episode  44

Libra … A New Global Currency?

with Heath Behncke, Founder and Managing Director of Holon Global Investments

Everybody’s talking about the Libra, a new cryptocurrency proposed by Facebook, which advocates claim could transform the businesses and the lives of billions of people around the world. So … what’s it all about?

I caught up with Heath Behncke,  the Founder and Managing Director of Holon

Global Investments, and the Executive Chair of the Libra Association, to get his thoughts on why we need Libra, what it could mean for companies doing business internationally and whether the currency will become a reality, given the challenges it has faced in recent months.

Tune in to find out:

  • Why Facebook decided to launch the Libra
  • How the Libra is different to other crypto currencies 
  • How the Libra could transform the shape of global business, especially for SMEs
  • When Libra is likely to launch, given the controversy around it in 2019.

I really enjoyed this conversation with Heath, and I hope you do too. If you know someone who would benefit from this interview, please share this episode with them.

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