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Jun 21, 2024

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

  • Certik goes from white hat to black hat regarding a Kraken exploit
  • Bozo of the week
  • The DJT memecoin scandal and Martin Shkreli
  • What’s the deal with Barron Trump and the DJT memecoin?
  • Should we welcome celebrity memecoins?
  • Should bankers have...


Jun 17, 2024

Edward Woodford, founder and CEO of Zero Hash joins the show. In this episode we discuss:

  • Edward’s origin story in the digital asset industry and his path to founding Zero Hash.
  • Zero Hash’s product lineup and the ways that the firm is powering companies seeking to engage in the digital asset ecosystem.
  • The...


Jun 14, 2024

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

  • GME and Roaringkitty drama
  • The detention of Tigran Gambaryan continues
  • OP_CAT prospects
  • Biden considers accepting crypto campaign donations
  • What’s the deal with Hamster Kombat
  • Martin Shkreli vs PleasrDAO
  • Terraform labs settles up with the...


Jun 10, 2024

In this episode, Wyatt sits down with Babylon founder David Tse to cover:

  • Restaking/shared security and how it works
  • Why shared security is a valuable use case for Bitcoin
  • Bitcoin’s structural limitations and their impact on Bitcoin innovation
  • Bitcoin innovation broadly and Bitcoin...


Jun 7, 2024

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

  • Kerrisdale versus Bitcoin miners
  • Robinhood buys Bitstamp for $200m
  • Biden vetoes the SAB121 overturn bill
  • Is the Biden admin’s pro crypto tilt over?
  • Tucker interviews Bukele
  • Coinbase donates to Fairshake
  • SEC takes more Ls
  • Big inflows into the...