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On The Brink with Castle Island

Feb 9, 2024

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

  • OPNX is very sadly shutting down 
  • Is jail good for you? 
  • GBTC outflows are declining
  • Solicited versus unsolicited treatment of ETFs
  • The Bitcoin L2 space is heating up
  • The latest on COPA 
  • We revisit the Satoshi is the NSA conspiracy 
  • SAB121...

Jan 3, 2024

In this episode, we host Nitya Subramanian, founder and CEO of Capsule, which is building cross-application embedded wallet infrastructure. We discuss:
  • Outstanding challenges with web3 onboarding
  • How applications are integrating parts of the wallet experience
  • How Capsule helps developers give their end users the...

Nov 9, 2023

Adam Guren, the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Hunting Hill joins the show. In this episode we discuss:

  • Adam’s career journey and the path that led him to found Hunting Hill in his late 20s.
  • How he discovered cryptocurrency and the initial digital asset products that he traded.
  • The initial market structure...

Dec 13, 2021

Alex Wilson, co-founder and CEO of The Giving Block joins the show. In this episode we discuss:

  • Alex’s path in the blockchain space, from consulting to founding The Giving Block
  • The landscape of charitable giving, and how the company is assisting charitable organizations
  • The pain points that charities face when...

Nov 19, 2021

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

  • ConstitutionDAO
  • Why you can't smelt tungsten
  • Breaking down the Keep Innovation in America Act
  • The SEC denies the Vaneck Bitcoin Trust
  • buys the naming rights to the Lakers arena
  • The US Marshalls are auctioning BTC seized from...