Builders In Bitcoin
Builders In Bitcoin
A podcast about the people who bring Bitcoin to life hosted by @bitkite
EP24: Mastering Miner Management w/ Dan Lawrence, Co-Founder & CEO - OBM, Inc./Foreman
1/31/2023 • 53m
Builders In Bitcoin EP24: Mastering Miner Management w/ Dan Lawrence, Co-Founder & CEO - OBM, Inc./Foreman My guest this week is Dan Lawrence, Co-Founder and CEO of Foreman Mining, a company best known for their mining management platform that offers unprecedented control and insight over your bitcoin miners. In this episode, we discuss and dig into: the humble origins of OBM aka Foreman why mining operations need Foreman how Foreman helps operators meet rigorous curtailment requirements and a lot more… Resources: Foreman Mining: https://foreman.mn/ Dan’s Telegram hand...
EP23: Tangible Tools for Digital Money w/ NVK, Co-Founder & CEO - Coinkite
1/24/2023 • 48m
Builders In Bitcoin EP23: Tangible Tools for Digital Money w/ NVK, Co-Founder & CEO - Coinkite I had the pleasure of sitting down with NVK, Co-Founder and CEO of Coinkite, a company with a prolific product line of community-acclaimed tools such as the Coldcard, Opendime, Blockclock, and more. In this episode, we discuss and dig into: the origins and success of Coinkite NVK’s push into podcasting, including a conversation with Jack Dorsey Coinkite’s approach to product development and ways to be frugal while maintaining quality and a lot more… Resources: Coinki...
EP22: Risk Management through Miniscript w/ Rob Hamilton, Co-Founder & CEO - AnchorWatch
12/21/2022 • 40m
Builders In Bitcoin EP22: Risk Management through Miniscript w/ Rob Hamilton, Co-Founder & CEO - AnchorWatch My guest this week is Rob Hamilton, Co-Founder and CEO of AnchorWatch, a company offering game-changing insurance and risk management products to help Bitcoiners protect their coins while holding their own keys. In this episode, we discuss and dig into: the importance of de-risking in stimulating economic activity where the insurance industry is today what miniscript is and how AnchorWatch is using it and a lot more… Resources: AnchorWatch: https://www.anchorwatch.com/ Email Ro...
EP21: Building (Multiple) Bitcoin Businesses w/ Marty Bent, Founder - TFTC
12/15/2022 • 48m
Builders In Bitcoin EP21: Building (Multiple) Bitcoin Businesses w/ Marty Bent, Founder - TFTC I had the pleasure of sitting down with Marty Bent, Founder of TFTC and stalwart defender of Bitcoin. It would be hard to overstate Marty’s influence on the Bitcoin community, not just from his content creation, but from his work in the mining space and as a Partner at Ten31. In this episode, we discuss and dig into: building local community at places like Bitcoin Park in Nashville and Bitcoin Commons in Austin Marty’s growing media presence investing in B...
EP20: Bitcoin Changes Everything w/ P, Programming Director - Swan Bitcoin
12/6/2022 • 54m
Builders In Bitcoin EP20: Bitcoin Changes Everything w/ P, Programming Director - Swan Bitcoin My guest today is P, Programming Director at Swan Bitcoin. P’s curiosity and love of learning has led him to many different roles in his life. In this episode, we discuss and dig into: his unique background the creation of PlebNet and pro tips for Lightning node operators the ups and downs of organizing programming for a massive event his new role and a lot more… Resources: PlebNet: https://plebnet.org Silver Thursday (Hunt Brot...
EP19: The State of Mining and Media w/ Colin Harper, Writer and Researcher - Luxor Technologies
11/25/2022 • 52m
Builders In Bitcoin EP19: The State of Mining and Media w/ Colin Harper, Writer and Researcher - Luxor Technologies This week, I sat down with Colin Harper, writer and researcher at Luxor Mining. Colin is leveraging his writing prowess to shed light and inform on the bitcoin mining industry. In this episode, we discuss and dig into: the current bitcoin mining environment leverage in the mining space how prospective miners can find an edge over the competition and a lot more… Resources: Hashrate Index blog: https://hashrateindex.com/blog/ Vi...
EP18: Stay Humble, Stack Stats w/ Matt Odell, Bitcoiner
11/17/2022 • 58m
Builders In Bitcoin EP18: Stay Humble, Stack Stats w/ Matt Odell, Bitcoiner My guest today is my dear friend and co-founder of Bitcoin Park with me, Matt Odell. Matt is a Bitcoiner and has been broadcasting signal to Bitcoiners through his podcasts and commentary for longer than I have been in Bitcoin. I owe a lot of my journey to him, and I am excited to share our wide ranging conversation with y’all. Matt’s evergreen optimism and focus on a future built with Bitcoin are inspiring to say the least. In this...
