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#131 - Interview with Daniel Bar, Cofounder and Chairman of Tenzorum

If blockchain protocols remain difficult to use, we will not see mass adoption. Gas prices, exchanges, multiple tokens to use a simple DApp... these are all challenges that Tenzorum is striving to overcome.  Today we talk with Daniel Bar, Tenzorum's Cofounder and Chairman about the importance of onboarding and how at each major crypto jump we see the creation of a new base of code and tools that can help prepare the way for a true crypto mass adoption.

 

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Please note that the speakers in this podcast are not financial experts and are not offering financial advice

We hope you enjoy our show and feel free to reach out to us at info@analysisinchains.com or on Twitter through @NealKierans and @NWilliamsMBA

Intro reel and music by Sebastian Rodriguez from NTRPY, http://www.ntrpy.berlin

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#130 - The Altcoin Rebound

 

Be vewy vewy quiet. We're hunting Altcoins!

 

That's right fellow crypto enthusiasts, altcoins are back.  In the past few weeks a number of non-bitcoin cryptocurrencies have seen a rally, adding weight to the idea that people are excited for crypto again. Is this a temporary move, or are we in for a rebirth of the retail ICO market?  

 

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Please note that the speakers in this podcast are not financial experts and are not offering financial advice

We hope you enjoy our show and feel free to reach out to us at info@analysisinchains.com or on Twitter through @NealKierans and @NWilliamsMBA

Intro reel and music by Sebastian Rodriguez from NTRPY, http://www.ntrpy.berlin

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#129 - Cop Out

Greetings Lovelies!

I had a nice interview all lined up but sadly a train delayed him and we couldn't record.  So it's ok we'll get that to you next time. 

In the meantime enjoy my musings on decentralization, how to prevent large companies from capturing all the value of the blockchain ecosystem and what I think will be the next creative step for harnessing the true potential of disruptive blockchain incentive models. 

 

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Please note that the speakers in this podcast are not financial experts and are not offering financial advice

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We hope you enjoy our show and feel free to reach out to us at info@analysisinchains.com or on Twitter through @NealKierans and @NWilliamsMBA

Intro reel and music by Sebastian Rodriguez from NTRPY, http://www.ntrpy.berlin

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#128 - Responsible Sourcing with Minespider and Blockhead

It's conference season and Nathan is on the road!  Today's episode was recorded on the convention floor at the annual meeting of the Responsible Minerals Initiative in Santa Clara, California.  Nathan shared the stage with Cisco, Everledger and Blockhead Technologies talking about how Blockchain will impact the mining and minerals industry and make responsible sourcing a reality, and afterwards Blockhead's own Eric Weaver and Kevin Manship sat down to chat about the state of the minerals industry, how open they are to blockchain, and what will be required to see mass adoption of blockchain in the field.

 

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Please note that the speakers in this podcast are not financial experts and are not offering financial advice

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Intro reel and music by Sebastian Rodriguez from NTRPY, http://www.ntrpy.berlin

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#127 - The Davids Discuss Malta Blockchain Regulation

Tis conference season!  Everyone is travelling the world, and Nathan unfortunately was unable to attend the Malta Blockchain Summit because he is in California at the annual conference of the Responsible Minerals Initiative.

However we do have an opportunity in that we have deputized our good friend and local correspondent David Doepel.  David is the CEO of Demand Film, has appeared on our podcast a few times, and today took the time to talk about the new Maltese blockchain regulations with David Orban, founder and managing partner of Network Blockchain Ventures.

 

 

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Please note that the speakers in this podcast are not financial experts and are not offering financial advice

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We hope you enjoy our show and feel free to reach out to us at info@analysisinchains.com or on Twitter through @NealKierans and @NWilliamsMBA

Intro reel and music by Sebastian Rodriguez from NTRPY, http://www.ntrpy.berlin

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#126 - Bitcoin - the new stable coin!

Everything in the market has been acting like crypto recently: tech stocks, cannabis stocks, even the S&P 500.  The only exception... is Bitcoin!  Were the prophecies true? Will Bitcoin act inversely to the market as the new gold, the ultimate hedge?  Or is this a quirk caused by other one-time factors, not to be repeated?

