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?
What does a day in the life of an Account Executive at YAP Global look like? What do you love about working in PR and communications, especially in such a fast-paced, constantly evolving industry? London based Account Executive Joe Langsworthy shares his insights in our first blog post of #MeetTheYappers
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.
Rooftop parties, a groundbreaking new communications DAO & Vitalik Buterin – Day two with YAP Global at EthCC
Day two of EthCC was even more action packed than the first! Vitalik Buterin spoke on the main stage to a packed audience,
A lot has changed in 502 days. That was when the Ethereum community was last united at EthCC in March of 2020. But after over a year of burdensome compromises to our contemporary lives, we can finally connect with one another once more in glorious metropolitan Paris.
Bitcoin is a decentralised digital currency that first went live in January 2009. This piece explores practical questions around Bitcoin including where to buy it, store it, and the state of Bitcoin today.
Mark Cuban, Samantha Yap, Sam Kazemian, George Harrap and more come together for the inaugural DeFi Summit
YAP Global and YAP Global client join Mark Cuban and more for DeFi Summit, the premiere virtual community event for the latest innovations in DeFi.
Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous creator behind Bitcoin, remains as one of the biggest mysteries in the crypto world. They also invented the technology behind the world’s most impactful financial revolution in history.
COVID restrictions are finally starting to ease in parts of the world and as we look to the future we’re keen to start attending some of our favourite crypto conferences. And this week we’ve got an exciting one lined up
EthCC is the biggest yearly European Ethereum conference, an event by the community, for the community. The conference brings together influential movers & shakers, with crypto leaders unpacking a range of topics related to the Ethereum ecosystem.
Blockchain has finally become too big to ignore. This has opened the flood gates to global acceptance, making it increasingly important to develop effective communication strategies to get your company heard. Here’s how to share your story around the world.
YAP Global, a leading PR agency specialising in cryptocurrency and decentralised finance clients has expanded its senior communications team, hiring Edelman’s crypto and fintech expert, Martyna Borys as an Account Director.
“Our job is to explain these complicated topics in plain terms and tell the reader why it’s interesting!” – On the Record with Ryan Weeks, Fintech freelance reporter
For this latest instalment, we met with Ryan Weeks – a Fintech freelance journalist previously on the books at AltFi, Wired and Financial news to discuss his transition into becoming a freelance reporter, the effects of lockdown on the journalism industry and movements within the Fintech space.
Navigating the world of DeFi can be challenging – with new projects surfacing week by week, it can be hard to keep up. Allow us to guide you through the ins and outs of DeFi from developing DAOs to understanding the wild world of yield farming.
At YAP Global, we are passionate about helping our clients get their story covered across niche blockchain, mainstream tech and finance media across the world. Here’s how we helped VC-firm Eden Block’s get their angle presented.
As an industry saturated with tech jargon, it can be a challenge to keep up with it all. Allow us to guide you through the jungle and help make sense of crypto’s most complicated topics, including blockchain.
We sit down with Andrey Shevchenko, Technology Editor at Cointelegraph about his journey venturing into the crypto space, his thoughts on how the industry has matured and what he thinks about NFTs.
We caught up with Leigh Cuen, globally renowned freelance journalist who has reported for Business Insider, Al Jazeera, TechCrunch, VICE and CoinDesk. We spoke to Leigh about her favourite stories, women in fintech and the importance of female mentorship.
Networking, pitching for business and employee interaction are all integral parts of any agency in the media landscape and can be difficult to replicate in a remote environment. Luckily YAP Global was already functioning successfully in a remote-working model.
Here’s how to navigate the loss of face-to-face networking, business pitching and media collaboration from afar.
Allow us to deep dive into some of the most important things you should know about blockchain and the impact this technology has on our collective futures.
George brings a wealth of experience having built the first crypto remittance startup in the world, Bitspark; 6 cryptocurrency exchanges both centralised and decentralised; launched 12 stablecoins; raising millions from VC and corporate investors along the way. With the media spotlight back on the crypto industry, growing institutional interest in Bitcoin as an asset class