Matthew Spoke is the CEO of Nuco, an enterprise software company set to launch its AION Blockchain network in the near future.
Matt is a CPA and former consultant at Deloitte. He is also a board member of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance.
In this episode, we discuss:
– How in the not-so-distant future, we may have thousands of Blockchains
– How Nuco’s AION network is trying to become the router for a global network of Blockchains
– And we touch on some interesting concepts like Blockchain network bridges and proof-of-intelligence consensus
[01:00] – Who is Matt Spoke, what is Nuco, and what’s the AION project? Introduction and overview [03:07] – How Matt stumbled across Bitcoin and started a Blockchain revolution at Deloitte [05:48] – A focus on building enterprise Blockchain solutions [08:29] – Working with the Toronto Stock Exchange [09:54] – Matt explains how Nuco is different from companies like IBM [11:11] – A shared vision with the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance [14:07] – Connecting public and private Blockchains [15:21] – The possibility of trillions of transactions per second (tps) in a web of Blockchain networks (currently, Bitcoin and Ethereum can only accommodate less than 10 tps each) [19:47] – Introduction to the AION network [23:09] – Matt points out the difference between Cosmos and AION [24:14] – What’s a “third generation” Blockchain? [27:41] – AION complaint networks, bridges, and an incentivized open source mechanism [30:04] – Matthew Spoke covers “proof of intelligence” consensus [34:46] – The AION token and a possible token sale/ICO (maybe) [36:29] – The AION project timeline [37:58] – Matt discusses his approach to Blockchain as a CPA [40:11] – The biggest challenge Nuco faces as a start-up on the enterprise landscape [41:39] – Matt sheds light on key areas in large enterprises that stand to be disrupted by Blockchain [45:12] – The one thing outside of Nuco that Matt is excited about [46:34] – Matt’s 10-year prediction for Bitcoin [49:08] – His advice to start-ups and enterprises interested in Blockchain [50:53] – His position on token sales/ICOs [52:20] – How to get in touch with Matt
– AION whitepaper
– Toronto Stock Exchange Blockchain project
– Ethereum’s proof of stake transition (CASPER)
– Nuco website
– AION website