Crypto Across Emerging Markets With Leigh Cuen: Akon's Akoin Project

Grammy Award-winning artist (and Akoin founder) Akon and co-founder Jon Karas speak about enabling atomic swaps between prepaid cell minutes and fiat currencies or cryptocurrencies.

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In this session, Grammy award winning artist and Akoin Founder, Akon, and co-founder Jon Karas, speak about enabling atomic-swaps between prepaid cell minutes and fiat currencies or cryptocurrencies. Hosted by CoinDesk’s Leigh Cuen and Emerge CEO Lucia Gallardo, the discussion also covers Akoin’s compatibility with $15 flip phones, banking the unbanked, and the reasons for choosing to use the Stellar protocol.