Faisal is a co-host of encrypted, he spent his career designing and implementing digital technologies in government sectors. Over the past year he's been involved in projects around emerging tech including blockchains. He is a graduate of Oxford Saïd Business School's Blockchain strategy program.
January 8th, 2019 | 21 mins 47 secs
2019, build, regulation, sto, uae
In the first episode of 2019, Ahmed and Faisal are excited to be back and in this one, they share the different observations and trends the industry should look out for in 2019!
December 5th, 2018 | 36 mins 36 secs
Ahmed and Faisal sit down with Samson Williams from Axes and Eggs to discuss the lessons learnt from this bear market and in general 2018. They discuss the pros and cons the industry has showcased in 2018 and how can the industry can move forward going into 2019.
November 27th, 2018 | 29 mins 2 secs
enterprise, hyperledger, private blockchain, qualcomm
Ahmed and Faisal are joined by Chris Fernandez, the CEO of Block Gemini which is a UAE based blockchain development house focusing on enterprise level blockchain applications. They talk about enterprise use cases, projects Block Gemeni are working on, challenges and how the enterprise blockchain world works!
October 10th, 2018 | 22 mins 16 secs
dapp, ico, infrastructure, uae, venezuela
Ahmed and Faisal sit down to discuss this week’s most exciting news and thought pieces from the crypto world!
October 2nd, 2018 | 34 mins 14 secs
atm, compliance, exchanges, india, money laundering, regulation, wsj
In this episode, Ahmed and Faisal are joined by Tarek Mohammed, Chief Compliance Officer of OTC Supply which is a UAE based OTC trading desk. They discuss the exciting developments happening both globally and locally in the industry from the WSJ’s recent research about crypto being used for criminal purposes to the new official licensed bitcoin ATMs being installed in Dubai!
September 25th, 2018 | 48 mins 35 secs
humanity, ripple, smart dubai, women
Ahmed and Faisal are joined by Irina Heaver, a technology lawyer, and they discuss the recent news of the week as well topics that range from blockchain helping humanity to the bro culture that exists in this industry. We also touch on an exciting announcement by the Smart Dubai Government which just announced a blockchain project that has went live!
September 11th, 2018 | 31 mins 23 secs
coinbase, dtec, goldman sachs
In this episode, special guest Hans Christensen, VP of the Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre (DTEC), explains the position of DTEC in the blockchain ecosystem and what kind of support is provided to drive this forward. Moreover, the most interesting crypto related news stories of the week are explored!
September 4th, 2018 | 50 mins 26 secs
décentralisation, investments, venture capital
In this episode, we take a deep dive into the intersection of where Venture Capital meets blockchains and cryptocurrencies. With our special guest, we share super exciting news and topics and discuss disruptive thoughts. You don’t want to miss this one!
August 28th, 2018 | 23 mins 26 secs
china, etf, u.s.
In this episode, Ahmed and Faisal discuss 2 major series of events from across the globe; namely China’s crackdown on crypto and the US’s ETF rejection decision.
August 14th, 2018 | 25 mins 48 secs
bakkt, centralisation, decentralisation, etf, sec
In this episode, Ahmed and Faisal engage in a couple of interesting discussions about recent events in the cryptocurrency world, from discussing SEC's recent ETF decision to the application of decentralized exchanges!
August 7th, 2018 | 45 mins 12 secs
cryptocurrency, decentralisation, esca, ico, money
In our 2nd episode, special guest Amin Elkholy takes us through a thrilling ride of how money evolved and what journey awaits us with cryptocurrencies. Plus many more interesting discussions!