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144 Insights NFTs defined ▶ 144. Insights: NFTs defined
144. Insights: NFTs defined

Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back to discuss all things NFTs. In this Insights episode, Simon and Cuy aim to break NFTs down: what are they, how do they work, what can you do with them, what are ...

143 News Why Visa bought a CryptoPunk ▶ 143. News: Why Visa bought a CryptoPunk
143. News: Why Visa bought a CryptoPunk

Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain and Crypto, kicking off with a big announcement from Visa that we dive into and ask Cuy all t ...

142 Insights DeFi defined ▶ 142. Insights: DeFi, defined.
142. Insights: DeFi, defined.

Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back to discuss all things decentralized finance. In this insights episode, Simon and Cuy aim to break DeFi down: what is it, how does it work, what can you do with ...

141 News Is USDC now rivalling Tether ▶ 141. News: Is USDC now rivalling Tether?
141. News: Is USDC now rivalling Tether?

Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto including:FTX Crypto Exchange Valued at $18B in $900M Funding Round 2:12V ...

140 Insights Stablecoins and CBDCs expla ▶ 140. Insights: Stablecoins and CBDCs explained
140. Insights: Stablecoins and CBDCs explained

Simon Taylor is back with a new co-host, Cuy Sheffield, Head of Crypto at Visa, to discuss all things stablecoins. In this insight episode, Simon and Cuy aim to start at the very beginning, and dive d ...

Insights Why does crypto matter First pu ▶ Insights: Why does crypto matter? (First published on Fintech Insider
Insights: Why does crypto matter? (First published on Fintech Insider

Our expert host, Simon Taylor, is joined by a great panel of guests to talk about all things crypto. In the first part of the show, we want to take a look at just how far we’ve come. How far the crypt ...

139 Interviews Yuval Rooz CEO of Digital ▶ 139. Interviews: Yuval Rooz, CEO of Digital Asset & a special announc
139. Interviews: Yuval Rooz, CEO of Digital Asset & a special announc

In a special episode of Blockchain Insider, Simon Taylor is in conversation with Yuval Rooz, CEO of fintech company Digital Asset. Yuval became CEO of the fintech company in 2019 and since then has sh ...

138 Bitcoin halvening approaches as Chin ▶ 138. Bitcoin halvening approaches as China and Libra battle for supre
138. Bitcoin halvening approaches as China and Libra battle for supre

Simon Taylor is back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and crypto. Of course, he is not alone, and in this episode, Simon is joined in the studio by:Garrick H ...

137 Can central banks kill crypto ▶ 137. Can central banks kill crypto?
137. Can central banks kill crypto?

Simon Taylor is back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and crypto. Of course, he is not alone, and in this episode, Simon is joined remotely by Blockchain Ins ...

136 Central bank digital currencies in t ▶ 136. Central bank digital currencies in the age of coronavirus
136. Central bank digital currencies in the age of coronavirus

Simon Taylor is back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and crypto. Of course, he is not alone, and in this episode, Simon is joined in the studio by:Richard C ...

Technical difficulties well be back next ▶ Technical difficulties - we'll be back next week!
Technical difficulties - we'll be back next week!

We've had some technical difficulties with remote recording and unfortunately, that means no new episode this week. Fear not, as we're back next week and the week after with more of the latest and gre ...

135 Crypto vs cash as a safe haven as ma ▶ 135. Crypto vs cash as a safe haven as markets react to coronavirus
135. Crypto vs cash as a safe haven as markets react to coronavirus

Simon Taylor is back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and crypto. Of course, he is not alone, and in this episode, Simon is joined remotely by Blockchain Ins ...

134 Shopify joins Libra and the first US ▶ 134. Shopify joins Libra and the first US crypto bank announced
134. Shopify joins Libra and the first US crypto bank announced

Simon Taylor is back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and crypto. Of course, he is not alone, and in this episode, Simon is joined in the studio by Matthew P ...

133 The great bZx DeFi exploit ▶ 133. The great bZx DeFi exploit
133. The great bZx DeFi exploit

Simon Taylor is in the hosting seat this week to talk all things blockchain, Bitcoin and crypto. Of course, he is not alone, and in this episode, Simon is joined by:Ed Cooper - Head of Crypto at Revol ...

132 Central bank digital currencies are ▶ 132. Central bank digital currencies are so hot right now
132. Central bank digital currencies are so hot right now

Simon Taylor is back this week to talk all things blockchain, Bitcoin and crypto. This week, with a special focus on central bank digital currencies, Simon was joined in the studio by Eric Van der Kle ...

131 The digital dollar ▶ 131. The digital dollar
131. The digital dollar

Simon Taylor is back this week to talk all things blockchain, Bitcoin and crypto. This week he was joined in the studio by Paolo Ardoino, CTO at Bitfinex and Abbas Ali, Head of Digital Identity at R3. ...

130 Crypto MA Telegrams Terrible 2020 ▶ 130. Crypto M&A & Telegram's Terrible 2020
130. Crypto M&A & Telegram's Terrible 2020

Simon Taylor is in the hosting seat once again and is joined this week by a returning guest. Joining Simon to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto is Oliver Von La ...

129 Top 10 Blockchain and Crypto Predict ▶ 129. Top 10 Blockchain and Crypto Predictions
129. Top 10 Blockchain and Crypto Predictions

In this Blockchain Insider predictions show Simon Taylor is joined by Mike Dudas, CEO and founder of The Block. To kick things off, the pair take a look back at last year's predictions. Some worked ou ...

128 Has crypto grown up ▶ 128: Has crypto grown up?
128: Has crypto grown up?

In this episode, we’re going to give you some exclusive content that we’ve selfishly kept all to ourselves. From this year's Money20/20 we’ve got an awesome panel on the state of crypto and whether or ...

127 Vampire crypto squids ▶ 127. Vampire crypto squids
127. Vampire crypto squids

Simon Taylor is on hosting duties again this week and is joined by returning guest Matthew Pollard to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto including:The European C ...

126 Are banks banking on crypto in 2020 ▶ 126: Are banks banking on crypto in 2020?
126: Are banks banking on crypto in 2020?

Simon Taylor is back in the hosting seat again and this week he's joined by returning guest Aman Kohli, CTO of Banking & Capital Markets UKI at DXC. Together they talk about the latest news in blockch ...

125 Jamie Bartlett Still searching for t ▶ 125. Jamie Bartlett: Still searching for the Missing Cryptoqueen
125. Jamie Bartlett: Still searching for the Missing Cryptoqueen

Simon Taylor is back this week and is joined by Jamie Bartlett, the author of The Dark Net, People vs Tech, and Radicals Chasing Utopia, and now the brains (and voice!) behind the hottest new podcast ...

124 Venture Bingo Cryptomaximalists ▶ 124. Venture Bingo & Cryptomaximalists
124. Venture Bingo & Cryptomaximalists

Simon Taylor is hosting again and this week he's joined by returning guest Lex Sokolin, Global Fintech Co-Head at Consensys. Together they talk about the latest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto ...

123 Bitcoin or britcoin ▶ 123. Bitcoin or britcoin?
123. Bitcoin or britcoin?

Simon Taylor is back in the hosting seat to talk about the latest developments in blockchain, Bitcoin and crypto. Of course, he is not alone! This week Simon is joined by returning guest Aman Kohli, C ...

122 ETH 20 Bitcoin the asset blockchain ▶ 122. ETH 2.0, Bitcoin the asset & blockchain for banking
122. ETH 2.0, Bitcoin the asset & blockchain for banking

Simon Taylor hosts this week with some amazing returning guests:Richard Crook - Director of Lab577 Vinay Gupta - CEO of Mattereum Together they talk about the latest in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto ...

121 Central banks have fomo ▶ 121. Central banks have fomo
121. Central banks have fomo

Simon Taylor is back this week and still coming to you from New York! Of course he is not alone but joined by some fantastic guests Sandra Ro, CEO Global Blockchain Business CouncilEmin Gün Sirer, CEO ...

120 China takes a swing at libra ▶ 120. China takes a swing at libra
120. China takes a swing at libra

Simon Taylor and Will White are coming to you from New York this week, and of course they is not alone but joined by some amazing guests:Amber Baldet, Co-founder at Clovyr (pronounced Clover)Mike Duda ...

119 Has Bitcoin failed Is Libra loosing ▶ 119. Has Bitcoin failed? Is Libra loosing?
119. Has Bitcoin failed? Is Libra loosing?

Simon Taylor is away this week, but Pet Berisha hosts this episode in his place! Of course he is not alone, but joined by some fantastic guests:Aman Kohli, CTO Banking & Cap Markets @ DXCOliver von La ...

118 Libra has to exist ▶ 118. Libra has to exist!
118. Libra has to exist!

Simon Taylor back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto, and of course he is not alone but joined by some awesome guests:David Nicol - Head of Digital ...

117 Blocking Libra left and right ▶ 117. Blocking Libra left and right
117. Blocking Libra left and right

Simon Taylor is back in the hosting seat this week and he is joined by Catherine Rutter from R3 to talk about the latest and greatest news in Blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto including:Coinbase, Kraken ...

116 Blockchain as an excuse ▶ 116. Blockchain as an excuse
116. Blockchain as an excuse

Simon Taylor is back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto including:Block.one agrees to pay $24M penalty for unregistered EOS ICO (01:32)Swiss Stock E ...

115 Bakkt to reality ▶ 115. Bakkt to reality
115. Bakkt to reality

Simon Taylor is joined by some awesome guests, coming to you straight from Sibos in London! Our brilliant panel of guests include:Todd McDonald, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of R3Lex Sokolin, ...

113 Why do regulators hate libra ▶ 113. Why do regulators hate libra?
113. Why do regulators hate libra?

Simon Taylor is back in the hosting seat this to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto. As always, he is not alone but joined by returning friend of the show Noelle ...

113 What is the value in bitcoin ▶ 113. What is the value in bitcoin?
113. What is the value in bitcoin?

Simon Taylor is back in the hot seat this week and is joined by Tim Swanson to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto including:Venture Capital Stalwart Fights US Cr ...

112 Should crypto stay decentralised ▶ 112. Should crypto stay decentralised?
112. Should crypto stay decentralised?

Producer Pet, 11:FS Senior consultant Will White and DXC's Aman Kholi are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto including:Telegram Pushes Ahead Wi ...

111 Crypto banks ▶ 111. Crypto banks
111. Crypto banks

Sara Feenan is in the hosting seat this week as Simon Taylor is getting married! Congratulations Simon! Of course, she is not alone but joined by returning guest David Nicol, digital asset lead at R3! ...

110 Crypto doesnt sit still ▶ 110. Crypto doesn't sit still
110. Crypto doesn't sit still

Simon Taylor is back this week, and he is joined by returning guest Isabel Woodford, reporter at The Block, to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, bitcoin and crypto. Our stories in ...

109 Not crypto but cryptography ▶ 109. Not crypto, but cryptography
109. Not crypto, but cryptography

On today's episode, Simon Taylor is joined by Anthoney Macey, Head of Emerging Tech at Barclays to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto including:Allianz's payment ...

108 Whos Been Using Bitcoin ▶ 108. Who's Been Using Bitcoin?
108. Who's Been Using Bitcoin?

On today's episode, Simon Taylor is joined by some great guests to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and crypto. Today's guests include:Teana Baker-Taylor, Executive Direc ...

107 Libra causing a regulatory Ripple ▶ 107. Libra causing a regulatory Ripple
107. Libra causing a regulatory Ripple

Simon and Colin are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, including:Could China Rival Facebook’s Libra? (0:58)The IRS are Coming for your Crypto (7:43)Ripple’s Open ...

106 Libra The downfall of western civili ▶ 106. Libra: The downfall of western civilisation?
106. Libra: The downfall of western civilisation?

Simon and Colin are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain!First up, Simon and Colin discuss David Marcus' Senate plea. Colin explains why his 3 biggest takeaways from ...

