The Money Movement
The Money Movement
Jun 24, 2022
Ep 63 | The Evolution of Digital Finance and Bitcoin Futures ETFs with Michael Sonnenshein of Grayscale Investments
Play β€’ 34 min

As Grayscale and other financial institutions continue to help integrate cryptocurrency trusts and Bitcoin futures ETFs into the existing financial system, traditional investors have more opportunities than ever to account for the future potential of digital commodities in their portfolios.

Throughout the 20th century, builders, policymakers, and financial professionals worked together to leverage physical commodities to build a world the likes of which humanity had never seen; now they’ll need to come together to do the same with digital commodities for the 21st century and beyond…

In this episode of The Money Movement, Jeremy is joined by Michael Sonnenshein, CEO of Grayscale Investments.

They cover:

πŸ‘‰ 00:02:19 - The past, present, and future of Grayscale

πŸ‘‰ 00:05:00 - Bitcoin Futures ETFs

πŸ‘‰ 00:07:30 - How digital commodities are disrupting the digital landscape

πŸ‘‰ 00:13:30 - The global macro thesis for Bitcoin

πŸ‘‰ 00:16:30 - The democratization of money

πŸ‘‰ 00:18:00 - The interplay between digital commodities, currency, and the dollar

πŸ‘‰ 00:22:40 - How platform wars drive innovation?

πŸ‘‰ 00:27:30 - Speculative value and utility value of digital finance

πŸ‘‰ 00:30:00 - Achieving regulation as a responsibility beyond enforcement

πŸ‘‰ 00:34:29 - The future of crypto in the US

If you’re interested in the democratization of money and crypto regulation in the US, tune in to this episode of The Money Movement.Β Β 

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About the show

The global economy is experiencing unprecedented challenges and change. Business leaders everywhere are grappling with how to transform their companies to become more digital, resilient, and efficient. As we face this change, a new global movement is building around the promise of digital currencies and blockchains β€” forming a new architecture for the global economy and creating new opportunities for companies everywhere. The Money Movement explores and chronicles the issues and ideas driving this brave new world of digital money.

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