Tag: Messari

  • Crypto is Hungry for a Political Leader From its Own Ranks

    Crypto is Hungry for a Political Leader From its Own Ranks

    The blockchain industry is ready for one of its own to join the U.S. Congress, whether it’s Messari founder Ryan Selkis or someone else. That’s judging by reactions on the floor of Messari’s conference, Mainnet 2021, taking place at the Marriott Marquis in Manhattan this week. Yesterday Selkis said he was going to run for […]

  • “There is No Political Voice to the Millions of Crypto Users in the US:” Ryan Selkis

    “There is No Political Voice to the Millions of Crypto Users in the US:” Ryan Selkis

    In this week’s episode we speak with Ryan Selkis, CEO and founder of Messari, one of the most popular crypto data and research companies. Ryan has been very vocal about crypto regulation in the US. We talk about how he believes the infrastructure bill was a catalyzing event for the whole American crypto ecosystem. He believes while there are […]

  • DAOs Will be Ready the Next Time Washington Comes After Crypto

    DAOs Will be Ready the Next Time Washington Comes After Crypto

    It didn’t take long for DeFi’s rank-and-file to mobilize after the U.S. Senate ran roughshod over the community’s concerns last week. An array of players in decentralized finance are now marshaling forces to stand up for the industry. On Friday, August 13, the decentralized autonomous organization behind yield maximizer Yearn Finance authorized a transfer of […]

  • “We Haven’t Seen Anything Yet, So Hold Your Long-Term Bag:” Qiao Wang

    “We Haven’t Seen Anything Yet, So Hold Your Long-Term Bag:” Qiao Wang

    In this week’s podcast episode, we speak with long-time crypto investor Qiao Wang. Wang is a partner at the DeFi Alliance and former head of product at Messari. Unlike many Bitcoiners who get into crypto because of their ideological views, or Ethereans attracted by the possibility of building decentralized apps, Wang had been a quant trader […]