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Ep 38 | CRYPTO EDITION: DeFi’s Institutional Moment
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Ep 38 | CRYPTO EDITION: DeFi’s Institutional Moment

In the early days of the internet, the Italian government was opposed to the fact that anyone could have a website and in the United States, Congress tried to pass a law to say that you needed an FCC License to have a website. It used to be a radical idea that the internet should...

Ep 37 | CRYPTO EDITION: The Metaverse & Future Human Potential
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Ep 37 | CRYPTO EDITION: The Metaverse & Future Human Potential

The metaverse can be a puzzling concept. Is it just an immersive gaming experience or a type of virtual reality? No – it’s much more. The metaverse is taking hold in gaming but has wide-ranging implications for art, culture, finance, “corporate” governance, the future of work, and more. In short, the metaverse will change the...

The Money Movement is Expanding
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The Money Movement is Expanding

Last year, in the height of the pandemic, we decided to launch The Money Movement. Nearly forty episodes and thousands of views/downloads later, we’ve covered an incredible range of topics with guests like Larry Summers, Balaji Srinivasan and others from top crypto organizations like Dapper Labs, Aave and FTX. And now… we’re expanding. Expanding in...

Episode 36: Crypto & The Carbon Emissions Debate
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Episode 36: Crypto & The Carbon Emissions Debate

With exploding interest and adoption of Crypto, once again the debate over "Crypto’s Carbon Footprint" has returned, with critics lobbing wild assertions about the energy footprint of Proof-of-Work network security. We will break down the facts, the research, and a view into not just how crypto is driving renewable energy innovation, but also examine the...

Episode 35: The Financialization of NFTs
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Episode 35: The Financialization of NFTs

We are about to experience a convergence of NFTs with DeFi, forming a new capital market for content and brands. Join us this week on Clubhouse where we explore these concepts with special guests Sean Neville, Co-Founder of Circle and Jake Brukhman. Foudner & CEO of CoinFund. About the show The global economy is experiencing...

Episode 33: DeFi in 2021 with Aave Founder Stani Kulechov
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Episode 33: DeFi in 2021 with Aave Founder Stani Kulechov

DeFi markets have exploded over the last 12 months, fueled by innovations in borrowing and lending protocols, widely accessible stablecoins, and new forms of capital markets entirely mediated by open source protocols and software on public blockchains. One of the most innovative and high-growth players in the DeFi space is Aave, who today is the...

Episode 32: Black Empowerment with Crypto
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Episode 32: Black Empowerment with Crypto

Accelerating adoption of crypto is raising significant questions about how it can play a role in improving the economy at large. Not only does crypto have a diversity problem, it is also woefully misunderstood in broader communities, including communities of color. Moreover, as we enter a new era of a Biden Administration, from a financial...

Episode 31: DeFi and Self-Driving Banks
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Episode 31: DeFi and Self-Driving Banks

While 2020 represented an enormous growth year in crypto assets on the whole, the defining theme that drove so much of both the innovation and economic opportunity was driven by DeFi. The rapid growth of Compound Protocol and the launch of the COMP governance token sparked enormous growth in the entire category of decentralized protocols...