Revolutionizing Secure and Private Data on Blockchain | Mert Baser

In this episode

Jay Steinback, yWhales CEO & Co-Founder, and Abe Micael, yWhales Head of Ecosystem, speak with Mert Baser, Co-Founder of TransferChain. TransferChain is a blockchain-based platform for efficient data transfer that makes cloud storage private and secure for businesses. Mert provides insight into the platform, including how it was developed and how it differs from other cloud storage solutions.

He also discusses the challenges of breaking into the corporate world with granular controls, the importance of integration with tools like single sign-on, and the industries that are gravitating towards TransferChain's technology.

About Mert Baser

Mert Baser is the Co-Founder of TransferChain, providing the world’s most secure and private cloud storage and file sharing through blockchain, cryptographic splitting and distributed cloud architectures. Mert has been professionally involved in blockchain space since 2018, following it as a passion since 2014. Frustrated with the absence of privacy in the cloud and ever-expanding data breaches, TransferChain’s brave team is working on resurrecting one of the most fundamental human rights of the 21st century, privacy.

Mert began his career in the financial industry at PwC, where he worked on financial audits across Southern Europe. He later joined Deloitte, where he conducted valuation reports for various industry leaders. When he's not thinking about blockchain or scaling startups, you'll find him riding motorcycles, designing visuals, and listening to HiFi music.


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You’ll learn about:

  • The challenges of building TransferChain and the growing interest in blockchain technology
  • How Transfer Chain protects data for both B2C and B2B clients
  • Breaking into the corporate world with granular controls and the importance of integration with tools



0:00 Jay’s intro 

2:59 Mert’s background

6:16 What is TransferChain

7:50 TransferChain’s Ethos

10:07 How it works

14:48 Surprising learnings in building TransferChain

18:01 User experience

20:04 Who TransferChain is for

22:09 Blockchain regulation 

26:30 Geographical distribution

31:10 Designing the UI/UX

33:13 Solving speed 

38:05 Simplifying the concept and size limitation

41:04 TransferChain products

44:17 On the rise of data breaches

49:18 Where is Web3 headed

52:30 How to get involved


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DISCLAIMER: yWhales is not affiliated with YPO. Support and production for today’s episode was done by Truth Work Media. Nothing in the podcast constitutes professional and/or financial advice, nor does any information on the podcast constitute a comprehensive or complete statement of the matters discussed or the law relating thereto.

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