Podcast: Will Ethereum become BlackBerry or iOS?

Join Jason Yanowitz and Santiago Santos as they sit down to discuss the activity and buzz of crypto this week.

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Welcome back to another episode of Empire’s Weekly Roundup. The Weekly Roundup airs every Friday morning with Jason Yanowitz and co-host, Santiago Roel Santos.

In today’s weekly roundup Jason & Santiago discuss the Bitwise Blue-Chip NFT Index Fund, Shopify & Nike entering crypto, NYDIG raising $1 Billion, PleasrDAO buying an NFT of Wikipedia’s First Edit for $750K, and Preston Pysh’s M2 supply growth thread.

They also discuss:

  • Shu Zhu calling out Ethereum
  • The FOMC meeting
  • Elizabeth Warren’s negative comments on DeFi
  • and so much more!

Check out what they had to say in the video below. 👇

About the show

Empire is a twice-a-week show. On Thursdays, Jason interviews crypto industry movers and shakers to talk about their struggles, bold moves and tough decisions. Friday’s weekly round-up episodes feature co-host, Santiago Roel Santos and cover the top news from the past week.

For any NPR or Guy Raz fans out there, you can think of Empire as a How I Built This for the bitcoin and crypto industry.

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