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With central banks worldwide removing cash from society in favor of Central Bank Digital Currencies, and negative interest rates turning traditional investment strategies on their head, digital assets present a compelling use case as a hedge against extraordinary global monetary policy and capital surveillance. In the move to a cashless society, a power struggle is playing out between who controls and issues money in an era when corporations and individuals can create currency as easily as governments. At the same time, both central and retail banks now see cryptocurrencies as a threat to their business and economic models. Read the details on Brave New Coin

Karen Holleran

Karen Holleran

Karen Holleran Editor @aikarensf Karen is a proud third generation San Franciscan, and has worked in various positions including developer relations, winemaking, freelance writing, and as a teaching assistant for autistic children. She is passionate about disruptive tech, artificial intelligence, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technology. She is excited at how these technologies can improve the quality of life for people globally. When Karen isn’t busy discovering new things, you can find her enjoying the diversity of the Bay Area, keeping up to date on the latest tech news, or relaxing at home with her beloved rescued cat.

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