Lyn Alden: Bitcoin for Billions, Not Billionaires
Lyn Alden is one of the sharpest minds in the bitcoin space, an investment strategist with a background in engineering and finance, Lyn started investing at a young age and made equity research and investing her primary business. She is focusing on value investing with a global macro overlay. Recently she shared the stage at the Bitcoin2021 conference in Miami with Lightning Labs CEO Elizabeth Stark on the topic of Bitcoin for billions, not billionaires, which is the core of my work in the Bitcoin space too. I hope you enjoy the interview as much as I did.
Meron Estefanos from Eritrea: Bitcoin Can Take Down Dictators
Meron Estefanos is a Swedish-based Eritrean human rights activist and journalist, who works tirelessly to aid and raise awareness about the plight of Eritrean refugees, who have been kidnapped, tortured, raped and held for ransom in the Sudan and the Sinai. In her efforts to rise up against the dictatorship in Eritrea she is engaging researchers in Ethiopia, who she has been paying with bitcoin. We're also discussing the fact that Bitcoin can take down dictators and many human rights activists use bitcoin discreetly.
Miss Aurra: Bitcoin Empowers Zimbabweans
My guest is Miss Aurra from Harare, Zimbabwe. I got to know her at the beginning of 2020, when I visited Zimbabwe to research the possibilities and the use of Bitcoin in the country. In May 2020 we started a donation campaign for the school that Miss Aurra is leading. It had to be closed down due to Covid and the school lost its building. We are discussing the difficult living situation in Zimbabwe and how Bitcoin has been helping through your donations.
Andreas M. Antonopoulos: Bitcoin Outlook 2021
My guest is Andreas M. Antonopoulos, who has been one of my biggest inspirations on my Bitcoin journey. We are discussing Bitcoin, the ultimate fairness system, why we need to strengthen privacy now, and his outlook for 2021. His talks have been inspiring and ensuring that is the space where my personal values and ethics find a place to work on something that is bigger than me, where I can contribute to changing the world to become a better place. Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a bitcoin and open blockchains educator, he coined the terms “Not your keys, not your coins” and “streaming money” and is the author of Mastering Bitcoin, the Internet of Money series and is currently working on the book Mastering the Lightning Network.
Max Keiser & Stacy Herbert: The 220k Bitcoin Orange Pill
Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert are preaching Bitcoin in the Keiser Report since 2011. The Report is broadcasted on RT to a global audience. The YouTube channel has 4.1 million subscribers. In 2020 the dynamic couple started their own show, the Orange Pill Podcast. Max Keiser has made a bold price prediction for Bitcoin in 2021, he says it will reach 220,000 USD. I am asking him, why he thinks that this will be the case and how to assess the value of Bitcoin. We are talking about Stacy and Max's background and why Max left Wall Street to become a financial anarchist.
"Bitcoin will eat all capital markets." - Max Keiser
Nigerian Feminist Coalition: Bitcoin Is Power
I am thrilled to have Damilola Odufuwa and Ire Aderinokun Co-Founders of the Nigerian Feminist Coalition as my guests today.
If you are following the developments in Africa, then you have heard of the #EndSARS movement. A protest movement against police brutality in Nigeria. When the central bank banned the Nigerian Feminist Coalition from using the traditional financial infrastructure to collect donations, they started using Bitcoin to fund their activities. Let’s hear from Dami and Ire how they did that and how the current situation looks like.