Starting out as investors in 2012, Cameron and Tyler become entrepreneurs in 2014, founding Gemini to provide a regulated, easy, and safe way to buy, sell, and store bitcoin and other cryptocurrency. Why is it important to build trust to scale and to stay focused on the long game?
The late 20 th Century digitization of information through the Internet took place in a regulatory “light” zone, the early 21 st Century digitization of value is taking place in a
regulatory “heavy” zone. How can this challenge be approached and what models are in place?
14:35 - 15:05
Take your first break - get to know each other!
15:05 - 15:30
Overview Regulatory and Infrastructure Development - Digital Assets Ecosystem Rising
Recently there has been some major news with China’s digital currency and blockchain strategies announced by President Xi. China’s crypto awakening will driving the future of blockchain and digital asset innovation for the rest of the world. What are the implications for both the finance/crypto world as well as the balance of power between the US/China?
17:10 - 17:40
Central bank approaches to national digital currencies
Stablecoins, payments, derivatives, trading, decentralized finance and lending are all key investment opportunities for the next phase of digital assets. What is ‘the future’ of crypto-finance and what are the global opportunities over the next few years?
09:30 - 10:10
The rapid digital (r)evolution of the asset management industry
Commissioner Peirce will share her views on a number of different topics including regulatory challenges on the international scale and in the US, obstacles regarding mainstream adoption of blockchain and cryptocurrencies, and the SECs current agenda on crypto and blockchain.
14:45 - 15:15
From Baseless to Real, Accretive Value: Maturing the Crypto Asset Class
UNICEF has launched a crypto-denominated (eth and btc) investment fund for infrastructure (connectivity) and digital projects globally. What lessons about crypto investment opportunities, asset classification and security, and new national interest has this produced?