65 episodes

The global economy is experiencing unprecedented change. Business leaders everywhere are grappling with how to transform their companies to become more digital, resilient and efficient. As we face this change, a new global movement is building around the promise of digital currencies and blockchains, forming a new architecture for the global economy and creating new opportunities for companies and people everywhere. The Money Movement explores and chronicles the ideas and opportunities that are driving this new world of digital money. The Money Movement is brought to you by Circle. Our mission is to raise global economic prosperity through the frictionless exchange of financial value. Learn more at https://circle.com


The Money Movement is brought to you by Circle. Our mission is to raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce. Learn more about Circle Business Accounts and Platform APIs at circle.com.



Watch episodes, highlights and more at https://www.circle.com/en/the-money-movement.

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The global economy is experiencing unprecedented change. Business leaders everywhere are grappling with how to transform their companies to become more digital, resilient and efficient. As we face this change, a new global movement is building around the promise of digital currencies and blockchains, forming a new architecture for the global economy and creating new opportunities for companies and people everywhere. The Money Movement explores and chronicles the ideas and opportunities that are driving this new world of digital money. The Money Movement is brought to you by Circle. Our mission is to raise global economic prosperity through the frictionless exchange of financial value. Learn more at https://circle.com


The Money Movement is brought to you by Circle. Our mission is to raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce. Learn more about Circle Business Accounts and Platform APIs at circle.com.



Watch episodes, highlights and more at https://www.circle.com/en/the-money-movement.

    Ep 63 | The Evolution of Digital Finance and Bitcoin Futures ETFs with Michael Sonnenshein of Grayscale Investments

    Ep 63 | The Evolution of Digital Finance and Bitcoin Futures ETFs with Michael Sonnenshein of Grayscale Investments

    As Grayscale and other financial institutions continue to help integrate cryptocurrency trusts and Bitcoin futures ETFs into the existing financial system, traditional investors have more opportunities than ever to account for the future potential of digital commodities in their portfolios.

    Throughout the 20th century, builders, policymakers, and financial professionals worked together to leverage physical commodities to build a world the likes of which humanity had never seen; now they’ll need to come together to do the same with digital commodities for the 21st century and beyond…

    In this episode of The Money Movement, Jeremy is joined by Michael Sonnenshein, CEO of Grayscale Investments.

    They cover:

    👉 00:02:19 - The past, present, and future of Grayscale

    👉 00:05:00 - Bitcoin Futures ETFs

    👉 00:07:30 - How digital commodities are disrupting the digital landscape

    👉 00:13:30 - The global macro thesis for Bitcoin

    👉 00:16:30 - The democratization of money

    👉 00:18:00 - The interplay between digital commodities, currency, and the dollar

    👉 00:22:40 - How platform wars drive innovation?

    👉 00:27:30 - Speculative value and utility value of digital finance

    👉 00:30:00 - Achieving regulation as a responsibility beyond enforcement

    👉 00:34:29 - The future of crypto in the US

    If you’re interested in the democratization of money and crypto regulation in the US, tune in to this episode of The Money Movement.  

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    And connect with Michael here:

    👉 Twitter: https://twitter.com/sonnenshein

    👉 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelsonnenshein

    👉 Website: https://grayscale.com

    About the show

    The global economy is experiencing unprecedented challenges and change. Business leaders everywhere are grappling with how to transform their companies to become more digital, resilient, and efficient. As we face this change, a new global movement is building around the promise of digital currencies and blockchains — forming a new architecture for the global economy and creating new opportunities for companies everywhere. The Money Movement explores and chronicles the issues and ideas driving this brave new world of digital money.

    The Money Movement is brought to you by Circle. Our mission is to raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce. Learn more about Circle Business Accounts and Platform APIs at circle.com.

    • 34 min
    Ep 62 | The Future of Crypto Exchanges with Brett Harrison of FTX.US

    Ep 62 | The Future of Crypto Exchanges with Brett Harrison of FTX.US

    Over the last decade, a growing list of digital assets have been available to trade on exchanges around the globe, as policymakers work to keep pace with the fast-moving industry.

