J. Christopher Giancarlo on Why He’s Joining BlockFi; DeFi News With Erik Voorhees
J. Christopher Giancarlo, the former chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), aka "Crypto Dad," has joined BlockFi's Board of Directors. Giancarlo discusses his new role, where his digital dollar initiative stands and his thoughts on bitcoin's future. Shapeshift CEO Erik Voorhees shares details of his new product Thorchain and why he's convinced such decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms will decrease interest in any crypto ETFs. Plus, why is Deutsche Telekom, Europe's largest telecom by revenue, purchasing a significant amount of tokens native to Celo, a decentralized payments network for cell phones? We hear from Celo Co-founder Rene Reinsberg.
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