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  • TradeCloud - Simon Collins 12. May 2021
    In episode 31, I speak to Simon Collins. He is the CEO and co-founder of TradeCloud. TradeCloud is a platform designed to improve trading and  supply chain management of the commodities industry. Simon will explain how it is a huge leap forward from the antiquated existing system and how this entreprise blockchain solution digitizes and automates […]
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  • April Review 5. May 2021
    In this episode we discuss some of the major news headlines relating to crypto in the month of April. To do this I am joined by Mauro Cappiello and Alex Poltorak. Mauro is the founder and CEO of Blockchain Innovation Group.  He is also a mentor at F10, a start up incubator, and co-chair of the Crypto Valley Association Working […]
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  • Nym Mixnet - -Claudia Diaz 21. April 2021
    In this episode I speak to Claudia Diaz. She is co-founder and chief science officer of Nym Technologies. She will tell us how Nym aims to help everyone achieve anonymity on the internet. Nym recently came out with their White Paper and she will explain its design and how everyone will be able to use […]
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  • March Review 15. April 2021
    In this episode we discuss some of the major news headlines relating to crypto in the month of March. To do this I am joined by Mauro Cappiello and Alex Poltorak. Mauro is the founder and CEO of Blockchain Innovation Group.  He is also a mentor at F10, a start up incubator, and co-chair of the Crypto Valley Association Working […]
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  • James Miners, head of start up and innovation programs at Fongit 9. April 2021
    Fongit is a start up incubator in Geneva. James is responsible for selection, incubation and coaching of start ups. He has supported some leading start ups like Proton Mail, Comba Group, Media Maps and many others. He will tell us about his early life as a physicist and start up entrepreneur. We also discuss how Fongit guides a company from […]
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  • Alexandre Gaillard, InvestGlass, Swiss fintech start up 1. April 2021
    Alexandre Gaillard, CEO and founder of InvestGlass, a Swiss based CRM tool for banks and asset managers. We talk about his journey to building a successful fintech start up, the need to continually iterate, the help he got from Fongit, a start up incubator in Geneva, and the freedom that comes from being completely self funded […]
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  • Jordi Baylina- Decentralisation, Zk proofs and DAO hack- the fun stuff 11. March 2021
    Welcome to episode 26 of the The Swiss Road to Crypto, with Jordi Baylina. Jordi has deep knowledge of decentralized systems and zero knowledge proofs. He is striving for Catalonian independence, so he knows a thing or two about censorship resistant communications systems. Jordi will share his deep knowledge on these topics. We will also […]
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  • Monthly Review - Febuary 2. March 2021
    Welcome to The Swiss Road to Crypto monthly review. In this series, we review the major news headlines from Switzerland and the world of the past month and discuss what we think was important. To do this I am joined again by Mauro Cappiello founder and CEO of Blockchain innovation group, co-chair of the entreprise […]
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  • Emerick Mary, president of the Blockchain Committee at HEC Montreal and podcaster. 15. February 2021
    In this episode we speak to Emerick Mary. He is president of the blockchain committee at the Montreal Business School, a member of CVA and a podcaster. He tells what it took to start a podcast as a student, what is has brought him, how it is similar to running a small business and what […]
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  • January Monthly Review 9. February 2021
    Welcome to The Swiss Road to Crypto monthly review. In this series, we review the major news headlines from Switzerland and the world of the past month and discuss what we think was important. To do this I am joined again by Mauro Cappiello founder and CEO of Blockchain innovation group, co-chair of the entreprise […]
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  • Shari Nasrmalek - computer scientist in Iran, how bitcoin and blockchain will help improve people's lives in Iran 16. January 2021
    Shari Nasrmalek a computer scientist living in Iran, tells us what life is like there, how he is educating himself about blockchain and how bitcoin as well as blockchain are starting to improve people's lives in Iran. Show notes https://www.4blockchainers.com If you use Brave browser, which I highly recommend, you can visit the website swissroadtocrypto.com […]
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  • Predictions for 2021 and review of the year 2020 6. January 2021
    Today we set out some predictions for the year 2021 and review the year 2020. To do this I am joined by Mauro Cappiello and Alex Poltorak. Mauro is the founder and CEO of Blockchain Innovation Group.  He is also a mentor at F10, a start up incubator, and co-chair of the Crypto Valley Association […]
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  • Douglas Bakkum, CEO of ShiftCrypto, from neuroscience to hardware wallets 27. November 2020
    Today I speak Douglas Bakkum, co-founder and CEO of Shift Crypto, a hardware wallet producer based in Switzerland. We talk about his journey from robotics to neuroscience to crypto. We discuss how crypto is the first step to privacy and what makes the Bitbox wallet different to other hardware solutions. As you will discover Douglas […]
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  • Hany Rashwan , Ceo of 21 Shares- Talks crypto adoption around the world 19. November 2020
    Listen to Hany Rashwan , egyptian born CEO of 21 Shares talk about crypto adoption around the world. We discuss crypto volumes, mining and winners and losers in this continually evolving area. Great insight from a CEO with a global view. https://21shares.com/ twitter handles.   Lanre Ige @lanrayige   and Eli Ndinga   @lanrayige Blockfi affiliate link https://blockfi.mxuy67.net/c/2458178/907782/10568 […]
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  • Florian Ducommun, Proof of Stake (POS) and legal considerations 9. November 2020
    Florian Ducommun is a founding partner at the law firm HDC legal in Lausanne and founder of the legal factory a platform for streamlining legals process. Apart from being a member of Crypto Valley Association, and CMTA, he is head of the working group at CVA on asset tokenisation. We will see that Florian has […]
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  • Robert Sharratt of Cresco Finance - insured DeFi savings product and his intention to disrupt core banking 13. October 2020
    In episode 19 of the podcast, I speak to Robert Sharratt, CEO of CrescoFin SA. He will tell us about his new insured DeFi savings product and his intention to disrupt core banking.  He will tell us why this evolution is inevitable and what is still missing in DeFi to get traction with classic investors. […]
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  • Harry Halpin CEO of Nym technologies 3. September 2020
    Today I am pleased to talk to Harry Halpin. He is the CEO of Nym Technologies. Their goal is the end of mass surveillance. To do this they are developing the Nyn mixnet which is an anonymous overlay network that provides strong network-level anonymity, even in the face of powerful systems capable of passively monitoring […]
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  • Chris Thomas, head of digital assets at Swissquote Bank 19. August 2020
    In this episode we speak to Chris Thomas, he is head of digital assets at Swissquote Bank and also a board member of the Crypto Valley Association. Chris will tell us about his journey that lead him to this position, how a Swiss bank had the foresight to get involved in crypto early, and what […]
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  • Hany Rashwan from Amun- the biggest issuer in the world of ETP - Exchange Traded Products - of crypto assets 3. August 2020
    In this episode we speak to Hany Rashwan CEO and co-founder of Amun. Amun, under the 21 shares brand, is the largest issuer in the world of crypto exchange traded products. Hany, having grown up in Egypt explains how he saw the use case for bitcoin in emerging economies, and what he is seeing today […]
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  • Tokenisation; Area2Invest explains why this is the future 13. July 2020
    In this episode we talk about tokenisation with Max Heinzle, founder and CEO of Area2Invest.  Their vision is to add a whole new layer to capital markets. We will discuss why tokenisation is the future of investing and what problems still exist. We will look at what Max and his team have achieved so far […]
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