Blockchain Innovation: Interviewing The Brightest Minds In Blockchain

Blockchain Innovation: Interviewing The Brightest Minds In Blockchain

045: Your Biggest Challenge with Blockchain (part 4/4)
Oct 08, 2019 05:36

045: Your Biggest Challenge with Blockchain (part 4/4)

I sent a survey to about 1,500 people and asked them what their biggest challenges were, when it comes to learning about blockchain and cryptocurrency. We created Blockchain Innovation Academy to address those challenges. This is a short tour of the Academy. Watch the video – https://blockchain.global/academy/ Join the Academy – https://memorypool.ca/home/
044: Your Biggest Challenge with Blockchain (part 3/4)
Oct 03, 2019 10:47

044: Your Biggest Challenge with Blockchain (part 3/4)

I sent a survey to about 1,500 people and asked them what their biggest challenges were, when it comes to learning about blockchain and cryptocurrency. Here are the final 3 challenges my subscribers submitted. (From the top 10. See previous episodes for the other 7). Watch the video - https://blockchain.global/academy/
043: Your Biggest Challenge with Blockchain (part 2/4)
Oct 01, 2019 11:13

043: Your Biggest Challenge with Blockchain (part 2/4)

I sent a survey to about 1,500 people and asked them what their biggest challenges were, when it comes to learning about blockchain and cryptocurrency. Here are 4 of the top 10 challenges my subscribers submitted. Watch the video - https://blockchain.global/academy/
042: Your Biggest Challenge with Blockchain (part 1/4)
Sep 27, 2019 09:39

042: Your Biggest Challenge with Blockchain (part 1/4)

I sent a survey to about 1,500 people and asked them what their biggest challenges were, when it comes to learning about blockchain and cryptocurrency. Here are 3 of the top 10 challenges my subscribers submitted. Watch the video - https://blockchain.global/academy/
041: Decentralization-as-a-Service – with Blockdaemon’s Konstantin Richter
Aug 30, 2019 39:02

041: Decentralization-as-a-Service – with Blockdaemon’s Konstantin Richter

Konstantin Richter is the Co-Founder & CEO of Blockdaemon. He is a serial software entrepreneur and has also held senior-level positions at prominent firms such as Nokia and Deutsche Telekom. In this episode, Konstantin and I discuss: • The difference between Blockdaemon and other infrastructure startups • Key reasons why individuals and enterprises should outsource their blockchain infrastructure • Blockdaemon’s business strategy – what Konstantin calls, “Decentralization-as-a-Service
040: The New Blockchain Business Model – with Nodesmith’s Brendan Lee
Aug 07, 2019 26:20

040: The New Blockchain Business Model – with Nodesmith’s Brendan Lee

Brendan Lee is the CEO & Co-Founder of Nodesmith. He holds a master’s degree in Computer Science, and has spent much of his career building developer platforms. In this episode, Brendan and I discuss: - The complexities around running a full node and how Nodesmith solves that problem - If you outsource your full node, who controls the keys? Or, what are Nodesmith’s API standards? - And, from an economic perspective, we look at the Nodesmith business model – “Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS
039: The Bunz App Takes Canada by Storm – with Sascha Mojtahedi
May 16, 2019 32:45

039: The Bunz App Takes Canada by Storm – with Sascha Mojtahedi

Sascha Mojtahedi is the CEO of Bunz. The Bunz App uses its BTZ token to facilitate peer-to-peer bartering and purchases, while also compensating users for interacting with partner brands. In this episode, Sascha and I discuss: -The $325 billion-dollar “data and attention economy” Bunz is tapping into -The difference between the Brave Browser BAT (Basic Attention Token) model and the Bunz BTZ (Bunz Trading Zone) model -What Sascha calls, “the 60% promise”  
038: ICOs are Dead. Introducing STOs – with Swarm’s Philipp Pieper
Apr 18, 2019 10:09

038: ICOs are Dead. Introducing STOs – with Swarm’s Philipp Pieper

Philipp Pieper is the CEO & Co-Founder of Swarm. He discovered decentralized technologies and Blockchain after an encounter with the founder of BitTorrent.  In this episode, we discuss:  -The history of ICOs -Whether it makes sense to tokenize traditional securities -The 3 components of the Swarm system – tokenization, compliance, and decentralization -How Swarm, as an open-source non-profit entity, differentiates itself from other players in the STO market
037: The Ultimate Cryptocurrency Tax Solution – with TaxToken’s Michael Foland
Mar 28, 2019 54:56

037: The Ultimate Cryptocurrency Tax Solution – with TaxToken’s Michael Foland

Michael Foland is the President and Co-Founder of TaxToken. His mission is to make TaxToken, “the ultimate cryptocurrency tax solution.” In this episode, we discuss: • Why you should file your crypto taxes and why 2019 is a good year to do that • Exactly what problem TaxToken aims to solve and what makes them the best solution • Challenges associated with filing your crypto taxes (like how does the tax-man treat quirky crypto events like hard-forks and airdrops).
036: Purse.io is Making Cryptocurrency Useful – with Jordan Crawford
Mar 09, 2019 03:17

036: Purse.io is Making Cryptocurrency Useful – with Jordan Crawford

Jordan Crawford was the Director of Growth at Purse.io. Their mission is to make crypto useful. In this episode, we discuss:  -How the Purse system works -Why it’s critical for cryptocurrencies to be used in everyday transactions before they achieve mass adoption -The drawbacks of traditional payment networks like ACH (Automated Clearing House)