Meltem Demirors on Government Digital Currencies and Why ‘The Halvening’ Gets Weird
Why the narrative of 2019 was the emergence of Central Bank Digital Currencies and why the halving won’t go as people expect
One of CoinDesk’s ten most influential people of 2019, Meltem Demirors is a crypto renaissance woman, known best for investing, operating as CSO of CoinShares, and for explaining ‘shitcoins’ to Congress.
In this end of year Breakdown, Meltem argues explains why the entrance of governments to the digital asset game is the most significant story of 2019, as well as suggesting that the presence of an entirely new financial infrastructure around bitcoin means the halvening is likely to be unlike what anyone thinks.
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