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Blockcast 26: US Debt Ceiling; Markus Thielen Discusses "Crypto Titans"

Markus Thielen joins us in the studio to talk about his new book "Crypto Titans", and we also discuss the US debt ceiling, and Hong Kong's new crypto regulations.

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We're back with a new episode of Blockcast, our weekly podcast brought to you in conjunction with The Financial Coconut, where we discuss the biggest stories in crypto this week.

This week, we have a special guest on the show: Markus Thielen, Head of Research and Strategy at Singapore-based crypto service provider Matrixport. His debut book Crypto Titans: How Trillions Were Made and Billions Lost in the Cryptocurrency Markets, a comprehensive overview of the cryptocurrency industry and its evolution, from its early days to the present, was just published in May (available on Amazon:

00:23 - Crypto Titans with special guest Markus Thielen
25:16 - US increases debt ceiling - what does this mean for crypto?
51:02 - Will HK's crypto regulations drive a bull run?

Catch the episode here:

Blockcast is the brainchild of web3-focused news platform Blockhead and The Financial Coconut. Highlighting the latest in blockchain and web3 in Southeast Asia and beyond, there’s nothing cryptic about this brand new crypto podcast. From NFT nuances to institutional implications, Blockcast brings you weekly bite-size TLDRs and ICYMI discussions of the industry. This show is carried on The Financial Coconut Podcast Network (TFC’s main podcast) and TFC Investors Podcast Network (investor-centric). Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

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