146. Insights: Deconstructing DAO

Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back to discuss all things DAO. In this Insights episode, Simon and Cuy want to explore the world of DAOs. After its resurgence in 2020, DAOs is grabbing headlines left, right, and centre. What are the differences between DAO and more traditional forms of financial services such as traditional … Read more

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145. News: Flipping the script on NFTs

Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain and Crypto. Tune in now to find out more about: The Loot project flips the script on NFTs 1:26 El Salvador endures bumpy first week with bitcoin as legal tender 11:16 SEC wants to regulate Coinbase’s … Read more

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144. Insights: NFTs defined

Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back to discuss all things NFTs. In this Insights episode, Simon and Cuy aim to break NFTs down: what are they, how do they work, what can you do with them, what are the practical applications of NFTs, and what does the evolution of the space look like? What … Read more

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143. News: Why Visa bought a CryptoPunk

Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain and Crypto, kicking off with a big announcement from Visa that we dive into and ask Cuy all the burning questions. Tune in now to find out more about: Visa NFT White Paper and CryptoPunk Announcement … Read more

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142. Insights: DeFi, defined.

Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back to discuss all things decentralized finance. In this insights episode, Simon and Cuy aim to break DeFi down: what is it, how does it work, what can you do with decentralised finance, how is it having a real world impact and how much more could be done with … Read more

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141. News: Is USDC now rivalling Tether?

Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto including: FTX Crypto Exchange Valued at $18B in $900M Funding Round 2:12 Visa Crypto Cards Have Racked Up $1B in Spending in 2021 10:10 USDC Stablecoin Backer Circle to Go Public in $4.5B … Read more

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140. Insights: Stablecoins and CBDCs explained

Simon Taylor is back with a new co-host, Cuy Sheffield, Head of Crypto at Visa, to discuss all things stablecoins. In this insight episode, Simon and Cuy aim to start at the very beginning, and dive deeper down the stablecoins rabbit hole. What are the problems with existing payments systems? What are the similarities and … Read more

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JP Morgan: CBDC Threatens Hegemony of US Dollar

JPMorgan believes the central bank digital currencies, or CBDC, could pose a threat to the global hegemony of the US dollar. According to a report covered by Bloomberg, the bank’s chief U.S. economist asserted that “[t]here is no country with more to lose from the disruptive potential of digital currency than the United States.” “This … Read more

Tyler Winklevoss: Stablecoin Race to Begin When Wall St Embraces DeFi

Investor, early crypto adopter, and CEO of Gemini exchange, Tyler Winklevoss, predicted that competition between stablecoins will really begin once Wall Street moves into decentralized finance, or DeFi, during a recent interview with The Defiant’s Camila Russo. However, despite his optimistic outlook for DeFi, the Gemini co-founder asserted that the crypto industry currently does not … Read more