Published on: December 3rd, 2020 • Duration: 37 minutes
Avantgarde Finance CEO Mona El Isa joins senior editor Ash Bennington to discuss the Melon protocol, Avantgarde Finance, and how crypto can empower fund managers. She describes the hurdles that traditional fund managers encounter when setting up new funds, where Avantgarde Finance steps in to help fund managers overcome these obstacles, and how their services dramatically lower the barriers to entry. She also explains how smart contracts enable this process to be both significantly cheaper and less burdensome. Filmed on November 19, 2020. Key Learnings: Smart contract protocols such as Melon can make traditional fund management a more efficient process -- from launch to close. Understanding the inefficiencies of the traditional finance world allows innovators in the crypto space to target those points of friction and smooth them out.