Published on: August 4th, 2021 • Duration: 63 minutes
Is big institutional involvement beneficial for crypto? Ian Epstein, president of the Global Macro Americas division of the Makor Group, believes it is and shares his insights coming from the world of TradFi. Epstein is extremely enthusiastic about an area of crypto that often falls by the wayside—stablecoins. He believes the frictionless access to capital and liquidity they provide make them far superior to traditional USD, plus they earn much higher yield. Tune in for Epstein's additional insights on issues such as decentralized exchanges, tokenization of TradFi assets, and the negative externalities associated with the banking industry, which Epstein compares to the horse and buggy. Interviewed by Ash Bennington on July 28, 2021.