Crypto Update: Are we close to mass adoption?

Get an update on Crypto in 2022

About the course

Various experts have different views on crypto, on its evolution and on the players in this industry. With increasingly volatile markets, due to the recent major events, it is hard to forecast the future of crypto. Pavel is here to tell us the reasons why crypto is here to stay.

Despite the crypto winter, more and more people nowadays own a crypto wallet, and more financial institutions are interacting with digital assets and DeFi applications. This course will guide you on the latest development in Crypto, and the use of DeFi and Web3 digital trust ecosystem.

Difficulty: Foundation
Duration: 35mins

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The expert you’ll be learning from

Pavel Matveev

CEO of Wirex

Pavel is a firm advocate for the mass adoption of cryptocurrencies, and in 2014, co-founded Wirex, a crypto payments platform, as a solution to the then complex process of buying crypto. He brings 15 years experience in software development and IT management from his previous work at Barclays Capital, Morgan Stanley and BNP Paribas. He has published numerous articles in key international publications from City A.M. to Asia Times, and is a highly sought-after speaker at blockchain and payments conferences around the world, having spoken at Money 20/20 Europe, Paris Fintech Forum and Finsum Japan about cryptocurrency, fintech, business and the economy.

Course Content

In this video, we will be joined by Pavel Matveev, the CEO of Wirex, a crypto payments platform. Pavel is a firm advocate for the mass adoption of cryptocurrencies and has over 15 years of experience in software development and IT management. We will be discussing the evolution of Wirex, the current state of the crypto market, and a beginner’s guide to DeFi.
In this chapter, we will learn about Wirex’s role in the crypto payments space and how it differs from its competitors. We will also hear about Pavel’s vision for the future of the company and his story as an entrepreneur.
In this chapter, we will delve into the changes that have occurred in the crypto industry over the past 10 years and how they have informed Wirex’s vision for the next 10 years. We will also discuss the political and legal landscape for crypto, the current weight of the crypto markets in the overall economy, society’s understanding of crypto and its use cases, and the role of technology and cybersecurity in the industry.
In this chapter, we will discuss DeFi and how it aims to address the shortcomings of the traditional financial system. We will also cover the different DeFi applications that are available and the scalability issues facing the industry. Finally, we will hear about how companies like Wirex are making it easier for users to access DeFi.
To conclude, Pavel has provided valuable insights into the world of crypto and DeFi. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced investor, we believe that the information shared by Pavel will help you navigate the ever-evolving world of digital currencies.

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