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On The Brink with Castle Island

Oct 18, 2021

We had the pleasure of hosting NFT collector, Gmoney, on the show. He is a former equities trader turned NFT collector, educator, and expert. In this episode, we unpack the community, stories, and experiences Gmoney has amassed during his time in the NFT space and discuss the following:
  • Gmoney's "aha" moment about the...

Oct 15, 2021

Nic and Matt are back for our 250th episode! We discuss: 

  • ETF chatter heats up
  • Where the Tungsten memes come from
  • Why tungsten is good
  • Coinbase launches an NFT platform
  • Ribbon airdrop controversy
  • How DeFi airdrops are like the McDonalds monopoly game
  • Does the token industry need a disclosure framework?
  • Miami plans to...

Oct 11, 2021

Mark Coe, the founder and CIO of Intrinsic Edge Capital Management joins the show. In this episode we discuss:

  • Mark’s professional career and path to founding Intrinsic
  • How he came to see blockchain/crypto as an investable category
  • His personal journey on understanding the various blockchain thesis areas
  • How he...

Oct 8, 2021

Nic and Matt are back for more deals and news. In this episode:

  • Our podcast SNAFU
  • Can you wear a suit with sneakers
  • How to offset your Bitcoin emissions (without buying offsets)
  • Soc Gen asks Maker for a loan
  • Bloomberg's Tether bombshell
  • Are stablecoins like money market funds?

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Oct 4, 2021

Esteban Castaño, the cofounder and CEO of TRM Labs, joins the show. In this episode we discuss:

  • The founding story of TRM Labs and the methodical approach the team took to finding product market fit
  • Esteban’s perspectives on the NFT landscape and the growth potential in this category
  • How regulators and public sector...