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Akin Sawyerr is the strategy lead for Decred, where he also leads governance functions and supports the proliferation of Decred across Africa.

Decred is an open and progressive cryptocurrency with a system of community-based governance integrated into its blockchain.

Sawyerr is also an early investor and director of Splash Mobile Money, the largest mobile payments company in Sierra Leone.

He is a long time executive and entrepreneur operating in mobile money, remittances and payments in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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In this episode you’ll learn:

What use cases within decentralised finance (DeFi) Lawyerr is most excited for and why? [3:20]

What aspect of DeFi Lawyerr thinks will have the biggest impact across Africa. [10:48]

What the best assets to peg a stablecoin’s value to are. [14:05]

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