93 - Crypto Payments and the DeFi Mullet | Visa's Cuy Sheffield and Anchorage's Diogo Mónica
The DeFi Mullet is a classic Bankless thesis that we've begun to watch play out right in front of us. This week, we bring on Cuy Sheffield from Visa and Diogo Mónica from Anchorage to explain the DeFi mullet from the Fintech side of things.
This episode explores how crypto payments are extending beyond retail and into institutions, and how Fintech platforms like Visa are leveling up with the utilities provided by Anchorage to support crypto. Blurring the lines between the two worlds is shaping up to be a fascinating corner of our industry, and there's a ton of new concepts to dive into throughout this conversation.
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6:30 Visa & The DeFi Mullet
15:03 Anchorage & The DeFi Mullet
18:55 Volatility & Engagement
25:52 Crypto Rewards
34:13 How Payments Work
41:08 Settlement Layers
46:22 What Anchorage Does
50:30 Stablecoins & Bridging
1:00:09 Teaching Visa About Crypto
1:06:10 Immutable Transactions
1:13:22 Visa CryptoPunk
1:22:09 Central Bank Digital Currencies
1:28:04 Trusting Institutions?
1:31:52 Closing & Disclaimers
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