Crypto and Blockchain have been around for quite a few years. The first wave of adoption was led by trading companies like centralized exchanges as crypto currencies became a means of speculation. Still. Blockchain was invented for transacting money or value. Nowadays there is a second wave happening with Decentralized Finance. Blockchains are now used to deliver financial services end-to-end in a new decentralized way. Web3 as a broader topic offers a big opportunity to make digital ecosystems converge, moving finance, identity, social networks and creator economy out of their silos, to become one big global digital decentralized economy. The talk gives insights to the current state.
Peter is Co-Founder and CTO at Unstoppable Finance GmbH a Berlin based company with the mission to empower people around the world to access, interact with and unlock financial opportunities of the decentralized economy by building Ultimate.money. Before he was CTO and MD at Börse Stuttgart Digital Exchange, the first regulated digital asset exchange in Germany. Before he was CTO and co-founder at solarisBank. Peter has a technology and entrepreneurial background. In 2014 he came to Berlin to join the company builder Hitfoxgroup and Finleap that focuses on fintech as CTO. Blockchain and decentralization fascinates him from the moment he got in touch at the end of 2016.