A podcast dedicated to guiding you through the blockchain and crypto universe

About the show

Interested in what is going on in the world of blockchain and crypto assets? Want to understand how the most pioneering entrepreneurs, enterprises and governments are creating the digital economies of the future?

Involving a range of superb guests of likeminded innovators, enablers, investors, government officials, executives and more, Encrypted takes you on a journey to make sense of what is going on in the Wild West of cryptocurrencies, understand valid use cases of blockchain technology and how various industries could be impacted.

Encrypted is Dubai based, and the first podcast dedicated to blockchain and crypto in the MENA region, so expect to hear interesting stories, and people from this side of the world.


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  • #Ep.90: "Inside Solana: Navigating Outages&The Satoshi Round Table."

    February 10th, 2024  |  36 mins 58 secs
    #blockchain, #cryptocurrency, #defi, #dubaiblockchaincenter, #encryptedpodcast, #innovation, #myco, #navigatingoutages, #satoshiroundtable, #solana, #solanaecosystem, #solanahackerhouse, #visa, #web3

    🎙️ Join us for an exciting #90th episode of the Encrypted podcast: “Inside Solana: Navigating outages&Satoshi Round Table,” as we delve deep into the Solana ecosystem with Lily Liu, co-founder of Anagram and president of Solana Foundation! 💼

  • #Ep.89: “MENA Fintech Association: Spot Bitcoin ETFs and Green Finance”

    January 20th, 2024  |  33 mins 36 secs
    #bitcoinetf, #btcspotetf, #defi, #dubaiblockchaincenter, #encrypted, #fintech, #futureoffinance, #greenfinance, #innovation, #mfta, #myco, #podcast, #sustainability, #tradfi, #web3

    🎙️Join us in a captivating conversation with Nameer Khan, Chairman of the MENA Fintech Association (MFTA) and Founder & CEO of Fils in our latest, #89 episode on Encrypted, “MENA Fintech Association: Spot Bitcoin ETFs and Green Finance”, powered by Myco.io.

  • #Ep.88: "Cryptocurrency's Godfather: Privacy, DigiCash, AI, and the Quantum-Secure Future".

    January 5th, 2024  |  45 mins 25 secs
    #betterthanmoney, #cbdc, #cryptocurrency, #cryptocurrencygodfather, #cryptography, #digicash, #digital innovation, #ecash, #privacy, #security

    🎙️ We’re thrilled to have the visionary David Chaum on our latest, #88th episode of Encrypted, powered by Myco.io, "Cryptocurrency's Godfather: David Chaum on Privacy, DigiCash, AI and the Quantum-Secure Future"!

  • #Ep87: Redefining Tomorrow: Decentralized ID, Wellness, HealthTech, and Synthetic Biology".

    December 14th, 2023  |  53 mins 16 secs
    #ai, #blockchain, #cardano, #decentralization, #decentralizedid, #dubaiblockchaincenter, #encrypted, #futuretech, #healthtech, #innovationleadership, #podcastinterview, #syntheticbiology, #techinnovation, #wellness

    🎙️Hello and welcome everyone to another exciting, #87 episode of the “Encrypted” podcast, powered by Myco.io, “Redefining tomorrow: Decentralized ID, Wellness, Healthtech, and Synthetic Biology”.
    🌐Join us on an insightful journey through the tech universe with Charles Hoskinson, visionary entrepreneur, mathematician, and co-founder of Input Output Global, Inc. and Cardano. His leadership in blockchain technology has reshaped the landscape of decentralized systems, pushing boundaries in tech, wellness, and synthetic biology.

  • #Ep.86: "Breaking Frontiers: #Cardano's Vision for Blockchain Advancement”.

    November 21st, 2023  |  26 mins 50 secs
    #blockchaintechnology, #cardano, #cardanofoundation, #dubaiblockchaincenter, #emurgo, #iog, #middleeast, #partnerships, #podcast

    🎙️Hello and welcome everyone to an exciting #86 episode of Encrypted, powered by myco.io, "Breaking Frontiers: #Cardano's Vision for Blockchain Advancement”. Join us as we sit down with Frederik Gregaard, the visionary CEO of the Cardano Foundation, to uncover the dynamic landscape of Cardano and its impact on the future.

  • #Ep.85: Game Changers: Decoding NFTs, Open Metaverse, And Digital Economies.

    November 9th, 2023  |  46 mins 2 secs
    #blockchain #nfts #openmetaverse #innovation #techleadership #podcast #animocabrands #yatsiu #mocaverse #digitalfuture #bitcoinordinals #blockchain #nfts #metaverse #web3 #innovation #technology #gaming 🚀

    Welcome everyone to the #85 episode of Encrypted, where we explore the Future of Blockchain, NFTs, and the Open Metaverse with an extraordinary Yat Siu, co-founder and executive chairman of Animoca Brands, a global powerhouse in the blockchain and gaming industry.

