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Celsius (CEL) with CEO Alex Mashinsky

Here I interview Alex Mashinsky and Nuke Goldstein of Celsius Network. Disclosure: I am an advisor to Celsius. Celsius (CEL) is a simple way to earn interest on Bitcoin, Ether and many other popular cryptocurrencies. It features a simple mobile app. For those folks for whom self-custody is too complicated and DeFi is too complicated,…

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DeFi Synthetic Assets with UMA Protocol

UMA allows for the creation of synthetic assets. This requires a price to move from off-chain to on-chain which is of course the Oracle problem. UMA embeds a novel form of oracle that only needs to be consulted during a dispute, for example during a liquidation event. Prices are pushed on chain during disputes. As…

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DeFi: The Graph Protocol: $GRP Decentralized blockchain data query

Today on MikoBits I interview Tegan Kline of The Graph protocol. 1:38 How did you get into Blockchain? 2:23 What is The Graph? 3:39 Graph Traction Metrics 4:49 How are DeFi projects using The Graph? 5:52 What kinds of Applications? 6:16 How DeFi supercharged The Graph 7:55 GRP. is an ERC-20 8:43 Tegan on DeFi…

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DeFi lending with AAVE (LEND) CEO Stani

Interview with Stani from AAVE the LEND protocol! One of the absolutely meteoric DeFi protocols, the original ETH Lend group has a rampaging hit on their hands with AAVE. We discuss the exciting protocol and about DeFi lending in general.

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Blockchain Gaming Amy Wan, CEO of Bling

Meet Amy Wan, successful blockchain gaming startup CEO. Amy is a first-time CEO who has led her company, originally called “Sagewise’ through a pivot and through COVID19 to an incredibly successful game and financial services pivot resulting in 2.5M registered users and a profitable company based on mobile games, loyalty and rewards via Bitcoin please…

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Blockchain VC Thesis Investing

In this episode of the MikoBits show I interview Christian from Sustany Capital. Christian is a very disciplined and scientific “thesis investor” and he is constantly building his perspectives from first principles. We have a wide ranging discussion about venture capital and blockchain and areas which seem investable and fruitful vs areas that do not…

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DeFi Oracles with Tellor (TRB)

Interview with Nick Fett CTO of Tellor.io a DeFi Oracle. We talk about macroeconomics at the start so if you want to jump right into the meat click here: Nick was originally building a Derivatives exchange but required an Oracle. He started building Tellor because he was not happy with any of the other oracle…

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How to Secure Bitcoin Custody? Interview with Qredo

Today on the MikoBits show, I’m interviewing Brian Spector, founder of Qredo, a brilliant product designer, cryptographer and cybersecurity expert since working with RSA in 1995 and on through a brilliant career in cybersecurity and cryptography since then. https://www.linkedin.com/in/brianspector/ Satoshi Nakamoto opened his famous Bitcoin White Paper like this: “A purely peer-to-peer version of electronic…

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DeFi Beginner’s Guide with Tom Howard

DeFi expert Tom Howard helps us all understand Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Links: https://metamask.io/ important Web Browser extension wallet for DeFi applications https://www.facebook.com/groups/joindefi/ DeFi Nation Facebook http://joindefination.com DeFi Nation web site https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCL6pbs7b_aBcHEKhCMOiTLA YouTube Channel https://oasis.app/ The OASIS APP where you can start with Maker DAI and MakerDAO Video Index: 1 What is Mosendo https://youtu.be/BSZZEvZG1pg?t=134 2 Where…

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DeFi Dashboard with Zapper.fi

We speak with Nodar Janashia who is the CEO and founder of Zapper which simplifies Yield Farming. So we discuss yield farming in DeFi with Nodar. Ever since Compund Finance launched their governance token COMP “If you don’t understand where the yield is coming from in DeFi Yield Farming, it’s coming from YOU” Nodar’s perspective…