105 Donald Trump hates Libraand Bitcoin ▶ 105. Donald Trump hates Libra......and Bitcoin
105. Donald Trump hates Libra......and Bitcoin

Simon and Colin are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain!First up, the pair take a look at an article about a draft discussion bill titled Keep Big Tech Out of Fina ...

104 Banks Tezos Tokens ▶ 104. Banks, Tezos & Tokens
104. Banks, Tezos & Tokens

Simon and Colin are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, including: Brazilian bank, Tezos and $1 Billion, IBM tries to make paper the past, and Swiss STO's!First up ...

103 Tetherylicious Bitcoin ▶ 103. Tethery’licious Bitcoin
103. Tethery’licious Bitcoin

Simon and Colin are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, including: Libra fallout continues, Polkadot and tethery’licious volume!First up, we take a look at how cen ...

102 Libra The banks are shing themselves ▶ 102. Libra: The banks are sh***ing themselves
102. Libra: The banks are sh***ing themselves

Colin and Simon are back this week with some brilliant stories for you! First up, we take a look at libra, libra and even more libra! We discussed it last week, but it really is all crypto twitter is ...

101 Libra Facebooks world domination ▶ 101. Libra: Facebook's world domination
101. Libra: Facebook's world domination

In today's episode, Simon and Sarah are joined by a host of brilliant guests and friends of the show, to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, which this week largely involves Faceboo ...

Bonus Sir Geoffrey Vos Chancellor of the ▶ Bonus: Sir Geoffrey Vos, Chancellor of the High Court
Bonus: Sir Geoffrey Vos, Chancellor of the High Court

In this bonus episode, we bring you an interview with the Chancellor of The High Court, Sir Geoffrey Vos, to hear his views on the current state of English law and blockchain technologies. Is there a ...

100 Live Bitcoin not just for Lamborghin ▶ 100. Live: Bitcoin - not just for Lamborghinis!
100. Live: Bitcoin - not just for Lamborghinis!

We are turning 100 episodes old! In this live episode, Simon and Colin are joined by a host of brilliant guests to talk about the last 99 episodes and topics including ICOs, STOs, PTKs, Regulation, Bi ...

Live from Money2020 Why tokens might be ▶ Live from Money20/20: Why tokens might be the future of finance
Live from Money20/20: Why tokens might be the future of finance

In today's bonus episode Simon joined by a host of brilliant guests directly from the stage at Money20/20, including:Matthew Pollard, Founder ArchaxSandra Ro, CEO, CBBCLasse Meholm, Head of Blockchain ...

99 Blockchain for mashed potatoes ▶ 99. Blockchain for mashed potatoes
99. Blockchain for mashed potatoes

Colin and Simon are back this week with some brilliant stories for you! First up, Facebook do a thing, Facebook do a coin! We take a look at Facebook's announcement to launch global coin by 2020. They ...

98 Do the crime do the time ▶ 98. Do the crime, do the time
98. Do the crime, do the time

Colin is nowhere to be seen today, but luckily Simon is joined by Blockchain Insider favourite Sarah Feenan! First up, JPMorgan says the bitcoin price has jumped beyond its intrinsic value! JPMorgan s ...

97 Democratization of Bagholding ▶ 97. Democratization of Bagholding
97. Democratization of Bagholding

Simon Taylor is back in the hosting seat and is as always joined by Colin Platt all the way from sunny France!First up, Nordea launches a blockchain-based trading platform for SMEs. The new offering i ...

96 Like FUD off a ducks back ▶ 96. Like FUD off a duck's back
96. Like FUD off a duck's back

Colin and Sara are joined by a host of brilliant guests this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, including:Aman Kohli, CTO of Banking and Cap markets UKI at DXC TechnologyIs ...

95 Curated scavenger hunts ▶ 95. Curated scavenger hunts
95. Curated scavenger hunts

Simon and Colin are here this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain.First up, we take a look at banking culture hindering blockchain adoption. Emmanuel Aidoo, the head of digit ...

94 Binance gets Dexy ▶ 94. Binance gets Dex’y
94. Binance gets Dex’y

Simon and Colin are here (well Simon is, Colin's still in a field) to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain this week.First up, we take a look at Societe Generale issuing the first cov ...

93 No such thing as a private blockchain ▶ 93. No such thing as a private blockchain
93. No such thing as a private blockchain

Simon and Colin are here this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain.First up, we take a look at Blockstack Files With SEC to Raise $50 Million in Reg-A+ Crypto Token Sale. Bloc ...

92 The richest man in the world ▶ 92. The richest man in the world
92. The richest man in the world

Simon and Colin are joined by a host of brilliant guests this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, including:Teana Baker-Taylor, Executive Director at GDFTodd McDonald, Co-Fo ...

91 The great wealth transfer ▶ 91. The great wealth transfer
91. The great wealth transfer

Simon is in Singapore this week but he's not alone. He's joined by Antony Lewis, Director Digital Assets at R3 to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain.First up, we take a look at Goog ...

90 The real bitcoin market ▶ 90. The 'real' bitcoin market
90. The 'real' bitcoin market

Sara is joined by Tim Swanson, Founder and Director of Research at Post Oak Labs, this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain.First up, we take a look at Bitwise ETF filing - Th ...

89 Checkmate ▶ 89. Checkmate
89. Checkmate

Colin and Simon are here in the studio to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, including:First up, we take a look at Binance Coin. The pair talk about why the cost has gone up so muc ...

88 Fire emoji ▶ 88. Fire emoji
88. Fire emoji

Colin is joined by a host of brilliant guests this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, including:Michael Coletta, Lead blockchain architect, LSEGStefan Loesch, Managing Part ...

Bonus Omaha blockchain summit ▶ Bonus: Omaha blockchain summit
Bonus: Omaha blockchain summit

Today we have a very special bonus episode of Blockchain Insider for you, from the Omaha blockchain summit we have a rare chance to get some real leaders in the field all together in the same room to ...

87 Forked off ▶ 87. Forked off
87. Forked off

Simon and Colin are joined by Antony Lewis, Director of Research, Cash & CBDC Strategy at R3.First up, Thailand has now approved a total of 4 cryptocurrencies. But the regulator has made clear that ap ...

86 Too legit to quit ▶ 86. Too legit to quit
86. Too legit to quit

Simon and Colin are in the studio, together again. First up, Brazil's BTG Pactual is the latest bank to embrace crypto assets. Colin explains how the biggest sole investment bank in Brazil have been m ...

85 JP Morgan do a coin ▶ 85. JP Morgan do a coin
85. JP Morgan do a coin

Simon's in the studio joined by 11:FS Head of Delivery Adam Davis and David Nicol, Digital Assets at R3. First up, JPM Coin (01:12).You may have noticed that we're focusing pretty hard on this story b ...

Bonus The future of interoperability ▶ Bonus: The future of interoperability
Bonus: The future of interoperability

Simon and Sara are at the ION Hackathon. The hackathon's all about interoperability and the general interoperability framework. It's not just about Ethereum to Ethereum, which is what Clearmatics is w ...

84 Does anyone need a blockchain ▶ 84. Does anyone need a blockchain?
84. Does anyone need a blockchain?

Simon's in the studio joined by Colin who's finally left his field. But they're not alone. Sara Feenan, Business Development Manager at Clearmatics, Anthony Macey Blockchain/DLT at Barclays and Ville ...

83 Custody is still everything ▶ 83. Custody is still everything
83. Custody is still everything

Simon's back in the studio, Colin's standing near a field. And they're ready to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain.Crypto Exchange Kraken Raises $100m, Acquires london Futures Firm ...

82 Everyones Warren Buffet in a Bull Mar ▶ 82. Everyone’s Warren Buffet in a Bull Market
82. Everyone’s Warren Buffet in a Bull Market

Simon's back in the studio joined by a very distant Colin to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain.Chat App Kik Says It Will Fight SEC Over Possible ICO Action 01:36Galaxy S10 Leak Sug ...

81 The Best Anti blockchain Blockchain i ▶ 81. The Best Anti-blockchain Blockchain idea
81. The Best Anti-blockchain Blockchain idea

Simon's back in the studio joined by a very distant Colin to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain.Core Ethereum devs push Constantinople upgrade out 6 weeks; ProgPoW decision put on h ...

80 The Value of Bitcoin ▶ 80. The Value of Bitcoin
80. The Value of Bitcoin

Colin and Sara are back in the studio joined by guests: Anthony Macey, Blockchain/DLT Lead at Barclays, Teana Baker-Taylor, Board Member at GDF and David Nicol, Digital Assets at R3.First up, Greenspa ...

Ep 79 Regulating Treadmill ▶ Ep. 79. Regulating Treadmill
Ep. 79. Regulating Treadmill

Simon's in the studio joined from a field by Colin. First up, Crypto’s 2019 goal: Technology people can use 02:01 (bi.11fs.com/82?t=121)7 legal questions that will define blockchain in 2019 06:57 (bi. ...

Ep 78 Blockchain and Crypto Predictions ▶ Ep. 78. Blockchain and Crypto Predictions 2019
Ep. 78. Blockchain and Crypto Predictions 2019

Far from a field, Simon and Colin are in the studio talking about what they think's going to happen around blockchain in 2019.First off, we take a look at some of the predictions from last year. Some ...

Bonus Blooper Reel 2018 ▶ Bonus: Blooper Reel 2018
Bonus: Blooper Reel 2018

Happy New Year's Eve to all of our listeners. To give you one last blockchain laugh before the end of the year we've got a quick collection of the stumbles, fumbles and absurdly mispronounced names fr ...

Ep 77 Custody is Everything ▶ Ep. 77. Custody is Everything
Ep. 77. Custody is Everything

Simon's in the studio with Teana Baker-Taylor of GDF and John Detrixhe, Future of Finance Reporter at Quartz.First up, Mike Novogratz Explains Why He’s Still All-In on Crypto. We look at what’s next f ...

Ep 76 Vitalik Buterin ▶ Ep. 76. Vitalik Buterin
Ep. 76. Vitalik Buterin

Simon's in the studio...and Colin's coming to us from a field. In our first interview from our new offices in Devonshire Square we're talking to Vitalik Buterin about blockchain and Ethereum. We dive ...

Ep 75 Breaks the laws of the universe ▶ Ep. 75. Breaks the laws of the universe
Ep. 75. Breaks the laws of the universe

Simon's in the studio with Anthony Macey at our brand new offices in Devonshire Square.First up, Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled pay SEC cryptocurrency penalties. The US financial regulator said the me ...

Ep 74 Enterprise grade toddlers ▶ Ep. 74. Enterprise-grade toddlers
Ep. 74. Enterprise-grade toddlers

Simon's in the studio with Sara Feenan.First up, Bitfinex Raises Fiat Withdrawal Fee, New Hardware Wallet Announced. The Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange now charges at least $60/€60, or 0.1 pe ...

Ep 73 The SEC wont let crypto be ▶ Ep. 73. The SEC won't let crypto be
Ep. 73. The SEC won't let crypto be

Simon's in the studio with Adi Ben Ari, Founder of Applied Blockchain.First up, the SEC settles Securities Registration charges against 2 ICO startups. The SEC’s announcement centred on two firms: Car ...

Ep 72 The code you write has consequence ▶ Ep. 72. The code you write has consequences
Ep. 72. The code you write has consequences

Simon's in the studio with Teana Baker-Taylor from the GDF and Patrick Mang, Innovation Lead for Global Markets at HSBC.First up, China Lifts Bitcoin Ban; Individuals and Businesses Can Now Own Crypto ...

Ep 71 Initiative Q who ▶ Ep. 71. Initiative Q who?
Ep. 71. Initiative Q who?

Simon and Colin are in the studio with Alex Batlin, Founder and CEO of Trustology.First up, Bitcoin turns 10. Halloween 2008 Bitcoin was born, although it wasn't traded until a couple of years later w ...

