An inside look at how CoinFLEX is trying to create a repo market for crypto

Episode 27 of Season 2 of The Scoop was recorded remotely with The Block’s Frank Chaparro and Mark Lamb, CEO of CoinFLEX.

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CoinFLEX emerged in 2019 as one of the first marketplaces for physically-delivered crypto futures. Now, the Hong Kong-based firm has relaunched its platform to build out a repurchase market for digital assets.

Mark Lamb, CEO of CoinFLEX, sat down with The Scoop this week to talk about the plan.

In the traditional context, a repurchase market or "repo market" allows large clearing banks to exchange assets for short bursts, providing a quick way to finance other activities. Trillions of dollars a day move in the repo market. But in cry