This Week in Crypto

This Week in Crypto

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Interviews with builders of Web 3.0 applications. Learn about the latest in blockchain, smart contracts, decentralized finance, liquidity, and crypto assets. Our podcast is 100% ad-free, please consider supporting us by subscribing anywhere you listen.
2019 Crypto Tax Filing And What You Should Know
TokenTax reports cryptocurrency capital gains and income taxes and supports over 30 exchanges. TokenTax provides a global perspective on crypto tax regulations as well as common practices for U.S. taxpayers. Zac McClure, co-founder of TokenTax, will join us to discuss the implications of taxes on cryptocurrency. Subscribe to our newsletter πŸ‘‰ here.
Mar 11, 2020
42 min
Celer Network Off-Chain Layer-2 Scaling And State Channels
Celer Network is a leading layer-2 scaling platform that enables fast, easy and secure off-chain transactions for not only payment transactions, but also generalized off-chain smart contracts. πŸ“§ Read the full story πŸ“– Sign up for our newsletter 🐣 Follow us on Twitter
Mar 2, 2020
37 min
SKALE Blockchain Smart Contract Scaling
SKALE Labs is a blockchain scalability platform that provides high-speed consensus and empowers dApps to run smart contracts. SKALE acts as a middle-ware layer which provides high-speed consensus and empowers dApps to run smart contracts at the rate of millions per second on platforms such as Ethereum, EOS, and other Smart Contract Blockchain platforms. πŸ“§ Read the full story πŸ“– Sign up for our newsletter 🐣 Follow us on Twitter
Feb 27, 2020
31 min
P2P Trading, Atomic Swaps, and Node Operators with RADAR
RADAR is building products for access to financial infrastructure. Its REDSHIFT product bridges payments between the Bitcoin Lightning Network and Ethereum. They've also built ION, which services to educate and onboard users to the Lightning Network. Their latest project, DEPLOY is a node operations platform that helps developers spin up and maintain blockchain infrastructure. RELAY is a peer-to-peer trading platform built on the 0x protocol. πŸ“§ Read the full story πŸ“– Sign up for our newsletter 🐣 Follow us on Twitter
Feb 25, 2020
48 min
3Box Shared Backend Platform For Web3 Applications
3Box is an open-source data storage solution for web3 that allows end-users to manage their public and private information on the decentralized web. 3Box CEO Michael Sena joins me to discuss blockchain identity, decentralized storage, and enabling applications with zero backends. πŸ“§ Read the full story πŸ“– Sign up for our newsletter 🐣 Follow us on Twitter
Feb 23, 2020
36 min
Aave Flash Loans And Lending Protocol
Aave is an open-source and non-custodial protocol to earn interest on deposits and borrow assets with a variable or stable interest rate. Aave Founder Stani Kulechov joins us to discuss the Aave lending protocol, risk assessment framework, and flash loans. πŸ“§ Read the full story πŸ“– Sign up for our newsletter 🐣 Follow us on Twitter
Feb 21, 2020
48 min
Gasless Ethereum Transactions With Biconomy Relayer Network
Biconomy is a relayer infrastructure network and transaction platform enabling developers to build applications easily and reduce the friction between your applications built on the blockchain and your end-users. πŸ“§ Read the full story πŸ“– Sign up for our newsletter 🐣 Follow us on Twitter
Feb 20, 2020
31 min
Orchid Decentralized VPNs And Following The White Rabbit
Orchid is building open source tools for custom VPN configurations and privacy services. CEO Steven Waterhouse talks about the vulnerabilities of today’s VPNs, the purpose of OXT, and shares his experience with being SIM swapped. πŸ“§ Read the full story πŸ“– Sign up for our newsletter 🐣 Follow us on Twitter
Feb 19, 2020
30 min
Kyber Network On-Chain Token Swaps And Decentralized Liquidity Pool
Kyber Network is an Ethereum-based protocol that allows for the instant exchange and conversion of digital assets and cryptocurrencies with high liquidity. It’s similar to the 0x project but instead performs all its actions on the blockchain. Deniz Omer, Head of Growth at Kyber Network, joins us to discuss decentralized liquidity, challenges of decentralized exchanges and his thoughts on the recent bZx exploit that resulted in a loss of roughly $350k. πŸ“§ Read the full story πŸ“– Sign up for our newsletter 🐣 Follow us on Twitter
Feb 17, 2020
27 min
Rise of the DAO’s with James Duncan
James Duncan is the co-founder at Abridged, a toolkit for rapid blockchain application development. Previously, James worked at the Ethereum Foundation, managing a multimillion-dollar grant budget that funded projects like Gitcoin, Uniswap, and DappNode. In this week’s episode, we discuss the history of DAOs, DAO structures, and uses for DAOs in a regulated environment. Show Links Vitalik on β€œDAC” in 2013 MolochDAO Signal DAO Abridged on Gitcoin Newsletter πŸ‘‰ https://mota.fm/sub
Feb 8, 2020
45 min
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