  • #Ep.84: "Beyond the Sandbox: Unveiling Middle East Adventures with Sandbox Game's New Partnerships"

    October 26th, 2023  |  36 mins 49 secs
    #collaboration, #dubaiblockchaincenter, #encrypted, #entrepreneurship, #gaming, #gamingplatform, #metaverse, #myco, #nfts, #sandbox, #sandboxpartnerships, #web3

    Welcome to the #84th episode of the “Encrypted” podcast, the place where tech and innovation collide! Today, we have a special guest who's not just a tech whiz but also a genuine enthusiast for all things creative and fun. Sebastien Borget, the Co-Founder and COO of The Sandbox, is here to tell us more about the trailblazing decentralized gaming virtual world that's capturing the imagination of millions.

  • #Ep.83: Revolutionizing Finance: Middle East Crypto Hedge Funds Shaping the Future of Global Finance.

    October 10th, 2023  |  51 mins 39 secs
    #crypto, #crypto regulations, #cryptocapsule, #cryptohedgefunds, #dubai, #future of finance, #middle east, #nine blocks capital management, #tedxspeaker

    Welcome to the 83# episode of the “Encrypted podcast”, where we delve deep into the future of finance and the world of cryptocurrencies with a visionary leader who’s actively shaping our financial landscape. Today, we are happy to have a true trailblazer with us, Henri Arslanian, the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Nine Blocks Capital Management.

  • #Ep.82: The Rise of Dubai: Why The World's Tech Community is Focusing on Dubai!

    September 25th, 2023  |  33 mins 1 sec
    ai assembly, domain days, dubai blockchain center, dubai future foundation, tech ecosystem, tech hub

    In our latest episode, we're honored to converse with the illustrious Dr. Marwan Alzarouni, CEO of Dubai Blockchain Center and the esteemed Strategic Advisor of the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism. Recognized as a blockchain luminary by CoinTelegraph, ranking amongst the Top 100 global influencers, his insights are truly invaluable.

  • #Ep. 81: DIFCs take on building Fintech and Crypto success in MENA

    June 20th, 2021  |  35 mins 8 secs
    adgm, blockchain, crypto, difc, ecosystem, fintech, innovation

    In this episode we speak with Christian Kunz, Head of Group Strategy at DIFC Authority, a leading financial center based in Dubai, UAE. We hear the DIFCs stance on crypto and their ambitions within this growing sector. If you are looking to know more about regulations, setting up and getting ahead within the region, this episode is a great listen.

  • #Ep. 80: NFTs - The Direct to Avatar Economy & The Open Metaverse

    March 28th, 2021  |  45 mins 25 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, crypto, cryptocurrency, nfts, non-fungible, tokens

    Did you hear about that $69 million NFT sale on Christie’s? Well, we just dove right into NFTs in this episode! NFTs or non-fungible tokens are unique digital items that are not interchangeable. Today, we speak with Ryan Gill, CEO and co-founder of Crucible about the beginnings and the future of NFTs.

  • #Ep. 79: Scalability and Advancement of Enterprise Blockchain

    February 8th, 2021  |  33 mins 31 secs
    blockchain, blockfinex, crypto, enterprise, gitex, justchain

    In this episode we speak with Saqr Ereiqat, consultant at IBM and Akbar Farook, founder of Just Chain about blockchain enterprise advancements.

  • #Ep. 78: Tech Scoop on Bitfinex and Tether from Stablecoins to Global Decentralised Liquidity

    January 26th, 2021  |  51 mins 20 secs
    bitfinex, cex, defi, dex, stablecoins, tether, usdt

    USDT, Tether, and everything in between. In this episode, we have the CTO of Bitfinex and Tether, Paolo Ardoino, who shares all you need to know about Bitfinex, and Tether. From discussing the backing of Tether to the future of exchanges and stablecoins, this episode dives deep into one of the most forward thinking CTOs in the space.

  • #Ep. 77: The rise of institutional adoption in crypto and blockchain

    January 10th, 2021  |  43 mins 36 secs
    adoption, institutions, lseg, tokenisation, ucl

    Institutions are coming. Tokenisation is real and taking place. In this episode, we have Thamim Ahmed from UCL Center for Blockchain Technologies and Dotun Rominiyi from the emerging technology division at the London Stock Exchange, where we talk about institutional and enterprise adoption of blockchain and crypto, particularly within the financial sector.

  • #Ep. 76: The humble beginnings of crypto art and its meteoric rise

    December 21st, 2020  |  31 mins 8 secs
    art, crypto art, digital art, metaverse, nft

    In this episode we talk about crypto art! We discuss its origins, what it actually is, why it matters and what to expect in the years to come! Recording from Gitex and the Future Blockchain summit in Dubai, we're super lucky to have recorded this in person using our equipment which haven't been used for several months. Hope you enjoy!

  • #Ep. 75: Crypto Communications - How PR can make or break projects

    November 30th, 2020  |  51 mins 38 secs
    communications, crisis, crypto, pr

    In this episode we talk public relations and the blurring lines of promoting, community engagement and shilling. Our guests are Mohanned Halawani, founder of Crypto-PR.io and David Wachsman Founder and CEO of WACHSMAN. Both our guests are leaders in the Crypto and Blockchain space for communications as we dive deep into their experience and expertise.