In the latest episode of “Empire,” Blockworks’ co-founder, Jason Yanowitz and co-host Santiago Roel Santos are joined by Jason Kam, founder of Folius Ventures, a Hong Kong-based crypto fund.

After years working as an analyst in TradFi at Deutsche Bank, 40 North Management and Briarwood Chase Management, Kam took the leap into the world of DeFi after seeing the potential in 2018. He shares his insights on launching Folius Ventures, discusses whether we are in a bear market, and talks about big trends in crypto for the next decade, China’s reaction and response to the crypto space, investing in Web3 and more.

Plus, listen in to hear their thoughts on:

  • Stablecoins
  • Bitcoin
  • 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.

Subscribe to “Empire” today on Apple or Spotify. Watch episodes on YouTube.


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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.