This Week in Crypto

This Week in Crypto

Interviews with builders of Web 3.0 applications. Learn about the latest in blockchain, smart contracts, decentralized finance, liquidity, and crypto assets. Our podcast is 100% ad-free, please consider supporting us by subscribing anywhere you listen.

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March 11, 2020 42 min

TokenTax reports cryptocurrency capital gains and income taxes and supports over 30 exchanges. TokenTax provides a global perspective on crypto tax regulations as well as common practices for U.S. taxpayers. Zac McClure, co-founder of TokenTax, will join us to discuss the implications of taxes on cryptocurrency.

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Celer Network is a leading layer-2 scaling platform that enables fast, easy and secure off-chain transactions for not only payment transactions, but also generalized off-chain smart contracts.

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    February 27, 2020 31 min

    SKALE Labs is a blockchain scalability platform that provides high-speed consensus and empowers dApps to run smart contracts. SKALE acts as a middle-ware layer which provides high-speed consensus and empowers dApps to run smart contracts at the rate of millions per second on platforms such as Ethereum, EOS, and other Smart Contract Blockchain platforms.

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    RADAR is building products for access to financial infrastructure. Its REDSHIFT product bridges payments between the Bitcoin Lightning Network and Ethereum. They've also built ION, which services to educate and onboard users to the Lightning Network. Their latest project, DEPLOY is a node operations platform that helps developers spin up and maintain blockchain infrastructure. RELAY is a peer-to-peer trading platform built on t...

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    3Box is an open-source data storage solution for web3 that allows end-users to manage their public and private information on the decentralized web. 3Box CEO Michael Sena joins me to discuss blockchain identity, decentralized storage, and enabling applications with zero backends.

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    February 21, 2020 48 min

    Aave is an open-source and non-custodial protocol to earn interest on deposits and borrow assets with a variable or stable interest rate. Aave Founder Stani Kulechov joins us to discuss the Aave lending protocol, risk assessment framework, and flash loans.

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    Biconomy is a relayer infrastructure network and transaction platform enabling developers to build applications easily and reduce the friction between your applications built on the blockchain and your end-users.

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    Orchid is building open source tools for custom VPN configurations and privacy services. CEO Steven Waterhouse talks about the vulnerabilities of today’s VPNs, the purpose of OXT, and shares his experience with being SIM swapped.

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    Kyber Network is an Ethereum-based protocol that allows for the instant exchange and conversion of digital assets and cryptocurrencies with high liquidity. It’s similar to the 0x project but instead performs all its actions on the blockchain. Deniz Omer, Head of Growth at Kyber Network, joins us to discuss decentralized liquidity, challenges of decentralized exchanges and his thoughts on the recent bZx exploit that resulted in a lo...

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    February 8, 2020 45 min

    James Duncan is the co-founder at Abridged, a toolkit for rapid blockchain application development. Previously, James worked at the Ethereum Foundation, managing a multimillion-dollar grant budget that funded projects like Gitcoin, Uniswap, and DappNode. In this week’s episode, we discuss the history of DAOs, DAO structures, and uses for DAOs in a regulated environment.

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    Authereum is a login and wallet solution for dApp developers who want to provide their users with a web2-like user experience while maintaining censorship resistance.

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    IBC is a standard that permits anyone to quickly and securely transfer money across the web. Zaki Manian is the head of research at Tendermint Inc, an implementation of BFT consensus algorithm & PoS cryptoeconomics and a core contributor to the Cosmos Network. Dean Tribble, CEO at Agoric, is working on providing a safer, simpler way to program smart contracts.

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    Vertalo is a platform for issuers and broker-dealers to manage security tokens and cap tables. Vertalo is integrated with custody platforms and KYC/AML providers to make managing a security token investors’ data easy.

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    Tim Byun is the CEO of OKCoin, one of the oldest and largest cryptocurrency exchanges. Tim spent the first part of his career at the FDIC and Federal Reserve before getting into crypto. He previously worked compliance at BitPay and AML at Visa. Tim joins us to discuss the regulatory state around cryptocurrency exchanges, updates from OKCoin, and how to further develop adoption.

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    September 9, 2019 1 min

    Hello everyone and welcome to This Week in Crypto, a roundup on the latest in blockchain and cryptocurrency news. I’m your host, Jose Mota, formerly the host of Daily Crypto – and this is the trailer episode for This Week in Crypto. Be sure to tune in to the podcast for daily news and weekly interviews with guests from top projects in blockchain. 

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