Ajit

Tripathi

Ajit Tripathi, a CoinDesk columnist, is the head of Institutional Business at Aave. Previously, he served as a fintech partner at ConsenSys and was a co-founder of PwC’s U.K. Blockchain Practice.

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DeFi Will Decentralize the Enterprise
The real innovation of decentralized finance (DeFi) is decentralization, not finance, our columnist says.
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NFTs Can Bring the Real World On-Chain
NFTs are the first wave of real-economy “e-commerce” transactions on public blockchains, says our columnist.
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How to Bring Off-Chain Assets to DeFi
Institutions are interested in DeFi for off-chain assets, such as real estate. Here, from our columnist, are some issues they might consider.
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Why I'm Long Crypto, Short DLT
"Too many champions of crypto want to be the epicenter of decentralization," says our columnist.
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Banks Need to Adopt Crypto, Now
Resistance is futile and the time for doing nothing with crypto was two years ago, not today, says our columnist.
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'Where Banks Go, Regulation Follows.' Why Institutional Acceptance Is a Double-Edged Sword for Crypto, Feat. Ajit Tripathi
As mainstream players like PayPal enter the crypto market, they bring in millions of new customers. But they bring more onerous regulation, too. Be careful what you wish for, Ajit Tripathi tells Ben Schiller on the Opinionated podcast.
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Bitcoin Is Good for PayPal, but Is PayPal Good for Bitcoin?
PayPal's embrace of crypto brings a potential 345 million people into the ecosystem. But where banks go, regulators follow.
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In Fintech, Fiat and Crypto Worlds Are Converging
Crypto firms and banks are partnering at scale, part of the broader democratization of payments systems around the world.
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4 Ways COVID-19 Will Bring Banks and Regulators to Crypto
Consensus:Distributed speaker and CoinDesk columnist Ajit Tripathi argues the pandemic will normalize the use of CBDCs and cryptocurrencies.
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4 Reasons Central Banks Should Launch Retail Digital Currencies
Central banks have four good reasons to adopt digital currency: financial stability, identity management, inclusion and consumer protection.
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