Down the DeFi rabbit hole with YAP Global & friends in London

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 to ‘fall down the DeFi rabbit role’ as we hosted the leaders of the crypto, […]

“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 covering the tempestuously unpredictable cryptocurrency space, Leila Stein leads a life that’s fundamentally characterised by […]

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 the need for debt. To help us answer this, we’re joined by Sidney Powell, co-founder […]

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 people who are discriminated against with current systems? In our latest episode on YAP Cast, […]

Introducing the Story of Money by YAP Cast

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 kick it off with the series on the Story of Money. I’m the founder of […]

George Harrap, Former CEO of Bitspark, joins YAP Global as ‘Head of DeFi’

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