Zack Miller talks to Josh Liggett in this special Tradestreaming podcast about blockchain, cryptocurrency and Zcash.

This episode of the Tradestreaming podcast is a bit different than others. You’ll hear multiple voices in addition to me. These voices are the reporters behind Tradestreaming, covering how technology is impacting the business of big finance.

This week, we zero in on blockchain with Tradestreaming’s payments reporter, Josh Liggett. Josh drills down on his monthly Blockchain Hype Meter, which looks at how mainstream media covers the space in an effort to distill signal from the noise. To be sure, distributed ledger technology portends to be super-transformative, but there’s a vast distance between there and here.

We talk about the cryptocurrency Zcash, and why there was so much excitement around its launch. We’ll also chat about the growing influence of just a handful of people on the future of the blockchain.

– This Tradestreaming podcast is reproduced with kind permission. Some minor changes may have been made to the text to reflect BankNXT style considerations, but the podcast itself is always unchanged. Listen to more here. Main image: ESB Professional, Shutterstock.com

About the author

Zack Miller

Zack Miller is general partner, OurCrowd, as well as VP business development at Seeking Alpha. He is a consultant to many top venture-backed finance companies, including Lending Club, SigFig, Behalf, Covestor and Wall Street Survivor. Zack is also the author of Tradestream Your Way to Profits: Building a Killer Portfolio in the Age of Social Media (Wiley), and is editor-in-chief of Tradestreaming.

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