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On The Brink with Castle Island

Apr 12, 2024

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

  • Our reactions to the CPI print
  • The SEC announces its intention to sue Uniswap
  • Sen Warren doesn’t like the stablecoin bill
  • Howard Lutnick weighs in on stablecoins again
  • Saylor’s core dev funding controversy

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Apr 5, 2024

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

  • How risky is Eigenlayer?
  • The SEC is asking for public comment on ETH ETFs
  • Is the US government about to liquidate $2b worth of Silk Road Bitcoin?
  • Goldman wealth management CIO doesn’t like Bitcoin
  • WSJ is back with a Tether hitpiece
  • Fed...


Mar 29, 2024

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

  • Was SBF’s 25-year sentence too lenient?
  • Beba vs SEC
  • Coinbase motion to dismiss is dismissed
  • Coinbase notches a win vs the SEC over their Wallet product
  • SDNY v Kucoin
  • Ripple vs SEC
  • Will MSTR ever converge to the fair value of...


Mar 22, 2024

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

  • Nic’s Columbia scandal
  • Stablecoin growth
  • ETH Foundation subpoena from the SEC
  • ETH ETF prospects
  • Blackrock releases their tokenized Treasury product with Securitize
  • Are private blockchains obsolete?
  • Fidelity amends their ETH ETF prospectus to...


Mar 15, 2024

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

  • ETH’s Dencun upgrade goes live
  • Is ETH stuck between two different stakeholder groups?
  • Is Traeger going to hold Bitcoin?
  • Saylor is still buying Bitcoin
  • Nigeria holds two Binance executives for a $10b ransom
  • A UK judge in the COPA case has determined that...