The Exchange with KB Podcast

Alex Mashinsky- Episode 17

VoIP, Digital Wallet, Crypto – The Exchange with Alex Mashinsky

In The Exchange with KB, host Kirill Bensonoff continues his series of interviews with today’s top innovators and business leaders to know. In this latest episode, KB is joined by Alex Mashinsky, Founder & CEO of Celsius Network. 

Learn more about our guest:

This episode kicks off a special series of The Exchange with KB on Immigrant Entrepreneurs Who Kick Ass! Joining KB today is Alex Mashinsky, an immigrant serial entrepreneur and founder of seven New York City-based startups, raising more than $1 billion and having exited at over $3 billion. Alex is the Founder and CEO of The Celsius Network, which enables the next generation of lending and borrowing via a crypto wallet for the fast-growing cryptocurrency community.

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00:00 Intro
00:20 Background
03:50 Moved to the US, Startups before Celsius Network
07:40 Roles in companies
08:20 Lessons Learned
09:30 Discovering Cryptocurrencies & creating Celsius Network
15:32 How Celsius Network works
18:03 How depositors earn
20:55 CelPay/CEL Token
22:40 Crypto, Blockchain trends
24:48 Should people invest in Crypto or buy a stable coin?
29:35 Blockchain/Crypto
32:10 Future of Celsius in the Blockchain
34:45 Will banks reinvent themselves?
37:20 Lightning Round
38:38 Conclusion

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