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On The Brink with Castle Island

Dec 13, 2021

Alex Wilson, co-founder and CEO of The Giving Block joins the show. In this episode we discuss:

  • Alex’s path in the blockchain space, from consulting to founding The Giving Block
  • The landscape of charitable giving, and how the company is assisting charitable organizations
  • The pain points that charities face when...

Nov 19, 2021

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

  • ConstitutionDAO
  • Why you can't smelt tungsten
  • Breaking down the Keep Innovation in America Act
  • The SEC denies the Vaneck Bitcoin Trust
  • buys the naming rights to the Lakers arena
  • The US Marshalls are auctioning BTC seized from...

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...

Jun 25, 2021

Matt and Nic are back for another rocky week in the markets. In this episode: 

  • Our thoughts on the Chinese mining situation
  • Is Sichuan being spared the crackdown?
  • Why Bitcoin's hashrate may not recover for a while
  • Why China is cracking down on mining now
  • How China's ultra-high voltage transmission is affecting...