about this episode
News Roundtable! Anthony Pompliano (“Off the Chain”) & Mick Liubinskas (“She’s Building a Robot”) do a Crypto deep dive: state of bitcoin, ideal use cases, Ripple trouble, ICO flame-outs & scams, incremental improvements & exponential potential; plus, Black Swan events, aliens arriving, markets collapsing & accreditation laws strangling the American Dream
0:48 – Jason introduces Mick Liubinskas. The two talk about the Australian startup environment and Mick’s book “She’s Building a Robot.”
5:40 – Jason introduces Anthony Pompliano. The two talk about what Anthony is working on and the current situation of bitcoin.
10:34 – Mick shares his thoughts on the rise and fall of bitcoin.
16:18 – Why hasn’t there been a killer use case for crypto after so many crypto ICOs?
26:08 – Backstory of bitcoin and cryptocurrency, ideal crypto use cases to come, and crypto bans around the world.
35:58 – Thoughts and speculation on what the outcome of bitcoin will be in the United States.
42:59 – Ripple: how it works, the issues around it, and why some people consider it a scam.
55:23 – Crypto as an alternative for venture capital, and crowdfunding platforms Kickstarter vs. Indiegogo.
58:04 – Problems with accreditation laws in the United States and Australia, and smart investment strategies.
1:05:33 – Global Black Swan rankings: higher education, aliens, China, and impeachment.
1:18:44 – Anthony talks about how his index fund works, gives bitcoin advice and shares thoughts on Masayoshi Son.