During a keynote discussion at Consensus 2021, Ark Investment Management CEO Cathie Wood breaks down how the ESG movement and Elon Musk are to blame for the recent 50% drop in the crypto market. Wood predicts though, Musk could be a positive force for the bitcoin and environment conversation in the long term.
Speaking at Consensus 2021, Uniswap founder Hayden Adams discussed a timeline for v3 and how it’ll lower the barrier of entry to participating in market making “to the point where basically anyone can do it.”
During a keynote conversation with FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried at Consensus 2021, seven-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady talked about his company Autograph, why he’s a big believer in crypto and how it fits into his mantra of staying ahead of the curve.
During a pre-recorded speech at Consensus 2021, CEO Piyush Gupta noted the launch of DBS Digital Exchange and its upcoming fixed income token, the demand for digital assets from high-net-worth individuals and how its new platform could be vital to sending CBDCs (central bank digital currencies) across countries and central banks.
During a 1:1 discussion at Consensus 2021, former Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks emphasized the idea of a bank that is “custodying fine art collections or rare wines gets access to the Fed but a bank that is custodying crypto private keys can’t” has no justification outside of political ideology.
Speaking at Consensus 2021, Carole House, National Security Council Director for Cybersecurity and Secure Digital Innovation, said the executive branch hasn’t taken a position of banning or making virtual currency illegal, but it has said it has the same obligations as any other financial activity, including preventing terrorist financing and money laundering.
During a panel at Consensus 2021, Mastercard’s Global Head Of New Digital Infrastructure and Fintech, Jessica Turner, elaborates on a new crypto rewards credit card, in partnership with Gemini, which will allow more people to become involved in the crypto world.