Ep 70 Panel featuring Brent McIntosh fro ▶ Ep. 70. Panel featuring Brent McIntosh from US Treasury and an interv
Ep. 70. Panel featuring Brent McIntosh from US Treasury and an interv

Live from Money20/20 USA, we start this episode with an in-depth interview with Marco Santori on where the crypto industry is right now.We also have a panel on the relationship between crypto investor ...

Ep 69 Beanie baby traders ▶ Ep. 69. Beanie baby traders
Ep. 69. Beanie baby traders

Sara is in the studio with Noelle Acheson, Editor at Coindesk, Vinay Gupta, CEO at Mattereum, Teana Baker-Taylor, on the Advisory Board at GDF.First up, Two-thirds fail cryptocurrency agents exam. Und ...

Ep 68 Tether the unstable coin plus a fi ▶ Ep. 68. Tether the unstable coin plus a fireside chat with Blythe Mas
Ep. 68. Tether the unstable coin plus a fireside chat with Blythe Mas

Simon and Sara are in the studio with Hugh Karp, Founder of Nexus Mutual.First up, Fidelity launches company to facilitate crypto trading. Fidelity has launched a company to facilitate cryptocurrency ...

Ep 67 The CEO of Binance is so hot right ▶ Ep. 67. The CEO of Binance is [so] hot right now
Ep. 67. The CEO of Binance is [so] hot right now

Simon's in the studio with Joon Ian Wong, Managing Director for Europe and Asia at Coindesk, Claire Wells, Director of Legal & Business Affairs EMEA at Circle, and Aman Kohli, CTO of Financial Service ...

Ep 66 Blockchain Live Interviews featuri ▶ Ep. 66. Blockchain Live: Interviews (featuring Blockchain.com & Choru
Ep. 66. Blockchain Live: Interviews (featuring Blockchain.com & Choru

Today's episode is a little bit different. Simon and Colin interviewed some great guests at Blockchain Live to get an insight into what's happening in blockchain straight from the experts. We speak to ...

Ep 65 Blockchain Live ▶ Ep. 65. Blockchain Live
Ep. 65. Blockchain Live

Simon and Colin are live at the Blockchain Insider stand and sat down with a great guest, Teana Baker-Taylor, CMO at Coinfloor. We also have an exclusive interview with Dan Larimer, CTO of Block.one a ...

Ep 64 Bitcoin Moons in Argentina ▶ Ep. 64. Bitcoin Moons in Argentina
Ep. 64. Bitcoin Moons in Argentina

Colin and Sara are in the studio with Noelle Acheson, Editorial Producer at Coindesk and Tim Swanson, Founder and Director of Research at Post Oak Labs. First up, the group takes a look at a U.S. Judg ...

Bonus Interview with Richard Brown and M ▶ Bonus: Interview with Richard Brown and Mike Hearn at CordaCon
Bonus: Interview with Richard Brown and Mike Hearn at CordaCon

This is an extra special bonus episode of Blockchain Insider as in this interview with Richard Brown, CTO of R3, Simon and Colin talk to him about how they first encountered Bitcoin and the start ofth ...

Ep 63 Chickens on the Blockchain ▶ Ep. 63. Chickens on the Blockchain
Ep. 63. Chickens on the Blockchain

Colin's back in the studio with Simon and they're sat with Ville Sointu, Head of Emerging Technologies at Nordea Bank.First up, the panel takes a look at Coinbase exploring a crypto ETF, and it has so ...

Ep 62 Religiously HODLing ▶ Ep. 62. Religiously HODLing
Ep. 62. Religiously HODLing

Sara is with Olivia Vinden, Director at Alpha FMC, Obi Nwosu, CEO and Founder of Coinfloor, and Richard Burton, CEO and founder of Balance Software.First up the panel looks at a16z back blockchain pro ...

Ep 61 FOMO is Not an Investment Strategy ▶ Ep. 61. FOMO is Not an Investment Strategy
Ep. 61. FOMO is Not an Investment Strategy

Simon and Sara are with Aman Kohli, CTO of Financial Services and Insurance Practice at Microsoft and Ryan Radloff, CEO at Coinshares.First up the panel looks at What an SEC Bitcoin ETF rejection revi ...

Ep 60 DLT is faster than your post trade ▶ Ep. 60. DLT is faster than your post trade
Ep. 60. DLT is faster than your post trade

Simon and Sara are with Teana Baker-Taylor CMO of Coinfloor, Michele Curtoni, Director of Digital Assets, Blockchain at State Street, and Alex Hern, Technology Reporter at the Guardian to go over the ...

Ep 59 Why You Should Still Care About To ▶ Ep. 59. Why You Should Still Care About Tokens
Ep. 59. Why You Should Still Care About Tokens

Simon is with Anthony Macey, Martin Bartlam, Partner and International Group Head of Finance & Projects and Fintech Global Co-Chair at DLA Piper, Noelle Acheson, CFA and Editorial Producer at Coindesk ...

Ep 58 Buying Frappuccinos with Bitcoin ▶ Ep. 58. Buying Frappuccinos with Bitcoin
Ep. 58. Buying Frappuccinos with Bitcoin

Simon and Sarah are with Teana Baker-Taylor, CMO at Coinfloor. We also have a great talk with Jeff Bandman, Principal at Bandman advisors, to take us through the biggest story of the week.First up we ...

Ep 57 Assassination Markets WTF ETFs ▶ Ep. 57. Assassination Markets & WTF ETFs
Ep. 57. Assassination Markets & WTF ETFs

Simon's with Noelle Acheson, CFA and Editorial Producer at Coindesk, Vinay Gupta, Founder of Mattereum, and Stephane Malrait, MD Global Head of Market Structure and Innovation for Financial Markets at ...

Ep 56 Is Bitcoin back ▶ Ep. 56. Is Bitcoin back?
Ep. 56. Is Bitcoin back?

Sarah's with Joon Ian Wong Managing Director for Europe and Asia at Coindesk and Aaron Stanley, Strategic Communications Lead at Sweetbridge to talk about the latest news, including:Police Confiscate ...

Ep 55 Unlocking Institutional Capital in ▶ Ep. 55. Unlocking Institutional Capital in Crypto
Ep. 55. Unlocking Institutional Capital in Crypto

Sarah and Sara go through a run down of the latest crypto news including:Blackrock explore bitcoin, Block.one close a strategic investment round’, and will there be Major League Baseball Crypto?We kic ...

Ep 54 Is Crypto Going Mainstream ▶ Ep. 54. Is Crypto Going Mainstream?
Ep. 54. Is Crypto Going Mainstream?

Simon and Sara sit down with Noelle Acheson Coindesk, Editorial Producer and Joon Ian Wong, Coindesk, Managing Director Europe/Asia to discuss the latest blockchain news, including:Todd McDonald had a ...

Ep 53 Is Anyone Doing Decentralisation R ▶ Ep. 53. Is Anyone Doing Decentralisation Right?
Ep. 53. Is Anyone Doing Decentralisation Right?

Sarah and Sara sit down with Maya Kumar, Head of UK & Ireland for Luno to discuss the latest blockchain news, including:EOS & IOTA come under scrutiny, SolarisBank launches Blockchain Factory, and are ...

Ep 52 Cryptowinter is Comingor Not ▶ Ep. 52. Cryptowinter is Coming......or Not?
Ep. 52. Cryptowinter is Coming......or Not?

Sarah sits down with Pete Rizzo, Editor at Coindesk and Anastasia Andrianova, CEO of Akropolis to discuss the latest blockchain news including:Stellar looking to acquire Chain, US Secret Service on An ...

Ep 51 ETH Passes Dowey Test Ripple isnt ▶ Ep. 51. ETH Passes Dowey Test, Ripple isn’t ready and is Bitcoin Un-T
Ep. 51. ETH Passes Dowey Test, Ripple isn’t ready and is Bitcoin Un-T

Simon and Taylor sit down in the WeWork Aldgate offices in London to catch-up and have some very emphatic discussions on the latest blockchain news. Colin also interviews Stephen Palley, Partner at An ...

Ep 50 Amber Baldet Goes Over Clovyr EOS ▶ Ep. 50. Amber Baldet Goes Over Clovyr, EOS Launch Woes, And Ripple Ge
Ep. 50. Amber Baldet Goes Over Clovyr, EOS Launch Woes, And Ripple Ge

Simon sits down with Amber Baldet, CEO and Co-Founder of Clovyr in the 11:FS offices in WeWork Aldgate in London for our landmark 50th episode of Blockchain Insider.We bring you an interview with cryp ...

Ep 49 Live from Money2020 Europe Intervi ▶ Ep 49. Live from Money20/20 Europe: Interviews With Ripple CEO Brad G
Ep 49. Live from Money20/20 Europe: Interviews With Ripple CEO Brad G

We kick things off with the Blockchain portion of our live show from the Arena Stage, by talking cargo on a blockchain! Can companies revolutionise their shipping systems by utilising the technology? ...

Ep 48 Tokenising the World Bitcoin Price ▶ Ep. 48. Tokenising the World, Bitcoin Price Probe and EOS Security Is
Ep. 48. Tokenising the World, Bitcoin Price Probe and EOS Security Is

First up, the US launch a probe into Bitcoin price manipulation (shock). Spoofing and fake buy/sell orders among a flurry of other illegal practices are what the justice department are focusing on. A ...

Ep 47 Circle the Bitcoin Unicorn with R3 ▶ Ep. 47. Circle the Bitcoin Unicorn with R3 CTO Richard Brown
Ep. 47. Circle the Bitcoin Unicorn with R3 CTO Richard Brown

Colin G. Platt is back in our offices talking to Pete Townsend, CEO and Founder of Norio Ventures, and Richard Brown, CTO of our Lead Sponsor for Blockchain Insider, R3.The trio discuss Circle's statu ...

Ep 46 A General Consensus ▶ Ep. 46. A General Consensus
Ep. 46. A General Consensus

Sarah Kocianski sits down with Oscar Williams-Grut, Senior Reporter at Business Insider to discuss Amber Baldet's new startup, HSBC make waves with soybeans, and Citizen Reserves fires tokens at the i ...

Ep 45 Taylor Copeland Lawsuits Send Ripp ▶ Ep. 45. Taylor-Copeland Lawsuits Send Ripples Through XRP’s Security
Ep. 45. Taylor-Copeland Lawsuits Send Ripples Through XRP’s Security

Our hosts take an in-depth look on the most interesting news in blockchain this week. Focusing on: what impact the SEC's decision on Ethereum will have on ICOs, Ripple being sued for security violatio ...

Ep 44 Deutsche Wish Your Profit Was Hot ▶ Ep. 44. Deutsche Wish Your Profit Was Hot Like Binance
Ep. 44. Deutsche Wish Your Profit Was Hot Like Binance

Our hosts take an in-depth look on the most interesting news in blockchain this week. Focusing on: 1 in 5 financial institutions considering cryptocurrency trading, Binance making more than Deutsche B ...

Ep 43 Sexism in Crypto Pornhub takes Ver ▶ Ep. 43. Sexism in Crypto, Pornhub takes Verge, and Binance Denies the
Ep. 43. Sexism in Crypto, Pornhub takes Verge, and Binance Denies the

Our hosts take an in-depth look on the most interesting news in blockchain this week. Focusing on: Cambridge Analytica's virtual currency plans, Pornhub accepting Verge, Binance denying dollar trading ...

Ep 42 Santander Makes Ripples and Charle ▶ Ep. 42. Santander Makes Ripples and Charles Hoskinson Shares His Visi
Ep. 42. Santander Makes Ripples and Charles Hoskinson Shares His Visi

Our hosts take an in-depth look on the most interesting news in blockchain this week. Looking at: Santander's new blockchain-based money transfer service with Ripple, Coinbase acquiring Earn.com, R3's ...

Ep 41 Twitter Blocks Bitcoin Monero Spli ▶ Ep. 41. Twitter Blocks Bitcoin, Monero Splits Opinion & is Ripple a S
Ep. 41. Twitter Blocks Bitcoin, Monero Splits Opinion & is Ripple a S

Bitcoin’s twitter account got hacked, causing yet another Internet-wide discussion on the death of free speech. It split the community and Colin clues us in on why both sides of Bitcoin and BCash thin ...

