Taylor Monahan is the Co-Founder of MyEtherWallet, one of the most popular tools of choice for crypto-investors participating in ICOs on the Ethereum Blockchain.

Taylor recently launched a new venture – MyCrypto – an open-source, client-side tool for generating Ether wallets, handling ERC-20 tokens, and interacting with the Blockchain more easily.


In this episode, Taylor and I discuss:

– How MyEtherWallet came to be

– The absence of women in Crypto, and why this technology cannot go mainstream without women

– James Damore, the Google Engineer who got fired for his controversial memo on women’s suitability for engineering jobs (and what that has to do with UFC and Ronda Rousey – yes, there is a connection)

– Taylor’s description of what the ideal ICO looks like

– Her prediction for ICOs over the next decade (hint: it’s not what you think)



[00:57] – Who is Taylor Mohanan? What is MyCrypto (formerly MyEtherWallet)?

[03:53] – A quick overview of MyCrypto (formerly MyEtherWallet)

[05:22] – Taylor’s foray into Ethereum and the early years of MyCrypto (formerly MyEtherWallet)

[09:40] – The reason for MyCrypto’s (formerly MyEtherWallet) wild popularity in the Crypto community

[11:58] – The difference between a client-side interface and a server-side interface and why that matters

[17:07] – The issue of women in Crypto, James Demore, the UFC, and Rhonda Rousey

[32:39] – Taylor Monahan talks key issues around token sales in 2017

[37:11] – The hidden dangers of raising too much money from your ICO

[40:52] – Taylor’s vision of what a perfect ICO would look like

[52:00] – What is airdropping?

[54:36] – Blockchain/Crypto companies Taylor is most excited about right now

[1:00:37] – Contact details

[1:02:00] – Participating in an ICO or holding your own ICO? Listen to Taylor Monahan’s parting piece of advice

[1:04:04] – Her opinion on the state of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and ICOs in 10 years (hint: it’s not what you think!)

[1:06:28] – Conclusion




Ethereum Classic

Ubiq (Ethereum fork)

Command line

– Anthony Di Iorio interview

Jaxx wallet


Ledger Nano S


List of Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacks (Mt. Gox and more; updated up to mid-2017)

James Damore


Ronda Rousey


Bill Barhydt


Dutch auctions

0x project


Jason Teutsch


Swarm City

Parity Hack





MyCrypto.com (ensure you’re on the correct site before transacting)





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