The Best Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Podcasts of 2019

This is a list of the top podcasts on cryptocurrency, blockchain, Bitcoin, investing and finance for 2019. This list is in no particular order.

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Off The Chain with Anthony Pompliano

Host Anthony Pompliano talks to some of the most respected names in crypto and Wall Street to find out how intelligent investors from the new and old financial system are thinking about digital assets.

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Top Episodes:

  • CZ, Founder and CEO of Binance: Binance and the Future of Global Crypto Regulation

  • Murad Mahmudov: The Ultimate Bitcoin Argument

  • Travis Kling: The Secrets of A Crypto Trader

Unchained: Your No-Hype Resource for All Things Crypto

This weekly, hour-long podcast with host Laura Shin dives deep into the people building the decentralized internet, the details of this technology that could underpin our future, and some of the thorniest topics in crypto, such as regulation, security and privacy.

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Top Episodes:

  • Vitalik Buterin, Creator of Ethereum, On The Big Guy vs. The Little Guy

  • Naval Ravikant On How Crypto Is Squeezing VCs, Hindering Regulators, and Bringing Users Choice

  • Blockchain 101 with Andreas Antonoloulos

What Grinds My Gears

From Meltem Demirors and Jill Carlson, What Grinds My Gears is a podcast about the bizarre and buzzworthy happenings in the world of cryptocurrency. Each week, they delve into one key theme in crypto, and examine this theme through a broader financial, political, and cultural lens to learn from the past, understand the present, and explore the future.

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Top Episodes:

  • An Unfetted Orgy Of Capitalism

  • It’s All About The DEX, Baby!

  • Tarred & Tethered

What Bitcoin Did

Since the birth of Bitcoin in 2009, a new class of Crypto assets built using the innovative design of the blockchain is disrupting technology and financial markets. In this podcast you will hear host Peter McCormack speak with crypto traders, miners, venture capitalist, investors, technical developers, CEOs, journalist and other people driving forward the growth of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

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Top Episodes:

  • Andreas Antonopoulos: What Happens When Bitcoin Takes Over?

  • Peter Van Valkenburg on Lightning & The Law

  • Tuur Demeester on Why Bitcoin Is In Heavy Accumulation

Untold Stories with Charlie Shrem

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Top Episodes:

J. Maurice “Wiz” — The Real Story of Mt. Gox & How to Become a Self-Sovereign Bitcoin Miner

Arianna Simpson — Why Founders Shouldn’t Think About an Exit & Becoming BitGo’s 3rd Employee

Steven Nerayoff — Crypto as a Disruptive Technology & Governments Debasing Their Own Currencies

Tales From The Crypt

Tales from the Crypt is a podcast hosted by Marty Bent about Bitcoin. Join Marty, Editor in Chief of “the best newsletter in crypto”, as he sits down to discuss Bitcoin with interesting people.

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Top Episodes:

  • Tales from the Crypt: Pierre Rochard Pt. I

  • Tales from the Crypt #3: Santiago Siri

  • Tales from the Crypt Ep1: The History of Bitcoin Pt. 1

The Token Daily with Soona Amhaz

Host soona amhaz sits down with the movers and shakers of the crypto industry to discuss the big ideas they spend their days thinking about. Soona and her guests examine everything from industry trends, to what books they’re reading, to human psychology and investing.

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Top Episodes:

Taylor Pearson, Author of The End of Jobs: Markets Are Eating the World

Dani Grant, Analyst at Union Square Ventures: The VC Outlook on Crypto’s Trends and Future

Tony Sheng, Independent Analyst: A Writer’s Take on Bitcoin Lore


The Flippening

Flippening is for cryptocurrency investors. Each week host Clay Collins discusses the cryptocurrency economy, new investment strategies for maximizing returns, and stories from the front lines of financial disruption. Flippening is for a new class of investors that were not part of the financial services world before bitcoin, but got into the finance because of their passion for cryptoassets, blockchain, altcoins, and distributed ledger technology.

