147. News: Every company is a crypto company

Episode 156 · October 20th, 2021 · 54 mins 44 secs

About this Episode

Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain and Crypto. Tune in now to find out more about:

  • Visa develops interoperability concept for central bank digital currency payments 1:48
  • Almost 1.1M people have already signed up for Coinbase NFT waitlist, and NFT sales surge to $10.7 billion in Q3 as crypto asset frenzy hits new highs 12:40
  • Bitcoin—not gold—is the new inflation hedge, says JPMorgan 25:30
  • DeFi platform mistakenly sends $89 million, CEO begs its return 38:20

And much more!

Simon and Cuy are joined by some fantastic guests:

  • Kinjal Shah, Senior Associate at Blockchain Capital LLC
  • David Hoffman, Co-owner at Bankless
  • Lex Sokolin, Head Economist, Decentralized Protocols at ConsenSys

The Tweet of the Week comes from Ryan Watkins, @RyanWatkins_.

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This episode is sponsored by Visa.
This episode is brought to you by Visa, one of the world’s leaders in digital payments.
Crypto has opened up a new world of possibility. And Visa is helping everyone take part.
Visa enables commerce across their network and crypto networks through solutions like Fintech Fast Track, a quick and easy way for crypto innovators to issue payment credentials.

Join us in this new money movement. Learn more at visa.com/crypto.

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