140. Insights: Stablecoins and CBDCs explained

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We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: an in depth conversation about all things stablecoins. We’re going to be looking at the evolution of stablecoins and CBDCs, how stable coins are increasingly at the forefront of innovation in this space and what their role is, and could be, in the future, with the help of some great guests from Paxos and Circle. Tune in to find out more!

Simon Taylor is back with a new co-host, Cuy Sheffield, Head of Crypto at Visa, to discuss all things stablecoins. In this insight episode, Simon and Cuy aim to start at the very beginning, and dive deeper down the stablecoins rabbit hole.

What are the problems with existing payments systems? What are the similarities and differences between stablecoins and CBDCs? How do they work against fiat? How can they maintain stability? Listen now to find out all of this, and much much more.

Simon and Cuy are joined by some fantastic guests who are experts in the evolving stablecoins space:

  • Mike Dudas, VP of Ventures, Paxos
  • Joao Reginatto, VP of Product at Circle

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Special Guests: Joao Reginatto and Mike Dudas.

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