In this episode
we delve into crucial developments in the Web3 sphere. Our featured guests include Dash Lavine, CEO of Concord, shedding light on data privacy; Coert Voorhees, CEO of Arden, discussing blockchain integration; and Claus Skaaning, CEO of DigiShares, sharing insights on digital assets. We chat about everything from data privacy to blockchain integration and digital assets.
We will cover hot topics like the Poloniex hack and the interesting partnership between HSBC and Ripple's Metaco for their security token custody solutions. Join us as we explore NFT trends, analyze the intersection of traditional finance and blockchain, and delve into the intricacies of self-custody versus institutional custody. Stay tuned for an in-depth discussion on Argentina's rising inflation and the recent security token custody development with HSBC and Ripple's Metaco.
Dash Lavine, the co-founder and CEO of Concord, is a seasoned executive and adept team builder with nearly two decades of expertise spanning data analytics, predictive sciences, data privacy, digital marketing, agencies, and startups. Concord stands at the forefront of data privacy, providing a comprehensive platform for compliance and privacy-first data collection that drives superior data quality, user loyalty, and tangible business results. Prior to Concord, he started and ran two successful consulting agencies and had a long and accomplished career at Webtrends, which was acquired by Oracle in 2017. Having worked with an extensive group of prominent brands and agencies, including Microsoft, Facebook/Meta, Samsung, AT&T, CVS, HSBC, Orbitz, Reuters, WPP, and Publicis Sapient, he brings a comprehensive understanding of how technology can be used to drive success across different industries.
Coert Voorhees is the CEO and Co-Founder of Arden, a blockchain infrastructure company that enables the integration of web3 into legacy systems and experiences. A novelist and entrepreneur, Coert is a former Fulbright Scholar and Rice University Visiting Writer in Residence. Prior to Arden, Coert founded Six Foot Press, a Houston-based publisher of popular culture art books, comic books, and fiction. He is also the creator of the multi-platform edtech company Grammaropolis, a story-based approach to teaching grammar and writing, which WIRED Magazine called “pure gold.”
Claus Skaaning, the accomplished CEO of DigiShares since 2018, boasts a rich and diverse career journey. With a stellar background, he served as the Senior Business Developer at AAU Innovation from 2017 to 2020, held the position of COO at VentureFusion from 2017 to 2019, and was the COO of Aglance Solutions/Navigate Pain from 2016 to 2018. From 2014 to 2020, Claus founded Sales on Tap and CS Consult, where he played a crucial role in mentoring IT and research-based startups.
In the tech realm, Claus served as the visionary CEO of Dezide from 2001 to 2014, where he spearheaded groundbreaking AI-driven diagnostic software. His journey began in 1997 as a Technical Project Manager at Hewlett-Packard, and in the same year, he earned a Ph.D. in Bayesian networks, showcasing his commitment to continuous learning and innovation. Claus Skaaning's impressive career reflects not only his wealth of experience but also his dedication to pushing the boundaries of technological advancement.
Guest Social Links
Dash’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dashlavine/
Dash’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dashlavine
Concord Tech’s Website: https://www.concord.tech/
Concord Tech’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/ConcordTech
Coert’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/coert-voorhees/
Coert’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/CoertVoorhees
Arden’s Website: https://www.arden.cc/
Claus’ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/clausskaaning/
Claus’ Twitter: https://twitter.com/clausskaaning
DigiShares’ Website: https://digishares.io/
DigiShares’ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DigiSharesDK
0:50 Jay’s Intro
1:53 Guests Intro
23:01 “Ponzi Coins” Are Seeing Triple Digit Returns
28:00 How To Bring Blockchain Tech To Legitimate Tradfi
29:50 Self-Custody vs Institutional Custody
59:25 How To Get In Touch & Closing Thoughts
Watch more: https://www.ywhales.com/podcasts/
Take the Web3 plunge and swim with yWhales