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Tanner Philp is the Head of Operations and Corporate Development at Code. Code is a not-for-profit organization building a new crypto wallet with Kin. Tanner has been involved with Kin since its inception. Prior to Code, Tanner was at Kik Inc., who helped launch Kin, and helped drive the evolution of the technology stack that Kin runs on today, going from Ethereum, to Stellar, to the Kin Blockchain, to Solana.In this conversation, we talk about Tanner’s start as an early employee at Kik, growing Kik to 500 million users, the spark behind Kik points and the genesis of Kin. We talk about his early conversations with the Solana team, the process of identifying Solana as a viable blockchain for Kin and his early perspective on the introduction of fees for Solana. We then spend some time talking about Code, their joining of the Blockchain Association and his work with in-app buy module partners. Finally, we talk about his perspective on Kin becoming money.Relevant Links:https://www.getcode.com/https://twitter.com/getcodehttps://tannerphilp.com/crypto/https://www.coindesk.com/tech/2020/05/22/fed-up-with-its-fork-of-stellar-kin-is-looking-to-move-onto-solana/https://forums.solana.com/t/solana-outage-perspective-from-a-developer/2871Official Merch Store The official merch store of The Kin Show.
Lewis Knell is the co-founder and CPO & COO of Swelly, the social voting platform where you can earn Kin for your opinions. He has a degree in computer science and has worked in a variety of design and product roles for both startups and large multinational companies.In this conversation, we talk about Lewis’ background, his start in the app polling business and  his introduction to crypto. We then spend the majority of the conversation focusing on the return of Swelly, their motivations to acquire it, their plans to re-activate their 10 million registered users, why they chose to retain the Kin experience within the app and their plans for the future of Swelly.Relevant Links:https://www.swelly.ai/Official Merch Store The official merch store of The Kin Show.
David and John are the co-founders of Giftery, which enables users to spend Kin on virtual gift cards from over 250+ major retailers. It’s also an ecommerce solution that enables developers to integrate Giftery into their own projects, leverage its inventory, and create their own customizable gift card experiences for their own users. Prior to Giftery, John received his JD from the University of Pacific and his MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business; and has held various strategic positions in startups that range from healthcare to web3. David has been an investor and advocate of Kin since its early days. Prior to Giftery, David received a degree in engineering & business from California Polytechnic State University. He has an extensive career in sales-marketing, working in startups and Fortune 500 companies. Currently he is working in the cloud video security market.In this conversation we talk about their vendor solution for app developers, the extensive choice of gift cards available to developers, the process of adding cash balances to a developer’s account and how they plan to manage high demand for gift cards. We also talk about how they handle fraudulent transactions and concerns around money laundering and much much more.Relevant links:https://giftery.io/https://twitter.com/gifteryio
John and David are partners and co-founders of Uproll -  a financial tool that allows users to passively invest in Kin with spare change and recurring buys. Prior to Uproll, John received his JD from the University of Pacific and his MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business; and has held various strategic positions in startups that range from healthcare to web3. David has been an investor and advocate of Kin since its early days. Prior to Uproll, David received a degree in engineering & business from California Polytechnic State University. He has an extensive career in sales-marketing, working in startups and Fortune 500 companies. Currently he is working in the cloud video security market.In this conversation we talk about John and David’s backgrounds, their start in crypto and Kin, announcement of the no-code Kin plugin for Bubble and giftery.io, why large apps may be shying away from crypto and their views on the future of Kin.Links discussed in the show:Get started with the Kin No-Code Plugin - https://thekinplugin.comBuy gift cards with Kin - https://giftery.ioOfficial Merch Store The official merch store of The Kin Show.
Matthew Hannam is the executive director of the Kin Foundation, the non-profit dedicated to supporting the network of apps that integrate the Kin cryptocurrency. He has been with the Kin project since its initial launch, starting off as a community member, and now leading the day-to-day management of the Foundation with the support of its growing team. Matt has a background in law and finance.In this conversation we talk about Matt’s background, his intro to crypto, and joining the Kin Foundation. We also talk about the concept of an in-app buy module for all Kin Ecosystem apps, compare real demand vs. speculative demand for Kin, the latest partnership with Ramp Network, and the Kin Foundation’s Solana rent adjustment proposal.Official Merch Store The official merch store of The Kin Show.
William Mougayar is an early blockchain thought leader, entrepreneur, best-selling author of The Business Blockchain (Wiley, 2016, translated in 10 languages), and investor in several blockchain projects and companies. He was a special Advisor to the Ethereum Foundation in 2014 and is currently a Board Member at Swiss-based Blockchain Valley Ventures. William is the producer of The Token Summit, and manages WMX, an Iconomi cryptocurrency index. He is presently the Executive Chairman of the Kin Foundation. He previously held senior positions at Hewlett-Packard, Cognizant and Aberdeen Group, and founded 3 startups. Some of William's early investments include Dapper Labs (creators of CryptoKitties, NBA Top Shot and Flow), Blockstack, Ethereum, Filecoin, Kin, OpenBazaar and Roll.In this conversation we talk about William’s background and intro to crypto, his experience advising Vitalik and the team during the early days of Ethereum, his introduction to Kin and how he differentiates Kin, his long term vision focused on the developer and creator economy, his views on moving towards a DAO model and the hype around meme coins and exchanges.Official Merch Store The official merch store of The Kin Show.
