145. News: Flipping the script on NFTs

Episode 154 · September 22nd, 2021 · 49 mins 6 secs

About this Episode

Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain and Crypto. Tune in now to find out more about:

  • The Loot project flips the script on NFTs 1:26
  • El Salvador endures bumpy first week with bitcoin as legal tender 11:16
  • SEC wants to regulate Coinbase’s crypto yield product, and is also investigating decentralized crypto exchange developer Uniswap Labs 22:20
  • Big week for FTX: An NFT marketplace with cross-chain trading between Ethereum and Solana, an ambassador/equity deal with NBA star Steph Curry, and cast Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen in their first ads 31:52
  • British Post Office ID App to sell Bitcoin vouchers next week 43:40
  • Standard Chartered is more bullish on ether than bitcoin — with a $35,000 price prediction 44:41

And much more!

Simon and Cuy are joined by some fantastic guests:

  • Gwera Kiwana, Senior Ops Analyst at 11:FS
  • Ryan Todd, Research Lead of Digital Assets at Fintech Collective

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