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The Red and White Authority - Episode 159: Ben Simon, Grand Rapids Head Coach

The Red and White Authority

The Griffins head coach discusses the challenges of Grand Rapids 30-game schedule, the impact of the taxi squad on his team and breaks down several Detroit prospects.

46mins

19 Feb 2021

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Bear Tracks - Episode 43 with Ben Simon - 2-11-21

Orlando Solar Bears Audio Network

Ben Simon scored twice, including the final goal for the IHL Orlando Solar Bears' existence in the team's Turner Cup-clinching win on May 26, 2001 and he is now the head coach of the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins. He joins us on this week's episode of Bear Tracks to discuss that magical rookie season in the IHL's swan song, as well as how his playing career directly transitioned into a coaching role.

44mins

11 Feb 2021

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Ponzi or Game Changer? Algorithmic Stablecoins Part II- Ben Simon, Mechanism Capital, Ep. 129

Blockcrunch: For Global Crypto Investors | Investment Theses | Project Breakdowns | Industry Trends

In Part 2 of our discussion about algorithmic stablecoins, we are joined once again by Mechanism Capital analyst Ben Simon(@benjaminsimon97) to break down: Why some current algo stablecoins do not work Projects in the vertical that Ben is bullish on   The investment opportunity for algo coins  Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi). This show is not financial advice; show host and guest may hold some of the assets discussed. ------------- Sponsors ------------- CRYPTO.COM: Crypto.com serves 5M+ customers today, providing them with a powerful alternative to traditional financial services through their App, Visa Card, Exchange and DeFi offerings. The Crypto.com Visa Card gives you up to 8% cashback instantly, and 100% back on Spotify and Netflix. Get $25 worth of CRO when you download the Crypto.com App with code BLOCKCRUNCH and stake 5,000 CRO or more to reserve a metal card! BITTREX GLOBAL: You can now trade tokenized stocks like Google, Netflix, Amazon and Alibaba on Bittrex Global. Users can trade 24/7 globally, even purchase fractions of a share. Sign up now: https://global.bittrex.com/discover/tokenized-stocks.  RADIX: Radix is the first layer-one protocol specifically built to serve DeFi. Decentralized finance applications are currently built on protocols that are not fit for purpose, leading to congestion, hacks and developer frustration. Radix changes this by introducing a scalable, secure-by-design, composable platform with a DeFi specific build environment to make it easy to build and launch scalable DeFi. Find out more at www.radixdlt.com ------------- Disclosures ------------- Musical credits: Underground Stars by Loxbeats https://spoti.fi/34tPBBOCreative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/underground-stars Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/vpJDMD2EzkA Disclaimer: Jason Choi is an investor at Spartan Capital, the hedge fund arm of The Spartan Group. All opinions expressed by Jason and podcast guests are solely their own opinions and do not reflect the opinion of The Spartan Group and any of its subsidiaries and personnel. This podcast is for information purposes only and should not be relied upon as a basis for investment decisions. 

44mins

20 Jan 2021

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Ponzis or Game-changer? Algorithmic Stablecoins Part I - Ben Simon, Mechanism Capital, Ep. 128

Blockcrunch: For Global Crypto Investors | Investment Theses | Project Breakdowns | Industry Trends

Algorithmic stablecoins like Ampleforth, Basis Cash, Empty Set Dollar and Frax are all the rage...but do these ostensible "ponzi" games have have any lasting value? In Part 1 of our 2 part series, Mechanism Capital analyst Ben Simon(@benjaminsimon97) joins us in discussing: The economic origins of algorithmic stablecoins The main trade offs of algo stable models How algo stables compare to other trustless stablecoins Ampleforth vs. Basis Cash Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi). This show is not financial advice; show host and guest may hold some of the assets discussed. ------------- Sponsors ------------- BITTREX GLOBAL: You can now trade tokenized stocks like Google, Netflix, Amazon and Alibaba on Bittrex Global. Users can trade 24/7 globally, even purchase fractions of a share. Sign up now: https://global.bittrex.com/discover/tokenized-stocks.  RADIX: Radix is the first layer-one protocol specifically built to serve DeFi. Decentralized finance applications are currently built on protocols that are not fit for purpose, leading to congestion, hacks and developer frustration. Radix changes this by introducing a scalable, secure-by-design, composable platform with a DeFi specific build environment to make it easy to build and launch scalable DeFi. Find out more at www.radixdlt.com NEXO: Borrow and lend crypto at market-beating rates: Nexo.io ------------- Disclosures ------------- Musical credits: Underground Stars by Loxbeats https://spoti.fi/34tPBBOCreative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/underground-stars Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/vpJDMD2EzkA Disclaimer: Jason Choi is an investor at Spartan Capital, the hedge fund arm of The Spartan Group. All opinions expressed by Jason and podcast guests are solely their own opinions and do not reflect the opinion of The Spartan Group and any of its subsidiaries and personnel. This podcast is for information purposes only and should not be relied upon as a basis for investment decisions. 

