Untold Stories
Tim Byun, CEO of OKCoin and Formerly FDIC, on How Financial Literacy is Knowing Crypto, and Why Money Controls Society
Dec 26, 2019 · 1 hr 14 min
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From the Asian continent, now in America, Tim Byun spent all his professional life in the financial industry, making it through the heat of two turbulent seasons in the financial and crypto space ~ in America first, as a regulator, and next as head of compliance for a virtual asset firm. Tim Byun, CEO at OkCoin, Ex-financial regulator, & ex-Bitpay employee, shares stories of his workday and how he progressed all the way to being the CEO of a leading crypto company. Tim also talks about the great recession of America that occurred when he was working for Federal Reserve and how government could interfere in crypto in future.

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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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