What I’m Listening To – Off the Chain Podcast

If you want a podcast that will bring you inside the world of cryptocurrency, financial technology, and bitcoin, then ‘Off the Chain’ is something you should check out. Anthony Pompliano hosts the crypto-infused podcast bringing the latest news and interviews with the top players in digital assets. ‘Pomp’ as they call him, is co-founder and Partner at Morgan Creek Digital Assets, a multi-strategy investment firm focused on providing access to blockchain technology for institutional clients. Pomp is one of the biggest advocates of Bitcoin you will find and holds nearly 50% of his net worth in Bitcoin.

A recent episode featured best-selling author Ben Mezrich where they discuss Ben’s latest book ‘Bitcoin Billionaires.’ Ben features Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, the identical twins famous for their involvement with Mark Zuckerberg in the early days of Facebook. If you’re not up to date on the details of that story, check out Ben’s 2009 bestselling book titled, ‘The Accidental Billionaires.’

In the podcast, Ben recaps how the Winklevoss twins invest heavily in Bitcoin before the currency took off and eventually made the twins billionaires. With the lawsuit settlement from their Facebook showdown with Zuckerberg, the twins eventually purchased roughly 1% of all bitcoin in existence, which would grow in value to over a billion dollars.