Interview with Chris Maurice founder of Yellow Card

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By Around The Coin - The Premier Fintech Podcast and Faisal Khan Brian Roemmele Mike Townsend. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
In this interview Mike Townsend interviews Chris Maurice, CEO and co-founder of Yellow Card, a cryptocurrency exchange operating across Africa. In high school, Chris started an SEO consulting firm which helped optimize over 140 websites on Google, including Prezi.com. In college, he started a manufacturing and supply chain logistics company producing clothing and shoes out of a factory in Pakistan. As a boy from Southern Louisiana who had been on a plane four times before founding Yellow Card, he then flew to Nigeria on two weeks' notice to build a company bringing Bitcoin to everyone. Hear the story of how Chris launched a bitcoin business in Africa, and how he met Jack Dorsey, (CEO of Twitter and Square), in Africa. Sponsors: Otter Labs www.hireotter.com - Hire great and inexpensive developer with staff augmentation through Otter. Redeeem https://redeeem.click/qdza - Redeeem is a decentralized peer-to-peer exchange that lets you save 15% or more on gift cards using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

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