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Top Episodes:

Strategies for Accumulating BTC (Instead of USD) w/ Tuur Demeester from Adamant Capital

The Economics of Cryptoasset Markets w/ Professor Stephen McKeon

Bootstrapping A Crypto Nation State From Scratch, w/ Eric Meltzer of INBlockchain

The Chain Reaction Podcast

Host Tom Shaughnessy of Delphi Digital converses with the top names in crypto and blockchain.

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Top Episodes:

ConsenSys’ Joe Lubin: Ethereum’s Competition Isn’t Even Close

Delphi Digital’s March Analyst Call — Ethereum, Enjin and Our Short Term Bitcoin Outlook

Vision Hill Group’s Scott Army: Digital Asset Management of the Future


a16z Podcast

The a16z Podcast discusses tech and culture trends, news, and the future — especially as ‘software eats the world’. It features industry experts, business leaders, and other interesting thinkers and voices from around the world. This podcast is produced by Andreessen Horowitz (aka “a16z”), a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm.

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Top Episodes:

What Time Is It? From Technical to Product to Sales CEO

Principles and Algorithms for Work and Life

Five Open Problems Toward Building a Blockchain Computer


Unconfirmed: Insights and Analysis From the Top Minds in Crypto

Events in crypto take place at warp speed. This weekly crypto podcast reveals how the marquee names in crypto are reacting to the week’s top headlines. With host Laura Shin, the guests also discuss what they’re thinking about these days and reveal what they believe is on the horizon in crypto. Disclosure: Laura is a nocoiner.

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Top Episodes:

To the Moon and Back With Polychain’s Olaf Carlson-Wee

Don Wilson of DRW Holdings on What’s Been Driving 2018’s Crypto Downturn

Hu Liang of Omniex on What Institutional Players Are Planning to Do in Crypto


The Unhashed Podcast

Unhashed breaks down the latest in Bitcoin news and developments and puts them into terms everyone can understand. Expect to be both entertained and educated about cryptocurrencies and blockchain. How do hardware wallets work and do they really keep you safe? Which crypto exchanges pose the greatest risk to the bitcoin ecosystem? Does Litecoin help or hinder bitcoin development? Expect the answers to these and many other questions from the Unhashed professionals offering different perspectives to all the blockchain issues you care about!

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Top Episodes:

The Very Rich, Very Patient Binance Hacker

Bitcoin Goes High Fidelity

Initiating Unhash


The Scoop

Frank Chaparro and the team at The Block draw out the freshest and deepest insights about digital assets from traditional Wall Street, crypto native, Fortune 500 and many other crypto ecosystem leaders. It’s light, fun and informative brain food!

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Top Episodes:

A Conversation with Mark Yusko, CEO and CIO of Morgan Creek Capital Management

A Conversation with Stephen Palley, Partner at Anderson Kill

A Conversation with Emilie Choi, VP Business and Data, Coinbase


Base Layer

Base Layer with host David Nage will be providing insights from founders and investors in the base layer of cryptoassets. Simplifying complex projects and the technology being developed, from interoperability to relayers and more — who is building the future, why are they and how are they doing it.

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Top Episodes:

Base Layer Episode 028 — Zaki Manian (SkuChain, Cosmos, Tendermint)

Base Layer Episode 026 — Diogo Monica (Co — Founder, Anchorage)

Base Layer Episode 032 — Alexander Skidanov (NEAR)



Epicenter

Epicenter takes you to heart of perhaps the most important technological revolution of our time, the rise of decentralized technologies. At the center of this paradigm shift are Bitcoin, blockchains, cryptocurrencies and other distributed systems, where networks form consensus to build new complex organisms which live nowhere, yet exist everywhere.

Every week, hosts Brian Fabian Crain, Sebastien Couture and Meher Roy bring you in-depth conversations with some of the brightest minds in this bourgeoning ecosystem of startups and open source projects. Their guests, which range from entrepreneurs, to academics, to industry experts, join the conversation from different locations around the globe, which gives Epicenter a truly international scope.

