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This opening episode of a crypto-themed UNAJUA Series featuring Ronit Ghose takes a close look at how blockchain tech is (re)shaping the global financial services industry. In this podcast, Ronit answers the question, "Will blockchain-enabled fintech solutions completely disrupt incumbent financial institutions." He'll speak to some of the most significant geopolitical policy shifts shaping how incumbent financial institutions are thinking about blockchain tech adoption/deployment and cite some of the more notable experiments, pilots, and policy work happening around Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs). Ronit Ghose is the Global Head of Banking, Fintech and Digital Assets for Citi Global Insights (Citi Group). Ronit is also the lead author of the Citi Global Perspectives & Solutions (Citi GPS) insights platform. He advises Pan-African VC, Launch Africa Ventures and talent search startup Remotexec, and sits on the advisory board of the Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE). Click here (https://telbee.io/channel/uuatbnkraty1vn-nkazpcg/index.html) to leave us a 60-sec voice note with your reactions to any of the topics raised in the UNAJUA Series. (We will include some of your audio takes in future follow-up episodes.) PROMO: African Tech Roundup is partnering with Socialstack to launch a social token ($ATRU) on the Cello blockchain to drive community engagement. Listen in to today's episode to see how you could be one of the first few to receive some $ATRU social token. JOIN THE REVOLUTION: Create a Celo Account via Socialstack (https://wallet.socialstack.co/) EARN $ATRU TOKEN: Click here(https://forms.gle/CE7DrkszZzLXDCA6A) to complete the form and earn your $ATRU. SUPPORT US: Support our independent media-making efforts by becoming a Patreon(https://www.africantechroundup.com/patreon/). Image credit: CHUTTERSNAP / Unsplash