186: Bitcoin & Altcoins with CoinFlip CEO Ben Weiss


One of our most requested topics on ILAB is for cryptocurrency, since we’ve ton a couple episodes on Bitcoin already we decided to focus more on Altcoins. Derek talks with CoinFlip CEO Ben Weiss to look beyond Bitcoin and see what coins may be worth investing in. Then Sam and Derek give their takeaways, what they’re currently holding for cryptocurrency and where they see the future of the crypto market heading.

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Time Stamps:

  • 07:34 – What got you started in crypto?
  • 10:41 – How do you differentiate “good” coins from “bad” coins?
  • 12:34 – Can you talk about Ethereum?
  • 15:50 – What do you think about litecoin?
  • 17:56 – What are your thoughts on DogeCoin?
  • 21:13 – What do you see in the future for the entire crypto market?
  • 23:00 – Do you think any of the newer coins take over bitcoin?
  • 26:41 – What kind of regulation do you think the government will put in place?
  • 28:01 – What do you think about the energy consumption that mining takes has an effect on climate change?
  • 32:15 – Is there any new technology that might benefit bitcoin in the future?
  • 35:39 – Can you tell us about CoinFlip and the ATM network?
  • 37:23 – Sam and Derek review

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