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On The Brink with Castle Island

Apr 26, 2021

Andrew Steinwold, the founder of Sfermion, an investment fund focused on investing in themes surrounding the metaverse joins the show. In this episode we discuss:

  • Andrew’s journey in the cryptoasset industry and how we came to see the Metaverse as an investable theme
  • How NFTs are a critical infrastructure component...

Apr 9, 2021

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

  • Nic 'debates' Steve Hanke
  • Update on the FUD Dice
  • Nic attempts to send a wire to Poland
  • NYDIG raises more capital and adds more insurance companies to their roster
  • Coinbase Q1 earnings are out
  • Grayscale wants to roll GBTC into an ETF
  • Tom Brady is...

Feb 26, 2021

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

  • Is Bitcoin more reliable than Fedwire?
  • Are stablecoins already superior to legacy infrastructure?
  • Tether-Tron transactions exceed Tether-Ethereum
  • The social utility of trading wholesale energy
  • One chapter in the Tether saga closes
  • Is the Tether...

Sep 28, 2020

Chase Lochmiller, cofounder and CEO of Crusoe Energy Systems joins the show. In this episode we discuss:

  • Crusoe’s approach to addressing the issue of natural gas flaring by monetizing stranded energy
  • The process by which Crusoe turns this stranded energy into Bitcoin
  • How Chase sees the compute use cases that can...

Sep 23, 2020

Jeff Dorman is the CIO at Arca, which is currently engaged in a fascinating standoff with Gnosis, a token project in which they have a position. Arca is asserting that Gnosis has delivered little value to tokenholders and has proposed that they perform a tender offer for GNO tokens with the assets held on their...