gm. Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in the world of crypto, including:
- Paradigm and a16z back Ethereum scaling startup Optimism at $1.65bn valuation 3:03
- FTX announces expansion into Europe, FTX Ventures invests $100m in money app Dave and Naomi Osaka becomes latest FTX ‘ambassador’ 15:35
- The cryptocurrency community is celebrating Biden’s executive order, while Europe rejects proposal limiting PoW cryptos but sets draft rules for sustainability 30:30
- Crypto start-up founded by ex-Meta employees raises $200m 46:10
We are also joined by some amazing guests:
- Richard Brown, CTO at R3
- Brett Harrison, US President at FTX
- Emily Nicolle, Crypto Blogger at Bloomberg News
The Tweet of the Week comes from @BitcoinMagazine about Airbnb looking into crypto payments!
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