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Rune Christensen: Maker DAO – The Central Bank of Web 3.0

Ameen Soleimani: Moloch DAO – A Simple Yet Unforgiving DAO to Fund Ethereum Development

Robert Leshner: Compound – An Automated Money Market for Ethereum Tokens


Blockchain Innovation: Interviewing The Brightest Minds In Blockchain

Blockchain Innovation is where host Frederick Munawa interviews the brightest minds in Blockchain and cryptocurrency — entrepreneurs, executives, and top academics — to discuss present and future applications of Blockchain Technology. Why? To determine how Blockchain can be used to increase profits, cut costs, and disrupt traditional industries and business models — so you can borrow their strategies, tools, and tactics for your own success. Join Frederick every Tuesday to learn how the brightest minds in Blockchain are pushing the envelope with Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and token sales, public blockchains, private blockchains, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Hyperledger, smart contracts, and much more.

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Top Episodes:

Why Bitcoin Should Hard Fork With Roger Ver

How Blockchain Assets Are Changing The World With Erik Voorhees

Blockchain Meets Artificial Intelligence with Dr. Ben Goertzel


Blockchain Insider

Blockchain Insider, hosted by Simon Taylor and Colin Platt is a dedicated podcast specializing in Bitcoin, Blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT). Simon and Colin break down the week’s news with expertise and enthusiasm for the blockchain and digital currency sector. Since the price of Bitcoin has rocketed, and Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin have become household names, Blockchain Insider has charted their rise in a way that’s accessible to new listeners.

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Top Episodes:

Ep. 42. Santander Makes Ripples and Charles Hoskinson Shares His Vision of Cardano

Ep. 27. XRP’s Ripple effect and Blockchain use cases

Ep. 43. Sexism in Crypto, Pornhub takes Verge, and Binance Denies the Dollar


Let’s Talk Crypto

Have you ever heard of digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and buzzwords like blockchain, cryptocurrencies and mining? Don’t know what it all means or how to get started? Let’s Talk Crypto with Barry Moore and Tom Galeski breaks it all down in easy to understand terms and helps you “learn and earn” in the age of cryptocurrencies.

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Top Episodes:

006: Altcoins

017: Fiat & Crypto

010: Proof of Work vs. Proof of Stake


Blockchain 2025

Blockchain is a technology that will disrupt nearly every industry. Host Matt Aaron and Blake Moore explore one industry in every episode. How will blockchain change art, music, or online advertising? What projects are already underway? Listen & find out.

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Top Episodes:

Online Ads — Publishers and Advertisers vs. Centralized Platforms

Music Biz — Can Artists Have More Money + Freedom?

Crypto Debit Cards — A Bridge to the Future? TenX, Monaco, Comit


IBM Blockchain Pulse

Host and blockchain-evangelist Matt Hooper engages with the planet’s most dynamic blockchain thought-leaders, explorers and innovators to discover the countless new ways blockchain is leaping from theory to reality: From entertainment to identity, from payments to secure supply-chain transparency.

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Top Episodes:

Making Cross-Border Payments Seamless — IBM Blockchain and Stellar’s Collaboration That is Bringing Commercial Payments to the Financial World

A Blockchain Origin Story and Enabling Complete Ownership With Blockchain

The Future of Protecting Your Wallet and Identity: Blockchain Identity and Digital Credentials, with Adam Gunther and Drummond Reed

Messari’s Unqualified Opinions

Unqualified Opinions is a podcast hosted by Messari’s CEO Ryan Selkis featuring candid, fast-paced interviews with crypto’s top builders and investors.

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Top Episodes:

Bill Barhydt, CEO & Founder of Abra

Anthony Pompliano, Founder at Morgan Creek Digital

Unlock Protocol CEO Julien Genestoux


The Bad Crypto Podcast

Technologists and crypto-enthusiasts Joel Comm and Travis Wright attempt to demystify the world of bitcoin, blockchain, litecoin, ethereum, alt-coins, token generation events, and ICOs in this podcast for cryptocurrency newbies.

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Top Episodes:

Crypto Trading in 2018

Ronnie Moas and the Future of Bitcoin

Brad Garlinghouse of Ripple