John and Glen hold court on Libra’s recent cryptocurrency pivot, including Facebook’s quixotic stab at creating some separation from the initiative. Plus glimmers of post-COVID credit union hope, John’s unsolicited Facebook M&A advice and Glen’s DC punk obsession.
Links related to this episode:
CU Broadcast’s coverage of CUNA’s economic update: https://www.cubroadcast.com/episodes/2160-cuna-chief-economist-shares-economic-update-and-expectations-for-unemployment-a-bit-rosier
TechCrunch’s recap of Libra’s (and Novi’s) changes: https://techcrunch.com/2020/05/26/facebook-rebrands-libra-wallet-service-calibra-to-novi/
Libra’s site: https://libra.org/
Some Libra history: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libra_(digital_currency)#Libra_Association
John’s latest tech toy: https://discord.com/
And just to amuse Glen: https://www.dischord.com/
Reaching WAY back into the archives for this 2016 episode John mentioned: https://www.big-fintech.com/Media/BIGcast/ArticleID/18
Best Innovation Group’s ongoing Digital Town Halls for best practice sharing on Credit union responses to COVID-19, held each Wednesday: https://www.big-fintech.com/CU-Digital-Town-Hall
The BIG website: www.big-fintech.com
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