37 min

Ep 56 | The Evolution Of Digital Assets with Mathew McDermott of Goldman Sachs The Money Movement

    • Technology

The emergence of digital assets has already brought tremendous change to the world, from innovative streamlined payment systems to NFTs that democratize ownership of media, and even DAOs that are redefining how organizations collaborate to get things done.

By some measures, the financial sector has been slow to take up the vast opportunities presented by public blockchain infrastructure and the attendant gains in capabilities and efficiency. But behind the scenes, titans of finance like Goldman Sachs have been doing their research, and are nearly ready to join the crypto economy in a big way…

In this episode of The Money Movement, Jeremy is joined by Mathew McDermott, Global Head of Digital Assets at Goldman Sachs.

They cover:

👉 00:00:47 - Mathew’s journey into digital assets 

👉 00:03:08 - Digital assets as the intersection of technology and finance

👉 00:08:44 - Digital asset debt issuance and raising cash

👉 00:13:26 - Regulations guiding smart contracts, debt securities and the tokenization of assets  

👉 00:18:09 - System regulation and management using proprietary software vs open source software infrastructures   

👉 00:21:49 - Public digital asset markets as trading points for tokenized securities and digital asset securities in future public markets

👉 00:23:41 - Crypto collateral operations on digital assets 

👉 00:26:26 - Tokenization of digital assets

👉 00:28:25 - The harmonization of global crypto regulation

👉 00:30:03 - Capital markets and investment banking services    

👉 00:32:47 - Private sector-led initiatives and stable coins in the growth and adoption of digital currency

👉 00:37:15 - Cost reduction through digital currencies

👉 00:39:22 - Talent attraction to the digital assets space

If you’re interested in the adoption of digital currencies, global regulations surrounding digital assets, the tokenization of digital assets, investment banking and capital markets, 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 Mathew here:

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

👉 LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/mathew-mcdermott   

👉 Website: https://goldmansachs.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 emergence of digital assets has already brought tremendous change to the world, from innovative streamlined payment systems to NFTs that democratize ownership of media, and even DAOs that are redefining how organizations collaborate to get things done.

By some measures, the financial sector has been slow to take up the vast opportunities presented by public blockchain infrastructure and the attendant gains in capabilities and efficiency. But behind the scenes, titans of finance like Goldman Sachs have been doing their research, and are nearly ready to join the crypto economy in a big way…

In this episode of The Money Movement, Jeremy is joined by Mathew McDermott, Global Head of Digital Assets at Goldman Sachs.

They cover:

👉 00:00:47 - Mathew’s journey into digital assets 

👉 00:03:08 - Digital assets as the intersection of technology and finance

👉 00:08:44 - Digital asset debt issuance and raising cash

👉 00:13:26 - Regulations guiding smart contracts, debt securities and the tokenization of assets  

👉 00:18:09 - System regulation and management using proprietary software vs open source software infrastructures   

👉 00:21:49 - Public digital asset markets as trading points for tokenized securities and digital asset securities in future public markets

👉 00:23:41 - Crypto collateral operations on digital assets 

👉 00:26:26 - Tokenization of digital assets

👉 00:28:25 - The harmonization of global crypto regulation

👉 00:30:03 - Capital markets and investment banking services    

👉 00:32:47 - Private sector-led initiatives and stable coins in the growth and adoption of digital currency

👉 00:37:15 - Cost reduction through digital currencies

👉 00:39:22 - Talent attraction to the digital assets space

If you’re interested in the adoption of digital currencies, global regulations surrounding digital assets, the tokenization of digital assets, investment banking and capital markets, 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 Mathew here:

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

👉 LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/mathew-mcdermott   

👉 Website: https://goldmansachs.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.

37 min

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