Nov 28, 2018
| 4 min read

Podcast #37

Unpacking the Disruptive Power of Blockchain - by Mark Jeffrey

Mark Jeffrey is Co Founder and CEO of Guardian Circle, a blockchain-based startup focused on enabling people anywhere in the world to summon critical help from their smartphone. He’s an accomplished entrepreneur and CEO as well as a published author. Our conversation explores his path through technology, becoming one of the first podcasters to serialize fiction, the characteristics that make blockchain special and some of the key applications. 

We discuss the origins and goals of Guardian Circle, the ongoing regulatory challenges in the cryptoasset market, key distinctions between the NEO, EOS and Ethereum blockchains, and the obstacles to mainstream adoption of blockchain based applications. 

He also shares commentary on notables startups including Spotcoin, EOS Lynx and Neon Wallet.   

 

Recommendations 

Podcast: Cryptonomics with Mark Pesce  

Film: Trust Machine directed by Alex Winter and narrated by Rosario Dawson 

Bitcoin Explained Simply: An Easy Guide To The Basics That Anyone Can Understand by Mark Jeffrey  

The Case For Bitcoin: Why JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon Is Dead Wrong — And Why Bitcoin Is The Greatest ‘Store of Value’ Ever Invented In Human History! by Mark Jeffrey 

Amazon’s Mark Jeffrey Author Page 

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