Digging further into Libra’s origin story

Fintech Beat podcast, Ep. 13

Facebook's Libra crypto coin logo is picture next to gold Bitcoins. (Cheng Feng Chiang/iStock)
Facebook's Libra crypto coin logo is picture next to gold Bitcoins. (Cheng Feng Chiang/iStock)
Posted August 6, 2019 at 5:00am

Fintech Beat talks with the former head of Bank of America’s global quant business, and a co-founder of Sila Money, who has raised red flags about the Facebook Libra project. Alex Lipton argues that Libra’s core design resembles the vision laid out in an open-source paper published by the Royal Society and Scientific American.