Money 3.0: Chad Cascarilla from Paxos

This episode of Money 3.0 takes a deep dive into the role of stablecoins and other asset-backed stores of value.  To discuss this topic Abra’s founder and CEO Bill Barhydt is joined by Paxos co-founder and CEO, Chad Cascarilla. Check out a transcript of the episode below or listen to the show here: Bill: Hey everyone. Bill Barhydt here. Welcome to another exciting episode of Abra’s Money 3.0. Joining me in studio today is Chad Cascarilla, the CEO of itBit, you may know them as

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Money 3.0: Mark Yusko from Morgan Creek

In this episode of Money 3.0, Abra founder and CEO Bill Barhydt is in conversation with Mark Yusko, the  founder, CEO, and chief investment officer at Morgan Creek Capital Management and managing partner at Morgan Creek Digital. Bill and Mark talk about the investment case for Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies and why large investors like institutions and endowments are starting to pay attention to crypto. Check out the full transcript below, or listen to the episode here: Bill Barhydt: Hello everyone. Bill Barhydt here. Welcome to

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Money 3.0: Ryan Selkis from Messari

Money 3.0 and Ryan Selkis

In this episode of Abra Money 3.0, Abra founder and CEO Bill Barhydt is in conversation with Ryan Selkis, the founder and CEO of Messari. The conversation is a deeper dive into the Crypto Theses for 2020 paper that Messari recently published. Some of the topics include the Bitcoin as digital gold narrative, unbanking the banked, the future of crypto on-ramps, tokenized income share agreements, and Messari’s plans to create a decentralized autonomous organization. Listen to the episode or find a full transcript of the

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Global crypto investor insights: 2019 in review

The world according to altcoins

The cryptocurrency market is like a global city that never sleeps. There are no nights off, the market never closes, and everyone always has access. We wanted to know more about how people around the world are taking advantage of this unique investing opportunity  — like what cryptocurrencies are the most popular from an investment perspective, and how much money global retail investors are really putting in the market. And how investors are fairing in terms of overall profitability. To answer some of those questions

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Turning 11: A brief history of the day that changed everything

Eleven years ago today, Satoshi Nakamoto sent 10 bitcoin to the now legendary Hal Finney.  Just two days prior — and a day after Satoshi released the first version of the Bitcoin protocol,  Hal tweeted what would become, after the Bitcoin Whitepaper itself, the beginning of the Bitcoin canon. Running bitcoin — halfin (@halfin) January 11, 2009 In a lot of ways, the transaction between Hal and Satoshi was a culminating event. In the preceding decades, computer scientists and entrepreneurs theorized and even built some

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