The US crypto market is a must, even with regulatory uncertainty, spats: Zodia Markets

Quick Take

  • In response to increasing demands, Zodia Markets is pivoting to the U.S. sooner than expected.
  • The firm is backed by Standard Chartered.

Episode 41 of Season 5 of The Scoop was recorded with The Block's Frank Chaparro, and Zodia Markets CEO Usman Ahmad.

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Usman Ahmad is the CEO of Zodia Markets, a crypto trading firm that partners with institutions and corporations. Zodia Markets is already registered by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority and is in late stage conversations with the central bank of Ireland, which with new EU regulation means a passport to Europe. But given demand from the U.S., the firm has accelerated its strategy.

In this episode, Ahmad talks about Zodia, its evolution and the division of custody.

During this episode, Chaparro, and Ahmad also discuss:

  • Zodia's risk management strategy
  • How to develop a diverse crypto business
  • Potential catalysts in the months ahead

This episode is brought to you by our sponsors Circle and CleanSpark.

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