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

Aug 13, 2018

In this episode, I chat with Kevin Owocki, founder of Gitcoin - an platform where teams/projects like ConsenSys, Ethereum, Metamask can pay bounties in cryptocurrency to fund open source work. We discuss:

  • Challenges facing open source work
  • Why Gitcoin chose ETH as its native asset
  • Why Gitcoin refused to raise an...


Aug 6, 2018

I chatted with Jill Carlson, an independent contractor who's worked with projects such as 0x and Tezos, about strategic issues facing crypto projects, including:

  • Pitfalls in managing reserves
  • Recruiting and contracting in crypto 
  • Different governance models for crypto projects

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Jul 30, 2018

How will Ethereum scale?

In Part 2 of this 2-episode interview, I chatted with Lane Rettig, core developer at Ethereum. We focus on everything scalability, including:

  • Tech and social dimensions of scaling
  • Current scaling initiatives in Ethereum
  • How solutions complement each other

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Jul 25, 2018

What are Ethereum's 2 biggest challenges?

In this 2-episode interview, I chatted with Lane Rettig, core developer at Ethereum. In part 1, we talk about 1 of the challenges - governance:

  • How developers make decisions for Ethereum
  • Current topics in governance discussions
  • Who holds power in Ethereum

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Jul 9, 2018

We take a look back at the past few months and summarize the key takeaways from in-depth conversations with some of crypto's top investors. 

We talk about:

  • What are the different fund types in crypto
  • What theses crypto fund managers have
  • Thoughts on the general market from investors

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