In a recent interview with CNBC, International monetary fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde said digital assets are “shaking the system”, and explained that the incumbents of the financial system — the commercial banks, have already begun to change their business models in response to the mounting pressures of fintech and cryptocurrency. The two biggest global monetary policy makers – the IMF and World Bank – will now have their own private blockchain. Read the details on Brave New Coin

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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