Released November 19th, 2021
Hunter Horsley - Bitwise
Hunter Horsley is the co-founder of Bitwise. We cover his journey with the business, key lessons launching a business within the crypto space, and how Bitwise compares to traditional asset managers.
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Sam Bankman-Fried - Creating a Perfect Market
Sam Bankman-Fried is the founder and CEO of leading cryptocurrency exchange, FTX. We cover the building blocks of a perfect market, the key areas of inefficiency in today’s exchanges, and Sam’s north stars of product design and effective altruism.
Brian Armstrong - The Future of Crypto
Brian Armstrong is the co-founder and CEO of Coinbase. We cover the current state of the crypto industry, how crypto can build a more open financial system and bring more economic freedom to the world, and how he has built Coinbase into a company with 1000+ employees.
Nick Neuman - Becoming Your Own Bank
Nick Neuman is the CEO and co-founder of Casa. We cover the history of asset custody from ancient temples to decentralized ledgers, look at the mechanics of how private keys work, and explore why people are better off holding the keys themselves.
Jim Rowley - Vanguard's Gerry O'Reilly and Jim Rowley
Gerry O'Reilly is the portfolio manager and Jim Rowley is a senior investment analyst at Vanguard. We cover the particulars that make Vanguard and its funds tick, how buybacks play into re-balancing, and factor investing.
ETFs Mainstreaming Crypto
Bitwise CIO Matt Hougan discusses similarities in the evolution of crypto and ETFs and the role of community in making crypto go mainstream.
DeFi's Next Institutional Buyer: Financial Advisors
Bitwise CIO Matt Hougan discusses how ETFs would benefit financial advisors, DeFi innovation, and the future outlook for the space.
Investment Memo
Cryptoassets: The Guide to Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Cryptocurrency for Investment Professionals
The CFA Institute's primer on Cryptoassets, covering investment opportunities and the role of crypto in institutional portfolios.
Investment Memo
Decentralized Finance (DeFi): A Primer for Professional Investors
Bitwise's excellent primer on the evolving landscape and opportunity set in DeFi.