In this video, Blockworks’ “Forward Guidance” podcast host Jack Farley sat down with George Zarya, CEO, Bequant, at Blockworks Digital Asset Summit in London to talk about why institutions are waiting on the sidelines when it comes to moving into digital assets.

Zarya has extensive experience in the investment and cryptocurrency sector, pioneering electronic trading technology in emerging markets, notably Russian, India and China. Over the years he has led several successful large investment banking teams as well as running his own business and has spent his entire career in disruptive technology and finance.

Watch the full interview below.


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