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On The Brink with Castle Island

Apr 28, 2020

Moiz Kohari, the co-founder and CEO of Manetu, a company building a Consumer Privacy Management (CPM) platform for enterprises to manage personally identifiable information (PII) joins the show. In this episode we discuss:

  • Moiz’s recent experience contracting COVID-19
  • His motivation to start Manetu after holding high...

Apr 27, 2020

Peter Johnson, Head of Fintech and Crypto Investing at Jump Capital joins the show. In this episode we discuss:

  • Peter’s fintech thesis and the categories that he is most excited about
  • Jump Trading’s crypto journey and how Jump Capital works with the core trading business
  • Cryptoasset market infrastructure and the...

Apr 24, 2020

Matt and Nic review the top stories of the week in the cryptoasset industry. This week’s topics include:

  • Deals of the week
  • Our changing view of the halving
  • Renaissance Technologies' announcement that they have the capacity to trade Bitcoin
  • Our reaction to Mark Andreessen's "It's Time To Build"
  • The dForce...

Apr 22, 2020

Michael Sonnenshein, Managing Director at Grayscale Investments joins the show. In this episode we discuss:

  • Grayscale’s record quarter, raising $503.7 million in Q1 2020
  • The pace of institutional adoption of passively managed crypto asset products
  • Thoughts on Libra, the halvening and other upcoming events in the...

Apr 20, 2020

Sal Ternullo, Director and Cryptoasset Services Co-Lead at KPMG joins the show. In this episode we discuss:

  • KPMG’s cryptoasset practice and the types of engagements they are leading for large enterprises
  • Sal’s views on cryptoassets and security tokens including barriers to adoption for enterprises
  • The outlook for...