Episode 9: Crypto Bloodbath And A DTEC Tour!

By Faisal Al Hawi — Member of FinTech Connector / Dubai


Faisal sits down with Hans Christensen, VP of Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre, to talk all things blockchain and crypto.

Hans first introduces the pillars and model of DTEC and then explains how it aims to support the startup ecosystem when it comes to blockchain based projects. He also shares insights on a couple of blockchain use cases and projects that are undergoing and how Dtec aims to utilize this technology.

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Then, Faisal and Hans discuss the news related to Coinbase discussing an crypto ETF in partnership with Blackrock and what this means to the investment domain.

Next, the story of Goldman Sachs swings on their crypto-focused arm is explored and how the news of that being abandoned heavily affected the market!

Finally, the host and guest shed light on IBM’s announcement on their new payment product in partnership with Stellar and how this benefits the banking ecosystem by having more and more competition and the technology in general.

All of the above and more will be on this week’s episode of Encrypted!

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