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The Blockchain Show

100 EpisodesProduced by Ethan KinderknechtWebsite

The Blockchain Show is a weekly podcast that demystifies cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technology. 0x5279e7fd39c81a969b52cd97a6dac6df7cb90018

100 Episodes | 2019 - 2021

211: Aleph Zero with Matthew Niemerg

November 10th, 2021


Matthew Niemerg, Ph.D., is the founder and president of Aleph Zero— a Swiss non-profit offering scalable plug-and-play privacy solution leveraging …

210: The Beginners Guide to Coinbase

November 1st, 2021


Venn, Daniel, and Ethan share their experiences with Coinbase and offer advice for those ready to make their first crypto purchase. Use this LINK to get $10 of free bitcoin and also to help support this show. 

If you've …

209: Celo with Dr. Markus Franke of cLabs

October 24th, 2021


Dr. Markus Franke is a partner at cLabs working on Celo, an open source, global platform that aims to facilitate secure and efficient cross border payments to anyone with a mobile device.

208: Zach Bradford / CleanSpark

October 10th, 2021


Zach Bradford is CEO at CleanSpark. In this episode we identify some problems with electricity production in relation to Bitcoin mining but also …

206: James Wo / DFG

September 4th, 2021


James Wo is an experienced investor and entrepreneur in blockchain technology and digital assets; delivering a 200% return on investment in less than …

205: Two Prime with Alexander Blum

July 23rd, 2021


A lot has changed since Alexander Blum bought his first Bitcoin for $9 in 2012. Alex has been professionally involved with the industry ever since. …

204: Cent with Cameron Hejazi - NFTs, the Environment, and the Metaverse

July 11th, 2021

Cameron Hejazi is the CEO of Cent. Cameron explains how Cent is utilizing Polygon to minimize the energy requirements for a more sustainable …

203: Dr. Jack Kruse - Bitcoin and Our Biology

June 23rd, 2021


Dr. Kruse is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and Age Management Medicine Group.  …

202: Jack Ottman Returns - Minds upgraded

June 18th, 2021


Jack Ottman is Chief Operating Officer at Minds. Jack is welcomed back for a look into recent updates on the Minds social network platform. 


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201: Sentinel with Dan Edlebeck - dVPN

June 1st, 2021


Dan Edlebeck is Co-founder and CEO of Exidio, Sentinel’s development arm. He joins host Ethan for an informative episode concerning the need for decentralized virtual private networks, or dVPNs. With recent hacks into …

Episode 200

May 19th, 2021


Steve and Ethan look back at the last five years of the podcast.  Other topics include: the switch to Ethereum 2.0, staking, Elon Musk’s tweets, committing to crypto, and what we’re looking forward to in the near future.

199: Divi with Nick Saponaro

May 7th, 2021


Nick Saponaro is an entrepreneur, crypto enthusiast, and keynote speaker who is passionate about helping Crypto achieve its vision to deliver a truly …

198: Jack O'Holleran CEO of SKALE Returns

April 22nd, 2021


We hosted Jack O’Holleran, SKALE’s CEO back in February of 2019. We discussed Proof of Stake Blockchains and SKALE. A lot has happened at since then.

197: Prabhakar Reddy / FalconX

April 15th, 2021


Prabhakar is the Co-Founder of FalconX. He exited his last venture to an Accel Partners portfolio company, prior to joining Accel as an investor. At …

196: William Quigley

April 6th, 2021


William Quigley is co-founder of the first-ever stablecoin and most traded cryptocurrency in the world, Tether. He is also the co-founder of WAX, …

195: Prometheum with Aaron Kaplan

March 3rd, 2021


Aaron Kaplan is 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 …

194: Xangle with Lihan Lee / Crypto Transparency with Standardized Disclosures

February 23rd, 2021


Lihan Lee is the Co-CEO / Founder at We talk about the need for standardized disclosure practices in blockchain projects, investor relations best practices for crypto startups, what South Korean crypto …

193: Marc Grens Returns / DigitalMint

February 15th, 2021


Marc Grens is the Co-Founder & President of DigitalMint. He is a serial entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience in the investment industry. Prior to DigitalMint, Grens held senior positions at Charles …

192: Stellar Development Foundation with Justin Rice

January 10th, 2021


Justin Rice is the Head of Ecosystem for the Stellar Development Foundation, the nonprofit supporting Stellar’s growth, and has a wide variety of …

191: Jack Leahy - Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

December 11th, 2020


Steve interviews Jack Leahy from the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance. The EEA enables organizations to adopt and use Ethereum technology in their daily …

