Bitcoin DeFi - The Latest Developments

Mar 13, 2022

10:00am – 11:00am CT

Bitcoin has a problem that stands in its pathway to hegemony, and it’s nothing to do with the technology. It’s about perception.

Thanks to new tech developments like Taproot, DeFi on Bitcoin is now a reality. It promises to revolutionize everybody’s relationship with money through a huge range of new DeFi utilities, from smart contracts to cheap and instant money transfers. The problem is DeFi’s ‘niche’ perception: the idea that it’s only of interest to a small group of traders. In reality, decentralized finance is for everyone - especially the unbanked and underbanked.

This session examines the communications challenge around DeFi, and explores how we can make decentralized finance tools available to the billions of people around the world who have so much to gain from them

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