• Ethereum 101

    So you now understand the basics of the blockchain, and we’ve had a look at how Bitcoin came to be. So it’s time to look at one of the other big coins making waves, Ethereum. In this episode they talk about how Vitalik Buderin created the coin, how its functionality is different to Bitcoin, and the possibilities on the horizon with this blockchain.

    8 November

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  • The basics of Bitcoin

    Bitcoin may seem like a difficult subject to wrap your head around, but as we’ll learn in this episode, it's actually a lot simpler than you think. We go further into the genesis story of the currency, breaking it down into simple concepts, so that you understand why it was created and the technology behind it.

    8 November

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  • Answering the big question - what is crypto?

    Welcome to Crypto Curious! So, where to start? Tracey, Blake and Craig introduce you to the world of crypto, right from the beginning. In this episode they’ll walk you through the basics of the blockchain, the ideology behind crypto, and who invented Bitcoin. They talk about their first investments, and the possibilities on the horizon with this new technology.

    8 November

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  • Who are the winners in the payments wars? | ETF Securities

    ETF Securities have recently released a new ETF tracking the global FinTech industry with significant exposure to blockchain technology, decentralised finance, digital payments and peer-to-peer lending - ETFS Fintech & Blockchain ETF (Exchange Code: FTEC). Alec and Bryce talk to Chris Titley, who's a stockbroker at Morgans Financial, and has a passion for this industry of emerging fintechs, digital banks and payments companies. Then they talk to Kanish Chugh, the Head of Distribution at ETF Securities Australia, about the rationale for creating an ETF that tracks this space, and the importance for retail investors to be exposed to this new disruptive technology.

    18 October

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  • Expert: Mark Carnegie - The Opportunity in Ethereum

    Mark has more than 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur, investor and corporate adviser in New York, London and Sydney. He co-founded leading Australian boutique corporate advisory, venture capital and private equity firm Carnegie, Wylie & Co with John Wylie in 2000. In August 2007, Carnegie Wylie was acquired by leading Wall Street bank Lazard Inc. Mark then went on to found M.H. Carnegie & Co, managing more than $900 million on behalf of institutional, wholesale and high net worth clients. As a corporate adviser, Mark has advised Qantas and Coles Myer on general strategic matters, Westfield on its $22 billion merger and Qantas on its JetStarAsia start-up in Singapore. Mark holds a BA from Oxford University and a BSc (Hons) from Melbourne University. He is a former Treasurer of the Oxford Union.

    9 October

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