About the episode
BlockTower Capital Founder and CIO Ari Paul joins Kevin to discuss the crypto cycles of bull and bear markets, the potential for a DeFi collapse, why you should avoid a crypto index fund or ETF, and a new cryptocurrency called MobileCoin, which aims to power all mobile payments.
About our guest
Links from the episode
While people aren’t generally going to stake their life savings on risks they don’t understand, there’s a lot of “play money” being thrown around in the crypto space right now with unpredictable results.[14:14]
If all of this seems complicated, don’t feel bad. Ari’s a financial professional and the Swiss WIR system (around since the 1930s) is still largely a mystery to him. Still, he knows he can trust it without needing to understand its intricacies — it’s the Lindy effect in action, and this is how DeFi will become trusted as it withstands the test of time.[14:58]
Featured EpisodesView all episodes
Kevin is joined by Solana CEO Anatoly Yakovenko to talk about the latest advancements of the Solona blockchain. They discuss the development doors opened with lighting fast L1 blockchains like Solana in the finance world, the implications of Neon Labs’ deployment of a cross-chain Ethereum virtual Machine on Solana, and purpose-built hardware development — specifically for blockchains. And, of course, Kevin dives into NFTs on the Solana Blockchain.
Alchemix co-founder Scoopy Trooples joins Kevin to discuss how Alchemix provides highly flexible instant loans that repay themselves over time without liquidation risk using decentralized smart contracts on the Ethereum network.
Anthony "Pomp" Pompliano of The Pomp Podcast and The Pomp Letter fame joins Kevin to dig into a treasure trove of crypto and investing know-how.