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On The Brink with Castle Island

Sep 28, 2020

Chase Lochmiller, cofounder and CEO of Crusoe Energy Systems joins the show. In this episode we discuss:

  • Crusoe’s approach to addressing the issue of natural gas flaring by monetizing stranded energy
  • The process by which Crusoe turns this stranded energy into Bitcoin
  • How Chase sees the compute use cases that can...


Sep 23, 2020

Jeff Dorman is the CIO at Arca, which is currently engaged in a fascinating standoff with Gnosis, a token project in which they have a position. Arca is asserting that Gnosis has delivered little value to tokenholders and has proposed that they perform a tender offer for GNO tokens with the assets held on their...


Jun 22, 2020

Noah Buxton, director and co-lead of Armanino's blockchain practice and Jeremy Nau, senior manager of the practice join the show. Armanino LLP is an accounting and audit firm that has developed proof of reserve tools for exchanges and custodians, as well as real time attestation tools for stablecoins. In this episode,...


Apr 17, 2020

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

  • Deal activity
  • More bailout angst
  • A discussion of Libra's second iteration
  • The lawsuit against the Maker Foundation
  • Grayscale's monster Q1
  • Blogs we enjoyed reading this week


Apr 10, 2020

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

  • Fidelity connecting to ErisX
  • The sad fate of office plants
  • Gold mining on asteroids
  • More crypto dollarization
  • The class action suits against Bitfinex, Block One, and others
  • Retail vs institutional buying of...