Fintech

The Davos Crowd Dives Into DeFi with Policy-Maker ‘Toolkit’

The World Economic Forum, a bastion of the global establishment and ultra-exclusive club for heads of state, billionaires, and policymakers, is embracing DeFi. Well, sort of. In another sign that decentralized finance has spurred serious study in influential think tanks, the Geneva-based WEF issued a “Policy-Maker Toolkit.” The 38-page white paper explores DeFi’s benefits and …

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What DeFi Can Learn From Fintech Adoption

It’s not uncommon for decentralized finance (DeFi) proponents to bring up the topic of financial inclusion, that is, to provide access to financial products and services that are needed by individuals, businesses, and organizations. At the most basic level for most people, this means the ability to make and receive payments and transactions. Building up …

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“Fintech Can Be a 1.5 Bridge Into 2.0 DeFi:” 11:FS Co-Founder Simon Taylor

 Simon Taylor has the rare quality of being very knowledgeable about decentralized finance but also about fintech. He is the co-founder at fintech consultancy firm, 11:FS, and he previously led blockchain research at Barclays. He also leads the excellent newsletter Fintech Brain Food.  Simon points to a world where fintech and DeFi start to converge. …

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