CopperCasts — Episode 026

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In recent months, crypto has certainly received more than its fair share of attention from regulators and policymakers.

The enormity of this interest was evidenced at the DC Blockchain Summit in downtown Washington in May. Attended by over 800 people – including many of the country’s top lawmakers, regulators and crypto lobbyists – the conference was the largest gathering of the crypto industry in Washington to date.

Ahead of the summit, Tyler sat down with Perianne Boring, the founder and president of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, which hosted the summit.

As our long term listeners are aware, CopperCasts are split into two parts; a short (2min) video in which our guest shares with us something they find unusual or inspiring about the digital asset space, followed by a traditional audio-only podcast, which you can search for in all the usual places.

In her conversation with Tyler, Perianne explains that coming from a small town in Florida, the ripple effect of the housing crisis in 2008 was severe in her town. So when shortly afterwards a friend introduced her to bitcoin, she was immediately attracted by the asset’s monetary properties. In 2014, Perianne founded the first national trade association for the industry, working to help policymakers in DC make sense of blockchain technology and what it can do for the country.

In her Show & Tell, Perianne provides an overview of the regulatory landscape for digital assets in the United States, explaining that although there are a panoply of regulators overseeing the crypto space, the industry is lacking a coordinated approach to regulation.

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Previous episodes:

Ep 001 – Charlie Morris

Ep 002 – Geoff White

Ep 003 – Jeff Hancock

Ep 004 – Piers Ridyard

Ep 005 – David Shrier

Ep 006 – Iain Wilson

Ep oo7 – Michael Hall

Ep oo8 – Erica Stanford

Ep oo9 – Konstantin Anissimov

Ep 010 – Yichen Wu

Ep 011 – David Marsh

Ep012 – Stani Kulechov

Ep013 – Hugo Philion

Ep014 – Philip Gradwell

Ep015 – John Newbery

Ep016 – Jakob Palmstierna

Ep017 – Rebecca Ferguson

Ep018 – Nate Hindman

Ep019 – Mona El Isa

Ep020 – Patrick Zielbauer

Ep021 – Philippe Naegeli

Ep022 – Fadi Aboualfa

Ep023 – Julian Sawyer

Ep024 – Mirza Uddin

Ep025 – Jason Yanowitz

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