Hong Fang: From China Via Wall Street to Bitcoin
Ep. 137

Hong Fang: From China Via Wall Street to Bitcoin

Episode description

My guest is Hong Fang, CEO of OKCoin, a global, US-licensed cryptocurrency platform serving 190+ countries – the largest reach of any US-based exchange. Hong was born and raised in China, holds an MBA in Finance, Accounting and Entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. After that she worked at Goldman Sachs and left Wall Street for cryptocurrency after realizing digital assets offer the financial inclusion that traditional finance only claims to.

– Hong Fang: from Wall Street to Bitcoin
– Free markets vs. central planning
– Wealth inequality
– Her view on China’s Bitcoin bans
– CBDC’s and Bitcoin
– El Salvador’s Bitcoin law
– OKcoin’s trading data in different regions
– Use cases Western and emerging countries
– A danger for Bitcoin
– Experiences from their Lightning integration
– “Earn” product, STX and MiamiCoin
– Bitcoin in 2022