Jan. 2, 2020

Maxine Ryan, COO of BitSpark Shares the Gospel of Mass Adoption, and Why Crypto is the Perfect Bridge Between Banking & Cash

Maxine Ryan, COO of BitSpark Shares the Gospel of Mass Adoption, and Why Crypto is the Perfect Bridge Between Banking & Cash

Maxine Ryan and Charlie Shrem discuss what’s really going on in Hong Kong, the downfall of faith in the banking infrastructure and how people are preferring cash over using a banking facility.


Maxine Ryan, Bitspark’s co-founder joins Charlie to share what’s really going on in Hong Kong and how the media is portraying it. Maxine talks about how crypto companies are responding and wonders about a new crypto focused country, such as Singapore or Taiwan. She mentions that the chaos in Hong Kong has led to the downfall of faith in the banking infrastructure and how people are preferring cash over using a banking facility. Maxine believes that in a scenario like this, Bitcoin could prove to be a perfect bridge for people.

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