190: Christian Kameir Returns - Current VC Blockchain Insights

December 9th, 2020


Christian Kameir is Managing Partner at Sustany Capital. He brings Ethan up to speed on current blockchain venture capital insights. His last …

189: Braintrust with CEO Adam Jackson

November 24th, 2020


Adam Jackson is the CEO of Braintrust, the world's first user controlled network that connects organizations to highly skilled tech talent. Their …

188: Utopia Genesis Foundation with Daniele Sestagal - Music and Blockchain

November 15th, 2020


Utopia Genesis Foundation is creating a base for the music industry that benefits artists and creators and streamlines the business. By harnessing big data and the power of blockchain, Utopia will provide the UOP with …

187: VAIOT with Michael Beches

November 12th, 2020


Michael Beches is the Growth Manager for VAIOT, the developer of AI-powered services for businesses. They are leveraging both AI and blockchain …

186: Atari with Fred Chesnais - Blockchain, Video Games, and much more

November 1st, 2020


Fred Chesnais is the CEO of Atari. You can learn more about their blockchain gaming initiative at

Mass adoption of blockchain …

185: INVIZION with Russ Lema and Daryl Taylor

October 27th, 2020


INVIZION is a decentralized Digital Token for funding green renewable energy projects, along with waste tracking, that utilizes blockchain technology.

184: Mythical with Rudy Koch and Cameron Thacker - Next Gen Video Game Tech

October 19th, 2020


Mythical is a next generation game technology studio utilizing a digital and open standard for virtual items on blockchain with dGoods. Rudy and …

183: Easy Crypto Hunter with Josh Riddett - The New Era of Energy and Wealth Creation

October 12th, 2020


Easy Crypto Hunter is the UK's largest manufacturer and supplier of GPU mining. They're helping to build the renewable energy sector by encouraging more sites to be built. The excess energy generated powers mining rigs …

182: Binance Charity with Helen Hai - Crypto Against COVID

September 28th, 2020


Helen Hai is heading Binance's Blockchain Charity initiative which concentrates on using blockchain for social good. Helen is the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Goodwill Ambassador for …

181: Dan Holdings with Danny Oyekan - Blockchain in Africa

September 23rd, 2020


Danny Oyekan is the founder and CEO of Dan Holdings - Africa’s leading fintech, blockchain, artificial intelligence and emerging technologies firm. …

180: JellySwap with Tito Titov and Krasimir Raykov

September 17th, 2020


Tito Titov is the CEO of JellySwap, a DEX working on several blockchains aiming to solve the interoperability issues between the different networks. …

179: Blockchain in Education with Nadav Zeimer

September 13th, 2020


Nadav Zeimer has worked in technology and education for decades, from software engineering in the Silicon Valley to serving as a principal in NYC. …

178: Uphold with Michelle O'Connor

September 4th, 2020


Michelle O’Connor is VP of Marketing and Community at Uphold, an “anything-to-anything” digital money platform, serving two million customers in more …

177: Max Sklar

August 30th, 2020


Max Sklar is a machine learning engineer and podcast host at The Local Maximum. On this episode, Max speaks to the state of emerging technology, …

176: TALGiving with Tej Gundavelli

August 17th, 2020


Tej Gundavelli is CEO and Co-founder of TALGiving, a giving platform built with blockchain technology. It's an app that helps facilitate one-to-one …

175: Grey Swan with Peter Harrigan

August 9th, 2020


Peter Harrigan is the CEO and Co-Founder of Grey Swan Digital. Grey Swan is a decentralized, global platform that will serve as the foundation for the Price Sharing Economy, by doing for the $500 Trillion derivatives …

174: EFANI with Haseeb Awan - America's Most Secure & Private Cellphone Carrier

August 3rd, 2020


Haseeb Awan is a cell phone security expert and the CEO of EFANI the most secure and private cellphone service in the USA. By using 11 layers of client-side integrity and authentication protection they are ensuring no …

173: Zilliqa with Amrit Kumar

July 26th, 2020


Amrit Kumar is the President and Chief Scientific Officer of Zilliqa, the high-performance, high-security blockchain platform which looks to enable a new standard enterprise-grade scalability and security in the …

172: Polyient Games with Craig Russo

July 25th, 2020


Craig Russo is Director of Innovation at Polyient Games. Polyient Games is the first open, chain-agnostic investment ecosystem devoted entirely to …

171: InfiniGold with Jon Deane

July 21st, 2020


Jon Deane is the CEO of InfiniGold and was formerly CEO of TCM Capital, and a Managing Director of JP Morgan where he was the Global Head of …

