Beards & Bitcoins

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Synopsis

Your new favorite podcast from two dudes who love Bitcoins & have nice beards. Back in 2018, BitBoy and JChains met up at a conference in Chicago. Both were in the Crypto space for a while and jokingly decided to start a podcast. 2 weeks later they were recording their first episode, and it took off from there. They're just two dudes, with nice beards, and love for Bitcoin… and the crypto community.

Episodes

  • It’s Over

    It’s Over

    05/11/2020 Duration: 23min

    Episode 114: It’s Over This is not goodbye. This is just the start of something new. Since September 2018, we’ve been bringing weekly doses of information with regard to cryptocurrency. Now it has come to an end, but also the beginning of something new. Listen to this episode as we share with you the reason why we’re ending the Beards & Bitcoins Crypto Podcast. This is pretty much the goodbye that you have not been wanting to hear but is necessary for our growth. We’ve explained the rationale behind in this episode and we’re sharing with you our plans for the future. The future is bright for everyone of us, especially when it comes to digitalization, decentralization, and making money online. See you, again, soon. Thank you for being with us. This episode is sponsored by Monarch Wallet. Rule your own financial kingdom from the palm of your hand. A team at Monarch is working hard to bring you the one app to access all the best crypto services. They believe in delivering tech, not hype. With the universal d

  • Bitcoin Halloween Surprise

    Bitcoin Halloween Surprise

    29/10/2020 Duration: 40min

    Episode 113: Bitcoin Halloween Surprise This is a scary week—the most nightmarish scenario in all aspects. As the election draws near, we talk about the pandemic, the things that we need to do to prevent ourselves from contracting COVID-19, and the 2020 US National Elections. We also discuss our Halloween costumes (guess what are we going to be!), our plans for the holiday, and our favorite Halloween candies. Towards the end of this episode, we talk about the price pump of Bitcoin and its direct relation to the one who will win the elections. This episode is sponsored by Monarch Wallet. Rule your own financial kingdom from the palm of your hand. A team at Monarch is working hard to bring you the one app to access all the best crypto services. They believe in delivering tech, not hype. With the universal decentralized Monarch Wallet, you can buy, store, spend, and earn crypto and with Monarch Pay you can set up and accept recurring crypto payments. Monarch Wallet and Monarch Pay are designed to make receiving

  • We Want Bitcoin

    We Want Bitcoin

    26/10/2020 Duration: 29min

    Episode 112: We Want Bitcoin Are you into sports or into e-sports? In this episode we’re going to talk about something interesting. This episode we talk about the tension between e-sports and gaming and regular sports. And we also take a look at some sports figures that are leading the charge in crypto in the United States and beyond. If Blockchain and cryptocurrency is the next generation of money, is e-sports gaming the next generation of regular sports? Are e-sports and gaming taking over? Are they going to ultimately  replace sports? Find out in this episode.  We also share our childhood heroes and athletes that are into cryptocurrency. If you’re such a sports fan,, check this episode out and find out these athlete’s connection with cryptocurrency. We mention Spencer Denwiddie, Richard Sherman, Matt Barkley, Pat McAfee, Didier Drogba, Ronaldinho and Mike Tyson. Finally we discuss how e-sports gaming is taking the world by storm and how it affects the bitcoin world. This episode is sponsored by Monarch Wal

  • Live the Life of Crypto Luxury

    Live the Life of Crypto Luxury

    15/10/2020 Duration: 24min

    Episode 111: Live the Life of Crypto Luxury Everybody likes to HODL, everybody likes to trade. But at some point you need to offload your crypto. Listen to this episode as we share why you need to spend your crypto, (not this year!) but next year and we discuss—the rationale behind, the motivation, and the valid fears. We also delve on why spending your crypto is also a technique to make profits. Always remember that you don’t want to spend crypto on your way down. If you want an episode with a pragmatic and a practical approach, this is for you. Finally, we feature Elitium—its numbers, what it is, and why we believe in this project. Get your own Elitium Luxury Card at https://www.elitium.io/discover/crypto-card This episode is sponsored by Monarch Wallet. Rule your own financial kingdom from the palm of your hand. A team at Monarch is working hard to bring you the one app to access all the best crypto services. They believe in delivering tech, not hype. With the universal decentralized Monarch Wallet, you c

  • How Much Bitcoin Do You Need?

