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In this podcast, hosts Vikram Ramakrishnan and Faizaan Shamsi, partners at the software consultancy QuantLayer, talk to investors and builders of the cryptocurrency arena. We discuss how industry participants think about crypto assets, how they uncover fraud in the market, and which technologies will turn the budding, nascent crypto space into the revolutionary powerhouse early market participants had hoped for.

Jun 25, 2018

QuantLayer founders Vikram and Faizaan cover how they got into crypto, how crypto markets compare with traditional stock markets, fraud in the ICO space, cross border capital formation, and more.



  • Vikram’s background
  • Faizaan’s background
  • Advice for non-technical founders
  • Why they decided to start a consultancy business
  • What makes the cryptocurrency space interesting
  • What a 10-K is
  • What are companies obligated to report
  • What are some steps that should be taken to communicate meaningfully with investors
  • What’s cool about the cryptocurrency platform they are launching
  • Risks in the cryptocurrency market
  • What are some major problems when it comes to cryptocurrency
  • Analogy as far as utility tokens go
  • What one of the most powerful applications of cryptocurrency is
  • What are other applications of cryptocurrency outside of finance
  • Handful of questions that often gets asked when it comes to cryptocurrency
  • How bitcoins are bought and stored