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On The Brink with Castle Island

Feb 28, 2024

Guy Young, the founder of Ethena, rejoins the show to give us an update on Ethena and to discuss the nature of crypto interest rates.

In this episode:

  • Reflections on the Ethena launch
  • ETH funding rates versus ETH ETF expectations
  • Funding rates on crypto native exchanges versus CME
  • Why Ethena versus doing the cash and...


Feb 26, 2024

Crusoe CEO and Co-Founder Chase Lochmiller joins us for an episode sharing an update on improving the efficiency of power production with on-site digital infrastructure. In this episode:

  • Solving the broken links between supply (flaring, renewables) and demand for energy (BTC, high performance compute)
  • Engineering a...


Jan 22, 2024

Bridge CEO and Co-Founder Zach Abrams joins us for an episode chronicling the explosion of stablecoin volume and how Bridge is building critical infrastructure. In this episode: 

  • Zach’s origin story and how he arrived at building Bridge
  • Bridge’s core products today and how clients use their APIs
  • Future issuance of...


Jan 11, 2024

Matt Hougan, the CIO of Bitwise Asset Management joins the show. In this episode we discuss: 

  • Spot Bitcoin ETFs are approved!
  • The process to get to this point.
  • The competitive landscape for the 11 products that were approved by the SEC on Wednesday. 
  • BITB, the Bitwise spot product which is the low cost option in the...


Jan 8, 2024

Matthew Le Merle and Mitch Mechigian of Blockchain Coinvestors join the show. In this episode we discuss the Blockchain Coinvestors 2024 Predictions.

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