UNAJUA S7 EP2: Digital money 2.0 - Whose liability is it anyway? feat. Ronit Ghose

As African society increasingly goes digital, how is money - the lifeblood of commerce - changing with the times? Ronit Ghose talks about new forms of money and how the old guard is reacting to it.

UNAJUA S7 EP2: Digital money 2.0 - Whose liability is it anyway? feat. Ronit Ghose
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In the second episode of this digital money-themed UNAJUA series, Ronit Ghose breaks down the fundamentals of Digital Money 2.0. Listen in to hear Ronit frame terms like cryptocurrency, commercial bank money and electronic money. He also explains why the question of Whose liability is it anyway? is critical to understanding how the global financial status quo is being challenged.  

Ronit Ghose is the Global Head of Banking, Fintech and Digital Assets for Citi Global Insights (Citi Group). Ronit is also the lead author of the Citi Global Perspectives & Solutions (Citi GPS) insights platform. He advises Pan-African VC, Launch Africa Ventures and talent search startup Remotexec, and sits on the Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE) advisory board.

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