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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.

Aug 28, 2018

We re-examine the drama around Tesla, and discuss its similarities and differences with Amazon. We also look at ARK Invest’s Catherine Wood’s open letter to Elon Musk asking him to keep the company public. We cover why we think the Bitcoin ETF rejections are a good thing, and the additional activity we are seeing on our alerting platform.


  • Some thoughts on planning software projects up front, deploying early, and handling third party integrations early
  • Is "deploy early, deploy often" a thing?
  • Tesla drama returns
  • Describing AWS and how AWS benefits its users
    Catherine Wood's open letter of why Tesla should remain public
  • Bitcoin ETFs rejected
  • Going through SEC logic
  • Interesting alerts
    - Seeing multiple chats calling for no price discussion
    - VeChain token swap
    - NANO launches charges, first prototype of IoT economy
    - Lisk Mainnet launch imminent
    - GitHub activity from Raiden