Category Archives: Solana Podcasts

Jason Keats – Founder & Chief Hooligan, OSOM Ep #70

EPISODE SUMMARY Anatoly welcomes Jason Keats (Founder & Chief Hooligan, OSOM) to the podcast to talk about his epic career building hardware, the Solana Saga phone and all things mobile and web3. Pre-order the Saga now at solanamobile.com 00:09 – Intro 00:25 – Background 03:27 – Working at Apple 08:07 – The Gem Phone 10:15[Read more…]

Sid Powell – CEO & Co-Founder, Maple Finance Ep #69

EPISODE SUMMARY Sid Powell is the CEO & Co-Founder of Maple Finance. Maple is transforming capital markets through technology and count traditional finance and crypto-native firms as customers. Joe McCann guest hosts. 00:35 – What is Maple? 01:32 – How does Maple determine Credit worthiness? 02:55 – Expanding the addressable market 04:35 – Who uses[Read more…]

Chewing Glass – Cronos

EPISODE SUMMARY Chewing glass is what Solana developers do. Introducing the fifth episode in a new series on the Solana Podcast, Chewing Glass. Chase Barker (Developer Relations Lead at Solana Labs) talks shop with the most interesting builders in the Solana ecosystem. It’s for devs, by devs. Today’s guest is Cronos, an on-chain task scheduler[Read more…]

Strata Protocol & Metaplex Ep #68

EPISODE SUMMARY Noah Prince (Co-Founder/ CEO, Strata Protocol) and Austin Adams (Lead Protocol Dev, Metaplex Studios) sit down with Austin Federa to discuss the integration of Strata’s Dynamic Pricing Mint tool into the Metaplex Program Library. 00:51 – What is Strata? 02:12 – Challenges when launching a token 04:43 – Why is Strata more successful[Read more…]

Brett Harrison – President, FTX.US Ep #67

EPISODE SUMMARY Brett Harrison is the President of FTX US, a US-regulated cryptocurrency exchange. Prior to joining FTX US, Brett was Head of Semi-Systematic Technology at Citadel Securities, where he managed technology for the firm’s Options, ETF, OTC, and ADR trading globally. He began and spent the majority of his career at Jane Street, where[Read more…]

Crypto & National Security Ep #66

EPISODE SUMMARY Welcome to a special episode of the Solana Podcast focusing on Crypto & National Security featuring Ari Redbord (Head of Legal and Government Affairs, TRM Labs) and Sigal Mandelker (former Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence). Amira Valliani (Policy Lead, Solana Foundation) guest hosts. 00:09 – Intros 02:11 -[Read more…]

Chewing Glass – T.J. Littlejohn

EPISODE SUMMARY Chewing glass is what Solana developers do. Introducing the fifth episode in a new series on the Solana Podcast, Chewing Glass. Chase Barker (Developer Relations Lead at Solana Labs) talks shop with the most interesting builders in the Solana ecosystem. It’s for devs, by devs. Today’s guest is T.J. Littlejohn, the founder of[Read more…]

Kanav Kariya – President, Jump Crypto Ep #65

EPISODE SUMMARY Kanav Kariya (President, Jump Crypto) joins the Solana Podcast to discuss his optimism for the future and the many areas in which Jump Crypto is innovating in the crypto and blockchain space. Austin Federa (Head of Communications, Solana Labs) guest hosts. 00:49 – What is Jump? 03:07 – The path to operationalizing crypto[Read more…]

Chris Osborn – Founder & CEO, Dialect Ep #64

EPISODE SUMMARY Chris Osborn is the Founder and CEO of Dialect, a smart messaging protocol that powers seamless, on-chain messaging experiences, starting with wallet-to-wallet chat and dapp notifications. Joe McCann guest hosts. 00:49 – Origin Story 02:06 – What is Dialect? 05:59 – What are the blockers in Web 3.0? 07:46 – Why Solana? 11:11[Read more…]

Zaki Manian – Co-founder of iqlusion Ep #20

EPISODE SUMMARY In this episode, Zaki discusses the slow adoption of complex VDFs, Anatoly lays out his theory that we are in a simulation, and both speakers take a deep dive into layer 1 architecture. Zaki briefly covers why he decided to leave Tendremint and all the exciting projects he is currently working on. DISCLAIMER[Read more…]