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Clay Collins

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Flippening - For Crypto Investors

Flippening - For Crypto Investors

Clay Collins

17
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49
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Flippening is for cryptocurrency investors. Each week we discuss the cryptocurrency economy, new investment strategies for maximizing returns, and stories from the front lines of financial disruption. Flippening is for a new class of investors that were not part of the financial services world before bitcoin, but got into finance because of their passion for cryptoassets, blockchain, altcoins, and distributed ledger technology.

Latest Episodes

Saving, Spending & Trading on Crypto Rails w/ JP Thieriot of Uphold (Ep. 0083)

Welcome to this cryptocurrency podcast with JP Thieriot, CEO of Uphold, a platform that lets users hold, spend, and instantly exchange assets like cryptocurrencies, fiat, and gold. Uphold also serves as Brave’s default wallet for holding Basic Attention Token or BAT. The interview covers several topics, including: How growing up in Argentina influenced JP’s views on money and inflation How JP discovered Bitcoin while searching for a better way to send money internationally The story of Bitreserve, the original Uphold How regulatory friction frustrates innovation in finance Uphold’s commitment to transparency How Uphold thinks about its product roadmap, services, and business operations The benefits of having a gold-denominated bank account Managing inflationary risk Sponsors: Crypto Loans by Nexo Nexo provides the world’s most advanced credit and lending services to retail and institutional clients. Nexo built its reputation in the blockchain industry with its Instant Crypto Cre...

78 minAUG 20
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Saving, Spending & Trading on Crypto Rails w/ JP Thieriot of Uphold (Ep. 0083)

Kraken’s CEO Jesse Powell on Boosting Bitcoin by Improving Exchanges (Ep. 0082)

Welcome to this cryptocurrency podcast with Jesse Powell, co-founder and CEO of Kraken, a top-10 crypto exchange with an "A" transparency rating on Nomics.com and one of the first legitimate enterprises in the space. Jesse started Kraken after the 2011 Mt. Gox hack. He felt that for Bitcoin to go mainstream, exchanges would have to professionalize. The conversation is split into 3 chapters: The state of crypto exchanges in 2020 Behind the scenes at Kraken: services, acquisitions & relationship with regulators How Kraken differentiates itself It also covers: How Kraken got its name and aesthetic Why Kraken never launched an exchange token Kraken’s upcoming retail mobile app & simplified desktop site Jesse’s views on NFTs Sponsors: Crypto Loans by Nexo Nexo is the only lender offering INSTANT crypto credit lines, which let you use digital assets as collateral to get cash in 45 fiat currencies and stablecoins. Annual interest rates for credit lines are now starting at just 5.9% - whi...

84 minJUL 8
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Kraken’s CEO Jesse Powell on Boosting Bitcoin by Improving Exchanges (Ep. 0082)

The Domain Industry 101 for Crypto Investors w/ Mike Carson of Park.io (Ep. 0081)

Welcome to this cryptocurrency podcast with Mike Carson, founder of Park.io, which lets users backorder expiring domain names, and Gateway.io, which facilitates the sale of second-level domains off of Handshake top-level domains or TLDs. Handshake (HNS) is a blockchain-based protocol that enables anyone to own a TLD. As Mike explains, it "opens the floodgates to the TLD space." The conversation is split into 3 chapters: The domain name industry Business opportunities for owners of Handshake TLDs TLD security, Gateway.io & Mike's hopes for the future of the space It also covers: Mike’s journey from working in tech support to launching WizeHive ICANN’s role in managing the TLD system How the current system stifles innovation The story behind .io How top-level domains are like neighborhoods Sponsors: Uphold Uphold is the only app that lets you go from anything to anything in one trade. Bitcoin to Gold? No problem. Want to send euros to your sister using your XRP stash? One trade and ...

55 minJUN 26
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The Domain Industry 101 for Crypto Investors w/ Mike Carson of Park.io (Ep. 0081)

Quote Currency Dominance (QCD) & Why It Matters w/ Clay from Nomics.com (Ep. 0080)

Welcome to this cryptocurrency podcast. Today’s guest is Flippening host and Nomics CEO, Clay Collins. The content is excerpted from Clay's recent presentation at Consensus: Distributed, a virtual version of CoinDesk’s annual blockchain conference. In his talk, Clay covers a number of topics, including: What is quote currency dominance? How stablecoins became the dominant quote currencies in crypto trading Why Binance offers so many BNB trading pairs Why exchanges like FTX list so many altcoins Why most aggregators end up doubling their volume data Why it’s important to have a sound methodology when calculating trading volume Sponsors: Crypto Loans by Nexo Nexo is the only lender offering INSTANT crypto credit lines, which let you use digital assets as collateral to get cash in 45 fiat currencies and stablecoins. Annual interest rates for credit lines are now starting at just 5.9% - which may very well be the lowest borrowing rate in the whole industry. Nexo is also a strategic p...

