Episode 232: Billy Libby, CEO of Upper90

Around the Coin Episode 232 Billy Libby CEO Upper90

In this episode, Michael Townsend sits down with Billy Libby, CEO and Managing Partner of Upper90. Prior to starting the fund, he was the Head of Quant Execution and Market Making Sales, Goldman Sachs and Managing Director, Knight Capital. Upper90 provides non-dilutive growth capital to innovative companies that can demonstrate predictable future revenue or other … Continue reading Episode 232: Billy Libby, CEO of Upper90

Episode 231: Aaron Kaplan, Co-CEO of Prometheum

Around the Coin Episode 231 Aaron Kaplan Co-CEO Prometheum

In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Aaron Kaplan, the founder and co-CEO of Prometheum, Inc., a NYC based fintech company building a Federal Securities Law compliant, blockchain native, public market infrastructure servicing the entire digital asset lifecycle. Aaron is also of counsel at Gusrae Kaplan Nusbaum, where since 2013 he has focused his practice on … Continue reading Episode 231: Aaron Kaplan, Co-CEO of Prometheum

Episode 230: Chad Liu, Co-Founder of Tidal Finance

Around the Coin Episode 230 Chad Liu Co-Founder Tidal Finance

In this episode, Min Kim speaks with Chad Liu, Co-Founder of Tidal Finance. Chad is a Wharton MBA grad who has spent his time prior to founding Tidal Finance as an investment associate at AU21 Capital, a leading DeFi fund. Previous to that, Chad served in Business Development and Engineering functions at top Oil & … Continue reading Episode 230: Chad Liu, Co-Founder of Tidal Finance

Episode 229: Andreas Fletcher, Project Manager of the Trustlines Network

Around the Coin Episode 229 Andreas Fletcher, Project Manager of the Trustlines Network

In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Andreas Fletcher. Andreas is a project manager of the Trustlines Network at Brainbot. He has a background in finance and has been in the Blockchain Space since 2013. After supporting the development of the enterprise blockchain solutions for the biggest stock exchange in Europe, including pilot projects with the … Continue reading Episode 229: Andreas Fletcher, Project Manager of the Trustlines Network

Episode 228: Kenny Li, COO of Manta Network

Around the Coin Episode 228 Kenny Li COO Manta Network

In this episode, Min Kim interviews Kenny Li, the COO and co-founder of Manta Network. Manta network is the plug-and-play privacy protocol for the entire DeFi stack. Kenny is a serial entrepreneur with a decade of experience in scaling startups. He started mining Bitcoin in 2013, and has worked on crypto projects. He received his … Continue reading Episode 228: Kenny Li, COO of Manta Network

Episode 227: Kory Hoang, Founder of Stably

Around the Coin Episode 227 Kory Hoang Founder Stably

In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Kory Hoang, Founder of Stably. Prior to founding Stably, Kory was a Private Equity Data Analyst for PitchBook in Seattle. Kory is also a quant who has consulted for money managers, hedge funds and CTAs on many subjects ranging from VIX derivatives to cryptocurrencies and algorithmic trading. Kory … Continue reading Episode 227: Kory Hoang, Founder of Stably

Episode 226: Zack Seward, Managing Editor at Coindesk

Around the Coin Episode 226 Zack Seward Managing Editor Coindesk

In this episode, our co-host, Min Kim speaks with Zack Seward, managing editor in charge of CoinDesk's business desk. Previously, Zack was the editor-in-chief of Technical.ly, a network focused on local tech communities on the U.S. East Coast. Prior to that, Seward worked as a reporter covering business and technology for a pair of NPR … Continue reading Episode 226: Zack Seward, Managing Editor at Coindesk

Episode 225: Peter N. Ackerson, General Partner at FinVC

Around the Coin Episode 225 Peter N. Ackerson, Partner at FinVC

In this episode, Kinsa Durst interviews Peter N. Ackerson. Peter is a General Partner at FinVC, where he is responsible for sourcing investments and adding operating value at the portfolio company level. Prior to FinVC, he was CFO and Partner at SymphonyAI, a $1 billion early-stage investment and incubation platform, where he held investing, operating, … Continue reading Episode 225: Peter N. Ackerson, General Partner at FinVC