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Building the financial system of tomorrow with Jason Blick

Untold Stories2 weeks ago
Published on April 27, 2021 11:00 GMT+0edited on April 27, 2021 11:27 GMT+0

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My guest today is my friend Jason Blick, Director and CEO of EQIBank and the Chairman of EQIFI. EQIBank is a global, digital bank and financial services organization for corporations and High-Net-Worth Individuals. They serve clients through three global businesses: Private Banking, Commercial Banking, and Digital Asset Custody. With EQIBank, the clients are empowered to bank globally from one digital bank. EQIFI is a decentralized protocol for pooled lending, borrowing, and investing for ETH, ERC-20 tokens including wBTC, Stablecoins, and select fiat currencies. It provides a single uniform platform for DeFi products with access to bank accounts, custody, debit and credit cards, OTC, and wealth management. Jason Blick is a qualified UK attorney who went on to manage legal and compliance in over 90 countries for Sun Microsystems, overseeing upwards of €1.5 billion per year in transactions. He later became the CEO of Financial Partners Bank, with over 12,000 clients and $1.2 billion AUA. He is also the founder of Cayman Enterprise City, the Cayman Commodities and Derivative Exchange, and served on the board of the Cayman Islands Government Special Economic Zone Authority. In our discussion, we cover how legacy financial system is structured and the inherent systemic risks that exist within the system, how DeFi is building a more fundamentally sound financial infrastructure, how will Banks interact with DeFi, why DeFi will continue to grow exponentially, the moral obligation within crypto and much more. --- Bitcasino Now until June 27th Untold Stories listeners will have the chance to WIN 1 of 3 Teslas! A 0.05 mBTC wager gets you in on the action and enters you to win a Tesla Model 3 Performance Vehicle!  Start playing today for your chance to WIN. Be sure to use my personal URL for each upcoming tournament to be entered https://untoldstories.link/bitcasino  --- Cosmos Visit https://untoldstories.link/cosmos to learn about the Cosmos Hub, the port city for blockchains across the world. With Cosmos, you can ensure you can access and use liquidity across chains, including Bitcoin and Ethereum. Find new staking opportunities and applications, or build your own chain at https://untoldstories.link/cosmos --- Paraswap If you want to make a swap at the best price across the DeFi market, check out https://untoldstories.link/paraswap. ParaSwap’s state-of-the-art algorithm beats the market price across all major DEXs and brings you the most optimized swaps with the best prices, and lowest slippage.  *terms and conditions apply ––– This podcast is powered by BlockWorks Group. For exclusive content and events that provide insights into the crypto and blockchain space, visit them at https://blockworks.co