751. Focus: Putting grain on the blockchain – with Eduardo Novillo Astrada, CEO of Agrotoken

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751. Focus: Putting grain on the blockchain – with Eduardo Novillo Astrada, CEO of Agrotoken

In this second episode on our monthly topic, Benjamin Ensor is joined by a fantastic guest, from Agrotoken, to talk about how financial services and agriculture collide in Latin America.

In the latest strand of Fintech Insider, in association with Visa, we’re taking a burning question from financial services across the globe - and really putting it under the microscope with explainers, expert panels, and in-depth interviews all to bring the global community into focus.

In this episode, Benjamin Ensor sat down with Eduardo Novillo Astrada, CEO & Co-Founder, Agrotoken to continue exploring the question set out in our previous Focus episode: "How do agriculture and fintech collide in LatAm?”

Join us to hear about Agrotoken's approach to tokenising real-world assets, what this changes for farmers, and the importance of bartering to economy.

This episode is sponsored by Visa

Visa’s Fintech Fast Track program is streamlining the onboarding process for fintechs – enabling them to gain access to Visa’s powerful capabilities and network. Visa and their enablement partners help fintechs launch and scale cards, virtual credentials, and disbursement programs. To learn more visit, partner.visa.com

Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It’s hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Ross Gallagher, Benjamin Ensor, and Kate Moody - as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking.

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Special Guests: Eduardo Novillo Astrada and Pamela Ceballos.