Jan. 6, 2023

203: MoneyTalks: 2023 Web3 & Fintech Predictions | Techstars Web3 Upd…

This week, Eoin Fitzgerald and Pete Townsend riff on the latest on Sam Bankman-Fried before diving into a few of the fintech and web3 predictions for 2023 published recently, then we do an experimental walk-through of the AI bot ChatGPT. …

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Dec. 16, 2022

202: Clarisse Hagege, Dfns and Protecting Your Crypto Assets

Clarisse Hagege, founder and CEO of Dfns, joins the show this week recorded recently as part of the Techstars Web3 Community Series events organized by the Techstars Web3 Accelerator. Dfns is a cybersecurity company providing wallet infrastructure for web3. From …

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Dec. 9, 2022

201: Sean Lee, Odsy Network and Making Web3 Universally Accessible

Sean Lee, co-founder of Odsy Network, joins the show this week recorded recently as part of the Techstars Web3 Community Series events organized by the Techstars Web3 Accelerator. Sean is the former CEO of the Algorand Foundation, he is an …

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Nov. 11, 2022

198: MoneyTalks #56: Techstars Web3 | FTX Rant | Block’s Flywheel | F…

This week, Pete gives some insight into the new Techstars Web3 accelerator and goes on a quick rant on FTX before he and Eoin riff on Block’s flywheel and their ambitions with Cash App, then they go through a hall-of-fame …

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July 8, 2022

187: Money Talks #50 | Techstars Demo Day Recap | Building the Bear |…

This week, Eoin Fitzgerald and Pete Townsend recap Techstars’ first-ever demo day in Dublin as part of the Launchpool Web3 Techstars Accelerator, look at crypto winter with FTX, BlockFi and Voyager, Klarna’s down round, Revolut’s new card reader, Algorand bringing …

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June 17, 2022

186: Money Maker | Eczodex | Bridging TradFi to DeFi | Michael Quarte…

Michael Quartey and Lukas Bruell, founder and co-founder of Eczodex, join the show this week to riff on how Eczodex are enabling investors to unlock more returns with traditional investments through DeFi (decentralized finance).

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June 10, 2022

185: Diamonds Dancing | Your Diamonds | Tim Goodman

Tim Goodman is the founder and CEO of Your Diamonds, an ecosystem enabling the diamond industry to solve old-world problems through digital technologies and Web3.

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June 3, 2022

184: In da Club | Staxe | Luis Martinez and Martin Liebrich

Luis Martinez and Martin Liebrich are the co-founders of Staxe. Staxe is enabling music and creative production economies on web3 so that anyone can become an owner of music and creative productions, support their favorite artists, and become a part …

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May 27, 2022

183: Award Tour | MegaFans | Jeff Donnelley and Colin Bracey

Jeff Donnelley and Colin Bracey are the co-founders of MegaFans, a mobile esports platform and community bridging web2 to web3 in a play-to-earn environment for gamers, collectors and developers.

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April 29, 2022

179: Drop It Like It's Hot | BigFan | Eugene O’Brien and Kurt Pittman

Eugene O’Brien and Kurt Pittman from Ireland-based BigFan join Eoin Fitzgerald and Pete Townsend on the show this week. BigFan is reinventing sports collectibles through officially licensed NFTs that provide access to Metaverse-driven fan experiences

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April 15, 2022

178: Get it Together | Carla Rosenkranz and Barterchain

Carla Rosenkranz, founder of Barterchain, riffs with Pete Townsend about how the Barterchain idea is rooted in her own experience of exchanging English lessons for yoga classes, the core of her conviction to start building Barterchain, the network effects from …

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April 8, 2022

177: What’s the Scenario? | Launchpool Web3 Techstars Accelerator Cla…

What a week! Techstars kicked off the Launchpool Web3 Techstars Accelerator this week in Dublin and they’re already moving at a breakneck pace. With that, we’re taking the opportunity to introduce our MoneyNeverSleeps community to the ten amazing founding teams …

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Jan. 14, 2022

169: Tim Bos | ShareRing, Building in Web3 and the Sharing Economy

Joining the show this week is Tim Bos, founder and CEO of ShareRing, a blockchain-based company that's focused on changing the landscape of the fragmented sharing economy. In this chat, Tim and Pete Townsend talk through Tim’s crystal ball-like experiences …

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Dec. 17, 2021

168: Money Talks #46 | What a Year | Eoin and Pete's Top Stories of 2…

Eoin Fitzgerald and Pete Townsend are back with their last Money Talks segment of the year with their review of their top stories for 2021. From GameStop and Wallstreetbets, to Roblox and Coinbase going public, to Chamath and SPACs, to …

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Dec. 10, 2021

167: Techstars Tag Team | Isaac Kato and Pete Townsend on Web2 vs Web3

Isaac Kato, who leads the Filecoin Techstars Accelerator program in Seattle joins Pete Townsend on this episode originally recorded as part of the Techstars Web3 Convo Series of fireside chats powered by the Launchpool Web3 Techstars Accelerator program in Ireland. …

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