This week’s Bitcoin.com podcast with our host ‘Bitcoin Brian’ features the e-money researcher and crypto-economist, Jon Matonis. The well-known economist is also the vice president of corporate strategy at the blockchain firm Nchain and served as the executive director of the Bitcoin Foundation until December 2014.
The Bitcoin.com Podcast With Jon Matonis
Jon Matonis joins the Bitcoin.com podcast this week and discusses decentralized global trade. Matonis is launching a global bitcoin exchange called Globitex, and is currently utilizing an initial coin offering (ICO) to fund the project. A short explainer video of what Globitex is can be found here. During the course of the show, Matonis and Bitcoin Brian discuss many subjects that revolve around the growing cryptocurrency landscape.
Matonis also talks about the meteoric rise of bitcoin and explains how certain bitcoin businesses produce revenue.
“There are three guaranteed ways to have a revenue-producing bitcoin company mining, exchanges, and online bitcoin gambling,” explains Matonis.
Bitcoin Brian and Jon Matonis also discuss other types of decentralization happening across the globe with business models that have emerged like Uber. Matonis further delves into his current project Globitex which aims to be a digital asset exchange that enables commodity trading and money market instruments for Bitcoin. The crypto-economist says the exchange will be an institutional grade trading platform with an API that can progress into a multi-functional spot and derivatives cryptocurrency trading arena.
To hear more from Jon Matonis and his new project Globitex check out our Bitcoin.com podcast here. Or feel free to stream the Soundcloud player below.
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