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Central Banker Decrypts Blockchain Buzz, Jim Cunha of Boston Fed

This is our central banking perspectives, featuring guest Jim Cunha, SVP of the Treasury and Financial Services Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Cunha is a lifetime central banker, but not your typical one. For several decades at the Fed, his job has been overseeing financial rails that allow massive transactions to take place on a given day. In our exchange, he explains how the Fed may have missed the boat on the first dot.com boom-and-bust and how it led to giant networks like Facebook and Amazon that dominate our modern lives. These are tail end applications that […]

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Central Banker Decrypts Crypto, David Andolfatto of St. Louis Fed

Part of our central banking perspectives, with guest David Andolfatto, VP of Research at the St. Louis Federal Reserve, is a thought leader on cryptocurrency and the new market places popping around it. Central bankers have often been hesitant to speak about crypto, but David has been crypto-educator since 2014. His community policy briefings usually are usually packed to standing-room only. In this episode we discuss how central banks are not only warming up to blockchain but are now exploring use cases of blockchain. We talk about how blockchain is just like the economy of favors we use every day […]

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How to do an Offering, Blockchain Investment Banking

Eli Jawad Ansari is head of Blockchain Investment Banking at Boustead Securities. Boustead runs offerings for blockchain startups and is also creating its own security token exchange. We discuss what companies need to do to launch a regulatory compliant business, what investors need to understand before jumping in both feet, and the ‘institutionalization of blockchain’.   Links: www.boustead1828.com Email: Eli at boutstead1828.com   Follow A Bit Cryptic Podcast: Twitter.com/keepitcryptic Medium.com/@abitcryptic Facebook.com/abitcryptic Instagram.com/keepitcryptic https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjKP-6Udnyy783selq5CHMw Donation addresses: BTC: 1CsrHFn1VCpjofxRKxw1DQKGVURSxr8yWb ETH: 0xe612032F9AE393017141A5CBA6DFC00428B82cE6 LTC: MMPb9PpgdJvnXaXYynXQ728e4GNtyHGAbu If you like what you heard, please leave us a 5-star review and share the podcast!

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