Nov. 11, 2022

Daniel Roberts - Editor in Chief at Decrypt | FTX, Binance, and the Future of Crypto


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➡️ About The Guest⁣

Daniel Roberts is the Editor-in-Chief of Decrypt. He first wrote about Bitcoin in 2011. He spent five years at Fortune and five years at Yahoo Finance and has written for a wide range of other publications including Sports Illustrated, TIME, Vice, The Wall Street Journal, Air Mail, The Guardian, The Paris Review, and Deadspin. He is the co-author of the 2013 book "Zoom: How to Supercharge Your Career." Disclosure: He owns less than 1 BTC, less than 5 ETH, and a few NFTs.


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https://www.instagram.com/dannyrobs/ 

https://twitter.com/readdanwrite/ 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielbenjaminroberts/    


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➡️ Talking Points⁣

00:00 - Intro

01:52 - Daniel's origin story

04:40 - How does Daniel make his work stand out in his field?

08:55 - Jumping ship (at Yahoo) to cover crypto and blockchain at Decrypt

11:08 - Building a business in crypto and blockchain in 2022

14:18 - Bitcoin price drop’s effect on Dan’s website traffic (and crypto sentiment in general)

26:13 - What happened between FTX, SBF, Binance, and CZ?

42:15 - Advice for entrepreneurs trying to get into crypto

48:45 - What gets Daniel excited personally about Web3?

51:04 - How much BTC does Daniel have?

53:28 - Where can people connect with Daniel Roberts?

54:15 - What does success mean to Dan Roberts?

55:45 - Advice for up-and-coming writers

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