As Coinbase aims to enter the Southeast Asia market amidst the SEC debacle, we sat down with Hassan Ahmed, Country Director, Singapore, Coinbase and discussed the different challenges and opportunities for crypto exchanges in the region.
Find out what the country director thinks about regulation, where cryptocurrency is heading, and whether Coinbase is officially entering Singapore in this exclusive interview.
0:04 - Key challenges and opportunities for crypto exchanges in Asia
01:43 - Regulatory impacts on operations of crypto exchanges
03:53 - How can Singapore regulators avoid an SEC vs Coinbase debacle
05:13 - Is regulation proving to be a deterrent or safeguard for new investors exploring crypto?
06:13 - Why is Coinbase incentivising USDC purchases in SG?
07:57 - Is Coinbase looking to exit the US market into UAE or Singapore?
09:13 - What's the future of cryptocurrencies in Southeast Asia and what trends would shape the industry here?