Show #16 Inclusionism with Akin Sawyerr on What Money Is


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Aug 19 2019 59 mins  
A continuation of our last conversation about the use of banking resources in Africa, this episode with Akin explores the question" what is money"? Akin Sawyerr is the Managing Director of Feleman, a Team Lead at Decred, an investments and consulting firm focused on payments systems, remittances, and blockchain solutions to catalyze growth in emerging markets. Akin is also the co-founder of RocRemit, a blockchain remittance company, and is a director of Splash Mobile Money, a mobile payments company in Sierra Leone. Akin is a fount of knowledge on mobile money and payments in Sub-Saharan Africa. We chatted about his early involvement in Splash, why blockchain will revolutionize remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa, and the changing profile of the successful African startup founder. Without further ado, here’s my conversation with Akin Sawyerr. You can connect with him www.twitter.com/akinsawyerr on Twitter or on LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/akinsawyerr --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/inclusionism/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inclusionism/support