How Do We Build The Future of Finance Today? [VIDEO]

Do you remember your reaction the first time you saw a Bitcoin ATM in person?  Whether the markets are up or down, crypto’s utility and growing adoption have always been most exciting to me. 

Bringing modern financial technology to everyday individuals is the ongoing challenge and inevitable path of hyperbitcoinization. 

Those who influence this process the most are crypto entrepreneurs, my favorite people on the planet.  So when I discovered Freedom Gateway at the Guns N’ Bitcoin conference in Miami, I was pleased to have the opportunity to meet and sit down with Connor Alexander, the company’s founder. 

Freedom Gateway is a Pittsburgh-based startup building and deploying innovative financial technology.  One of the highlights of the Guns N’ Bitcoin event was the contentious Monero panel, in which Connor Alexander participated. 

“If Monero and Bitcoin came out at the same time, one million percent I would be fully in Monero, and Bitcoin wouldn’t be around anymore,” Connor told me.  “The weird stigma around [Monero] hurts the entire [crypto] community that causes exchanges to feel weird about it. The banks are terrible; they hate crypto.” 

As a blockchain startup, Freedom Gateway is creating a Compliance as a Service (CaaS) software platform enabling regulatory compliance, allowing businesses more time and money for growth. 

Mr. Alexander explained: 

“Freedom Gateway currently develops and manages Fintech kiosks, but we see our software as an agent of empowerment to the innovative entrepreneurs currently disenfranchised by the odious barriers to entry present today.” 

In my discussion with Connor, we covered everything from Monero’s growing usage to crypto ATM licensing.  

During our interview, the crypto startup founder shared some unique insights about expanding to other states. I even offered him some ideas about going international and doing business in Latin America. 

We also talked about sourcing capital and our best advice for entrepreneurs these days. 

Enjoy the full interview here: 

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Learn how to adopt blockchain technology properly for yourself and your business.  

Of course, here at The Crypto Vigilante (SUBSCRIBE), we have no official relationship or affiliation with Freedom Gateway – or any other company or crypto project we recommend. 

Remember that the sooner you familiarize yourself with these concepts and protocols, the further ahead of the game you’ll be when the mainstream catches up. 

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Rafael LaVerde

Rafael LaVerde has a background in private equity and venture capital. He discovered Bitcoin in 2012 while volunteering on Ron Paul's presidential campaign. He served as board member of a Libertarian Super PAC while doing post-graduate work in economics, and was also a member of the University of Texas’ Mises Circle. His formal education includes graduate degrees in continental philosophy and psychology. He has been a Bitcoin miner since 2014. Rafael also managed investor relations for the BitAngels Network, which helped finance the vast majority of early Bitcoin startups, and was also part of the DApps Fund team that revolutionized funding structures that eventually became known as ICOs and STOs. He was also the founding partner of what became one of the very first Bitcoin venture capital funds.