    How Much Bitcoin Do You Need?

    08/10/2020 Duration: 21min

    Episode 110: How Much Bitcoin Do You Need? In this episode, we talk about how much bitcoin, individually, should a person have. Listen towards the end of the episode because we also share how much bitcoin we own. We also talk about the circulating supply of bitcoin, and the kind of number that you should strive for plus the context and explanation as to why we recommend this number. This episode is sponsored by Monarch Wallet. Rule your own financial kingdom from the palm of your hand. A team at Monarch is working hard to bring you the one app to access all the best crypto services. They believe in delivering tech, not hype. With the universal decentralized Monarch Wallet, you can buy, store, spend, and earn crypto and with Monarch Pay you can set up and accept recurring crypto payments. Monarch Wallet and Monarch Pay are designed to make receiving and paying recurring crypto payments safer, faster, and easier for consumers and merchants alike. For more information, check out and download Monarch Wallet on Ap

  • Celebrities Who Use Crypto

    Celebrities Who Use Crypto

    01/10/2020 Duration: 22min

    Episode 109: Celebrities Who Use Crypto Who doesn't get star-struck? We sit down in our new studio and talk about celebrities who use crypto. You might think that it's all roses for celebrities who invest or are interested in crypto, but it's not the case all the time. We feature Dave Portnoy of Barstool Sports, DJ Khaled, Floyd Mayweather, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mel B of Spice Girls, Ian Balina (and his unfortunate experience), and more! We also share our learning experience for being in crypto and which you can also follow in your own life. Finally, we reveal WHO is our #1 Crypto Ambassador. This show is brought in part by Blaze Network. This month, Blaze will be releasing their first DAP and their Uniswap Liquidity will be locked. You can find Blaze Network on CoinMarketCap and Coin Gecko. Blaze Network is equipped with a 2% burning mechanism on their 30k circulating supply. Find out more about Blaze Network at blazenetwork.info This episode is sponsored by Monarch Wallet. Rule your own financial kingdom from th

  • Interview with Binance Founder CZ

    Interview with Binance Founder CZ

    24/09/2020 Duration: 46min

    Interview with Binance Founder CZ This week's episode is special (and a repeat.) We sit down with Chengpeng Zhao (CZ), the founder and CEO of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange and talk about Bitcoin, Tron, Steemit, keeping your cryptocurrency on exchanges and more. For Token Time we discuss Chainlink (LINK) managing to hit a new ATH despite the fact that Bitcoin has not really gone up. How will India affect the blockchain world after India's Supreme Court lifted the crypto ban? Check it out on News Break. This week for Manspreading, we share what we plan on doing once the weather gets a little warmer. Listen to this episode to know about our favorite things to do during spring This episode is sponsored by Monarch Wallet. Rule your own financial kingdom from the palm of your hand. A team at Monarch is working hard to bring you the one app to access all the best crypto services. They believe in delivering tech, not hype. With the universal decentralized Monarch Wallet, you can buy, store, spend, and e

  • Crypto Wild West

    Crypto Wild West

    17/09/2020 Duration: 20min

    Episode 108: Crypto Wild West This episode is special. We sit down and talk about the Wild West of Crypto: where is Crypto right now—and will it ever be tamed? What do you think they mean when they say Cryptocurrency is like the Wild West? In this episode we talk about 2017 as the year where Cryptocurrency is the frontier of the Wild West and how it was the year where we “herd the cats” into crypto. We also share insights on how the early 1800s unstandardized bank notes which became very crucial as to why we ended up needing cryptocurrency. You’ll find out a deeper comparison of the Cryptocurrency and the wild west—and not just because it's unregulated—when you check out this episode. Lastly, we cover the John Wayne of Crypto projects, fighting as part of being a man, the Floyd Mayweather and Connor McGregor fight, and the upcoming Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. exhibition fight. Time Stamps of Topics 3:12 Crypto Wild West 7:35 Standardized Banknote 11:54 Roger Ver as the John Wayne of Cryptocurrency 12:52 Fis

