116. Blockchain as an excuse

Episode 123 · October 3rd, 2019 · 56 mins 24 secs

About this Episode

Simon Taylor is back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto including:

  • Block.one agrees to pay $24M penalty for unregistered EOS ICO (01:32)
  • Swiss Stock Exchange SIX lines up buyers for its Initial Digital Offering (12:05)
  • Fidelity Digital Assets to Provide Custody for Bitcoin Derivatives Yield Fund (20:53)
  • SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce says digital assets could one day be ‘the money of the internet’ (27:16)
  • Barclays, Overstock lead $8m funding for identity startup Evernym (32:10)
  • LedgerX cries foul; CFTC says there’s no favoritism (35:52)

The Tweet of the Week comes from @davidmarcus about well... libra! Why not send us your best tweets? See if you can get a shout out on the show! (37:44)

We also bring you an amazing interview with Matthew Pollard, Founder and CFO at Archax! (41:33)

Check out our brand new documentary 11:YEARS - the Rise of UK Fintech now. Head over to 11years.film to watch for free, and share using #11YEARS.

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