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20 minute insights from crypto and blockchain experts, hosted by Jason Choi (@mrjasonchoi). Not financial advice.

Oct 2, 2018

Vendors don't want to accept crypto - so how did Phaze manage to get hundreds of stores like Domino's Pizza, CVS Pharmacy, and JCPenny to use its crypto wallet?

I chat with Phaze.io founder Kyle Collier to find out what business strategies Phaze is using to scale its custodial crypto wallet application.

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Sep 24, 2018

Sharding is an age old database tech being applied to blockchains to achieve scalability. Just what is it, and how does it compare to other scalability projects? We talk to Quarkchain to find out:

  • What is sharding and what are its tradeoffs

  • What are the specific challenges facing sharding

  • Quarkchain's approach for...


Sep 19, 2018

What the heck is a state channel, and what's being built right now? I talk to Connext's Arjun Bhuptani to find out:

  • What are the different types of state channels
  • How they will help blockchains scale to millions of users
  • What are the biggest challenges facing state channels

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Sep 12, 2018

Celer Network is a project funded by 500 Startups building "internet-scale blockchains" via a unique network of state channels.

I caught up with their co-founder, Dr. Mo Dong, to discuss:

  • Why liquidity is an issue for state channels
  • How Celer differs from other state channel projects
  • The biggest challenges facing...


Sep 11, 2018

Solana is a project funded by 500 Startups that's aiming to build the fastest blockchain, using an interesting concept called Proof of History.

I caught up with their founder, Anatoly Yakovenko, to discuss:

  • What is Proof of History, and why blockchains are just decentralized clocks
  • What makes the Solana blockchain...