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The Scrumptious Irony of the Silicon Valley Bank Collapse

Crypto companies are scrambling to find new banking partners after last weekend’s collapse. Plus: A conversation with photographer Dave Krugman on the “attention economy.”

March 16, 2023

On “Carpe Consensus,” host Ben Schiller, Danny Nelson and Cam Thompson are joined by photographer and non-fungible token (NFT) artist Dave Krugman to highlight the biggest trends in crypto.

  • [0:40] Inside the Desk: Silvergate, Silicon Valley Bank, Signature: Structural pressures have led to the closure or collapse of three tech-focused banks.
  • [12:45] Cam’s Corner: Dave Krugman, NFT artist and founder of creative collective ALLSHIPS, explains how NFTs can reshape the art economy for the long term.
  • [28:35] Danny’s Dungeon: Danny explores where U.S. Treasurys have seeped into the crypto economy.

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“Carpe Consensus” is executive produced by Jared Schwartz and produced and edited by Eleanor Pahl.