Ep 40 Dodgy Words from Binance Vitalik B ▶ Ep. 40. Dodgy Words from Binance, Vitalik Buterin Savages Faketoshi a
Ep. 40. Dodgy Words from Binance, Vitalik Buterin Savages Faketoshi a

Binance billionaire Changpeng Zhao makes a few very dodgy statements on a potential exchange that Simon and Sara both agree might be more than a little bit biased.Ethereum falters with the influx of A ...

Ep 39 Coinbase Goes ERC 20 Bitcoins Ligh ▶ Ep. 39. Coinbase Goes ERC-20, Bitcoin’s Lightning Lift Off and Coinfl
Ep. 39. Coinbase Goes ERC-20, Bitcoin’s Lightning Lift Off and Coinfl

Kicking off the show, R3’s CEO declares blockchain a once in a lifetime opportunity for financial markets. New opportunities chased by Deutsche Börse and HQLAx, the finance magnates are looking to bui ...

Ep 38 LIVE Lightning Strikes Bitcoin and ▶ Ep. 38. LIVE: Lightning Strikes Bitcoin and Binance Gets Its DEX on
Ep. 38. LIVE: Lightning Strikes Bitcoin and Binance Gets Its DEX on

Kicking things off on a special live episode, has Bitcoin solved its scaling issues? Lightning Network launches, more than doubling transaction speeds! Colin is keen to explain it all.'Bitcoin investo ...

Ep 37 Sandra Ro Women in Blockchain and ▶ Ep. 37. Sandra Ro, Women in Blockchain and Tracking Crypto Crime
Ep. 37. Sandra Ro, Women in Blockchain and Tracking Crypto Crime

First up, Binance are offering a $250,000 bounty for the arrest of hackers that tried to infiltrate the exchange earlier in March! Is Bitcoin as untraceable as we think? The met police claim that Bitc ...

Ep 36 The Empire Strikes Bitcoin and an ▶ Ep. 36. The Empire Strikes Bitcoin and an Exclusive Interview With Jo
Ep. 36. The Empire Strikes Bitcoin and an Exclusive Interview With Jo

First up, Coinbase is hit with not one but two class action Lawsuits! They've been accused of insider BCash trading and when you look at it's price chart, it doesn't help their case whatsoever...in br ...

Ep 35 Get Bits or Die Tryin and Ripple E ▶ Ep. 35. Get Bits or Die Tryin' and Ripple Explain XRP
Ep. 35. Get Bits or Die Tryin' and Ripple Explain XRP

First up, this week's big news that Circle (backed by none other than Goldman-Sachs) have acquired crypto exchange Poloniex. Is this Wallstreet's 'in' to Crypto? Moving on to some regulatory news, NYC ...

Ep 34 Vitalik drops crypto truth bombs E ▶ Ep. 34. Vitalik drops crypto truth bombs, Ellen explains bitcoin and
Ep. 34. Vitalik drops crypto truth bombs, Ellen explains bitcoin and

First up on today's show from CNBC, the US government is nowhere near regulating Bitcoin. Rob Joyce emphasised the need to better understand the cryptocurrencies and our team discuss how this has been ...

Ep 33 Blythe Masters Interview hacks non ▶ Ep. 33. Blythe Masters Interview, hacks, non-hacks & Europe's crypto
Ep. 33. Blythe Masters Interview, hacks, non-hacks & Europe's crypto

Simon and Sara (no Colin this week) tackle the week's news storiesKicking off with the biggest story: France and Germany's crackdown on crypto. France and Germany have put it to the G20 that the time ...

Ep 32 Jameson Lopp the Market be down bu ▶ Ep. 32. Jameson Lopp, the Market be down but Enterprise is up
Ep. 32. Jameson Lopp, the Market be down but Enterprise is up

In this episode, Simon, Colin and guest Sara Feenan dissect the week's news and we have a fantastic interview from Jameson Lopp!Kicking off with the biggest story of the... year? The market be down: p ...

Ep 31 South Koreas ban Japans hack Robin ▶ Ep. 31. South Korea's ban, Japan's hack, Robinhood and the future of
Ep. 31. South Korea's ban, Japan's hack, Robinhood and the future of

We begin with big news from South Korea, as they announce that 6 major banks will facilitate data sharing with Cryptocurrency exchanges. Money laundering and tax evasion have been large governmental c ...

Ep 30 Bitcoin Falls Whales Rise and an I ▶ Ep. 30. Bitcoin Falls, Whales Rise and an Interview With bitFlyer CEO
Ep. 30. Bitcoin Falls, Whales Rise and an Interview With bitFlyer CEO

After the market beatdown, Simon and Colin dissect the sustainability of current prices and how much longer regulators will stand idly by whilst pump and dumps continue to happen. Our first story come ...

Ep29 Kraken on With Crypto After the Mar ▶ Ep.29. Kraken on With Crypto After the Market Bloodbath
Ep.29. Kraken on With Crypto After the Market Bloodbath

On today's show, we just had to start with crypto price bloodbath January has brought. Simon and Colin dissect rumours of centralised exchanges being banned in China & South Korea, as winter comes (uk ...

Ep 28 Where now for Ripple Blockchain ge ▶ Ep. 28. Where now for Ripple? & Blockchain gets all Zuck'ed up
Ep. 28. Where now for Ripple? & Blockchain gets all Zuck'ed up

We begin this week's news by discussing Mark Zuckerberg's (fintechinsidernews.com/posts/8zymDik7mxwwHNGSa/mark-zuckerberg-s-personal-challenge-is-all-about-fixing) interest in decentralisation, as he ...

Ep 27 XRPs Ripple effect and Blockchain ▶ Ep. 27. XRP's Ripple effect and Blockchain use cases
Ep. 27. XRP's Ripple effect and Blockchain use cases

Welcome to the very first show of 2018! We kick off the year with a bang, including some of the biggest stories from the holiday season, our predictions for 2018 and an interview with Peter Rizzo, Edi ...

Ep 26 Holiday Interview Special Tim Swan ▶ Ep. 26. Holiday Interview Special - Tim Swanson, & Somil Goyal: Adjoi
Ep. 26. Holiday Interview Special - Tim Swanson, & Somil Goyal: Adjoi

As it's the Christmas break we are not here this week!But instead of the usual news overview we're giving you an interview-only special show, featuring Tim Swanson and Somil Goyal from new smart contr ...

Ep 25 Keanu Reeves on bitcoin Vanguard o ▶ Ep. 25. Keanu Reeves on bitcoin, Vanguard on Blockchain and Cardano
Ep. 25. Keanu Reeves on bitcoin, Vanguard on Blockchain and Cardano

G-Sass is back in France this week but that won't stop him joining Simon for this week's installment of the news show.First up this week, the guys explore the implications of competition in the crypto ...

Ep 24 CBOE futures Bitcoin mining energy ▶ Ep. 24. CBOE futures, Bitcoin mining energy usage & investing respons
Ep. 24. CBOE futures, Bitcoin mining energy usage & investing respons

G Sass is back in London for a second week in a row to join Simon for this week's recap of the top Blockchain news - and what a week of news it was.Bitcoin futures are now available for trading throug ...

Ep 23 Bitcoin goes stratospheric Ethereu ▶ Ep. 23. Bitcoin goes stratospheric, Ethereum Cryptokitties and R3 CEO
Ep. 23. Bitcoin goes stratospheric, Ethereum Cryptokitties and R3 CEO

Colin has returned to the UK from his Australian adventure to join Simon back at our home in WeWork, Aldgate Tower. Once more, Bitcoin has hit a record high. But could the cryptocurrency's price be lo ...

Ep 22 Can Bitcoin really hit 100000 ▶ Ep. 22. Can Bitcoin really hit $100,000?
Ep. 22. Can Bitcoin really hit $100,000?

This week, normal service is resumed as we returned, inexorably, to ANOTHER new Bitcoin high - this time, over $9,000 and, according to many, fast approaching $10,000. So is it just the result of more ...

Ep 21 Bitcoin futures ConsenSys London l ▶ Ep. 21. Bitcoin futures & ConsenSys London launch party
Ep. 21. Bitcoin futures & ConsenSys London launch party

Welcome to an unusual show for us in recent weeks, as a new bitcoin high doesn't feature as our lead story!Getting us off the mark, the guys explore the new Bitcoin futures option from LedgerX priced ...

Ep 20 The greatest bitcoin story ever to ▶ Ep. 20. The greatest (bitcoin) story ever told!
Ep. 20. The greatest (bitcoin) story ever told!

The death of SegWit2x - what happened, why and what does it mean for bitcoin? How did $160m Eth get locked up in Parity wallets, and why might a fork be the only way to get it out? One of the greatest ...

Ep 19 The prequel to the greatest bitcoi ▶ Ep. 19. The prequel to the greatest (bitcoin) story ever told
Ep. 19. The prequel to the greatest (bitcoin) story ever told

First up this week - and what a week - we can confirm that SegWit2x is not going ahead! For more on this story, tune in to next week's episode. In this episode, we focus on the run up to what was near ...

Ep 18 Bitcoin soaring plus ICOs hipsters ▶ Ep. 18. Bitcoin soaring, plus ICOs, hipsters and Tezos
Ep. 18. Bitcoin soaring, plus ICOs, hipsters and Tezos

First up on today's show, Simon and Colin tackle tulip mania and other common misconceptions about crypto assets. Bitcoin has hit yet another all time high - but is the price the key figure or shoul ...

Ep 17 Bitcoin price explodes ICOs implod ▶ Ep. 17. Bitcoin price explodes, ICOs implode and CEO of Ripple Interv
Ep. 17. Bitcoin price explodes, ICOs implode and CEO of Ripple Interv

First up on this week’s show, Bitcoin keeps marching on, and it seems institutional money is behind its buoyancy. BlackRock, LedgerX, Wall Street - why it’s good news that everyone’s got an opinion on ...

Ep 16 Eth and Bitcoin forks Bitcoin all ▶ Ep. 16. Eth and Bitcoin forks, Bitcoin all-time high and Ripple vs R3
Ep. 16. Eth and Bitcoin forks, Bitcoin all-time high and Ripple vs R3

This week Bitcoin has gone the the moon! So what's the story behind its new all time high price? And how might the long courtship between Wall Street and Bitcoin have played a part in the story? The g ...

Ep 15 What the hell is Segwit2x enterpri ▶ Ep. 15. What the hell is Segwit2x, enterprise Blockchain and more reg
Ep. 15. What the hell is Segwit2x, enterprise Blockchain and more reg

This week Simon and Colin crunch through all the week's top news.Why's everyone talking about SegWit2x, when will it happen and what does it mean for the future of bitcoin? Switzerland looks set to re ...

Ep 14 Legitimising crypto exchanges ICOs ▶ Ep. 14. Legitimising crypto exchanges & ICOs: South Korea, Australia
Ep. 14. Legitimising crypto exchanges & ICOs: South Korea, Australia

In this episode:Simon, Colin and special guest Frank Schuil CEO and co-founder of Safello break down the last week's headlines including:The latest on the traditional finance vs crypto-currencies saga ...

Ep 13 Jamie Dimon vs Bitcoin Ethereum Mi ▶ Ep. 13. Jamie Dimon vs Bitcoin, Ethereum Mixers & Blockchain Live
Ep. 13. Jamie Dimon vs Bitcoin, Ethereum Mixers & Blockchain Live

In this episode:We bring you the second part of our series of Interviews from Blockchain Live, including Sam Chadwick from Thomson Reuters, Gemma Milne, journalist and podcast host of Science: Disrupt ...

Ep 12 Beyond Bitcoin Blockchain Live and ▶ Ep 12. Beyond Bitcoin - Blockchain Live and EOS Interview
Ep 12. Beyond Bitcoin - Blockchain Live and EOS Interview

In this episode:Simon takes us through the week's top stories including BTCC ceasing trading in China; John McAffee's challenge on Jamie Dimon; and Vitalik Buterin's claim we're in an ICO bubble. Also ...