170: Mysterium.Network with Jaro Šatkevic

July 17th, 2020


Jaro Šatkevic is the head of Product at Mysterium.Network an open-source project that built the world's first decentralized VPN. We cover the ways in …

BCS Ethereum Show 2: Kosala Hemachandra - MyEtherWallet

July 10th, 2020


Kosala Hemachandra is the founder of MyEtherWallet, a safe, free, open-source wallet that puts you in control of your private keys as the nexus for …

169: IoTeX with Raullen Chai and Larry Pang

July 1st, 2020


IoTeX has been recognized for using blockchain for a use case that makes sense: decoupling the identity of devices from users and issuing …

168: Securrency with Dan Doney

June 27th, 2020


Dan Doney Co-Founded Securrency in 2015 and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Lead Architect of Securrency’s comprehensive, cutting-edge …

TBCS Ethereum Show 1: Back to Basics, Flipping Bitcoin

June 26th, 2020


Steve and Joey host a spinoff of The Blockchain Show called The Ethereum Show. The original concept for the podcast dates back to 2016 with Steve and Ethan going forward instead with The Blockchain Show. As interest in …

167: RealT with David Hoffman

June 11th, 2020


David Hoffman is Co-Founder and COO of RealT, the platform for tokenizing property ownership in the United States. RealT’s platform allows investors to earn daily dividends on a fractional, tokenized basis.

166: Fold with Will Reeves

June 4th, 2020


Will Reeves is CEO of Fold, and a tech entrepreneur with expertise in developing payments solutions. Will continues to work as Head of Payments at …

165: DigitalMint with Marc Grens

May 31st, 2020


Marc Grens is an investor, Fin Tech expert, and the Co-Founder and President of DigitalMint, the leading Bitcoin point-of-sale provider in the USA.

164: O(1) Labs and Coda Protocol with Evan Shapiro

May 27th, 2020


Evan Shapiro is the CEO and Co-Founder of O(1) Labs, the team behind Coda Protocol. Coda swaps the traditional blockchain for a tiny cryptographic …

163: Climate Futures and 1PLANET with Jesse Uzzelle

May 6th, 2020


Jesse Uzzell is CEO and Founder of Climate Futures, the organization behind 1Planet. They are empowering individuals and businesses to take climate action in their daily lives by enabling access to global carbon markets.

162: Asensys with Michelle Chuang

April 28th, 2020


Michelle Chuang is COO of Asensys, a new-generation, high performance system that brings throughput and capacity to a new, scalable level.

Just how …

161: Cypherium with Sky Guo

April 15th, 2020


Sky Guo is the CEO at Cypherium, a highly scalable and robust smart contract platform. Their design features a joint Proof-of-Work (PoW) and HotStuff (Also adopted by Facebook's Libra) consensus mechanism that can …

160: Zcoin with Reuben Yap

April 10th, 2020


Reuben Yap is the project steward for Zcoin, a global privacy-first digital currency. They are taking privacy to the next level with untraceable coins.

Reuben's background in corporate law specializing in institutional …

159: Bitfinex with Paolo Ardoino

April 3rd, 2020


Paolo Ardoino is the CTO at Bitfinex. He explains some new projects they are working on at one of the world's biggest crypto exchange, how IEO's are …

158: LGO with Hugo Renaudin / Digital Asset Exchange for Institutions

March 30th, 2020


Hugo Renaudin is the CEO and co-founder of LGO, the leading digital asset exchange for institutions and the biggest institution exchange in Europe.

157: Solve.Care with Pradeep Goel

March 23rd, 2020


Pradeep Goel is the CEO of Solve.Care, a global healthcare blockchain technology company using innovative approaches to solve the complex problems …

156: Orbs with Danny Brown-Wolf

March 19th, 2020


Danny Brown-Wolf is the Head of Partnerships and Strategy at Orbs, an enterprise blockchain solution allowing companies to prove responsibility with …

155: SolidBlock and Women in Block with Yael Tamar

March 5th, 2020


Yael Tamar is the CMO and partner at SolidBlock the company behind the world's first commercial tokenization. She is a thought leader on this topic …

154: BearTax with Vamshi Vangapally

March 2nd, 2020


Vamshi is the CEO and co-founder of BearTax. He joins Ethan to explain how his team's software is helping cryptocurrency traders file taxes with ease and confidence.

With tax season upon us, learn the IRS's latest …

153: Ampleforth with Evan Kuo

February 28th, 2020


Ethan is joined by Evan Kuo from Ampleforth, for a exploration into the potential of DeFi - Decentralized Finance.

