Solidus’ Chen Arad discusses the latest bitcoin ETF rejection and what the industry can do to get approval along with Valkyrie’s COO and Cofounder Leah Wald.
“The attitude that I hear from a lot of staffers and lobbyists on Capitol Hill is that the crypto industry comes in and presumes a certain amount of knowledge and respect. That is simply not how The Hill works.” Kate Goldman, Senior Policy Associate at leading blockchain analytics firm Elliptic joined Solidus’ Chen Arad to share insights from the trenches of crypto policy in Washington.
Graham Rodford, Founder and CEO of Archax, sat down with Chen Arad to discuss the motives behind Archax’s insistence on regulation-first, what types of securities and crypto can be traded on the the platform today and will be tradable in the future, as well as the impacts and conclusions from Terra’s collapse on the crypto industry.
Chen Arad, Co-Founder and COO of Solidus Labs and the host of the brand new DACOM Digital podcast, sat down with the Crypto and Blockchain Training Specialist of Circle, Ian Melhorn, to discuss Circle University, a new resource that will be launching soon with bitcoin, blockchain, and web3 learning resources, and the recent meltdown of the Terra ecosystem.
“Hopefully the Terra/LUNA meltdown will inspire learning and optimization and bring more and better businesses into the space for crypto ratings or smart contract audits.” Joshua Frank , The Tie’s Co-Founder and CEO sat down with Solidus’ Chen Arad to discuss lessons that can be learned from the recent market turmoil, how good accessible data can help adoption, and what’s the connection between shabbat dinners and crypto.
Damon Burk, Director of Business Development; Ventures, Fintech, and Partnerships LATAM for Visa joined Solidus’ Chen Arad to share how Visa’s crypto strategy has evolved, why crypto makes sense as a means of payment in so many parts of the world, the democratization of finance, and how Visa’ brand of integrity and trust can help digital assets grow into emerging markets.
“Compliant regulatory developer tools are the best way to bring crypto to the next billion people. The Terra UST/LUNA debacle has highlighted the need for strong regulatory presence and an important framework for how you integrate around assets.” Jamal Raees, Director of Crypto Strategy at Wyre, joined Solidus’ Chen Arad at Permissionless in West Palm Beach to discuss Wyre’s recent $1.4 billion acquisition by Bolt, and how Wyre as the leading fiat onramp to crypto is providing critical tools and working across the industry to make the crypto ecosystem safe, accessible, regulated, and compliant.