Ep 11 Bitcoin is dead Long live Bitcoin ▶ Ep. 11. Bitcoin is dead. Long live Bitcoin
Ep. 11. Bitcoin is dead. Long live Bitcoin

Simon and Colin take you through the madness that is this week's news including:China bans bitcoin, again! Tax Exemptions for bitcoin exchanges - does taxing them make them more real?As Japan launches ...

Ep 10 China draws first regulatory blood ▶ Ep. 10. China draws first regulatory blood on ICOs
Ep. 10. China draws first regulatory blood on ICOs

In this episode:Simon and Colin and special guest, Fintech Insider and 11:FS' Jason Bates, break down the top news stories of the week including: -The PBOC declares ICOs illegal- Crypto markets tumble ...

Ep 9 Will regulators kill ICOs and Token ▶ Ep. 9. Will regulators kill ICOs and Tokens?
Ep. 9. Will regulators kill ICOs and Tokens?

In this episode:Simon, Colin and guests Kadhim Shubber and break down the top news stories of the last week including:- Bitcoin Segwit upgrade goes live- While Ethereum’s upgrade could still be a long ...

Ep 8 BCash Bitcoin Bonds and Insurance o ▶ Ep. 8 BCash, Bitcoin Bonds and Insurance on Blockchains
Ep. 8 BCash, Bitcoin Bonds and Insurance on Blockchains

In this episode:Simon, Colin and guests Steve Webb and Hadi Kabalan break down the top news stories of the last week including:- BCash hits $1000, then quickly returns to $600!- The first bond on bloc ...

Ep 7 Filecoins record breaking raise Tez ▶ Ep. 7. Filecoin's record-breaking raise & Tezos launching a VC fund
Ep. 7. Filecoin's record-breaking raise & Tezos launching a VC fund

As Bitcoin makes new highs, surpassing $4000 over the week, we look into the stories behind cryptocurrencies, tokens and DLTs. In this week's show we cover:Filecoin overtakes Tezos for the largest cro ...

Ep 6 How to get a job in blockchain BCas ▶ Ep. 6. How to get a job in blockchain & BCash: week one roundup
Ep. 6. How to get a job in blockchain & BCash: week one roundup

In this episode:Simon and Colin break down: high profile bankers leaving for cryptocurrency startups, The Chicago Board of Exchange announces that it will launch Bitcoin Futures, and ICO funding tops ...

Ep 5 The Bitcoin Fork and BCash ▶ Ep. 5. The Bitcoin Fork and BCash
Ep. 5. The Bitcoin Fork and BCash

In another packed episode Simon and Colin discuss the latest news in the industry including the arrest of Alexander Vinnik and seizure of Bitcoin exchange BTC-e; Ethereum miners chartering jumbo jets ...

Ep 4 The SEC verdict on ICOs the Parity ▶ Ep. 4: The SEC verdict on ICOs, the Parity hack and bitcoin forks!
Ep. 4: The SEC verdict on ICOs, the Parity hack and bitcoin forks!

Colin and Simon are joined by author Chris Burniske for the news.They cover the top stories rocking the blockchain and cryto space right now, kicking off with the Parity hack last week, which has as m ...

Ep 3 Bitcoin Signs is Crypto a New Relig ▶ Ep. 3: Bitcoin Signs & is Crypto a New Religion?
Ep. 3: Bitcoin Signs & is Crypto a New Religion?

This week Simon and guests talk through a guy holding up a “Buy Bitcoin” sign who gets $15,000 donated as a result, the developments in “DLT” and corporate Blockchain, Revolut's integration of bitcoin ...

Ep 2 Tokenomics FOMO and 566M in a month ▶ Ep. 2: Tokenomics, FOMO and $566M in a month
Ep. 2: Tokenomics, FOMO and $566M in a month

We talk Governments getting into Blockchain - will regulation be led by China and Singapore?, cryptocurrencies finally being taken seriously by banks, governments and regulating bodies - and then conv ...

Ep 1 Ongoing Token Madness ▶ Ep. 1: Ongoing Token Madness
Ep. 1: Ongoing Token Madness

In this episode:Today we will talk about the ongoing token madness, the importance of the state of Delaware, followed by some Blockchain news, including the importance of bitcoin in both the sale of m ...

Blockchain Special Part 1 Tokens ▶ Blockchain Special Part 1: Tokens
Blockchain Special Part 1: Tokens

As crypto currency interest and prices reach an all time high Simon and Colin bring you the first of a three part special on Blockchain. We delve into the hurricane of news that surfaced this week tal ...

Blockchain Special Part 3 EEA and ZCash ▶ Blockchain Special Part 3: EEA and ZCash
Blockchain Special Part 3: EEA and ZCash

In the third of our three part Blockchain Special, Simon and Colin are joined by some very special guests to discuss EEA, ZCash and the potential similarities between blockchain and the rise of crypto ...

Blockchain Special Part 2 Consensus Reca ▶ Blockchain Special Part 2: Consensus Recap
Blockchain Special Part 2: Consensus Recap

Part 2 of our Blockchain Special, Simon and Colin with a roster of fascinating guests focus onthe recent Consensus conference. We cover what the conference is, who should be attending and where it mea ...

111 Crypto banks ▶ 111. Crypto banks
111. Crypto banks

Sara Feenan is in the hosting seat this week as Simon Taylor is getting married! Congratulations Simon! Of course, she is not alone but joined by returning guest David Nicol, digital asset lead at R3! ...

110 Crypto doesnt sit still ▶ 110. Crypto doesn't sit still
110. Crypto doesn't sit still

Simon Taylor is back this week, and he is joined by returning guest Isabel Woodford, reporter at The Block, to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, bitcoin and crypto. Our stories in ...

109 Not crypto but cryptography ▶ 109. Not crypto, but cryptography
109. Not crypto, but cryptography

On today's episode, Simon Taylor is joined by Anthoney Macey, Head of Emerging Tech at Barclays to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto including:Allianz's payment ...

108 Whos Been Using Bitcoin ▶ 108. Who's Been Using Bitcoin?
108. Who's Been Using Bitcoin?

On today's episode, Simon Taylor is joined by some great guests to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and crypto. Today's guests include:Teana Baker-Taylor, Executive Direc ...

107 Libra causing a regulatory Ripple ▶ 107. Libra causing a regulatory Ripple
107. Libra causing a regulatory Ripple

Simon and Colin are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, including:Could China Rival Facebook’s Libra? (0:58)The IRS are Coming for your Crypto (7:43)Ripple’s Open ...

106 Libra The downfall of western civili ▶ 106. Libra: The downfall of western civilisation?
106. Libra: The downfall of western civilisation?

Simon and Colin are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain!First up, Simon and Colin discuss David Marcus' Senate plea. Colin explains why his 3 biggest takeaways from ...

105 Donald Trump hates Libraand Bitcoin ▶ 105. Donald Trump hates Libra......and Bitcoin
105. Donald Trump hates Libra......and Bitcoin

Simon and Colin are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain!First up, the pair take a look at an article about a draft discussion bill titled Keep Big Tech Out of Fina ...

104 Banks Tezos Tokens ▶ 104. Banks, Tezos & Tokens
104. Banks, Tezos & Tokens

Simon and Colin are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, including: Brazilian bank, Tezos and $1 Billion, IBM tries to make paper the past, and Swiss STO's!First up ...

103 Tetherylicious Bitcoin ▶ 103. Tethery’licious Bitcoin
103. Tethery’licious Bitcoin

Simon and Colin are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, including: Libra fallout continues, Polkadot and tethery’licious volume!First up, we take a look at how cen ...

102 Libra The banks are shing themselves ▶ 102. Libra: The banks are sh***ing themselves
102. Libra: The banks are sh***ing themselves

Colin and Simon are back this week with some brilliant stories for you! First up, we take a look at libra, libra and even more libra! We discussed it last week, but it really is all crypto twitter is ...

101 Libra Facebooks world domination ▶ 101. Libra: Facebook's world domination
101. Libra: Facebook's world domination

In today's episode, Simon and Sarah are joined by a host of brilliant guests and friends of the show, to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, which this week largely involves Faceboo ...

Bonus Sir Geoffrey Vos Chancellor of the ▶ Bonus: Sir Geoffrey Vos, Chancellor of the High Court
Bonus: Sir Geoffrey Vos, Chancellor of the High Court

In this bonus episode, we bring you an interview with the Chancellor of The High Court, Sir Geoffrey Vos, to find out his views on the current state of English law and blockchain technologies. Is ther ...

100 Live Bitcoin not just for Lamborghin ▶ 100. Live: Bitcoin - not just for Lamborghinis!
100. Live: Bitcoin - not just for Lamborghinis!

We are turning 100 episodes old! In this live episode, Simon and Colin are joined by a host of brilliant guests to talk about the last 99 episodes and topics including ICOs, STOs, PTKs, Regulation, Bi ...

Live from Money2020 Why tokens might be ▶ Live from Money20/20: Why tokens might be the future of finance
Live from Money20/20: Why tokens might be the future of finance

In today's bonus episode Simon joined by a host of brilliant guests directly from the stage at Money20/20, including:Matthew Pollard, Founder ArchaxSandra Ro, CEO, CBBCLasse Meholm, Head of Blockchain ...

99 Blockchain for mashed potatoes ▶ 99. Blockchain for mashed potatoes
99. Blockchain for mashed potatoes

Colin and Simon are back this week with some brilliant stories for you! First up, Facebook do a thing, Facebook do a coin! We take a look at Facebook's announcement to launch global coin by 2020. They ...

98 Do the crime do the time ▶ 98. Do the crime, do the time
98. Do the crime, do the time

Colin is nowhere to be seen today, but luckily Simon is joined by Blockchain Insider favourite Sarah Feenan! First up, JPMorgan says the bitcoin price has jumped beyond its intrinsic value! JPMorgan s ...

97 Democratization of Bagholding ▶ 97. Democratization of Bagholding
97. Democratization of Bagholding

Simon Taylor is back in the hosting seat and is as always joined by Colin Platt all the way from sunny France!First up, Nordea launches a blockchain-based trading platform for SMEs. The new offering i ...

96 Like FUD off a ducks back ▶ 96. Like FUD off a duck's back
96. Like FUD off a duck's back

Colin and Sara are joined by a host of brilliant guests this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, including:Aman Kohli, CTO of Banking and Cap markets UKI at DXC TechnologyIs ...

95 Curated scavenger hunts ▶ 95. Curated scavenger hunts
95. Curated scavenger hunts

Simon and Colin are here this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain.First up, we take a look at banking culture hindering blockchain adoption. Emmanuel Aidoo, the head of digit ...

94 Binance gets Dexy ▶ 94. Binance gets Dex’y
94. Binance gets Dex’y

Simon and Colin are here (well Simon is, Colin's still in a field) to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain this week.First up, we take a look at Societe Generale issuing the first cov ...

93 No such thing as a private blockchain ▶ 93. No such thing as a private blockchain
93. No such thing as a private blockchain

Simon and Colin are here this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain.First up, we take a look at Blockstack Files With SEC to Raise $50 Million in Reg-A+ Crypto Token Sale. Bloc ...

92 The richest man in the world ▶ 92. The richest man in the world
92. The richest man in the world

Simon and Colin are joined by a host of brilliant guests this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, including:Teana Baker-Taylor, Executive Director at GDFTodd McDonald, Co-Fo ...

91 The great wealth transfer ▶ 91. The great wealth transfer
91. The great wealth transfer

Simon is in Singapore this week but he's not alone. He's joined by Antony Lewis, Head of Research at R3 to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain.First up, we take a look at Google addi ...

90 The real bitcoin market ▶ 90. The 'real' bitcoin market
90. The 'real' bitcoin market

Sara is joined by Tim Swanson, Founder and Director of Research at Post Oak Labs, this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain.First up, we take a look at Bitwise ETF filing - Th ...

