Maryam Ayati, Co-Founder Watr Blockchain Protocol

This morning, SmarterMarkets host, David Greely, sits down with tradfi turned defi commodities expert, Maryam Ayati, to explore the role of blockchain and decentralized finance in the carbon markets. Join us as we identify technological opportunities and tools available to make carbon markets more transparent, less prone to error, faster, and more efficient to solve […]

Erik Townsend, Host, Macrovoices

In this third episode of our three-part series, host Grant Williams speaks with the original host of SmarterMarkets™, Erik Townsend.  Erik and Grant discuss the concept of Smarter Markets, through the lens of financial systems, digital currencies, and NFT’s, and how technological advancements will champion these new currency systems. Download full transcript → Hosted By

Charlie McGarraugh on Translating Tokenization Jargon to Digestible English

Charlie McGarraugh is Chief Strategy Officer for Blockchain.com, the largest self-custodied crypto wallet provider globally.  Previously he was a Goldman Sachs Partner and former head of metals trading, so his native language is finance. In this interview, Charlie explains Tokenization in terms that Finance professionals can relate to, then goes on to explain what this […]

Maryam Ayati’s Vision for Tokenizing the Entire Supply Chain

We sit down with energy industry maverick and market innovator, Maryam Ayati, who leads NEO Holdings. NEO brings established industry giants together with the climate and entrepreneurial ecosystem in mutually profitable models. Together, they identify and operationalize tomorrow’s most valuable new commodities and business models, reinventing energy and extractive supply chains such that they serve planet, […]

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