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We have a special episode today..we are bringing two of the world’s leading crypto experts as guests.
Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano is an entrepreneur and technology investor. Most people simply call him “Pomp.” Pomp currently manages an investment portfolio valued at more than $500 million, including investments in many of the largest companies across the bitcoin and crypto industry.
Additionally, he hosts the popular podcast “The Pomp Podcast,” which has been downloaded more than 20 million times. Pomp also writes a daily letter that is read by more than 150,000 investors each morning. Lastly, Pomp’s interests lie at the intersection of finance, technology, entrepreneurship, and economics, which he tweets about extensively to his more than 700,000 followers.
Sumit Gupta is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CoinDCX, India’s first crypto unicorn and the safest cryptocurrency exchange. As a pioneer in India’s crypto industry, Sumit has been instrumental in bringing the emerging asset class to the consciousness of India’s mainstream. In his role, Sumit is responsible for the overall strategy and growth of CoinDCX, and is the driving force behind the company’s vision to onboard 50 million Indians into crypto.
As co-chair of the Blockchain and Crypto Assets Council (BACC), a part of IAMAI, whose members are crypto exchanges operating in India, Sumit is an influential industry figure who advocates actively for better understanding and adoption of crypto. Together with his team at CoinDCX, Sumit is committed to democratizing access to crypto for India, empowering Indians to manage their digital wealth in an increasingly digital and decentralized future. Sumit holds an Undergraduate and Master’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.
00:20 Introduction of Multipie and the show
01:11 Introduction of Crypto + Pomp + Sumit
03:15 Monetary revolution v/s technology revolution
05:51 Comparing Bitcoin to Digital Gold
08:20 Bitcoin as an investment opportunity for retail investors
11:13 Sumit's views on how the Indian govt. has been regulating the space in the last 4-5 years
14:50 How do exchanges like CoinDCX manage to handle the volatility in the crypto space?
16:21 Pomp's take on launch of a Bitcoin ETF in the US
18:42 Will cryptocurrency be accepted world-wide?
24:28 Cultural revolution in this industry
27:24 Are NFTs coming out as an application of the technology?
30:19 Views on selecting a currency out of the 5000+ already in circulation
32:43 Smarter application of the cryptocurrency
34:11 Takeaways on Dogecoin
35:19 Explaining Central Bank Digital Currency
37:14 Advice to young crypto enthusiasts
40:20 Closing remarks for Pomp
40:46 Sumit's take on Bitcoin as an replacement to gold
43:47 Looing into the metaverse from an Indian view point
46:22 Where does India rank in the global crypto space?
48:34 How are the Indian investors reacting to the market volatility?