160. News: Big week for stablecoins - Terra’s UST flips BUSD and Circle's new raise

Episode 169 · April 27th, 2022 · 46 mins 53 secs

About this Episode

gm. Simon Taylor and Cuy Sheffield are back this week to talk about the latest and greatest news in the world of crypto, including:

  • European crypto industry steps up efforts to influence EU policy
  • Terra’s UST flips BUSD to become third-largest stablecoin
  • Circle Announces $400M Funding Round
  • Bitcoin may soon be accepted by McDonald’s, Walmart via Lightning Network, Mallers says
  • Meta plans ‘Zuck bucks’ virtual coins for Facebook and Instagram users
  • Nike and Rtfkt take on digital fashion with first “Cryptokick” sneaker
  • Coinbase launches social NFT marketplace in limited beta

We are also joined by some amazing guests:

  • Adi Ben-Ari, Founder and CEO at Applied Blockchain
  • Cokie Hasiotis, Founder of Twali

The Tweet of the Week comes from @masonnystrom, about Web3 infrastructure protocols generating substantial protocol revenue in Q1'22.

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