    It’s estimated that there are currently up to 500 in operation, each with its own platform, geographical reach, and operating in a unique regulatory environment. And while these platforms may end up looking more and more like their traditional market counterparts, existing exchanges should also benefit from new competition and sources of innovation.

    In this episode of The Money Movement, Jeremy is joined by Brett Harrison, President of FTX.US*.

    *FTX.US is a Circle customer

    They cover:

    👉 00:03:30 - Brett’s life before FTX

    👉 00:07:08 - The role of crypto exchanges as market makers

    👉 00:08:30 - The challenges of crypto exchanges

    👉 00:14:00 - The challenge with regulation for crypto exchanges

    👉 00:17:00 - Creating a listing standard for cryptocurrencies

    👉 00:20:13 - Bridging blockchains and NFTs with wrapped tokens

    👉 00:25:48 - Traditional asset tokenization

    👉 00:33:18 - Acquiring LedgerX, a CFTC regulated exchange and clearing house

    👉 00:36:29 - Creating a digital asset securities market regulation structure

    👉 00:38:27 - Scaling blockchain   

    👉 00:44:00 - Developing “super apps”

    If you’re interested in how digital assets are disrupting traditional financial market structures, tune in to this episode of The Money Movement.  

    Subscribe here:

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    👉 Apple: https://apple.co/3G3CrPZ 

    👉 Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3lUd6jF 

    👉 Email: https://bit.ly/3aXWYY5 

    And connect with Harrison here:

    👉 Twitter: https://twitter.com/brett_ftx

    👉 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brettaharrison

    👉 Website: https://ftx.us

    About the show

    The global economy is experiencing unprecedented challenges and change. Business leaders everywhere are grappling with how to transform their companies to become more digital, resilient, and efficient. As we face this change, a new global movement is building around the promise of digital currencies and blockchains — forming a new architecture for the global economy and creating new opportunities for companies everywhere. The Money Movement explores and chronicles the issues and ideas driving this brave new world of digital money.

    The Money Movement is brought to you by Circle. Our mission is to raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce. Learn more about Circle Business Accounts and Platform APIs at circle.com.

    • 42 min
    Ep 61 | The Evolution of Payment Systems with Henrique Dubugras of Brex

    Ep 61 | The Evolution of Payment Systems with Henrique Dubugras of Brex

    The "growing pains" experienced by traditional financial institutions are acting as a natural catalyst for the digitalization and proliferation of new currency systems. As a result of new applications and technologies that can provide even faster, easier, and cost-effective payments, the entire ecosystem is set to undergo significant change.

    In this episode of The Money Movement, Jeremy is joined by Henrique Dubugras, Founder and Co-CEO at Brex* to discuss how they are influencing the financial management of business and the opportunities and limitations of fiscal decentralization.

    *Brex is a Circle customer

    They cover:

    👉 00:03:11 - Henrique’s journey into the world of digital payments 

    👉 00:05:08 - Limitations of traditional banking legacy systems

    👉 00:08:00 - Building credit cards for start-ups

    👉 00:14:18 - Dealing with the bureaucracy of automated receipt capturing

    👉 00:19:00 - Integrating financial services and softwares

    👉 00:21:38 - Addressing interoperability around the international movement of money

    👉 00:25:00 - Fiscal decentralization and globalization

    👉 00:29:32 - Dealing with decentralization at a global scale

    👉 00:33:10 - Evolution of the reasons for adopting innovation such as NFTs  

    👉 00:34:26 - Globalization and the future of fiscal infrastructure

    If you’re interested in global financial infrastructure, how Brex is influencing the financial management of business and the opportunities and limitations of fiscal decentralization, tune in to this episode of The Money Movement.  

    Subscribe here:

    👉 YouTube: https://bit.ly/3lUcJFN 

    👉 Apple: https://apple.co/3G3CrPZ 

    👉 Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3lUd6jF 

    👉 Email: https://bit.ly/3aXWYY5 

    And connect with Henrique here:

    👉 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/henriquedubugras

    👉 Twitter: https://twitter.com/hdubugras

    👉 Website: https://www.brex.com

    About the show

    The global economy is experiencing unprecedented challenges and change. Business leaders everywhere are grappling with how to transform their companies to become more digital, resilient, and efficient. As we face this change, a new global movement is building around the promise of digital currencies and blockchains — forming a new architecture for the global economy and creating new opportunities for companies everywhere. The Money Movement explores and chronicles the issues and ideas driving this brave new world of digital money.


