Encrypted

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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Episodes

  • #Ep. 12: How is compliance shaping the blockchain and crypto industry?

    October 2nd, 2018  |  34 mins 14 secs
    atm, compliance, exchanges, india, money laundering, regulation, wsj

    In this episode, Ahmed and Faisal are joined by Tarek Mohammed, Chief Compliance Officer of OTC Supply which is a UAE based OTC trading desk. They discuss the exciting developments happening both globally and locally in the industry from the WSJ’s recent research about crypto being used for criminal purposes to the new official licensed bitcoin ATMs being installed in Dubai!

  • #Ep. 11: Bad Ripple? And Crypto for women and Humanity!

    September 25th, 2018  |  48 mins 35 secs
    humanity, ripple, smart dubai, women

    Ahmed and Faisal are joined by Irina Heaver, a technology lawyer, and they discuss the recent news of the week as well topics that range from blockchain helping humanity to the bro culture that exists in this industry. We also touch on an exciting announcement by the Smart Dubai Government which just announced a blockchain project that has went live!

  • #Ep. 10: Institutionalising Crypto and a Fintech Special!

    September 18th, 2018  |  43 mins 9 secs
    adgm, fintech, institutional capital, regulation

    In this Fintech special, Ahmed has a stellar line up of guests present at the Fintech Abu Dhabi conference. Hear what Kraken and Securrency have to say about Abu Dhabi as a crypto hub as well as an interesting discussion revolving around institutional capital meeting crypto. Ahmed also engages in a one to one interview with Richard Teng, the CEO of the ADGM Financial Services Regulatory Authority about Abu Dhabi being a Fintech hub.

  • #Ep. 09: Crypto Bloodbath and a DTEC Tour!

    September 11th, 2018  |  31 mins 23 secs
    coinbase, dtec, goldman sachs

    In this episode, special guest Hans Christensen, VP of the Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre (DTEC), explains the position of DTEC in the blockchain ecosystem and what kind of support is provided to drive this forward. Moreover, the most interesting crypto related news stories of the week are explored!

  • #Ep. 08: When VCs go eye to eye with Blockchain!

    September 4th, 2018  |  50 mins 26 secs
    décentralisation, investments, venture capital

    In this episode, we take a deep dive into the intersection of where Venture Capital meets blockchains and cryptocurrencies. With our special guest, we share super exciting news and topics and discuss disruptive thoughts. You don’t want to miss this one!

  • #Ep. 07: How are new moves from China and the U.S. shaping the crypto industry?

    August 28th, 2018  |  23 mins 26 secs
    china, etf, u.s.

    In this episode, Ahmed and Faisal discuss 2 major series of events from across the globe; namely China’s crackdown on crypto and the US’s ETF rejection decision.

  • #Ep. 06: Encrypted Interviews: How are Dubai Economy using blockchain technology? A Discussion with Mohammed Shael

    August 24th, 2018  |  26 mins 47 secs
    blockchain, ded, dubai

    Ahmed sits down the Mohammed Al Shael Al Saadi, the CEO of Strategic Affairs of the Dubai Department of Economic Development discussing how he is using blockchain in his government department.

  • #Ep. 05: What did we learn about India's Blockchain ecosystem?

    August 21st, 2018  |  25 mins 3 secs
    blockchain, india, regulation

    Ahmed and Aniket sit down to recollect their experiences after attending the biggest blockchain conference in India and they deep dive into the current state of India’s blockchain ecosystem!

  • #Ep. 04: ICE be Centralising, Binance be Decentralising

    August 14th, 2018  |  25 mins 48 secs
    bakkt, centralisation, decentralisation, etf, sec

    In this episode, Ahmed and Faisal engage in a couple of interesting discussions about recent events in the cryptocurrency world, from discussing SEC's recent ETF decision to the application of decentralized exchanges!

  • #Ep. 03: Encrypted Interviews - The development of the Dubai Blockchain Center with Dr. Marwan Al-Zarouni

    August 10th, 2018  |  17 mins
    blockchain, dubai, regulation

    In this episode of Encrypted Interviews, we speak to Dr. Marwan Al-Zarouni, a man who wears many hats and was one of the earliest adopters of blockchain technology in the UAE.

  • #Ep. 02: The Concept of Money and When can I pay using Cryptos?

    August 7th, 2018  |  45 mins 12 secs
    cryptocurrency, decentralisation, esca, ico, money

    In our 2nd episode, special guest Amin Elkholy takes us through a thrilling ride of how money evolved and what journey awaits us with cryptocurrencies. Plus many more interesting discussions!

  • #Ep. 01: Decrypting Encrypted and a Bitcoin 10 year anniversary special!

    July 31st, 2018  |  47 mins 35 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, digital currency

    In our first episode, we introduce the Encrypted podcast by explaining our motivation for creating it and what you can expect to get out of it. As bitcoin is approaching its 10-year anniversary, we also go back to basics with a bitcoin primer and reviewing its successes and setbacks.