Episode 169: Interview with Jack Jia of Wyre


This week Mike Townsend sits down with Jack Jia of Wyre. Jack is the founding employee at Wyre and in this show we talk about the inspiration for the idea which largely came from a PayPal hackathon in 2015. We talk about how Wyre uses bitcoin behind the scene to enable much faster and cheaper foreign exchange. We also spoke about Jack's experience living and doing business in China and how he sees the crypto landscape unfolding in the US and globally.

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Hosts: Mike Townsend

Guest: Jack Jia

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