The Bitcoin podcast for OGs and intermediates.

If you've been in Bitcoin for a while and you feel like you've outgrown all the newbie content out there, then Bitcoin Takeover Podcast is here to help you take your knowledge to the next level. Through Bitcoin Takeover, you're going to find out about people who work on some of the most innovative and interesting projects in the space. You'll also hear stories from OGs who talk about Bitcoin in the early days. And while the show won't give you investment advice and will never tell you what to do with your money, you may use it to discover great Bitcoin projects & companies in which you can invest. Hop on the Bitcoin Takeover train, there's still a lot to learn and discover!

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S14 E21: Rafael Cordon on How Bitcoin Saved the Elections in Guatemala with OpenTimeStamps


Bitcoin has recently fixed the presidential elections in Guatemala. How so? Rafael Cordon of Simple Proof is here to explain all about the power of OpenTimeStamps and how they can leverage the Bitcoin blockchain to prove that something really happened.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 120.36MB - Duration: 1:04:33 m (261 kbps 44100 Hz)

S14 E20: Lea Petrasova on Vexl & Why P2P Bitcoin Exchanges Matter


Lea Petrasova is the president of the Vexl Foundation, one of the project's co-founders, and certainly one of the most ardent supporters of exchanging bitcoin in a peer to peer fashion. In this episode, she explains why you should consider using Vexl.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 64.08MB - Duration: 46:40 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

S14 E19: Martin and Igor on Firefish, a Bitcoin-Backed Lending Platform


Firefish enables people to borrow fiat money against their bitcoins in a trust-minimized way, using a multisig setup with oracles. Martin and Igor, the two FireFish co-founders, talk about how and why you should be using their service.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 58.13MB - Duration: 42:20 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

S14 E18: Lisa Neigut & Calle on Scaling Bitcoin & Free Open Source Software


Lisa Neight (creator of the Base58 Bitcoin academy) and Calle (creator of Cashu) joined the Bitcoin Takeover podcast during the Hackers Congress in Prague. They speak about free open source software, popular Bitcoin scaling solutions, cars & more!

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 179.39MB - Duration: 2:10:38 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

S14 E17: Rodolfo Andragnes on Labitconf 2023 & Argentinian Elections


The 11th edition of Labitconf takes place in Buenos Aires this year, just a week before the final round of the presidential elections in Argentina. Rodolfo Andragnes tells us all about the event & his hopes for a libertarian president like Javier Milei.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 90.45MB - Duration: 1:05:51 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

S14 E16: Philipp Hoenisch on 10101 Synthetic Bitcoin Stablecoins


Philipp Hoenisch is the founder of 101010: a project which aims to create synthetic bitcoin-backed stablecoins on top of the Lightning network. These stablecoins aim to minimize trust, as there's no central issuer or institution in the middle.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 101.74MB - Duration: 1:14:05 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

S14 E15: Phil Zimmermann on Bitcoin, Cryptography & PGP


Phil Zimmermann is the creator of PGP & the cryptographer who made it safe to publish cryptography projects on the internet. In this episode, Mr. Zimmermann talks about Bitcoin, his opinion on various cryptography projects & his friendship with Hal Finney

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 67.05MB - Duration: 36:01 m (260 kbps 44100 Hz)

S14 E14: Michael Bumann on Building Alby, Nostr & Lightning Network Development


Michael Bumann (aka Bumi) is a Lightning network developer best known for working on Joule and creating Alby. Today, Alby is one of the most popular wallets for sending and receiving Nostr zaps. In this episode, he explains more about his work & vision.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 77.86MB - Duration: 56:42 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

S14 E13: Paul Sztorc Reacts to Drivechains Reactions


In this episode, Paul Sztorc reacts to 3 of the most significant reactions to Drivechains: Shinobi's article from Bitcoin Magazine, the Baltic Honeybadger 2023 panel which mostly covered Drivechains, and his Tabconf 2023 debate with Peter Todd.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 435.21MB - Duration: 5:16:54 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

S14 E12: Sam Lee on Bitcoin in Hong Kong


For the past 4 years, Sam Lee has been the main organizer of the Bitcoin meetup in Hong Kong. In this episode, Sam tells us what it's like to be a bitcoiner in Hong Kong and how the experience differs from the one in Mainland China.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 98.34MB - Duration: 1:11:36 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

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