17 minJUN 19
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Quote Currency Dominance (QCD) & Why It Matters w/ Clay from Nomics.com (Ep. 0080)

Chainalysis' Economist Reveals Unreported BTC Analysis w/ Philip Gradwell (Ep. 0079)

Welcome to this cryptocurrency podcast with Philip Gradwell, Chief Economist at Chainalysis, a provider of blockchain intelligence and compliance solutions to businesses and law enforcement. The interview covers a range of topics including how Bitcoin is used, how much might be lost forever, its concentration among top crypto exchanges, and the true scale of illicit activity occurring on the network. The conversation is split into 3 chapters: How Bitcoin is held, traded and spent Bitcoin and crime A deep dive on exchanges It also covers: Philip’s role as Chief Economist at Chainalysis How a relatively small group of traders influence Bitcoin’s price How Chainalysis ties addresses to particular exchanges Bitcoin’s concentration among the top 14 crypto exchanges The role of fiat in the crypto ecosystem How Tether became the dominant quote currency in crypto trading Sponsors: Uphold Uphold is the only app that lets you go from anything to anything in one trade. Bitcoin to Gold? No p...

73 minJUN 12
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Chainalysis' Economist Reveals Unreported BTC Analysis w/ Philip Gradwell (Ep. 0079)

Social Money 101 (For Empowering Creators & Communities) w/ Bradley & Sid from Roll (Ep. 0078)

Welcome to this cryptocurrency podcast with Bradley Miles and Sid Kalla, co-founders of Roll, an Ethereum-based social money platform that enables influencers and creators mint social money to incentivize and reward their communities. Thanks to Roll, social money economies are springing up across a range of categories. Individuals have even used Roll to tokenize themselves, enabling believers to invest in their social capital. The conversation is split into 5 chapters: Introduction A deep dive into social money Getting started with Roll – using Nomics' NOM token as an example Prehistory of social money Operations at Roll & the future of social money It also covers: Tingles, the first social money on Roll The mechanics of distributing social money Using social money to crowdfund and kickstart communities How digital artists use social money The Roll tech stack Why Roll standardizes economics across creators Sponsors: CryptoTrader.Tax CryptoTrader.Tax makes the excruciating task of r...

69 minMAY 28
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Social Money 101 (For Empowering Creators & Communities) w/ Bradley & Sid from Roll (Ep. 0078)

The State of Asset Tokenization in 2020 w/ Hart Lambur & Michael Oved (Ep. 0077)

Welcome to this cryptocurrency podcast with Hart Lambur, co-founder of UMA, and Michael Oved, co-founder and CEO of Fluidity, the company behind AirSwap. The discussion is from a live panel titled Tokenizing Traditional Assets, which took place at 0xpo, a February 2020 conference hosted by 0x (ZRX). The conversation spans 3 main topics: The state of asset tokenization Security token exchanges The future of tokenization It also covers: The evolution of tokenization –from ERC20 to today Custodial vs. synthetic representations of assets How blockchain enables secondary markets for almost any asset Why Hart and Michael are excited about Libra Why many consumers choose centralized exchanges over DEXs Sponsors: Crypto Loans by Nexo Nexo is the only lender offering INSTANT crypto credit lines, which let you use digital assets as collateral to get cash in 45 fiat currencies and stablecoins. Annual interest rates for credit lines are now starting at just 5.9% - which may very well be the lo...

29 minMAY 16
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The State of Asset Tokenization in 2020 w/ Hart Lambur & Michael Oved (Ep. 0077)

Daily Clip: Crypto’s 1st Broker-Dealer w/ Sam McIngvale of Coinbase Custody (#34)

Welcome to Daily Wisdom, a daily crypto podcast from The Flippening. These episodes feature short, to-the-point clips from our full-length interviews. We talk with the men and women behind the trades, crypto exchanges, regulations, and crypto market cap movements with the goal of helping you become a better, more informed investor. Today’s episode is from a 2018 conversation with Sam McIngvale, Head of Product at Coinbase Custody, the world’s largest cryptocurrency custody service. We discuss why Coinbase chose to partner with an SEC-regulated broker-dealer. For the full conversation, check out Flippening episode 28. Sponsors Crypto Loans by Nexo Nexo is the only lender offering INSTANT crypto credit lines, which let you use digital assets as collateral to get cash in 45 fiat currencies and stablecoins. Annual interest rates for credit lines are now starting at just 5.9% - which may very well be the lowest borrowing rate in the whole industry. Nexo is also a strategic partner of e...