  • #1 Crypto Research Method

    #1 Crypto Research Method

    10/09/2020 Duration: 24min

    Episode 107: #1 Crypto Research Method In this episode we’re going to get geeky. We sit down and talk more about numbers—on what you need to be looking at when you’re researching for coins—our crypto research methods, and everyone’s favorite meme coin, the Dogecoin. We share our own research methods and also impart some insights on what people should be looking when researching for coins. To know more about research methods for coins, listen to this episode. We also discuss what to look for on Dogecoin in CoinMarketCap when you’re doing your own research. We also briefly talk about what happened to the DeepBrain Chain. Lastly, we share our overall take away on how to research coins. Timestamps of Topics: 2:47 Dogecoin 5:20 White Paper 10:53 Circulating Supply and Total Supply 12:50 Tokenomics 16:09 DeepBrain Chain This episode is sponsored by Monarch Wallet. Rule your own financial kingdom from the palm of your hand. A team at Monarch is working hard to bring you the one app to access all the best crypto serv

  • Research Like The Pros

    Research Like The Pros

    03/09/2020 Duration: 23min

    Episode 106: Research Like The Pros In this episode, we talk about CoinMarketCap, CoinGecko, Live Coin Watch, Coin360, and the paid Token Metrics—all coin-research sites. There may be a lot of coin-research sites out there, but at the end of the day, pick the good stuff and synthesize the knowledge that you’ve gathered to form your own opinion. Now, let's wax it with coin-research sites. #DYOR For CoinMarketCap, we share our opinion on this site as it initially peaked in 103. It got its validation because it's been around for a long time. We also tackle the issue when they changed their ranking system. As the number one visited site in crypto, CoinMarketCap was bought by Binance. How does this change the crypto community? Find out in this section of the episode. In CoinGecko, where the people who manage their social media are very responsive, the site does not get wonky. This site is a little bit more for the degenerate. Coin360 provides an overhead view of the market. Plus you get to see groups of coins. Wit

  • Crypto Nightmares

    Crypto Nightmares

    27/08/2020 Duration: 21min

    Episode 105: Crypto Nightmares Let’s talk horror. It’s our first episode in our new studio where we discuss our personal experiences of cryptocurrency nightmares, our accidental losses (and intense ones at that), eight figures of a loss and a lot more. We shared about what we went through when we invested in Bitcoin the first time, experiences with different bitcoin trading platform and a hacking incident. We talk about knowing the importance of understanding what you’re investing in. If you want to learn from our firsthand experiences for personal application, this episode is for you. This episode is sponsored by Monarch Wallet. Rule your own financial kingdom from the palm of your hand. A team at Monarch is working hard to bring you the one app to access all the best crypto services. They believe in delivering tech, not hype. With the universal decentralized Monarch Wallet, you can buy, store, spend, and earn crypto and with Monarch Pay you can set up and accept recurring crypto payments. Monarch Wallet and

  • Blockchain’s Big Moment

    Blockchain’s Big Moment

    20/08/2020 Duration: 19min

    Episode 104: Blockchain’s Big Moment This episode, we talk about changes. We sit down and talk about the huge change that might happen in the Beards and Bitcoins Crypto Podcast, the change in the crypto space affecting the US Presidential election and what’s happening with bitcoin. We reveal the greatest update for this podcast! If you would want to know about this development and how it will affect this podcast, check it out on this episode. We also discuss the possible effect of blockchain voting for the US Presidential election, where the United States Postal Service filed a blockchain patent for the US presidential election for mail-in voting. If you love talking about politics and blockchains, this episode might just get you interested. Lastly, we address where we think Bitcoin is going as it continues to go up and down and how it will affect the crypto community. Time Stamps of Topics: 4:30 Zoom Interviews vs Person to Person Interviews 8:25 Blockchain’s Big Moment 10:49 Blockchain and Politics 13:25 H

