Aug 16, 2021
Fireblocks is building infrastructure to help businesses adopt digital assets with a suite of products, providing institutions access to DeFi with security and convenience. Last month, Fireblocks raised over $300 million at a $2.2B valuation.
CEO Michael Shaulov comes on the Bankless Podcast to explore why institutions are choosing to outsource their crypto-native workflows to an infrastructure company like Fireblocks, whose expertise and products aim to provide secure & effective storage, transactions, and issuance.
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6:00 Michael Shaulov of Fireblocks
8:05 Valuation and Raise
13:18 Institutional FOMO
17:39 What is Fireblocks?
22:27 Outsourcing Workflows
27:41 Institutions are Coming
31:31 Clients & Products
41:52 AWS For Crypto Banking
48:22 Security & Management
54:10 Bullish on DeFi
1:00:16 CeFi & DeFi Activity
1:08:20 Using Aave & Compound
1:12:50 Bridging into DeFi
1:15:58 Institutional DeFi
1:30:26 Too Successful
1:35:31 The DeFi Mullet
1:39:17 Closing & Disclaimers
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