The Exchange with KB Podcast

Caitlin Long – Episode 5

Wall Street, Wyoming and Bitcoin- The Exchange with Caitlin Long of Wyoming Blockchain Coalition

In The Exchange with KB, host Kirill Bensonoff continues his series of interviews with today’s top innovation and tech people-to-know in business with expertise from blockchain to AI. In this latest episode host Bensonoff is joined by Caitlin Long, co-founder of the Wyoming Blockchain Coalition to talk Wall Street’s ups and downs, make predictions for the Bitcoin ETF, share what’s next for blockchain in Wyoming and more.

Learn more about our guest:

Caitlin Long is the is co-founder of the Wyoming Blockchain Coalition and helped drive its remarkable 2018 blockchain legislation. Prior to that, she was chairman and president of Symbiont, an enterprise blockchain company, where she jointly spearheaded an index data blockchain project for Vanguard. Long is a graduate of Harvard Law School, the Kennedy School of Government and the University of Wyoming, and in 2016 she was named one of the 10 business leaders changing the world through tech.

Visit her website at and follow on Twitter: @CaitlinLong_.

Check out these references from the episode:

Credit Bubble Bulletin by Doug Noland
The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking by Saifedean Ammous


00:04 Welcome
00:21 Introduction to Caitlin Long
00:44 Wyoming and other background
03:26 Volatility and Wall Street
08:45 Wall Street: the flaws
10:58 The state of regulatory
16:03 What’s next for Wyoming?
18:50 Federal regulation challenges
21:20 The Secrecy Act
23:52 Compliance fears and Operation Choke Point
27:42 Banks and crypto
32:58 Macro-Economics
34:25 The debt bubble
38:56 The future of bitcoin
40:25 Blockchain in the finance world
45:07 Bitcoin ETF and The Bitcoin Standard
45:55 What’s next for Caitlin Long?
46:18 Conclusion

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