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The Blockchain and Us: Conversations about the brave new world of blockchains, cryptoassets, and the

63 EpisodesProduced by Manuel StagarsWebsite

Conversations and stories about the brave new world of blockchain technology, cryptoassets, and the token economy. This podcast is the follow-up project of Manuel Stagars' documentary film The Blockchain and Us (2017). The podcast includes 62 interviews with pioneers in the blockchain space that too… read more


Luzius Meisser - Bitcoin's Early Days and its Eternal September, Bitcoin Association Switzerland, and Why Regulation Kills Innovation

Luzius Meisser speaks about the early days of Bitcoin and the evolution of a thriving ecosystem in Switzerland, the professionalization of the ICO market, challenges in the foundation model for ICOs, the Swiss FINMA guidelines vs. other European guidelines, the Swiss blockchain taskforce, how the law around cryptocurrencies evolves, the question if bitcoins are data, Bitcoin's "eternal September", why there may be too many different blockchains, why many tokens will go to zero, how he evaluates investments, his own experiences as an entrepreneur, why innovation comes from small companies, why regulation kills innovation in security tokens, the rise of value investing on the blockchain, and much more.
Luzius is a computer scientist and very early bitcoin adopter in Switzerland and the co-founder and now board member of the Bitcoin Association Switzerland. He is also an entrepreneur and investor in several startups and the founder Meisser Economics, which focuses on education and consulting at the intersection of economics and computer science. 
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Other people mentioned in the podcast:
Luka Mueller:üller/ 
Niklas Nikolajsen:
Alexis Roussel:, my interview with Alexis: 
Christian Decker:, my interview with Christian: 
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