84. What is Decentralized Finance (DeFi)?


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In this episode, we are happy to be joined by two blockchain enthusiastic and experienced guys, Henrike Hjelte CEO/Co-Founder at ChromaWay, and Jens Frid Co-founder at Scaleout. Henrik & Jens helps us to understand what decentralized Finance is and we talk a lot about things around blockchain and decentralized technologies. Henrik shares insight from his experience in developing the blockchain-based game called "MyNeighborAlice". We also talk about the challenges and opportunities for people wanting to start businesses utilizing blockchain and decentralized technologies as well as what kind of institutional adoption we see today.

Henrik also shares some news about their launchpad/accelerator program for startups wanting to build a business on blockchain, so stay until the end of the episode for that information!
Jens will facilitate the track for Decentralized Finance on Sthlm Fintech Week which will be held between 14th - 18th of February, so don't miss that as there will be plenty of interesting guests, keynotes, and panel discussions.

This episode was made in collaboration with Invest Sthlm who recently released a guide on the Fintech Scene in Stockholm, you can find the guide here: https://www.investstockholm.com/documents/75/stockholm-fintech-guide-2021.pdf

Henrik on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/henrikhjelte/
Jens on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jensfrid/
Chromia blockchain website: https://chromia.com/
ChromaWay website: https://chromaway.com/
MyNeighborAlice website: https://www.myneighboralice.com/
Sthlm Fintech Week Signup: https://sthlmfintechweek.com/

Johan on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johanlindskog/
Gustaf on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gustafhardafsegerstad/
Fintechpodden on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/18896098/admin/
Fintechpodden on the web: https://fintechpodden.com/

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