EP17: Bitcoin Just Works w/ Harry Sudock, VP, Strategy - Griid
11/11/2022 • 51m
Builders In Bitcoin EP17: Bitcoin Just Works w/ Harry Sudock, VP, Strategy - Griid I had the pleasure of sitting down with my friend Harry Sudock, VP of Strategy at bitcoin mining firm Griid. Harry’s master-level understanding of energy grids and mining infrastructure make him a uniquely valuable asset to the Bitcoin ecosystem and community. In this episode, we discuss and dig into: why proof-of-work is important Harry’s thoughts on bitcoin mining software updates how Lightning and mining can work hand-in-hand and a lot more… Resources: Griid: https://www.griid...
EP16: Category Creation: Proof-of-Funds w/ Sam Abbassi, CEO - Hoseki
11/3/2022 • 48m
Builders In Bitcoin EP16: Category Creation: Proof-of-Funds w/ Sam Abbassi, CEO - Hoseki My guest this week is Sam Abbassi, CEO of Proof-of-Funds platform Hoseki. Sam is leveraging his experience in the traditional finance world to help bitcoin hodlers demonstrate the value of their assets so they can participate in the existing financial system such as securing a loan or even getting a visa without completely sacrificing the security and privacy of their bitcoin. In this episode, we discuss and dig into: how Hoseki makes “proof-of-funds” attestation possible to help Bitcoiners retr...
EP15: Bitcoin is Good, pt. 2 w/ Grant McCarty, Co-Executive Director - Bitcoin Policy Institute
11/1/2022 • 50m
Builders In Bitcoin EP15: Bitcoin is Good, pt. 2 w/ Grant McCarty, Co-Executive Director - Bitcoin Policy Institute I had the pleasure of sitting down with Grant McCarty, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of the Bitcoin Policy Institute (BPI), to discuss political engagement and advocacy around Bitcoin. Having advocates like Grant and his BPI co-founder David Zell educating Washington policy makers about Bitcoin in a language that they understand is an important piece of the puzzle when it comes to advancing and protecting the interests of Bitcoiners, both in the United States and beyond. ...
EP14: Bitcoin and the (R)Evolution of Media w/ Nico, Host - SimplyBitcoin
10/24/2022 • 53m
Builders In Bitcoin EP14: Bitcoin and the (R)Evolution of Media w/ Nico, Host - SimplyBitcoin My guest this week is Nico from SimplyBitcoin, someone who brings his passion for Bitcoin and life and infuses that in the business he is creating. Consistently producing six SimplyBitcoin episodes a week takes a special kind of passion and determination, and Nico clearly has that in spades. In this episode, we discuss and dig into: how Nico started SimplyBitcoin and where he sees it going the responsibilities associated with delivering news and information to...
EP13: The Beefsteak w/ awayslice, the Beefsteak Guy
10/17/2022 • 47m
Builders In Bitcoin EP13: The Beefsteak w/ awayslice, the Beefsteak Guy I was lucky enough to have awayslice, the man sharing the art of the beefsteak with Bitcoiners across the US, in the studio with me to discuss his mission to bring people from all over to the table to enjoy his unique and satisfying feasts. Bringing people together to share an unforgettable experience is what a beefsteak is all about, and awayslice has mastered the art of doing just that, and being an exceptional host. In this episode, we dig into:
EP12: Building Community with Bitcoin w/ Yusuf Nessary, Co-Founder & Director - Built With Bitcoin Foundation
10/10/2022 • 47m
Builders In Bitcoin EP12: Building Community with Bitcoin w/ Yusuf Nessary, Co-Founder & Director - Built With Bitcoin Foundation I had the pleasure of sitting down with Yusuf Nessary, Co-Founder and Director of the Built With Bitcoin Foundation. His work with the Built With Bitcoin Foundation to empower children and their communities through education and circular economies is literally changing lives, and serves as an inspiration for me and I hope for you as well. In this episode, we dig into: Yusuf’s background and how he found Bitcoin how the Built Wi...
EP11: Bringing Bitcoin to Local Business w/ Michael Atwood, Founder - Oshi
10/6/2022 • 54m
Builders In Bitcoin EP11: Bringing Bitcoin to Local Business w/ Michael Atwood, Founder - Oshi, Organizer - Austin Bitcoin Club I had the pleasure of speaking with the founder of Oshi—and my good friend—Michael Atwood. Showing local businesses how to use Bitcoin to both embrace a better system and grow their customer base is a mission I wholeheartedly believe in, and one that Michael and Oshi continue to champion. In this episode, we discuss and dig into: what Oshi is and how it works overcoming the current friction associated with...
