Episode 284: Kendall Cole, Head of Product at NEAR Protocol & Co-Founder of Proximity Labs

Around the Coin Episode 284 Kendall Cole, Head of Product at NEAR Protocol & Co-Founder of Proximity Labs

In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Kendall Cole, Head of Product at NEAR Protocol, a base-layer blockchain designed to provide the ideal environment for dapps by overcoming some of the limitations of competing systems—such as low throughput, low speeds, and poor cross-compatibility. Kendall is in the process of transitioning out of his current role … Continue reading Episode 284: Kendall Cole, Head of Product at NEAR Protocol & Co-Founder of Proximity Labs

Episode 283: Matthew Schultz, Chairman of CleanSpark Inc

Around the Coin Episode 283 Matthew Schultz, Chairman of CleanSpark Inc

In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Matthew Schultz, Chairman and Director of CleanSpark. He served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer from 2014 through October 2019 and has been involved in many capacities with several publicly traded companies. He served as the President and CEO of Amerigo Energy, Inc., creating multiple syndicated offerings … Continue reading Episode 283: Matthew Schultz, Chairman of CleanSpark Inc

Episode 282: Dan Martell, CEO/ Founder of SaaS Academy

Around the Coin Episode 282 Dan Martell, CEO & Founder SaaS Academy

In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Dan Martell, CEO, and Founder of SaaS Academy. Dan is a serial entrepreneur having built several multi-million dollar technology companies starting at the age of 17. He's also an award-winning angel investor, having invested in companies like Intercom, Udemy, Hootsuite, Unbounce. Today he's an executive coach focused … Continue reading Episode 282: Dan Martell, CEO/ Founder of SaaS Academy

Episode 281: Micha Benoliel, CEO and Co-Founder at Nodle

Around the Coin Episode 281 Micha Benoliel, CEO and Co-Founder at Nodle

In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Micha Benoliel, the CEO and Co-Founder of Nodle, a privacy-first, decentralized wireless network for connecting Internet of Things devices and sensors to the Internet, and Coalition Network, a non-profit foundation that provides open-source, secure exposure notification solutions for governments and enterprises to protect their citizens during pandemics. The … Continue reading Episode 281: Micha Benoliel, CEO and Co-Founder at Nodle

Episode 280: Matt Marcus, Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder of Modern Treasury

Around the Coin Episode 280 Matt Marcus, CPO & Co-Founder Modern Treasury

In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Matt Marcus, Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder of Modern Treasury. Matt was responsible for building the payment operations system at LendingHome, which has funded over $3 billion in mortgage loans. When they really started to scale, the number of payments we made exploded — from hundreds to tens of … Continue reading Episode 280: Matt Marcus, Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder of Modern Treasury

Episode 279: Marcus New, CEO of InvestX

Around the Coin Episode 279 Marcus New CEO of InvestX

In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Marcus New, CEO of InvestX. Marcus New has an accomplished career in the private and public financial markets that spans over three decades and is a pioneer in the pre-IPO asset class. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of InvestX Capital, a trading platform that … Continue reading Episode 279: Marcus New, CEO of InvestX

Episode 278: Victor Zhang, CEO of Alphawallet

Around the Coin Episode 278 Victor Zhang, CEO of Alphawallet

In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Victor Zhang, the CEO of Alphawallet. Alphawallet is the maker of AlchemyNFT, an attestation and remixing protocol for NFTs. One of its first iterations is AutographNFT.io, a platform where anyone can request a verified autograph, authenticated via Twitter profile. The technology that makes this happen is TokenScript, … Continue reading Episode 278: Victor Zhang, CEO of Alphawallet

Episode 277: Charlie Silver, CEO of Permission.io

Around the Coin Episode 277 Charlie Silver, CEO of Permission.io

In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Charlie Silver, CEO of Permission.io. Charlie is a successful entrepreneur who has founded and exited 5 startups in technology, media, and finance. He co-founded Onramp Invest, Blockforce Capital, and Reality Shares which created 7 publicly traded ETFs including the first Blockchain equity ETF(BLCN). In the dot-com era, he built … Continue reading Episode 277: Charlie Silver, CEO of Permission.io