Kevin O'Leary on Investing in Crypto
In this episode of The Pomp Podcast with Anthony "Pomp" Pompliano, he interviews Kevin O’Leary, a Canadian businessman, author, politician, and television personality. They discuss bitcoin, gold, risk management, institutional investors, DeFi, yield farming, regulatory environment, ESG mining, energy consumption, and Kevin’s portfolio.
00:00 - Intro
00:17 - Miami
00:26 - Kevin’s stolen bike
01:30 - How the media business impacts the investment business
08:21 - How Kevin built an audience
10:49 - The wine business
16:20 - Investing in crypto
20:43 - Interest in Defi
22:04 - Why have a gold allocation?
23:01 - Kevin’s Defi project
25:34 - How Kevin invests in Defi
29:00 - Staying out of fiat
29:53 - Buying the dip
31:08 - Targeting lower yields in Defi
34:24 - Defi in 10 years
38:18 - Looking for the best opportunities
39:37 - Why Kevin still goes to work
42:58 - Shark Tank
46:13 - The potato story
49:46 - Kevin’s crypto allocation
The episode premiered on May 24, 2021.