EP10: Learning (and Earning) with Lightning w/ Nate, Education and Support - Voltage
10/3/2022 • 47m
Builders In Bitcoin EP10: Learning (and Earning) with Lightning w/ Nate, Education and Support - Voltage, Co-Organizer - North Houston Bitcoin Club  I’m grateful to have had the chance to chat with Nate, North Houston Bitcoin Club co-organizer and man of many hats at Voltage. Following your passion and leveraging your skill set like Nate has to help Bitcoin grow is definitely an example worth following.  In this episode, we discuss and dig into: - Nate’s journey into Bitcoin and his role at Voltage - tips for maximizing the impact of your L...
EP9: Designing for Bitcoin w/ Stephen DeLorme, Designer - Bitcoin Design Community
9/28/2022 • 52m
Builders In Bitcoin EP9: Designing for Bitcoin w/ Stephen DeLorme, Designer - Bitcoin Design Community, Co-Organizer - TABConf  In today’s episode, I’m joined by Stephen DeLorme, Bitcoin Design Community member and designer and also co-organizer of TABConf, which takes place in Atlanta from October 12 - 15. Stephen’s commitment to fostering a strong community of Bitcoiners in Atlanta and beyond is as inspiring as it is important to growing widespread Bitcoin adoption. Stephen and I discuss and dig into: who should attend TABConf and what they’ll experience the benefits and challenges of open sour...
EP8: Good for Bitcoiners, Good for Bitcoin w/ SeedSigner
9/26/2022 • 1hr 3m
Builders In Bitcoin EP8: Good for Bitcoiners, Good for Bitcoin w/ SeedSigner My guest today is SeedSigner, creator of the SeedSigner, an open-source air-gapped signing device designed to help you keep your bitcoin secure. Helping Bitcoiners both here in the US and around the world—in places like El Salvador—safeguard and preserve their wealth is a cause that’s important to me as my family went through this a generation ago. I also think, in my humble opinion, that this should be a priority for every Bitcoiner. In this episode, we discuss and dig into:
EP7: What to Expect at TABConf w/ Co-Organizer Michael Tidwell
9/23/2022 • 1hr 0m
Builders In Bitcoin EP7: What to Expect at TABConf w/ Michael Tidwell, Co-Organizer - TABConf & Head of System Operations - ZEBEDEE My guest is TABConf Co-Organizer and Head of System Operations at ZEBEDEE, Michael Tidwell. Michael brought his signature wit with him to the studio, which made for a great conversation. In this episode, we dig into: what TABConf is and what its goals are what to expect at TABConf building a successful event that helps everyone walk away better off and a lot more… Resources: TABConf: https://2022.tabconf.com/ (October 12-1...
EP6: Bitcoin, Beef, and Building Locally w/ Texas Slim, Founder - The Beef Initiative
9/13/2022 • 50m
Builders In Bitcoin EP6:  Bitcoin, Beef, and Building Locally w/ Texas Slim, Founder - The Beef Initiative and Food Intelligence This week, I sat down with Texas Slim, founder of The Beef Initiative, who has taken his passion for Bitcoin, quality beef, and localism on the road over the last several years to educate and inspire others to build strong communities, including yours truly. In this episode, we discuss and dig into: - what The Beef Initiative is and why he started it - the l...
CH2: Post-Show Recap w/ Sidd, Writer and Rider - Bitcoin Tour of America
9/6/2022 • 54m
Builders In Bitcoin CH2: Post-Show Recap w/ Sidd - Writer and Rider, Bitcoin Tour of America Recorded on Clubhouse - September 2, 2022 This is the second in a series of post-show recap discussions with podcast guests to discuss what we missed when we recorded the episode, expand on certain topics, and continue the conversation. My post-show recap guest this week was Sidd, who spent 103 days traveling around the United States on an epic motorcycle trip to meet Bitcoiners and visit Bitcoin meetups earlier this year. We discussed: - 'doing...
CH1: Post-Show Recap w/ Justine Harper, VP, BD - Unchained Capital
9/6/2022 • 42m
Builders In Bitcoin CH1: Post-Show Recap w/ Justine Harper - VP, BD - Unchained Capital Recorded on Clubhouse - August 26, 2022 This is the first in a series of post-show recap discussions with podcast guests to discuss what we missed when we recorded the episode, expand on certain topics, and continue the conversation. My first post-show recap guest was Justine Harper, VP of Business Development at Unchained Capital. We discussed: - taking your first steps into the Bitcoin space and resources to help...
