From Bitcoin, Blockchain or distributed
ledger technology to cryptocurrencies, tokens and initial coin offerings - it
seems everyone involved has something to say - but can you really trust their
In this, the first episode of The ICO Radio
Show, author, speaker, transparency and clarity advocate and award winning
software innovator, Barry James,
Key Takeaways from this episode:
[1:57] Barry’s background, his crowdfunding work, and
[4:42] Opening up the “domain of the geeks” and the power of
[6:30] “New Routes to Funding” book.
[8:50] Changing the nature of work, and creating an economy
that works for people.
[12:40] getting away from the zero sum game of winners and
losers by remaking the financial system.
[15:23] what is a cryptocurrency?
[24:08] record keeping.
[26:31] Bitcoin and bubbles.
[28:56] reasons people may choose to buy a cryptocurrency.
[38:04] are exchanges safe?
[41:15] should we be concerned with Bitcoin’s volatility,
value, or potential?
[45:56] regulation, transparency, sandboxes and innovation.
[57:00] get involved! What’s coming up and how to get
involved with the show.
Mentioned in this episode:
The New Routes to Funding book www.newroutestofunding.com
Real Business magazine www.realbusiness.co.uk
The Gibraltar Stock Exchange https://www.gsx.gi and The Gibraltar Blockchain