89 Checkmate ▶ 89. Checkmate
89. Checkmate

Colin and Simon are here in the studio to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, including:First up, we take a look at Binance Coin. The pair talk about why the cost has gone up so muc ...

88 Fire emoji ▶ 88. Fire emoji
88. Fire emoji

Colin is joined by a host of brilliant guests this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, including:Michael Coletta, Lead blockchain architect, LSEGStefan Loesch, Managing Part ...

Bonus Omaha blockchain summit ▶ Bonus: Omaha blockchain summit
Bonus: Omaha blockchain summit

Today we have a very special bonus episode of Blockchain Insider for you, from the Omaha blockchain summit we have a rare chance to get some real leaders in the field all together in the same room to ...

87 Forked off ▶ 87. Forked off
87. Forked off

Simon and Colin are joined by Antony Lewis, Director of Research, Cash & CBDC Strategy at R3.First up, Thailand has now approved a total of 4 cryptocurrencies. But the regulator has made clear tha ...

86 Too legit to quit ▶ 86. Too legit to quit
86. Too legit to quit

Simon and Colin are in the studio, together again. First up, Brazil's BTG Pactual is the latest bank to embrace crypto assets. Colin explains how the biggest sole investment bank in Brazil have been m ...

85 JP Morgan do a coin ▶ 85. JP Morgan do a coin
85. JP Morgan do a coin

Simon's in the studio joined by 11:FS Head of Delivery Adam Davis and David Nicol, Digital Assets at R3. First up, JPM Coin (01:12).You may have noticed that we're focusing pretty hard on this story b ...

Bonus The future of interoperability ▶ Bonus: The future of interoperability
Bonus: The future of interoperability

Simon and Sara are at the ION Hackathon. The hackathon's all about interoperability and the general interoperability framework. It's not just about Ethereum to Ethereum, which is what Clearmatics is w ...

84 Does anyone need a blockchain ▶ 84. Does anyone need a blockchain?
84. Does anyone need a blockchain?

Simon's in the studio joined by Colin who's finally left his field. But they're not alone. Sara Feenan, Business Development Manager at Clearmatics, Anthony Macey Blockchain/DLT at Barclays and Ville ...

83 Custody is still everything ▶ 83. Custody is still everything
83. Custody is still everything

Simon's back in the studio, Colin's standing near a field. And they're ready to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain.Crypto Exchange Kraken Raises $100m, Acquires london Futures Firm ...

82 Everyones Warren Buffet in a Bull Mar ▶ 82. Everyone’s Warren Buffet in a Bull Market
82. Everyone’s Warren Buffet in a Bull Market

Simon's back in the studio joined by a very distant Colin to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain.Chat App Kik Says It Will Fight SEC Over Possible ICO Action 01:36Galaxy S10 Leak Sug ...

81 The Best Anti blockchain Blockchain i ▶ 81. The Best Anti-blockchain Blockchain idea
81. The Best Anti-blockchain Blockchain idea

Simon's back in the studio joined by a very distant Colin to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain.Core Ethereum devs push Constantinople upgrade out 6 weeks; ProgPoW decision put on h ...

80 The Value of Bitcoin ▶ 80. The Value of Bitcoin
80. The Value of Bitcoin

Colin and Sara are back in the studio joined by guests: Anthony Macey, Blockchain/DLT Lead at Barclays, Teana Baker-Taylor, Board Member at GDFDavid Nicol, Digital Assets at R3.First up, Greenspan: XR ...

Ep 79 Regulating Treadmill ▶ Ep. 79. Regulating Treadmill
Ep. 79. Regulating Treadmill

Simon's in the studio joined from a field by Colin. First up, Crypto’s 2019 goal: Technology people can use 02:01 (bi.11fs.com/82?t=121)7 legal questions that will define blockchain in 2019 06:57 (bi. ...

Ep 78 Blockchain and Crypto Predictions ▶ Ep. 78. Blockchain and Crypto Predictions 2019
Ep. 78. Blockchain and Crypto Predictions 2019

Far from a field, Simon and Colin are in the studio talking about what they think's going to happen around blockchain in 2019.First off, we take a look at some of the predictions from last year. Some ...

Bonus Blooper Reel 2018 ▶ Bonus: Blooper Reel 2018
Bonus: Blooper Reel 2018

Happy New Year's Eve to all of our listeners. To give you one last blockchain laugh before the end of the year we've got a quick collection of the stumbles, fumbles and absurdly mispronounced names fr ...

Ep 77 Custody is Everything ▶ Ep. 77. Custody is Everything
Ep. 77. Custody is Everything

Simon's in the studio with Teana Baker-Taylor of GDF and John Detrixhe, Future of Finance Reporter at Quartz.First up, Mike Novogratz Explains Why He’s Still All-In on Crypto. We look at what’s next f ...

Ep 76 Vitalik Buterin ▶ Ep. 76. Vitalik Buterin
Ep. 76. Vitalik Buterin

Simon's in the studio...and Colin's coming to us from a field. In our first interview from our new offices in Devonshire Square we're talking to Vitalik Buterin about blockchain and Ethereum. We dive ...

Ep 75 Breaks the laws of the universe ▶ Ep. 75. Breaks the laws of the universe
Ep. 75. Breaks the laws of the universe

Simon's in the studio with Anthony Macey at our brand new offices in Devonshire Square.First up, Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled pay SEC cryptocurrency penalties. The US financial regulator said the me ...

Ep 74 Enterprise grade toddlers ▶ Ep. 74. Enterprise-grade toddlers
Ep. 74. Enterprise-grade toddlers

Simon's in the studio with Sara Feenan.First up, Bitfinex Raises Fiat Withdrawal Fee, New Hardware Wallet Announced. The Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange now charges at least $60/€60, or 0.1 pe ...

Ep 73 The SEC wont let crypto be ▶ Ep. 73. The SEC won't let crypto be
Ep. 73. The SEC won't let crypto be

Simon's in the studio with Adi Ben Ari, Founder of Applied Blockchain.First up, the SEC settles Securities Registration charges against 2 ICO startups. The SEC’s announcement centred on two firms: Car ...

Ep 72 The code you write has consequence ▶ Ep. 72. The code you write has consequences
Ep. 72. The code you write has consequences

Simon's in the studio with Teana Baker-Taylor from the GDF and Patrick Mang, Innovation Lead for Global Markets at HSBC.First up, China Lifts Bitcoin Ban; Individuals and Businesses Can Now Own Crypto ...

Ep 71 Initiative Q who ▶ Ep. 71. Initiative Q who?
Ep. 71. Initiative Q who?

Simon and Colin are in the studio with Alex Batlin, Founder and CEO of Trustology.First up, Bitcoin turns 10. Halloween 2008 Bitcoin was born, although it wasn't traded until a couple of years later w ...

Ep 70 Panel featuring Brent McIntosh fro ▶ Ep. 70. Panel featuring Brent McIntosh from US Treasury and an interv
Ep. 70. Panel featuring Brent McIntosh from US Treasury and an interv

Live from Money20/20 USA, we start this episode with an in-depth interview with Marco Santori on where the crypto industry is right now.We also have a panel on the relationship between crypto investor ...

Ep 69 Beanie baby traders ▶ Ep. 69. Beanie baby traders
Ep. 69. Beanie baby traders

Sara is in the studio with Noelle Acheson, Editor at Coindesk, Vinay Gupta, CEO at Mattereum, Teana Baker-Taylor, on the Advisory Board at GDF.First up, Two-thirds fail cryptocurrency agents exam. Und ...

Ep 68 Tether the unstable coin plus a fi ▶ Ep. 68. Tether the unstable coin plus a fireside chat with Blythe Mas
Ep. 68. Tether the unstable coin plus a fireside chat with Blythe Mas

Simon and Sara are in the studio with Hugh Karp, Founder of Nexus Mutual.First up, Fidelity launches company to facilitate crypto trading. Fidelity has launched a company to facilitate cryptocurrency ...

Ep 67 The CEO of Binance is so hot right ▶ Ep. 67. The CEO of Binance is [so] hot right now
Ep. 67. The CEO of Binance is [so] hot right now

Simon's in the studio with Joon Ian Wong, Managing Director for Europe and Asia at Coindesk, Claire Wells, Director of Legal & Business Affairs EMEA at Circle, and Aman Kohli, CTO of Financial Ser ...

Ep 66 Blockchain Live Interviews featuri ▶ Ep. 66. Blockchain Live: Interviews (featuring Blockchain.com & Choru
Ep. 66. Blockchain Live: Interviews (featuring Blockchain.com & Choru

Today's episode is a little bit different. Simon and Colin interviewed some great guests at Blockchain Live to get an insight into what's happening in blockchain straight from the experts. We speak to ...

Ep 65 ▶ Ep. 65.
Ep. 65.

Simon and Colin are live at the Blockchain Insider stand and sat down with a great guest, Tean Baker-Taylor, CMO at Coinfloor. We also have an exclusive interview with Dan Larimer, CTO of Block.one an ...

Ep 64 Bitcoin Moons in Argentina ▶ Ep. 64. Bitcoin Moons in Argentina
Ep. 64. Bitcoin Moons in Argentina

Colin and Sara are in the studio with Noelle Acheson, Editorial Producer at Coindesk and Tim Swanson, Founder and Director of Research at Post Oak Labs. First up, the group takes a look at a U.S. Judg ...

Bonus Interview with Richard Brown and M ▶ Bonus: Interview with Richard Brown and Mike Hearn at CordaCon
Bonus: Interview with Richard Brown and Mike Hearn at CordaCon

This is an extra special bonus episode of Blockchain Insider as in this interview with Richard Brown, CTO of R3, Simon and Colin talk to him about how they first encountered Bitcoin and the start ofth ...

Ep 63 Chickens on the Blockchain ▶ Ep. 63. Chickens on the Blockchain
Ep. 63. Chickens on the Blockchain

Colin's back in the studio with Simon and they're sat with Ville Sointu, Head of Emerging Technologies at Nordea Bank.First up, the panel takes a look at Coinbase exploring a crypto ETF, and it has so ...

Ep 62 Religiously HODLing ▶ Ep. 62. Religiously HODLing
Ep. 62. Religiously HODLing

Sara is with Olivia Vinden, Director at Alpha FMC, Obi Nwosu, CEO and Founder of Coinfloor, and Richard Burton, CEO and founder of Balance Software.First up the panel looks at a16z back blockchain pro ...

Ep 61 FOMO is Not an Investment Strategy ▶ Ep. 61. FOMO is Not an Investment Strategy
Ep. 61. FOMO is Not an Investment Strategy

Simon and Sara are with Aman Kohli, CTO of Financial Services and Insurance Practice at Microsoft and Ryan Radloff, CEO at Coinshares.First up the panel looks at What an SEC Bitcoin ETF rejection revi ...

Ep 60 DLT is faster than your post trade ▶ Ep. 60. DLT is faster than your post trade
Ep. 60. DLT is faster than your post trade

Simon and Sara are with Teana Baker-Taylor CMO of Coinfloor, Michele Curtoni, Director of Digital Assets, Blockchain at State Street, and Alex Hern, Technology Reporter at the Guardian to go over the ...

Ep 59 Why You Should Still Care About To ▶ Ep. 59. Why You Should Still Care About Tokens
Ep. 59. Why You Should Still Care About Tokens

Simon is with Anthony Macey, Martin Bartlam, Partner and International Group Head of Finance & Projects and Fintech Global Co-Chair at DLA Piper, Noelle Acheson, CFA and Editorial Producer at Coin ...

Ep 58 Buying Frappuccinos with Bitcoin ▶ Ep. 58. Buying Frappuccinos with Bitcoin
Ep. 58. Buying Frappuccinos with Bitcoin

Simon and Sarah are with Teana Baker-Taylor, CMO at Coinfloor. We also have a great talk with Jeff Bandman, Principal at Bandman advisors, to take us through the biggest story of the week.First up we ...

