#94 Stephen Young – Bulding a crypto market place

In this episode, Grey Jabesi interviews Stephen Young, Chief Product Officer at Coindirect. A global cryptocurrency marketplace which makes it easier for people to buy and sell Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in emerging markets.

In this interview, we discuss :
– His background
– Regulation for exchanges
– Security tokens
– His approach on Cryptocurrency investing
– Cryptocurrency trends in developed vs developing countries
– Blockchain and Scaling
– His favorite cryptocurrencies

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#87 Roger Ver – Founder of Bitcoin.com

Roger Keith Ver is an early investor in bitcoin related startups. He was formerly an American citizen. He was born and lived in Silicon Valley.[2] He now resides in Japan. He has been a prominent supporter of bitcoin adoption and saw bitcoin as a means to promote economic freedom. He now promotes Bitcoin Cash, a hard fork of the cryptocurrency created with the intent to fix issues such as high fees and long transaction confirmation times.[3] He identifies as a libertarian, an anarcho-capitalist, peace advocate and advocates for individualism and voluntaryism.

Download a Bitcoin Wallet and receive free Bitcoin Cash on Bitcoin.com

 

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#69 SONYA KUHNEL – THE BLOCKCHAIN AFRICA CONFERENCE

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Sonya Kuhnel has been interested in digital currencies since late 2013 and one of the first women involved in the industry in South Africa. In 2013, she started a bitcoin payment company called Bitcoin Payments, a BitPay Affiliate partner, which allowed online merchants in South Africa to accept bitcoin as a payment method for goods and services.

In 2014, Sonya co-founded Bitcoin Events, a company that hosts the Bitcoin & Blockchain Africa Conferences in Cape Town and Johannesburg. The conferences attract local and international venture capitalists, government delegates, top level executives from large financial institutions as well as experts in the industry.

In this episode, Sonya shares the history of Bitcoin events. A company she co-founded which is behind the Bitcoin Africa conference. We also discuss the state of cryptocurencies in South Africa, how she got herself involved with Bitcoin and more.

We give away free tickets to the conference. Listen to the podcast for instructions.

#67 IVAN ON TECH – ETHEREUM & SMART CONTRACTS

 

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Ivan Liljeqvist is a software developer, Blockchain expert and international Blockchain Speaker. He is popular for his YouTube channel Ivan on Tech where he covers Cryptocurrency and Blockchain.

In this episode, we discuss Smart contracts, Ethereum, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency as a whole.

Link to his Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/LiljeqvistIvan/featured

Link to Ivan’s website:
http://ivanontech.com

#64 PETER SADDINGTON –LETS TALK BITCOIN

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Peter Saddington Invested in Bitcoin back in 2011 when it was only $2. Today, 1 Bitcoin is worth $4300+-.

As an entrepreneur, he built 12 companies. 10 of them failed and 2 succeeded. In the last episode, we discussed his journey as an entrepreneur that led to who he is today. Link to previous episode below.

Peter is involved in all facets of the cryptocurrency economy from mining, investing and community. He founded Bitesize Bitcoin on YouTube and theBitcoin.pub community.

Buy your first Bitcoins with these links:
LUNO: https://www.luno.com/invite/UAC8E (Africa/Europe)
COINBASE: https://www.coinbase.com/join/580beab974462c332874e6f0 (USA/Europe)

As an author, he has published two books which you can find on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Agile-Pocket-Guide-Making-Business/dp/1118438256

Link to previous episode: https://www.greyjabesi.com/entrepreneurship/ep63/

Link to Peter’s YouTube channel:

My YouTube Channel: Hardcore Crypto

The Bitcoin Pub: https://thebitcoin.pub/

#63 PETER SADDINGTON – STARTUP FAILURES, SCRUM, EDUCATION, PARENTING

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“Begin with the end in mind”- Peter Saddington.

Peter Saddington is a Scientist, Entrepreneur(with 2 private exits) ,Cryptocurrency Enthusiast and Investor. Published author of 2 books, various industry publications, and blogger on software development, board member, advisor, and Angel Investor in startups at various stages.

In this episode we covered:
– Education & Learning (College or not)
– Startups, Scrum and agile (Read his book)
– He started 14 startups and 10 of them failed
– Parenting
– Disciplined and lifestyle
– Work life balance

Peter’s book: https://www.amazon.com/Agile-Pocket-Guide-Making-Business/dp/1118438256

This is a two part episode, please make sure you check out the next one on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies.

#62 DYLAN KARDASHIAN – HOW TO CRUSH SOCIAL MEDIA

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Dylan Kardashian/Musanhu is a social media personality, aspiring film maker, social media expert, graphic and web designer from South Africa.

He gained his fame after an interaction with Nicki Minaj on social media. He currently works with highly ranked celebrities like Khanyi Mbau among others doing social media.

He recently built a mobile App for Khanyi Mbau which you can download here https://www.mykhanyimbau.com/digital

In this episode, we discuss:
– His early career beginning
– Current state of social media
– How to crush social media
– Social media business

Dylan’s website: dylankardashian.com
Dylan Kardashian on instagram @dylankardashian

#60 GETTING MENTORED BY MATT BROWN

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While I was in Johannesburg, I got lucky to meet Matt Brown. An entrepreneur and one of the top Podcasters in South Africa right now. I’ve been looking forward to meet this man to talk about podcasting, marketing etc.

A friend of mine Jonny Eaglefeather connected us and BOOM! It happened in a day. You see the power of networking?

Right from the beginning, I was a student in this conversation, all I could do was listen, take notes and ask questions.

Matt Brown is an entrepreneur, speaker and the founder of the global media platform the Matt Brown Show.

He is also the CEO of Digital Kungfu, a strategic business consultancy that specializes in helping companies accelerate innovation and disrupt traditional markets by enabling them with new ways to do business that serve their customers more effectively and responsively.

I know you’ll enjoy this.

Links
Matt’s Podcast
Matt’s podcasting platform: Get podcasting
Tim Ferriss podcast

#56 CARL VISAGIE – FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO STARTING COMPANIES

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Carl Visagie is the Founder & CEO of KnektMe. A proximity based networking tool that uses Bluetooth technologies in order to power it’s discovery of other users within a certain area.

Carl has an unusual and fascinating background. Dating back to his nomadic childhood, high school, trading stocks, Minecraft to StartUps. After this conversation with Carl, I learned that it’s all not by accident. He puts the work in and he’s constantly learning while experimenting.

In this episode we covered:
Knektme(His App)
– His story
– Major turning points/motivation/books
– Education (Should I go to college or not)
– Self awareness
– Choosing careers
– His long term goals

Links:
Download Knektme

What Carl is reading at the moment?
Tools of Titans: Amazon | Takealot

#52 Susan Bennett – Meet the woman behind the voice of SIRI

 

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With a strong personality and a sense of humor, Siri and the voice behind her, give the story of voice acting and how Susan Bennett became the original voice of Siri. Susan and her voice talent were suddenly a persona on devices worldwide, thrusting her into accidental fame. Susan tells of how Siri was created and how she dealt with the fear of living up to the expectations of Siri.

In this podcast, Susan takes us back to where her career started as a voice over artist. Besides being the original voice of Siri, she has been a trusted voice for Coca-Cola, Discovery channel, Delta Airlines, USA Today, Cartoon Network and other. We also discuss how the voice industry has changed and how she adapted to it.

Click here to visit Susan’s website

Click here to watch Susan’s Tedx talk

 

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