (CEO PolicyPal Network)
May 29, 2018 • 43 min
PolicyPal Network aims to leverage the Blockchain technology to make insurance more accessible for consumers by creating a peer-to-peer insurance platform. It also aims to cater to the needs of the crypto ecosystem by providing insurance services to…
#11: Authenticity of Products on Blockchain with Andrew Rasheed (CEO Devery)
May 20, 2018 • 21 min
Devery is an Australian company that has leveraged the Blockchain to create a product verification tool. It helps to ensure that the authenticity of products is maintained which allows e-commerce players as well as other businesses to ensure that their…
#10: E-Commerce Services (Login, payments etc.) on Blockchain with Alastair Johnson (CEO Nuggets)
May 15, 2018 • 43 min
We speak to Alastair Johnson, Founder and CEO of Nuggets. Nuggets is a consumer Blockchain product that helps users to login, pay and verify their identity using biometrics without the need for sharing their data and protecting their privacy. Tune in to…
#09: Databases on Blockchain with Pavel Bains (CEO Bluzelle)
May 6, 2018 • 34 min
This week, we speak to Pavel Bains, CEO of Bluzelle Networks. Bluzelle is a decentralized database using Blockchain technology. Bluzelle allows individuals to rent any spare computer storage space to application developers to earn cryptotokens. Tune in to…
#08: Decentralised Autonomous Organisations with Josh Zemel (DAOstack)
Apr 27, 2018 • 34 min
In this episode, we speak to Josh Zemel from DAOstack. DAOstack is looking to be the tech behind Decentralised Autonomous Organisations (DAOs) - think of a company without a management team or directors where multiple stakeholders can collaborate, take…
#07: Blockchain in Taiwan with Jon Jones (CEO/Founder Blockcamp, Blockcity and Taiwan Blockchain Alliance)
Apr 22, 2018 • 31 min
We get all the scoop of developments in the Blockchain space in Taiwan from Jon Jones. Jon is the founder of the Taiwan Blockchain Alliance and the CEO of Blockcamp, a Blockchain incubator and ICO consulting firm. In addition, he is also a co-founder at…
#06: (Educational) What is Blockchain in under 10 minutes
Apr 16, 2018 • 7 min
Based on the feedback from our listeners, we decided to do a short episode to talk about some of the basic attributes of the Blockchain technology and how it works. We try to keep this episode relatively simple and only focus on the oldest and perhaps…
#05: Supply Chain on Blockchain with Sid Chakravarthy (Founder StaTwig)
Apr 9, 2018 • 35 min
We speak to Sid Chakravarthy, founder of StaTwig, which uses Blockchain and IOT to track the journey of perishable products such as food and vaccines across the supply chain. We speak to Sid about the problems that exist in the ‘cold’ supply chain, how…
#04: Professional Social Network on Blockchain with Gaurang Torvekar (CEO Indorse)
Apr 1, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode, we speak to Gaurang Torvekar, founder of two Blockchain start-ups, Attores and Indorse. He is also one of the organisers of the Singapore Ethereum meetup, one of largest in the world after London and New York. Gaurang’s first start-up is…
#03: Wealth Management on Blockchain with Greg Van Den Bergh (CEO Bankorus)
Mar 25, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode, we speak to Greg Van Den Bergh, CEO of Bankorus. Bankorus is a China based Private Wealth Management platform powered by AI and built on the Blockchain. We discuss about Bankorus’ current business and what traditional and crypto High Net…
#02: ICO advisory with Sukrit Khatri (Kenetic Capital)
Mar 18, 2018 • 29 min
In this episode we speak to Sukrit Khatri, an ICO advisor with Kenetic Capital (a Hong Kong based ICO advisory firm as well as a Blockchain Venture Capital and Crypto fund). Sukrit tells us about his role, what a typical day for him looks like, how much…
#01: Electricity on Blockchain with Martin Lim (COO Electrify Asia)
Mar 11, 2018 • 36 min
We speak to Martin Lim, COO of Electrify Asia, about his journey in the Blockchain ecosystem and how he is using the Blockchain technology to power a Decentralised Smart Contract Electricity Marketplace 2.0. He also sheds light on his learnings from a…
#00: Who we are
Mar 8, 2018 • 3 min
In this short episode, we will talk about the motivations behind starting this podcast, who should listen, and what you can expect to gain out of Decrypt.