81 - The Digital Commodity Explosion | Brian Quintenz
Brian Quintenz was a commissioner on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission from 2017 until April of this year. The CFTC serves to regulate the derivative markets, and Brian particularly worked to embrace innovative technologies and emphasize the power of free markets, even in a regulatory environment.
He has been an advocate for the exploration and growth of the crypto space and is provides an insider’s perspective to deal with the question of crypto regulation. His sober and pragmatic takes are deeply insightful, and there is a clear alignment of values between Brian and the industry.
This episode dives into the disruptive nature of cryptocurrencies, and how we can make sense of this Cambrian explosion of new assets.
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💰 GEMINI | FIAT & CRYPTO EXCHANGE
🔀 BALANCER | EXCHANGE & POOL ASSETS
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🦄 UNISWAP | DECENTRALIZED FUNDING
📣 SoRare | Collect and Play!
7:00 Brian Quintenz
9:29 Does the US Hate Crypto?
14:10 Brian’s Take on Crypto
20:36 The CFTC
26:36 Congress is Great at 2 Things
31:14 Digital Farmers need Futures
38:05 Understand It Before You Attack
47:03 SEC vs CFTC
54:04 Crypto Commodities
1:03:35 Tokens Transcend Labels
1:10:00 The New Paradigm
1:17:54 An Explosion of Assets
1:25:14 Rights and Innovation
1:32:20 Good Regualation
1:39:00 Closing & Disclaimers
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