May 17 • 50M

Control your Bitcoin, control your future w/ Douglas Bakkum

An in-depth discussion on Bitcoin hardware wallets, signing devices, and how your private key matters more than you may think.

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Niko Jilch ⚡️
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Episode details

Hardware signing devices (hardware wallets) are the key to self-custody in the world of Bitcoin. How do they work, and who are they for? For today’s episode, I speak with Douglas Bakkum, co-founder & CEO at Shift Crypto, maker of the Bitbox02.


We discuss the Swiss advantage, why hardware wallets matter, how the US will play a role in advancing Bitcoin worldwide, and how self-custody will continue to evolve in the future to be a key part of Bitcoin life.

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