6 minMAY 11
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Daily Clip: Crypto’s 1st Broker-Dealer w/ Sam McIngvale of Coinbase Custody (#34)

Daily Clip: The Case for Fungibility w/ Jordan Clifford of Scalar Capital (#33)

Welcome to Daily Wisdom, a daily crypto podcast from The Flippening. These episodes feature short, to-the-point clips from our full-length interviews. We talk with the men and women behind the trades, crypto exchanges, regulations, and crypto market cap movements with the goal of helping you become a better, more informed investor. Today’s episode is from a 2019 conversation with Jordan Clifford, co-founder and Managing Director at cryptoasset fund Scalar Capital. We discuss how his experience working at Coinbase reinforced his beliefs in privacy and that crypto should be as fungible as cash. For the full conversation, check out Flippening episode 41. Sponsors Crypto Loans by Nexo Nexo is the only lender offering INSTANT crypto credit lines, which let you use digital assets as collateral to get cash in 45 fiat currencies and stablecoins. Annual interest rates for credit lines are now starting at just 5.9% - which may very well be the lowest borrowing rate in the whole industry. Nex...

6 minMAY 7
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Daily Clip: The Case for Fungibility w/ Jordan Clifford of Scalar Capital (#33)

Daily Clip: The New Pitch for Crypto w/ Stephen McKeon of Collaborative Fund (#32)

Welcome to Daily Wisdom, a daily crypto podcast from The Flippening. These episodes feature short, to-the-point clips from our full-length interviews. We talk with the men and women behind the trades, crypto exchanges, regulations, and crypto market cap movements with the goal of helping you become a better, more informed investor. Today’s episode is from a 2019 conversation with Stephen McKeon, finance professor at the University of Oregon and partner at Collaborative Fund, where he heads up Collab Crypto, a group dedicated to blockchain and cryptoassets. We discuss the state of crypto venture capital and Stephen’s observation that as investors gain sophistication, they’re less content with exposure to crypto and more interested in following narrow investment theses. For the full conversation, check out Flippening episode 43. Sponsors Crypto Loans by Nexo Nexo is the only lender offering INSTANT crypto credit lines, which let you use digital assets as collateral to get cash in 4...

7 minMAY 6
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Daily Clip: The New Pitch for Crypto w/ Stephen McKeon of Collaborative Fund (#32)

Latest Episodes

Saving, Spending & Trading on Crypto Rails w/ JP Thieriot of Uphold (Ep. 0083)

Welcome to this cryptocurrency podcast with JP Thieriot, CEO of Uphold, a platform that lets users hold, spend, and instantly exchange assets like cryptocurrencies, fiat, and gold. Uphold also serves as Brave’s default wallet for holding Basic Attention Token or BAT. The interview covers several topics, including: How growing up in Argentina influenced JP’s views on money and inflation How JP discovered Bitcoin while searching for a better way to send money internationally The story of Bitreserve, the original Uphold How regulatory friction frustrates innovation in finance Uphold’s commitment to transparency How Uphold thinks about its product roadmap, services, and business operations The benefits of having a gold-denominated bank account Managing inflationary risk Sponsors: Crypto Loans by Nexo Nexo provides the world’s most advanced credit and lending services to retail and institutional clients. Nexo built its reputation in the blockchain industry with its Instant Crypto Cre...

78 minAUG 20
Comments
Saving, Spending & Trading on Crypto Rails w/ JP Thieriot of Uphold (Ep. 0083)

Kraken’s CEO Jesse Powell on Boosting Bitcoin by Improving Exchanges (Ep. 0082)

Welcome to this cryptocurrency podcast with Jesse Powell, co-founder and CEO of Kraken, a top-10 crypto exchange with an "A" transparency rating on Nomics.com and one of the first legitimate enterprises in the space. Jesse started Kraken after the 2011 Mt. Gox hack. He felt that for Bitcoin to go mainstream, exchanges would have to professionalize. The conversation is split into 3 chapters: The state of crypto exchanges in 2020 Behind the scenes at Kraken: services, acquisitions & relationship with regulators How Kraken differentiates itself It also covers: How Kraken got its name and aesthetic Why Kraken never launched an exchange token Kraken’s upcoming retail mobile app & simplified desktop site Jesse’s views on NFTs Sponsors: Crypto Loans by Nexo Nexo is the only lender offering INSTANT crypto credit lines, which let you use digital assets as collateral to get cash in 45 fiat currencies and stablecoins. Annual interest rates for credit lines are now starting at just 5.9% - whi...

