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S1E12 YAP Cast: Can DeFi be the Better Financial System?

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

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S1E11 YAP Cast: Why do Financial Crises Happen?

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

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S1E10 YAP Cast: Why is it So Hard to Move Money?

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

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S1E9 YAP Cast: Where is Debt Heading?

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

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S1E8 YAP Cast: The Need for Debt

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

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S1E7 YAP Cast: The Art of Borrowing and Lending Money

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

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S1E6 YAP Cast: Money as a Social Construct

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,

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S1E5 YAP Cast: Why Does Money Lose Value Over Time?

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.

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S1E3 YAP Cast: Where Does Money Come From?

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.

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S1E2 YAP Cast: Reinventing Money

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.

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4 Best Tips on Remote Business Building and Networking: YAP Global Explains

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.

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