68. China's Bitcoin Bans with Neil Woodfine

In this episode Saifedean talks to Neil Woodfine, Head of Marketing at Unchained Capital. Neil got involved in the emerging bitcoin industry in China in 2014 through work at bitcoin exchange Okcoin and went on to co-found a remittance start-up, which used bitcoin to facilitate payments between overseas businesses and their Chinese suppliers. Neil talks about his experience navigating the unpredictable Chinese regulatory environment, how he views China’s recent ban on bitcoin mining, and how we might expect governments around the world to respond to the rise of bitcoin in years to come.

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