  • Your Grandpa Will Be Obsessed With BTC

    Your Grandpa Will Be Obsessed With BTC

    13/08/2020 Duration: 24min

    Episode 103: Your Grandpa Will Be Obsessed With BTC This episode is as varied as you can get. In Episode 103, we show you what’s been going on with an advertising campaign in crypto and how they’re trying to rob old people. Plus, we also talk about someone’s dream car. We also discuss some pretty interesting things revolving around bitcoins, stocks, precious metal world, and fake news. If you’re craving for tidbits of information that cover a range of topics, this episode is for you. Time Stamps of Topics 1:29 Grayscale 9:00 Article About Grayscale 13:50 The Advertisement Which Caused Grayscale To Trend 17:37 Quick Chat About Dream Car This episode is sponsored by Monarch Wallet. Rule your own financial kingdom from the palm of your hand. A team at Monarch is working hard to bring you the one app to access all the best crypto services. They believe in delivering tech, not hype. With the universal decentralized Monarch Wallet, you can buy, store, spend, and earn crypto and with Monarch Pay you can set up and a

  • Cryptocom Drama + Ceek VR

    Cryptocom Drama + Ceek VR

    06/08/2020 Duration: 29min

    Episode 102: Cryptocom Drama + Ceek VR This episode is full of drama. We talk about why people are upset with MCO, the interview with CEEK VR Founder, and a social media site. We sit down and discuss what happened with Crypto.com and why people are upset about MCO. Find out what Crypto.com is trying to do to make up with the MCO coin underperforming. We also interview Mary Spio, Founder and CEO of Ceek VR, which focuses on live events. Check out in this episode how the pandemic affected the demand for the VR and—if you’re a sports fan like us—the reason for Dwayne Wade’s announcement using Ceek VR for his basketball camp. Lastly, are you a big TikTok fan? Big news for TikTok users in this episode. Time Stamps of Topics: 2:10 Crypto.com Drama 8:56 Interview with Mary Spio 26:30 TikTok This episode is sponsored by Monarch Wallet. Rule your own financial kingdom from the palm of your hand. A team at Monarch is working hard to bring you the one app to access all the best crypto services. They believe in deliverin

  •  Ledger Hack! Are You Safe?

    Ledger Hack! Are You Safe?

    30/07/2020 Duration: 22min

    This episode is as fresh as our haircuts! We share our insights with regards to the COVID19 pandemic plus we talk about Bitcoin’s pump which is now at more than $10k—as a direct result, transactions fees have gone up. We deem this rise in transaction fees important. Why? Find out in this episode. We also talk about the data breach at Ledger. Should you be scared? We’ll never end this episode without a topic that we passionately love—Sports. Time Stamps of Topics 09:03 Bitcoin’s Pump: Up At More than $10k 13:05 The Data Breach at Ledger 16:20 We Talk About Sports This episode is sponsored by Monarch Wallet. Rule your own financial kingdom from the palm of your hand. A team at Monarch is working hard to bring you the one app to access all the best crypto services. They believe in delivering tech, not hype. With the universal decentralized Monarch Wallet, you can buy, store, spend, and earn crypto and with Monarch Pay you can set up and accept recurring crypto payments. Monarch Wallet and Monarch Pay are designe

  • Blockchain To End Fake News

    Blockchain To End Fake News

    23/07/2020 Duration: 40min

    Episode 100: Blockchain To End Fake News This is our 100th episode, a milestone in itself! We walk down memory lane and share our favorite moments of the show plus we also talk to David Liebowitz of Everipedia, which is the Wikipedia for blockchain but also an Encyclopedia for everything. For News Break, we look back into the sad and funny moments of the show—the good, the bad, the funny, the embarrassing. Listen to this segment as we walk down memory lane and reminisce the moments that brought us to this milestone—our 100th episode. For our interview with David Liebowitz, we talk about how Wikipedia works, and what an Encyclopedia is. We also listen to David Liebowitz as he contextualizes how Everipedia was founded—the Wikipedia for Blockchain but also an Encyclopedia for everything. Plus we talk about SEO, Fake News, and how Everipedia is different from Wikipedia. Since information is power, listen to this episode as we cover the importance of truth and how biases work. Check out the page on Everipedia for

  • McAfee Says Don’t Invest in Crypto!

