• 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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  • Jacquelyn Melinek is a New York-based reporter covering funding, decentralized finance (DeFi), DeFi market structure such as DEXs, borrowing, lending and yield products, decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs), and DAO governance and structure. She previously reported on energy markets for S&P Global Platts and Bloomberg News and is published in over 65 news outlets. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Media and Journalism.