On The Brink with Castle Island

By Castle Island Ventures

Hosts Matt Walsh and Nic Carter of Castle Island Ventures explore the political, ethical, and economic significance of Bitcoin and other public blockchains and talk to some of the leading experts in the industry. Learn more and stay up to date at CastleIsland.vc and follow on twitter @CastleIslandVC

  1. 1.
    Weekly Roundup 07/22/21 (The B Word, SpaceX owns Bitcoin, Stablecoins and Wildcats) (EP.231)
    40:45
  2. 2.
    Weekly Roundup 07/16/21 (New mining data, Shapeshift decentralizes, are clay tablets proto blockchains?) (EP.230)
    45:57
  3. 3.
    Weekly Roundup 07/09/21 (Circle is going public, SEC targets exchanges, the Bullish SPAC, good takes on stables from the Fed) (EP.229)
    37:47
  4. 4.
    Anton Katz and Ethan Feldman on Trading Infrastructure in Cryptoassets (EP.228)
    48:13
  5. 5.
    Weekly Roundup 07/02/21 (Eyeball based coins, why airdrops don't work, the Mining Council shares data) (EP.227)
    42:25
  6. 6.
    Kinjal Shah (Blockchain Capital) and Manasi Vora (Skynet Labs) on DAOs as a New Investing Paradigm (EP.226)
    45:17
  7. 7.
    Weekly Roundup 06/25/21 (China's Hashrate Migration, holding BTC in your bank, Taleb's bitcoin paper) (EP.225)
    48:51
  8. 8.
    Hunter Horsley (Bitwise) on the State of Crypto Asset Management (EP.224)
    37:36
  1. 9.
    Weekly Roundup 06/18/21 (Bukele's Bitcoin ambitions, the World Bank spurns El Salvador, DeFi risks) (EP. 223)
    34:25
  2. 10.
    Ask Me Anything 2.0 with Matt, Nic, and Ria (EP.222)
    43:40
  3. 11.
    Weekly Roundup 06/11/21 (Bitcoinización in LatAm, volcano mining, El Salvador turns orange) (EP.221)
    39:55
  4. 12.
    Chris Blec (DeFi Watch) on the Pursuit of Transparency in DeFi (EP.220)
    48:44
  5. 13.
    Jeff Kirt and Ted Rogers on the Story Behind the Greenidge Plant (EP.219)
    52:24
  6. 14.
    Matteo Leibowitz and Eric Stone on Uniswap V3 (EP.218)
    54:26
  7. 15.
    Weekly Roundup 05/26/21 (The Mining Council, Lael Brainard's Free Banking mistake, Kazakh FUD) (EP.217)
    48:17
  8. 16.
    Hass McCook on Bitcoin's energy use in context (EP.216)
    1:02:26
  9. 17.
    Weekly Roundup 05/21/21(Taproot edges closer to activation, IRS demands reports for $10k txns, OCC reversal on Bitcoin?) (EP.215)
    43:13
  10. 18.
    Alex Thorn (Galaxy Digital) on Dogecoin and Monetizing Memes (EP.214)
    46:28
  11. 19.
    Weekly Roundup 05/14/21 (Tom Brady is a Bitcoiner, Elon betrays us, Tether's questionable reserves) (EP.213)
    55:35
  12. 20.
    Katie Chase on the maturation of cryptoasset data (EP.212)
    30:02
  13. 21.
    Weekly Roundup 05/07/21 (PoR is back, NY considers a mining ban, NYDIG's FIS partnership) (EP.211)
    39:18
  14. 22.
    Noah Buxton and Jeremy Nau (Armanino LLP) on the Proof of Reserve Restoration (EP.212)
    49:45
  15. 23.
    Nicholas Gregory (CommerceBlock) on statechains for scalability and privacy (EP.211)
    43:47
  16. 24.
    Weekly Roundup 04/30/21(Matt's Turkey Jerky, Elon 'proves' Bitcoin liquidity, Nexon's BTC buy) (EP.210)
    35:59
  17. 25.
    Andrew Steinwold on Investing in the Metaverse (EP.210)
    42:44
  18. 26.
    Weekly Roundup 04/23/21 (Estimating hashrate, mining Bitcoin with solar, capital gains hike?) (EP.209)
    33:10
  19. 27.
    Nick Neuman (Casa) on resilient self-custody with multisig (EP.208)
    54:19
  20. 28.
    Weekly Roundup 04/16/21 ($COIN lists, NYT FUD, Hester's Safe Harbor 2.0, Gensler confirmed) (EP.207)
    35:10
  21. 29.
    Dmitry Tokarev (Copper) on building crypto settlement infrastructure (EP.206)
    34:22
  22. 30.
    Larry Cermak and Mike Rogers (The Block) on the Stablecoin Market (EP.205)
    53:01
  23. 31.
    Weekly Roundup 04/09/21 (Coinbase Q1 Earnings, TB12 gets into NFTs, GBTC ETF update) (EP.204)
    33:18
  24. 32.
    Matthew Mežinskis (Crypto Voices) on How to Compare Bitcoin with Fiat (EP.203)
    1:14:49
  25. 33.
    Jeth Soetoyo (Pintu) on building a cryptoasset brokerage in a frontier market (EP.202)
    36:37
  26. 34.
    Weekly Roundup 04/02/21 (Our Dice Crisis, Paypal opens Bitcoin to Merchants, USA Retail CBDC?) (EP.201)
    38:33
  27. 35.
    Rafael Cosman (TrustToken) on Uncollateralized On-Chain Lending (EP.200)
    44:45
  28. 36.
    James Davolos (Horizon Kinetics) on Betting on Inflation (EP.199)
    50:53
  29. 37.
    Weekly Roundup 03/26/21 (The most violent people on earth, Fidelity's Wise Origin ETF, can GBTC be saved?) (EP.198)
    41:44
  30. 38.
    Dan Tapiero (10T Holdings) on Macro, Crypto and Growth Equity (EP.197)
    45:27
  31. 39.
    Michael Greenwald (Tiedemann Advisors) on the Dollar as a Policy Tool (EP.196)
    46:14
  32. 40.
    Weekly Roundup 03/19/21 (NYDIG's rumor, NFT taxonomies, BoFa's bad Bitcoin report) (EP.195)
    39:54
  33. 41.
    Dennison Bertram and Raf Solari on Reforming DeFi Governance (EP.194)
    38:07
  34. 42.
    Robby Gutmann (NYDIG) on the Institutionalization of Bitcoin (EP.193)
    52:37
  35. 43.
    Weekly Roundup 03/11/21 (GBTC redemption scenarios, Norwegian energy in Bitcoin, the NFT missing link) (EP.192)
    45:52
  36. 44.
    Zac Prince (BlockFi) on the Series D raise and a market update (EP.191)
    31:19
  37. 45.
    Matthew Le Merle on technology trends and the cryptoasset markets (EP.190)
    55:13
  38. 46.
    David Vorick (Nebulous) on the Maturation of Decentralized Cloud Storage (EP.189)
    47:17
  39. 47.
    Weekly Roundup 03/05/21 (GBTC discounted, Private Blockchains are Back, the Last Cycle?) (EP.188)
    32:49
  40. 48.
    Brian Flynn (Rabbit Hole) on NFTs and DeFi Customer Acquisition (EP.187)
    29:05
  41. 49.
    Weekly Roundup 02/26/21 (Bitcoin vs Fedwire, ETF prospects, Is the Tether Saga Over?) (EP.186)
    40:56
  42. 50.
    Tieshun Roquerre (Namebase) on the Prospects for Decentralized DNS (EP.185)
    1:03:18

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