84 minJUL 8
Comments
Kraken’s CEO Jesse Powell on Boosting Bitcoin by Improving Exchanges (Ep. 0082)

The Domain Industry 101 for Crypto Investors w/ Mike Carson of Park.io (Ep. 0081)

Welcome to this cryptocurrency podcast with Mike Carson, founder of Park.io, which lets users backorder expiring domain names, and Gateway.io, which facilitates the sale of second-level domains off of Handshake top-level domains or TLDs. Handshake (HNS) is a blockchain-based protocol that enables anyone to own a TLD. As Mike explains, it "opens the floodgates to the TLD space." The conversation is split into 3 chapters: The domain name industry Business opportunities for owners of Handshake TLDs TLD security, Gateway.io & Mike's hopes for the future of the space It also covers: Mike’s journey from working in tech support to launching WizeHive ICANN’s role in managing the TLD system How the current system stifles innovation The story behind .io How top-level domains are like neighborhoods Sponsors: Uphold Uphold is the only app that lets you go from anything to anything in one trade. Bitcoin to Gold? No problem. Want to send euros to your sister using your XRP stash? One trade and ...

55 minJUN 26
Comments
The Domain Industry 101 for Crypto Investors w/ Mike Carson of Park.io (Ep. 0081)

Quote Currency Dominance (QCD) & Why It Matters w/ Clay from Nomics.com (Ep. 0080)

Welcome to this cryptocurrency podcast. Today’s guest is Flippening host and Nomics CEO, Clay Collins. The content is excerpted from Clay's recent presentation at Consensus: Distributed, a virtual version of CoinDesk’s annual blockchain conference. In his talk, Clay covers a number of topics, including: What is quote currency dominance? How stablecoins became the dominant quote currencies in crypto trading Why Binance offers so many BNB trading pairs Why exchanges like FTX list so many altcoins Why most aggregators end up doubling their volume data Why it’s important to have a sound methodology when calculating trading volume Sponsors: Crypto Loans by Nexo Nexo is the only lender offering INSTANT crypto credit lines, which let you use digital assets as collateral to get cash in 45 fiat currencies and stablecoins. Annual interest rates for credit lines are now starting at just 5.9% - which may very well be the lowest borrowing rate in the whole industry. Nexo is also a strategic p...

17 minJUN 19
Comments
Quote Currency Dominance (QCD) & Why It Matters w/ Clay from Nomics.com (Ep. 0080)

Chainalysis' Economist Reveals Unreported BTC Analysis w/ Philip Gradwell (Ep. 0079)

Welcome to this cryptocurrency podcast with Philip Gradwell, Chief Economist at Chainalysis, a provider of blockchain intelligence and compliance solutions to businesses and law enforcement. The interview covers a range of topics including how Bitcoin is used, how much might be lost forever, its concentration among top crypto exchanges, and the true scale of illicit activity occurring on the network. The conversation is split into 3 chapters: How Bitcoin is held, traded and spent Bitcoin and crime A deep dive on exchanges It also covers: Philip’s role as Chief Economist at Chainalysis How a relatively small group of traders influence Bitcoin’s price How Chainalysis ties addresses to particular exchanges Bitcoin’s concentration among the top 14 crypto exchanges The role of fiat in the crypto ecosystem How Tether became the dominant quote currency in crypto trading Sponsors: Uphold Uphold is the only app that lets you go from anything to anything in one trade. Bitcoin to Gold? No p...

73 minJUN 12
Comments
Chainalysis' Economist Reveals Unreported BTC Analysis w/ Philip Gradwell (Ep. 0079)

Social Money 101 (For Empowering Creators & Communities) w/ Bradley & Sid from Roll (Ep. 0078)

Welcome to this cryptocurrency podcast with Bradley Miles and Sid Kalla, co-founders of Roll, an Ethereum-based social money platform that enables influencers and creators mint social money to incentivize and reward their communities. Thanks to Roll, social money economies are springing up across a range of categories. Individuals have even used Roll to tokenize themselves, enabling believers to invest in their social capital. The conversation is split into 5 chapters: Introduction A deep dive into social money Getting started with Roll – using Nomics' NOM token as an example Prehistory of social money Operations at Roll & the future of social money It also covers: Tingles, the first social money on Roll The mechanics of distributing social money Using social money to crowdfund and kickstart communities How digital artists use social money The Roll tech stack Why Roll standardizes economics across creators Sponsors: CryptoTrader.Tax CryptoTrader.Tax makes the excruciating task of r...

