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Web3 Perspectives: The next big thing in DeFi? Fully collateralised securities

August 22, 2023 Conor Svensson
Web3 Innovators
Web3 Perspectives: The next big thing in DeFi? Fully collateralised securities
Show Notes

Welcome to our latest Web3 Innovators: Insights podcast episode where we dive into the fascinating world of Fully Collateralised Securities in DeFi. In this episode, we explore how blockchain technology is transforming the traditional financial industry and bringing new possibilities for investors and users alike. Join us as we unravel the potential of stablecoins and on-chain assets, and their impact on the global financial landscape.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Stablecoins and On-Chain Assets: We start by examining the role of stablecoins as a cornerstone of the DeFi ecosystem. Discover how stablecoins provide crypto natives with on-chain dollars, free from the volatility of native cryptocurrencies, and how this model can be expanded to include a broader range of financial assets, including securities.
  2. Bringing the S&P 500 On-Chain: Uncover the groundbreaking development of a token on Ethereum that tracks shares in an S&P 500 ETF. Explore the possibilities of this token named bCSPX (Backed CSPX) and its potential to democratize access to financial products worldwide.
  3. Decentralized Finance: We delve into the concept of decentralized finance and how public blockchains are revolutionizing the distribution of financial assets. Learn about the programmable nature of blockchain assets and the opportunities it presents for innovation.
  4. Traditional Financial Service Providers in DeFi: While fully native DeFi assets are gaining popularity, we discuss why the involvement of traditional financial service providers, like brokers and custodians, could be the key to driving widespread adoption of DeFi technology in finance.
  5. Parallels with the World Wide Web: Drawing parallels with the evolution of the internet, we explore how the rise of on-chain securities and decentralized exchanges could streamline financial infrastructure and bypass traditional intermediaries.
  6. Wholesale Finance and Trusting Public Networks: We consider the potential impact of blockchain technology on wholesale finance and how public blockchain networks may serve as a mutual trust layer for bridging different jurisdictions.

As the world of finance continues to evolve, Fully Collateralised Securities represent an exciting frontier in DeFi. Join us as we explore the intersection of blockchain, crypto, and traditional finance, and uncover the potential for a decentralized financial future. 

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