#Ep. 53: How a young Chinese entrepreneur is building a crypto empire


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Interested in hearing about how a young 27 year old is building a crypto empire?

Ahmed is in one of his favourite places in the world, Shanghai, for the Shanghai Blockchain week. In this episode, he caught up with James Wo, CEO and Founder of Digital Finance Group.

The two delve right in to talk about James’ incredible ventures as well as latest topics in the crypto world including:

  • Digital Finance Group’s $80 million venture fund which was raised from traditional capital in Shanghai (02:10)
  • Bridging UAE and China: Why are they setting up an exchange in Abu Dhabi and how they got an In Principal Approval from the ADGM (04:50)
  • How MENA is a big enough market for multiple exchanges to operate (09:00)
  • Proof of work Vs Proof of Stake (12:30)
  • Would you choose Bitcoin or Ethereum. Interesting thoughts from James! (15:15)
  • Blockchain and crypto ecosystem in China (16:54)

All of the above and more is discussed on this week’s episode of Encrypted!

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Special Guest: James Wo.

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