“It’s about uniting the world, with crypto technology being a means to an end.” – On the Record with Zhiyuan Sun, Cointelegraph
With a background in financial journalism, Zhiyuan got into crypto writing after seeing its potential to transform society beyond systems of finance. After several years of experience writing for major financial media outlets such as The Motley Fool, Nasdaq.com and
“Unbanked poor people have much lower barriers to entry to financial systems with crypto” On the Record with Nicole Buckler, BeinCrypto
Welcome to ‘On The Record’ with YAP Global – a series where we speak to the journalists behind the stories that keep you up-to-date on the pulse of the digital asset, DeFi, blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. Nicole has been working
Bringing over four years of tech, crypto and blockchain journalism experience to her role as a Senior Account Executive, Leila is now focused on helping web3 infrastructure projects define themselves within the larger crypto narrative, including Biconomy, KYVE Network, Boba
“I’m really trying to look for the projects with genuine utility” – On the Record with Tom Farren, Cointelegraph
Welcome to ‘On The Record’ with YAP Global – a series where we speak to the journalists behind the stories that keep you up-to-date on the pulse of the digital asset, DeFi, blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. Tom Farren is a
YAP Global had its first-ever global team off-site in Spain at the end of April 2022. 23 Yappers gathered at a stunning villa in the town of Sant Pere De Ribes, located just 30 minutes away from Barcelona
“We will need to weed out lots of fake promises and technologies that come with any new industry” – On the Record with Aoyon Ashraf, CoinDesk
Welcome to ‘On The Record’ with YAP Global – a series where we speak to the journalists behind the stories that keep you up-to-date on the pulse of the digital asset, DeFi, blockchain and cryptocurrency industry Although Aoyon Ashraf spent
In April 2022, YAP Global hosted its first-ever in-person offsite in Barcelona to unite the team. It was no small feat getting 22 team members from San Francisco, Cape Town, Melbourne, Seattle, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and London to a Spanish
The Crypto, Blockchain, and DeFi industry is a remarkable space full of ambition, innovation, and a drive to make a difference in the world. But as a newcomer, it can be very daunting. In this blog post, Sam O’Donohoe, an Account Executive shares his journey in George Harrap’s Path Of The Degen workshop from our recent company offsite in Barcelona.
Find out more about the day in the life of a Senior Account Executive at YAP Global! An aggressively explorer of the world of DeFi, Crypto, Blockchain and Web 3, CJ has a strong thirst to understand and demystify the
DCentral Miami is more than just the biggest NFT and DeFi Conference – it’s a symbolic starting point for all future DeFi Conferences connecting communities through art, culture, and crypto. There is room for us all in the blockchain ecosystem, and this event, specifically the NFT Gallery, is s a perfect opportunity to celebrate just that.
From flying around the world for different conferences, connecting with journalists and clients, finding out firsthand about exciting new projects, Mia is our social butterfly. More here, in our third #MeetTheYappers blog post. Can you tell us the story about
It has been a busy conference circuit for many in Crypto, no less so for the YAP Global team. The last major event in Lisbon, Portugal was the Solana Breakpoint conference taking place from 7 to 10 of November. The
A recap from our TOKEN2049 2021 drinks reception The TOKEN2049 conference in London was a welcomed reunion for members of our community to celebrate all things decentralised finance and reconnect with friends from across the globe. We were all encouraged
Casey has worked for some of the most prestigious financial media publications in the world, including Bloomberg. Now she works for Blockworks, covering breaking news within the crypto space to help institutional investors understand and make better financial decisions around digital assets. We spoke to Casey for our On the Record series.
“When I think about crypto, one word that immediately springs to mind is innovation” – On The Record with Leila Stein, features editor at BeInCrypto
Welcome to ‘On The Record’ with YAP Global – a series where we speak to the journalists behind the stories that keep you up-to-date on the pulse of the digital asset, DeFi, blockchain and cryptocurrency industry Fittingly for a reporter
Can DeFi Be The Better Financial System? Will the so-called trustless nature of decentralised finance really work because we need to trust code which we don’t understand? In our latest, and final episode, on season one of YAP Cast, we’re
Why Do Financial Crisis Happen? Bitcoin, which was created in 2008 and is now considered digital gold, is a move toward hard currency, but where does it sit following the 2008 and 2009 crises? In our latest episode on YAP
Why is it So Hard to Move Money? Some say that Bitcoin comes from the idea of the Hawala ecosystem. Both don’t need a trusted central authority to function and have faced down the steely glare of regulators. With such
Where is Debt Heading? Debt is something that many of us live with. There’s good debt and there’s bad debt, but where is it heading today and how does DeFi fit in? In our latest episode on YAP Cast, we
The Need For Debt What is debt and how does it fit into the broader financial markets? And more importantly, why would someone want to get into debt? In our latest episode on YAP Cast, we turn our attention to
The Art of Borrowing and Lending Money Should banks lend to people knowing they may struggle to repay the money back? Should interest be charged? And how can decentralised lending solve the issue of bringing equality of money back to
Money as a Social Construct How much does money play a role in impacting our social lives today? And is it an abstract thing or something functional that many prefer not talking about? In our latest episode on YAP Cast,
What is inflation and is it truly bad if it increases our salaries or improves the value of our investments? We’ll be continuing our discussion with Sam Kazemian, the founder of Frax Finance, the world’s first fractional algorithmically-stabilized stablecoin and the only of its kind to maintain its peg.
In this episode on ‘How do we measure money?’ Samantha Yap is joined by Sam Kazemian, the founder of Frax Finance as they put explore how the new types of currencies emerging affect fiat currencies?
In this episode on ‘Where does money come from’ Samantha Yap is joined by Dr Cathy Mulligan, Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico and Director of DCentral Lab turn their attention to where money comes from and who decides what it is.
In this episode on ‘Reinventing Money’ Samantha Yap is joined by George Harrap, Co-Founder and Head of DeFi at YAP Global where they discuss what it means to reinvent money and how money could one day be replaced by digital currencies such as Bitcoin.
In this episode on “What is Money?” Samantha Yap is joined by George Harrap, Co-Founder and Head of DeFi at YAP Global where they the touch on different forms of money, issues of trust and accountability with our money, differences in the perceived value of money, and the difficulties that can arise from trying to get our hands on our money when we need it.
Learn more about Ethereum, its origins, where the ecosystem is today and everything in between!
Hi, I’m Samantha Yap, and I like to identify as a journalist at heart. I’m a storyteller and I like to document things. This sets the premise for why I decided to create YAP Cast, presented by YAP Global, and
In what has been a ceaseless week of connecting, networking, educating and maybe some partying, we say au revoir to Paris and leave with suitcases not only crammed with merchandise from the conference but our mental luggage filled with cherished memories from our interactions with the most exciting projects in DeFi and Ethereum.