Encrypted

Encrypted

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A podcast dedicated to guiding you through the blockchain and crypto universe
17: Non-Fungible Tokens…WTF?!
Nov 13 • 28 min
The world is at the at the forefront of the token revolution. With the invention of non-fungible tokens, we have seen a lot of innovations and developments to find solutions to complex real-world problems. In the episode, Ahmed sits down with Aniket, and…
16: What is all the buzz about Security Tokens?
Oct 30 • 35 min
Ahmed is at the World Blockchain Summit where he records episode 16! He is joined by Loauy Al-Doory from Kambio Ventures and Saeed Al-Darmaki from Binary Financial to take a deep dive into the world of security tokens. The three distil the concept of…
15: What does a Star Wars convention have to do with the blockchain world?
Oct 24 • 20 min
Ahmed sits down with Kris Bennet, also known as the Blockchain Beard Guy, who is on the road non-stop to educate the masses on blockchain. Kris shares his experiences in educating people from different backgrounds about the technology, and his experiences…
14: What is the use case for blockchain in energy?
Oct 16 • 19 min
Paul Massara, CEO of Electron, joins Ahmed for the 14th episode of Encrypted. On today’s show, Ahmed explores an interesting application of blockchain technology: Energy! Paul first talks about the challenges and pain-points that currently face the energy…
13: How does the App-Infrastructure cycle relate to the future of ICOs?
Oct 10 • 22 min
In this episode, your hosts Ahmed and Faisal, discuss 3 interesting articles; first off is a thought leadership piece from USV around what is needed at this stage of the blockchain cycle and the overall tech cycle by looking at past trends: a killer app…
12: How is compliance shaping the blockchain and crypto industry?
Oct 2 • 34 min
Ahmed and Faisal sit down with the Tarik Mohammed, Chief Compliance Officer of OTC Supply. Firstly, Ahmed brings up the Wall Street Journal’s article of identifying that $90 million in suspected criminal proceeds that flowed through intermediaries such as…
11: Bad Ripple? And Crypto for women and Humanity!
Sep 25 • 48 min
Ahmed and Faisal sit down with Irina Heaver, a technology lawyer based in Dubai. First up they discuss XRP, a cryptocurrency created by Ripple, and its short ascension to number 2 in coinmarket cap and the conversation quickly goes into the concept of…
10: Institutionalising Crypto and a Fintech Special!
Sep 18 • 43 min
Ahmed has an exciting line up on this episode of Encrypted. First up, Ahmed interviews the CEO of the ADGM Financial Services Regulatory Authority, Richard Teng. They talk about the 3-year-old financial free trade zone, Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM),…
09: Crypto Bloodbath and a DTEC Tour!
Sep 11 • 31 min
Faisal sits down with Hans Christensen, VP of Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre, to talk all things blockchain and crypto. Hans first introduces the pillars and model of DTEC and then explains how it aims to support the startup ecosystem when it comes…
08: When VCs go eye to eye with Blockchain!
Sep 4 • 50 min
Ahmed and Faisal sit down with Fares Ghandour, Partner at Wamda Capital which is a VC based in Dubai, to discuss the latest news, trends and the really interesting debates that circulate in the blockchain space. Fares first introduces Wamda Capital and…
07: How are new moves from China and the U.S. shaping the crypto industry?
Aug 28 • 23 min
Ahmed and Faisal sit down to discuss China’s crackdown on cryptocurrency activities as Wechat, China's biggest social media platform, clamps down on major crypto accounts along with other series of related events. Next, the hosts discuss the US SEC’s…
06: Encrypted Interviews: How are Dubai Economy using blockchain technology? A Discussion with Mohammed Shael
Aug 24 • 26 min
In this episode of Encrypted Interviews, Ahmed sits down with the CEO of Strategic Affairs of the Department of Economic Development of Dubai. They discuss: • How the Department’s current processes are inefficient • How blockchain will help eliminate…
05: What did we learn about India’s Blockchain ecosystem?
Aug 21 • 25 min
In this episode, Ahmed and Aniket sit down to discuss the Indian blockchain ecosystem as they attended the International Blockchain Congress in Hyderabad and Goa. Aniket gives a general overview of the current market state in India as he touches upon, the…
04: ICE be Centralising, Binance be Decentralising
Aug 14 • 25 min
In this episode, Ahmed and Faisal touch on the SEC’s delay on deciding the way forward with a bitcoin ETF and the effects of that on the crypto market. The hosts discuss the response of this decision along with the view point of some domain leaders like…
03: Encrypted Interviews - The development of the Dubai Blockchain Center with Dr. Marwan Al-Zarouni
Aug 10 • 17 min
Today Ahmed is joined by Dr. Marwan Al-Zarouni who gives a low down on the Dubai Blockchain Centre and generally what Dubai is up to in the blockchain space. They discuss: • His very interesting flippening moment (jargon for how someone got interested in…
02: The Concept of Money and When can I pay using Cryptos?
Aug 7 • 45 min
In this episode we bring in our first special guest Amin El Kholy; who co-created the Fintech connector chapter in Dubai. Amin has great experience in fund management and the Fintech domain and is currently diving deeper in to how blockchain could change…
01: Decrypting Encrypted and a Bitcoin 10 year anniversary special!
Jul 31 • 47 min
Ahmed and Aniket sit down to introduce the motivations behind the Encrypted podcast and discuss all things bitcoin on the back of its fast approaching 10-year anniversary! If you are new to the space, they will help you to unwrap what bitcoin actually is…