161. Insights: Scaling blockchains and Layer 2 – a deep dive

gm. Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back this week to take another deep dive, this time into all things scaling and layer 2, including: Why do we want decentralisation and how is it achieved in traditional PoW blockchains? What solutions have been proposed and implemented for the scalability problem? And what are the main … Read more

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Bonus: If the President orders a CBDC, then who can stop it?

gm. Simon Taylor hosted a live onstage panel as part of Empire Startups New York FinTech Week! Originally recorded for Fintech Insider podcast, the conversation was so good we just had to share it here too. Earlier this year, we saw an executive order signed on the desk of the White House calling for research … Read more

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160. News: Big week for stablecoins – Terra’s UST flips BUSD and Circle’s new raise

gm. Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in the world of crypto, including: European crypto industry steps up efforts to influence EU policy Terra’s UST flips BUSD to become third-largest stablecoin Circle Announces $400M Funding Round Bitcoin may soon be accepted by McDonald’s, Walmart … Read more

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159. Insights: Clearing the air on crypto regulation

gm. Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back this week to take a deep dive into the world of crypto regulations. In this Insights show, we take a look at the current state of crypto regulations and its challenges, the differences in various parts of the world, the opportunities, and of course, the future. We … Read more

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156. News: Will NYSE become *the* marketplace for NFTs?

gm. Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in the world of crypto, including: NYSE wants to be the marketplace for NFTs Multis wants to build the financial backbone of crypto-native organizations Solana integrates Web3Auth to lower DApp barrier to entry Democratic DAO suffers coup, … Read more

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155. Insights: What’s the latest with CBDCs?

Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back this week to to take a deep dive into Central Bank Digital Currencies, known as CBDCs. We have looked at them, as well as stablecoins, in a previous podcast, but as we have stated before – this space moves at the speed of sound. We want to revisit … Read more

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