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Former Mastercard CEO Gilles Novel joins mx51

Former Mastercard CEO and payments industry veteran Gilles Novel has joined mx51 as the company’s new director of product. Novel brings more than two decades of experience in the payments industry to this role, most recently serving as Vice President/Head of Acceptance at Mastercard. Prior to that, Novel held senior payments roles at Verifone, Optus …

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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong describes a ‘realistic blueprint’ for how the crypto industry can evolve

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong lays out what he thinks is a “realistic blueprint” for future crypto regulations in the US and abroad. Armstrong says in a new blog post that policymakers should start by regulating and providing clarity for centralized entities and start that process by regulating stablecoin issuers. CEO says companies don’t need to …

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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong calls for regulation of the crypto industry

On December 20, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong released a draft on regulating centralized actors in the crypto space while protecting decentralized innovation. Armstrong believed that regulation by centralized entities such as exchanges, stablecoin issuers and custodians of cryptocurrencies would be the best thing for the industry. He said: “This is where we saw the greatest …

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Paxful CEO Preaches Bitcoin Self Stewardship, Advises Against Crypto Exchange

The case for self-custody is growing stronger as investors seek proof of their holdings on crypto exchanges. While some CEOs have decided to double down on ensuring the safety of funds on their platforms, Ray Youssef, CEO of crypto exchange Paxful, embraced the idea of ​​self-custody when he took responsibility for more than 11 million …

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