Bitcoin and the Future of Decentralized Finance


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By HBR Presents / Azeem Azhar. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Meltem Demirors, Chief Strategy Officer at CoinShares, joins Azeem Azhar to explore the potential and politics of cryptocurrencies: from the ideological origins of Bitcoin to the new wave of decentralized financial products that could disrupt traditional finance.

They also discuss:

  • Why the values of the Cypherpunk community are enshrined in Bitcoin’s design.
  • How the Decentralized Finance movement is re-imagining existing products on blockchain networks.
  • If Bitcoin will ever break out of its niche to become a widely used currency.


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