69 minMAY 28
Comments
Social Money 101 (For Empowering Creators & Communities) w/ Bradley & Sid from Roll (Ep. 0078)

The State of Asset Tokenization in 2020 w/ Hart Lambur & Michael Oved (Ep. 0077)

Welcome to this cryptocurrency podcast with Hart Lambur, co-founder of UMA, and Michael Oved, co-founder and CEO of Fluidity, the company behind AirSwap. The discussion is from a live panel titled Tokenizing Traditional Assets, which took place at 0xpo, a February 2020 conference hosted by 0x (ZRX). The conversation spans 3 main topics: The state of asset tokenization Security token exchanges The future of tokenization It also covers: The evolution of tokenization –from ERC20 to today Custodial vs. synthetic representations of assets How blockchain enables secondary markets for almost any asset Why Hart and Michael are excited about Libra Why many consumers choose centralized exchanges over DEXs Sponsors: Crypto Loans by Nexo Nexo is the only lender offering INSTANT crypto credit lines, which let you use digital assets as collateral to get cash in 45 fiat currencies and stablecoins. Annual interest rates for credit lines are now starting at just 5.9% - which may very well be the lo...

29 minMAY 16
Comments
The State of Asset Tokenization in 2020 w/ Hart Lambur & Michael Oved (Ep. 0077)

Daily Clip: Crypto’s 1st Broker-Dealer w/ Sam McIngvale of Coinbase Custody (#34)

Welcome to Daily Wisdom, a daily crypto podcast from The Flippening. These episodes feature short, to-the-point clips from our full-length interviews. We talk with the men and women behind the trades, crypto exchanges, regulations, and crypto market cap movements with the goal of helping you become a better, more informed investor. Today’s episode is from a 2018 conversation with Sam McIngvale, Head of Product at Coinbase Custody, the world’s largest cryptocurrency custody service. We discuss why Coinbase chose to partner with an SEC-regulated broker-dealer. For the full conversation, check out Flippening episode 28. Sponsors Crypto Loans by Nexo Nexo is the only lender offering INSTANT crypto credit lines, which let you use digital assets as collateral to get cash in 45 fiat currencies and stablecoins. Annual interest rates for credit lines are now starting at just 5.9% - which may very well be the lowest borrowing rate in the whole industry. Nexo is also a strategic partner of e...

6 minMAY 11
Comments
Daily Clip: Crypto’s 1st Broker-Dealer w/ Sam McIngvale of Coinbase Custody (#34)

Daily Clip: The Case for Fungibility w/ Jordan Clifford of Scalar Capital (#33)

Welcome to Daily Wisdom, a daily crypto podcast from The Flippening. These episodes feature short, to-the-point clips from our full-length interviews. We talk with the men and women behind the trades, crypto exchanges, regulations, and crypto market cap movements with the goal of helping you become a better, more informed investor. Today’s episode is from a 2019 conversation with Jordan Clifford, co-founder and Managing Director at cryptoasset fund Scalar Capital. We discuss how his experience working at Coinbase reinforced his beliefs in privacy and that crypto should be as fungible as cash. For the full conversation, check out Flippening episode 41. Sponsors Crypto Loans by Nexo Nexo is the only lender offering INSTANT crypto credit lines, which let you use digital assets as collateral to get cash in 45 fiat currencies and stablecoins. Annual interest rates for credit lines are now starting at just 5.9% - which may very well be the lowest borrowing rate in the whole industry. Nex...

6 minMAY 7
Comments
Daily Clip: The Case for Fungibility w/ Jordan Clifford of Scalar Capital (#33)

Daily Clip: The New Pitch for Crypto w/ Stephen McKeon of Collaborative Fund (#32)

Welcome to Daily Wisdom, a daily crypto podcast from The Flippening. These episodes feature short, to-the-point clips from our full-length interviews. We talk with the men and women behind the trades, crypto exchanges, regulations, and crypto market cap movements with the goal of helping you become a better, more informed investor. Today’s episode is from a 2019 conversation with Stephen McKeon, finance professor at the University of Oregon and partner at Collaborative Fund, where he heads up Collab Crypto, a group dedicated to blockchain and cryptoassets. We discuss the state of crypto venture capital and Stephen’s observation that as investors gain sophistication, they’re less content with exposure to crypto and more interested in following narrow investment theses. For the full conversation, check out Flippening episode 43. Sponsors Crypto Loans by Nexo Nexo is the only lender offering INSTANT crypto credit lines, which let you use digital assets as collateral to get cash in 4...

7 minMAY 6
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Daily Clip: The New Pitch for Crypto w/ Stephen McKeon of Collaborative Fund (#32)
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