Episode 240: Maya Pochiraju, VP Product at Payability

Around the Coin Episode 240 Maya Pochiraju VP Product at Payability

In this episode, Min Kim interviews Maya Pochiraju. Maya is the Vice President in Blackstone’s Innovations Group driving firm-wide strategic technology programs across investor experience, fundraising, new-business regulation, and cloud computing. Maya’s work is based on her belief that technology should be leveraged to propel growth by providing unique business insights along with faster innovation, … Continue reading Episode 240: Maya Pochiraju, VP Product at Payability

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 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 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 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 221: Tegan Kline, Founder of Edge & Node (prev. The Graph)

Tegan Kline, Founder of Edge & Node (prev. The Graph)

Tegan Kline is founder of Edge and Node, (prev. Business Lead for The Graph), an indexing and query protocol organising the world’s open blockchain data and making open data a public good. Tegan helps leaders and innovators connect more deeply with stakeholders across the blockchain ecosystem. Tegan is the former International Business Development Manager and … Continue reading Episode 221: Tegan Kline, Founder of Edge & Node (prev. The Graph)

Episode 220: George Gvazava, CEO of CryptX Wallet

Around the Coin Episode 220 George Gvazava, CEO of CryptX Wallet

George Gvazava brings diverse finance expertise from his roles at Deloitte, Galt & Taggart (the largest investment bank in Georgia), and, as the CFO at Brokers.IO, a group of fintech companies. Most recently, he became a CEO of CryptX, an easy-to-use Crypto Wallet with institutional grade security. George also loves sharing his knowledge and experience … Continue reading Episode 220: George Gvazava, CEO of CryptX Wallet