Tanvi

Ratna

Tanvi Ratna

Tanvi Ratna is policy expert with global, interdisciplinary experience in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. She earlier worked on blockchain with EY India and was a Fellow on cryptocurrency regulation with the New America Foundation. She has had a long career of policy work for leading global decision-makers, such as with the Indian Prime Minister, with the US Foreign Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill, and several ministries and state governments in India. She holds a Bachelors in Engineering from Georgia Tech and a Masters in Public Policy from Georgetown University and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

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Why Traditional Investors May Not Love DAOs
A governance vote this summer canceling a SAFT investor agreement in a DAO sent shockwaves through investor ranks, says Tanvi Ratna.
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How Crypto Is Changing Philanthropy
The ease of transferring crypto anywhere in the world has enabled many nonprofits to work with donors globally.
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The Game Is On: The Hunt for Web 3 Gaming Models
GameFi will be bigger than just Axie Infinity.
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Why India Isn’t Buying NFTs (Yet)
While sellers are legion, buyers are in short supply, says our India-based columnist.
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US Stablecoin Regulation Could Lead to Geopolitical Competition
Recent regulatory developments could push stablecoins closer to the existing fiat system, unleashing competition for control over a lifeblood of the crypto industry, says our columnist.
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India May Have Quietly Shown Its Hand on Crypto Regulation
A recent enforcement action against Wazir-X, India's largest exchange, offers a glimpse of how regulators might eventually treat cryptocurrency there.
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India's Developers Are Web 3's Sleeping Giant
Regulatory uncertainty has held back India's 4.2 million-strong developer base from embracing blockchain tech, says our columnist.
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Visa and PayPal Can Be the Cosmos and Polkadot of CBDCs
Existing payment players have a head start in the race to integrate central bank digital currencies worldwide, says our columnist.
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China’s Digital Yuan Blurs the Lines Between CBDCs and Crypto
An in-depth analysis of China's digital yuan project reveals more similarities to crypto than you might think. Upshot: seismic disruption to the financial system.
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The Dangerous Truth About India's Cryptocurrency Verdict
An only-partial court victory and the possibility of legislation banning crypto mean the industry’s legal status in India remains vulnerable.
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