123. Bitcoin or britcoin?

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We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: Andreessen Horowitz leads $25M funding round, the argument for why the UK should have its own cryptocurrency, and Brave browser introduces crypto-coin rewards for your fave websites. All this and much more on today's Blockchain Insider!

Simon Taylor is back in the hosting seat to talk about the latest developments in blockchain, Bitcoin and crypto. Of course, he is not alone! This week Simon is joined by returning guest Aman Kohli, CTO Banking & Cap Markets UKI at DXC.

The stories covered this week are:

  • Andreessen Horowitz leads $25M funding round for crypto lending startup (02:22)
  • Why the UK should launch its own cryptocurrency (09:57)
  • Brave browser hits 1.0 with crypto-coin rewards for your fave websites (26:19)
  • Swiss stock exchange SIX lists first income-generating crypto product, tied to tezos token (32:16)

The Tweet of the Week comes from @Mayazi about dissident tech and the VC market segment. Why not send us your best tweets? See if you can get a shout out on the show! (39:00)

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Special Guest: Aman Kohli.