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Running with Unicorns, a Crypto Podcast by Gem

Running with Unicorns, a Crypto Podcast by Gem

Running with Unicorns is a crypto podcast and video interview series hosted by Chitra Ragavan, Chief Strategy Officer of Gem. A veteran former journalist with National Public Radio (NPR) and U.S. News & World Report (U.S. News), Chitra interviews crypto thought leaders, regulators, and experts to offer a lens into the rapidly evolving world of digital assets. Designed to appeal to both beginner and seasoned investors, Running with Unicorns is produced at Gem’s headquarters in Venice, California. Our mission is to offer unbiased and independent analysis of the news and events shaping the cryptocurrency movement, industry, and markets and to explore the role that digital currency will play in the future of money.

“Mark Twain said, ‘Why real estate? Because they’re not making any more of it, right?’ That’s why it’s so secure. It is the ultimate imperishable good.”

– Henry Elder, Co-Founder, Digital Assets Advisors

Ep. 10 – Crypto Tokenization of Real Estate / Henry Elder, Co-Founder, Digital Assets Advisors

February 14, 2019

A conversation with Henry Elder about how real estate investing, which is one of the oldest forms of investing (it’s been around since practically the dawn of human civilization), is getting a fresh coat of paint through the application of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.

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Ep. 9 – Crypto Security Best Practices / Alison Burger, Co-Founder of Women of Crypto, and Calley Nye, CEO and Founder of Syren.io

February 7, 2019

A conversation with Alison Burger, Co-Founder of Women of Crypto, and Calley Nye, CEO and Founder of Syren.io, about security best practices in crypto investing.

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Ep. 8 – Crypto Prediction Markets: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly / Matt Smith, Research/Engineering Architect, Spring Labs

January 31, 2019

A conversation with Matt Smith, Research/Engineering Architect at Spring Labs about the pros and cons of crypto prediction markets and some of the controversial betting taking place on these platforms, including assassination markets.

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Ep. 7 – Surviving the Crypto and ICO Advertising Ban / Kelley Weaver, CEO and Founder of Melrose PR

January 24, 2019

A conversation with Kelley Weaver about the impact of the sweeping cryptocurrency and ICO advertising ban by Facebook, Google, Twitter, and other digital advertising platform giants.

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Ep. 6 – The Politics of Crypto / Jill Richmond, Digital Assets Trade Association

January 17, 2019

A conversation with Jill Richmond about the U.S. government’s piecemeal efforts to regulate cryptocurrency and how states are jumping in to fill the holes created by the patchwork of federal regulatory policy.

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Ep. 5 – Crypto Tax Tips / Jeff Neumeister, Neumeister & Associates

January 10, 2019

A conversation with Jeff Neumeister, owner and CEO of Neumeister & Associates, a Burbank, California accounting firm specializing in crypto taxes.

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Ep. 4 – Crypto Philanthropy Packs a Punch / Alyse Killeen, BitGive

January 3, 2019

A conversation with Alyse Killeen, Interim President of BitGive, the first Bitcoin and blockchain non-profit charity, about the rise in crypto philanthropy.

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Ep. 3 – Crypto News Roundup: A Time for Reckoning / John Marchesini, Blockchain Beach

December 20, 2018

A conversation with Blockchain Beach co-founder John Marchesini about the topsy-turvy year of uncertainty for the crypto markets and industry. John sums up the biggest events of 2018 that roiled the markets and looks ahead to 2019 with some pithy predictions for where all this is headed.

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Ep. 2 – Can Cryptocurrency Cross the Chasm? / Micah Winkelspecht, Gem

December 13, 2018

A conversation with Gem CEO and founder Micah Winkelspecht about the forces that are shaping the volatile cryptocurrency markets and the evolution of the decentralized ecosystem. Micah offers insights into the many pain points that are confronting the industry and what it’s going to take for digital assets to cross the chasm into mainstream adoption.

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Ep. 1 – Cryptocurrency and the Law / Morvareed Salehpour, Salehpour Law

December 6, 2018

A conversation with attorney and public speaker Morvareed Salehpour about how blockchain technology and cryptocurrency are raising complex legal challenges for governments, businesses, and even average investors around the world.

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