In this episode, Lolli CEO and co-founder Alex Adelman joins the Bitcoin Magazine podcast to discuss Lolli's rapid growth, democratizing commerce, driving bitcoin adoption and the future of video games.
Lolli, the rewards application that lets users earn bitcoin when they shop online, has garnered more than 900 merchant partnerships since its inception with more joining every day. Its most recent partnership, announced today, is with‚Udemy.com, an online learning platform aimed at professional adults seeking tech skills. Users can earn up to 18 percent back in bitcoin on all courses, which range from bitcoin and blockchain to design and IT lessons.
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'œThat's our biggest pitch, to any investors. Bitcoin is not just a financial system. It's a computing system, it's a time system, it's all these other things.''” Jeremy Welch
Location: New York
Date: Thursday 11th July, 2019
Company: Casa & BlockFi
Role: Founder & Founder/CEO
The hype of the previous bull run led to an influx of companies using Bitcoin or 'blockchain' to inflate value and attract investment. Many of these were questionable projects, and some were outright scams. Even legitimate companies struggled with the difficulty of creating value with Bitcoin, as companies failed two thrived: Casa and BlockFi.
BlockFi is building financial products for Bitcoin holders which allow them to use their crypto as collateral for taking out a loan or lend out their Bitcoin to earn interest. Casa is improving security by simplifying multisig.
So why have BlockFi and Casa been able to grow and thrive during the bear market while so many others ..

We're joined by Rune Christensen, CEO and Co-Founder of MakerDAO. We discuss the rise of Maker DAI as an algorithmically backed stable token and get into the weeds of the new version featuring multi collateral DAI as well as the ability to natively generate interest on DAI. We also cover the current governance model and how this can be attacked. The governance will undergo an overhall for the new version of Maker, introducing an Emergency Shutdown that can be triggered through MKR holders and promises to make the system more resilient. Lastly, we venture into what Rune hopes the future will bring for MakerDAO.
Topics discussed in this episode:
Recap of how single collateral DAI is kept at peg of 1 USDWhy was DAI intermittently trading at Governance functions exercised by MKR holdersSale of MKR tokens and MKR distributionIs the current governance model satisfactory?New governance mechanisms to be rolled out soonIntroduction of multi collateral DAIInterest generating DAI: Implementa..

Joel Bowman, a writer who has written from more than 85 countries, was our special Vaultoro guest this week. Tatiana and Josh have a long history with him, and have met with him across Europe and in Argentina. We discuss the impact of sound money, the future of economics, free markets, and more about Joel's work with previous Tatiana Show guest Doug Casey.
About the Guests:
Joel Bowman is an independent writer, speaker and incurable peripatetic with over 15
years publishing experience.
During his professional career, Joel has written from more than 85 countries, a dozen
of which he called temporary home. His columns have appeared in well known
libertarian outlets, such as Mises.org, FEE.org, lewrockwell.com and The Daily
Reckoning, which he managed for 5 years with Bill Bonner and Addison Wiggin.
Joel speaks regularly at conferences in North and South America as well as in Europe
and his birth country, Australia. Topics of interest include philosophical anarchism,
internationaliza..

We're joined by Rune Christensen, CEO and Co-Founder of MakerDAO. We discuss the rise of Maker DAI as an algorithmically backed stable token and get into the weeds of the new version featuring multi collateral DAI as well as the ability to natively generate interest on DAI. We also cover the current governance model and how this can be attacked. The governance will undergo an overhall for the new version of Maker, introducing an Emergency Shutdown that can be triggered through MKR holders and promises to make the system more resilient. Lastly, we venture into what Rune hopes the future will bring for MakerDAO.
Topics discussed in this episode:
Recap of how single collateral DAI is kept at peg of 1 USDWhy was DAI intermittently trading at Governance functions exercised by MKR holdersSale of MKR tokens and MKR distributionIs the current governance model satisfactory?New governance mechanisms to be rolled out soonIntroduction of multi collateral DAIInterest generating DAI: Implementa..

The Bitcoin rewards shopping app, Lolli, has partnered with Safeway grocery stores to give customers 3.5% percent back in Bitcoin on all their purchases.
Crypto supporters are also intrigued by the announcements and many are now speculating how affordable worldwide internet could benefit Bitcoin.
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On Today's Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin!…Adam B. Levine and LTB Global Voices segment host Alex Gladstein are talking Bitcoin in the Philippines with Luis Buenaventura.
Later, having now heard perspectives from bitcoin users in Iran, India, Shanghai, Nigeria, the Philippines and with Venezuela still to air Adam and Alex take a measured look back at the interview series so far.
This episode is sponsored by Purse.io and BlockchainTraining.org
Today's show featured content by Alex Gladstein, Luis Buenaventura, and Adam B. Levine. This episode was edited by Steven Aram and featured music by Jared Rubens and General Fuzz. Have any questions or comments? Email adam@letstalkbitcoin.com. Have a good week!

Today I talk with Guillermo Goncalvez of the Venezuelan Startup El Dorado, a crypto currency exchange set to release Q4 of this year. El Dorado hopes to act as a peer to peer platform much like LocalBitcoins but will incorporate multiple other digital asset's.Guillermo also breaks down what is real and what is fake with the news out of Venezuela not only about the government but crypto as well.