Jul 13, 2021
On this episode of the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast, Christian Keroles sits down with the co-founder and CEO of Moonpay. Moonpay is a bitcoin infrastructure company building out the interoperability between bitcoin and the legacy finance system. Moonpay is focused on making it as easy and cost effective as possible to purchase and hold bitcoin with as many payment providers and options as possible. The Moonpay API can be built directly into noncustodial bitcoin wallets so that users can buy and acquire bitcoin in a way that is completely custody free.
Ivan tells the story of how he got into bitcoin and how and why he started Moonpay. Soto-Wright discusses why Moonpay is a mission oriented company and how building around a mission is the best way to build an awesome and effective team! Ivan is passionate about Bitcoin and cryptocurrency adoption as it gives people access to financial services that have never been afforded to them previously.
Lastly the podcast highlights the challenges with dealing with traditional finance and why bitcoin offers such a fantastic solution to all of the problems that currently inhibit the globe from successfully accessing financial infrastructure.
Please enjoy this wide ranging conversation with Ivan Soto-Wright.
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