Charles interview with the Japanese Nihon Keizai Newspaper: “Credibility of Crypto is at Issue”

Charles interview with the Japanese Nihon Keizai Shimbun published in print and on their digital edition on July 1: “Credibility of Crypto is at Issue”.

Charles discusses his views about the current state of crypto including progress made in legislation and the movement toward securing the integrity of the industry which has struggled with price volatility and establishing credibility.

He also talks about the problems with the technology underpinning Bitcoin and why he chose to enter Ethiopia and partnered with the government on the development of a new cryptocurrency with them.
Finally the reporter asks Charles about plans for the future which include smart contracts and the five eras of Cardano.

Original article can be found below (paid, Japanese)

There is also an English article available about fintech leaders calling for regulations to foster a cashless society during the Nikkei’s Global Digital Summit 2019 in June.
Talks about a ‘Fourth approach’ touted to escape Google-Apple-Facebook-Amazon oligopoly.

(Charles Hoskinson, left, CEO of IOHK; Yosuke Tsuji, representative director and CEO of Money Forward; Yoshiki Yasui, founder and CEO of Origami; and Takashi Okita, CEO of SBI Ripple Asia, talk about how smartphones, QR codes and blockchains spell doom for cash.)