Episode 238: Alexander S. Blum, Managing Director of Two Prime

Around the Coin Episode 238 Alexander S. Blum, Managing Director of Two Prime

In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Alexander S. Blum, managing director of Two Prime. Alexander bought his first bitcoin for $9 in 2012 and has been professionally involved with the industry ever since. Two Prime offers an actively-managed BTC and ETH long fund, focusing on wealth preservation and a secondary focus on growth. He … Continue reading Episode 238: Alexander S. Blum, Managing Director of Two Prime

Episode 235: Matthew Zipkin, Lead Developer at Impervious

Around the Coin Episode 235 Matthew Zipkin Lead Developer at Handshake

In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Matthew Zipkin, Lead Developer at Impervious. Zipkin joined Impervious in 2021 to contribute full-time to Handshake, which is an alternative DNS root zone secured by proof-of-work. Impervious is a team of developers contributing open source core software for Handshake and Bitcoin. The Handshake full node software is a … Continue reading Episode 235: Matthew Zipkin, Lead Developer at Impervious

Episode 223: Ugochukwu Aronu, CEO of Xend Finance

Around the Coin Episode 223 Ugochukwu Aronu CEO of Xend Finance

Ugochukwu Aronu is CEO of Xend Finance and he was one of the first blockchain meetup organizers in his region of Nigeria. He created a widely used ERC20 and BTC wallet used by exchanges and launched Xend Finance as one of the first Binance Smart Chain projects, backed by Binance Labs and Google Launchpad. Ugochukwu … Continue reading Episode 223: Ugochukwu Aronu, CEO of Xend Finance

Episode 215: Denko Mancheski, Founder and CEO of Reef Finance

Around the Coin Episode 215 Denko Mancheski, founder and CEO Reef Finance

In this episode, we interview Denko Mancheski, founder and CEO of Reef Finance. Denko has been in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry for around 6 years as a developer - working with many notable technologies including NXT blockchain, Bitshares, Steem as well as EOS. He now runs Reef Finance, a hub for Decentralized Finance running … Continue reading Episode 215: Denko Mancheski, Founder and CEO of Reef Finance

Episode 209: Ray Youssef, CEO and Co-founder of Paxful

Around the Coin Episode 209 Ray Youssef CEO and co-founder Paxful

Description: In this episode, Faisal Khan interviews Ray Youssef, CEO, and Co-founder of Paxful. Ray is an NYC native and a big believer in the real world change crypto and P2P finance can do. He is a technology expert, crypto enthusiast, philanthropist, and more.  Several years ago his IT startup had failed, his life savings were … Continue reading Episode 209: Ray Youssef, CEO and Co-founder of Paxful

Episode 197: Xiaohan Zhu, CEO of Meter.io

Around the coin podcast interview with Xiaohan Zhu, CEO of Meter.io

Description: Mike Townsend interviews Xiaohan Zhu, CEO of Meter.io. Xiaohan Zhu is an engineer by training, he was born and raised in China, and moved the US to go to graduate school at UC San Diego, and eventually got his MBA at Wharton before working as an engineer at Microsoft and Motorola. In 2016 he became fascinated with … Continue reading Episode 197: Xiaohan Zhu, CEO of Meter.io

Episode 196: Sunayna Tuteja, Head of Digital Assets TD Ameritrade

Around the coin podcast interview with Sunayna Tuteja, Head of Digital Assets TD Ameritrade

Description: In this engaging interview Mike Townsend interviews Sunayna Tuteja, Head of Digital Assets and Blockchain at TD Ameritrade. With more than ten years of diverse global experience, she has a proven record for building new ventures from scratch and leading the kind of change that is critical in shaping the future of business. In her … Continue reading Episode 196: Sunayna Tuteja, Head of Digital Assets TD Ameritrade

Episode 195: Kyle Samani, Founder at Multicoin Capital

Around the coin podcast interview with Kyle Samani Multicoin Capital

Description: Kyle Samani and Mike Townsend sit down and chat about how cryptocurrency will influence the US and global economy over the coming years. Kyle gives us the down low on companies and crypto projects he's excited about, and how he thinks about making investment decisions.  Kyle Samani is a co-founder and managing partner at Multicoin … Continue reading Episode 195: Kyle Samani, Founder at Multicoin Capital