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About the Episode
A country with 1.3 billion people and less than 20% of citizens have a bank account.. The central bank (RBI) is back and forth on Bitcoin regulations.
Nischal Shetty is on a mission to involve every Indian to in the Blockchain revolution.
WazirX has a centralized and P2P exchange and is ready to handle the next bull run; the next wave of crypto adoption (whenever that is).
2:09 – Demonetization and the change towards new notes on account of “Black Money”
4:02 – Growing up and the start of Crowdfire
6:21 – First Bitcoin Experience back in 2009
8:15 – Second try at Bitcoin 2013 and Coinbase
10:00 – The start of WazirX
11:19 – RBI and Cryptocurrency
14:35 – Why only Tether and not Bitcoin?
15:55 – Any issues buying/selling Tether with banks in India?
17:20 – India, bank Accounts, what does this mean for cryptocurrency
19:00 – Mobile and Blockchain Revolution
21:25 – Remittance payments
23:30 – What happened with ZebPay?
About the Host
Matt Aaron has been podcasting since 2013, when he launched the Food Startups Podcast.
He recently found a second love in cryptocurrency and blockchain and hasn't looked back.
His first major investment into cryptocurrency was the money he made betting on (but not voting on) that Donald Trump would win the 2016 election.
Matt believes that public blockchains and cryptocurrencies are the solution to the many problems exposed of the current banking system in the 2008 financial crisis.
A food entrepreneur, he exports exotic fruit from South America to USA.