Tag: #fintech

EOS Tuesday – Travis Wright, half of the team behind the Bad Crypto Podcast

Reading Time: < 1 minute Travis Wright, along with Joel Comm, are the two men behind the Bad Crypto Podcast. A very popular podcast (the best according to Travis’s mum) the duo have done a huge amount to explain the cryptocurrency world, poking into the inards and coming up with interesting stories. And did we mention you can mine their BadCoin on your granny’s computer … listen up! 

Mandy Shemuvalula: Youth is Not Wasted on the Young

Reading Time: 8 minutes That old saying about youth being wasted on the young has never had more relevance than it does right now. Mandy Shemuvalula’s hectic race to take on the world’s youth highlights the main impediments to young people getting ahead in business – too many old farts blocking their way. You have been warned. If you are of an ageist bent then this article is not for you. (hint, check out if you are a youth or old fogie in paragraph three).

“No one learned their lesson after the last crash” and “It’s all fake news”

Reading Time: 2 minutes These were some of the headlines running in the mainstream media following the resurgence of the cryptocurrency markets. An article by Sebastian Sinclair in Coinbase picked out some choice commentary from the titles above down to ‘it is only an April Fool’s joke.’ How we wish they would start commenting sensibly on this sector. We don’t want mainstream media to shill the projects but we would like some rational commentary please.

Jordan Gitterman – Taking on World Hunger and Global Parity Valuation with the Power of Blockchain

Reading Time: 6 minutes Jordan Gitterman spoke to Blockleaders’ Demi Oye about his past in real estate, oil and gas, and how reading Virginia Robertson’s “Information Currency: The New Green” triggered his interest in blockchain and misnomers of valuation he had witnessed. The Old Economy is gone and the New Economy is here, defined […]

Morgan Pierce: Firestarter

Reading Time: 7 minutes Morgan Pierce, blockchain evangelist and educator, spoke to Blockleaders’ Nicola Doyle about the shift towards Bitcoin, the need for clarification in times of uncertainty, and her role as translator between technology and humanity. Follow her journey from the US to Europe and traditional finance to crypto. Having lived in Ireland for […]

Emal Safi: The Diamond Heist

Reading Time: 4 minutes Emal Safi has perhaps been a treasure hunter all his life. From diamonds to hunting for crypto through gaming, he talks to Jillian from Blockleaders about why blockchain and why now. Emal Safi has been a fan of technology from a very early age. “My whole life,” he says. As […]