[MTB Podcast] Episode 7: The Future of Transportation and Mobility for All
In this episode, host Cornelius McGrath chats with Megan Colford, who works in Government Relations for Lime. They talk about the future of transportation answering questions like: how will we get around in the future and what does that mean for consumers and cities alike? Megan is a Stanford Graduate who holds a joint MBA and a MA in Theology and Ministry from Boston College. She’s a former Apple employee and was previously the Bay Area General Manager for Lime.
[MTB Podcast] Episode 6: The Fintech EU Action Plan: how is the ICO regulatory framework changing
Peteris Zilgalvis (@PZilgalvis) is the Head of Unit for Digital Innovation and Blockchain, and the co-chair for FinTech Task Force at the European Commission. Peteris was schooled in Southern California, graduating with a bachelor’s from UCLA in 1986 and then received his JD from USC in 1990. Peteris has worked for the Latvia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the World Bank and most recently at the European Commission, where has worked since 2005.
In this episode, we talked about the EU’s framework for future blockchain regulation, in particular how is the landscape of ICO regulations changing going forward.
[MTB Podcast] Episode 5: How blockchain based capital raising can reshape private securities markets
On this episode, Rashad Kurbanov stops by to discuss how blockchain based capital raising can reshape private securities markets. What issues plague the current start-up and growth companies’ capital raising process? Is ICO the only way to use blockchain to raise capital? Do regulations need to change or should technology be adopted to meet regulatory requirements? What benefits are there for the entrepreneurs and investors from using blockchain based platforms? How iownit.us is approaching technology and regulations to develop capital markets infrastructure for non-public companies?
Rashad is the CEO of iownit.us. He has 25 years of experience in capital markets focusing on implementing advanced technology solutions across various asset classes.
[MTB Podcast] Episode 4: Demystifying ICOs/Cryptocurrencies Regulations with Monette Stephens, TokenSoft
On this episode, Monette Stephens (@monettems) stops by to talk in details about token sales, security and compliance. What is the impact for the entrepreneurs behind the Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)? How is TokenSoft playing in this environment? Are there any differences in compliance between EU and in US? What’s the motivation on the entrepreneurs’ side to work with TokenSoft? What do you think about the geographic implications of ICOs regarding the move to another country to raise capital?
[MTB Podcast] Episode 3: The role of artificial intelligence in our future
On this episode Vivek Wadhwa (@wadhwa) stops by to talk about the future. What’s it going to look like? Are we prepared for it? Who is going to come out on top in the workforce? We dive deep into the role that artificial intelligence will play in our futures, especially when it comes to work, and also discuss what our future economic and education systems may look like in the time of exponential technological change.
[MTB Podcast] Episode 2: Inside GDPR & The Future of Data Privacy (Sabrina Ross & Eliott Behar)
Sabrina Ross (@sabrinaross) and Eliott Behar (@eliottbehar) have had a busy year than most thanks to GDPR. Both Sabrina and Eliott are world-class privacy security experts in their own right.
[MTB Podcast] Episode 1: ICOs & Blockchain with Adam Sterling
Adam Sterling (@adambsterling) is the first ever guest on our Mind the Bridge podcast. Adam is an ICO & Blockchain extraordinaire who is the Executive Director of Berkeley Center for Law and Business at the University of California Berkeley.