    The Money Movement is brought to you by Circle. Our mission is to raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce. Learn more about Circle Business Accounts and Platform APIs at circle.com.

    • 33 min
    Ep 36 | Greatest Hits - Crypto & The Carbon Emissions Debate with Nic Carter & Meltem Demirors

    Ep 36 | Greatest Hits - Crypto & The Carbon Emissions Debate with Nic Carter & Meltem Demirors

    In this Greatest Hits episode of The Money Movement, we revisit a discussion from just over a year ago where Jeremy was joined by Nic Carter and Meltem Demirors to discuss the crypto carbon emissions debate.

    Here is the original episode description, originally published March 31, 2021:

    With exploding interest and adoption of crypto, once again the debate over "Crypto's Carbon Footprint" has returned, with critics sharing wild assertions about the energy footprint of Proof-of-Work network security. We will break down the facts, the research, and a view into not just how crypto is driving renewable energy innovation, but also examine the carbon footprint of security infrastructure backing the U.S. Dollar.

    In this episode of The Money Movement, Jeremy is joined by Nic Carter, General Partner at Castle Island Ventures* and Meltem Demirors, Chief Strategy Officer at CoinShares*.

    * Castle Island Ventures and Coinshares are Circle customers

    Subscribe here:

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    👉 Apple: https://apple.co/3G3CrPZ 

    👉 Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3lUd6jF 

    👉 Email: https://bit.ly/3aXWYY5 

    And connect with Nic and Meltem here:

    👉 Nic’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/nic__carter 

    👉 Meltem’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/Melt_Dem 

    About the show

    The global economy is experiencing unprecedented challenges and change. Business leaders everywhere are grappling with how to transform their companies to become more digital, resilient, and efficient. As we face this change, a new global movement is building around the promise of digital currencies and blockchains — forming a new architecture for the global economy and creating new opportunities for companies everywhere. The Money Movement explores and chronicles the issues and ideas driving this brave new world of digital money.

    The Money Movement is brought to you by Circle. Our mission is to raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce. Learn more about Circle Business Accounts and Platform APIs at circle.com.

    • 50 min
    Ep 60 | The Future of Payments with Nabil Manji of Worldpay

    Ep 60 | The Future of Payments with Nabil Manji of Worldpay

    With the help of stablecoins, crypto payments are becoming more mainstream as major facilitators begin integrating public blockchain infrastructure into their systems in earnest. Worldpay has played a role in the development of a more inclusive digital currency infrastructure by building fiat ‘on-ramps’ and exploring more efficient payments with dollar digital currencies.

    They’re one of the first in what could be a long line of payments processors and other businesses leveraging crypto technology to build the next generation of merchant-customer relationships.

    In this episode of The Money Movement, Jeremy is joined by Nabil Manji, SVP/GM and Head of Crypto & Web3 at Worldpay.

    *Worldpay and Circle recently entered into a Memorandum of Understanding covering technology integrations needed to support USDC settlement.

    They cover:

    👉 00:01:02 - Manji’s journey into the world of digital assets 
    👉 00:04:08 - Enabling frictionless payments with digital currencies
    👉 00:06:00 - What is the fiat ‘on-ramp’?
    👉 00:07:47 - How Worldpay addresses risks around digital finance
    👉 00:14:00 - Stable coins as DeFi facilitators
    👉 00:18:13 - The challenge of exchange liquidity
    👉 00:20:38 - Digital money use cases
    👉 00:26:18 - Unifying UX of digital financial utilities
    👉 00:28:29 - The evolutionary phases of crypto and blockchain
    👉 00:29:10 - Developing super apps   
    👉 00:31:53 - Redefining the perception of native cryptocurrencies

    If you’re interested in the future of payments, adoption of digital currencies, and how it all comes together in a unified user experience, tune in to this episode of The Money Movement.  

