Crypto hype cycles and the future of with CEO Peter Smith

Episode 5 of Season 2 of The Scoop was recorded at's New York office with Frank Chaparro and Peter Smith, Founder and CEO at Listen below, and subscribe to The Scoop on AppleSpotifyGoogle PlayStitcher, or wherever you listen to podcasts. Email feedback and revision requests to [email protected] is one of the oldest companies in the crypto world. Best known for its consumer wallet business, the firm has expanded into new verticals over the past year, launching an exchange, institutional lending, and over-the-counter trading businesses.


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On this episode of The Scoop, CEO Peter Smith joined The Block's Frank Chaparro to discuss:

  • How the firm has leveraged its 40 million wallet accounts to break into new segments
  • The size of the non-custodial market versus the custodial market
  • The crowded crypto exchange space 
  • Facebook Libra

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