What Bitcoin Did, Released on 5/5/23
Lawrence Lepard is an Investment Manager and Austrian Economist. In this interview, we discuss gold and Bitcoin, comparing their relative benefits as assets over short and long time scales. We also discuss inflation, the potential threats to Bitcoin, inequality in society, and the challenges of finding credible leaders in politics.
00:04:57 Gold and Bitcoin investment
00:15:04 Gold bugs and Bitcoin
00:19:53 General ignorance of the monetary system
00:24:09 Central Banks and the current banking crisis
00:32:43 The fourth turning
00:41:22 JFK assassination; Robert Kennedy Jr. and Bitcoin
00:50:57 Spreading the word about Bitcoin; liberal Bitcoiners
Lawrence W. Lepard founded Equity Management Associates. Currently, he is Managing Partner at Equity Management Associates LLC and Limited Partner at Johns Creek Partners LLC. He is also on the board of Amarillo Gold Corp. and Rise Gold Corp. In his past career he occupied the position of Principal at The Cue Ball Group LLC, Partner at Summit Partners LP, Managing General Partner at Geocapital Partners LLC, Investment Associate at Continental Illinois Venture Corp., Financial Analyst at Smith Barney Harris Upham & Co., Inc. and Financial Analyst of Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. (Broker). Mr. Lepard received an undergraduate degree from Colgate University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.