How Blockchain Tech Could Prevent Another GameStop/Robinhood
0:00 - Welcome to Unchained.
1:07 - His work experience prior to Paxos and how the financial crisis in 2008 opened his eyes to Bitcoin and blockchain.
4:02 - What it was like to work in Bitcoin during the early days compared to now.
11:38 - Why Paxos decided to focus on building solutions for institutions rather than targeting the retail market like Coinbase.
19:37 - The relationship between Paxos and PayPal + why PayPal customers can’t send crypto directly to their wallets or crypto addresses yet.
25:31 - Jow Microstrategy and Tesla are bringing Bitcoin mainstream.
30:34 - What really happened with GameStop and Robinhood and why financial plumbing matters.
39:02 - Jow the Paxos Settlement Service is bringing greater transparency to financial markets by using blockchain technology.
50:32 - What other assets he thinks will be tokenized.
58:36 - Stablecoin regulation and why this might be as good as it gets for Tether.
1:06:15 - Why Paxos chose to pursue a New York State trust company charter instead of a BitLicense.
1:15:12 - What changes he would make to crypto regulation for 2021 and beyond
what’s next for Paxos.
The episode premiered on February 23, 2021.