    Subscribe here:

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    👉 Apple: https://apple.co/3G3CrPZ 
    👉 Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3lUd6jF 
    👉 Email: https://bit.ly/3aXWYY5 

    And connect with Manji here:

    👉 Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/nabilmanji
    👉 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nabilfmanji
    👉 Website: https://www.worldpay.com

    About the show

    The global economy is experiencing unprecedented challenges and change. Business leaders everywhere are grappling with how to transform their companies to become more digital, resilient, and efficient. As we face this change, a new global movement is building around the promise of digital currencies and blockchains — forming a new architecture for the global economy and creating new opportunities for companies everywhere. The Money Movement explores and chronicles the issues and ideas driving this brave new world of digital money.

    The Money Movement is brought to you by Circle. Our mission is to raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce. Learn more about Circle Business Accounts and Platform APIs at circle.com.

    • 31 min
    Ep 59 | Free Markets and the Evolution of Digital Finance Platforms with Brian Brooks of Bitfury

    Ep 59 | Free Markets and the Evolution of Digital Finance Platforms with Brian Brooks of Bitfury

    Innovation has been essential to creating the modern lifestyle many enjoy today, but requires a risk appetite and a willingness to let markets express consumer preferences that emerge in a free and open society. Blockchain networks and decentralized platforms are creating a new set of conditions for digital finance transactions that can broadly increase inclusion and quality of service, and policymakers around the world are carefully considering the path forward.

    Blockchain networks and decentralized finance can help improve or supplant existing financial infrastructure, but will need support from both sides of the aisle to truly unlock the benefits of digital finance and programmable money.

    In this episode of The Money Movement, Jeremy is joined by Brian Brooks, Chief Executive Officer at Bitfury Group and former U.S. Acting Comptroller of the Currency.

    They cover:

    👉 00:01:05 - Brian’s journey into digital finance 

    👉 00:02:30 - DeFi as a superior architecture for finance

    👉 00:05:00 - Defining the use case of cryptocurrency

    👉 00:08:00 - DeFi’s potential to change how we interact  

    👉 00:10:32 - Aligning long-held value systems to the DeFi disruption

    👉 00:15:11 - Freedom being the ultimate use case of DeFi

    👉 00:18:30 - Dealing with regulatory approach towards the risk of innovation 

    👉 00:21:00 - Defining a model for global adoption of DeFi

    👉 00:24:45 - What can be done to influence how governments perceive DeFi

    👉 00:29:03 - Risk as the inherent nature of innovation   

    👉 00:31:39 - How to define risk in a way that empowers people

    👉 00:33:50 - How DeFi can preserve privacy and provide security

    👉 00:39:22 - Creativity as the catalyst for the cambrian explosion of astounding technologies

    If you’re interested in how the digital finance platforms can evolve amid free markets and regulations, tune in to this episode of The Money Movement.  

    Subscribe here:

    👉 YouTube: https://bit.ly/3lUcJFN 

    👉 Apple: https://apple.co/3G3CrPZ 

    👉 Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3lUd6jF 

    👉 Email: https://bit.ly/3aXWYY5 

    And connect with Brooks here:

    👉 Twitter: https://twitter.com/brianbrooksus

    👉 LinkedIn: https://wwwz.linkedin.com/in/brian-brooks-bb14b648

    👉 Website: https://bitfury.com

    About the show

    The global economy is experiencing unprecedented challenges and change. Business leaders everywhere are grappling with how to transform their companies to become more digital, resilient, and efficient. As we face this change, a new global movement is building around the promise of digital currencies and blockchains — forming a new architecture for the global economy and creating new opportunities for companies everywhere. The Money Movement explores and chronicles the issues and ideas driving this brave new world of digital money.

    The Money Movement is brought to you by Circle. Our mission is to raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce. Learn more about Circle Business Accounts and Platform APIs at circle.com.

    • 38 min

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Insanely informative

This show is insanely informative as to what is going on in the world of blockchain, regulation, and stablecoins. Jeremy consistently brings on the best guests and the discussions are high level. I recommend it to all of my friends!

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