460. Insights: Is crypto becoming mainstream?

Episode 637 · September 11th, 2020 · 49 mins 43 secs

About this Episode

Our host and resident blockchain expert, Simon Taylor, is joined by some great guests to talk about the growth of cryptocurrencies in mainstream finance and fintech. This week's guests include:

  • Jamie Burke - CEO and Founder, Outlier Ventures
  • Kevin Beardsley - Head of Pro Trader Experience, Kraken
  • Cyril Mathew - Head of Business Development, EMEA, Coinbase
  • Rhian Lewis - Author, The Cryptocurrency Revolution

Once a shadowy figure of the dark side of the internet, in recent years cryptocurrencies have begun to enter the realm of mainstream finance and mainstream fintech. In the past 6 months, we’ve seen Square report earning of $875m in Bitcoin revenue, and use it as a key driver for their cash apps popularity. Add to that Robinhood, Revolut and many more, it begs the question: is crypto mainstream?


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