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What's Pushing Bitcoins' Momentum? Marc Fleury, CEO of Two Prime, Compares the 90's Internet With Today's Crypto and Reveals How an Open Source Financial System is Possible
Feb 27, 2020 · 1 hr 17 min
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Marc Fleury, Founder and CEO of Two Prime, joins Charlie Shrem on this week’s episode of Untold Stories. They begin by talking about the open source movement and why it is so attractive for developers. Marc continues with comparisons between crypto today and internet and software development in the 90's and makes an amazing alien reveal. Charlie and Marc agree that Bitcoin showed resilience surviving the Mt. Gox debacle. Charlie asks if the earlier open source movement has evangelists like crypto today and Marc discusses the duality of these movements as well as declaring crypto is not about the tech as much as a psychological hurdle holding it back. Marc further states that the killer apps are already here and discusses bringing back the ICO with an improved model, the CTO or Continuous Token Offering. They finish up with a deep dive into the physics of Proof of Work and mining energy expenditures and end on a positive prediction.

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Bitpanda is a fintech based in Vienna, Austria founded in 2014 by Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer. The company is a firm believer in the innovative power of cryptocurrencies, digitised assets and blockchain technology. Bitpanda’s mission is to tear down the barriers to investing and bring traditional financial products to the 21st century. Today, Bitpanda has more than 1 million users and 120 team members. With a PSD2 payment service provider license, state-of-the-art security and streamlined user experience, Bitpanda has grown into a popular trading platform for newbies and experts alike. Users can currently trade Bitcoin, Ethereum, gold and over 20 other digital assets.

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Pepo was founded by Jason Goldberg, who has been building user experiences for creators and communities for decades. Jason has worked at AOL, Jobster, Social Median, and more recently he connected designers at Hem and Fab. Visit us at Pepo.com/stories for more information.

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