Katherine Wu on DeFi and the Inevitability of the Digital Yuan

How DeFi found its footing in 2019 and what it means that 2020 will see the launch of a Chinese digital yuan.

Dec 30, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 13, 2021 at 11:53 a.m. UTC

Katherine Wu was a founding team member at Messari before moving into a VC role at Notation Capital, but is perhaps best known in crypto for her epic annotations of key regulatory enforcement actions.

In this end-of-year interview with The Breakdown, Katherine argues that decentralized finance is the narrative of 2019, but also that when it comes to 2020, the emergence of a Chinese digital yuan is likely to have a huge impact on the crypto space. 

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