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About the Episode
Roughly a 3 billion dollar industry in the United States alone. An industry that many people are part of as a producer or consumer, but few talk about.
Blake and Matt analyzed the many problems that plague the adult entertainment industry and found many opportunities for crypto and public blockchains to help.
Plus we do a deep dive on SpankChain, a blockchain ecosystem for the adult entertainment industry built on Ethereum.
3:14 - What happens to your brain on porn?
6:02 - The power of the industry
8:05 - Use cases for blockchain - privacy, censorship resistance
11:03 - The difficulties of working and running a business in the adult industry
14:01 - Brenna Sparks and gentleman's club
17:30 - SpankChain, an interesting project
And much more!
About the Hosts
Blake’s interest in cryptocurrencies was sparked in early 2017 when a friend sent him his first bit of Bitcoin on a beach in Thailand. Like most, he then went down the crypto rabbit hole, looking for ways to contribute to the space.
He has been with Bitcoin.com as Ecommerce Manager since February 2018 and is fully focused on bringing fresh products and exciting services to the Bitcoin.com store
Matt Aaron has been podcasting since 2013, when he launched the Food Startups Podcast.
He recently found a second love in cryptocurrency and blockchain and hasn't looked back.
His first major investment into cryptocurrency was the money he made betting on (but not voting on) that Donald Trump would win the 2016 election.
Matt believes that public blockchains and cryptocurrencies are the solution to the many problems exposed of the current banking system in the 2008 financial crisis.
A food entrepreneur, he exports exotic fruit from South America to USA.