Blockchain Insider Podcast by 11:FS

Blockchain Insider - a bi-weekly roundup of all crypto, defi, and stablecoin news for normies and crypto nerds

About the show

Blockchain Insider, hosted by Simon Taylor, is a dedicated podcast specialising in crypto, blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT). Make it your home for cryptocurrency news!

Since the price of Bitcoin has rocketed, and Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dogecoin have become household names, Blockchain Insider has charted their rise in a way that's accessible to new listeners.

Blockchain Insider is putting out 2 episodes a month - one news show looking at all the biggest news in the sector, and the other an insights show where we deep dive into a particular subject, topic or trend in the industry.

Whether you're a cryptocurrency expert or you've been avidly following its rise from afar and need to know more - this is the podcast for you!

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Episodes

  • 149. News: Crypto is accelerating its growth

    November 17th, 2021  |  46 mins 16 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, crypto, cryptocurrency

    We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: $9.5 billion spent using Chinese central bank's digital currency, Chipper Cash gets $2B valuation with $150M extension round led by FTX, and Goldman Sachs taps Digital Asset to build open platform for tokenized assets. All this and much more on today's Blockchain Insider!

  • 148. Insights: Understanding the Metaverse and Play to Earn

    November 3rd, 2021  |  47 mins 30 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, crypto, cryptocurrency

    We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: an in-depth conversation about all things Play To Earn and Metaverse. We’re going to be looking at the why, the what, and the how – with the help of some great expert guests in the Play to Earn space. All this and much more on today's Blockchain Insider!

  • 147. News: Every company is a crypto company

    October 20th, 2021  |  54 mins 44 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, crypto, cryptocurrency

    We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: Visa develops interoperability concept for central bank digital currency payments, NFT sales surge to $10.7 billion in Q3 as crypto asset frenzy hits new highs, and Bitcoin—not gold—is the new inflation hedge according to JPMorgan. All this and much more on today's Blockchain Insider!

  • 146. Insights: Deconstructing DAO

    October 6th, 2021  |  49 mins 14 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, crypto, cryptocurrency

    We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: an in depth conversation about all things DAO. We’re going to be looking at the why, the what, and the how – with the help of some great expert guests in the DAO space. All this and much more on today's Blockchain Insider!

  • 145. News: Flipping the script on NFTs

    September 22nd, 2021  |  49 mins 6 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, crypto, cryptocurrency

    We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: the Loot project flips the script on NFTs, El Salvador endures bumpy first week with bitcoin as legal tender, and SEC wants to regulate Coinbase’s crypto yield product and is also investigating decentralized crypto exchange developer Uniswap Labs. All this and much more on today's Blockchain Insider!

  • 144. Insights: NFTs defined

    September 8th, 2021  |  55 mins 53 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, crypto, cryptocurrency

    We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: an in depth conversation about all things NFTs. We’re going to be looking at the why, the what, and the how with the help of some great expert guests in the NFT space. All this and much more on today's Blockchain Insider!

  • 143. News: Why Visa bought a CryptoPunk

    August 25th, 2021  |  49 mins 36 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, crypto, cryptocurrency

    We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: NFTs are all the rage, cryptocurrency heist hacker returns $260m in funds, and the ECB starts work on creating a digital version of the euro. All this and much more on today's Blockchain Insider!

  • 142. Insights: DeFi, defined.

    August 11th, 2021  |  44 mins 5 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, crypto, cryptocurrency

    We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: an in depth conversation about all things DeFi. We’re going to be looking at the why, the what, and the how with the help of some great guests from Compound Finance, and one of our very own expert Elevens. All this and much more on today's Blockchain Insider!

  • 141. News: Is USDC now rivalling Tether?

    July 28th, 2021  |  43 mins 37 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, crypto, cryptocurrency

    We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: Square making hardware wallet for Bitcoin, how Axie Infinity creates work in the Metaverse, and USDC Stablecoin backer Circle to go public in $4.5B SPAC deal. All this and much more on today's Blockchain Insider!

  • 140. Insights: Stablecoins and CBDCs explained

    July 14th, 2021  |  46 mins 52 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, crypto, cryptocurrency

    We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: an in depth conversation about all things stablecoins. We’re going to be looking at the evolution of stablecoins and CBDCs, how stable coins are increasingly at the forefront of innovation in this space and what their role is, and could be, in the future, with the help of some great guests from Paxos and Circle. Tune in to find out more!

  • Insights: Why does crypto matter? (First published on Fintech Insider)

    July 2nd, 2021  |  46 mins 11 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, crypto, cryptocurrency

    We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: Simon Taylor is joined by some great guests from Tala, Anchorage and Visa to discuss all things cryptocurrency. We’re going to be looking at all the changes that have happened in this space over the last 12 months, looking at how it’s properly starting to have real world impact and, for all you sceptics out there, asking the big question: why does crypto matter?

  • 139. Interviews: Yuval Rooz, CEO of Digital Asset & a special announcement from Simon Taylor

    May 14th, 2020  |  35 mins 7 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, crypto, cryptocurrency

    We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: a fantastic interview is Yuval Rooz, CEO of Digital Asset and an announcement from host Simon Taylor.

  • 138. Bitcoin halvening approaches as China and Libra battle for supremacy

    April 30th, 2020  |  48 mins 30 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, crypto, cryptocurrency

    We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: Libra seeks regulatory approval, China trials its digital yuan and Andreessen Horowitz deepens its commitment to crypto.

    All this and much more on today's Blockchain Insider!

  • 137. Can central banks kill crypto?

    April 16th, 2020  |  43 mins 32 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, crypto, cryptocurrency

    We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: Sila raises $7.7M to wipe out ACH, Ether hits a 28-day high and everybody and their dog wants a CBDC. Simon Taylor hosts and is joined by Olivia VInden and Lex Sokolin.

    All this and much more on today's Blockchain Insider!

  • 136. Central bank digital currencies in the age of coronavirus

    April 9th, 2020  |  46 mins
    bitcoin, blockchain, crypto, cryptocurrency

    We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: Digital dollar dropped whilst China gets one step closer, Bitcoin is booming on Cash App, and CFTC announces guidance on the delivery of digital assets.

    All this and much more on today's Blockchain Insider!

  • Technical difficulties - we'll be back next week!

    April 2nd, 2020  |  40 secs

    With the move to remote recordings we've had some technical difficulties and, unfortunately, there won't be a Blockchain Insider episode this week. We return next week with more of the latest and greatest in blockchain, crypto and DLT news.