Solidus Labs CEO Asaf Meir told Blockworks that the digital asset industry’s ‘blank canvas’ appealed to him because he was able to create something out of nothing.
“I heard about cryptography from the security engineering team,” Veltman said. “And then, as I started learning about blockchain, it really resonated with me from an intellectual standpoint.”
Orser is excited about people starting to see blockchain as a disruptive technology and not just an investable asset.
Sonnenshein described himself as “steadfastly loyal to Barry Silbert and to the vision that he set out” to accelerate the development of a better financial system through the proliferation of digital assets and blockchain technology.
When Sean Rooney moved back to the US in 2015, he had to fly from Los Angeles to Milan just to close his accounts and transfer money to his American bank. It was his frustration with how incompatible different financial systems were that motivated him to look into digital assets.