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What Bitcoin Did with Peter McCormack

Oct 30, 2020

Location: Squadcast
Date: Wednesday 14th October
Company: Prime Trust
Role: Chief Product Officer

Over the last few years, neobanks and fintech companies such as Cash App, Revolut, Venmo (amongst others) have grown hugely in popularity, with many choosing to step away from traditional banking and jump on this new wave...

Oct 27, 2020

Location: Squadcast
Date: Friday 25rd September
Company: Blockstream
Role: Lightning Network Developer

Bitcoiners can be firm in their views and are often called toxic by outsiders; however, this toxicity plays an important role. Bitcoin is a threat to the legacy financial system. It is therefore open to a broad range...

Oct 23, 2020

Location: Squadcast
Date: Tuesday 20th October
Company: Gemini
Role: Co-Founders

In August, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss released The Case for $500K Bitcoin. A paper that outlines the value proposition of Bitcoin, why it is a superior store of value and hedge against inflation than either gold, oil and the US dollar.


Oct 20, 2020

Location: Squadcast
Date: Thursday 17th September
Role: Bitcoin Core Developer

Due to the decentralised nature of Bitcoin, committing to becoming a full-time core developer comes with challenges. While the Bitcoin network is worth over $200 billion, there is no central development fund to ensure that developers are...

Oct 16, 2020

Location: Squadcast
Date: Monday 7th September
Company: Bitfinex
Role: CTO

Bitfinex is one of the oldest and largest Bitcoin exchanges. Since 2014, the exchange has had to endure multiple hacks, including at $60 million theft in 2016.

iFinex, the parent company of Bitfinex, also oversees Tether. Tether is the largest...