Ep 57 Assassination Markets WTF ETFs ▶ Ep. 57. Assassination Markets & WTF ETFs
Ep. 57. Assassination Markets & WTF ETFs

Simon's with Noelle Acheson, CFA and Editorial Producer at Coindesk, Vinay Gupta, Founder of Mattereum, and Stephane Malrait, MD Global Head of Market Structure and Innovation for Financial Markets at ...

Ep 56 Is Bitcoin back ▶ Ep. 56. Is Bitcoin back?
Ep. 56. Is Bitcoin back?

Sarah's with Joon Ian Wong Managing Director for Europe and Asia at Coindesk and Aaron Stanley, Strategic Communications Lead at Sweetbridge to talk about the latest news, including:Police Confiscate ...

Ep 55 Unlocking Institutional Capital in ▶ Ep. 55. Unlocking Institutional Capital in Crypto
Ep. 55. Unlocking Institutional Capital in Crypto

Sarah and Sara go through a run down of the latest crypto news including:Blackrock explore bitcoin, Block.one close a strategic investment round’, and will there be Major League Baseball Crypto?We kic ...

Ep 54 Is Crypto Going Mainstream ▶ Ep. 54. Is Crypto Going Mainstream?
Ep. 54. Is Crypto Going Mainstream?

Simon and Sara sit down with Noelle Acheson Coindesk, Editorial Producer and Joon Ian Wong, Coindesk, Managing Director Europe/Asia to discuss the latest blockchain news, including:Todd McDonald had a ...

Ep 53 Is Anyone Doing Decentralisation R ▶ Ep. 53. Is Anyone Doing Decentralisation Right?
Ep. 53. Is Anyone Doing Decentralisation Right?

Sarah and Sara sit down with Maya Kumar, Head of UK & Ireland for Luno to discuss the latest blockchain news, including:EOS & IOTA come under scrutiny, SolarisBank launches Blockchain Factory, ...

Ep 52 Cryptowinter is Comingor Not ▶ Ep. 52. Cryptowinter is Coming......or Not?
Ep. 52. Cryptowinter is Coming......or Not?

Sarah sits down with Pete Rizzo, Editor at Coindesk and Anastasia Andrianova, CEO of Akropolis to discuss the latest blockchain news including:Stellar looking to acquire Chain, US Secret Service on An ...

Ep 51 ETH Passes Dowey Test Ripple isnt ▶ Ep. 51. ETH Passes Dowey Test, Ripple isn’t ready and is Bitcoin Un-T
Ep. 51. ETH Passes Dowey Test, Ripple isn’t ready and is Bitcoin Un-T

Simon and Taylor sit down in the WeWork Aldgate offices in London to catch-up and have some very emphatic discussions on the latest blockchain news. Colin also interviews Stephen Palley, Partner at An ...

Ep 50 Amber Baldet Goes Over Clovyr EOS ▶ Ep. 50. Amber Baldet Goes Over Clovyr, EOS Launch Woes, And Ripple Ge
Ep. 50. Amber Baldet Goes Over Clovyr, EOS Launch Woes, And Ripple Ge

Simon sits down with Amber Baldet, CEO and Co-Founder of Clovyr in the 11:FS offices in WeWork Aldgate in London for our landmark 50th episode of Blockchain Insider.We bring you an interview with cryp ...

Ep 49 Live from Money2020 Europe Intervi ▶ Ep 49. Live from Money20/20 Europe: Interviews With Ripple CEO Brad G
Ep 49. Live from Money20/20 Europe: Interviews With Ripple CEO Brad G

We kick things off with the Blockchain portion of our live show from the Arena Stage, by talking cargo on a blockchain! Can companies revolutionise their shipping systems by utilising the technology? ...

Ep 48 Tokenising the World Bitcoin Price ▶ Ep. 48. Tokenising the World, Bitcoin Price Probe and EOS Security Is
Ep. 48. Tokenising the World, Bitcoin Price Probe and EOS Security Is

First up, the US launch a probe into Bitcoin price manipulation (shock). Spoofing and fake buy/sell orders among a flurry of other illegal practices are what the justice department are focusing on. A ...

Ep 47 Circle the Bitcoin Unicorn with R3 ▶ Ep. 47. Circle the Bitcoin Unicorn with R3 CTO Richard Brown
Ep. 47. Circle the Bitcoin Unicorn with R3 CTO Richard Brown

Colin G. Platt is back in our offices talking to Pete Townsend, CEO and Founder of Norio Ventures, and Richard Brown, CTO of our Lead Sponsor for Blockchain Insider, R3.The trio discuss Circle's statu ...

Ep 46 A General Consensus ▶ Ep. 46. A General Consensus
Ep. 46. A General Consensus

Sarah Kocianski sits down with Oscar Williams-Grut, Senior Reporter at Business Insider to discuss Amber Baldet's new startup, HSBC make waves with soybeans, and Citizen Reserves fires tokens at the i ...

Ep 45 Taylor Copeland Lawsuits Send Ripp ▶ Ep. 45. Taylor-Copeland Lawsuits Send Ripples Through XRP’s Security
Ep. 45. Taylor-Copeland Lawsuits Send Ripples Through XRP’s Security

Our hosts take an in-depth look on the most interesting news in blockchain this week. Focusing on: what impact the SEC's decision on Ethereum will have on ICOs, Ripple being sued for security violatio ...

Ep 44 Deutsche Wish Your Profit Was Hot ▶ Ep. 44. Deutsche Wish Your Profit Was Hot Like Binance
Ep. 44. Deutsche Wish Your Profit Was Hot Like Binance

Our hosts take an in-depth look on the most interesting news in blockchain this week. Focusing on: 1 in 5 financial institutions considering cryptocurrency trading, Binance making more than Deutsche B ...

Ep 43 Sexism in Crypto Pornhub takes Ver ▶ Ep. 43. Sexism in Crypto, Pornhub takes Verge, and Binance Denies the
Ep. 43. Sexism in Crypto, Pornhub takes Verge, and Binance Denies the

Our hosts take an in-depth look on the most interesting news in blockchain this week. Focusing on: Cambridge Analytica's virtual currency plans, Pornhub accepting Verge, Binance denying dollar trading ...

Ep 42 Santander Makes Ripples and Charle ▶ Ep. 42. Santander Makes Ripples and Charles Hoskinson Shares His Visi
Ep. 42. Santander Makes Ripples and Charles Hoskinson Shares His Visi

Our hosts take an in-depth look on the most interesting news in blockchain this week. Looking at: Santander's new blockchain-based money transfer service with Ripple, Coinbase acquiring Earn.com, R3's ...

Ep 41 Twitter Blocks Bitcoin Monero Spli ▶ Ep. 41. Twitter Blocks Bitcoin, Monero Splits Opinion & is Ripple a S
Ep. 41. Twitter Blocks Bitcoin, Monero Splits Opinion & is Ripple a S

Bitcoin’s twitter account got hacked, causing yet another Internet-wide discussion on the death of free speech. It split the community and Colin clues us in on why both sides of Bitcoin and BCash thin ...

Ep 40 Dodgy Words from Binance Vitalik B ▶ Ep. 40. Dodgy Words from Binance, Vitalik Buterin Savages Faketoshi a
Ep. 40. Dodgy Words from Binance, Vitalik Buterin Savages Faketoshi a

Binance billionaire Changpeng Zhao makes a few very dodgy statements on a potential exchange that Simon and Sara both agree might be more than a little bit biased.Ethereum falters with the influx of A ...

Ep 39 Coinbase Goes ERC 20 Bitcoins Ligh ▶ Ep. 39. Coinbase Goes ERC-20, Bitcoin’s Lightning Lift Off and Coinfl
Ep. 39. Coinbase Goes ERC-20, Bitcoin’s Lightning Lift Off and Coinfl

Kicking off the show, R3’s CEO declares blockchain a once in a lifetime opportunity for financial markets. New opportunities chased by Deutsche Börse and HQLAx, the finance magnates are looking to bui ...

Ep 38 LIVE Lightning Strikes Bitcoin and ▶ Ep. 38. LIVE: Lightning Strikes Bitcoin and Binance Gets Its DEX on
Ep. 38. LIVE: Lightning Strikes Bitcoin and Binance Gets Its DEX on

Kicking things off on a special live episode, has Bitcoin solved its scaling issues? Lightning Network launches, more than doubling transaction speeds! Colin is keen to explain it all.'Bitcoin investo ...

Ep 37 Sandra Ro Women in Blockchain and ▶ Ep. 37. Sandra Ro, Women in Blockchain and Tracking Crypto Crime
Ep. 37. Sandra Ro, Women in Blockchain and Tracking Crypto Crime

First up, Binance are offering a $250,000 bounty for the arrest of hackers that tried to infiltrate the exchange earlier in March! Is Bitcoin as untraceable as we think? The met police claim that Bitc ...

Ep 36 The Empire Strikes Bitcoin and an ▶ Ep. 36. The Empire Strikes Bitcoin and an Exclusive Interview With Jo
Ep. 36. The Empire Strikes Bitcoin and an Exclusive Interview With Jo

First up, Coinbase is hit with not one but two class action Lawsuits! They've been accused of insider BCash trading and when you look at it's price chart, it doesn't help their case whatsoever...in br ...

Ep 35 Get Bits or Die Tryin and Ripple E ▶ Ep. 35. Get Bits or Die Tryin' and Ripple Explain XRP
Ep. 35. Get Bits or Die Tryin' and Ripple Explain XRP

First up, this week's big news that Circle (backed by none other than Goldman-Sachs) have acquired crypto exchange Poloniex. Is this Wallstreet's 'in' to Crypto? Moving on to some regulatory news, NYC ...

Ep 34 Vitalik drops crypto truth bombs E ▶ Ep. 34. Vitalik drops crypto truth bombs, Ellen explains bitcoin and
Ep. 34. Vitalik drops crypto truth bombs, Ellen explains bitcoin and

First up on today's show from CNBC, the US government is nowhere near regulating Bitcoin. Rob Joyce emphasised the need to better understand the cryptocurrencies and our team discuss how this has been ...

Ep 33 Blythe Masters Interview hacks non ▶ Ep. 33. Blythe Masters Interview, hacks, non-hacks & Europe's crypto
Ep. 33. Blythe Masters Interview, hacks, non-hacks & Europe's crypto

Simon and Sara (no Colin this week) tackle the week's news storiesKicking off with the biggest story: France and Germany's crackdown on crypto. France and Germany have put it to the G20 that the time ...

Ep 32 Jameson Lopp the Market be down bu ▶ Ep. 32. Jameson Lopp, the Market be down but Enterprise is up
Ep. 32. Jameson Lopp, the Market be down but Enterprise is up

In this episode, Simon, Colin and guest Sara Feenan dissect the week's news and we have a fantastic interview from Jameson Lopp!Kicking off with the biggest story of the... year? The market be down: p ...

Ep 31 South Koreas ban Japans hack Robin ▶ Ep. 31. South Korea's ban, Japan's hack, Robinhood and the future of
Ep. 31. South Korea's ban, Japan's hack, Robinhood and the future of

We begin with big news from South Korea, as they announce that 6 major banks will facilitate data sharing with Cryptocurrency exchanges. Money laundering and tax evasion have been large governmental c ...

Ep 30 Bitcoin Falls Whales Rise and an I ▶ Ep. 30. Bitcoin Falls, Whales Rise and an Interview With bitFlyer CEO
Ep. 30. Bitcoin Falls, Whales Rise and an Interview With bitFlyer CEO

After the market beatdown, Simon and Colin dissect the sustainability of current prices and how much longer regulators will stand idly by whilst pump and dumps continue to happen. Our first story come ...

Ep29 Kraken on With Crypto After the Mar ▶ Ep.29. Kraken on With Crypto After the Market Bloodbath
Ep.29. Kraken on With Crypto After the Market Bloodbath

On today's show, we just had to start with crypto price bloodbath January has brought. Simon and Colin dissect rumours of centralised exchanges being banned in China & South Korea, as winter comes ...