 

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Please note that the speakers in this podcast are not financial experts and are not offering financial advice

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We hope you enjoy our show and feel free to reach out to us at info@analysisinchains.com or on Twitter through @NealKierans and @NWilliamsMBA

Intro reel and music by Sebastian Rodriguez from NTRPY, http://www.ntrpy.berlin

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#125 - Phrasekeeper - Interview with Martin Gauer

It's always best to sell the shovels during a gold rush, and Martin Gauer is doing just that.  He is the founder of Phrasekeeper - a copper tablet and toolkit that lets you punch your wallet's pass phrase into permanence.  We had a good laugh when I asked if he'd engrave my pass key for me (if you're new... that's a bad idea, like giving a stranger your bank account PIN), and talked about the importance of key management and how it will help adoption in the long run.

 

Phrasekeeper is doing a kickstarter launching on Nov. 1. You can find out more at http://kickstarter.phrasekeeper.com

 

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If you're in Berlin on Oct 25th, come to the Blockchain Society Berlin Conference! It's exclusive for investors, founders, thought leaders and regulators. Check it out here: https://www.universe.com/events/5b60b9a12ab4be0042d2c722

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Please note that the speakers in this podcast are not financial experts and are not offering financial advice

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We hope you enjoy our show and feel free to reach out to us at info@analysisinchains.com or on Twitter through @NealKierans and @NWilliamsMBA

Intro reel and music by Sebastian Rodriguez from NTRPY, http://www.ntrpy.berlin

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#124 - The institutional Bitcoin backdoor

Mike Novogratz's crypto merchant bank, Galaxy Digital has been announced as the first alpha crypto custory client of Fidelity Digital Assets.  This is big news as it signals a major instituional entry into crypto that barely registered a blip in the bitcoin price.  Is this a sign of a coming flood of institutional money into crypto?  And what will this mean in the long term for the decentralization of crypto in general? Nathan and Neal team up to discuss the implications.

 

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If you're in Berlin on Oct 25th, come to the Blockchain Society Berlin Conference! It's exclusive for investors, founders, thought leaders and regulators. Check it out here: https://www.universe.com/events/5b60b9a12ab4be0042d2c722

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Please note that the speakers in this podcast are not financial experts and are not offering financial advice

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We hope you enjoy our show and feel free to reach out to us at info@analysisinchains.com or on Twitter through @NealKierans and @NWilliamsMBA

Intro reel and music by Sebastian Rodriguez from NTRPY, http://www.ntrpy.berlin

 
 
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#122 - The Visa Office

Today I (Nathan) got up before the dawn to stand in line at the visa office to ask if I could pretty please stay in Germany. It was a long time to wait, and it got me thinking of how blockchain might apply here.  Spoiler alert: They gave it to me. I can stay!

 Also yes, I know the episode before was 123. It bought episode 122's place in line. Shut up.

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If you're in Berlin on Oct 25th, come to the Blockchain Society Berlin Conference! It's exclusive for investors, founders, thought leaders and regulators. Check it out here: https://www.universe.com/events/5b60b9a12ab4be0042d2c722

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Please note that the speakers in this podcast are not financial experts and are not offering financial advice

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We hope you enjoy our show and feel free to reach out to us at info@analysisinchains.com or on Twitter through @NealKierans and @NWilliamsMBA

Intro reel and music by Sebastian Rodriguez from NTRPY, http://www.ntrpy.berlin

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#123 - Yale has a crypto fund?

The big players are indeed getting into crypto, with millions being poured into the market.  But why hasn't that yet resulted in a price spike?  Is the separation of the OTC market from the retail market priming the pump for a strong fourth quarter?  Or will we have a repeat of the post-Consensus disappointment?

 

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If you're in Berlin on Oct 25th, come to the Blockchain Society Berlin Conference! It's exclusive for investors, founders, thought leaders and regulators. Check it out here: https://www.universe.com/events/5b60b9a12ab4be0042d2c722

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Please note that the speakers in this podcast are not financial experts and are not offering financial advice

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We hope you enjoy our show and feel free to reach out to us at info@analysisinchains.com or on Twitter through @NealKierans and @NWilliamsMBA

Intro reel and music by Sebastian Rodriguez from NTRPY, http://www.ntrpy.berlin

 
 
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