Financial services have traditionally been slow to embrace new innovations because of the size and complexity of their operations and the stringent regulations that apply to them. What is clear is that tokenization and digitization of assets is a trend that is continuing, ultimately culminating in the idea of the metaverse. Meanwhile, both the public sector (central bank digital currencies) as well as the private (stablecoins) are building the necessary payment infrastructrue as regulatory clarity has become a global priority after Facebook’s Libra project. The token has awoken, so you better get ready.
Speaker: Geert Wijnhoven, Innovation Expert – ING