The PurpleTrader Show: Eps 8 - The Future of DeFi, Social Tokens & Investing in The Crypto Market

In this episode, we speak with Maex Ament. Maex co-founded Centrifuge & Taulia, an active angel investor and startup advisor. For those unfamiliar with Centrifuge, this company enables users to bridges assets like invoices, real estate, and royalties to DeFi. Borrowers can finance their real-world assets without banks or other intermediaries.

In our latest interview, Maex speaks to us about all sorts of topics about DeFi, social tokens, and his experience as an investor in this space. Maex also provides some tips on how entrepreneurs can continue to build in this current bear market, and what it will take for us to get out of it.


Full Episode

Watch the full episode down below.

Why I'm Passionate About Crypto - A talk with Maex Ament

In this video, Maex explains why he is so passionate about this space despite the many setbacks the crypto space has faced over the years.

The Barriers Preventing DeFi From Being Mainstream - What It Will Take To Onboard New Users

Over the years, DeFi has become more popular as more investments have come into the space. However, that doesn't mean there aren't many issues with the DeFi space. In this video, Maex explains the barriers preventing DeFi from truly taking off and what it will take for it to become mainstream.

What It Will Take To End the Crypto Bear Market

Is the crypto bear market here to stay? Crypto is experiencing one of its worst bear markets since its' development. Over the past year, we've witnessed the collapse of $LUNA, 3 Arrow Capital, and FTX, which has left people wondering if this is the end of crypto. In this video, Maex provides his thoughts on ending this crypto bear market and how to bring the space back in the right direction.

What to Look For Before Investing in a Crypto Project - Tips From an Angel Investor

Maex likes helping build companies, ideally from the early stages until the startup is ready to scale. As mentioned above, he founded and exited several companies in Germany and the US, including Taulia (sold to SAP) and Centrifuge. He advises and is an active angel investor when he's not creating companies.

In this video, Maex provides some tips on what he looks for before investing in a crypto project.

Crypto Entrepreneurship? - Advice for Crypto Startups Building in This Bear Market

Building a startup is difficult but building a crypto startup in a bear market can be seen as crazy. For the crypto entrepreneurs, Maex provides some tips to crypto starts ups trying to build in this current bear market.

Closing Remarks

**These videos should not be taken as financial advice but as informative and educational content. Please do your own research.**

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