Real-Life Bitcoin: How Bitwage is Changing the Way We Get Paid with CEO Jonathan Chester
Charlie kicks off the show discussing Bitcoin’s resurgence with recent banking failures. Charlie gives an introduction to Jonathan Chester and his company Bitwage. Jonathan shares what made him interested in Bitcoin in 2013 and how things have changed since he first joined the industry. Jonathan and Charlie reflect on why Bitwage and Bitinstant were created. Jonathan explains how Bitwage works and the habits of its users. Jonathan and Charlie discuss paying bills directly with Bitcoin. Jonathan talks about the avenue Bitcoin provides for populations outside of the US to protect wealth. Charlie shares why he thinks Bitcoin is the superior, easier currency in most countries. Jonathan explains how Bitcoin can’t have a bank run.