Episode 268: James Simpson, Founder, mStable

Around the Coin Episode 268 James Simpson, Founder, mStable

In this episode, Tegan Kline interviews James Simpson, the founder of  mStable, a stablecoin automated market maker on Ethereum and Polygon. Before founding mStable, James was the first employee at Australian crypto hedge fund Apollo Capital, worked as a management consultant at KPMG, Shanghai, and later as a data analyst at KPMG, Melbourne. James studied … Continue reading Episode 268: James Simpson, Founder, mStable

Episode 250: Denelle Dixon, CEO of Stellar Development Foundation

Around the Coin Episode 250 Denelle Dixon, CEO of Stellar Development Foundation

In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Denelle Dixon, the CEO and Executive Director of the Stellar Development Foundation, a non-profit organization using blockchain to unlock the world’s economic potential by making money more fluid, markets more open, and people more empowered. Before joining Stellar, Dixon served as COO of Mozilla, one of the most … Continue reading Episode 250: Denelle Dixon, CEO of Stellar Development Foundation

Episode 245: Bobby C. Lee, CEO of Ballet

Around the Coin Episode 245 Bobby Lee, CEO of Ballet

In our new episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Bobby Lee, CEO of Ballet. Bobby is among the leading and most recognizable figures in the cryptocurrency space. His startup, Ballet, provides a more user-friendly physical wallet for storing cryptocurrency. He is the co-founder of BTCC, the longest-running Bitcoin exchange and leading financial platform worldwide. Before founding … Continue reading Episode 245: Bobby C. Lee, CEO of Ballet

Episode 243: Abigael Titcomb, Community Lead at Radicle

Around the Coin Episode 243 Abigael Titcomb Community Lead at Radicle

In our new episode, Tegan Kline interviews Abbey Titcomb, Community Lead at Radicle, a decentralized network for code collaboration. Abbey began her career in venture capital at Underscore VC, an early-stage firm investing across the stack in enterprise open-source, AI/ML, blockchain, and more. Since then, Abbey has been building in the Ethereum ecosystem, working with … Continue reading Episode 243: Abigael Titcomb, Community Lead at Radicle

Episode 242: William Quigley, Co-founder of Tether and WAX

Around the Coin Episode 242 William Quigley Co-founder of Tether and WAX

In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with William Quigley. Mr Quigley is a Managing Director of Magnetic, a crypto-focused investment fund. He was the first institutional investor in Paypal and has over 25 years of experience as a technology-focused venture capitalist. Mr Quigley has incubated and invested in more than 30 bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency-related … Continue reading Episode 242: William Quigley, Co-founder of Tether and WAX

Episode 236: Aaron K., Head of Listings, CoinMarketCap

Around the Coin Episode 236 Aaron K, Head of Listings Coinmarketcap

In this episode, Min Kim interviews Aaron K, Head of the listings team at CoinMarketCap, the world's leading cryptocurrency data aggregator. Aaron was employee #16 (out of 30) at CoinMarketCap and had a front-row seat to the events leading up to the acquisition. An ex-central banker, Aaron was a founding employee at the FinTech & … Continue reading Episode 236: Aaron K., Head of Listings, CoinMarketCap

Episode 234: Hossein Azari, CEO of Cmorq

Around the Coin Episode 234 Hossein Azari CEO cmorq

In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Hossein Azari, CEO of cmorq. As the Founder and CEO of cmorq, Hossein Azari has set out to level the world’s financial playing field. After his first fintech startup, Clarity Money was acquired by Goldman Sachs, Hossein began his journey to build a data management platform that allows everyday … Continue reading Episode 234: Hossein Azari, CEO of Cmorq

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