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Jan 26, 2024

Dave Ripley is the CEO @ Kraken, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, valued in 2022 at a whopping $10.8BN. Prior to Kraken, Dave was the Co-Founder of Glidera, a market-leading Blockchain technology company that Kraken acquired in 2016.

In Today's Episode with Dave Ripley:

1. From Boston Consulting Group to CEO of Kraken:

  • How did Dave first make his way into the world of crypto?
  • What are the single hardest elements of a CEO transition?
  • What does Dave know now that he wishes he had known about CEOship?

2. What is the Usage for Crypto:

  • Other than as a store of value, what application usage does crypto serve?
  • Global payments are fine as is and are improving, why do they need crypto?
  • Global remittance is served by Remote and Deel, why do they need crypto?
  • No applications have been provided well, what really is the use case that makes sense?

3. Should Gensler Be Let Go and The SEC is Wrong:

  • Why is the approach of the SEC completely flawed?
  • Should Gensler be fired for his ineffectiveness?
  • What is the right policy stance and approach to take from here?

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