Geoff Whittington is the founder and CEO of Perk.Exchange, a rewards platform for consumer and commercial software based on the Solana and Kin ecosystems. He has worked on various Kin projects in the past including Kinetik, a social fitness application, and KinBuyButton - a ReactJS component for using Kin in web projects. Geoff can be reached on Twitter @PerkExchangeIn this discussion we talk about Geoff’s background and intro to crypto, why he joined the Kin Ecosystem as a developer, origins of Per.Exchange, pivoting into the rewards and recognition market, how perk exchange is being used today, entry into the Solana hackathon and future exploration, how funding earn rewards works and why he’s excited for the future of Kin.Official Merch Store The official merch store of The Kin Show.
Andrew Mocol is the Chief Technology Officer of Kinny Technologies and is also a Lead Software Engineer for a cyber security startup. He is an early bitcoiner and a Kin TDE participant, and has been following along since Ted's first announcement at Token Summit in 2017. He has spent most of his career working with the US Marine Corps both as an Active Duty Marine and later as a contractor writing software.In this conversation we talk about Andrew’s military background, approaching crypto with a software development mindset as an early bitcoiner, his experience during the Mt. Gox hack, the 10,000 bitcoin pizza story, his conviction to invest in Kin, what the community can expect from Kinny Technologies, the Kin flutter/dart SDK and lastly his views on the future of Kin.Official Merch Store The official merch store of The Kin Show.
Wim is a Kin OG and freelance software engineer who’s written several articles on Kin over the years. He got involved with Kin in late 2017 and has been following the project closely ever since. He’s active on some of the Kin Telegram channels and mainly lurks on the Kin Foundation’s sub reddit.In this conversation we talk about Kin’s money supply, the psychology behind the total supply of 10T coins, how Kin’s use case differs from that of Bitcoin’s, Kin’s price convergence across ecosystem apps, the idea of interactive Vs non-interactive spends, Kin’s rate of inflation, decentralizing the KRE, the need for better spends, growing the developer ecosystem and lastly we talk about the 3T that Kik Inc owns.Shop from the official merch store of The Kin Show at store.thekinshow.com. Use promo code "kinog10" for 10% discount from your purchase. Hurry, promo ends on 31 July 2021.Official Merch Store The official merch store of The Kin Show.
Daniel Charpentier is the founder of Kreechures and is also a Cloud Program Manager. Prior to his current position, Daniel was a Technical Project Manager with a focus on software development and, further back, served in the US Army. He is based out of Cary, North Carolina.In this conversation we talk about Danilel’s introduction to crypto and Kin, his interest in NFTs and why he created Kreechures, the composability of Kreechures, opportunities to spend and earn Kin within Kreechures, allowing Kreechures to be traded on secondary markets, supply characteristics of Kreechures, rewarding early adopters, the product roadmap and the opportunity for Kin to capture the NFT use case.Shop from the official merch store of The Kin Show at store.thekinshow.com. Use promo code "kinog10" for 10% discount from your purchase. Hurry, promo ends on 31 July 2021.Official Merch Store The official merch store of The Kin Show.
Peter was the CEO and Co-founder of Swelly which was a social polling app that had over 10 million users at its peak. He is presently a Partner at Gateway Labs - a product studio and is also the Co-Founder of a new Health Tech startup.In this conversation we talk about Peter’s background, the beginnings of Swelly, why it made sense to integrate Kin into Swelly as a way to monetize, the decision to join the Kin Ecosystem early on, focusing on just building during the Kik Vs. SEC lawsuit and why he’s excited for the future of Kin and those who choose to use it in their apps.Official Merch Store The official merch store of The Kin Show.
Alex Kruglov is the CEO and Co-founder of the pop.in app. He holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Prior to starting pop.in, he was Head of Content Acquisition at Hulu and spent time at other Entertainment businesses including Sony Pictures and Fox Searchlight Pictures.In this conversation we talk about how the pop.in app was born, why Alex and his team joined early on as one of the founding apps in the Kin Ecosystem, how their users use Kin today, the impact of other apps joining the ecosystem and his views on what the future could look like for Kin.This conversation was recorded live in the Kin Channel’s Telegram group where Alex answered many audience questions. The audience Q&A portion is exclusive to our live audience. In order to stay up to date on new guests and live events make sure to follow the Kin Show (@TheKinShow_) and the Kin Channel (@TheKinChannel) on twitter.Official Merch Store The official merch store of The Kin Show.
Philippe is an IT analyst, Kin OG, creator of the Kin KRE reports and the Kin chronicles. In this conversation we discuss Philippe’s background, how he discovered Kin, the Kin Rewards Engine, his views on the future of the Kin Ecosystem and the speculative Vs demand based nature of the crypto markets. This episode was recorded with a live audience in the Kin Channel on Telegram.Official Merch Store The official merch store of The Kin Show.
#001 Kin OGs

#001 Kin OGs

2021-05-1849:45

This is the very first episode of The Kin Show and was hosted by Tim Howard and was recorded live in the Kin Channel on Telegram. In this show, Tim guest hosts a panel of Kin OGs who have been on the Kin journey from the very beginning. The panelists include Gamba, Richie, Andrew, Rachel and myself, where we try to answer a few questions about our Kin journey  thus far.Official Merch Store The official merch store of The Kin Show.
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