List of episodes
November 07, 2019
Before graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Ph.D. in physics in 2015, Carson Cook was already an experienced futures trader. In 2018, he started Fractal Wealth, a trading and technology firm that provides liquidity to digital asset exchanges - including so-called "decentralized" (DEX) exchanges. Cook explains the differences between both exchanges, as well as his unique insight into how the digital asset markets are changing.
EP5: Living That Distributed Life
October 10, 2019
After finishing her education at Pepperdine University, Lexy Prodromos dove headfirst into the blockchain world, quickly establishing herself as an influential figure. An early contributor to the Illinois Blockchain Initiative, she later became executive director of the Chicago Blockchain Center as well as a strategic lead at Bloq. Prodromos shares what it has been like working behind the scenes with both regulators and technology firms to help this nascent technology flourish.
EP4: Evolving With the Market
September 26, 2019
Why did Scott Freeman go from being a managing partner at a quantitative hedge fund to starting a company for digital asset trading and advisory services? Scott answers this and other fascinating questions about pivoting into institutional crypto trading, navigating through the regulatory nuances between different markets around the world, and more.
EP3: A Speculative Streak
September 12, 2019
Bill Ulivieri, former CBOE market maker and Principal of Cenacle Capital Management LLC, is a veteran of the industry who's done it all - including crypto trading. Ulivieri joins Matt at the JLN studio to discuss the benefits and shortcomings of digital assets as a store of value, and how he thinks bitcoin fits into the future of global finance.