In the latest episode of “Empire,” Weekly Roundup, Blockworks’ Jason Yanowitz and Santiago Roel Santos are joined by Blockworks’ very own newsletter writer, Byron Gilliam, to discuss the latest crypto trends. Harkening back to last week’s conversation as the markets experienced a substantial sell off, they review recent news like FTX’s push in the retail space and Terra’s billion dollar raise.

They also go over current market trends discussing stablecoins, wallets, protection and safety in an ever-evolving space.

Jason and Santiago also talk about:

  • NFTs
  • OpenSea’s recent phishing
  • 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 roundup 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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  • Blockworks
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    Brianna Beckford is a Florida-based editor mainly focused on digital assets and the crossroads between the virtual and physical. As a University of Florida grad in Art + Technology, she’s dabbled in writing and reporting with a focus on the growth of hypermediacy in the present day. She focuses on video and podcasting for Blockworks.