140. Insights: Stablecoins and CBDCs explained

Episode 149 · July 14th, 2021 · 46 mins 52 secs

About this Episode

Simon Taylor is back with a new co-host, Cuy Sheffield, Head of Crypto at Visa, to discuss all things stablecoins. In this insight episode, Simon and Cuy aim to start at the very beginning, and dive deeper down the stablecoins rabbit hole.

What are the problems with existing payments systems? What are the similarities and differences between stablecoins and CBDCs? How do they work against fiat? How can they maintain stability? Listen now to find out all of this, and much much more.

Simon and Cuy are joined by some fantastic guests who are experts in the evolving stablecoins space:

  • Mike Dudas, VP of Ventures, Paxos
  • Joao Reginatto, VP of Product at Circle

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