With so much information to consume in the blockchain world, staying up to date can be difficult. In 2019, more and more listeners are turning to podcasts as a convenient way to stay informed on the go.
Here is a comprehensive guide to all the best crypto podcasts you should be listening to this year.
Unchained with Laura Shin
Laura has been an avid writer & journalist in the cryptosphere since 2013. Her podcast is focused on interviews with the most influential members of the crypto world from content creators to financial tyrants. Her weekly shows are extensive and usually last one hour with in-depth interviews.
Off the Chain with Anthony Pompliano
This young tech guru turned entrepreneur/investor grasped blockchain tech by the horns early.
Likely the most interactive host and very likely the most popular podcast in crypto. He asks some hard to answer questions and isn’t afraid to be the tip of the spear in a society that lives in a bubble.
Untold Stories with Charlie Shrem
This O.G has been around the block a time or two.
Shrem, who founded BitInstant, was sentenced to prison for two years for operating an unlicensed transmitting business with Silk Road. He has since returned to blockchain with a fresh start. His words and vision continue to shape this space.
All this heat and pressure has only created them best of gems. His podcast is a staple to feast on.
Unconfirmed with Laura Shin
This brilliant podcast also hosted by Laura Shin approaches the industry from a different angle. This series was designed to address the latest major news headlines and analyze how they could affect the blockchain space.
What Bitcoin Did with Peter McCormack
Peter McCormack is a man of the people and it really shines through in his podcast. He has been in the space longer than most and does an incredible job bringing a bit of soul into the digital asset arena.
The Scoop with Frank Chaparro
You can’t find a great newsletter-turned-podcast like The Block’s team can deliver. Light and witty as a podcast should be.
The Bad Crypto Podcast with Joel Comm & Travis Wright
Super entertaining. Listening to these guys makes you wonder if you’ve really opened the right door. From their silly banter to their comedic ICO shillings, it’s safe to say they’re doing a fine job at being super “bad”.
There is a long list of podcasts that can’t connect with their audience but this isn’t one.
Omar delivers fast, unfiltered, and unbiased news as well as fundamental analysis and general education.
He addresses the latest is tech and price movements as well as market sentiment. Having invested in Bitcoin in the early days and speaking about Ethereum long before it was off the ground, Omar has a special place in crypto.
The Bitcoin Podcast Network
Putting a bunch of brains together and expecting their wavelengths to sync for collaboration is close to impossible in a charged space like blockchain.
And yet these guys make it work.
Their podcast is divided into panels with unique hosts and in-depth talks that will get skeptic investors asking themselves some serious questions.
A16z by Andreessen Horowitz
Venture Capitalist gone educator, Andreessen is paving the future through technology. Bringing the weight of his firm and the knowledge that “software is eating the world”.
His talks aren’t limited to crypto but of what moves the world and how we are affected by it.
Be warned. This podcast isn’t a walk in the park.
Magical Crypto Friends with Riccardo Spagni, Charlie Lee, Samson Mow & Anon Whale Panda
There is always a group taking a different path from the herd. These guys bring the goofy, the weird and the wild and put them all into an awesome show.
This podcast is mainly focused on Satoshi’s vision of privacy and decentralization and discusses the hurdles crypto need to overcome in order to reach mass adoption.
The Crypto Marketing Show with Ty Daniel Smith
The cryptocurrency space is vast and within it are plenty of budding industries. One of which is crypto marketing. At the forefront of the cryptocurrency marketing industry is Ty’s agency Coinbound.
The Crypto Marketing Show offers actionable tips for growing companies effectively in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector.
The Crypto Marketing Show is delivered in bite-sized and hyper-focused 5-12 minute segments that are super binge-able.
The Third Web with Arthur Falls
Formerly known as “The Ether Review”, Arthur’s journey dates back even further to the Beyond Bitcoin Podcast. His vision of mass adoption didn’t coincide with where Bitcoin was headed and he soon found himself in the Ethereum camp.
Beards and Bitcoins
The Beards & Bitcoins Podcast is pure man.
Stay up to date on the latest in bitcoin news, sports, motorcycles, and more.
The Epicenter with Meher Roy, Brian Fabian Crain, & Sebastian Couture
One of the first podcasts to hit this space, Co-Hosts Brian & Sebastian started their podcast in 2013. A core member of “The Third Web”, Meher, a scientist turned podcaster, joined them in later years and has since placed his heart & soul in decentralized tech.
They invite some of the greatest speakers and content creators in the blockchain world.
Concise yet complex topics seem to be their staple.
Crypto 101 Podcast with Bryce Paul & Aaron Malone
With a 4.5 rating and a whopping 500+ reviews on Apple, the Crypto 101 Podcast is a clear leader in educational cryptocurrency podcasting.
Their podcast seeks to educate the average consumer about the benefits of blockchain as well as updates in the industry.
Not to be missed.
The Bitcoin Knowledge Podcast with Trace Mayer
Its amazing to find anyone creating content on the web for over a decade. Trace has.
Having studied Accounting, Law & Economics, his valuable insight into the future of cryptocurrencies and their intrinsic value is super interesting.
Crypto Entrepreneurs with CharlesTheETH
Charles does a really awesome job of toeing the line between informative and entertaining.
The Crypto Entrepreneurs Podcast focuses on members of the cryptocurrency community actively building out the industry. He brings on top-notch guests and has a knack for asking important and insightful questions that prompt some really interesting conversations.
Crypto Basic Podcast with Brent Philbin, Karim Baruque, & Michael Laake
Coming from different backgrounds and leaving their well-established sectors, this team has a mission to educate and deliver honest and yet entertaining viewpoints of the tech. Their goal is to make the integration of blockchain in our daily lives as frictionless as possible.
Noded Bitcoin Podcast with Michael Goldstein & Pierre Rochard
Founders of the Satoshi Nakamoto Institute, these tech gurus are strict bitcoin advocates. These guys are all business.
Block Zero with Kevin Rose
Time Magazine calls Kevin one of the “Top 25 Most Influential People on the Web”.
His appearances on the Jimmy Fallon show and on cover magazines such as Businessweek and Inc Magazine make him and his podcast super popular. His podcast is geared towards builders and investors and for those wanting to learn more about “the holy trinity” (Bitcoin, Ethereum and XRP). Not as active as one would desire but his words are thoughtfully chosen.
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