EP5: Bitcoin Across America w/ Sidd, Writer and Rider - Bitcoin Tour of America
8/22/2022 • 1hr 1m
Builders In Bitcoin EP5: Bitcoin Across America w/ Sidd - Writer and Rider, Bitcoin Tour of America In this week’s episode, I catch up with my longtime friend, Bitcoin writer and rider Sidd, and hear all about his epic, 103-day motorcycle trip across the United States where he visited more than 30 Bitcoin meetups. We discuss a lot in less than 60 minutes, including:  - a detailed look at Sidd’s route from Miami to the San Francisco Bay area - the growing number of Bitcoin meetups around the country. Pro tip...
EP4: Bitcoin is Hard. Bitcoin is Easy. w/ Justine Harper, VP, Business Development - Unchained Capital
8/15/2022 • 46m
Builders In Bitcoin EP4: "Bitcoin is Hard. Bitcoin is Easy." w/ Justine Harper - VP, Business Development - Unchained Capital I was fortunate to have Bitcoiner Justine Harper, who is the VP of Business Development, or as I like to say, Chief Bitcoin Continuing Education Lead at Unchained Capital. It is always great to have her in Nashville and on campus at Bitcoin Park. We covered a number of topics in less than 60 minutes including: - The importance of self-custody - What “collaborative custody” means
EP3: Bitcoin Is Good w/ David Zell, Founder & Co-Executive Director - Bitcoin Policy Institute
8/8/2022 • 52m
I was fortunate to have the Founder & Co-Executive Director of the Bitcoin Policy Institute David Zell in the studio.   We covered a number of topics in less than 60 minutes including:   What he does Why and how to talk Bitcoin with policymakers Do we really need non-profits like BPI Why should US policymakers care about Bitcoin His simple framework for Bitcoin How David got into Bitcoin and why he thinks he was TOO early What is a think tank and why he spends his time working in one The probability of Bitcoin friendly bills being passed An am...
EP2: Bringing Bitcoin to the World w/ Ben Price, Co-Founder & CEO - The Bitcoin Company
8/1/2022 • 54m
I was fortunate to have The Bitcoin Company Co-Founder & CEO, Ben Price in the BitcoinTV studio at Bitcoin Park. We packed a lot in less than an hour. We discussed and covered a wide range of topics, including:   What Ben actually does as CEO Go through real world use cases The different types of people who would use a gift card app like TBC, including his mom The difference between open loop and closed looped credit card systems The most interesting way people are using their product How the gift card industry ACTUALLY works How they m...
EP1: Meet Me in the Mempool w/ @wiz, CEO - mempool.space
7/25/2022 • 49m
I could not have thought of a better first guest, Wiz. Wiz is an OG Bitcoiner. He has worked and still contributes to a variety of Bitcoin projects. You can see for yourself here: wiz.biz  He co-founded Mempool.space, a free and open-source Bitcoin block explorer. In this episode, we dig into: What it means to check “the" mempool Explore mempool.space’s many features including their mining dashboard and historical charts The tradeoffs between using different block explorers Discuss the importance of free and open source development in Bitcoin Riff on how fun a...
EP0: What is the Builders In Bitcoin Podcast?
7/24/2022 • 1m
Welcome to the Builders In Bitcoin podcast, a podcast about the people who bring Bitcoin to life hosted by Rod Bitkite.  In this ~90 second episode, aka Episode Zero, I introduce the podcast. The plan is to record episodes w/ the people whose Bitcoin products and services I use, would want to use, or am curious about and showcase their stories. This podcast is for those people who want to learn more about Bitcoin and the real-world applications that are in use today and what could be in the future. I hope you get as...
@lumor
300 sats
25 Dec
EP22: Risk Management through Miniscript w/ Rob Hamilton, Co-Founder & CEO - AnchorWatch
@vake
2,500 sats
22 Dec
EP22: Risk Management through Miniscript w/ Rob Hamilton, Co-Founder & CEO - AnchorWatch
@vake
2,000 sats
18 Dec
EP21: Building (Multiple) Bitcoin Businesses w/ Marty Bent, Founder - TFTC
@fabio
100 sats
16 Dec
EP21: Building (Multiple) Bitcoin Businesses w/ Marty Bent, Founder - TFTC
g de at show
@drjonesklaus
100 sats
10 Dec
EP8: Good for Bitcoiners, Good for Bitcoin w/ SeedSigner
love @seedsigner, great pod!
