Beating the Banks with Alex Mashinsky, CEO of Celsius Network
Alex Mashinsky came to the U.S. as an immigrant in the 1980’s after living in both communist and socialist countries. His diverse background made him passionate about helping people and developing a "better bank" that rewards its customers rather than stealing from them. Fascinated with blockchain and fintech, Alex founded Celsius Network, a platform with unbeatable yields that would finally stand up to the banks, giving people the hard-earned money they deserve.
Scott Melker and Alex Mashinsky further discuss moving to the U.S. in the ’80s, phone company monopolies, the urge to disrupt, creating Celsius Network, giving 80% of the profits to the community, bank bailouts, daytime robbery, beating the banks, crypto community fees, hedge funds in crypto, the name “Sushi” as a leading indicator, the corrosion of standards and voting with your wallet.
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