Today's decentralized assets, such as Bitcoin and ETH, can be seen as the primitive building blocks …

152: CryptoTrader.Tax

February 17th, 2020


David Kemmerer is the CEO and Co-Founder at CryptoTrader.Tax the largest cryptocurrency tax reporting software in the U.S.

With the new …

151: SKALE Labs with Jack O'Holleran

February 10th, 2020


Jack O'Holleran is the Co-Founder and CEO at SKALE Labs.

SKALE is an Ethereum-compatible network with a leaderless consensus designed to run on an …

150: AdEx with Ivo Georgiev

January 31st, 2020


Ethan interviews Ivo Georgiev, the CEO of AdEx Network an up-and-coming adtech blockchain startup. They've received recognition within the Ethereum …

149: Fireblocks with Michael Shaulov

January 31st, 2020


Michael Shaulov is the CEO and Co-Founder of Fireblocks, a secure transfer environment that gives financial institutions a safe way to move …

148: Luke Stokes FIO Managing Director

January 24th, 2020


Luke Stokes is the Managing Director at FIO

The Foundation for Interwallet Operability (FIO) is a consortium of leading wallets, exchanges, and crypto payment processors supporting the FIO …

147: Monica Quaintance - Kadena Head of Research and Networks

January 15th, 2020


Kadena Head of Research and Networks Monica Quaintance joins The Blockchain Show host Ethan to discuss today's hybrid blockchain launch.

146: Danny Kim - Head of Growth at SFOX

January 14th, 2020


Ethan is joined by Danny Kim, Head of Growth at SFOX, a crypto trading platform and prime dealer for whale traders and institutional investors that's connected to over 20 exchanges and OTC desks to provide a single …

145: Lost in Blockchain Space

December 31st, 2019


Happy New Year! Ethan sends his gratitude to the listeners, co-hosts, guests, and sponsors that have made this last year possible. As he reflects on some of last years memorable moments, he offers some vision for the …

144: Daryl Davis and Bill Ottman -

November 18th, 2019


Bill Ottman, Founder and CEO of Minds returns to the podcast and we welcome Daryl Davis who recently joined the team at Minds as they unveil their Deradicalization Initiative ( 

Davis, an accomplished …

143: Audius with Roneil Rumberg

November 12th, 2019


Ethan interviews Roneil Rumberg from Audius, a decentralized music streaming service that launched a public beta recently and is already one of the biggest consumer crypto apps with more than 30,000 users onboard. …

142: Fight to Fame with Flex Moore and Fernando Carilla

November 5th, 2019


Ethan talks with Flex Moore from Fight To Fame, the first blockchain-based sports entertainment platform paving new paths to fame for action superstars. Fernando Carrillo makes a brief cameo midway through the episode.

141: Bakkt, Lightning Network, Verity Bankrupt

October 8th, 2019


The Bakkt project by ICE gains momentum and Steve breaks down what it's all about. The Lightning Network has come up on several podcasts, but this time the basics and advanced use cases are clearly defined. Also a …

140: Daniel Lindsay CFO at AXEL / Growing IPFS and Masternode Technology

September 30th, 2019


Steve and Ethan interview Daniel Lindsay, the CFO at AXEL in Las Vegas, Nevada. Daniel is a veteran financial professional with experience in …

139: Podcrypt Beta Launch with Jordan Last

September 22nd, 2019


Jordan Last joins Ethan again for an update on beta launch. Podcrypt allows you to listen to and optionally donate back to podcasts automatically, fairly, and peer-to-peer. To learn more visit the Podcrypt …

138: Kevin Wang co-founder of Nervos

September 16th, 2019


Kevin Wang is a co-founder of Nervos, a public blockchain designed by a former Ethereum core developer and backed by Sequoia, Polychain, and others. …

137: Dave Kaplan - AXEL General Counsel

September 1st, 2019


Ethan is joined by The Blockchain Show's first guest attorney, Dave Kaplan of AXEL General Counsel. Dave is a proven attorney who focuses on the …

136: German negative yield bonds, Lite Coin's lite developers, who owns the bitcoin twitter handle?

August 31st, 2019


Steve and Ethan are back from time off and bring you last week's crypto and blockchain related news.


This episode is brought to you by AXEL.Network

135: Jeremy Forsberg and AXEL IEO

August 6th, 2019


Jeremy from AXEL and AXEL.Network joins hosts Steve and Ethan for another informative and insightful look into today's Blockchain space.