Ep 28 Where now for Ripple Blockchain ge ▶ Ep. 28. Where now for Ripple? & Blockchain gets all Zuck'ed up
Ep. 28. Where now for Ripple? & Blockchain gets all Zuck'ed up

We begin this week's news by discussing Mark Zuckerberg's (fintechinsidernews.com/posts/8zymDik7mxwwHNGSa/mark-zuckerberg-s-personal-challenge-is-all-about-fixing) interest in decentralisation, as he ...

Ep 27 XRPs Ripple effect and Blockchain ▶ Ep. 27. XRP's Ripple effect and Blockchain use cases
Ep. 27. XRP's Ripple effect and Blockchain use cases

Welcome to the very first show of 2018! We kick off the year with a bang, including some of the biggest stories from the holiday season, our predictions for 2018 and an interview with Peter Rizzo, Edi ...

Ep 26 Holiday Interview Special Tim Swan ▶ Ep. 26. Holiday Interview Special - Tim Swanson, & Somil Goyal: Adjoi
Ep. 26. Holiday Interview Special - Tim Swanson, & Somil Goyal: Adjoi

As it's the Christmas break we are not here this week!But instead of the usual news overview we're giving you an interview-only special show, featuring Tim Swanson and Somil Goyal from new smart contr ...

Ep 25 Keanu Reeves on bitcoin Vanguard o ▶ Ep. 25. Keanu Reeves on bitcoin, Vanguard on Blockchain and Cardano
Ep. 25. Keanu Reeves on bitcoin, Vanguard on Blockchain and Cardano

G-Sass is back in France this week but that won't stop him joining Simon for this week's installment of the news show.First up this week, the guys explore the implications of competition in the crypto ...

Ep 24 CBOE futures Bitcoin mining energy ▶ Ep. 24. CBOE futures, Bitcoin mining energy usage & investing respons
Ep. 24. CBOE futures, Bitcoin mining energy usage & investing respons

G Sass is back in London for a second week in a row to join Simon for this week's recap of the top Blockchain news - and what a week of news it was.Bitcoin futures are now available for trading throug ...

Ep 23 Bitcoin goes stratospheric Ethereu ▶ Ep. 23. Bitcoin goes stratospheric, Ethereum Cryptokitties and R3 CEO
Ep. 23. Bitcoin goes stratospheric, Ethereum Cryptokitties and R3 CEO

Colin has returned to the UK from his Australian adventure to join Simon back at our home in WeWork, Aldgate Tower. Once more, Bitcoin has hit a record high. But could the cryptocurrency's price be lo ...

Ep 22 Can Bitcoin really hit 100000 ▶ Ep. 22. Can Bitcoin really hit $100,000?
Ep. 22. Can Bitcoin really hit $100,000?

This week, normal service is resumed as we returned, inexorably, to ANOTHER new Bitcoin high - this time, over $9,000 and, according to many, fast approaching $10,000. So is it just the result of more ...

Ep 21 Bitcoin futures ConsenSys London l ▶ Ep. 21. Bitcoin futures & ConsenSys London launch party
Ep. 21. Bitcoin futures & ConsenSys London launch party

Welcome to an unusual show for us in recent weeks, as a new bitcoin high doesn't feature as our lead story!Getting us off the mark, the guys explore the new Bitcoin futures option from LedgerX priced ...

Ep 20 The greatest bitcoin story ever to ▶ Ep. 20. The greatest (bitcoin) story ever told!
Ep. 20. The greatest (bitcoin) story ever told!

The death of SegWit2x - what happened, why and what does it mean for bitcoin? How did $160m Eth get locked up in Parity wallets, and why might a fork be the only way to get it out? One of the greatest ...

Ep 19 The prequel to the greatest bitcoi ▶ Ep. 19. The prequel to the greatest (bitcoin) story ever told
Ep. 19. The prequel to the greatest (bitcoin) story ever told

First up this week - and what a week - we can confirm that SegWit2x is not going ahead! For more on this story, tune in to next week's episode. In this episode, we focus on the run up to what was near ...

Ep 18 Bitcoin soaring plus ICOs hipsters ▶ Ep. 18. Bitcoin soaring, plus ICOs, hipsters and Tezos
Ep. 18. Bitcoin soaring, plus ICOs, hipsters and Tezos

First up on today's show, Simon and Colin tackle tulip mania and other common misconceptions about crypto assets. Bitcoin has hit yet another all time high - but is the price the key figure or should ...

Ep 17 Bitcoin price explodes ICOs implod ▶ Ep. 17. Bitcoin price explodes, ICOs implode and CEO of Ripple Interv
Ep. 17. Bitcoin price explodes, ICOs implode and CEO of Ripple Interv

First up on this week’s show, Bitcoin keeps marching on, and it seems institutional money is behind its buoyancy. BlackRock, LedgerX, Wall Street - why it’s good news that everyone’s got an opinion on ...

Ep 16 Eth and Bitcoin forks Bitcoin all ▶ Ep. 16. Eth and Bitcoin forks, Bitcoin all-time high and Ripple vs R3
Ep. 16. Eth and Bitcoin forks, Bitcoin all-time high and Ripple vs R3

This week Bitcoin has gone the the moon! So what's the story behind its new all time high price? And how might the long courtship between Wall Street and Bitcoin have played a part in the story? The g ...

Ep 15 What the hell is Segwit2x enterpri ▶ Ep. 15. What the hell is Segwit2x, enterprise Blockchain and more reg
Ep. 15. What the hell is Segwit2x, enterprise Blockchain and more reg

This week Simon and Colin crunch through all the week's top news.Why's everyone talking about SegWit2x, when will it happen and what does it mean for the future of bitcoin? Switzerland looks set to re ...

Ep 14 Legitimising crypto exchanges ICOs ▶ Ep. 14. Legitimising crypto exchanges & ICOs: South Korea, Australia
Ep. 14. Legitimising crypto exchanges & ICOs: South Korea, Australia

In this episode:Simon, Colin and special guest Frank Schuil CEO and co-founder of Safello break down the last week's headlines including:The latest on the traditional finance vs crypto-currencies saga ...

Ep 13 Jamie Dimon vs Bitcoin Ethereum Mi ▶ Ep. 13. Jamie Dimon vs Bitcoin, Ethereum Mixers & Blockchain Live
Ep. 13. Jamie Dimon vs Bitcoin, Ethereum Mixers & Blockchain Live

In this episode:We bring you the second part of our series of Interviews from Blockchain Live, including Sam Chadwick from Thomson Reuters, Gemma Milne, journalist and podcast host of Science: Disrupt ...

Ep 12 Beyond Bitcoin Blockchain Live and ▶ Ep 12. Beyond Bitcoin - Blockchain Live and EOS Interview
Ep 12. Beyond Bitcoin - Blockchain Live and EOS Interview

In this episode:Simon takes us through the week's top stories including BTCC ceasing trading in China; John McAffee's challenge on Jamie Dimon; and Vitalik Buterin's claim we're in an ICO bubble. Also ...

Ep 11 Bitcoin is dead Long live Bitcoin ▶ Ep. 11. Bitcoin is dead. Long live Bitcoin
Ep. 11. Bitcoin is dead. Long live Bitcoin

Simon and Colin take you through the madness that is this week's news including:China bans bitcoin, again! Tax Exemptions for bitcoin exchanges - does taxing them make them more real?As Japan launches ...

Ep 10 China draws first regulatory blood ▶ Ep. 10. China draws first regulatory blood on ICOs
Ep. 10. China draws first regulatory blood on ICOs

In this episode:Simon and Colin and special guest, Fintech Insider and 11:FS' Jason Bates, break down the top news stories of the week including: -The PBOC declares ICOs illegal- Crypto markets tumble ...

Ep 9 Will regulators kill ICOs and Token ▶ Ep. 9. Will regulators kill ICOs and Tokens?
Ep. 9. Will regulators kill ICOs and Tokens?

In this episode:Simon, Colin and guests Kadhim Shubber and break down the top news stories of the last week including:- Bitcoin Segwit upgrade goes live- While Ethereum’s upgrade could still be a long ...

Ep 8 BCash Bitcoin Bonds and Insurance o ▶ Ep. 8 BCash, Bitcoin Bonds and Insurance on Blockchains
Ep. 8 BCash, Bitcoin Bonds and Insurance on Blockchains

In this episode:Simon, Colin and guests Steve Webb and Hadi Kabalan break down the top news stories of the last week including:- BCash hits $1000, then quickly returns to $600!- The first bond on bloc ...

Ep 7 Filecoins record breaking raise Tez ▶ Ep. 7. Filecoin's record-breaking raise & Tezos launching a VC fund
Ep. 7. Filecoin's record-breaking raise & Tezos launching a VC fund

As Bitcoin makes new highs, surpassing $4000 over the week, we look into the stories behind cryptocurrencies, tokens and DLTs. In this week's show we cover:Filecoin overtakes Tezos for the largest cro ...

Ep 6 How to get a job in blockchain BCas ▶ Ep. 6. How to get a job in blockchain & BCash: week one roundup
Ep. 6. How to get a job in blockchain & BCash: week one roundup

In this episode:Simon and Colin break down: high profile bankers leaving for cryptocurrency startups, The Chicago Board of Exchange announces that it will launch Bitcoin Futures, and ICO funding tops ...

Ep 5 The Bitcoin Fork and BCash ▶ Ep. 5. The Bitcoin Fork and BCash
Ep. 5. The Bitcoin Fork and BCash

In another packed episode Simon and Colin discuss the latest news in the industry including the arrest of Alexander Vinnik and seizure of Bitcoin exchange BTC-e; Ethereum miners chartering jumbo jets ...

Ep 4 The SEC verdict on ICOs the Parity ▶ Ep. 4: The SEC verdict on ICOs, the Parity hack and bitcoin forks!
Ep. 4: The SEC verdict on ICOs, the Parity hack and bitcoin forks!

Colin and Simon are joined by author Chris Burniske for the news.They cover the top stories rocking the blockchain and cryto space right now, kicking off with the Parity hack last week, which has as m ...

Ep 3 Bitcoin Signs is Crypto a New Relig ▶ Ep. 3: Bitcoin Signs & is Crypto a New Religion?
Ep. 3: Bitcoin Signs & is Crypto a New Religion?

This week Simon and guests talk through a guy holding up a “Buy Bitcoin” sign who gets $15,000 donated as a result, the developments in “DLT” and corporate Blockchain, Revolut's integration of bitcoin ...

Ep 2 Tokenomics FOMO and 566M in a month ▶ Ep. 2: Tokenomics, FOMO and $566M in a month
Ep. 2: Tokenomics, FOMO and $566M in a month

We talk Governments getting into Blockchain - will regulation be led by China and Singapore?, cryptocurrencies finally being taken seriously by banks, governments and regulating bodies - and then conv ...

Ep 1 Ongoing Token Madness ▶ Ep. 1: Ongoing Token Madness
Ep. 1: Ongoing Token Madness

In this episode:Today we will talk about the ongoing token madness, the importance of the state of Delaware, followed by some Blockchain news, including the importance of bitcoin in both the sale of m ...

Blockchain Special Part 1 Tokens ▶ Blockchain Special Part 1: Tokens
Blockchain Special Part 1: Tokens

As crypto currency interest and prices reach an all time high Simon and Colin bring you the first of a three part special on Blockchain. We delve into the hurricane of news that surfaced this week tal ...

Blockchain Special Part 2 Consensus Reca ▶ Blockchain Special Part 2: Consensus Recap
Blockchain Special Part 2: Consensus Recap

Part 2 of our Blockchain Special, Simon and Colin with a roster of fascinating guests focus onthe recent Consensus conference. We cover what the conference is, who should be attending and where it mea ...

Blockchain Special Part 3 EEA and ZCash ▶ Blockchain Special Part 3: EEA and ZCash
Blockchain Special Part 3: EEA and ZCash

In the third of our three part Blockchain Special, Simon and Colin are joined by some very special guests to discuss EEA, ZCash and the potential similarities between blockchain and the rise of crypto ...