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About the Episode
Millions of dollars were raised, promises were made. These projects will take time but even the least ambitious roadmap promised some level of traction by now. It's time to check-in:
We cover 10 industries, all from previous episodes. If you'd like to learn more in depth about a particular industry, check them out here:
Season 1 of Blockchain 2025
Online Marketplaces - Amazon, eBay, Particl, Syscoin, District0x
The Gambling Industry - FunFair, Virtue Poker
Art - How Blockchain Can Disrupt Power and Fraud
Publishing - Can YouTube and Reddit be overtaken? STEEMIT, Props, Po.et, Flixxo
Identity - Take Control Of Your Personal Data - Persona, Civic
Crypto Debit Cards - A Bridge to the Future? TenX, Monaco, Comit
Online Ads - Publishers and Advertisers vs. Centralized Platforms
Music Biz - Can Artists Have More Money + Freedom?
Online Dating - Could blockchain solve the flaws of Tinder?
Currency (Money) - Bitcoin, Privacy Coins, Stable Coins
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 for) 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.