Jeremy was …

134: Anchor with Daniel Popa

August 2nd, 2019


Ethan speaks with Daniel from Anchor, a stable currency and financial standard that aims to preserve and enhance the value of investor holdings. The …

133: Rokfin with Martin Floreani

August 1st, 2019



Ethan calls from LA into the Austin city limits and connects with Martin Floreani the founder and CEO of Rokfin. Rokfin is a creator-first subscription media company and a (live) digital platform that rewards …

132: POTUS disapproves Libra; PayFast's negative bitcoin adoption, Lite coin

July 16th, 2019


Trump takes to Twitter to bash Libra and bitcoin. Steve and Ethan expand on the ever present question, what is money?

PayFast unhappens bitcoin support.

Steve gives a brief history of Lite coin and how it stacks up to …

131: Dublin Ohio's slp Token, Chuck E Cheese vs bitcoin, Google's foray into crypto

July 7th, 2019


Steve and Ethan bring you up to speed with this past week's Blockchain developments as well as an update into Craig Wright's (faketoshi) court case.   Articles mentioned in the show: Dublin Ohio's token   Chuck E …

130: Plouton Mining with Ramak Sedigh CEO

June 29th, 2019


Ramak J. Sedigh, CEO of Plouton Mining, has been a life-long entrepreneur across many industries who is bringing his multi-disciplinary talents and …

129: Libra coin, Calibra wallet; Facebook's stable coin

June 22nd, 2019


Steve and Ethan talk about Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency

128: AXEL.Network with Jeremy Forsberg, CMO, AXEL

June 13th, 2019


AXEL is committed to providing users with true ownership over their data with dynamic, easy-to-use technology solutions for file sharing, access, …

127: Self-Sovereign Identity, Replacing Credit Reporting Bureaus with Blockchain Technology

June 7th, 2019


Ethan reads listener mail about credit on blockchain before calling co-host Steve who introduces the concept of self-sovereign identity on …

126: Facebook's Global Coin, Firefox's Crypto Blocker, SunBlock Podcast

June 2nd, 2019


Ethan reads a few articles (0:26) concerning some recent developments in the mysterious world of Facebook's "Global Coin" (4:40) and Mozilla's new "Crypto Blocker" privacy setting on their Firefox browser.

Presenting …

125: Will the real Satoshi please stand up?

May 23rd, 2019


Blockchain Show OG's Steve and Ethan get into rumors surrounding Satoshi Nakamoto's true identity...

Also, Whole Foods “accepts” bitcoin, and a …

124: Binance Hacked, Tether, Crypto Exchanges, and Banking Myths

May 17th, 2019


Steve breaks down the recent Binance debacle and what that means for crypto-kind. Some more reflections on Tether not really being tied to the …

123: The Blockchain Show Update

May 10th, 2019


Ethan sits down for another solocast bringing you up to speed on the show's recent developments.

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122: Harmony with Nick White

April 25th, 2019


Nick White is the co-founder of Harmony, A public chain project (using sharding different than Zilliqa's), made up of Harvard and Stanford graduates with an ex-engineering team from places like Google, Apple, Microsoft, …

121: TradeCloud with Matthew Botell

April 17th, 2019


Matthew Botell has 20 years’ experience in the physical commodity business. He joins host Ian Collins for an in-depth discussion about the physical …

120: Verity with Martin Mikeln

April 17th, 2019


Martin co-founded the world’s first decentralized human oracle known as Verity. Currently, projects in the oracle space (for example: Chainlink, Witnes, Augur etc) are gaining a lot of attention considering the …

119: myCryptoWallet with Jaryd Koenigsmann

April 7th, 2019


myCryptoWallet was founded by Jaryd Koenigsmann in 2017 and is a digital currency service and marketplace based in Melbourne, Australia. The platform currently enables purchasing and trading of Bitcoin, Ethereum, …

118: Bitcoin Minimalists

March 28th, 2019


Co-founder of The Blockchain Show, Steve Anderson, returns with more relevant perspective on what's been happening since his hiatus.

Thanks to Sarah, Mark, Ian, Heather and Steve, for all their help over the years in …

117: Kadena with Will Martino - Pact, Public Blockchain, and Enterprise Scalability

March 21st, 2019


Will Martino co-founded Kadena in 2016 with his colleague Stuart Popejoy to provide the fastest, safest, and most scalable smart-contracts for …

116: Bill Ottman Reloaded - Open Sourcing, Internet Freedom, and

March 17th, 2019


Bill Ottman is an Internet entrepreneur and freedom of information activist based, and is also the CEO and co-founder of Minds an open sourced and decentralized platform for internet freedom where users can get paid …

115: Foundation for Interwallet Operability with David Gold, Ian and MasterGenesis live at Hamburger Mary's

March 8th, 2019


David Gold is ​the mastermind ​leading a project called ​FIO (Foundation for Interwallet Operability)​. ​David is a former dot com entrepreneur …

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