Modern Finance

Chia - A New Cryptocurrency Launching Soon, Built by Bram Cohen, Founder of BitTorrent

Episode Summary

Kevin chats with Bram Cohen, creator of BitTorrent, about his new cryptocurrency, Chia. Chia is an energy-efficient "green" cryptocurrency that utilizes additional hard drive space on inexpensive computers. Chia is launching in just a few days. Kevin has already begun mining ("farming") on their testnet.

Episode Notes

Bram Cohen (@bramcohen) is the inventor of the P2P BitTorrent protocol, co-founder of CodeCon, co-author of Codeville, and Founder/CEO of green cryptocurrency platform Chia.net.

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