32mins

13 Jan 2021

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Episode 21: Top Showcase Fundraisers - Ben Simon and Andrew Kimball

Rolling for a Reason

We are joined by our co-top fundraisers from our recent showcase in Connecticut. Ben and Andrew each raised over $5000!!!

32mins

30 Sep 2020

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Ep 13 feat. Ben Simon | Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL) Head Coach + Dan Bylsma | Detroit Red Wings (NHL) Asst. Coach

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Ben Simon starred for the Shaker Heights Red Raiders and the Cleveland Barons of the NAHL before going on to play at Notre Dame and then a 11-year pro career that included time in the NHL with Atlanta and Columbus. As a coach, he guided the Cincinnati Cyclones to the Kelly Cup Finals and is now the head coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL. Simon helped the Orlando Solar Bears win the IHL’s Turner Cup in 2001 before hoisting the Calder Cup with the Chicago Wolves in 2002. He represented Team USA at both the 1997 and 1998 World Junior Championships, earning a silver medal in 1997. Former Bowling Green Falcon and two-time CCHA All-Academic Team member Dan Bylsma is a 2009 Stanley Cup champion and 2011 Jack Adams Award recipient who is in his second season as an assistant coach with the Detroit Red Wings. Bylsma served as head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins from 2008-14. After taking over as Pittsburgh's head coach during the 2008-09 season, Bylsma guided the club to an 18-3-4 regular-season finish en route to defeating the Red Wings in the 2009 Stanley Cup Final. Bylsma who won the Jack Adams Award as the NHL's top coach in 2009-10, and owns a career mark of 320-190-55 as an NHL head coach. He also guided the Buffalo Sabres from 2015-2017, and was the head coach for Team USA at the 2014 Winter Olympics. As a player, Bylsma appeared in 429 NHL games with the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Mighty Ducks between 1995-04.

1hr 58mins

2 Jul 2020

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This One's For Jean (feat. Ben Simon of Ben To Table)

Cooking Issues

On today’s episode of Technical Issues, Dave and Nastassia are joined by Ben Simon from Ben To Table. Together they discuss the merits of New Haven, rice cookers vs. pressure cookers vs. instant pots, how to prepare grits, and more.  Plus, listeners weigh in on their COVID quarantine experiences and ask about finding reliable nutrition information, and whey protein shakes. Plus, Dave shares how to light someone’s desk on fire while making nachos in an office environment.Use the discount code "HRN" at Ben To Table; you'll get $20 off a new subscription and Ben To Table will donate $10 to support all of HRN's programming.  Have a question for Cooking Issues? Send us a voicememo while we’re all quarantined or ask in the chatroom.  Cooking Issues is powered by Simplecast.

58mins

8 Apr 2020

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Ben Simon Interview

The NuMusick Podcast

Ben Simon's Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/33D5B4kbxgekVrGtyFDFx4?si=-rquzZ-YQ5qmoRpEpUjh4A For more content from us, use this link! http://linktr.ee/numusickpodWhether you want us to talk about your music or just to read your email on the show, email us at thenumusickpodcast@gmail.com. You can also call the NuMusick Voicemail at (518)360-1134 anytime for a chance to have your clip played on the show!

1hr 10mins

18 Mar 2020

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Ben Simon: From Political Campaigns to Artisan Foods

Why Food?

Join cohosts Vallery and Ethan for a conversation with Ben Simon, Founder & CEO of Ben to Table, a food subscription service. After a career in political campaigns with Greenpeace, Amnesty International and Unicef, Ben launched an online food subscription company for avid home cooks. Listen in on his career story and how he's combined his interests in politics, environmental sustainability and food!Why Food is powered by Simplecast.

37mins

20 Feb 2020

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The Red and White Authority - Episode 137: Ben Simon, Grand Rapids Griffins Head Coach

The Red and White Authority

Ben Simon, head coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins, appears on Episode 137 of The Red and White Authority to evaluate several of the Red Wings prospects

41mins

24 Jan 2020

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