Ep 34: The Most Popular Non-Bitcoin Cryptocurrencies with Michael Laake of CryptoBasic

We’re back with another episode of PayPod! We’ve spent a lot of time talking about Bitcoin in recent episodes, and covered how it can achieve mainstream adoption and impact the world of payments. While that’s all great, there are a tremendous amount of cryptocurrencies outside of Bitcoin, and in this episode we cover some of the most popular ones.

Helping Scott explore this is Michael Laake of the Crypto Basic Podcast. Michael was introduced to the world of cryptocurrencies through the world of professional Poker. From there, he began learning all he could and has much to share

Payments Industry Insights In This Episode:

  • What led Michael into the world of cryptocurrencies.
  • What the top cryptocurrencies, outside of Bitcoin, are.
  • Michael’s thoughts on the future of crypto and payments.
  • Michael’s fantastic analogy for understanding what separates the different cryptocurrencies and their underlying technology.
  • With a whole bunch more!

Featured on the Show:

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