$2bn of Eth is currently locked in Defi smart contracts, a number rising exponentially since the start of the year. Aren’t ICO’s dead? (Spoiler: They are..it’s something else this time)
Lex Sokolin of Consensys, one of the most respected voices in Fintech brings us his unique perspective on the state of the market.
We’ll be covering:
Money printer goes Brrr.. Stocks go up. Is the new normal sustainable?
What are the potential consequences of Covid 19 on crypto and blockchain adoption?
Is it more a question of when, not if CBDC's s will gain mass adoption?
How will this come about?
Eth 2.0...it's finally here! (Maybe). What are the wider implications on de-fi and the ecosystem?
Staking as a Service, why is this so important?
Outside of centralised exchanges, where will we find our first Blockchain unicorn?
Lex is a New York & London entrepreneur with senior operating and board-level Fintech experience (i.e., thick scar tissue) in blockchain, digital investing, and wealth management. He's held a variety of roles on Wall St (Lehman, Barclays, Deutsche), but also hand-coded websites and programmed generative abstract art. He founded the Fintech practice at Autonomous, a financial services equity research firm (bought by Bernstein), where he focused on artificial intelligence, blockchain, and mixed reality. Previously, Lex was COO and led product design / corporate development at AdvisorEngine, a wealth management platform built on roboadvisor DNA. He was also CEO of NestEgg, a roboadvisor focused on delivering financial advice algorithmically, which he founded while getting a JD/MBA from Columbia - a reckless but fun decision.
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