Nic Carter Shares Insight on Dollars, CBDCs, Blockchains and Bitcoin

“You have a situation where the network of the dollar is becoming impaired due to the excessive politicization of it,” he said

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Nic Carter; Blockworks exclusive Art by Axel Rangel

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key takeaways

  • Everyone still wants dollars, but tens of millions of people prefer them in stablecoin format because it’s unencumbered. It’s an open transactional network, among other advantages, Carter said
  • “We’ve achieved recognition that bitcoin is not going away, regardless of whether you dislike it and it is an important part of the macro conversation,” he said

Nic Carter, a general partner at Castle Island Ventures and co-founder and chairman of Coin Metrics, joined Blockworks for an interview at Bretton Woods: The Realignment after speaking on multiple panels during the conference. 

In this interview, Carter discussed themes from the conference and shared some insight on: 

  • The dollar system 
  • US sanctions and politicization 
  • Blockchain applications 
  • Liberalizing access to dollars 
  • Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs)
  • Altering the nature of social media across the internet 

Watch the full interview with him below. 

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