Fri. Jun 5th, 2020

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115. Bakkt to reality

Simon Taylor is joined by some awesome guests, coming to you straight from Sibos in London! Our brilliant panel of guests include:

Todd McDonald, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of R3
Lex Sokolin, Global Fintech Lead @ Consensys
Thomas Zeeb, Head Securities & Exchanges @ SIX Group A

Together they talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, bitcoin and crypto including:

Bakkt Exchange’s Bitcoin Futures See Slow Start on First Day of Trading (01:26)
No Chinese yuan in basket underpinning Facebook’s Libra (11:59)
Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Launches Digital Asset Prototype (25:35)
Wells Fargo’s Stablecoin ‘Faster, Cheaper’ Than SWIFT (37:08)

The Tweet of the Week comes from @squarecrypto about the bitcoin dream team! Why not send us your best tweets? See if you can get a shout out on the show! (44:03)

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Special Guests: Lex Sokolin, Thomas Zeeb, and Todd McDonald.
Links:

Bakkt Exchange’s Bitcoin Futures See Slow Start on First Day of Trading – CoinDesk
No Chinese yuan in basket underpinning Facebook’s Libra – Spiegel – Reuters
Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Launches Digital Assets Exchange Prototype – CoinDesk
Wells Fargo’s Stablecoin ‘Faster, Cheaper’ Than SWIFT, Says Exec – CoinDesk
Tweet of the week

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