Feb. 3, 2023

207: What Makes a Great Web3 Team

In this special segment, we’re featuring web3 investors, founders and mentors such as Joey Krug from Pantera Capital, Matthew Graham from Sino Global Capital, Teana Baker-Taylor from Circle, Sam Williams from Arweave, John Wu from Ava Labs, Clarisse Hagege from …

Episode page
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. …

Episode page
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 …

Episode page
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 …

Episode page
Dec. 2, 2022

200: It Takes Two | Pete and Eoin’s Top 10 from the Last One Hundred …

Holy Mackenzie, we just hit 200 episodes! When Eoin Fitzgerald said to Pete Townsend in early 2018, “Hey Pete, I heard you on a couple of podcasts, wanna help me start one?” never in our wildest dreams did we think …

Episode page
Oct. 21, 2022

195: All Eyez on Me | Web3 in Hollywood with Alex Amartei and Antara

Alex Amartei is an Irish entrepreneur originally from Shannon and is also an investor, film writer, and producer. He recently won the Hollywood Icon award and the Monaco Streaming Film Festival Award alongside James Cameron and Mark Wahlberg. Alex is …

Episode page
Oct. 14, 2022

194: MoneyTalks #55: FTX and Visa | Google Cloud Goes Crypto | Mumsne…

This week, Eoin and Pete riff on crypto exchange FTX’s partnership with Visa enabling users to spend crypto anywhere Visa is accepted, Google Cloud enabling customers to pay in crypto in partnership with Coinbase, the state of ‘community fintech’ through …

Episode page
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 …

Episode page
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).

Episode page
May 20, 2022

182: Hate It Or Love It | LiveDuel | Will Martin & Laura Brkic

On the show this week, we’ve got Will Martin and Laura Brkić from LiveDuel, a DeFi-powered digital sports market with live fan engagement. LiveDuel supports decentralized sports betting built on blockchain to give you a fairer deal than traditional sports …

Episode page
May 13, 2022

181: Friends | Securo Finance and DeFi with Victor Lee and Alvin Foo

On the show this week, we’ve got Victor and Lee and Alvin Foo, co-founders of Securo Finance (formerly DAOventures) who are building a compliant, secure and easy to use DeFi (decentralized finance) investment platform for regular investors.

Episode page
May 6, 2022

180: Reunited | Crowdclass with Filipe Pereira and Mario Frade

On the show this week we have Filipe Pereira and Mario Frade from Crowdclass, a web3 protocol for online education using the power of blockchain, tokenization, composability and the metaverse to create new monetization models for online educators, and better …

Episode page
Feb. 11, 2022

172: Step Into the Realm | Matthew Larby and Realm

Matthew Larby is the founder and CEO of Realm, a blockchain metaverse ecosystem where you can create and explore your own play to earn microverse. In this episode, Matthew and I talk through how the Realm experience works, how to …

Episode page
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. …

Episode page
Oct. 29, 2021

161: Money Talks#44 | Michelle Tsing and Mentoring in Blockchain from…

Michelle Tsing joins Pete Townsend in a special segment from the Techstars Web3 Convo Series of fireside chats driven by the Launchpool Web3 Techstars Accelerator program kicking off in Dublin in March 2022. Michelle is based in the San Francisco …

Episode page