How on-chain data can possibly prevent the next SBF, according to Arkham Intel CEO

Episode 16 of Season 5 of The Scoop was recorded remotely with The Block's Frank Chaparro and Arkham Intelligence Founder and CEO Miguel Morel.

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Miguel Morel is the Founder and CEO of Arkham Intelligence — an analytics platform that is attempting to de-anonymize the crypto markets. It is backed by high-profile investors including Tim Draper and the founders of Palantir and OpenAI. 

In this episode, Morel unpacks how increased on-chain visibility can help traders and investors alike discern the 'truth' behind market activity, and how Arkham's technology can help prevent another FTX-type of event.

During this episode, Chaparro and Morel also discuss:

  • Whether or not anonymity is a good thing in crypto
  • How technology tends to drift towards 'GovTech'
  • What's on Arkham's roadmap

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