Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev and Paxos CEO Charles Cascarilla on How to Avoid Another GameStop
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In this discussion I moderated for Paxos, Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev and Paxos CEO Charles Cascarilla discuss GameStop, the broken traditional financial infrastructure, and how blockchain technology may change the future of settlements. Show highlights: why Robinhood stopped trading on GameStop and AMC stock earlier this year what both Charles and Vlad think the feasibility of T+0 settlements versus Citadel’s and the DTCC’s aim of T+1 settlements  how the GameStop scenario would have been different in a T+0 environment  what it would look like if certain markets used T+0 settlements while others still settled on T+1 why Robinhood decided to add crypto back in early 2018 how Robinhood’s crypto operations work on the back end why Robinhood does not allow users to move crypto off-platform whether securities trading or crypto will be a larger portion of both Paxos’ and Robinhood’s business model what Paxos and Robinhood have planned for the near future Thank you to our sponsors! E&Y:   Kyber Network:     Episode Links:   People: Charles Cascarilla Linkedin  Coindesk Profile  Previous interview with Laura  Blog post on the GameStop saga  Vlad Tenev Twitter  CNN Article  Tweet Thread on T+2  Companies: Paxos Twitter Paxos Settlement Service Wall Street Journal write-up  Robinhood Twitter Robinhood Crypto Public offering    Miscellaneous Links Citadel on settlements DTCC on settlements  Other: Caitlin Long Unchained episode: 
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