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On The Brink with Castle Island

Nov 27, 2023

Vivek Ramaswamy is a Republican candidate for President in 2024. In this episode we sit down to dig into his crypto policy proposals: 

  • Vivek’s keynote in Ft Worth
  • Vivek’s crypto platform and how that derives from his convictions
  • Vivek’s view on Bitcoin mining
  • Is Choke Point 2.0 real?
  • Is banking a...

Nov 20, 2023

We sit down with Mike Cahill, CEO of Douro labs, to talk Pyth’s retroactive airdrop and launch. In this episode:

  • A brief history of Pyth
  • What was the problem with legacy oracles before Pyth
  • How is Pyth is technically differentiated from other oracles
  • The importance of introducing confidence intervals into prices
  • How...

Nov 13, 2023

Anthony DeMartino, the co-founder and CEO of Trident Digital joins the show. In this episode we discuss:

  • Anthony’s background in the banking industry and his path to founding Trident Digital.
  • Digital asset lending markets and how Trident is innovating in this category.
  • Trident’s US Treasury product and how he is...

Nov 6, 2023

Devin Walsh, executive director of the Uniswap Foundation joins the show. In this episode:
  • Proposing and setting up the Uniswap Foundation
  • The Foundation's priorities and role in growing the Uniswap ecosystem
  • Uniswap v4 hooks as a new primitive for developers to unlock efficient innovation
  • Supporting developers and...

Nov 2, 2023

Brandon Mulvihill the co-founder and CEO of Crossover Markets joins the show. In this episode we discuss:

  • Brandon’s career in the FX industry and the path to founding Crossover Markets
  • ECNs and how this market structure came to evolve in the FX market
  • The opportunity to bring ECNs to the digital asset market
  • The...