Asher Tan is the Co-Founder and CEO of CoinJar, one of Australia's leading and longest-running cryptocurrency exchanges + wallet. With over 400,000 users they provide a space for investors to buy, sell, store and spend digital currency - in one place.
In this episode we discuss the evolution, hype and volatility around cryptocurrencies and how what it might take for digital currencies to go more mainstream in the near future. In this chat we cover:
· The origin story of Coinjar and how Asher and team managed to get ahead of the game in the digital currency industry
· The future of cryptocurrency and what being a mainstream currency might look like
· How he and his team use innovation and creativity to provide unique products and services in a newly established and ever-changing industry
To date, CoinJar has traded in excess of 1.5 billion Dollars and continues to grow both domestically and internationally. Winning the silver award in the 2015 [app] design awards, the company prides itself on being an award-winning venture capital-backed business. Asher’s core belief is that digital currency should be accessible to all, with every investor he meets coming away with “objectively better financial experiences”.