    McAfee Says Don’t Invest in Crypto!

    16/07/2020 Duration: 34min

    Episode 99: McAfee Says Don’t Invest in Crypto! This episode is a blast! We talk about the following—Bitcoin advertisement on a sports game and our interview with John McAfee. For News Break, we talk about the advertisement of eToro and Bitcoin at a soccer game. Are the teams getting behind crypto? What does it mean for the cryptocurrency space? Is this the beginning of cryptocurrency getting a little more clout out there? We’ll know what happens in the future. For our interview with John McAfee, we cover a range of interesting topics—John’s life update, the pandemic and his theories about it being a manufactured illness, his strong opinion about Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, and the creation of ghost cell phone service or an e-sim service. Time Stamps of Segments 2:51 News Break 7:05 Interview with John McAfee Connect with John McAfee on www.twitter.com/officialmcafee News Break is sponsored by BestChange.com. BestChange.com is a directory of selected, trusted and reliable exchangers. Their website shows you w

  • DogeCoin PUMPS: Will It Last?

    DogeCoin PUMPS: Will It Last?

    09/07/2020 Duration: 23min

    Episode 98: DogeCoin PUMPS: Will It Last? This episode is fresh from our vacation—China launching their own blockchain network, doing research during altseason, and our recent Fourth of July celebrations. For News Break, we talk about LINK (LN) nodes being up by more than 15% as a direct result of China launching their blockchain network. How will the Chinese blockchain network impact the crypto community in the US, and across the world? In Token Time, we feature DogeCoin which is pumping these days. Listen to the story as to why DogeCoin is pumping. What caused DogeCoin to pump? Will this last? For Manspreading, we share our most recent vacations—being away from people, spending time with the family, waking up to nature—the whole deal. 02:48 News Break 09:37 Token Time 16:54 Manspreading News Break is sponsored by BestChange.com. BestChange.com is a directory of selected, trusted and reliable exchangers. Their webite shows you where to buy/sell/exchange dozens of popular cryptocurrencies or purchase with deb

  • Could THIS Be A Turning Point For Adoption?

    Could THIS Be A Turning Point For Adoption?

    02/07/2020 Duration: 42min

    Episode 97: Could THIS Be A Turning Point For Adoption? We got a super fun show packed with exciting news this week—possibly being able to send Bitcoin Cash via email, the 4th of July fireworks, and our interview with Alex Alexandrov-founder of Velas Token (VLX). For News Break, we talk about being able to send Bitcoin Cash (BCH) via email to anyone in the world. We share our insights on this new development in this segment. In Token Time, we feature Velas (VLX). We also interview Alex Alexandrov—how he got into crypto and how the space has changed through the years ever since he got into it, his experience with Coinpayments, and founding Velas Tokenplus the grit and hustle that came with developing the project. Check out the project at velas.com and connect with Alex Alexandrov on Twitter.com/velasfounder For Manspreading, we talk about the 4th of July—picnics, grilling, and fireworks. We have a new segment sponsor for News Break. It’s bestchange.com—a directory of selected, trusted, and reliable exchanges.

  • 350 Million People Will Be Able To Buy Bitcoin

    350 Million People Will Be Able To Buy Bitcoin

    25/06/2020 Duration: 22min

    Episode 96: 350 Million People Will Be Able To Buy Bitcoin We’re back! This episode is short but sweet—we talk about PayPal and Venmo opening up about crypto buying, protecting yourself when you’re doing your own research amidst Bitcoin forks, and Viva Las Vegas! For News Break, PayPal and Venmo are opening up about crypto buying as PayPal is feeling the pressure from Square, the payment platform by Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter. How will it affect the cryptocurrency? Listen to this episode to find out. In Token time, we talk about the different coins especially since bitcoin forks are introduced to make sure that new buyers won't be confused. What is the difference between hard fork or soft fork? How do you protect yourself when you’re doing your own research? Remember: the word Bitcoin does not make anything more reputable. For Manspreading, it’s about gambling styles in Las Vegas. We talk about the Lady Luck, experiencing hotels in Vegas and the craziness gambling creates even during this pandemic. We have a

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