Epicenter - Learn about Crypto, Blockchain, Ethereum, Bitcoin and Distributed Technologies

Epicenter brings you in-depth conversations about the technical, economic and social implications of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. Every week, we interview business leaders, engineers academics and entrepreneurs, and bring you a diverse spectrum of opinions and points of view. Epicenter is hosted by Sebastien Couture, Brian Fabian Crain, Meher Roy, Sunny Aggarwal, and Friederike Ernst. Since 2014, episodes have been downloaded over 4 million times.


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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 61 days 11 hours 41 minutes


episode 410: Jordi Baylina: Hermez – ZK Technology for Scaling Ethereum

Jordi Baylina, the Technical Lead at Hermez, joined us to chat about how the protocol works, the recent merge with Polygon, and the roadmap leading to Eth2.0.



episode 409: Erik Voorhees: ShapeShift – Decentralizing a Fox

Erik Voorhees, CEO & Founder of ShapeShift, joins us for his 4th appearance on the show. In this episode we hear the reasoning behind this shift, cross-chain Interoperability, the FOX token, and the future of the Shapeshift platform as a DAO.



episode 408: Mounir Benchemled: ParaSwap – Solving Liquidity for DeFi

We were joined by ParaSwap Founder, Mounir Benchemled, to chat about his role in the French DeFi community, DEX aggregators in general, and what makes ParaSwap an important slice of the DeFi ecosystem.



episode 407: Mike Novogratz: Galaxy Digital – Bridging Crypto and Institutional Worlds

We chatted to Mike Novogratz, CEO of Galaxy Digital, about the cross over between finance and blockchain, regulatory affairs, and of course, wrestling.



episode 406: Dominic Williams: DFINITY – Smart Contracts and the Internet Computer

We were joined by Founder and Chief Scientist of DFINITY, Dominic Williams, who explained his deep support for smart contracts, gave us an insight into the Internet Computer Ecosystem, and shared his visions for its future.


 2021-08-24  1h38m

episode 405: Joe Andrews & Zac Williamson: Aztec Protocol – Bringing Scalable Privacy to DeFi

We were joined by Zac Williamson, Co-founder and CTO, and Joe Andrews, Head of Product, from Aztec, to give us an in-depth look into the Layer 2 project and explain how version 2 of the protocol in a game-changer in terms of privacy and scalability.


 2021-08-17  1h1m

episode 404: Chris Spadafora: BadgerDAO – Bridging Bitcoin and DeFi

BadgerDAO's founder, Chris Spadafora, joined us to talk about how he built this decentralized community, why Bitcoin & DeFi, and the products they have created including Sett and Digg.


 2021-08-10  1h8m

episode 403: Paul Kohlhaas & Tyler Golato: VitaDAO – The Collective Funding Longevity Research

We were joined by Tyler Golato and Paul Kohlhaas, co-founders of Molecule and initiators of VitaDAO to talk about how drug discovery and approval currently works, what the status of longevity research is, what role IP plays -- and how all of this could change in the future with DAOs like VitaDAO.


 2021-08-04  1h27m

episode 402: Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum - Can It Go Beyond DeFi?

Vitalik Buterin joins us for an in-depth conversation at EthCC 4 in Paris.


 2021-07-29  54m

episode 401: Ambre Soubiran, Jerome de Tychey & Mounir Benchemled: EthCC 4 – Liberté, Égalité, Décentralisé

For this EthCC recap panel, we're joined by Kaiko CEO Ambre Soubiran, Ethereum France President Jerome de Tychey, and ParaSwap Founder Mounir Benchemled. We discussed the conference, how the ecosystem has evolved this past year, the rapid growth of DeFi and NFTs, and what to look forward to as the community continues to grow.


 2021-07-25  42m