Wyre Talks

Ep 24, Delivering Crypto to the Masses with Erik Voorhees, CEO of ShapeShift and Taylor Monahan, CEO of MyCrypto.

Episode Summary

Taylor Monahan is the founder and CEO at MyCrypto, a free, open-source interface for interacting with the blockchain. Erik Voorhees is the founder and CEO of ShapeShift.io, an instant exchange for digital assets, and author of the pioneering Bitcoin blog, Money and State. Today, Erik and Taylor join us at ETHDenver to discuss the current state of cryptocurrency, including the progress the industry has made to date in terms of UX and mass awareness.

Episode Notes

We’ve come a long way, baby. In fact, it’s mindboggling to consider the progress cryptocurrency has made, as an industry, since the introduction of Bitcoin in 2009. But we’re still a long way from mass adoption. So, how can improvements in UX lower the barrier to entry? Who are the players working to push crypto adoption forward? And what potential catalysts could spark widespread use of crypto among the general public?

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