Anthony "Pomp" Pompliano and Sumit Gupta - All things about Crypto


We have a special episode today..we are bringing two of the world’s leading crypto experts as guests.

Anthony Pompliano

 Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano is an entrepreneur and technology investor. Most people simply call him “Pomp.” Pomp currently manages an investment portfolio valued at more than $500 million, including investments in many of the largest companies across the bitcoin and crypto industry.

Additionally, he hosts the popular podcast “The Pomp Podcast,” which has been downloaded more than 20 million times. Pomp also writes a daily letter that is read by more than 150,000 investors each morning. Lastly, Pomp’s interests lie at the intersection of finance, technology, entrepreneurship, and economics, which he tweets about extensively to his more than 700,000 followers.

Sumit Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO, CoinDCX

Sumit Gupta is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CoinDCX, India’s first crypto unicorn and the safest cryptocurrency exchange. As a pioneer in India’s crypto industry, Sumit has been instrumental in bringing the emerging asset class to the consciousness of India’s mainstream. In his role, Sumit is responsible for the overall strategy and growth of CoinDCX, and is the driving force behind the company’s vision to onboard 50 million Indians into crypto.

As co-chair of the Blockchain and Crypto Assets Council (BACC), a part of IAMAI, whose members are crypto exchanges operating in India, Sumit is an influential industry figure who advocates actively for better understanding and adoption of crypto. Together with his team at CoinDCX, Sumit is committed to democratizing access to crypto for India, empowering Indians to manage their digital wealth in an increasingly digital and decentralized future. Sumit holds an Undergraduate and Master’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

Show notes

00:20    Introduction of Multipie and the show

01:11    Introduction of Crypto + Pomp + Sumit

03:15    Monetary revolution v/s technology revolution

05:51    Comparing Bitcoin to Digital Gold

08:20    Bitcoin as an investment opportunity for retail investors

11:13    Sumit's views on how the Indian govt. has been regulating the space in the last 4-5 years

14:50    How do exchanges like CoinDCX manage to handle the volatility in the crypto space?

16:21    Pomp's take on launch of a Bitcoin ETF in the US

18:42    Will cryptocurrency be accepted world-wide?

24:28    Cultural revolution in this industry

27:24    Are NFTs coming out as an application of the technology?

30:19    Views on selecting a currency out of the 5000+ already in circulation

32:43    Smarter application of the cryptocurrency

34:11    Takeaways on Dogecoin

35:19    Explaining Central Bank Digital Currency

37:14    Advice to young crypto enthusiasts

40:20    Closing remarks for Pomp

40:46    Sumit's take on Bitcoin as an replacement to gold

43:47    Looing into the metaverse from an Indian view point

46:22    Where does India rank in the global crypto space?

48:34    How are the Indian investors reacting to the market volatility?