The Bitcoin Game #74: David Jevans of CipherTrace

The Bitcoin Game #74: David Jevans of CipherTrace

Published on January 31st, 2020 by

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Welcome to episode 74 of The Bitcoin Game, sponsored by eToro. The Bitcoin Game has been a featured podcast on the LTB Network since 2014!

A few facts about David Jevans: In the late ’90s, David attended monthly Cypherpunk meetups in Palo Alto. David hired Nick Szabo to help with IronKey (David’s previous business, a secure USB product). And David is currently the founder and CEO of CipherTrace, one of the big three “blockchain analysis” companies.

David’s past and present positions give him a uniquely informed perspective, and I was fascinated to hear his takes. We discuss a wide range of topics, from details about CipherTrace’s work, to hardware wallets, supply-chain security, CryptoCapital, Quadriga, BTC-E, CoinJoin, OPSEC, and tons more.



David on Twitter


Nick Szabo


ECC (Elliptic Curve Cryptography)

2000 Financial Cryptography Conference

David Chaum


Mt. Gox


Wasabi Wallet


Financial Action Task Force (FATF)’s “Travel Rule”


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All music in this episode was created by me, or is from a jam with me, Mike Coleman and Steve Lunn.

The Bitcoin Game box art was created from an illustration by Rock Barcellos.

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