Tushar Aggarwal, Persistence and Institutional DeFi

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December 19th, 2020

43 mins 45 secs

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In this episode we talk to Tushar Aggarwal, the CEO of Persistence. A protocol, made with the help of Tendermint and Cosmos-SDK, powering Institutional Decentralized Finance. Persistence bridges DeFi and traditional finance by facilitating borrowing of crypto-assets using real-world assets as collateral.

We spoke to Tushar about the vision of Persistence, the power of DeFi and what role will institutions play in it. Bridging of crypto and traditional world finance. Stable coins and their value. Discussed what are aggregators of crypto-liquidity and their use. Ways to aggregate capital in a non-KYC fashion. Business, technology, community and the 3 ingredients required for a successful company. We also mention Decrypt Asia and what role does building strong business relationships can have on success.

Persistence bridges DeFi and traditional finance by facilitating borrowing of crypto-assets using real-world assets as collateral. The Persistence technology stack consists of products facilitating the end-to-end journey of the borrowing of cryptoassets using real-world assets as collateral. By removing all the complexities of using public blockchains, Persistence products enable seamless institutional adoption while catering to crypto-native users. Featuring Asset Tokenization, Asset Exchange and Liquidity Aggregation.

The projects that have been mentioned in this episode:

| Tendermint | Persistence | Cosmos | Kava | IrisNET | Terra | Robinhood | Edgeware | Keep Network | NuCypher |

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