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
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
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
In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Raullen Chai, Founder & CEO of IoTeX. After stints in cybersecurity and blockchain at Uber and Google, Raullen is now CEO of IoTex. He leads a global team of cryptologists, blockchain experts, and IoT specialists in building the Trusted Internet of Things. Founded as an open-source project in 2017, … Continue reading Episode 264: Raullen Chai, Founder and CEO of IoTeX
In this episode, Tegan Kline sits down with Hart Lambur, the co-founder of UMA, a decentralized financial contracts platform built to enable Universal Market Access. Hart studied computer science before working as an interest rate trader at Goldman Sachs through the financial crisis. In 2013 he co-founded Openfolio, a personal finance tracking platform that was … Continue reading Episode 263: Hart Lambur, Co-founder of UMA
In this episode, Tegan Kline speaks with Brendan Asselstine, the co-founder of PoolTogether, a prize savings game built on Ethereum. Prior to that, Brendan ran an Ethereum dev consultancy and has been building products for over ten years. Brendan Asselstine, CTO of PoolTogether Inc. Co-Hosts: Tegan Kline: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tegan-kline-17306b60/ Official Website: http://www.aroundthecoin.com Available On… iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/around-the-coin/id805021615Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/around-the-coinYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aroundthecoinQuora: https://aroundthecoin.quora.com/Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/aroundthecoinBuzzsprout: https://aroundthecoin.buzzsprout.com/Medium: https://medium.com/around-the-coinTwitter: https://twitter.com/aroundthecoinFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/aroundthecoin/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/around-the-coin/
In this episode, Tegan Kline speaks with Doug Petkanics, the Founder and CEO at Livepeer, where he focuses on protocol research and software development. Livepeer is building an open-source video infrastructure platform, which leverages decentralization to drive down costs and meet the needs of developers building video streaming applications at scale. Prior to Livepeer, Doug … Continue reading Episode 251: Doug Petkanics, Founder, CEO at Livepeer Inc.
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