How rich are crypto startups? Interview with Quidax marketing lead

Episode 116 August 16, 2022 00:52:35
How rich are crypto startups? Interview with Quidax marketing lead
Techpoint Africa Podcast
How rich are crypto startups? Interview with Quidax marketing lead

Aug 16 2022 | 00:52:35

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Hosted By

Chimgozirim Nwokoma Oluwanifemi Kolawole Bolu Abiodun

Show Notes

Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast we discussed the intricacies of the blockchain business and cryptocurrency's development and progress in Africa and Nigeria.

Joining us in the studio was Ezekiel Ojewunmi, Marketing and Communications Lead, Quidax, giving insights into the reasons for the current downturn in the crypto market.

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Timestamps

00:05 - Introduction
01:38 - Meet today's guest, Ezekiel Ojewunmi, Marketing and Communications Lead, Quidax
04:00 - How Quidax is holding up in the midst of layoffs
06:55 - Why the crypto and stock markets are crashing simultaneously
10:35 - Building blockchain infrastructure in Africa
15:15 - The evolution of crypto and crypto companies
21:10 - Can blockchain solve Lagos' traffic problems?
24:30 - Navigating "hostile" regulations
27:24 - How the crypto ban affected Quidax
29:45 - Building a global Quidax
31:08 - Dialoguing with regulators
32:59 - Reacting to the new SEC guidelines
36:07 - CBN's crypto ban might be competing with the SEC guidelines
38:44 - How to identify crypto scams
46:56 - Sponsoring Big Brother Naija

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This episode was produced by Ogheneruemu Oneyibo and edited by Múyìwá Mátùlúkò

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