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143. News: Why Visa bought a CryptoPunk

Blockchain Insider Podcast by 11:FSa month ago
Published on August 25, 2021 14:00 GMT+00:00edited on August 25, 2021 14:02 GMT+00:00

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<p>Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain and Crypto, kicking off with a big announcement from Visa that we dive into and ask Cuy all the burning questions. Tune in now to find out more about:</p> <ul> <li>Visa NFT White Paper and CryptoPunk Announcement 2:05</li> <li>NFT Trading Surges 8X as Penguins, Apes Drive New Boom 6:16</li> <li>SuperRare Drops RARE Token to Decentralize NFT Marketplace 6:36</li> <li>Free Clipart of a Cartoon Rock Is Selling for $300,000 as NFTs 6:42</li> <li>Cryptocurrency heist hacker returns $260m in funds 15:52</li> <li>The ECB starts work on creating a digital version of the euro 26:30</li> <li>Messi&#39;s welcome package at PSG includes cryptocurrency fan tokens 35:12</li> </ul> <p>And much more!</p> <p>Simon and Cuy are joined by some fantastic guests:</p> <ul> <li>Ryan Selkis, Founder and CEO of Messari</li> <li>Rhian Lewis, author of The Cryptocurrency Revolution.</li> </ul> <p>The Tweet of the Week comes from <a href="https://twitter.com/bneiluj/status/1425056506697949218" rel="nofollow">Julien Bouteloup - @bneiluj, view here</a>. </p> <p>Why not send us your best tweets? See if you can get a shout out on the show!</p> <hr> <p><strong>This episode is sponsored by Visa.</strong><br> This episode is brought to you by Visa, one of the world’s leaders in digital payments.<br> Crypto has opened up a new world of possibility. And Visa is helping everyone take part.<br> Visa enables commerce across their network and crypto networks through solutions like Fintech Fast Track, a quick and easy way for crypto innovators to issue payment credentials.<br><br> Join us in this new money movement. Learn more at<a href="https://partner.visa.com/homepage.html?utm_source=partner&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_content=sponsored-podcast_english_60min0sec&utm_campaign=us_fintech_q3-fy21-11fs-fintechinsider&utm_creative=awareness_11fs-fintech-insider" rel="nofollow"> visa.com/crypto</a>. </p> <p>If you enjoyed the show, don&#39;t forget to <strong>subscribe</strong> and <strong>leave a review</strong>!</p> <p>Want to join the conversation on all the topics discussed? <strong>Tweet</strong> the show at: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/bchaininsider" rel="nofollow">www.twitter.com/bchaininsider</a></p><p>Special Guests: Rhian Lewis and Ryan Selkis.</p><p>Links:</p><ul><li><a href="https://usa.visa.com/visa-everywhere/blog/bdp/2021/08/18/nfts-mark-a-1629328216374.html?utm_source=11FS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=NFT082321" title="Visa NFT White Paper and CryptoPunk Announcement " rel="nofollow">Visa NFT White Paper and CryptoPunk Announcement </a></li><li><a href="https://www.coindesk.com/pudgy-penguins-bored-apes-nft-new-boom" title="NFT Trading Surges 8X as Penguins, Apes Drive New Boom " rel="nofollow">NFT Trading Surges 8X as Penguins, Apes Drive New Boom </a></li><li><a href="https://www.coindesk.com/superrare-drops-rare-token-to-decentralize-nft-marketplace" title="SuperRare Drops RARE Token to Decentralize NFT Marketplace " rel="nofollow">SuperRare Drops RARE Token to Decentralize NFT Marketplace </a></li><li><a href="https://www.vice.com/en/article/jg84pg/free-clipart-of-a-cartoon-rock-is-selling-for-dollar300000-as-nfts" title="Free Clipart of a Cartoon Rock Is Selling for $300,000 as NFTs" rel="nofollow">Free Clipart of a Cartoon Rock Is Selling for $300,000 as NFTs</a></li><li><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58180692" title="Cryptocurrency heist hacker returns $260m in funds" rel="nofollow">Cryptocurrency heist hacker returns $260m in funds</a></li><li><a href="https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2021/07/14/the-ecb-starts-work-on-creating-a-digital-version-of-the-euro-.html?__twitter_impression=true" title="The ECB starts work on creating a digital version of the euro" rel="nofollow">The ECB starts work on creating a digital version of the euro</a></li><li><a href="https://news.sky.com/story/lionel-messis-welcome-package-at-psg-includes-cryptocurrency-fan-tokens-12379687" title=" Messi's welcome package at PSG includes cryptocurrency fan tokens" rel="nofollow"> Messi's welcome package at PSG includes cryptocurrency fan tokens</a></li></ul>