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Jul 19, 2024

Representative French Hill (R-AR) join the show. In this episode we discuss:

  • Representative Hill’s perspective on the blockchain/digital asset ecosystem and why he initially became interested in this technology.
  • The status of SAB 121 repeal.
  • FIT 21 and the future of market structure clarity in the United States.
  • The...


Jul 18, 2024

Matt and Nic return for another week of news and deals. In this episode:

  • Nate Silver joins Polymarket
  • JD Vance is Trump’s VP nominee
  • Ethereum ETFs get the final go ahead
  • Should crypto users be single issue voters?
  • JD Vance’s crypto platform
  • Does a Trump Vance admin imply a devaluation of the dollar?
  • JD Vance and...


Jul 15, 2024

Chris Duffus, Founder & CEO of Fonbnk joins Wyatt in this episode. We cover: 

  • Stablecoin and crypto usage in emerging markets
  • Popular and high-potential platforms in these markets
  • Alternative forms of onramping and moving money
  • Airtime as a form of digital value storage

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Jul 12, 2024

Matt and Nic are back for another week of news and deals. In this episode: 

  • Germany is still selling Bitcoin
  • ETHcc chaos in Brussels
  • Trump is speaking at Bitcoin Nashville
  • The SAB121 overturn veto override did not pass
  • The Republican party includes crypto in their official platform
  • Polychain Eclipse drama
  • Uniswap...


Jul 11, 2024

Adam Levine, Head of Corporate Development and Partnerships at Fireblocks joins the show. In this episode we discuss:

  • The history of Fireblocks and the evolution of MPC custody.
  • The recent announcement of the Fireblocks Global Custodian Partner Program and the initial partners.
  • The current state of tokenization...