Sept. 29, 2021

SPECIAL: Peter Diamandis on the Longevity Opportunity, Bitcoin’s Bull Case and Musk vs. Bezos

SPECIAL: Peter Diamandis on the Longevity Opportunity, Bitcoin’s Bull Case and Musk vs. Bezos
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About: Peter Diamandis is the Founder & Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, which leads the world in designing and operating large-scale incentive competitions. He is also the Executive Founder and Director of Singularity University, a global learning and innovation community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges and build a better future for all.

As an entrepreneur, Diamandis has started over 20 companies in the areas of longevity, space, venture capital, and education. He is also co-founder of BOLD Capital Partners, a venture fund with $500m investing in exponential technologies. Diamandis earned degrees in Molecular Genetics and Aerospace Engineering from MIT and holds an M.D. from Harvard Medical School.


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Show notes:

* (1:02) Peter’s background

* (5:07) The science of longevity

* (10:26) What are the sub-verticals in longevity?

* (14:47) How long can humans live?

* (18:49) Will longevity lead to overpopulation?

* (23:09) How living to 130 will affect finance

* (24:34) Why Peter is investing in Bitcoin

* (33:53) The intersection of Bitcoin and longevity

* (34:40) Will there be a crypto Xprize?

* (35:34) Peter’s space career (including the first XPrize)

* (40:12) Why SpaceX’s achievements are so impressive

* (42:20) Musk vs. Bezos

* (46:53) The importance of mindset

* (53:34) How to change your media diet

* (56:31) What is the superpower for Musk, Bezos, Larry Page, Richard Branson?


Links mentioned in podcast: 

* XPrize (

* Peter’s newsletter (

* Futureloop (

* Peter Diamandis website (

* Peter’s Bitcoin webinar with Michael Saylor (

* Peter interviews Elon Musk for the $100m carbon removal Xprize (