@xentagz
100 sats
7 Dec
EP020: Bitcoin Changes Everything w/ P, Programming Director - Swan Bitcoin
keep up the good work!🧡🧡🧡
@michaelmatulef
500 sats
21 Nov
EP18: Stay Humble, Stack Stats w/ Matt Odell, Bitcoiner
@michaelmatulef
500 sats
21 Nov
EP17: Bitcoin Just Works w/ Harry Sudock, VP, Strategy - Griid
@vake
5,000 sats
21 Nov
EP18: Stay Humble, Stack Stats w/ Matt Odell, Bitcoiner
@michaelmatulef
500 sats
8 Nov
EP16: Category Creation: Proof-of-Funds w/ Sam Abbassi, CEO - Hoseki
@michaelmatulef
500 sats
4 Nov
EP15: Bitcoin is Good, pt. 2 w/ Grant McCarty, Co-Executive Director - Bitcoin Policy Institute
@michaelmatulef
500 sats
26 Oct
EP14: Bitcoin and the (R)Evolution of Media w/ Nico, Host - SimplyBitcoin
@str8shooter
400 sats
25 Oct
EP11: Bringing Bitcoin to Local Business w/ Michael Atwood, Founder - Oshi
@user1216668333526936
100 sats
25 Oct
EP9: Designing for Bitcoin w/ Stephen DeLorme, Designer - Bitcoin Design Community
@michaelmatulef
500 sats
12 Oct
EP12: “Building Community with Bitcoin” w/ Yusuf Nessary, Co-Founder & Director - Built With Bitcoin Foundation
@michaelmatulef
500 sats
11 Oct
EP11: Bringing Bitcoin to Local Business w/ Michael Atwood, Founder - Oshi
Looking forward to see Oshi grow
@rag3_af
5,000 sats
6 Oct
EP11: Bringing Bitcoin to Local Business w/ Michael Atwood, Founder - Oshi
I Love Oshi ap. I get my beef there, bought a miner and bought some shirts there. then got my business (Vital Signs) on there. Atwood is doing great work for the bitcoin space.
@michaelmatulef
500 sats
4 Oct
EP10: Learning (and Earning) with Lightning w/ Nate, Education and Support - Voltage
@michaelmatulef
500 sats
29 Sep
EP8: Good for Bitcoiners, Good for Bitcoin w/ SeedSigner
@poppz69
50 sats
27 Sep
EP8: Good for Bitcoiners, Good for Bitcoin w/ SeedSigner
thank you ! love seedsigner!
@michaelmatulef
500 sats
27 Sep
EP7: What to Expect at TABConf w/ Co-Organizer Michael Tidwell
Wish I could attend TABConf.
@michaelmatulef
500 sats
26 Sep
EP6: Bitcoin, Beef, and Building Locally w/ Texas Slim, Founder - The Beef Initiative
🐄
@michaelmatulef
500 sats
24 Aug
EP5: Bitcoin Across America w/ Sidd - Writer and Rider, Bitcoin Tour of America
@michaelmatulef
1,000 sats
17 Aug
EP4: Bitcoin is Hard. Bitcoin is Easy. w/ Justine Harper - VP, Business Development - Unchained Capital
Another great episode. High signal.
@southside
100 sats
10 Aug
EP3: Bitcoin Is Good w/ David Zell, Founder & Co-Executive Director of the Bitcoin Policy Institute
@DavidZell_ is a G.🫡
@michaelmatulef
1,000 sats
9 Aug
EP3: Bitcoin Is Good w/ David Zell, Founder & Co-Executive Director of the Bitcoin Policy Institute
🧡
@lawbitcoin
1,000 sats
6 Aug
Episode 001 - Meet Me in the Mempool w/ @wiz
@southside
100 sats
4 Aug
Episode 002 - Bringing Bitcoin to the World w/ Ben Price
@abitcoinperson international visa🤯
@poppz69
50 sats
3 Aug
Episode 002 - Bringing Bitcoin to the World w/ Ben Price
thank you! keep doing what you are doing brother !
@michaelmatulef
500 sats
2 Aug
Episode 002 - Bringing Bitcoin to the World w/ Ben Price
Great episode ✌️
@btcphoto
200 sats
2 Aug
Episode 002 - Bringing Bitcoin to the World w/ Ben Price
cool! 👏
@michaelmatulef
500 sats
27 Jul
Episode 001 - Meet Me in the Mempool w/ @wiz
looking forward to more from this podcast 🧡