How Asia's Trading Culture Results in a Vastly Different Crypto Scene - Ep.126

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Luis Buenaventura, founder of Bloom Solutions, and Leo Weese, president of Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong, discuss the crypto scene in Asia — how it differs from that of the West, and how it differs within the region. We also cover the regulatory climate there, how Korean traders occasionally stuff their pockets with cash and hop flights to Hong Kong, and whether the Hong Kong protests have had any impact on interest in BItcoin. Leo and Luis also talk about Binance and what they think are the top crypto projects in the region. Plus, they reveal Asia's perception of Tron.

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Episode links:

Luis Buenaventura: https://twitter.com/helloluis

Bloom: https://www.bloom.solutions/

Leo Weese: https://twitter.com/LeoAW

The Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong: https://www.bitcoin.org.hk/

On Twitter: https://twitter.com/bitcoinorghk?lang=en

Panel from the Oslo Freedom Forum, where I met Leo and Luis: https://unchainedpodcast.com/alex-gladstein-of-the-human-rights-foundation-on-the-3-reasons-bitcoin-matters/

Previous Asia scene episode: https://unchainedpodcast.com/asia-edition-mining-a-crypto-yuan-and-the-two-main-reasons-the-chinese-are-interested-in-crypto-ep-102/

Crypto Garage: https://cryptogarage.co.jp/en

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