Erik Voorhees is an American / Panamanian startup founder. He is co-founder of the bitcoin company Coinapult, worked as Director of Marketing at BitInstant, and was founder and partial owner of the bitcoin gambling website Satoshi Dice.
He is also the creator and CEO of the instant bitcoin and altcoin exchange ShapeShift.io, having founded and operated it under the alias Beorn Gonthier, until revealing his true involvement with the company, as part of a seed funding announcement, in March 2015.
Later in the episode, Steve describes the difference between hard and soft forks in Bitcoin and Ethereum. As usual, Sarah and Ethan try to keep up. Special thanks to ToneMeister for transitional music and Andrew Pouch for intro and outro music.
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Special thank you to Erik Voorhees and to all of you listening across the globe. much love.