BCB079_ALYSE KILLEEN: Bitcoin Innovation and Entrepreneurship

BCB079_ALYSE KILLEEN: Bitcoin Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Blue Collar Bitcoin Podcast

Alyse Killeen of venture capital firm Stillmark joins Josh & Dan to explore past, present, and future innovation on the Bitcoin protocol. 

We Cover:

  • Financial services for the poor & unbanked
  • What the early days of Bitcoin teach us about where it may be headed
  • Stablecoins on Bitcoin
  • Lightning Network
  • Taro protocol



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Alyse Killeen is the Founder and Managing Partner of Stillmark and is focused on the Firm’s investments. She has close to 10-years of experience identifying and investing in frontier technologies, Alyse founded Stillmark to focus solely on investments in innovation in the Bitcoin ecosystem. Alyse entered the Bitcoin industry in 2013 as one of the first institutional investors to study the potential of Satoshi Nakamoto’s invention. Her first investments in the field were made in 2014 and include the initial financing for Blockstream, a now unicorn company for which she serves as a Board Director. Alyse is also on the boards of Satoshi Energy and IBEX Mercado.


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EMAIL: Send us questions, comments, or feedback at bluecollarbitcoinpodcast@gmail.com


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