BREAKDOWN: Travis Kling on Why Elon’s BTC Buy Was the Biggest Story of the Year

Plus how institutional involvement in the space has changed. 

This episode is sponsored by NYDIG

On this episode of “The Breakdown’s” “End of Year Extravaganza”, NLW is joined by Travis Kling. Travis is the co-founder and chief investment officer of Ikigai Asset Management, and discusses the shift in institutional involvement in the crypto space. 

Find our guest on Twitter: @Travis_Kling

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“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell, research by Scott Hill and additional production support by Eleanor Pahl. Adam B. Levine is our executive producer and our holiday theme music is “Spike The Eggnog” by Two Dudes. The music you heard today behind our sponsor is “Dark Crazed Cap” by Isaac Joel. Image credit: Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Entertainment, modified by CoinDesk.

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