115. Bakkt to reality

Episode 122 · September 26th, 2019 · 49 mins 25 secs

About this Episode

Simon Taylor is joined by some awesome guests, coming to you straight from Sibos in London! Our brilliant panel of guests include:

  • Todd McDonald, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of R3
  • Lex Sokolin, Global Fintech Lead @ Consensys
  • Thomas Zeeb, Head Securities & Exchanges @ SIX Group A

Together they talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, bitcoin and crypto including:

  • Bakkt Exchange’s Bitcoin Futures See Slow Start on First Day of Trading (01:26)
  • No Chinese yuan in basket underpinning Facebook's Libra (11:59)
  • Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Launches Digital Asset Prototype (25:35)
  • Wells Fargo’s Stablecoin ‘Faster, Cheaper’ Than SWIFT (37:08)

The Tweet of the Week comes from @squarecrypto about the bitcoin dream team! Why not send us your best tweets? See if you can get a shout out on the show! (44:03)

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