124. Venture Bingo & Cryptomaximalists

Episode 131 · November 28th, 2019 · 37 mins 1 sec

About this Episode

Simon Taylor is hosting again and this week he's joined by returning guest Lex Sokolin, Global Fintech Co-Head at Consensys. Together they talk about the latest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto including:

  • JPMorgan to finance a ledger-based inventory system to remove information asymmetry in the automobile industry (01:44)
  • UK confirms legal status of cryptoassets and smart contracts (11:22)
  • 25,000 Blockchain firms in China tried to issue own cryptos (17:26)
  • Fidelity eyes new client opportunities and an expansion of its crypto trading platform (28:53)

The Tweet of the Week comes from @NLW about the volatility of Bitcoin. Why not send us your best tweets? See if you can get a shout out on the show! (34:46)

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